Proactive Computing | Optimizing IT for usability, performance and reliability since 1997

Category: #Android (Page 2 of 31)

How to Uninstall Multiple Apps at Once on Android

google-play-store.jpg?width=600&height=2
It’s easy to get carried away installing apps and games, but you’re probably not using all of them. The Play Store on Android makes it easy to uninstall a bunch of apps at once to free up space.

Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/747256/how-to-uninstall-multiple-apps-at-once-on-android/
Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you.
The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

How to Block a Number on Android and iPhone

Block-Number-Android-iPhone.jpg

If someone is annoying you by frequently calling or messaging, you can avoid them by blocking their phone number. Fortunately, there is no need to install third-party software, as the capability is integrated into both Android and iPhone. Let’s look at how to block a phone number on Android and iOS, as well as the consequences.

Related: 5 of the Best Mobile Phones for Gaming

How to Block Someone on iPhone

You can block a number on your iPhone in different ways as shown below.

Block a Number in the Phone App

Open the Phone app and tap on the “Contacts” tab at the bottom. Tap on the contact you want to block. Scroll down and press the “Block this Caller” option.

Block Iphone Phone App Contacts

To block an unsaved contact in the Phone app, tap on the “Recents” tab and tap the (i) icon next to the number. Tap on “Block this caller.” You can… Read more14766689.gif

Source: https://tracking.feedpress.com/link/12555/14766689/block-number-android-iphone
Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you.
The Article Was Written/Published By: Mehvish Mushtaq

The Fastest Way to Open Your Camera on iPhone

apple_camera_app_hero_1200x675.jpg?width
Your dog is standing on its head, and you’re fumbling to unlock your phone and launch the camera app before you miss it. Luckily, there’s no need for unlocking—the Camera app is just a swipe away on the lock screen. Here’s how to get to it as fast as possible.

Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/754651/the-fastest-way-to-open-your-camera-on-iphone/
Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you.
The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

There’s a new way to trigger Google Assistant routines

google-nest-hub-second-gen-lifestyle-100

Compared to Alexa, Google Assistant is fairly limited when it comes to triggering routines, but it just picked up a new one: the ability to run a routine when you dismiss an alarm.

Alexa users have long been able to trigger routines by dismissing an alarm on one of their Echo devices, but Google Assistant only learned the trick in the past few weeks.

The new trigger is incredibly handy for starting morning routines, such as turning on your lights, getting a weather report, hearing your schedule, and playing a peppy, let’s-get-the-day-started music playlist.

To read this article in full, please click here

Source: https://www.techhive.com/article/3632790/how-to-trigger-a-google-assistant-routines-by-dismissing-an-alarm.html#tk.rss_all
Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you.
The Article Was Written/Published By: Ben Patterson

How to Upload a Video to YouTube From iPhone or Android

youtube_hero_1200x675.jpg?width=600&heig
Want to get started with YouTube but are not sure how to upload your first-ever video? If you recorded with your smartphone, you can upload your video directly to your YouTube channel from your iPhone or Android device. Here’s how.

Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/744825/how-to-upload-a-video-to-youtube-from-iphone-or-android/
Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you.
The Article Was Written/Published By: Mahesh Makvana

How to Transfer Contacts from Android to iPhone

ios-google-contacts.png?width=600&height
Switching to an iPhone from Android might seem like a daunting process. You probably have a deep contact list that has been curated over the years. Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to transfer your contacts to an iPhone.

Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/744800/how-to-transfer-contacts-from-android-to-iphone/
Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you.
The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

How to Delete Downloads on an Android Phone

Delete-Downloads-Android-Featured.jpg Over time, the Downloads folder on your phone can become full of necessary data and lead to “internal storage full” errors. It’s important to clean out the Downloads folder and get rid of files you don’t use. The three methods outlined below will show you how to delete downloads on Android phones. 1. Using File Manager App on Phone Deleting downloads or downloaded files isn’t a tough job on Android. Just open the dedicated Downloads folder using a File Manager app, then select the file you want to delete and hit the Delete button. That’s it. … Read more14711679.gif

Source: https://tracking.feedpress.com/link/12555/14711679/delete-downloads-on-android
Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you.
The Article Was Written/Published By: Mehvish Mushtaq

The Best Android Camera Phones for 2021: Take the Best Pics

google-pixel-5-rear-cameras.jpeg?width=6
Looking to up your photo game? A new, camera-focused smartphone will do wonders for your social media pictures. These are the best Android camera phones that will make sunsets sparkle, food look irresistible, and nighttime landscapes dazzle—no matter your budget!

Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/745216/best-android-camera-phones/
Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you.
The Article Was Written/Published By: Max Buondonno

New smartphone has more RAM than a Macbook

You can’t even buy an Apple-silicon Macbook with more than 16GB of RAM, but Asus’s new Republic of Gamers 5S Pro—a smartphone—has 18 of them.

The phones are very similar and definitely feel like “S” models. The main upgrade to both the Phone 5s and 5s Pro is the slightly faster Snapdragon 888+ 5G chip (the Adreno 660 GPU is the same as on the 888 chip) and the world’s first 360Hz touch sampling rate in any phone.

Read the rest

Source: https://boingboing.net/2021/08/18/new-smartphone-has-more-ram-than-a-macbook.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=new-smartphone-has-more-ram-than-a-macbook
Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you.
The Article Was Written/Published By: Rob Beschizza

Google Still Wants to Be Your New Bank Account

google-pay-nfc.jpg?width=600&height=250&
Google has faced a somewhat rocky road with the launch of the new Google Pay app. But that’s not stopping Google from diving even further into the world of payments, as the company still wants to launch bank accounts.

Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/750779/google-still-wants-to-be-your-new-bank-account/
Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you.
The Article Was Written/Published By: Dave LeClair

« Older posts Newer posts »