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Vivo V15 Pro: How to Record Calls

Vivo V15 Pro: How to Record Calls

Call recording is one of those little yet important features on Android. While Google has killed this feature by limiting the API starting with Android Pie, many OEM still offers this feature by customizing their skin. Vivo V15 Pro comes with FunTouch, and luckily it offers call recording out of the box.  I am sure a consumer spending so much money on V15 Pro would be happy to know that call recording is available on the device.

How to Take Screenshot and Long Screenshot in MIUI 10 on Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi Note 6 Pro, Redmi 6A/5A, Redmi Note 5, and More

How to Take Screenshot and Long Screenshot in MIUI 10 on Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi Note 6 Pro, Redmi 6A/5A, Redmi Note 5, and More

Xiaomi’s entire lineup of Redmi and Mi devices are now running on MIUI 10 which packs plenty of features. If you recently got a Xiaomi device running MIUI 10 and are wondering how to take a screenshot or a long screenshot on it, follow this guide.

ZenFone Max Pro M2: How to Lock Apps Using Fingerprint Scanner

ZenFone Max Pro M2: How to Lock Apps Using Fingerprint Scanner

The ZenFone Max Pro M2, just like ZenFone Max Pro M1, features a fingerprint scanner at the rear which you can use to unlock the phone. That’s not all though. You can use it to unlock locked apps as well. Wondering how to do so? Read this guide.

How to Customize Quick Settings in Android 9.0 Pie

How to Customize Quick Settings in Android 9.0 Pie

The Quick Settings panel in Android is easily one of the most accessed and useful parts of the OS. It allows you to quickly toggle settings like Wi-Fi, mobile data, and control other system settings in just a tap. But did you know that you can customize Quick Settings to your liking as well?

How to Pin Apps in Android 9.0 Pie

How to Pin Apps in Android 9.0 Pie

It is always irritating when you hand over your phone to someone for a specific purpose and they end up going through other apps, messages, photos, and other personal data stored on it. Thankfully, you can get around this problem by using Screen Pinning. The feature first debuted with Android 5.0 Lollipop and is also present in Android 9.0 Pie, though just like before, it is buried deep inside the Settings menu.

Honor 8X: How to Lock Apps with Fingerprint Scanner and Face Unlock

Honor 8X: How to Lock Apps with Fingerprint Scanner and Face Unlock

Like every other Honor device, the Honor 8X is filled to the brim with useful features and customization options. One useful option in Emotion UI on Honor 8X is the ability to natively lock apps and then unlock them using the fingerprint scanner or face unlock.

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

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

The Redmi Note 6 Pro, just like Redmi Note 5,  features a fingerprint scanner at the rear which can be used to unlock the phone. That’s not all though. You can use it to unlock locked apps as well. Wondering how to do so? Read this guide.

Nokia 7.1/8.1: How to Lock Apps Using Fingerprint Scanner

Nokia 7.1/8.1: How to Lock Apps Using Fingerprint Scanner

The Nokia 7.1 and Nokia 8.1 are excellent mid-range Android One devices from HMD Global-owned Nokia. Since they are Android One certified phones, they run a stock build of Android 9.0 Pie which means they don’t offer any extra frills like being able to natively lock apps using the fingerprint scanner.

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

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

Xiaomi’s recently launched Redmi Note 6 Pro comes with the same set of features as the Redmi Note 5 Pro. This means the device also comes with a handy IR blaster at the top which one can use to control their TV, AC, music system, and other home appliances around them.

Redmi Note 6 Pro vs Redmi Note 5 Pro Specs Comparison

Redmi Note 6 Pro vs Redmi Note 5 Pro Specs Comparison

Last week, Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi Note 6 Pro in India. The device is the successor to the massively popular Redmi Note 5 Pro and comes with an improved dual-camera setup. If you are wondering what the differences are between the Redmi Note 6 Pro and the Redmi Note 5 Pro, check out the spec comparison below.