How To Prevent People From Finding You On Facebook

Facebook has privacy settings that you can use for managing which person shall be able to search or contact you over there. Fortunately, it has plenty of privacy options in its settings, and it gets modified with time because it plays a significant role in the life of the people.

The method of changing Privacy Settings

  1. Firstly, press an arrow that is pointing downwards. It shall be placed towards the corner side of the Facebook menu.
  2. Then, press on Settings. It shall be on the pull-down menu.
  3. After that, press on Privacy.
  4. Lastly, note that on the given page you shall be able to manage the people who can view your posts.

How to manage that who can send you friend requests?

  1. Firstly, press on Edit. It shall be immediately after the settings.
  2. Then, note that you shall be given two options in the pull-down menu. The choice of Everyone will let strangers send a friend request. Whereas the Friends of friends will just let Facebook users send you friend request only if they have mutual friends from your friend list.

Who will be able to look at you by using your mail address?

  1. Firstly, press on Edit for going to the setting.
  2. Then, you shall be presented with a dropdown that shall let you select who shall be able to search for you by using your mail address.
  3. Note that you will get in a total of three options before you. The first one is Everyone. The next one is Friends of Friends, and the last one is Friends.

The method of blocking a stranger who tries to contact you?

  1. Firstly, go to Privacy Settings.
  2. Then, press on the of Blocking.
  3. After that, go to the Block Users part.
  4. Next, put the name of that person or mail address in the given area to whomever you want to block. This will result in not letting that unwanted person to whom you have blocked from tagging you on any of the posts and pictures and from contacting you by chat or video call.
  5. Note that the above stated blocking action shall not make any changes to any of your applications, or in the groups where both of you have participated earlier.

Hope you have been able to block strangers from finding you in search on Facebook after going through this blog thoroughly.

Lucia Mandela is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Lucia has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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How To Print SMS Conversations On Android

Many people wish to print messages from their phones. The reasons behind it can be many. For instance, printing out the messages is good for keeping evidence.

If you want to know the method of printing SMS from Android or iPhone, then this blog is perfect for you.

Best ways to keep your SMS conversations on your phone

The method of taking a printout from Android to the printer (directly)

  1. Firstly, go to Google Play Store and download the Google Cloud Print application to your phone.
  2. After installing it, visit the application and click on Settings for integrating it with Android phone.
  3. Then, log in to the Google account whenever needed.
  4. Next, select the printer type from the given options. As a result, it shall integrate the application with the phone.
  5. After that, go to Photo Gallery of the phone.
  6. Then, visit the Screenshots folder and find a screenshot that you wish for printing.
  7. Next, go to the picture and click on the symbol of Share.
  8. After that, choose Cloud Print.
  9. Then, confirm that you wish to print the file of images.
  10. After that, change settings according to your preference.
  11. Lastly, press on ‘Click here to print.’

The method of taking a printout from Android to Windows or Mac

By using Screenshots

  1. Firstly, with the help of USB cable, you need to connect the phone to your computer or Mac.
  2. Then, double click on the Phone folder.
  3. After that, go to the Pictures folder by doing a double click on it.
  4. Next, double click Screenshots folder for opening the picture.
  5. Then, right-click and choose Copy.
  6. After that, paste the picture on the PC’s desktop.
  7. Next, do a right click on the picture and choose Print.
  8. Then, choose your printer, the size of the paper, quality and the number of copies.
  9. Lastly, press on Print.

By using mail

  1. Firstly, go to the SMS that you wish to print.
  2. Then, long press on it and choose Copy message text.
  3. After that, visit the mail application and view the Compose message window.
  4. Next, paste the SMS that has been copied from your phone.
  5. Then, put the mail address on which you wish to send.
  6. After that, on your computer, you need to open the inbox of your mail and required to copy the message.

Lastly, you need to paste the matter to Word document, press File and choose Print. Don’t forget to adjust the settings according to your preference and for printing the document. +

Lucia Mandela is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. She writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. Her articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.

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How To Reduce Motion On An iPhone

The parallax wallpaper motion effects of iPhone can seem a bit attractive, but after some time it can make you distracted when you are doing your work. Generally, it can also make you irritated after a point of time. Thankfully, this feature can be disabled easily. Go through this blog carefully to know the method of turning off the motion effects of the iPhone from the settings itself.

Disable the parallax effect and prevent the queasiness

Do you want to know about Parallax?

