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How do I use mobile platforms like Android and iOS? Learn how to use your smartphone or tablet to its maximum potential, no matter who manufactured it.

How to use the hotspot on an iPhone

How to use the hotspot on an iPhone

The Personal Hotspot on your iPhone is a valuable tool if you need to connect other devices to the internet and can’t access a reliable Wi-Fi network. Whether you’re on the move or dealing with an unexpected internet outage, using the iPhone as a hotspot can be a lifesaver, especially if you have a generous data plan. Once you know how to turn on the
What is NFC and what is it used for?

What is NFC and what is it used for?

NFC is an acronym for Near Field Communication, and it’s often used when referring to modern smartphones and tablets. What does NFC mean, how does NFC work, and what does it do? Many people buy expensive smartphones, which all have NFC on them, but they have no idea what NFC is or how to use it. If you would like to learn more about NFC,
How to install Google Play Store apps from a browser

How to install Google Play Store apps from a browser

The easiest way to install an app on your Android smartphone or tablet is to open the Play Store, search for the app you want, and tap Install. But did you know that you can also install a Google Play app from your computer? Indeed, you can use the Google Play Store to install apps without even touching your mobile device. In this tutorial, I'll
How to protect your files with Secure Folder on a Samsung Galaxy

How to protect your files with Secure Folder on a Samsung Galaxy

Did you know that Samsung Galaxy smartphones come with a built-in feature called Secure Folder? It’s a neat tool that does a great job at safeguarding your sensitive files and apps, keeping them away from prying eyes. Even if someone gets your smartphone, they won’t be able to see any of the data that’s stored inside your Secure Folder. So, if privacy is something you’re
What is a System on a Chip (SoC)?

What is a System on a Chip (SoC)?

Most people with a good knowledge of technology have heard the term System on a Chip or SoC. It wasn’t much of a thing two to three decades ago, or at least it was not as widely used as it is today. Still, in the present day, the System on a Chip represents an approach to making electronic devices smaller, more powerful, and more energy
How to zoom out on an iPhone

How to zoom out on an iPhone

If you got to this guide, you must have accidentally used Zoom on an iPhone. Everything is magnified, and you’re probably wondering how to zoom out on your iPhone and return to using your device the regular way. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place to learn all the details on how to use Zoom on an iPhone, including how to get out of Zoom
How to protect your files with Safe folder on Android

How to protect your files with Safe folder on Android

Are you aware of the Safe folder feature on Android? It’s a powerful tool designed to safeguard your sensitive files from unauthorized access. Imagine lending your phone to someone and not worrying about them stumbling upon your private data. That’s the peace of mind the Safe folder provides. In this guide, I’ll detail how to configure and use Android’s Safe folder. Read on and find
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 turn off autocorrect on an iPhone

How to turn off autocorrect on an iPhone

The autocorrect on an iPhone is called Auto-Correction. While it’s meant to help you avoid misspellings by checking words against the keyboard dictionary as you type, not everyone is happy with the auto-correct on the iPhone. Some users wonder how to change autocorrect on an iPhone to suit their needs, and others are curious about completely turning off autocorrect on the iPhone entirely. These are
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
Smartphone glass: Gorilla Glass, Ceramic Shield, and others

Smartphone glass: Gorilla Glass, Ceramic Shield, and others

If you’ve ever used a smartphone, you’ve encountered the term Gorilla Glass. You might know it as a special glass used in smartphones, tablets, and similar devices. But do you understand its function and importance? Are you aware that there are different types of Gorilla Glass and other competing tough glasses like Kunlun Glass, Ceramic Shield, Panda Glass, Dragontrail Glass, Sapphire Glass, and even “simple”
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,
What is PPI? Does pixel density matter?

What is PPI? Does pixel density matter?

Have you ever wondered what PPI is? Maybe you’ve heard companies discussing high PPI screens and wanted to know what that is. Why are some manufacturers bragging about their high-end devices with huge pixel-density screens? Why does PPI matter so much, especially when referring to smartphones? Read this article, and you’ll find out what it means, whether PPI and DPI are the same, and whether
Stop Facebook Marketplace from opening automatically in the Facebook app

Stop Facebook Marketplace from opening automatically in the Facebook app

A couple of days ago, I started having a weird issue with the Facebook app on my smartphone: Facebook Marketplace opened automatically, for no reason, each time I launched the Facebook app. I didn’t tap the Marketplace icon, nor did I recently use this feature in the Facebook app. It did it randomly and automatically, without any input from me. I looked it up online
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 turn on or turn off Battery protection on Samsung Galaxy

How to turn on or turn off Battery protection on Samsung Galaxy

Samsung has added several new Galaxy AI features in its One UI 6.1 firmware update. One of the novelties is Battery protection, a feature inspired by Google's Adaptive Charging, which was introduced in 2020 with Android 11 on Pixel smartphones. Battery protection is a useful feature that provides a smarter way of charging your Samsung Galaxy smartphone, reducing strain on the battery and increasing its
OPPO Reno11 F review: Reasonable performance, appealing design

OPPO Reno11 F review: Reasonable performance, appealing design

In February 2024, OPPO launched their latest addition to the Reno 11 series: the OPPO Reno11 F. Positioned as the most budget-friendly option in the lineup, this new Android smartphone shares the same chipset as the regular Reno11 and the Reno10 from last year. The OPPO Reno11 F promises to deliver an elegant design, a large and beautiful display, fast charging capabilities, and a camera
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