In this guide we will explain how to put an app to sleep if you are not using it with the purpose of saving battery charge. Be noted, that the app put to sleep will likely be unable to send you notification. This means that once you’ve done it, the app will stop its background activity and therefore you will get its notifications and updates only when you manually open that application (put in the foreground). So, be careful with putting to sleep messengers and other interactive apps that you want to be able to deliver you notifications on time.Continue reading
In their new Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ Samsung suggests to use the side key as Bixby on long press. In such a way, if you are using the default settings you will wake your phone or lock it if you short press the side key and launch the Bixby assistant if you hold it down. And you are supposed to tap the power icon in the pull-down shade if you are eager to power off or reboot your phone.
You can’t remap the short-press actions on Note 10 because they are hard-coded but the long-press and double press functions can be easily changed in the Settings without using any third-party apps. And here is how.Continue reading
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ are known for their innovative and fresh design. Users are very happy to see a gentle front camera cutout right in the top middle of the screen instead of the design of Galaxy S10. But nevertheless some Note 10 owners would like to hide the camera hole. And in this guide we will explain how to do it and make your Galaxy Note look even nicer.Continue reading
With the latest Android 10 update my Pixel received a new cool feature. Now you can view the password for any Wi-Fi network saved in your phone. I mean, that you can view the wireless security key of any hotspot you previously connected to with no need to root your device.
The new feature is the native Share option, that Google added to the Wi-Fi section of the system settings. All screenshots that you will see in the guide were taken on Google Pixel with pure Android 10.Continue reading
New Power Button Functions on Galaxy Note 10/10+
If you own a Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10+, you might get surprised at the fact that you can’t power off or restart your phone using the Power button. What? But this is true. Now you can only use this key to turn the screen on and off, lock the phone, power on the phone from the off state and … call Bixby. In Note 10/10+ Power button is Bixby button at the same time. And if you hold it when your phone is on, you will open the Bixby assistant – no matter how long you will hold it down.Continue reading
Android has various options for notifying you about updates and events in apps. They act and feel different. Say, you may be totally okay to receive notifications in the shade, but at the same time you may severely dislike the pop-up banners appearing at the very top that can prevent you from tapping on this part of the screen in other apps or even on your home screen. The upper part of your screen will be simply unusable as long as the banner shows up. Besides that, you can be in the middle of tapping on something at the top of your screen when suddenly floating notification arrives and ultimately you tap on the banner instead of what you wanted to touch initially. Consequently, your Android device switches the app, starts to play something with sound, you feel like things got out of your control and all this is very annoying. In prior versions of Android the feature we are talking about was called Heads-up notifications. In this tutorial we will explain how to get rid of pop-up banners. For instance, we’d like to disable banner notifications about subscriptions, livestreams, comments & replies and messages in the YouTube app.Continue reading