It changes the perspective, when you look at an object from different angles. Specifically, when you are changing your position. For iPhone, whenever you tilt it, parallax wallpaper starts moving.

Note: The steps mentioned below are suitable for iPhone working iOS 7.1 or the newer ones.

The method of enabling Reduce Motion of iPhone

Mark that an iPhone comprises of an individual setting option which shall remove transition effects, animations and at last but not the least parallax wallpaper. Follow the given below steps carefully if you prefer things entirely still.

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, tap on General.
  3. After that, click on Accessibility.
  4. Next, Press on the option of Reduce Motion.  It shall be immediately below the title of Vision,
  5. Then, push the toggle of Reduce Motion rightwards. It will change from colorless or White to Green color.

The method of enabling low power mode

Always remember that if you have an iPhone which is working iPhone operating system 9 or the newer version, you shall even have an option of using battery saving low power mode for turning off motion effects. Go through the given below steps for enabling this mode.

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, press on Battery.
  3. Next, push Low Power Mode toggle rightwards. It will change into Green in color.

The method of making still wallpapers

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, press on Wallpaper.
  3. After that, click on Choose a New Wallpaper.
  4. Look at options present on it.
  5. Choose the image from the Camera Roll to get the picture for searching the wallpaper that you would like to have on your iPhone.
  6. After selecting the picture, click on the option Still. This option shall be present towards the end of the display.
  7. Next, click on Set.

Lastly, select whether you wish to have the image as the Lock Screen and Home Screen. Luckily, you will also get the option of having both of them.

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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How to block phone and FaceTime calls on iOS

Frustrated by annoying callers? Does someone keep calling you endlessly and relentlessly? Here is how to stop them.

A simple blocking is the simplest trick to avoid a call, message, and FaceTime from a contact. Whether it is from your friend, relative, or a prank caller, you can block the user who is irritating you with calls. Read the below given tricks to block a contact.

How to block a contact from the FaceTime app

With the FaceTime app, you can block any user anytime. You can block a number with the FaceTime app. Here is how.

1.    Locate to your home screen.

2.    Open the ‘FaceTime’ app from the home screen.

3.    Find the contact you want to block.

4.    Tap the ‘Info (i)’ button of the contact you want to block.

5.    Tap ‘Block Caller’ at the very bottom of the screen.

6.    Tap ‘Block Contact’ on the prompted menu to confirm.

That’s it! The contact is blocked, and now he or she is no longer be able to annoy you by FaceTiming.

How to block a contact from the Phone app

If you’ve an iPhone, then you can use the Phone app of your device to block an address or a number anytime to FaceTiming you. Here is how.

1.    Locate to the home screen of your iPhone.

2.    Open the ‘Phone app’ from the home screen.

3.    Switch to ‘Recent or Contacts’ tab from the bottom menu.

4.    Find the contact number or address you want to block.

5.    If you’re in the ‘Recent’ tab, then tap the ‘Info (i)’ button of the contact you want to block.

6.    If you’re in the ‘Contacts’ tab then tap on the ‘Contact’s name’ you want to block.

7.    Tap ‘Block Caller’ at the very bottom of the screen.

8.    Tap ‘Block Contact’ on the prompted menu to confirm.

That’s it! The contact is blocked, and now he or she is no longer be able to annoy you by FaceTiming.

How to block a contact from the Settings

1.    Enter into the ‘Settings’ of your iPhone or iPad.

2.    Tap on the ‘FaceTime.’

3.    Tap ‘Blocked’ near the bottom.

4.    Tap ‘Add New…’ at the very bottom of the screen.

5.    Tap to select the contact you want to block.

That’s it! The contact is blocked, and now he or she is no longer be able to annoy you by FaceTiming.

If you want to unblock a user from the list then:

1.    Enter into the ‘Settings’ of your iPhone or iPad.

2.    Tap on the ‘FaceTime.’

3.    Tap ‘Blocked’ near the bottom.

4.    Tap on ‘Edit’ button at the top left corner of the screen.

5.    Tap the red color ‘(-)’ button of the contact you want to block.

6.    Tap ‘Unblock’ at the right bottom corner.

7.    And tap ‘Done.’ That’s it! The user is unblocked, and now he or she can call you again.

Lucia Mandela is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Lucia has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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How to Check Hard Drive Space in Computers and Smartphones

Do you want to know know how much storage space is left on your device? Sometimes you try to install an app or game, but it will fail to download. Maybe this is happening because you don’t have enough space on your device. Therefore, you may want to check the hard drive space of your device. Here is how to check the storage space of your Windows, macOS, Android, and iPhone device.

