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    November 2021

    30 November
    • How to install apps on older iOS versions

      Apps update regularly and sometimes they require a recent version of the operating system. Downloading is then impossible for devices running on older versions of iOS. Fortunately, there is a solution. In this article, we will explain how to install applications when they require a more recent version of iOS, that you are unable to install.

    • iOS 14 update: download, features, for iPhone 6, date

      Right from the beginning, we knew that this update was going to be something special as Apple described it as an update to "the core experience of iPhone". There are numerous visual improvements with this latest update from Apple but even more impressive is the enhanced performance and reliability of the iPhone that comes with iOS 14. In this article we will take you through the update and the impressive list of features that come with it.

    • How to disable Game Center: iPhone, iOS15, notifications

      Game Center is a service that helps you to manage your video games and discover new ones. It still remains on earlier iPhone and iPad versions. If you don't use it, you can easily be disturbed by Game Center login pop-ups. In this article, we will explain to you how to disable the Game Center on iOS and Mac.

    • How old is my Google account?

      Like many people, you may have had your Google account for quite a while. Google does not have a feature that expressly displays the creation date of your account. However, if you are interested in locating it, there does exist a roundabout way of locating it.

    • How to sign in with another account in Gmail

      If you have multiple Google accounts, your data will be stored separately which is frustrating if you need to quickly access docs or emails between both accounts. Switching between Google accounts is easy, and here we'll show you how to get started!

    • How to send emails as attachments in Gmail

      You can attach emails to other emails without downloading them first, using a simple slide and drop technique in Gmail. The recipient will receive your summary mail and can then directly access the set of mails attached.

    • Where apps are stored on Windows 10?

      In Windows 10, apps downloaded from the Windows Store are installed in a hidden folder at the root of your system drive. By default, access to this folder is denied, but you can view the content of the app folder with a simple tweak to your settings.

    • Safari iCloud tabs: not closing, not working, disable

      iCloud has a feature where it keeps the Safari tabs you have open on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac up to date across multiple Apple devices. This allows you to switch devices, and keep browsing on another device. In this article we will show you what to do if you iCloud tabs are not working, and also how to clear iCloud tabs.

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    • How to make a Google Maps list

      Have you found yourself searching 'best brunch spots in….' or "best bars in..." in Google? Well there is an easier way that involves a simple trick on Google Maps that enables you to record, note and share lists of places you want to remember. In this article we will show you how to use this useful tool to create lists on Google Maps.

    • Plan a route on Google Maps: app, Android, iPhone

      Planning a road trip can be both an exciting and stressful venture. With so many factors at play, it's easy to become overwhelmed with which routes to take, how to avoid traffic or tolls, or how to include all points of interest without getting completely lost. Luckily, Google Maps makes it easy to create itineraries, and even customize them on the go. Here's how to get started using Google Maps.

    • How to enter coordinates in Google Earth?

      Google Earth is a useful software to work on architectural projects, infrastructure engineering and urbanism but also to simply locate yourself in a city, as it offers an accurate GPS system. To use this feature, you must enter the geographic coordinates which include the longitude, latitude and compass points. Read this article to see how to enter your geographic coordinates on Google Earth.

    • How to auto refresh Chrome tab with an extension

      There used to be a flag in Google Chrome that allowed you to automatically reload pages that failed to load in offline mode once your PC was connected to the internet again. Unfortunately this flag is no longer available, however there is an extension that allows you to do this. In this article we will show you how to use this extension.

    • Recover Gmail password: via phone number, security questions

      Forgetting the password to your Gmail account can be a huge inconvenience, especially when it is linked to other Google services. If you have forgotten your password and can no longer access your Gmail account, here are a few quick steps to get it back.

    • How to set zoom settings in Google Chrome

      Your Google Chrome browsing experience can be customized to fit your needs and preferences. One way that you can personalize your browser is by setting your preferred default zoom level. This article will show you how to adjust your Chrome zoom settings on PC and Android devices.

    25 November
    • What are Gmail's incoming and outgoing servers?

      For security reasons, the email server uses a POP3 protocol, so ensure that your email program supports an encrypted SSL connection before proceeding with the setup of the incoming and outgoing servers. Read on for all the details on how to do this on Gmail.

