Some time ago we wrote about how to disable the Briefing Screen on Samsung Galaxy devices. But today we will show how to turn off the Google app screen when you swipe left from your main home screen on Google Pixel and Pixel XL. Continue reading
Safe Mode serves to perform a clean boot of your Google Pixel – when only pre-installed apps are loaded. Thus you can troubleshoot different issues, for instance, if your phone is constantly rebooting or freezing you can understand whether it happens because of third-party apps or not. So here is how to boot your Pixel or Pixel XL in the Safe Mode. Continue reading
This article is about how to upgrade your Virtualbox virtual machine to Windows 10. The thing is if you just start your VM and begin upgrading you may encounter some errors making the update process stop. Besides that Windows 10 can run too slowly if you leave CPU and RAM settings that are minimal for Windows 7. Continue reading
On many phones under the latest versions of Android the charge percentage is not displayed by default in the status bar. You can check it only even your device is currently charging or you pull down the drawer So you can see only a circle showing you the remaining energy. Here is how to show it on Android 7 and 8. The screenshots taken from Google Pixel. Continue reading
By default you need to touch the red icon to end a call on Google Pixel (or Pixel XL): But you can configure your phone to hang up when you press a Power Button. Here is how. Continue reading
Google Pixel has a nice feature called “lift to check phone” which is activated by default. It allows you to check the notification about apps updates, received emails, missed calls and other stuff as soon as you take phone in your hands (without any tap on the screen or key press). But some people don’t like the feature. They ask questions like “why does my phone turn on the screen randomly?” or “how do I stop my Pixel from waking when I pick it up?” on Internet forums. So here is how to disable “lift to check phone” (a.k.a. “raise to wake”) feature on Google Pixel and Pixel XL under Android 7 and 8 and stop your phone from turning on the display when you pick it up or move.