How to check hard drive space on Windows

1.    Press the ‘Windows logo’ key on your Keyboard or click the ‘Start’ button.

2.    Click on the ‘Settings icon.’ It is the cog icon at the corner of the start menu.

3.    If the Settings menu does not appear on the screen, then click the ‘back’ button.

4.    Click the ‘Back’ button until it will not become invalid.

5.    On the main Settings page, click ‘System.’

6.    Select ‘Storage’ from the left panel.

7.    Below the “Storage” heading under “Local Storage,” you can see your computer’s hard drive status.

8.    Click ‘This PC’ to view more details regarding storage.

The filled side of the bar is showing used space, and empty side is showing free space.

How to check hard drive space on Mac

1.    Click the ‘Apple’ logo at the corner to open Apple Menu.

2.    Select ‘About This Mac’ from the top of the menu.

3.    On the opened window, switch to the ‘Storage’ tab.

4.    You’ll see a color-coded bar on your screen. This is the hard drive status bar.

5.    Above the bar, you can see how much space is available from total storage.

6.    The color of the bar is telling about how much space is consumed by Photos, Apps, Movies, Audios, etc.

7.    Hover the mouse cursor on a color to know about exactly how much storage is used by it.

How to check hard drive space on iPhone

Hard drive space is the only type of storage that you can check on an iPhone.

1.    Open iPhone’s Settings.

2.    Open ‘General’ settings.

3.    Scroll to bottom and tap on ‘iPhone Storage.’

4.    You’ll see a color-coded bar on your screen. This is the hard drive status bar.

5.    Above the bar, you can see how much space is available from total storage.

6.    The color of the bar is telling about how much space is consumed by Photos, Apps, Movies, Audios, etc.

7.    Scroll down to view hard drive space used by apps.

How to check hard drive space on Android

1.    Open Android’s Settings.

2.    Scroll and tap on ‘Apps or Storage & USB.’

3.    Under ‘Internal storage,’ you can check your hard drive status.

The filled side of the bar is showing used space, and empty side is showing free space. On Samsung, you need to switch to “SD card” tab.

Lucia Mandela is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. She writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. Her articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.

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How to transfer Health data to an iPhone or Apple Watch

Did you switch to a new iPhone or Apple Watch but want to see your health data on your new device also? As it is a private type of information, it is considered as optional data to sync.

Here is how to get your health data on your new device.

How to backup your health data from encrypted iTunes backups or iCloud

All the health data from Apple Watch is synced to the health repository of your iPhone. If you want to recover your health data, then you should have to create a backup of it (Health repository). It means you need to create the backup of your iPhone.

1.    With USB cable, link your iPhone to your computer.

2.    Now, open iTunes on it.

3.    Click to ‘iPhone’ icon to open your iPhone on your computer.

4.    Click on ‘Summary’ from the left side column.

5.    At the middle of the screen, click and check the box of the ‘Encrypt iPhone or iPad backup.’ Doing this will enable your health data to back up.

6.    Click on ‘Back up Now.’ This option is under ‘Manually Backup and Restore’ section.

That’s it! You can also use iCloud to sync your health data. Before using this process make sure that your iPhone and Apple Watch are upgraded and running on iOS 11.

How to Use Health Data Importer to import your health data to your new iPhone

Health Data Importer is a great app that you can use to export your health data. With the Health Data Importer, you can straightforwardly transfer your health data from the Health app. You can get this app on your Apple App Store.

1.    Launch the ‘Health’ app on the iPhone from which you’re exporting the health data.

2.    Open ‘Health Data’ tab from the bottom.

3.    Touch on the ‘User’ icon at the upper-right corner.

4.    Then tap on ‘Export Health Data’ on the next screen.

5.    Tap ‘Export’ on the prompt window. And wait for a few minutes.

6.    Save the export data by tapping ‘Save to Files.’

7.    Take your new iPhone and set it up.

8.    Launch the ‘Health’ app on your new device.

9.    Set up the ‘Health’ app with your basic information.

10.    Install the ‘Health Data Importer’ on it.

11.    After downloading and installing Health Data Importer, open it.

12.    Tap on ‘Import’ at the top right corner.

13.    Locate to the location into the ‘Files app’ where you saved your final export file and choose the ‘export.zip’ file.

