Steps To Save A Water-Damaged Phone

You've accidentally dropped your smartphone into the sink or pool. Don't be panic! If you act fast enough, you can prevent your smartphone from being water damaged. In this post, we'll show you the ways to save (or try) your phone that has just dropped in water.
First of all, take out your phone from the water as quickly as possible. The longer is it in water, the more water seeps through the cracks. Once your phone’s out of the water, you immediately need to do right away, and there are also certain things you should absolutely avoid doing to prevent water damage.

What you must not do
·        Do not power it on
·        Do not press any buttons
·        Do not shake, tap your phone
·        Do not blow on it as doing this makes water go into other internal parts of the phone and cause more damage.
·        Do not heat it up by using a blow dryer or microwaving it.

Here are 8 steps to save your water damaged phone
1. Remove any protective case, SIM card and microSD card from their slots.
2. Remove the back panel if possible to take out of the battery, SIM card(s) and microSD card if you are able. This method is not applied to the non-removable battery models.
3. Use a cloth, paper towel to help your phone dry. Be careful and don’t spread the liquid around. Soak up as much as possible.
4. If the water damage is more extensive, use a vacuum and carefully suck out water stuck from the cracks that are harder to reach.
5. Bury the phone in a bag of fully uncooked rice. Rice is great thing for absorbing liquid and can dry smartphones and tablets.
6. Let your phone be dry for two or days. Do not switch it on see until it works.
7. After a couple of days, remove your phone from the rice back, and turn the phone on.
8. If your phone turns on and it still works, you should still keep a close eye for the next few days, to see if you there is something wrong happen. You can also play songs to test the speakers and make sure the touch screen still responds.

How to Enable Dark Mode on Google Chrome

If you usually use your computer or laptop in low light, you should work in a darker light on your system, called dark mode. Working in high light with your computer for a long time will affect your eyes. If you use the Google Chrome in high light condition, we now have solution for you to enable dark mode on Google Chrome on your Windows or Mac computer.

 Install the Extension to Use Dark Mode on Chrome
1.      First of all, navigate to Settings and click on Extensions option.
2.      Next, click on add extension and you will then see the search bar at the left corner, simply click on it.
3.      Now you can search for dark mode extensions. There is an extension that can provide the best dark mode on the Chrome.
4.      You should search for “Care Your Eyes” in the search bar.
5.      When the extension displays, click on add extension and wait for the installation to complete.
6.      Once done, the extension button will appear on the top right corner.
Now you need to activate the extension to use it. After that, open any website and click on the extension button located at the top right corner. Click on enable and click on Blacklist Mode and Night Mode in the box.
Doing this will turn on the dark mode on your Chrome browser. The best thing of this extension is the ability to enable the dark mode on all the websites you usually surf on your Chrome browser. If you’d like to disable the dark mode, simply left-click on the disable button at the extension box. You can do it easily after performing the above ways.

That’s all! Follow all above steps, you can easily use dark mode on Chrome. This is a simple way to turn on the dark mode on Google Chrome to protect your eye.

How to Set Up Apple CarPlay

CarPlay is a new feature that is integrated in latest car models. It helps users unparalleled ease of use. You can set up CarPlay to display the directions on a map, make calls and use Siri through a dashboard on the screen. If you have just bought a new car supporting Apple CarPlay and you still don’t know how to connect it with your iPhone, here the steps to set up Apple CarPlay before you can take advantage of its great functionality.

Steps to Set up Apple CarPlay and Pair with your iPhone
To use this great feature, firstly you must have an iPhone 6 or later, which is running an iOS version supporting CarPlay (iOS 9 or higher). Secondly, confirm one again your new car supports the CarPlay feature. Once done, follow these steps below:
Step 1: Connect your iPhone with the help of USB cable or through Bluetooth.
Step 2: Switch on your car.
Step 3: Now, go to Settings -> General -> CarPlay.
Step 4: Now, set up CarPlay through either USB or Bluetooth. Although Bluetooth offers more ease of use, it requires a CarPlay integrated steering.
  • Through Bluetooth: tap ‘Turn on Bluetooth’ icon then press the vehicle’s Siri/CarPlay button to start setting up.
  • Through USB: Just plug in the USB cable and connect your iPhone.
Step 5: After the detection, choose your car from the list and CarPlay will then appear on your in-dash screen.
Step 6: You can check if it works correctly call on Siri by using the Voice Control Button on the steering or using the CarPlay icon on the touch screen.

If you follow all these above steps, you have successfully set up Apple CarPlay on your car. You can now use your touch screen to display as an iPhone. It also sllows utilizing all Siri commands to send messages, play songs or request for directions.

Know How To Pause iCloud Photo Library Updates

iCloud Photo Library is a great feature as it can  keep your photos, videos synchronized across your iPhone, iPad, Mac or even Apple TV. On iOS 10 and previous version, the iCloud Photo Library only updates via Wi-Fi, but from iOS 11 version, it allows you to upload your images, videos over the cellular data network.

However, disabling cellular updates for iCloud Photo Library cannot prevent it from uploading when your device connects to the Internet via a mobile broadband modem. You might get a bill shock if you don’t know your iPhone, iPad connect to which mobile hotspot. So in this post, we’ll show you how to pause iCloud Photo Library updates on your iOS devices.
Steps To Pause iCloud Photo Library Updates On iPhone/iPad
On iOS 11 and later:
·        First, go to Settings > Photos
·        If the app is currently uploading your media to iCloud, there will be a “Uploading x items” message and a blue Pause option next to it.
·        Tap on that option to pause all iCloud Photo Library updates, then confirm your selection in the popup menu.
·        You will now see a message saying “Upload Paused for x items”.
·        If you want to continue the paused updates, just tap the Resume at the bottom of Photos.
If the cellular updates for iCloud Photo Library have been turned on in Settings > Photos > Cellular Data , the Photos app will pause updating in case too many items are uploaded to iCloud.
The iOS 11 automatically pauses the iCloud Photo Library uploads if your device are in Low Power Mode. The Resume option will now be changed into the Manage option.  If you want to resume the iCloud Photo Library updates, go to Settings > Battery and manually disable Low Power Mode.

On iOS 10 and earlier:
·        Open the Settings app on your iOS device.
·        Then choose iCloud.
You will now see iCloud Photo Library updates and can pause the upload for one day.
These are steps to pause the iCloud Photo Library updates on your iOS device. Hope this post is useful for you.