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How to use Windows, Android, iOS, macOS, and other products in a manner that is easy to use for everyone, no matter how knowledgeable you are. How to do stuff as quickly as possible.

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...

9 ways to open the Microsoft Store in Windows

Whether you’re looking for a game to play with your friends or a program to help you with your job, Microsoft Store is a great place to download or buy apps for your Windows PC or your Xbox. In this article, we show you nine ways to access Microsoft Store in...

5 ways to open the Windows Defender Firewall

As part of its built-in security suite, both Windows 11 and Windows 10 offer a powerful firewall application named Windows Defender Firewall. Whether you want to turn off the Windows Firewall or just to make sure it is running to protect your PC, you first need to...

7 ways to switch the user in Windows 11

Having multiple users on a Windows 11 computer is a great way to make sure each person who uses the computer has a pleasant experience while using it. Keeping files, settings, and apps separated helps with security and privacy, so it’s a good idea to have multiple user accounts if...

How to open Photos in Windows 10 and Windows 11 (10 ways)

The Photos app in Windows 10 and Windows 11 makes it easier than ever to view, browse, and organize the digital pictures on your device. On top of that, the app lets you do some basic editing of your photos and even create your own montages. However, you first need to know...

How to open the Local Group Policy Editor in Windows

The Local Group Policy Editor enables a power user to control a large number of settings in Windows. You can control the sign-in and shutdown processes, the features and the apps that users are allowed to access, and you can do so using a simple interface that offers lots of...

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...

18 ways to open Settings in Windows 11

The Windows 11 Settings app is the go-to place if you want to control how your operating system looks and works. While many of the methods to open Settings in Windows 11 are the same as in Windows 10, the app is quite different, offering a more elegant design and a...

9 ways to open PowerShell in Windows (including as administrator)

Many IT professionals use PowerShell to manage Windows computers and devices and to execute administrative tasks of all kinds. Before you can use PowerShell in Windows 11 and Windows 10, you first need to know how to start it. That's why we made a list of all the...

How to create shortcuts for files, folders, apps, and web pages in Windows

One of the most efficient ways to access your favorite apps, files, folders, and web pages is through shortcuts. That is why, in spite of the clutter, many of us choose to have lots of shortcuts on our desktops. This tutorial shows you how to create all kinds of shortcuts in Windows...

5 ways to get to the Android Settings menu

The Settings are a vital part of your Android experience. They contain everything you need in order to set up and personalize your smartphone according to your preferences. While accessing the Android Settings can be quite intuitive, you might encounter some issues,...

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...

4 ways to open the iPhone Settings

The Settings app on iPhone is your command center, helping you control and customize everything about your device. But how do you open Settings on iPhone? Whether you’re new to iOS or interested in new ways to access the iPhone Settings menu, this guide...

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 access the old Volume Mixer in Windows 11

The Volume Mixer was a great feature in Windows 10. However, in Windows 11, the new Volume Mixer looks and functions very differently. If you don’t like the new one and want to get the old Volume Mixer back in Windows 11, we have good news: it’s not...