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 Optimised Battery Charging on iPhone with iOS 13

Enable Optimised Battery Charging iPhone iOS 13

The Problem of Ageing Battery on iPhone

Your iPhone has a lithium-ion battery pack inside it that has a limited lifespan. As its charges/discharges count grow, its capacity becomes lower and lower and sooner or later your iPhone is no more capable of to develop peak performance. In some cases your iPhone can even shutdown unexpectedly due to power shortage.

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How to Update Installed Apps in iOS 13 (iPadOS 13)

In iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 respectively the App Store has been redesigned. ANd the main question that I hear during the last week from those who installed iOS 13 beta is How do I update apps (or check for updates)? Everything is not difficult, however, I liked the way it worked before – in iOS 12 and earlier versions.

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‘Silence Unknown Callers’ to Block Calls from Unknown Numbers on iPhone

silence unknown callers iPhone iOS 13

Some time ago we explained how to reject all unknown callers using the DND mode. But frankly it was a workaround rather than solution. And here is the good news: finally iOS 13 brings us another marvelous feature that makes your iPhone automatically reject all unknown callers. It works according to a simple algorithm: if the phone number of an incoming caller is not in Contacts, Messages or Email, it will be immediately rejected and you will hear no sound. Read how to activate it.

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How to Check Graphics Card Video Memory (VRAM) Size on Windows 10

Windows 10 is constantly changing and developing, the modern Settings app obtains new and new sections that serve to substitute the old Control Panel applets. And in this article we provide a step-by-step guide to find out the amount of video memory of your external or internal graphics card because the steps have changed a bit since the early builds of Windows 10. Besides that, you will learn about a few more methods to check the RAM size of your video adapter (a.k.a. VRAM) using third-party utilities.

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How to Enable Dark Mode on iPhone with iOS 13

As you might know, iOS 13 brings a lot of new nice features to our iPhones. Among them a long awaited Dark mode which Apple call Dark Appearance. In this article we will explain how to enable the dark mode on iPhone running iOS 13 and later. We will also show how to make your wallpaper change color too when the mode is activated. Note that the guide is applicable to iPhone XS, X, 8, 7 and 6S, because only these devices will receive iOS 13.

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