Microsoft has started the rollout of Windows 10 October 2020 Update (version 20H2). It is going to be a slow rollout through Windows Update. Microsoft decided to throttle availability over the coming weeks to ensure a reliable download experience, so the update may not be offered to you immediately. While this feature update is mostly about quality improvements and bug fixing, Microsoft does have a history of delivering buggy updates that cause problems to some users. If you want to stay safe, it is a good idea to postpone this Windows 10 update for a while.
On October 20, 2020, Microsoft began distributing the October 2020 Update for Windows 10 through Windows Update and the Media Creation Tool. The update, also known as Windows 10 version 2009 or 20H2, is also available through the Windows 10 Update Assistant - a small file that acts as an upgrade wizard. Not all systems receive it at once through Windows Update because Microsoft rolls it out gradually. If you don't want to wait, you can use the Windows 10 Update Assistant and upgrade to October 2020 Update right now. Here's how:
If you already gave the Microsoft experience a shot and you're not impressed, switching to a Windows 10 local account from a Microsoft one is a simple process. While logging in with Microsoft has the advantage of cross-device synchronization, some users choose the security and privacy of a Windows 10 local account instead. This tutorial illustrates how to convert your Microsoft account into a local offline (non-Microsoft) one that you can then use to sign in to Windows 10:
How to change the language on Netflix? It's a simple question that many people are asking. Although the answer is pretty straightforward, you might find it easier to just follow a couple of instructions on how to do it. Without further ado, do you want to learn how to change the display language on Netflix and how to change the audio and subtitles language while watching a movie or show? Here's how to do it on your computers and mobile devices:
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 see whether your smartphone also has that cool new app or feature your friend showed you, you find yourself struggling to remember: "What Android version do I have?". Well, you don't have to guess anymore, because this tutorial illustrates how to check the current Android version on your device:
Microsoft is actively working on an ecosystem of apps that allows Windows 10 users to interact with their smartphones from their PCs. For example, with the Your Phone app for Windows 10, you can get notifications, view the pictures from your Android smartphone, and interact with them from Windows 10. And, of course, you can also use it to make phone calls and send text messages straight from Windows 10. Here's how it works:
So you're a gamer, and Steam is your gaming platform of choice. It's likely that you want to keep for posterity the best moments from your favorite games. That means that you want to take screenshots while playing. Do you know what the Steam screenshot button is and where to find the Steam screenshot folder? If you've just started using Steam or simply don't remember these things, read on.
With all the tabs and buttons available in File Explorer, the Quick Access Toolbar in Windows 10 is surely overlooked by many users. That is a shame because the feature is subtle, practical, and easy-to-use, which are not words I often use when it comes to Windows 10. Brilliant in its simplicity, the Quick Access Toolbar can be customized to include buttons and options that access your favorite tools, letting you swiftly manage File Explorer items.
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 iPhone 11, this tutorial holds the answer, while also teaching you three ways to turn off the iPhone 11:
File Explorer normally shows thumbnail previews for all kinds of files, like AVI, MKV, and even FLV video files. However, on some systems that have special configurations, as well as in older versions of Windows 10, File Explorer might be unable to display thumbnails for some media files. However, with the help of an app called Media Preview, you can enable thumbnail previews for all kinds of files. It works for video, audio, and image formats, and you can set what each thumbnail preview looks like.