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How to Block & Unblock Someone on Instagram

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Tired of being bothered by someone on Instagram? If you’re being harassed over the internet by one or more people, well, the block function of Instagram is there to help. Within a matter of seconds, you can block someone on Instagram, and never see them again on the service, whether it’s their comments, posts, pictures, stories, or anything else they put onto the platform. And of course, you can unblock users as well, so if someone was just temporarily getting on your nerves you can give them a reprieve if you feel so inclined.

Blocking is a feature…

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How to Enable Facebook Dark Mode on iPhone

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Are you a fan of Dark Mode on iPhone and you would like a dark theme for Facebook too? If you’ve been waiting for Facebook app to introduce dark mode, you’ll be pleased to know the wait is over and Facebook has rolled out Dark Mode to its users globally.

Dark Mode is a feature that has been available on a system level since the release of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 last year. Although most developers were quick to update their apps to support this feature, there are several apps that still lack a dark appearance option. Until recently, one of the biggest names in…

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How to Add Podcasts to Apple Watch

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Did you know that you can store podcasts on your Apple Watch and listen to them when it’s not connected to your iPhone? This is a feature that can come in handy if you often leave your iphone at home when you go out for a jog, do chores, or anything else really.

Apple Watch’s built-in physical storage space allows users to store music, podcasts, etc. and listen to them right from the comfort of your wrist. Even though you cannot use the internal speakers on the Apple Watch for anything other than phone calls, you can still hook it up to a pair of Bluetooth…

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How to Access Music Controls in Google Maps on iPhone

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Do you often listen to music while you’re driving? You’re not alone. Well, if you use Google Maps for navigation, you’re in for a treat, as you can now control your music without having to switch between apps on iPhone.

Most of us listen to songs while we keep our hands on the wheel. Some of us also rely on maps for directions to where we’re headed. If you’re the kind of person who mounts your iPhone or iPad on to the car’s dashboard for navigation, you’d know how inconvenient it is to skip a song or repeat it while driving. Thankfully, Google now…

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How to Hide the Hidden Photos Album on iPhone & iPad

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Do you use the Hidden photos album feature on your iPhone or iPad to hide photos you don’t want others to see? In that case, you’ll be excited to know that you can finally hide the “Hidden” album, preventing it from being visible within the Photos app.

Although the Hidden album has been an easy and convenient way to hide some of the photos in your library, it hasn’t really done a great job of truly hiding your photos so far. Anyone who opens the Photos app and scrolls down will be able to view this hidden album and access the photos like they…

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How to Use FaceTime Effects on iPhone & iPad Video Chats

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Do you use FaceTime to video call your friends, family, colleagues, and relatives from your iPhone or iPad? If so, you can make your video chats more engaging and fun with the various FaceTime effects that Apple has to offer.

There are plenty of video calling services available today like Skype, Zoom, Facebook, etc. but Apple stands out from the rest of the competition by offering a seamless experience for iOS, iPadOS, and MacOS users, and with neat features like FaceTime effects. On supported iPhone and iPad devices, you can use Animojis and Memojis to mask…

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How to Fix macOS Big Sur Wi-Fi Problems

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Are you having trouble connecting to Wi-Fi networks on your Mac after updating it to macOS Big Sur recently? Although connecting to Wi-Fi networks on a Mac is a fairly straightforward procedure for the most part, some users have reported issues with getting the internet to work over Wi-Fi after installing macOS Big Sur.

The most commonly reported macOS Big Sur-related Wi-Fi issues are that the connection drops frequently, won’t reliably connect to wi-fi, or the overall network performance is lacking. This could be due to several reasons ranging from Wi-Fi…

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How to Delete All Photos from iMessage Threads on iPhone & iPad

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Data, photos, and videos within the Messages app could take a chunk of your iPhone or iPad storage space, especially if you send and receive a lot of media over iMessage. One solution to this is to delete all photos from Messages threads when your device is running low on storage.

The media that are shared over iMessage are not saved in your iOS or ipadOS photo library as a separate album, so you can’t find them directly in the Photos app, but you can use a trick to view all photos in a Messages thread. Scrolling through your iMessage conversations and…

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How to Transfer Music from Windows PC to iPhone

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Have music on your Windows PC that you want to listen to on iPhone? Not everyone is an Apple Music subscriber or uses iCloud Music Library for managing their music. If you’re the kind of person who prefers to manually manage your song library, you’ll want to use iTunes to transfer music from your Windows PC to your iPhone.

Apple’s iTunes is a media library and device management utility software for use with iOS devices. It is available on both Windows and Mac. Until iCloud and Apple Music gained traction, most Apple users had to resort to iTunes in one…

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How to Turn off & Delete Google Location History on iPhone & iPad

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Do you use Google Maps on your iPhone or iPad? If so, depending on your settings you may find that Google uses Location History to keep a track of all the locations you’ve visited over time. This data is then used to provide personalized recommendations that are specific to your location across Google services.

While some of the recommendations and history can be helpful, other users might not want Google to constantly track their whereabouts and store this information, especially if you’re a privacy buff. This is exactly why you have the option to disable…

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