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How to enable app notifications on a Samsung Galaxy smartwatch

Aside from telling time and keeping track of your fitness endeavors, the main reason for a smartwatch over a pure fitness tracker is notifications. The Samsung Galaxy watches have great looking and actionable notifications to help you keep your phone in your pocket while staying connected. Selecting the apps that you want to get notifications from is relatively simple, with just a few taps.

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How to enable VoLTE on a OnePlus phone

VoLTE isn’t particularly new, but it’s a luxury feature nonetheless. Otherwise known as voice-over-LTE, this tech allows you to use your data connnection to make dramatically clearer, crisper-sounding voice calls instead of the garbled mess we’re all used to. Just about every manufacturer and carrier supports VoLTE these days, and OnePlus is no exception — here’s how to enable it.

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How to enable Bedtime Mode to slow wireless charging on the OnePlus 8 Pro

The first wireless charger out of OnePlus is a stunner. The Warp Charge 30 Wireless Charger charges nearly as fast as its wired counterpart, which is an incredible achievement. But to accomplish those speeds, it generates a lot of heat, and subsequently has a built-in fan to keep everything cool. That can be a bit annoying, but thankfully you can tell your OnePlus 8 Pro to charge more slowly at specific times, taking away the wireless charger’s bothersome  [Read More…]

How to enable split-screen multitasking on a OnePlus phone

With phones getting taller and narrower, it’s easier than ever to use split-screen multitasking. OnePlus has offered the feature in OxygenOS for some time now, and launching multi-window mode is as easy as picking the two apps you want to use simultaneously. Here’s how to get started.

How to enable split-screen multitasking on a OnePlus phone

Before you can launch split-screen multitasking, you’ll need to open the two apps that you want to use simultaneously. Once that’s done,  [Read More…]

Here’s how to enable and disable your PS4 screensaver

Screensavers are something many folks are familiar with from an early age, whether it be from a personal computer or a phone. It’s that animation or picture that overlays on top of an unchanging display once you leave your device alone. The visual image of a 3D maze on Windows XP is what comes to mind for me. Unfortunately, Sony went with a different, more boring but more practical way with screensavers. This is really a power saver.  [Read More…]

How to enable dark mode on the Galaxy S20

Samsung has a system-wide dark mode in One UI 2.0, and it’s easy to set up on your Galaxy S20. Dark mode changes the look of the system interface and Samsung’s first-party apps, and it also switches third-party apps like Chrome, Google Drive, and Instagram to a dark palette. The best part is that it’s all done automatically once you switch to dark mode in the phone’s settings.

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How to enable Caller ID and spam protection on the Galaxy S20

Spam calls are a real nuisance, and thankfully there are services that do a great job weeding out robocalls and spam numbers. The Galaxy S20 has a spam protection service integrated into the dialer, and here’s how you can get started.

Products used in this guide Cut the noise: Samsung Galaxy S20 ($ 1,000 at Samsung) How to enable Caller ID and spam protection on the Galaxy S20 Open the dialer from the home screen. Tap the overflow  [Read More…]

How to enable Wi-Fi calling on the Galaxy S20

Cellular signals are horribly congested these days, and there are zones in my house where I just don’t receive any cellular connectivity. If you’re facing similar issues, Wi-Fi calling is the way to go. It relies on your home Wi-Fi network instead of your cell signal to make calls, and the added bonus is that the call quality is significantly higher. Here’s how to enable it on your new Galaxy S20 phone.

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How to enable two-factor authentication in WhatsApp for Android

Whenever you’re setting up WhatsApp on a new phone, you’ll have to verify the phone number with a one-time password. WhatsApp also lets you add an extra layer of security in the form of a PIN. This way, you will have to enter the one-time password sent on your registered phone number, and a six-digit PIN as well before you can install WhatsApp on your phone. Here’s how to get started.

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How to enable dark mode in WhatsApp for Android

One of the most requested features in WhatsApp over the last couple of years has been dark mode. It is finally available on Android — you can now manually set dark mode for WhatsApp, or have the app match the system theme automatically. Here’s how you can get started with dark mode on WhatsApp for Android.

Products used in this guide Take great photos: Google Pixel 3a XL ($ 429 at Amazon) How to enable dark mode in  [Read More…]