How to Use a Black Background in the Reddit iPhone App

Do you dislike the brightness of the white background in the Reddit app? Or did you see someone else using the Reddit app whose background was black, and you would like to be able to set up your own Reddit app to look like that? Fortunately this can be achieved by switching the Theme setting […]

How to Turn Off AutoPlay in the Reddit iPhone App

Autoplay is a feature that causes a video to play as soon as it is visible on your screen. Some people find it useful, but others might prefer to not play a video until they are ready to watch it, or if they want to watch it at all. The Reddit app may be autoplaying […]

How to Hide Your Caller ID in Android Marshmallow

We’ve gotten to the point with smartphones where it is unusual to receive a phone call and not know who is calling. If you don’t already have the number saved in your device because it’s a contact, you can typically see the phone number and choose to answer or ignore based on that information. Caller […]

How to Enable the Unlock with iPhone Setting for an Apple Watch Passcode

Your iPhone contains a lot of sensitive information, which is why it’s so important to lock the device with a passcode or a fingerprint. But your Apple Watch can contain some sensitive information, too, which is why you may have also created a passcode for your watch. Unfortunately entering that passcode on the tiny watch […]

How to Share a Song In a Text Message Through the Spotify iPhone App

Are you listening to a song in your iPhone’s Spotify app that you know a friend or family member would love to hear? You could always describe the song, or provide them with the name of it, but there is another way that you can share a song with someone through a text message. The […]

How to Turn Off Text Message Notifications on the Apple Watch

The ability to view text message notifications on your Apple Watch without needing to unlock your iPhone is one of the more convenient uses of the watch. You can even send quick replies through the Messages app on the watch. This functionality makes the Messages app and Watch interaction one of my favorite elements of […]

Android SIM Card Out of Service? Check Your Wi-Fi Calling Setting

Is your Android Marshmallow phone telling you that you aren’t connected to your cellular provider’s network? If you’ve confirmed that your account is in good standing, that you should be in range of a cellular network, and that there is nothing physically wrong with your phone, then this can be a pretty confusing and frustrating […]

How to Turn Off Dial Assist on an iPhone 7

The Dial Assist feature on your iPhone attempts to automatically add the international or local prefix when you are making a call that requires it. While this can be helpful in certain situations, you may discover that your own international phone usage might dictate another approach. For example, if you regularly travel internationally and have […]

How to Turn Off Handoff on an iPhone 7

There’s an interesting feature associated with your iCloud account that allows you to start working on something with one of your iCloud devices, then continue with it on another device. So if you start editing a document on your iPhone in Pages, you can use Handoff to continue working on it with your MacBook. However, […]

How to Stop Deleting Old Messages in Android Marshmallow

Have you ever gone to look for an old picture or text message on your Android phone, only to see that it’s gone? This can be frustrating if that message contained important information or a special picture. This automatic deletion of old messages occurs as a space-saving feature in the Android Marshmallow operating system, and […]