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The best articles, tips, tricks and tutorials for your favorite apps and programs

  • Snapchat emojis: what does each emoticon mean?
    Snapchat often displays emojis next to your contacts. This is a way to know how is the relationship you have through the application with certain friends and learn more about them. Below, you have a complete list with all the emojis and their meanings.
  • How to save Snapchat chats from Android
    One of the main features of Snapchat is the automatic deletion of content. In the case of chats, each message is saved until the other user reads it. Once the content of the conversation has been reviewed, the messages are irreversibly deleted. However, there are a couple of tricks that will let you save Snapchat chats on its Android app.
  • How to use dog filters on Snapchat
    Pets also have a special corner on Snapchat. With special filters designed for dogs and cats, you can modify their appearance in a matter of seconds. This is possible thanks to filters such as Royal Pets, available in Snapchat's gallery. Want to know how to use the filter for dogs and cats in the Android app? Keep reading because we will tell you about it.
  • Snap Score: what is Snapchat's score and how it works
    Each Snapchat user has a score. With it, the platform lets you know to what extent you are active in the social network. This information is displayed as My Score. It increases as you use the application and interact with other users of the service.
  • How to recover Snapchat filters on Android
    Have you ever used a Snapchat filter, and sometime later, lost track of it? Maybe it has happened to you because the amount of special filters included in the application is amazingly high. However, you should know that recovering your favorite filters is easy. All you have to do is open the filters section on the app's main screen.
  • Where are Snapchat photos saved on Android
    Snapchat has a powerful editor so you can create customized stories. And something similar happens with filters. Since the results it offers are so eye-catching, it makes sense that you would want to save the photos and videos you take on Snapchat. If this is your case, keep reading because we will tell you how to do it.
  • How to set a profile picture on Snapchat
    Snapchat does not let its users upload profile pictures. Instead, they must use the Bitmojis generator to add a customized avatar to their account. So, the image that will represent you in the social network is not a real photo. How can you customize your Bitmoji on Snapchat as much as possible? Follow the steps we give you in this article to do it easily.
  • How to insert emojis and smilies on Snapchat
    One of the main virtues of Snapchat Snaps and stories is the possibility it offers when it comes to personalizing content. For example, it lets you add text, tags, or links. In addition to all this, the application includes a wide collection of emojis and smilies. Also, it is possible to add annotations and expressions using freehand drawings. Here, we explain how you can simply do it yourself thanks to its Android App.
  • How to add links to Snapchat stories
    In addition to the huge number of in-camera filters, Snapchat offers several pre-post editing options for photos and videos. This way, users can add drawings, text, emojis, music, and other elements in a very simple way. However, one of the most interesting options is the ability to add links to any site on the Internet. By doing so, you can direct your audience to your favorite web pages. How to add links in stories? Keep reading because we will explain how to do it step by step.
  • How to unblock someone on Snapchat
    The user blocking feature in Snapchat lets you restrict communications with other users. It is advisable to use this option if any of your contacts has an unpleasant attitude towards you or you feel harassed. It is also a way to prevent some users from seeing your private content. When you block a user on Snapchat, the following happens:
  • How to use the gender swap filter in Snapchat
    One of Snapchat's great virtues is the long list of filters it makes available to users so they can have fun with their phone's camera. With them, it is possible to modify the appearance of animals, objects, and even people. It also lets you customize the appearance of the images by modifying the colors or adding interactive elements. Its potential is so powerful that it is even capable of changing a person's gender. Not buying it? Read on to find out how.
  • How to create a Snapchat account
    To use Snapchat, you must create an account. There is no way to enjoy the functions of this application without having one. Let us tell you how you can register a profile on this platform using its app for Android.
  • How to upload gallery photos to Snapchat
    One of the most interesting features of Snapchat is its camera. With it, users can add filters to change the look of their photos or videos. There are lots of possibilities when taking photos with Snapchat's own app. However, it is possible that at some point, you may have wanted to upload photographs that you had previously taken. Is it possible? Yes, and below, you will find out how to do it with your Android phone.
  • How to switch to the old Gmail design from Android
    Gmail is an application with very active development. Although most of the updates released by its creators are focused on improving performance, adding some functionality, or removing bugs, from time to time, it undergoes deep redesigns. This is what happened in 2018 when the application lost its classic look and adopted a more modern one. And the same has happened in 2021. Google has decided to remove the characteristic red color and change it to a light blue. Not liking the Google redesigns? In that case, you may be wondering if it is possible to go back to the old design. Here, we explain how to do it.
  • How to manage emails from multiple accounts in a single account in Gmail
    Gmail can act as a complete email platform for multiple accounts. And we do not mean setting up multiple addresses in your application. Rather, we are talking about Gmail taking care of managing, consulting, and sending messages from an external account. Knowing the process to set up all your accounts in the Google email service has a clear advantage: it centralizes all your conversations in one place.