    • Google Meet extension for Chrome: grid view, attendance

      Google Meet, Google's new HQ video calling application, has become very popular in recent months for its versatility and the quality of calls. However, it is true that its functions may be somewhat limited in certain contexts. In this article we'll show you some of the best extensions that have come along to enhance the initial features of Google Meet.

    • How to access the Google Dashboard G Suite?

      The Google Dashboard gives an overview of the data associated with your Google Account. This includes the bookmarks, stored password, apps , custom settings, synced data..etc. To access the Google Dashboard from Google Chrome follow the below procedure.

    • How to fix Google Chrome cursor bug

      When using the Google Chrome browser, a common and frustrating bug is when the mouse cursor disappears. There are several ways on how to prevent websites you are visiting from disabling the mouse cursor on Chrome that you can try to get rid of the problem. Read on to find out the most useful ones.

    24 November
    • How to enable extensions in incognito in Chrome

      You may have noticed that all your Chrome extensions disappear when you start private navigation. This is because the browser can't guarantee that these extensions won't track your activity, which conflicts with the purpose of the incognito mode. However, there is a very simple method to manually activate and continue using your Chrome extensions when browsing privately as well. Read on to discover how to do it.

    • How to block camera and microphone access on Chrome

      To optimise your user experience, Google Chrome gives you the option to allow websites to access your camera and microphone. If you wish to block microphone and camera on your web browser, this can also be easily arranged. This article will walk you through how to prevent websites from accessing your camera and microphone.

    • How to install extension in Chrome: Android, manually

      Upon trying to install extension for Google Chrome (out of the Chrome Web Store), the following error might appear "Extensions, apps, and user scripts cannot be installed from this web site". In this article, we'll show you how to install a third party Google Chrome extensions manually.

    • Download a Google Doc: as a PDF, with comments, as word

      Thanks to Google Docs you can create your text files, and other documents online without worrying that something might not be saved. It also lets you collaborate on your documents with colleagues easily in real-time. If for any reason, you'd like to download a Google Doc, this article is for you. Read our step-by-step guide about how to download a Google Doc on Windows or Mac computer.

    • Add a signature in Gmail: via Android, iPhone, computer

      An example of a Gmail signature might be one that includes your name, job title, and contact information, all accompanied by your company's logo. This article will show you how you can easily insert a signature into your emails on Gmail.

    • How to turn off auto translate in Chrome: Android

      When you view web pages written in a foreign language, Google Chrome will automatically offer to translate the pages. To disable the translation, follow the instructions in the article. These steps work on all versions of Google Chrome including Android, PC and iOS.

    • How to change WeChat wallpaper?

      In this short guide, we will show you how to customise the background of all your chats in WeChat. You can use suggested backgrounds or upload your own photos. Read on to find out how to enable dark mode on WeChat too.

    • How to hide your phone number on WeChat?

      If you want to retain a certain level of anonymity on WeChat, you can hide your phone number using a specific feature on the app. We will show you how to do so in this article.

    • Enable WeChat landscape display, floating windows

      Sometimes if you're lying down you want the screen orientation to change. You can configure this feature in your WeChat settings. This article will show you how to do so as well as how to allow floating windows on WeChat for your ease.

    • How to use Gmail to send and receive emails

      Gmail is a free and secure webmail service that provides more than 15 GB of usage per account. It manages all of your sent, received, and draft emails in an easy to use interface. This article will get into more detail about Gmail's service options and show you how to use it.

    • Restore deleted Gmail emails: from spam, trash

      Gmail holds all the emails that have been deleted in the folder marked as Trash. When the mails are purged from the Trash folder of Gmail they are permanently deleted. This quick article will show you how to recover your deleted emails.

    • What Is Gmail Go?

      If you use the Gmail app on your Android device a lot, and sometimes your telephone bugs or slows down because of all the information coming from within the app, the new Gmail Go application might be just for you! It's lightweight, easy to handle and as useful as the original Gmail app. Read this article to find out what it is and how to use it.

    • Add an image to Gmail signature: with or without a URL

      If you are looking to add a picture file or logo to your Gmail signature without using any third-party service or application, there is a very simple process to do so. Here's how to add an image to your signature so that everybody can see it.

