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 restore the desktop icons in Windows 10 and Windows 11

You could be wondering how to restore the desktop icons in Windows 10 or Windows 11 for several reasons. Maybe all your icons are missing from the Windows desktop, in which case showing them again can be done easily with a couple of clicks or taps. Or perhaps you want to restore your...

How to add or remove desktop icons (shortcuts) in Windows

While shortcuts are useful, knowing how to add and how to remove icons from your desktop helps you avoid clutter and keep everything tidy. Showing only one icon by default, Windows 10 and Windows 11 appear to encourage a “clean” desktop, but you can add as many shortcuts as you...

How to change the Windows 11 theme

A Windows theme is a collection of settings that alters visual and sound aspects of your operating system. When you change the Windows 11 theme, you can modify several elements (background, color, sound, and mouse cursor) simultaneously, so this is an easy and impactful way of...

Best Christmas wallpapers for your smartphone in 2021

As we reach the end of a difficult 2021, the Christmas spirit is slowly but surely taking over. We know that many of you have already decorated your houses and are preparing to spend some peaceful moments at home. But no Christmas preparation is complete without decorating your...

3 ways to change the wallpaper on your Android smartphone

While you might not realize it, you see the wallpaper on your Android smartphone more often than any other image. So it makes sense to be picky about it and change it when you get bored with the old one, when you see something more interesting, or if you just want it to fit your...

How to change the background on Windows 11: 6 ways

Are you wondering how to change the wallpaper on Windows 11? Microsoft’s default choice for the Windows 11 background is beautiful and elegant. However, changing the wallpaper in Windows 11 is what makes your computer or device truly unique. And you see the Windows 11 desktop...

21 free Christmas wallpapers for your PC in 2021

As 2021 is quickly coming to an end, Christmas is just around the corner. It’s a special time for families and friends to reconnect, so most of us are looking forward to decorating and getting into that famous holiday spirit. And what better way to start than by choosing a new cute...

9 ways to turn the Windows volume up or down

Are you wondering how to increase the volume on your laptop, desktop computer, or tablet in Windows 10 or Windows 11? Or perhaps you want to know how to turn the volume up on a computer with your keyboard, so you’re looking for the sound volume shortcut key on your PC? The volume...

How to add Home screen shortcuts on Samsung Galaxy devices

The Android Home screen shortcuts are the fastest way to access your favorite apps and contacts. In this tutorial, we explain how to put apps on Home screen for your Android device, how to add or remove shortcuts, pin documents, files, and even websites to the...

Adding Home screen shortcuts on Android 12: all you need to know!

The Android Home screen shortcuts are the fastest way to access your favorite apps and contacts. In this tutorial, we explain how to put apps on Home screen for your Android 12 device, how to add or remove shortcuts, pin PDF documents, files, and even websites to...

How to set the default microphone in Windows 10

In Windows 10, connecting a new microphone usually sets it as the default device for recording. However, if you constantly plug in various sound inputs, you might find that your usual microphone for Skype or Teams calls is not working anymore or that the default recording device is...

The Windows 11 Widgets: All you need to know

The Widgets on Windows 11 is Microsoft’s latest attempt of bringing you the information and news you want, all in the same place. You can use the Windows 11 Widgets panel to get a quick overview of the data you need, be it the latest weather forecast, your...

How to add or remove icons from the taskbar in Windows 11

If you’re wondering how to add an icon to the taskbar in Windows 11, it all depends on what you want. There are several ways to pin a shortcut to the taskbar in Windows 11, and you can also include any taskbar items and taskbar corner icons you find useful. Or maybe you want to...

5 things you can't do with the Windows 11 Start Menu

Windows 11 brings many new features and improvements over Windows 10, including a completely redesigned Start Menu. By default, it’s now centered on the desktop, without live tiles, and much simpler compared to its earlier iterations from previous Windows operating...

How to access and restore the old right-click menu in Windows 11

The Windows 11 right-click menu is just one of the many controversial additions to the new operating system. Its design is cleaner, the actions are more logically sorted, but so far, very few apps have updated the way they integrate into the Windows 11 interface, so you have to dig...

The right-click menu in Windows 11: All you need to know!

The right-click menu is a tool that provides a handy list of actions, depending on the item that you use it on. With Windows 11, Microsoft tried to refresh the old design and improve the user experience. This article will cover the evolution from Windows 10 and the new features of...