How to Update Galaxy Apps Without Samsung Account

Samsung Galaxy File Manager

In this simple guide we will explain how you can check for updates and actually update native apps on your Galaxy device without logging in to Galaxy Store and without having Samsung account.

The only “but” is that you have to open Samsung apps one by one and check each of them for available new version.

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Ringtone Playing but The Screen is Off – Fix Call Issue on Galaxy S10, Note 10

Galaxy S9 turned off screen

Here is what to do if your Galaxy S10, S9, Note 10 or any other phone running Android 9 with One UI keeps the screen off when somebody calls you.

I faced the problem after June 2019 update on my Galaxy S9. The thing is I use Do Not Disturb mode almost all the time to silence callers that are not in my Contacts (I configured the DND feature to ring calls and messages from numbers that are in contacts). Everything was okay but, after I installed the update the behavior of my phone changed. When my wife called me I noticed that my Galaxy S9 now plays ringtone me but the display remains completely turned off. I have to manually wake my phone, unlock it, then pull down the shade and tap the Phone app banner to bring it to front. It goes without saying that these steps are very inconvenient and make no sense. Keep reading to know how I fixed the problem.

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How to Enable Dark Theme Mode on Android 10

dark theme mode Android 10

Android 10 finally brought the native Dark Theme that is especially useful for saving power on Android devices with AMOLED displays and prevent such displays from premature burnout. It changes the settings app, all menus, notification shade, quick settings panel and even some apps like Google Drive to black design. In this guide we will explain: how to enable the dark mode on Android 10, how to quickly switch between dark and light themes using the quick toggle and how to find and apply an absolutely black wallpaper on Google Pixel.

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Google Photos is Stuck on Backing Up – How to Fix on Android 10, 9

If Google Photos got stuck on Backing up or Getting ready to backup while your Android device is connected to Wi-Fi, here is what you can do to fix the problem and make your photos and videos successfully back up to Google cloud. I faced the problem on Android 10 for several times after using the Photos app for about a week or so and it was the first solution that always helped me get rid of the glitch. Screenshots taken on Google Pixel with pure Android 10.

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How to Disable Notifications From Xiaomi’s Mi Browser in MIUI 10

You won't receive notifications from Xiaomi Browser

In this guide we will show you two methods to get rid of annoying push notifications sent by Xiaomi’s Mi Browser on Android 9 with MIUI 10.

Some time ago we wrote how to get rid of very important news sent by pre-installed browser on Meizu running Android 7. And today we decided to post a step-by-step guide on how to do the same with the Browser app on Xiaomi running Android 9 or 8. The news are annoying and you must at least make MI Browser deliver them silently – without any sound or vibration. But I prefer to turn them off completely. The story is as usual: the browser is pre-installed and can’t be uninstalled without rooting your device (that we don’t actually recommend). Screenshots taken on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro running MIUI 10.2.2.0 (Android 8.1).

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