    • How to access Pornhub Premium for free

      It is possible to access Pornhub Premium for free outside of special offers. In this article, we will show you how to watch Pornhub Premium for free.

    23 November
    • Network error occurred: how to fix it on Android

      It may happen that your smartphone loses internet access overnight, after being switched off, without any modification made to the network settings. You will notice, however, that some applications are still able to download data, while others won't synchronize.

    • How to use a song as a ringtone on Android

      By default, Android offers its users a wide selection of ringtones, but you can also create custom ringtones out of your favorite songs. There are several methods to do so; continue reading to discover them.

    • How to change download location Chrome: Android, Mac

      When you download a file using Google Chrome, the file is automatically saved to the Downloads folder of your user account. However, if you would like to change your default download location, here's a step-by-step tutorial on how to do so. This method works for all versions of Chrome on Android, iOS, Windows and Mac.

    • How to check Google Chrome: version history, for updates

      Google regularly updates its Chrome browser for security and performance enhancements. These updates are dispatched automatically to your computer, so you don't have to take any additional steps. Here we'll show you how to check if your Google Chrome browser is up-to-date.

    • Speed up Chrome browser: Windows 10, PC, on Android

      The Google Chrome web browser can, sometimes, take too long to load a page for various reasons. Continue reading to find out how to speed up Google Chrome by resolving this issue. These solutions should help speed up all versions of Chrome on Windows 10, PC, Android and Mac.

    • How to see downloads in Chrome: Android, iOS

      Like many web browsers, Google Chrome keeps track of the items that you download from the web. If you use Chrome and would like to see all of the files and applications that have been downloaded, all you have to do is follow a few simple steps which we have explained below. This method should work on all versions of Chrome including Android, iOS, Windows and Mac.

    22 November
    • Enable Google Sheets right to left editing in Google Drive

      By default when you open a document, spreadsheet or other Google document, right to left controls are not turned on. In this article we will show you how to enable right-to-left text editing for documents stored in Google Drive.

    • How to use Google Earth flight simulator

      The free online Flight Simulator with Google Earth is a tool to explore Google Maps. With two different types of planes, complete take off and landing controls, with 27 airports to choose from. Google Earth Flight Simulator makes an excellent simulation tool. In this article we will show you how to experience the flight simulator on Google Earth?

    • How to cancel a sent email on Gmail?

      Sometimes, you may have hit 'send' too soon before finishing the mail or even have sent it to the wrong recipient. This can be a big problem, but luckily if you are a Gmail user, it is possible to undo/cancel sent mails. Read on as we explain all necessary steps below.

    • How to access Google USA: from other countries

      Whether you're a webmaster or a regular user, it can sometimes be useful to use the Google USA interface in order to find English-language results or search results relevant to American users. By default, Google search will automatically redirect you to your country's own page upon conducting a search, but there is a way to stop the site's redirection.

    • Restore Google toolbar: in Windows 10, on Android tablet

      Google allows users to restore the toolbar to its default settings in a few steps. Doing this will help you remove customizations and return to the original options. Read this article below to find out how to restore the default settings. This quick solution works for all versions of Google, including Windows 10 and Android devices.

    • Share files on Google Drive: with other users, Android

      Google Drive offers you the ability to publicly share files or folders stored on your personal cloud space, on the web. Documents shared publicly can be accessed using their web address (URL) or through a simple search on Google. This method works for all versions of Google Drive, on PC or Mac, and iPhone or Android.

    • Android scientific calculator: how to enable it

      If you own an Android device, you might be interested to know that it comes equipped with a scientific calculator. To enable this feature, read on for the surprisingly simple solution.

    • Increase ringtone volume when in pocket for Android

      You can configure your Android smartphone to automatically increase the ringtone volume level when it is in your pocket or bag, regardless of its current configuration. In this article, we will show you how to configure this.

    • How to clear auto-opening settings on Chrome: 2021

      Google Chrome is a web browser that was created by Google. Among its many features is the possibility to have all of your downloads automatically launched once the download is finished. If you have already modified these settings and wish you clear your auto-opening settings, this article will show you how.

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    17 November
    • How to turn off tilt view in Google Maps

      Sometimes it can be annoying if you're searching for somewhere specific on Google Maps and then the map rotates or tilts forcing you to lose your place. In this article we'll show you how to turn off the Tilt Map gesture (2 finger drag) of the Google Maps app.

