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How To Make Notifications Play Through Headphones On An iPhone?

Have you ever had your headphones plugged in or your AirPods paired with your iPhone, yet the notification sounds still play through your phone’s external speaker? iPhones are designed in a way to make app notifications play through the headphones, while phone call ringers and alarm clock ringtones play through the phone’s external speaker, even …

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Why Is My Alarm Volume On iPhone So Low?

Alarms must be one of the most used features in any phone, considering their importance. However, iPhone alarms have a reputation of sounding incredibly low, barely waking you up.  If you also struggle to wake up early due to your iPhone’s alarm volume, read on for how to fix the issue. Why Is My Alarm …

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How To Accept Private Calls (Android)?

Private calls result from the caller blocking their number from appearing on the Caller ID. These calls are shown on the callee’s phone as “No Caller ID” or “Restricted”.  You may notice that private calls are automatically rejected on your phone, or go straight to your voicemail. How can you fix this? To accept private …

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Why Is My phone Using Data Even With Mobile Data Turned Off?

Why is my phone using data even with mobile data off? Like many iPhone and Android users, you may notice that your phone is using mobile data even when it’s off or when connected to Wi-Fi internet.  When turned off, your phone may use data due to incorrect APN settings, or if “Mobile Data Always …

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Why Do Blocked Numbers Still Get Through Android?

In most Android phones, blocking a number restricts the contact from calling or sending a text message.  If a blocked number is still able to contact you, it’s likely because the caller has hidden their caller ID, either through a carrier service option or using a third-party application. If that’s the case, calls and text …

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Why Can’t I Pull Down My Notification Bar iPhone?

Every iPhone model has a notification center that you can access using the swipe down gesture from the top of the screen. Sometimes, however, issues can prevent you from pulling down your notification bar. If you’re unable to access the notification bar, you may have disabled the notification center on the lock screen. You may …

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How To Fix “You Have Disabled A Required Permission” (Android Contacts)

If the Contacts app on your Android device shows the error “You have disabled a required permission”, you may be wondering what the cause is and how to fix the issue. This message basically says you may have accidentally turned off one or more permissions for your Contact application to run smoothly e.g. access to …

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