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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. What if we told you there's another way of installing an app from the Google Play Store? One that you can use without touching your device? We show you in this tutorial how to install apps using the Play Store website, in just about any web browser:
OneDrive is Microsoft's cloud storage service for both home and business users. We use it to back up our files daily, as well as synchronize them across devices. If you use OneDrive for Windows, you should also install it on your Android smartphone and tablet. If you take many photos, consider enabling the camera upload feature, so that you back up your photos and videos to OneDrive, and get access to them on your devices. Here is how to upload photos to OneDrive from Android:
The iPhones that are running new versions of iOS include a power management feature that protects them from shutting down unexpectedly. It is called Peak Performance Capability, and it is automatically enabled if the battery cannot deliver the required amount of power during various tasks. If you want to learn about what Peak Performance Capability is on your iPhone, and how to disable it, even if it is not recommended, read this article:
Did you know that you can send your exact GPS location, using the features that are built into your Android smartphone, in an SMS message, to any person you wish? Maybe you are stranded in some remote place, you need help, and you do not have a data connection. Maybe you need to share your location with a friend so that they can find you easily. Whatever your reason for sharing your location, here it is how to do it using the features that are built into your Android smartphone:
Some networks require you to use proxy servers to let you access the internet. This is the case with many schools and business wireless networks, so it is essential to know how to set the use of a proxy on your devices. Fortunately, if you have an iPhone or iPad, configuring the use of a proxy server on them is easy. To see how it is done, step by step, read this guide:
The OneDrive app for Android and iOS (iPhone or iPad) can be used to access your data stored in your Microsoft account. If you use it to store pictures and private documents you might want to protect them. The OneDrive apps for Android and iOS offer an additional level of security with a passcode that is required every time you open the app. If your smartphone or tablet has a fingerprint scanner, you can use that instead of the passcode. Let's see how to set it up so that the files you keep in your OneDrive are better protected:
Huawei smartphones are popular and used by millions of people all over the world. Unfortunately, all of them have one annoying feature: they aggressively close apps when you lock the screen, to save battery power, including apps that you may need to run in the background. This means that your Huawei smartphone may deactivate the antivirus that you installed for protection, the parental controls that you installed for your child, your fitness or your GPS navigation apps.
SIM cards usually require a PIN (Personal Identification Number) to unlock and connect to the mobile carriers, so that you can make phone calls and use the internet. SIM PINs are a security feature that protects unauthorized people from using your SIM card in situations such as when your phone is stolen or lost. However, some people do not want this feature on, while others want to change the default PIN assigned by their mobile carrier and set their own. If you own an iPhone or an iPad and you want to change or remove the SIM PIN for it, read this tutorial, and find out how:
You hear about "the cloud" often. This concept is so popular that mobile device manufacturers often decide against increasing storage capacity for their new entry-level smartphones because it is considered more secure and cost-efficient to store content in the cloud. There are several great cloud storage providers, each with its pros and cons. In this tutorial, we discuss Microsoft's product - OneDrive. We guide you to set up OneDrive on your Android smartphone or tablet so that you sync your data across all your computers and devices:
Scanning documents, business cards, and other types of printed text, with your smartphone, has become commonplace. It usually involves an app that can do the scanning for you and some post-processing. Microsoft managed to make things even easier than that, by implementing a scanning feature directly in its OneDrive apps for Android and iOS (iPhone and iPad). This feature is built into the OneDrive app and it is easy to access and use. It also automatically saves everything you scan to your OneDrive cloud storage.