    • How to view Google Maps speed cameras: 2021, iPhone, UK

      Google Maps has a feature to check for speed cameras on the road in Google Maps. You can receive radar presence alerts so that you can slow down, and check where they are before planning your route. The radar query on Google Maps is already active in 40 countries, including the UK, Spain, Mexico, Portugal, and the United States. Here's how to view speed cameras on Google Maps.

    • How to search for a word on a web page Chrome: shortcut, Mac

      Google Chrome comes with a powerful feature that allows you to search and find specific words or phrases on a webpage. This can be very useful if you are regularly on forums or if you have to find a specific word in a lengthy web-based document. Find out how to use the feature after the jump.

    • How to make a copy of a Google Doc: on phone, iPhone

      Google Docs is a cloud service that allows you to collaborate on documents with other people. Google Docs comes with a built-in option to create backup copies of your important files (for future reference) before sharing them with other users. Read on for instructions to duplicate your documents, presentations, and spreadsheets.

    • Change your Gmail password: on iPhone, Android, computer

      If you suspect that someone is using your Gmail account without your authorization, we recommend that you change your password as soon as possible! In this article, we will explain to you how to change from your iPhone/iPad, Android or PC.

    • How to download apps for Android with the Google Play Store

      The Google Play Store is a virtual store of digital content for devices based on the Android operating system. It allows you to download apps, games, magazines, books, music, and movies for your Android mobile phone or tablet. This article will show you how to download apps and games for Android devices using the Google Play Store.

    • How to close all tabs in Google Chrome on Android

      Like Google Chrome for desktop, Google Chrome for Android allows you to use tabs during your browsing sessions. This lets you easily access and keep track of several webpages at once. If you find yourself with too many tabs open and are looking for a way to close them all, rather than individually, this FAQ will answer any questions that you may have.

    16 November
    • How to sort bookmarks in Chrome: alphabetically, by date

      Like all web browsers, Google Chrome allows you to create bookmarks with your favorite or most visited webpages. Chrome gives you the option to take this feature one step further and allows you to sort these bookmarks in various ways, one of which being alphabetically.

    • How to view recently visited websites on Chrome

      Like most web browsers, Google Chrome keeps track of the sites that you visit. If you'd like to return to a website that you've accidentally exited out of, or if you're curious about the sites that were visited on a shared computer, you can easily locate your recently or previously visited websites.

    • How to change distance unit on Google Maps: km to miles

      Depending on your current location, Google Maps may set your default unit of measurement to either kilometers or miles. However, if you have a preferred unit of measurement, you can set your default distance unit in the application with a quick tweak to your settings. This guide will teach you how to change between miles and kilometers in Google Maps.

    • Enable WebGL Chrome: 2021, Mac, Android

      Google Chrome allows you to alter the settings according to your preferences, one of them is the option to enable WebGL, or Web Graphics Library. WebGL is a JavaScript API that allows you to render 3D and 2D computer within your browser and doesn't require any plug-ins. This tutorial will walk you through the steps of enabling WebGL on Chrome.

    • How to remove a Google account from Chrome browser

      Google Chrome allows you to be logged in to multiple user accounts at once, each with its own custom settings and preferences. The browser also allows you to swap out one account for another or disconnect your accounts, effectively erasing all of that account's personal data from the browser. This tutorial will walk you through the steps of doing so.

    • How to export bookmarks from Chrome: Edge, Safari, Firefox

      Bookmarks allow you to access your favourite webpages quickly and easily .Google Chrome allows you to back up your bookmarks so that they are not only accessible on your computer, but also on other devices signed into your account. In this article we'll show you how to back up your Google Chrome bookmarks and transfer them to other browsers.

    • How to stop Chrome from searching in address bar 2021

      As with most browsers, Chrome allows you to perform a normal web search from the address bar. However, you may also disable this feature if you wish. This article will show you how to make this change in your browser's settings.

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    • How to translate a page on Android with Google Translate

      If you find yourself on a website in a language that you don't understand, Google Translate is your best option. Google Translate can be enabled on your phone allowing you to translate web pages and apps. This article will explain how to enable Google Translate on any app or webpage.

