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 turn on and off Dark Mode in Microsoft Edge

Dark Mode is a cool feature that all operating systems and many apps have adopted. You might like it too and find it easier on the eyes than the default Light Mode. However, the Dark Mode doesn’t look great in all apps and all situations, and some people want to disable it. Whether...

The Start Menu live folders: How to use them in Windows 10

Folders are one of the defining concepts of Windows, as they’re one of the best ways to organize files and other folders on your computer or device. The same is also true for the Window 10 Start Menu, which can include live folders for your app tiles and shortcuts. This guide tells...

How to get rid of a permanent notification on Android

While it’s generally helpful to get alerts from your apps, there are some notifications you can’t swipe away on your Android smartphone or tablet. That is because some apps display a permanent notification on Android that won’t go away when you hit the Clear (all)...

How to make Google my search engine in Microsoft Edge

The new Chromium-based Edge is, in my opinion, a fantastic browser. However, inserting search terms into its address bar revealed that the default search engine in Microsoft Edge is Bing, and it wasn’t exactly obvious how to make Google my search engine instead. If you also want to...

How to hide apps from the Windows 10 Start Menu

Do you want to organize the Start Menu on your Windows 10 computer and wish you knew a way to remove or hide certain apps that clutter it up? Would you like to do all that without having to install a Start Menu replacement from a third party? If we’ve got your...

Show or hide Recently Added & Most Used apps in Start Menu

The Windows 10 Start Menu All apps list displays all your installed apps in alphabetical order. To make the All apps in the Windows 10 Start Menu more useful, Microsoft lets you decide whether you want to show two additional sections at the top of...

How to hide all apps & make a single-column Start Menu

There are many people out there, including us, who like simple things, and pursue that goal in all aspects of our lives. The Start Menu from Windows 10 is one of those small things that can be changed to be simpler. By default, it includes a list of all the apps installed...

How to pin to Start Menu in Windows 10: The complete guide

Do you want to know how to pin to Start in Windows 10? While most users figure out how to pin apps to the Start Menu in Windows 10, not everyone knows how to pin settings, email accounts, or their favorite locations. Did you know you can also pin a file to the Start...

10 ways to organize and change the Windows 10 Start Menu

Did you know that you can customize the Windows 10 Start Menu to look however you want? The Windows Start Menu went through many changes during the more than twenty-five years it’s been around for. However, unlike previous versions, the Start Menu in...

How to pin Steam games to Start in Windows 10

If you’re a gamer and want everything within reach, it’s a great idea to pin Steam games to the Start Menu in Windows 10. While Steam offers a Favorites list, launching the app to open a game can feel like a long time when your friends are waiting for you online. But...

How to change the iPhone keyboard language: All you need to know

Sometimes, you need to know how to change the keyboard on iPhone or iPad to one you’re comfortable with. Maybe you want a different iPhone keyboard layout, or you’re adding a language to iPhone to communicate with friends from abroad in their native tongue. This guide illustrates...

How to change language on iPhone or iPad: All you need to know

It comes in handy to know how to change the language on iPhone 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...

Why is my screen black and white? Fix this problem in Windows 10!

Is the screen of your Windows 10 PC black and white? Do you want to change the color of the screen back to normal? Windows 10 has some color filters that may have been activated by mistake, or maybe somebody with access to your PC decided to prank you. It doesn’t matter how Window...

How to change language on Windows 10: All you need to know

If you just got a new computer or device, you might want to change the language on Windows 10 to one you’re comfortable with. However, to change the Windows display language, you first need the corresponding Windows 10 language pack. At the time this guide is written, Microsoft...

Where are screenshots saved? Change their location in Windows 10

To answer questions like “Where are my screenshots in Windows 10?” or “Where do print screens go on Windows 10?”, you must first understand there are several ways to take screenshots on your computer or device. Screenshots (also called print screens by some)...