  • How to send and open a confidential email in Gmail
    Gmail has a confidential mode that lets you protect the content of the emails you send. To start it up, simply start composing a new email and open the menu with the three vertical dots. Then, tap on Confidential mode.
  • Gmail notifications: how to manage them in Android emails
    Gmail has different settings related to notifications that are worth knowing. All of them are available in the application settings, accessible by tapping the Settings button in the side menu.
  • How to enable and disable smart replies in Gmail
    The smart replies in Gmail are one of its most interesting features. In general, Google includes such features to improve user productivity and make the e-mail application more agile. With smart replies, Gmail displays suggested responses to quickly reply to incoming messages. For example, if you receive an email with a file attached, the application would advise you to reply with "Thank you very much" or "Ok, received".
  • Emails stuck in the outbox: solution for Gmail
    When you tap the send button in Gmail, the messages are moved to the outbox, where they remain until the entire sending process is completed. However, it is possible that at some point, a mail may get stuck there. Why does this happen? What is the solution? In this guide, we provide answers to these questions.
  • How to log out of Gmail on all devices
    If you want to log out of Gmail on all the devices where you use your account, the steps below will help you. First, open the Android settings and look for the Google entry. Tap on it to continue.
  • How to disable the automatic download of attachments in Gmail for Android
    By default, Gmail downloads the attachments of the emails you receive in your inbox automatically. This behavior applies as long as the device is connected to the Internet via a Wi-Fi network. However, this can sometimes be a problem, especially when the network is coming from another cellphone. The fact that Gmail can automatically download certain attachments may represent a significant reduction in your data rate.
  • How to enable and disable reminders in Gmail for Android
    Gmail includes built-in reminders to help you not to overlook messages that arrive in your inbox. For example, when a conversation is left in your inbox for several days without a reply, the application alerts you so that you do not forget to reply. Something similar happens the other way around. When you send an email that requires a response from the recipient, the Google email client displays a reminder after a few days to follow up.
  • How to have multiple email accounts in Gmail for Android
    Gmail is an email service specially designed to work with Google accounts. In fact, many of its functions are only available with other emails of its own platform. But that does not mean that Gmail does not support accounts from other providers. In this article, we show you how to add an additional account to the application and check your messages from it.
  • How to recover deleted emails in Gmail from Android
    Gmail has some options specially designed to maintain order within the inbox. One of them is the trash, which is the ideal place to send those conversations that you no longer need. However, sometimes, you may have deleted an email by mistake and needed to recover it later. How can you do it? Let us show you how to do it in this article.
  • How to delete all Gmail messages on Android
    If you have been looking for a way to delete all the contents of a folder in Gmail for Android, for example, the inbox, you may have noticed that it is not possible. The application only lets you mark the emails one by one. Of course, if the number of conversations is high, it is a real problem when it comes to deleting all the messages.
  • Gmail Statuses: what they are and how to change them
    The Gmail status is a short message that announces your availability to other users. This feature is only visible in Google Workspace, once you have activated Google Chat in Gmail. When another user is going to send you a message, they will know what your current status is, and whether they can expect an immediate response or not. By default, there are three states.
  • Gmail Smart Compose: what it is, how to activate and disable it
    Gmail Smart Compose is a feature that helps you write better and faster. Based on your writing style, the application learns and predicts the next words or expressions you want to write in an email. Sometimes, these suggestions are not correct. But in most cases, they get it right, minimizing the time you spend typing the body of a message.
  • How to turn an email into a task in Gmail from Android
    Creating a task from an e-mail is very useful to avoid overlooking important issues. It may be an invitation to a meeting or something you need to do at a later date. Regardless of the content of the e-mail, turning it into a task is easy. Here, we show you how to do it in two different ways.
  • Gmail messages not arriving on Android: how to fix it
    The performance of an application such as Gmail is usually excellent. It is such a popular service that its developers always keep it updated and free of bugs. But, like everything in life, receiving emails in Gmail can also fail. In this article, we focus especially on possible bugs and misconfigurations that cause emails not to arrive. If you are not receiving emails in Gmail for Android, here are some solutions.
  • How to change your Gmail account name on Android
    Gmail lets you modify the name of each account you have configured in its application. However, the method may vary depending on whether the account is from Google or another provider. In this article, we will show you how to change the name in each case.
  • How to empty the trash in Gmail for Android
    The recycle trash in Gmail is a very useful tool to keep your email organized. It holds messages that you have deleted from other folders, such as the inbox. If you usually send lots of conversations there, you will likely want to empty it from time to time. How? Here, we will explain how to do it both automatically and manually.
  • How to use Google Chat in Gmail for Android
    Google has been integrating several tools into its Gmail application for some time now. All of them are oriented towards communication between users. We are talking about services such as Google Chat or Google Meet. In this article, we will focus on the first one to tell you how to activate it in Gmail and how to use it.
