How to Manually Update an App in Android Marshmallow

App developers often need to release updates for the apps that they create. Whether it’s a popular game or a social media app, most apps either offer their users new features in their apps, or fix problems that users have been experiencing. Some phone operating systems and settings will install these updates automatically, while other […]

How to Turn off All Sound on the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch has a bright, crisp screen that can display images and make text easy to read. But if can also play sounds, such as alerts that indicate the arrival or a new text message or a phone call. This is helpful if you rely on those sounds to notify you of certain things, […]

How to Stop Apps from Updating Automatically in Marshmallow

Over time you can easily have several dozen apps installed on your phone. Most of these apps are not anywhere near their “final” version, so you will inevitably receive updates from the developers that fix problems and add new features. Managing all of these updates can be a chore, so Android has an option in […]

How to Enable the Flash Notifications in Android Marshmallow

A loud environment can make it very difficult to hear an alert notification on your phone. Or, if you have hearing difficulties, those notifications can be difficult to hear in any environment. So if you have been looking for a way to make the alerts on your Android phone a little more noticeable visually, then […]

How to Turn Off WiFi and Bluetooth Scanning for Location Accuracy in Android Marshmallow

Many of the apps and services that you use on your Android Marshmallow smartphone require some access to your location. Whether it’s a driving app that’s giving you directions or a food delivery app that needs to find nearby restaurants, certain apps simply perform better when they know where you are. Often this location information […]

How to Limit the Amount of Music on Your Apple Watch

While the Apple Watch doesn’t have all of the same capabilities as an iPhone, there are a lot of tasks that you perform on the phone that can also be managed from the watch. One such task that you can use the Apple Watch 2 for is putting songs directly on the watch so that […]

How to Turn Off Email Previews on the Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch can show you a lot of information about the notifications that you receive from the apps on your iPhone. Many of these notifications can even completely replace the functionality of your iPhone, meaning that you won’t need to take the phone out of your pocket or your purse as frequently. One of […]

How to Turn Off the Ringtone Sound on an Apple Watch

The Apple Watch can do a lot of the same things that your iPhone does, including playing a sound when you receive a phone call. The ability to interact with the Phone app through your watch can be surprisingly convenient, but you might find the ringtone element to be a little excessive, and feel that […]

How to Enable Single Tap Mode in Android Marshmallow

Due to its lack of many physical buttons, most Android smartphones rely on the use of onscreen buttons to perform actions in your apps. Some of these actions require a minimal amount of interaction, while others require some additional steps. If there are certain things on your phone that you wish were a little easier […]

How to Disable Heart Rate Tracking on the Apple Watch

The battery life on the Apple Watch is something that you may find troubling if you use the watch a lot during the course of the day. You may be able to improve the watch’s battery life slightly by reducing the brightness or limiting how long the screen stays on after you touch it, but […]