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How to use mobile platforms like Android and iOS? Learn how to use your smartphone to its maximum potential.

3 ways to turn on Bluetooth on Android (including Samsung devices)

To connect your smartphone to another device without the use of cables, you must first learn how to turn on Bluetooth on Android. While active, the Android Bluetooth chip available on phones and tablets lets you connect to all kinds of gadgets and accessories, like headsets,...

Connect an Android phone to a Windows 10 laptop or PC via Bluetooth

Connecting an Android phone to a Windows 10 laptop through Bluetooth is a first step required to transfer files or share the internet connection between the two devices using Bluetooth tethering. Every Android mobile today supports Bluetooth, so it’s convenient using the popular...

How to block apps on Android from accessing the internet

Some Android apps access the internet too often, and you might not want that. Whether it's because they consume your data plan faster or they end up using too much battery, you might want to know how to turn off cellular data for specific apps in Android. Maybe you have other apps...

How to set an Android proxy server for Wi-Fi: All you need to know

Do you have to use a Wi-Fi proxy server for Android to access the Internet at school or work? Or maybe you decided to configure an Android proxy server to protect your online privacy. Proxy servers are practical tools that act as intermediaries between you and the rest of the...

How to check the Android version on your device: All you need to know

  If you're not passionate about technology, you probably don't know how to check the Android version on your smartphone or tablet. It seems like your Android is getting a new update every day, and it's hard to keep up. However, when you need help using your device or want to...

How to turn on iPhone 11 and three ways to turn it off

If you have a new iPhone 11, turning it on and off can be a challenge. While it's pretty intuitive how to turn on iPhone 11, turning it off is tricky because of extra safeties introduced to make sure you don't accidentally shut down your device. If you want to know how to turn on...

How to screenshot on iPhone 11: All you need to know

Figuring out how to screenshot on iPhone 11 is not an easy task if you're switching from Android or even if you used an older iPhone before. To screenshot, iPhone 11 does, however, offer two different options: this can be done using the device's physical buttons, or you can learn how...

How to connect Android to Windows 10 with Your Phone Companion

Your Phone Companion is Microsoft's attempt to keep you in front of your Windows 10 computer even while you're using your Android device. The app syncs your Android smartphone to your Windows 10 PC, helping you get notifications, calls, and texts on your desktop. This...

7 ways to take a screenshot on Android (including Samsung Galaxy)

When you take a screenshot on your smartphone or tablet, your Android captures your screen's content at that exact moment. This comes in handy if you want to brag about your latest high score or need to show someone what your boss had the audacity to say. :) Whatever your reasons,...

How to turn your Android into a Wi-Fi hotspot

If there's no wireless network nearby or if your main internet connection goes down, you can rely on your trusty Android smartphone or tablet. You don't even need a cable, just an affordable data plan. With just a few taps, you can set up a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot on your Android,...

How to change the language on your Android phone

It's easy to change language on Android. All it takes is a few taps, and you can use your Android smartphone or tablet in any language you want. This tutorial illustrates how to change language on your Android phone from English to Spanish. However, the steps are the same for...

How to change screenshot format on Android – PNG to JPG and back

By default, the Android operating system saves all your screenshots using the PNG file format. But what if you want to change the screenshot format from PNG to JPG? Or what if your phone's manufacturer changed this default behavior and your new Android device stores screenshots...

How to remove your phone from Windows 10 (unlink phone)

Did you link your Android smartphone or your iPhone with your Windows 10 PC? You don't find the Your Phone app from Windows 10 useful? Maybe it crashes a lot, and you want to remove your phone and disconnect it from your computer? It doesn't matter what phone you use...

How to customize the Android Quick Settings menu

As implied by their name, the Android Quick Settings provide fast access to different features on your smartphone or tablet. Instead of wasting time digging through settings and menus, you can use the switches in the Quick Settings menu to toggle features like...

How to show the battery percentage on Android

Showing the battery percentage on Android, in addition to the default icon, is essential if you want to keep a close eye on your device's battery life. If you, like us, depend on your smartphone or tablet to get through the day, turn on battery percentage to check exactly how...

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G review: Ultra in every way!

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G is a luxury device aimed at people who want the latest innovation in the world of phablets. The premium price tag and colossal size didn't stop it from being preordered by many people online, so much so that Samsung bragged about its preordered...