WiFi Connected But No Internet Access — 20 Steps to Fix the Error

Wi-Fi connected but has no Internet access Android

Nothing is more frustrating that WiFi without Internet. Oh yes, how many times have I seen topics on forums starting with WiFi connected but no Internet access! Please, help me solve the problem!

So many various phones, PCs, routers involved, so many possible reasons of the same problem and so many solutions that can help in one case but don’t work in another.

In this guide we collected all possible solutions that should help you fix the problem and get rid of Connected, no Internet, No internet access, Internet may not be available and similar errors on Windows PC, Android or Apple devices.

Read moreWiFi Connected But No Internet Access — 20 Steps to Fix the Error

How to Disable the New Control Center on a Xiaomi Phone with MIUI 12

New Control Center vs old design of quick toggles on a Xiaomi phone with MIUI 12

Everybody is excited about the new modern Control Center in MIUI 12 but some entry-level devices like Redmi 9A are often unable to animate it smoothly. If you didn’t know, you can switch back to the old MIUI 11-styled quick toggles. And here is how.

There are two reasons why you may want to switch back to the old design of quick settings: 1) don’t like the new style; 2) you don’t like the quality of animation.

Read moreHow to Disable the New Control Center on a Xiaomi Phone with MIUI 12

Huawei EMUI: Display Counters Instead of Notification Dots on App Icons

Notification counters Huawei

Today I will explain how to display badges with counters instead of dots on Huawei phones running EMUI 10.1, 9 and 8.2. All screenshots taken on my Y6p and Nova 3i. But the guide is also applicable to other models, such as P20, P30, P40 Pro/Lite, Mate 20/30, Honor 8X, etc. I will add extra steps as soon as new EMUI version comes out with changes.
4/2/2020 update: added steps for EMUI 9.
8/21/2010 update: added steps for EMUI 10.1.

Do you remember how happy we were when Google rolled out those dots for apps? It seemed so exciting to see dots right on the icons on new message, discussion reply or other event. Some time later the badges appeared and began to compete with dots.

Read moreHuawei EMUI: Display Counters Instead of Notification Dots on App Icons

This Wi-Fi Network Uses an Older Security Standard in Windows 10 — What to do?

This Wi-Fi network uses an older security standard Windows 10

If you are using one of the latest versions of Windows 10, you might have faced the notification: This Wi-Fi network uses an older security standard that might not protect you. In this article we will explain what this means and what you should do to improve your wireless security.

Read moreThis Wi-Fi Network Uses an Older Security Standard in Windows 10 — What to do?

My Communication Etiquette or How I Hate to Be Contacted

a lot of missed calls

We live in an era of smart devices and Internet. Everybody who wants to have a communication device in their pocket, has it there.

In addition to cellular connection, there are a lot of messengers which can be used to send texts, smileys, pictures, videos, links and perform voice and video calls.

In past times there was a problem: “how to reach a person?” And everyone dreamed about personal pocket device with the Internet connection. But now there is another problem: “How to escape from intrusive people, their calls and messages?”

Read moreMy Communication Etiquette or How I Hate to Be Contacted

How to Show or Hide the Battery Percentage in macOS Big Sur

Battery icon with percentage macOS Big Sur

Here is how to display or hide the battery percentage near the battery icon in the Menu Bar and Control Center on macOS 11 Big Sur. From this tutorial you will also learn how to hide the battery icon entirely. Apple think that you don’t need to see the battery percentage as they tell us …

Read moreHow to Show or Hide the Battery Percentage in macOS Big Sur