Appearance and Personalization

How to personalize Windows, Android, iOS, macOS, and other software platforms. How to customize the appearance of your gadgets, apps, and hardware.

How to add or remove Windows 10 Start Menu folders

By default, Windows 10 displays a couple of folders on the Start Menu’s left side column, for easy access Few people know that this list of folders is editable, and you can easily add or remove folders to or from the Start Menu The procedure is not complicated at all, and all you...

How to set up and add Google Drive to File Explorer

If you use Windows 10, you know that it adds a separate and distinct shortcut for OneDrive to File Explorer, one that you can't remove The same happens with Dropbox if you install it on your Windows 10 computer or device However, this doesn't happen with Google Drive, at least not by...

How to change the language on Netflix (7 ways)

How to change the language on Netflix It's a simple question that many people are asking Although the answer is pretty straightforward, you might find it easier to just follow a couple of instructions on how to do it Without further ado, do you want to learn how to change the...

The Quick Access Toolbar in Windows 10: All you need to know

  With all the tabs and buttons available in File Explorer, the Quick Access Toolbar in Windows 10 is surely overlooked by many users That is a shame because the feature is subtle, practical, and easy-to-use, which are not words I often use when it comes to Windows 10...

How to make Windows 10’s File Explorer show thumbnails for all media files

File Explorer normally shows thumbnail previews for all kinds of files, like AVI, MKV, and even FLV video files However, on some systems that have special configurations, as well as in older versions of Windows 10, File Explorer might be unable to display thumbnails for some media...

How to change the language on your Android phone

It's easy to change language on Android All it takes is a few taps, and you can use your Android smartphone or tablet in any language you want This tutorial illustrates how to change language on your Android phone from English to Spanish However, the steps are the same for...

How to enable the File Explorer Dark Theme in Windows 10

Did you know Microsoft created a File Explorer Dark Theme in Windows 10 If you're tired of bright windows when you browse the files on your PC at night, you can opt to enable the File Explorer Dark Mode However, when you apply this dramatic theme to File Explorer, other Windows 10...

How to customize the Android Quick Settings menu

As implied by their name, the Android Quick Settings provide fast access to different features on your smartphone or tablet Instead of wasting time digging through settings and menus, you can use the switches in the Quick Settings menu to toggle features like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or...

How to change a folder’s view template in Windows 10’s File Explorer

In Windows 10, you can use one of the five built-in view templates to have File Explorer display a folder's contents just the way you like them This helps you optimize the way you see the files stored in that folder for increased efficiency and can also reduce the time it takes to...

How to change a folder icon in Windows 10 in 3 easy steps

Changing a folder icon in Windows 10 can help you identify and locate it faster, allowing you to customize each folder according to your style Not to mention, it breaks up the monotony of yellow folder icons on your Windows 10 computer or device Change one folder's icon to make it...

Is the Windows 10 Search bar missing? 6 ways to show it

There are several reasons why the Windows 10 Search bar could be missing It might be a bug from the latest Windows 10 update (again!) or some setting that's hiding the Search box No matter the reason, if you follow these steps, you should be able to access the Search bar and return...

What is a screensaver and should you use one?

Have you heard about screensavers Do you know what they are and what their purpose is Why do we call them screensavers after all Do they save our screens We have done a bit of research and found out that, although popular more than a decade ago, due to changes in monitor technology,...

Windows 10 Dark Mode: How to turn it On and Off!

Windows 10 has a Dark Mode The feature is not new, and it has been improved over time Today it looks and works better than it did when it was first launched, back in 2016 When enabled, Dark Mode changes the appearance of the Windows 10 interface from white to black That can be...

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 create a screensaver with IrfanView, in Windows

The quest to find good screensavers seems to be quite daunting these days because either you cannot find something you like or the things you find are full of malware So, let us show you a different direction, in which we help you create a great screensaver with your own photos In...

How to add a shortcut for speed dial and direct message on Android

To speed dial on Android or to send someone a message without wasting time going through your contacts, you must first create a direct message or a direct dial widget on your smartphone's Home screen It is a simple process, and, once completed, you get an Android call shortcut or a...