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 pin to Start Menu in Windows 11

Are you curious how to pin to Start in Windows 11? Even if it uses icons instead of live tiles, you can still pin apps to the Start Menu in Windows 11, as well as files, folders, email accounts, or your favorite locations. As you’re about to see, when it comes to...

How to turn on Dark Mode in Windows 11

Windows 11 has a lot of improvements over its predecessor, both in terms of functionality and design. If you want to personalize your Windows 11 experience and you are a fan of Dark Mode on your devices and apps, we have good news: there is a Dark Mode for Windows...

8 ways to adjust the brightness in Windows 11

One of the things every computer user does relatively regularly is to adjust the brightness of the screen. That’s true for Windows 11 users, too, as many want to either increase brightness on their laptop to see better in bright light or reduce brightness to lessen the burden on...

How do I move the Windows 11 Start Menu to the left?

Windows 11 introduces many changes to the user interface, and one of the most important features is the Start Menu. Gone are the tiles from Windows 10, and back are the old-school shortcuts from Windows 7. Also, the Windows 11 Start Menu has new sections, and it is...

How do I make the text bigger in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera?

Have you tried to read a web page and had to squint your eyes because the font size was too small? The combination of resolutions and screen sizes can sometimes result in weird pairings that make the text on web pages hard to read. The question is: How do I permanently enlarge text...

How to use the Night Light in Windows 11

Most modern handheld devices and computers have a feature that can reduce the blue light emitted by their screens. On devices with Windows, this blue light filter is called Night light. The feature made its first appearance in Windows 10 and now Windows 11 supports it as...

How to change the language on Windows 11

Knowing how to change the language on Windows 11 comes in handy, especially if you have a new computer or device. The first step to change the Windows display language is to get the language pack you need from Microsoft’s vast collection. You only have to do this once for every...

How to edit the WinX menu, in Windows 11 and Windows 10

The WinX menu from Windows 11 and Windows 10 is one of our favorite menus because it gives us access to many useful tools. Unfortunately, its biggest drawback is that it’s fixed - you can’t change or modify it from anywhere in the operating system. So the question that arises is:...

How to change the touchpad settings in Windows 11

Knowing how to change the touchpad settings in Windows 11 is important if you’re using a laptop, a tablet, or any other type of mobile computer. While there are many types of touchpads for laptops, Windows 11 laptops usually come with precision touchpads, so you have more options...

How to personalize your Start Menu in Windows 11

The Windows 11 Start Menu looks and works differently from Windows 10. Gone are the tiles that most people did not like, and back are the shortcuts from the Windows 7 era. However, the differences don’t stop here, as the Windows 11 Start Menu doesn’t display...

How to disable the Radeon Software overlay (ALT+R)

Suppose you’re using a computer with an AMD Radeon graphics card, and you install the official Adrenalin drivers. In that case, you may encounter an annoying feature: when you’re playing games or using full-screen apps, you see a Radeon Software prompt in the corner of the...

News and interests in Windows 10: How to get it, configure it, or disable it!

As of May 25th, 2021, Microsoft has started to roll out an update that installs the “News and interests” widget on the Windows 10 taskbar. Some people like it and use it to get useful information like the weather forecast in their area or sports and traffic updates. However,...

How to turn on or off Facebook’s Dark Mode

Many people wonder if Facebook has a Dark Mode. The answer is that it does, and enabling it is easy. To help you out, read this guide on how to make Facebook use the Dark Mode, and how to turn it off when you are tired of it. We cover all the major platforms: the...

Where to find the Windows 10 refresh rate? How to change it?

Do you need to find the screen refresh rate for your Windows 10 PC, laptop, or tablet? Do you want to lower the refresh rate to 60 Hz or less? Or maybe you have a gaming monitor, and you want to increase it to a value like 120 Hz or 144 Hz? No matter which of these things you want to...

How to customize the sound schemes for Windows 10

The Windows sound schemes are collections of sounds that play automatically during certain system and app events, like errors, notifications, or reminders. If you find the current alerts annoying, you can customize the sound schemes for Windows 10 to play what you want in every...

How to make the Windows 10 Weather display temperature in °C or °F

Windows 10 displays the weather forecast for Washington DC in degrees Fahrenheit (°F) if you don’t configure it. However, it is easy to set it to show the forecast for any city or location you want, from anywhere in the world, and to have temperatures shown in degrees Celsius...