More Featured Articles

How to manage accounts in the new Mail and Calendar app for Windows 10

How to manage accounts in the new Mail and Calendar app for Windows 10

In Windows 10, Microsoft is including two new apps, Mail and Calendar, and while the company is bundling them as separate apps, they work very close to each other. The two apps will replace the same ones currently in Windows 8.1 and they both introduce a brand new look that follows Windows 10...
6tag non square

How to upload a non-square photo to Instagram with Windows Phone

Sometimes the best Instagram photo isn't square. However, the popular photo-sharing service forces users to upload images in square aspect ratio. There are workarounds, and we'll show you the best way to do it on your Windows Phone. We'll use the popular third-party Instagram app, 6tag. Follow...
Xbox One SmartGlass

How to power on and off the Xbox One with Windows Phone

One of my favorite features on the Xbox One is voice command. I love saying "Xbox on" or "Xbox, turn off" to power on or off the console. This isn't possible without a Kinect and it's not available in all regions. There's another way to power up the Xbox One in addition to pressing the power...
Help & How-to RSS Feed
How to manage file storage more efficiently in Windows 10

How to manage file storage more efficiently in Windows 10

We recently got a look at how Microsoft is making it easier for Windows 10 devices with limited storage to deal with app installations by changing a simple option in Storage settings to install new apps on an external drive. Today, we are looking at how you can save local storage space by saving...
Windows 10 offline Maps

How to download offline maps in Windows 10 Mobile

When visiting a new country, you might not always have internet connection right away. Fortunately, Windows 10 Mobile (and Windows Phone 8.1) lets you pre-download maps if you need directions even when you're offline. It's really simple. Watch our how-to video on a Lumia 830 running Windows 10...
How to install Windows 10 apps to an external drive

How to install Windows 10 apps to an external drive

While we are used to installing apps inside the Windows installation drive, the fact is that lately we see more devices with limited local storage. However, things started to change when in Windows Phone 8 when Microsoft introduced a feature to allow users to install Windows Store apps directly...
How to manage wireless network connections in Windows 10

How to manage wireless network connections in Windows 10

In this how-to guide, we will go through the new "Network & Internet" Settings to learn how to manage wireless connections in your Windows 10 PC. In Windows 10, Microsoft is adding a huge number of improvements and features. One of these changes is the addition of the Settings app, which...
Windows 10 Start Screen

How to enable full-screen Start menu in Windows 10 Insider Preview desktop mode

When Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10122 was released, one noticeable change was the removal of the toggle to expand the Start menu. According to Microsoft, people usually pick the appropriate size (or just go with the default) for Start and stick with that, which makes having this button...
Screen mirroring with Amazon Fire TV Stick

Mirror your Windows Phone to the big screen with the low-cost Amazon Fire TV Stick

The Android powered Amazon Fire TV Stick might not be the first device on your radar, but it can be very useful to Windows Phone owners at a pretty low price. If you enjoy mirroring your Windows Phone to your TV, the Fire TV Stick is a great option for doing so. And it has so many benefits over...
Windows 10 updates

How to switch between fast and slow rings on the Windows 10 Insider Preview

You might not even know that you can change how quickly you get updates to the Windows 10 Insider Preview, nor which speed you're currently getting them at. Fortunately, changing between the "fast" and "slow" rings is extremely simple to do. And since build 10122 has some pretty showstopping...
Roll Back Windows Phone

How to roll back from Windows 10 Mobile preview to Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft recently made available a new preview of Windows 10 Mobile (build 10080) through the Fast ring of updates with a bunch of new changes. It's the first preview of the universal version of Office apps, and starting with build 10080 the operating system now expands to new phone headsets,...
How to manage accounts in the new Mail and Calendar app for Windows 10

How to manage accounts in the new Mail and Calendar app for Windows 10

In Windows 10, Microsoft is including two new apps, Mail and Calendar, and while the company is bundling them as separate apps, they work very close to each other. The two apps will replace the same ones currently in Windows 8.1 and they both introduce a brand new look that follows Windows 10...
6tag non square

How to upload a non-square photo to Instagram with Windows Phone

Sometimes the best Instagram photo isn't square. However, the popular photo-sharing service forces users to upload images in square aspect ratio. There are workarounds, and we'll show you the best way to do it on your Windows Phone. We'll use the popular third-party Instagram app, 6tag. Follow...

Pages