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How to Change Your Bluetooth Name on Android

When you connect a device to an Android phone or tablet, the device model name is what you see. While this is a good identifier usually, it can sometimes not be the most helpful. We’ll show you how to customize the name….

How to Change Your Default Google Account on Android

If you use an Android phone or tablet, you know that your Google account is tightly integrated with the experience. The default account will decide how you’re logged in to many apps, especially Google apps. We’ll show you how…

Can You Change the Wallpaper on Android TV?

One of the easiest ways to customize a device is by changing its background. Because the home screen on your Android TV is likely pretty large, you probably want to change its wallpaper—but can you?

How to Restart a Google TV Streaming Device

It’s not unusual for devices to stop working as they should. In many of these situations, a simple restart will solve the problem. If you have a Google TV streaming device, you can restart it. Here’s how….

How to Use Virtual Backgrounds in Google Meet

Google Meet is a popular video conferencing service for everything from important work meetings to hanging out with friends. Virtual backgrounds are a fun and useful feature. We’ll show you how to use virtual backgrounds in …

How to Change the Screen Saver on Android TV

Android TV might not be as customizable as an Android phone, but there’s still a lot you can do to personalize it. One of those is choosing which screen saver to use. We’ll show you how to change it up….

How to Solve Math Problems Using Google Lens

A calculator is a handy tool for solving math problems, but it can sometimes be a pain to type the equation. Google Lens can solve a problem simply by taking a photo. We’ll show you how to use the feature….

What is T-Mobile TVision, and How Much Does it Cost?

It seems like every technology company has its own streaming service these days. T-Mobile is a recent entrant in the field with its “TVision” live TV offering. What is TVision, how is it unique, and what does it cost? Let’s…

How to Take a Screenshot on Android TV

You might not realize it, but your Android TV (or set-top box) can take screenshots just like a phone or tablet. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple, but we’ll show you a method that works.

How to Message a Facebook Friend From Instagram

Facebook acquired Instagram in 2012, but the platforms remained mostly separate. This changed in 2020, though—you can now send messages to anyone on Facebook from the Instagram app. We’ll show you how to use the Cross-App …

How to Create Emoji Mash-Ups Using Gboard

Emoji convey emotions and reactions when words just can’t cut it. There are hundreds of emoji to choose from, but what if you could mash them together and create new ones? That’s exactly what Gboard can do….

How to Install Apps and Games on Android TV

Set-top boxes and smart TVs are only as good as the apps you can use on them. Android TV has a large library of streaming services and games you can enjoy on your big screen. Installing them is as easy as visiting the Google …

How to Uninstall Apps and Games on Google TV

Installing apps and games helps you take full advantage of your Google TV streaming device. But, inevitably, you’ll end up with some you don’t want anymore. Here’s how to uninstall apps and games on Google TV….

How to Hum to Search for a Song Using Google

There’s nothing quite as annoying as having a song stuck in your head and not being able to identify it. Thankfully, if you can hum the song out loud, Google Search can help you figure out what tune is stuck in your head….

How to Change Your Car Icon in Google Maps

Google Maps has a few quirky little features that can personalize your experience if you know where to find them. For instance, you can change the navigation icon to a car, SUV, or truck. Here’s how.
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