14.    Select the data you want to import, tap on ‘Select All’ to import all.

15.    And then tap ‘Next’ at the top right corner.

16.    Select ‘Turn All Categories On’ on the prompted Health Access menu.

17.    Tap ‘Allow’ at the top right corner.

18.    Once importing has finished, open ‘Files app.’

19.    Tap on ‘Select’ from the top right corner.

20.    Look for ‘export.zip’ file and select it.

21.    Hit the ‘Delete’ icon from the bottom right corner.

That’s it! Now, access your Health data on your new iPhone or Apple Watch.

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

How to transfer calls, messages and emails from Apple Watch to iPhone

Apple Watch is the best for short quick response and small conversation. But, if you’re having a long conversation, then it becomes uncomfortable. Many of you want to transfer your call, messages, and emails from your Apple Watch to your iPhone. Here is how to quickly move from Apple Watch to iPhone.

Guide to transfer a call from your Apple Watch to your iPhone

If you haven’t picked up the call:

1.    Scroll down by using the ‘Digital Crown.’

2.    Stop when you see ‘Answer on iPhone.’

3.    Tap on ‘Answer on iPhone’ option.

That’s it! The call has been forwarded to your iPhone, and the recipient is on hold. Take your iPhone and pick up the call. The recipient will remain on hold until you do not answer the call. You can also use this trick to find your iPhone if you’ve forgotten where you put it in your house.

If you’ve picked up the call:

If you’ve answered the call on your Apple Watch, then you can forward the call to your iPhone. Here is how.

Way 1 (Phone Locked): Tap on the ‘Phone icon’ at the left top corner of the iPhone screen.

Way 2 (Phone Unlocked): tap on the ‘Time’ at the top of the iPhone screen.

Guide to transfer message from your Apple Watch to your iPhone

1.    Launch the ‘Messages’ app of Apple Watch.

2.    Select the person you want to reply or send the message.

3.    Now, open the ‘Message thread’ on your iPhone.

4.    Launch the app switcher on your iPhone.

•    Swipe toward up from the bottom of the screen on iPhone X or newer.

•    Double-tap the ‘Home’ button on iPhones having a home button.

5.    Touch the ‘Handoff’ option. It looks like a banner below the apps.

That’s it!

Guide to transfer emails from your Apple Watch to your iPhone

1.    Launch the ‘Mail’ app on Apple Watch.

2.    Open the thread you want to view, reply, or send mail.

3.    Now, open the ‘Message thread’ on your iPhone.

4.    Launch the app switcher on your iPhone.

•    Swipe toward up from the bottom of the screen on iPhone X or newer.

•    Double-tap the ‘Home’ button on iPhones having a home button.

5.    Touch the ‘Handoff’ option. It looks like a banner below the apps.

That’s it! Now, no matter whether you’re on a call or chatting on Messages, you can quickly switch your conversation from your Apple Watch to your iPhone anytime.

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

6 Best Alternatives for DirecTV

There is no compulsion to stick to such a streaming service that isn’t serving you accordingly. Don’t think that you are alone if you are canceling the DirecTV. Here is presented a list of alternatives to DirecTV:

  • Fubo TV

It is one of the most excellent alternatives to DirecTV. There are many reasons behind it, the most significant of them is its sports streaming. It is quite similar to DirecTV when it comes to pricing. It has some more added on options such as AMC Premiere, Showtime, and FX+. It has combined on international sports with some of the regional sports too. Users will get live games in the 4K presentation. They will get a few games for one week if it is in beta.

  • Hulu with Live TV

It is one among those services that are having some of the veiled original gems on the roster. It is one of a straight live TV option. Users will receive a full on-demand catalog. Some of the added on services has Cinemax, HBO, Showtime with some optional DVR service too.

  • Sling TV

It is still a fantastic option for a streaming service. It comes up with two of the base plans namely Blue and Orange. It is all about adding on all sorts of categories. You can easily piece a program that is perfect for you.

  • Philo

If you want something with the lesser cost, then check out for Philo. There will be 44 channels. Pay some amount and get a full 57 channels. It is unbeatable. No add-ons are there to suck you. It can be accessed from all of the platforms.

  • YouTube TV

It is incredible for all sorts of reasons. It is straightforward and easy to use. There are also some of the optional add-ons such as Showtime, STARZ and NBA League Pass. Users can share one subscription for a maximum of 6 members. YouTube isn’t known for messing with DVR. Each of the accounts is having an unlimited recording.

