How to use the smart Samsung Galaxy S20, Plus and Ultra notification light
Did you know that 'coronavirus' in a notification can make your Galaxy S20 light up red? Samsung has equipped the Galaxy S20, Plus and Ultra with smart notification lighting.
How to turn on the Galaxy S20's 120Hz display refresh rate
Check out a list of free games with 120Hz display refresh rate support for the Galaxy S20, Plus or Ultra to take advantage of, as well as instructions how to switch the 120Hz vs 60Hz refresh on all the Galaxy S20 models.
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How and when to watch the Galaxy S20 Unpacked event live stream from San Francisco
Watch Samsung's Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Z Flip Unpacked event right here and learn all the specs, the prices and the release date. February 20 in 2020 would be a pretty good day for a launch, wouldn't it?
How to sort contacts by first or last name on iPhone
By default, iOS will sort your contacts by the first letter of their last name. If this confuses you, here's how to fix it.
How to use your iPad as a second display for your MacBook, iMac: Catalina SideCar iPad Pro tutorial
Here's how to connect and use your iPad as a second screen to your iMac, MacBook, Mac Pro...
How to use AirDrop on your iPhone and iPad to share photos, videos, contacts, and links
Ever wondered what AirDrop is and what its purpose is whenever you swipe up your iPhone's or iPad's Control Center? If you have – worry not, for you're far from the only one. According to Google's just released "Year in Search" breakdown of what we ask its search engine for the most, "How to AirDrop" was at the very top of the how-to section in throughout 2014. We thought we'd help clear it up, because it does need some clearing up...
How to create, rename, and delete folders on an iPhone or iPad
Unlike its competing operating systems, iOS does not have any sort of app drawer to bundle all of a user's apps into. Instead, it dumps absolutely every downloaded app onto the home screen, which, sooner or later, could result in quite a mess. All major mobile systems support app folders, but for its crying need for organizational tools, iOS is probably the one where they are most important.
How to factory reset an iPhone
One question that you might bump into is how to do a factory reset on the iPhone 6 running the latest iOS 8.1.3 platform. Search for it in the universal search and nothing comes up...
How to screenshot your iPhone
Newer iPhones after the iPhone X use one shortcut to take screenshots, while iPhone 8 and earlier models rely on a different key combination. Here is how to screenshot your iPhone...
How to quickly disable Face ID and force iPhone to require passcode
Sometimes in an emergency you might want to disable Face ID. It's easy to do this on the latest iPhones and all it takes is just one step...
How to check AirPods Pro battery level on Android phones
As you start using AirPods on Android you will notice one thing that is missing: information about how much battery you have left. Luckily, there is an easy fix...
How to pair the noise-canceling AirPods Pro to your plane's entertainment system
Bought an AirPod Pro or are preparing to give them as the most sought-after gift to frequent fliers? Well, you are in for a surprise, as in-flight entertainment systems (you know, the small TV on the back of the seat in front) are designed and applied years behind the newest technology, and don't have Bluetooth connectivity.
How to edit videos with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 video editor
A cool new Galaxy Note 10 feature is the enhanced video editor found in the gallery. With its help, you can easily trim videos, add text to videos, combine several video clips together, and more – easily and without the need to install additional apps. Here's how you do that.
How to download Disney+ shows and movies for offline viewing
As to what can you find to download, here's a full list of what's available on Disney+ a brief few days after its inception (looking at you, $4.99 Apple TV+, against the $6.99 Disney+!)
How to connect an Xbox or PS4 DualShock controllers to your iPhone and iPad
Here's what you need to do to connect a PlayStation 4 or Xbox controller to your iPhone or iPad and hit the ground running on action-packed games like, say, the new Call of Duty mobile version, or simply enjoy Apple Arcade games in full screen:
How to shoot night mode photos on your iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max
Among the new features that graced the iPhone 11 series is the Night Mode inside the camera app. As we mentioned in our full review of the new iPhones, which is available right here, Apple is the last one to the game with Night Mode, but after using it for a while, we can say that it gets the complexity out of the way...
