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How to open the Action Center in Windows 10

The Action Center from Windows 10 is where the operating system centralizes all the notifications that you receive, and the available Quick Actions. To use the Action Center productively, you first need to know how to open it. Here are all the ways to open...

How disable the Task Manager in Windows 10

There are some cases in which you might want to disable Task Manager in Windows 10. There are also opposite situations, when you want to enable Task Manager, like when your computer was infected by malware that disabled the Task Manager. In such a case,...

How can I record my gameplay on a Windows 10 PC?

Gamers love to record their gameplay, and Microsoft has been working hard to make Windows 10 the most gaming-friendly operating system ever. One of its most useful gaming features is the Xbox Game bar, which, among others, lets you record game clips and take screenshots...

How to add or remove widgets from Android: All you need to know

Widgets can be incredibly useful, so it makes sense to know how to add or remove them from your Android smartphone. Widget stands for "window gadget." Android widgets are interactive and provide data, while also acting as gateways to apps. This tutorial shows...

Windows tiles: What are they? What do they do?

While the old and familiar desktop shortcuts continue to be reliable, the Windows 10 Start Menu includes a different way of launching and organizing things, using a concept called Windows tiles. Everyone has an opinion about Windows tiles. In spite of...

How to automatically dial a broadband PPPoE connection in Windows 10

Creating, configuring, and connecting to a broadband PPPoE connection in Windows 10 is rather easy. However, you do need to make the PPPoE connection manually, each time you want to access the internet. It is a step that many of you might prefer to skip and have their Windows 10...

Windows 10's Airplane mode: 3 ways to turn it Off or On!

If you are a mobile user who travels a lot, you need a way to work or have fun while flying. Luckily, like a smartphone, Windows 10 has a feature called Airplane mode. You can turn it on to use your laptop or tablet while flying, and disable it when you no longer need...

5 ways to rename any drive in Windows 10

In Windows 10, every drive uses a familiar name that helps you identify it. For instance, the drive that holds the operating system is called Local Disk. At the same time, a USB memory stick is named USB Drive. Also, network drives and mapped drives use the...

2 ways to use custom ringtones on your iPhone

Custom ringtones are one of the best ways in which you can customize your iPhone to make it feel more like your own, and not just another iPhone in a pocket. That's why we thought it would be a good idea to show you how to use custom ringtones on your iPhone. Here are two ways of...

What is BIOS? What does BIOS mean?

If you are a casual computer user, you may have heard about the BIOS, UEFI BIOS, BIOS failures, or Dual BIOS motherboards, but you might be wondering what these terms mean. What is a BIOS except for a weird-sounding acronym? What does BIOS do? Is it that important for the operation...

Use the PUK code to unlock your Android's SIM card

If you forget the PIN on your smartphone, you need to use the PUK code to unlock your Android's SIM card. Considering that your SIM card stores personal data, like your contacts, it makes sense that PUK stands for personal unlocking key. This tutorial illustrates where and how to use...

How to add a child account to your Windows 10 PC

We've always found the family features and settings from Microsoft to be rather complicated and not so easy to understand. However, in Windows 10, things changed, and they did so for the better. Adding a child account to your Windows 10 PC or device is a lot easier than it used...

How to block a number on Android

Whether it's phone calls or messages, we all get unwanted attention sometimes, so knowing how to block a number on Android comes in handy. Are you sick of robocalls? Is your less-than-stable ex spamming you? It's easy to stop them from contacting you on your Android smartphone. This...

What is the Command Prompt (CMD)?

The Command Prompt or CMD is the bane of many Windows users. Most people don't understand what it is, and, unless they really have to use it, they try to avoid it. Also, most of those who read our tutorials about the Command Prompt on Digital Citizen are either...

How to reset Cortana in Windows 10

Cortana is a great virtual assistant that can help you in many ways. To be able to do most of her work, she needs to collect, analyze, and store information about you. It is a lot of personal information that at some point you might want her to forget. Then she...

How to change the Windows 10 theme

Windows 10 is versatile when it comes to customization, and changing its theme lets you modify several of its elements at the same time. You can change the background, the color, the sound, and the mouse cursor whenever you choose a new theme. This tutorial illustrates how to...