  • PlayStation Vue

Live streaming of Sony still has so much going on with it. It is very much like DirecTV. It is having four plans of service. There is a cloud-based DVR. Some add-ons such as HBO and others are also there. There is also an on-screen guide for driving you crazy. There is also a free period of the trial.

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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How To Save Image From Messages And Facebook On iPhone

You may have noticed that the pictures of the iPhone don’t get saved to the Photos application, but luckily you can easily save images from Messages in iPhone. You can store not just the pictures that you get but also that you send. Go through this blog to know more about it.

Steps for saving every image from text messages and Facebook on iPhone

The method of saving pictures from Messages on an iPhone

  1. Firstly, go to the chat that contains the picture or image in the Messages application.
  2. Then, select the picture that you would wish to save.
  3. After that, do a long press on the picture till options get displayed before you.
  4. Next, click on Save.
  5. Lastly, check that the picture has been saved to your gallery.

Note that if you have an iPhone that doesn’t have 3D Touch, i.e. older than iPhone 6S, then you require to follow the given below instructions:

  1. Firstly, click on the picture.
  2. Then, press the symbol that would have been present towards the left side at the end of the screen.
  3. Select save the picture for keeping the picture.

The method of mass saving pictures from Messages on iPhone

  1. Firstly, go to the chat that has a picture that you would like to keep.
  2. Press the individual’s name. It will be present at the above.
  3. Next, click on the information symbol. It will be on the right side.
  4. Then, move to the end, and you shall be able to look at the pictures that you and the other person have shared.
  5. After that, do a long press on the pictures till the options get displayed.
  6. Then, press on More.
  7. Next, select the pictures that you want to prefer having saved.
  8. Look that, after clicking on every picture that you would like to have saved, there will come a circular shape option before you having a blue tick on it.
  9. Note that towards the end of the display, press Save [#] Images.
  10. Lastly, see that the pictures are saved on the Camera Roll or else in the All Photos file in the pictures application.

The method of saving pictures from Facebook to iPhone

  1. Firstly, go through the Facebook application.
  2. Then, press the picture that you wish to save at iPhones’ Photos application.
  3. Then, press on the pictures.
  4. After that, press the three dots that placed horizontally towards the top.
  5. Next, click on Save Photo.
  6. Lastly, check that the picture will get displayed on the Photos application.

Lucia Mandela is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Lucia has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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How To Set Up FaceTime On iPod touch?

iPod touch is widely popular across the globe. It is quite similar to iPhone. The big difference between both of them is that the iPhone can get connected to cellular phone networks. There are some basic points that you should know before starting using FaceTime on iPod touch, so go through this bog carefully to know about it in detail.

The best ways of using FaceTime on iPod Touch

Things that are required

 For using FaceTime on iPod touch, the users need the given below items:

  • The latest or the 4th generation iPod touch
  • Apple account
  • Needs to be connected to a Wi-Fi network
  • A person who also uses FaceTime like the user for making a call

The method of setting up FaceTime

  1. Firstly, go to the Settings application.
  2. Then, move downwards and click on FaceTime.
  3. Put the password.
  4. After that, click on Sign In.
  5. Have a look at the mail address that has been arranged for FaceTime. You need to click choose or for deleting.
  6. Lastly, click on the Next.

The method of Adding FaceTime Addresses

  1. Press on the Settings application.
  2. Then, move downwards and click on FaceTime.
  3. After that, click on Add Another Emails.
  4. Next, put the mail ID that you would like to add.
  5. Do according to the on-screen instructions. For instance, if it asks to sign in to your Apple account then, provide the same.

The method of changing caller account for FaceTime

  1. Firstly, go to the Settings application.
  2. Then, move downwards and click on FaceTime.
  3. After that, move downwards and search for Caller ID.
  4. Lastly, click on the mail account that you wish to be shown during FaceTiming.

The method of turning off FaceTime

  1. Firstly, click on the Settings application.
  2. Then, go downwards and press on FaceTime.
  3. Lastly, prefer moving the slider to off/white.

The method of begin using FaceTime

  1. Firstly, go to the FaceTime application.
  2. Then, note that in total there are two options for choosing the person with whom you would prefer chatting to, i.e. by putting their info or by making them search.

The method of answering a FaceTime call

  1. Firstly, get an incoming FaceTime call.
  2. Then, click on the Green answer call option.
  3. Lastly, note that you have been able to answer the FaceTime call immediately.

Lucia Mandela is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. She writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. Her articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.

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