How to enable or disable swipe typing on iOS 13
Slide to Type is a new feature for iOS 13. It's on by default, but here's how you can toggle it if you want to.
Trouble logging into your bank app with Touch ID on iOS 13? Shake your iPhone...
If you are a Wells Fargo or Chase banking customer with a Touch ID-equipped iPhone, or even if you try to pay with Venmo, the iOS 13 update may have bugget out the authentication prompt screen, rendering it invisible.
How to get Apple Arcade for free right now and how to cancel the free trial
Surprise, surprise! It seems that Apple Arcade is already available to iOS 13 beta testers a whole three days earlier than initially expected. Apple's premium gaming service was set to launch on September 19, but if you've been using the iOS 13 beta, you might have already noticed that you can sign up for Apple Arcade...
How to scan QR codes and barcodes on iPhone and Android
Forget about all those QR code scanners available on Google Play! You can do the same thing and more using just your camera app of choice and Now on Tap! This is how to do it...
How to add a birthday to Google Calendar
Can't find where the "add a birthday" button is on Google Calendar? There isn't one. To do that you need to look elsewhere. Here's an easy to follow guide on how to add birthdays to your Google Calendar!
How to turn the Galaxy Note 10 into a drawing tablet
The biggest stand-out feature of Samsung's Galaxy Note series is hands-down the S Pen stylus. It is an accurate and versatile tool that allows you to do many things, some of which may even surprise you! Here's how to turn the Galaxy Note 10 into a dedicated drawing tablet for your computer!
How to link the Galaxy Note 10 to a Windows computer – notifications and messages on your PC!
Apple users have always had the benefit of a unified ecosystem and continuity between their iPhones and Mac computers. Android users haven't been as lucky, though in recent years Samsung has started paying greater attention to the connectivity between smartphones and computers. Here's how to set up and use Windows Link on your Samsung Galaxy Note 10!
How to turn off your Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10+
There are four ways to turn off your Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+. Here's how to do it!
OnePlus 7 Pro Easter egg unlocks hidden wallpapers, here's how to get them!
The OnePlus 7 Pro may have been out for a couple of months now, but a cool Easter egg has just been discovered that unlocks a handful of sweet wallpapers on the device.
How to block Apple contractors from listening on your accidental Siri recordings
Apple's voice-operated Siri virtual butler has been in hot water lately, due to an omission that gives third-party contractors access to accidental voice recordings. Amazon and Google do it with their smart speakers and the virtual Google Assistant or Alexa loaded on them but upon the initial setup they let you uncheck that option.
How to get iPhone gestures on the OnePlus 7 Pro
While the iPhone utilizes swipes from the bottom for “home” and “recent apps”, some Android manufacturers — like OnePlus and Samsung — will only use bottom frame of the device. Swipe from the bottom center for home, or swipe from the bottom-left and bottom-right for back (and / or recent apps).
How to show battery percentage on OnePlus 7 Pro
Ah, the battery icon — the source of so much anxiety. With our phone screens getting bigger and wider, and the notification slip becoming slim and minimalistic, the icons up there sure look tiny. So tiny, that the battery measure over there is kind of hard to read. “Wait, is that 70% battery? Am I at 40% or 20% now?”.
Apple releases public iOS 13 and iPadOS betas, here's how to download and install today
How to download and install iOS 13 and iPadOS public betas on your compatible iPhone and iPad
How to turn on dark mode in Chrome for Android
Google snuck a way to unleash the darkness, as long as you are running a version 74 or higher of Chrome for Android. Unfortunately, since forcing dark theme on websites is a hit-or-miss affair, as you will attest for yourself, Google hasn't provided an easy toggle in the browser's settings, so you'd have to hack your way through a bit.
How to watch Apple’s WWDC livestream on the 3rd of June, 2019
Apple's WWDC 2019 is about to kick off and you might want to tune in and watch the new announcements live. Here's how to do that!
How to install the Android Q Beta on a Google Pixel right now (and how to remove it later)
The Android Q Beta can be easily installed on a compatible Android smartphone. Just be aware of the risks involved: crashing apps and glitches are definitely a given. The Android Q Beta is compatible with all Pixel phones, as well as devices from many Android phone makers, including Sony, Nokia, LG, OnePlus, and Huawei.