  • How to cancel email subscriptions in Gmail for Android
    Continuous email communications from some companies can be very annoying. This is especially true when it comes to advertising or product sales. You most likely get these types of emails because, at some point, you subscribed to a list. How can you unsubscribe from Gmail on Android? Let's take a look at some suggestions that may be useful.
  • How to search for the largest emails in Gmail
    When compared to the web version, the search engine in the Gmail Android app may seem very limited. But nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, it comes with many advanced functions that are activated thanks to the search operators. One of them is the possibility to locate emails by size. This way, you can find out conversations that are overloading your account or find messages with large attachments.
  • How to search for emails by date in Gmail from Android
    Gmail includes several search operators that you can use to find conversations even faster and accurately. Among them, there are several dedicated exclusively to filtering emails by date. Do you want to know them?
  • Gmail does not sync on Android: what to do to fix it
    Gmail is one of the most important applications in the Google ecosystem. Therefore, the company dedicates efforts and resources to improve it so that it is flawless. However, it is sometimes possible to experience errors that prevent the correct functioning of the service. For example, Gmail may stop synchronizing your inbox. How to solve this problem? In this guide, we give you all the tips on how to do it yourself.
  • How to create labels (folders) in Gmail from Android
    Creating labels or folders in Gmail is not a feature available in its official Android app. Therefore, until Google decides to include it, it is necessary to go to the web version to perform this action.
  • How to block emails and accounts in Gmail on Android
    Email is still one of the most widely used ways to communicate between people and that is a fact of life. Therefore, companies are obviously using this medium to send advertising. And it is also the target of attackers and fraudsters. If you are getting too many advertising emails or even dangerous messages, Gmail has a blocking feature that will help you prevent this behavior.
  • How to customize the swipe gesture in Gmail for Android
    Gmail features some gestures to perform quick actions on your emails. Specifically, it lets you swipe left or right in any conversation, thus activating some of its features. By default, the actions set whether you swipe to one side or the other is to archive. Of course, this aspect of the application can be easily customized. Here, we explain how to do it.
  • How to connect Google Pay to Gmail from Android
    Linking Google Pay and Gmail is really easy. In this case, you must open the Google Payments application and access its main menu by tapping on the three horizontal lines that you will see in the upper left corner.
  • How to remove the Meet tab in Gmail for Android
    Google has long insisted on centralizing some of its services within the Gmail application. We are referring to Google Chat and Google Meet. Both appear at the bottom of the screen, specifically in a new navigation bar. Perhaps, for many users, this has turned out to be a good idea, as they often use both communication platforms. But if you have made it this far, that is probably not the case for you. In this article, we show you how to disable the meeting tab in the Google mail application.
  • How to view archived Gmail emails from Android
    Are you wondering where the messages you archive in Gmail end up? This is normal since the application does not show any section with this name. What happens is that the Gmail archive is called All mail. The conversations you archive are located in the side menu of the application.
  • Snooze in Gmail: what it is used for and how to activate it in emails
    Google has been slowly improving its email application, known as Gmail. Among the functions, it has added is the ability to snooze emails. What is it for and how can you use it? Let us show you how to do it in this article.
  • How to undo sending an email in Gmail from Android
    Gmail has a feature that can be described as a lifesaver. Right after sending an e-mail, it lets you undo the sending and prevent the message from reaching the addressee. This is especially useful when you have the wrong contact, have added the wrong content to the email, or are missing information.
  • How to remove and delete a Gmail account in Android
    You may have come here because you want to delete the Gmail account from your Android device. Or maybe you want to delete your email address, but not lose your Google account. You may even want to completely unsubscribe from Gmail and the rest of the services of the company. Whatever you want to do, you will find all the information you need in this article.
  • How to remove Gmail's promotions tab on Android
    Gmail divides the inbox into different tabs and sorts incoming mails according to their content. In the latest versions of the application, it is possible to activate or deactivate the following categories:
  • How to enable Gmail's dark mode on Android
    Most applications have adopted what is popularly known as dark mode. This is a setting that is responsible for activating dark shades in all interface elements. It is advisable to use it in low-light environments or at night. Gmail has its own dark mode, and here, you will find two ways to activate it.
  • How to create and configure a Gmail signature on Android
    Signatures are an essential element of email. This is the section where the farewell, contact details, and other relevant information are included. Gmail for Android lets you modify it for all emails sent from your smartphone. Therefore, the signature you use from your device will be different from the one that appears in the web version. Why is that? Sometimes, it is useful to use a mobile signature that lets recipients know that you are writing from a phone. For example, it is a good excuse for spelling mistakes or autocorrect changes.
  • How to change the Gmail view on Android
    The Gmail inbox supports some degree of customization. The options included in your application let you change the view used to display your emails. All these options can be found in the settings. To access, open the side options menu and tap Settings.
  • How to schedule a Gmail email from Android
    Scheduling the sending of your emails with Gmail is possible from its official application. In fact, it is a feature that is included natively, so there is no need to install any additional software.