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    • How to block a user on Twitter?

      If you are being harassed, stalked, bullied, or simply want to prevent people from following your Twitter activities, the Block feature provides a quick solution to cut ties with undesired users on microblogging platform.

    • Recover WhatsApp messages: without backup, iPhone, Android

      If you want to restore messages that you have deleted, WhatsApp saves messages that you can recover within a week. There are also ways of recovering WhatsApp messages from a previous backup that you have made, and even without a backup by using a tool. In this article we will show you how to recover your deleted WhatsApp messages.

    • How to change WhatsApp privacy settings: iPhone, Android

      You can choose who can view your personal information on WhatsApp Messenger. This short tutorial explains how to adjust your privacy settings on WhatsApp, and what to do if you cannot change your privacy settings. The procedure is the same for all versions of the WhatsApp app.

    4 November
    • Turn off WhatsApp notifications: for one group, sound

      This short guide will teach you how to mute an individual or group chat in WhatsApp Messenger. In doing so, you'll temporarily disable message notifications for the selected conversation. We'll also show you how to turn off the WhatsApp notification sound on Android and iPhone.

    • How to Schedule messages on WhatsApp: Android, iPhone

      Scheduling messages can save you a lot of time and can be a convenient way to send notifications, unfortunately WhatsApp does not allow you to do so in the app. Luckily there are a few 3rd party apps that allow you to do so. In this article we will show you how to schedule messages for WhatsApp on Android and iPhone.

    • How to create Memoji WhatsApp: iPhone, Android, stickers

      Since its creation in 1995, emoji's have gained major popularity. Memojis take it a step further, using technology that combines facial recognition, augmented reality, and AI to create personalized animated emojis: Memojis. We'll show you how to take your messages to the next level.

    • How to share location on WhatsApp: iPhone, Android

      If you ever need to share your current location to organise a meeting point, or to let your friends and family know where you are, then WhatsApp allows you to share your location. In this article we will show you how to share your GPS location on both Android and iPhone versions of WhatsApp.

    • Change WhatsApp background: iPhone, color, for one contact

      You can change the background in your WhatsApp chats to add an extra dimension of customization. In this article we will show you how to change the wallpaper of the WhatsApp chat screen for both Android and iOS devices, and how to change the background for one specific person.

    • Create stickers for WhatsApp: online, iPhone, on PC

      Stickers have developed into a fun and creative way to make conversations on WhatsApp more interesting. Users can download pre-existing sticker packs, but now it is also possible to create your own stickers, even using your face! In this article we will show you how to create WhatsApp stickers.

    • How to delete WhatsApp contact: not in address book, iPhone

      WhatsApp contact lists are made from your phone's contact list. Removing a contact from your phone should remove them from WhatsApp, but what can you do when the contact is not already in your phone? In this article we will show you how to delete a WhatsApp contact, even one that is not in your address book, on iPhone and Android.

    3 November
    • How to reduce WhatsApp storage: Android, iPhone, data

      Many of us use WhatsApp messenger on a daily basis, receiving messages with media and other files. These files can add up over time and take space on your phone's memory. Removing dated files that you no longer need will save space and improve device performance. Keep reading to find out how to save space on WhatsApp.

    • How to turn on dark mode in WhatsApp: iOS, iPhone, Android

      Dark Mode is a new common feature being added to devices and apps that converts your screen to a dark background. It has several benefits such as improved battery performance and reduced eye strain, plus it looks pretty sleek. Whatsapp has finally joined the ranks and is now offering a dark mode to its users. We'll show you how to activate it on your device.

    • How to protect WhatsApp: with Password, with Fingerprint

      Your WhatsApp account could be hacked, leaving your data stolen, conversations seen, and files and passwords vulnerable to thieves. How can this happen? Hackers don't require physical access to your phone, instead they can install spyware. In this article we'll show you how to keep safe on WhatsApp with a password and with a fingerprint.

    • How to block contacts on WhatsApp: iPhone, permanently

      WhatsApp Messenger allows users to restrict contact with specific people. When you block a user on WhatsApp, you are essentially severing all means of communication between yourself and the contact. In this article we will show you how to block a contact on WhatsApp for iPhone and Android.

    2 November