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Redmi 6 Pro: How to Use Mi Remote to Control TV, AC, and Other Devices

Redmi 6 Pro: How to Use Mi Remote to Control TV, AC, and Other Devices

Xiaomi has always included something unique in their smartphones which appeals to mass. Infrared or IR blaster is one such feature included in most Xiaomi devices. The company’s latest budget wonder, the Redmi 6 Pro, is no exception to this rule and comes with an IR blaster. In this guide, we will show you how to use Mi Remote on Redmi 6 Pro to Control TV, AC, and other devices.

Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro: How to Lock Apps using Fingerprint Scanner

Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro: How to Lock Apps using Fingerprint Scanner

The Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro feature a fingerprint scanner at their rear which can be used to unlock the devices. That’s not all though, you can also use the fingerprint scanner on the Redmi 6 or Redmi 6 Pro to unlock your locked apps. Wondering how to do so? Read this guide.

Vivo V11 Pro: How To Lock Apps Using Face Unlock and Fingerprint Scanner

Vivo V11 Pro: How To Lock Apps Using Face Unlock and Fingerprint Scanner

Vivo V11 Pro comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor and an infrared-based Face Unlock detection. Both of these security features allow you to secure your phones in multiple ways including the option to Lock/Unlock Apps.

The 20 Best Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro Hidden Tips and Tricks

The 20 Best Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro Hidden Tips and Tricks

Xiaomi recently launched its Redmi 6 series of smartphones in India which includes the Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro. The handsets are running MIUI 9.6 based on Android 8.1 Oreo and offer plenty of customizations and features. If you recently got the Redmi 6 or Redmi 6 Pro, here is a list of the hidden tips and tricks for them.

How to Enable Dark Theme in YouTube for Android and Web

How to Enable Dark Theme in YouTube for Android and Web

Regular YouTube users have long requested for a dark theme for the web and its mobile app. Google first started rolling out dark theme for YouTube eight months ago with its iOS app and the web. Now after taking its own sweet time, Google has started rolling out the dark theme for the YouTube for Android app. 

The Best FM Radio Apps for Android

The Best FM Radio Apps for Android

If you were born in the 80s or 90s, I am sure you know how listening to the radio was an addictive experience. We all loved to hear the radio, especially with all the chatter of RJs.

Asus ZenFone Max Pro: How To Lock Apps Using Fingerprint Scanner

Asus ZenFone Max Pro: How To Lock Apps Using Fingerprint Scanner

Gone are the days when fingerprint sensors on phones could only be used for unlocking them. Thanks to Android updates and OEMs in-house implementations like in Redmi Note 5 Pro, fingerprint scanners can now be used for gestures like pulling down the notification panel, taking a selfie and even lock apps.

How to Install Fortnite on Android

How to Install Fortnite on Android

Fortnite Battle Royale aka Fortnite is one of the most hyped games right now on Android. Epic Games has started rolling out the beta version for Android devices. However, getting the game on your device is pretty much twisted. Instead of rolling out Fortnite right in the Google Play Store, Epic is using its own website. The primary reason is to avoid paying 30% commision to Google for its in-app purchases.

How to Hide Apps in Android

How to Hide Apps in Android

Generally, most OEMs offer the option to lock apps in a device as a part of their skin. Even if the feature is missing, it can be added by using a third-party app from Google Play. However, there’s no option to completely hide apps in either stock Android or OEM skins like Emotion UI or Samsung Experience. The reason to hide apps could be many. 

How to Type in Hindi on Android Using GBoard or SwiftKey

How to Type in Hindi on Android Using GBoard or SwiftKey

There is no joy like writing and expressing in your own native language. As of now most of the Android users use English keyboard to write in their own language. I personally do the same making it a Hinglish experience until I discovered the possibility of writing in Hindi in Android. Android support tons of non-English languages, including support for plenty of regional Indian languages. In this guide, we will learn how to write in Hindi in Android.