User Accounts and Family Safety

How to manage user accounts, user groups, parental controls, and other settings. We cover Windows, Android, iOS, macOS, and other platforms.

How to change user folder locations in Windows 10 (Documents, Downloads, etc.)

Have you heard the term “user folders,” and did you wonder what these folders are Do you know where to find them on your Windows 10 computer or device In this article, we explain what user folders such as Downloads, Documents, or Music are Then, we’re also going to show you how...

6 ways to change an account to Administrator and back in Windows 10

If you want to promote a trustworthy user or limit the permissions of a naughty one on your Windows 10 PC, there are several ways to change an account type from Standard to Administrator and the other way around While a Standard account lets you access the device and make changes...

6 ways to sign in to Windows 10

Most people sign into Windows 10 using their password or the PIN they’ve created for their user accounts However, there are other ways in which you can log in to Windows 10 You can do it using your face, your fingerprint, or a security key, if your computer offers support for such...

6 ways to add a local (non-Microsoft) user to Windows 10

There are times when you need to know how to add a non-Microsoft account to Windows 10 Microsoft accounts come with the advantage of syncing your settings across multiple devices However, some users prefer giving that up, in exchange for the more secure and private experience of a...

How to switch to a Windows 10 local account from a Microsoft one

If you already gave the Microsoft experience a shot and you're not impressed, switching to a Windows 10 local account from a Microsoft one is a simple process While logging in with Microsoft has the advantage of cross-device synchronization, some users choose the security and privacy...

3 ways to create a Microsoft account from your browser

Do you want to use Microsoft products and services like Windows 10, Xbox, Skype, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Office, or OneDrive Well, to get access to all their features and benefits, you need a Microsoft account Creating a Microsoft account is free and can easily be done from your...

How to add a Microsoft account to Windows 10

When you install Windows 10 or set it up for the first time, the operating system invites you to create a Microsoft account However, during the setup process, you only get to configure one Microsoft account What if you need to use more than one Microsoft account on your Windows 10...

How to automatically login without a password into Windows (using netplwiz)

Regardless of whether you use Windows 10 or Windows 7, you may want to automatically login without entering a password, while keeping your existing user account password You may have a long password, and you are using a PC where only you have access If this is what you want, then...

How to unblock a number on Android: All you need to know

There may come a time when you have a change of heart and decide to unblock a number on your Android Maybe you overreacted, or you simply miss the person and want to give them a second chance No matter the reason, it's not hard to unblock a number on your Android smartphone, if you...

How to add a contact to WhatsApp on Android: 4 ways

Adding a new contact on WhatsApp is not something you often do, since all the contacts saved on your Android smartphone are automatically available in the popular chat app However, there are times when you want to use WhatsApp to reach out to someone whose contact is not in your...

How to create a Google Account in 4 easy steps

It's simple to create a Google Account, and having one makes your life a lot easier Did you just buy an Android smartphone and want to get new apps for it Then you need a Google Account Do you watch videos on YouTube and want to subscribe to your favorite channels You need a...

How to add a contact on your Android: 4 ways

There's more than one way to add a contact on your Android smartphone You can type in the number, add it from your logs or chats There are also several apps that let you add a new contact on your Android, and you can choose which one to use depending on the situation This tutorial...

How to login to Windows 10 with a PIN? How to change the login PIN?

People hate passwords because they are long, hard to remember, and preferably unique To keep your security at a decent level and make it faster for you to sign in, Microsoft has created several authentication methods for Windows 10 One of the fastest is the PIN In Windows 10, you...

How to set up a Google Account on Android

Setting up a Google Account on Android is needed if you want to access Google services and apps from the Play Store Android relies on your Google Account to access a lot of features and apps, so we recommend using one Whether it's a device you just got or adding new credentials...

How to unlock your PC with your face, using Windows Hello Face

Just like Android or iOS on modern smartphones, Windows 10 can also unlock your computer, tablet, or laptop using facial recognition This is done with the help of a feature called Windows Hello Face, that helps users sign-in with their face if their device has support for it Here is...

How to use multiple Skype accounts at the same time in Windows 10

Using multiple Skype accounts at the same time can help you keep an eye on different areas of your life simultaneously You can use one account for work conversations and business calls, one to keep in touch with your family, and another to hang out and make plans with your friends...