Remove Frames From Icons In Android 7 Nougat On Samsung Devices

icon frames Android 7 Samsung Galaxy

If you dislike icons with frames (squircle or another shape), you can switch back to old-school icons without frames. I don’t know whether it is possible on LG, HTC, Asus, Huawei, etc, but you can do this on many modern Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets. The screenshots taken on Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 (2016) SM-T585 tablet. Note, that this setting affect only a part of icons, because some icons already have drawn frames. Continue reading

How To Sign Out From Skype 8.0 On Android

In Skype app version 7 you could completely sign out from Skype but save credentials and you could sign in again without entering your login and password. Since the update of the Android app to Skype 8.0.0 there is no such option any more. So there is only one way to log out and make sure your contacts see you are really offlineContinue reading

How To Boot To Safe Mode on Google Pixel (Pixel XL)

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