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

  • How to delete a photo uploaded on Snapchat
    The photos you upload to Snapchat are visible to a large number of people, especially if you share them publicly. If you have sent a photo by mistake or simply do not like the way it turned out, do not worry. There is a solution. The Snapchat app for Android lets you delete an image or video you have uploaded at any time.
  • How to activate the front camera flash in Snapchat
    Surely a large part of the photos you upload to Snapchat have been taken with the front camera. This is because many filters aim to modify the appearance of your face and it is much easier to preview the changes using the front sensor of the phone. However, you do not always have the best lighting at your disposal to record your Snapchat stories. Is there any way to solve it?
  • Snapchat ghost mode: what it is and how to enable it
    Snapchat has a section where you and your friends appear on the map. Of course, depending on the circumstances, this may be a problem from a privacy perspective. Therefore, its developers have included a ghost mode, letting you hide your location from your contacts.
  • Snapcode: what it is, what it is used for, and how to create it
    If you have been browsing the Snapchat app, chances are you have come across a recurring term: Snapcode. What is this element exactly? The Snapcode is a unique code that identifies you within the Snapchat platform. In case other users scan them, they can easily add you as a friend or start chatting with you. To help you understand how it works, we can compare the Snapcode to a QR code containing a link to your profile.
  • Snapstreaks: what they are, how they work, and tricks to stay on a roll
    When you use Snapchat chat, emojis are sometimes displayed next to the name of your contacts. You should know that each of them has a meaning. For example, some serve to indicate that two users are best friends. In the case of the flame emoji, it lets you know if you are on a streak. But what does it mean to be on a streak on Snapchat?
  • How to create GIFs of your face with Snapchat filters
    Snapchat's My Cameos feature lets you use your face in fun animations that you can then share with others. Let's take a look at all the steps you need to take to create your own gifs on Snapchat.
  • How to have all Snapchat filters on Android
    One of the strengths of Snapchat are the filters. By default, next to the shutter, a limited number of lenses are displayed that you can use to record or take fun photos. However, you should know that the filters shown in the first instance are not the only ones you can use in the Snapchat application. Here, we tell you two ways to see all the lenses in the Android app.
  • How to back up photos and videos on Snapchat
    Snapchat's memories section is where all the photos and videos you create with the editor are stored. As long as you keep them there, the content will be safe and synchronized on all the devices you are using the application on. However, the backup can be configured to automatically back up the stories you upload to your profile.
  • How to update Snapchat to the latest version
    Having the latest version of Snapchat will help you enjoy the latest features added by the company. It also lets you keep your device more secure and improves application performance. In this article, we tell you how to download and install the latest Snapchat update.
  • How to search and add friends on Snapchat
    Given the type of app it is, Snapchat offers a more complete experience when used with other people. There are several ways to add friends to your Snapchat account. Once they are part of your contact list, you can send them snaps or share messages with them. Below, we show you some ways to add friends to Snapchat.
  • Snap games: what they are and how to play Snapchat games
    Snapchat, in addition to its functions for sending photos, videos, and messages, has many games so you can have fun with your friends. But what exactly are Snapchat games or Snap Games? In a simple way, these games are small applications integrated within the Snapchat client for two or more users to compete against each other.
  • 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 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.