How to add the number row to Google Pixel’s keyboard

number row enabled

Many of you for sure got used to the number row on your Android virtual keyboard. However it is not activated by default on Google Pixel and Pixel XL. The dedicated row of digits allows you to quickly type digits without need to switch to another page, however, in this case the keyboard takes more space and covers more area of your screen. Anyways, here is how to enable the number row in Google keyboard on Pixel or Pixel XL. Continue reading

Where Is The File Manager On Google Pixel And How to Add Its Shortcut To The Home Screen

file explorer (file manager) on Google Pixel

Google Pixel has a built-in File Manager app (however it is hidden a bit). You can explore all files and folders and even perform all basic operations with them. In this article read about:

  • how to find a File Manager on Google Pixel and Pixel XL under Android Nougat 7;
  • how to perform basic operations with files and folders in the built-in explorer app;
  • how to add a shortcut to File Manager to the home screen of Google Pixel.

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How to record high-quality stereo sound on Google Pixel

high-quality stereo sound recording on Google Pixel

Google Pixel comes without a pre-installed audio recording app. And as far as it shoots video with mono sound audio many people believe Pixel is not capable of stereo sound recording (despite it has two built-in microphones). Here we will prove that it is not true. Read about how to easily record high-quality stereo sound on Google Pixel and Pixel XL.  Continue reading

How to clear the call history on Google Pixel

Here is how to clear the call history on Google Pixel and delete all records about incoming, outgoing and missed calls that ever took place. You might use this option for different purposes: you don’t want your wife to know who called you last evening, or, perhaps, you are eager to use your old work phone as your private one and don’t want to accidently call your colleagues.  Continue reading

Google Contacts Sync Issue: Cannot Rename A Contact On Android

The question about Google Contact sync problem: I renamed an entry on my Android device but it didn’t change the name. The old person’s name is also displayed in Viber and WhatsApp. Internet connected, sync is on. Any errors on the screen. Please, help me to understand what’s the reason of this weird issue and how do I fix it? Thank you in advance. Continue reading