Here's how to set an animated GIF or an MP4 video as a homescreen wallpaper (Android guide)
GIF files were introduced back in 1987 and ever since then, they have constantly taken part a small, yet prominent part in the Internet subculture. You've certainly come across such an image at least once during your web-browsing endeavors, and if you're sailing the virtual waters on a daily basis, you're probably stumbling upon loads of GIFs, MP4, and WebM (one of the standards that are supported with HTML5) images...
How to get iPhone gestures on the Samsung Galaxy S10
The gesture controls that Samsung has on the Galaxy S10 are not exactly optimal. Thankfully, there's an original Samsung app that adds a lot more variety and vastly improves the experience. It might even make it better than the iPhone XS navigation.
How to charge other phones with your Samsung Galaxy S10
You might've heard by now that Samsung's latest flagship phones are a bit of sorcerers — they can charge other handsets! And not via cable or anything cumbersome like that, but entirely wirelessly.
Galaxy S10: how to enter split screen, activate floating windows
The Galaxy S10 has a split screen mode, just like its predecessors have for years now. However, the way you get to it is a bit different than before, so you might be having trouble finding it. Not to worry — here it is!
How to make a GIF on Samsung's Galaxy S10, S10 Plus or S10e without downloading any apps
The Galaxy S10 series come with a bunch of features in its Samsung One UI, but this one is our favorite: did you know that you can create animated GIFs without downloading any additional software, just by using the stock camera application?...
How to enable swipe typing on Samsung Galaxy S20 keyboard
Did you know that the default Samsung keyboard supports swipe typing? Well, you do now! Here's how to activate it:
Where is the Weather app shortcut on Samsung Galaxy S10?
Samsung does have a Weather app pre-installed on its Galaxy phones, but you need to do some digging to find it! Here's how to get a shortcut for the Weather app on the Galaxy S10.
Bixby Routines on the Samsung Galaxy S10 series is secretly a great feature
Samsung's One UI rolled out to a large portion of Samsung former flagships and upper mid-range devices, but there's one super-useful feature that remained a Galaxy S10 series exclusive. Don't be surprised, but this one is Bixby Routines...
How to disable the annoying Secure Wi-Fi on the Samsung Galaxy S10
OK, OK, Secure Wi-Fi, thanks for the suggesion. Now, stop bothering us with a notification every time we connect to a Wi-Fi router, please.
Samsung Galaxy S10, S10e and S10 Plus: how to take a screenshot
How do you take a screenshot on the Galaxy S10 Plus? There are a couple of ways to do it and a few tricks you should know about...
How to set a video lockscreen on the Galaxy S10, S10+, or S10e
One of the cooler features of Samsung's Galaxy flagships over the past few years has been the option to set a short video as your lockscreen wallpaper. Yes, it's not the second coming of the Christ and it's not a particular useful one, not to say that it's not a new feature at all, but it's cool nonetheless, alright?...
How to change or disable Bixby button on Galaxy S10, S10 Plus and S10e
How do you remap or disable the Bixby button on the Galaxy S10 series? The Bixby assistant is something that most people would trigger more often by accident than on purpose, so here is how to fix that...
How to show battery percentage on Galaxy S10, S10 Plus and S10e
How do you turn on the battery percentage indicator on your Galaxy S10, S10 Plus or S10e? It's turned off by default, but here we show you how to enable the battery percentage meter in a few easy steps...
How to quickly turn your smartphone into a desktop PC
As much as smartphones are endowed with incredible power, productivity can still sometimes be limited due to their diminutive sizes. Some smartphones, however, can transform into versatile desktop PCs of sorts.
Facebook and Messenger: how to open links in external browser
Can you set Facebook to open links in an external browser instead of its internal web window? Well, yes... and no. It depends on what phone you're on, sorry. Here's how to do it!
How to improve the battery life of your Samsung Galaxy S10
Not quite happy with the battery life on your brand new Samsung Galaxy S10? Here are some helpful tips to improve its longevity!