How To Hide Your Skype Profile From Search And Prevent From Being Found

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You can hide your phone, your email, not to show your profile picture in Skype if you wish. But people who are concerned about privacy have long been asking the question on forums: “how can I hide my Skype profile from search?” Today we will explain how you can entirely hide your profile If you don’t want your account to be suggested in the Skype search. And vice versa – how to allow displaying your Skype profile in search results.  Continue reading

Remove Frames From Icons In Android 7 Nougat On Samsung Devices

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If you dislike icons with frames (squircle or another shape), you can switch back to old-school icons without frames. I don’t know whether it is possible on LG, HTC, Asus, Huawei, etc, but you can do this on many modern Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets. The screenshots taken on Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 (2016) SM-T585 tablet. Note, that this setting affect only a part of icons, because some icons already have drawn frames. Continue reading

How To Sign Out From Skype 8.0 On Android

In Skype app version 7 you could completely sign out from Skype but save credentials and you could sign in again without entering your login and password. Since the update of the Android app to Skype 8.0.0 there is no such option any more. So there is only one way to log out and make sure your contacts see you are really offlineContinue reading

Set Up Network Access on Windows 10 and Share a Folder Without Creating Homegroup

One of the most popular questions concerning networking in Windows 10 is “How can I share a folder on network?” Because it is very convenient to use shared folders on the home LAN. For instance, you can use your desktop with 8 TB hard disk drive as a NAS or file server. Thus, you won’t need to download the video to your phone or laptop to watch it. Besides that, several people can view and edit the same documents if you share the folder where it is located. You can set up permissions to read only or full access allowing to modify files from remote devices. Here is our simple step-by-step guide on how to set up network access without setting up a homegroup in Windows 10 and share a folder to everyone on your LAN.  Continue reading

Merge Skype Account With Microsoft Account To Change Skype Password

Many users encountered a problem while they tried to change Skype password in June 2017. If your account is not connected to your Microsoft Account and you select “Change password” in Skype desktop app, you will be directed to Microsoft login page at https://account.live.com/skype/password/change?smn=... . The thing is that Microsoft has recently taken the step to merge Skype accounts with Microsoft LiveIDs.  Continue reading