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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 set a custom ringtone on an iPhone (2 ways)

How to set a custom ringtone on an iPhone (2 ways)

Custom ringtones are a great way to give your iPhone a personal touch and make it stand out from the crowd. So, I thought it’d be helpful to show you how to set custom ringtones on your iPhone. There are two main ways to do this: you can either add ringtones to your iPhone from the iTunes Store or create your own custom ringtones using
How to change the ringtone on an iPhone

How to change the ringtone on an iPhone

Ever wonder how to change your ringtone on an iPhone? Maybe you’re bored with the current one or looking for a distinct iPhone ringtone sound to set your device apart from others. Or perhaps you’re wondering how to assign a ringtone to a contact on your iPhone, which is useful if you want to know who’s calling without looking at your device. Either way, I’ve
How to enable or turn off Dark Mode in Windows 10

How to enable or turn off Dark Mode in Windows 10

Did you know that Windows 10 has a Dark Mode? Having been present in the operating system for quite a while, it has seen significant improvements since its introduction in 2016. This mode transforms the interface from white to black, enhancing usability in low-light environments and when working during the night. It’s also great for those who simply prefer the way of the Dark Force.
How to clear notifications on Android

How to clear notifications on Android

Receiving app alerts is generally helpful, but it's important to regularly clear notifications on your Android device. You may also want to address permanent notifications that can't be easily killed. Some apps may be rather annoying because they display persistent notifications that remain even after hitting the Clear (all) button. Luckily, there are methods to delete these notifications, making room for more important alerts. In
How to hide the content of notifications on Android

How to hide the content of notifications on Android

Every time you get a notification from an Android app, your lock screen shows the app’s name, icon, and a preview of the message. Apps like WhatsApp, Messenger, and Messages even show who sent the message and part of the text. While this is convenient, it also means others might see your personal messages. If you want to keep this information private, it’s important to
How to hide notifications on the Lock screen in Android

How to hide notifications on the Lock screen in Android

How do I hide notifications until face unlock on Samsung? How do I get notifications not to show up on my Lock screen? If these are the questions that brought you here, it’s pretty clear to me that you’re trying to figure out how to hide notifications on your Android phone’s Lock screen. 🙂 These alerts can be handy, but if you’re concerned about privacy,
How to remove the Lock screen widgets from Windows 11 and Windows 10

How to remove the Lock screen widgets from Windows 11 and Windows 10

At the end of March 2024, Microsoft started deploying a new update for Windows 11 (KB5035942), followed by Windows 10 (KB5035941). This update addressed many issues and bugs but also introduced a new feature: the ability to display widgets on the Lock screen for things like sports, traffic, and finance content, along with the weather forecast. This feature was not turned on immediately for all
How to change the language on Android (including Samsung)

How to change the language on Android (including Samsung)

Switching languages on Android is easy! Just a few taps, and you can use your Android phone or tablet in any language you fancy. In this guide, I’ll walk you through changing your Android device’s language from English to Spanish as well as from Spanish to English. But don’t worry if you have a different language in mind (like Chinese, Japanese, German, Arabic, or Hindi),
How to use stickers on your iPhone

How to use stickers on your iPhone

Stickers can represent a fun way to have a chat with friends and family on your iPhone. Moreover, creating and using live stickers or other types of stickers is easy, and anyone can do it on their iPhone. Would you like to learn how to create live stickers and how to put stickers on messages? If your answer is yes, here’s how to use stickers
How to change brightness in Windows 11

How to change brightness in Windows 11

One of the things every computer user does relatively regularly is to adjust the brightness of the screen, especially when working on a laptop. That’s true for Windows 11 users, too, as many want to either increase the brightness on their laptop because of glare or reduce brightness to lessen the burden on their eyes during the night. Regardless of your reasons, here are eight
How to change the language on an iPhone

How to change the language on an iPhone

Knowing how to change the language on your iPhone comes in handy if you’re bilingual or if the interface of the iOS device you bought is not in your native tongue. In a couple of minutes and with just a few taps, you can change the iPhone language to one of the other 40+ options available. This guide illustrates changing the language on your iPhone
How to change brightness in Windows 10

How to change brightness in Windows 10

Knowing how to turn up the brightness and lower it can be useful if you spend a lot of time on your Windows 10 computer or device. This setting is especially important when you use a laptop or a tablet because, whether you are indoors or outdoors, you might need to increase or decrease the display’s brightness according to your surroundings. Fortunately, most laptops have
What does RGB mean? How is it used? What about RGB lighting?

What does RGB mean? How is it used? What about RGB lighting?

If you have ever used a gaming computer, image editing applications, or a graphic tablet for creating illustrations, it is impossible for you not to have met with the term RGB. Are you curious about the meaning behind RGB, its applications, or the reason why it frequently pops up in discussions about computers, gadgets, or displays? In this article, I’ll try to make this all
How to create a phone wallpaper with Galaxy AI on a Samsung Galaxy S23

How to create a phone wallpaper with Galaxy AI on a Samsung Galaxy S23

When I went to the Samsung Galaxy S24 launch event, I loved the demos of the Galaxy AI features and wished I could use them on my Samsung Galaxy S23 smartphone. Fortunately, Samsung has recently released the One UI 6.1 update, based on Android 14, which expands access to mobile AI on phones that didn’t include these features out of the box: the Samsung Galaxy
How to setup Dynamic Lighting on Razer gaming accessories

How to setup Dynamic Lighting on Razer gaming accessories

Dynamic Lighting is a feature introduced in Windows 11’s 2023 Update (23H2), allowing us to control RGB lighting effects on compatible devices directly from the operating system’s settings. This feature makes it easier to customize lighting effects on a variety of devices, including gaming gear made by Razer. In this guide, I’ll show you how to enable Dynamic Lighting in Razer’s Synapse software and Windows
How to change the keyboard language on iPhone

How to change the keyboard language on iPhone

Sometimes, you need to know how to change the keyboard on an iPhone to one you’re comfortable with. Maybe you want a different iPhone keyboard layout, or you’re wondering how to add a language to the keyboard on iPhone to communicate with friends from abroad in their native tongue. No matter what you need, you’re in the right place. This guide illustrates how to add
How to hide apps on an iPhone

How to hide apps on an iPhone

Is it possible to hide apps on an iPhone? I received this question from more than just a few people these days, so I decided to investigate. What I’ve found is that while iOS doesn’t have a built-in feature to hide apps, it does allow you to remove apps or entire pages from your Home Screen, as well as hide apps from searches. Although those
How to get back the navigation bar on Android (including Samsung Galaxy)

How to get back the navigation bar on Android (including Samsung Galaxy)

Nowadays, many Android smartphones come without a navigation bar. You know, that bar that used to be shown at the bottom of the screen, including three buttons for Back, Home, and Switch Apps or Recents, depending on how phone manufacturers name it. This happens because Google wants to promote the use of gestures for navigating our phones and interacting with our apps. However, not everyone