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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 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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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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How Do I Fix “Contact List Being Updated” ?

You want to access your contact list fast, but the constant updates keeps you from doing so as your contact list is stuck on ‘contact list is being updated.’ To fix this problem, go to App Management from your phone’s settings and open Contacts. Clear the cache from Contact Storage. If that doesn’t solve the …

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How Do I Stop Apps From Lowering The Volume (Android)?

Is the volume of your Android device automatically lowering down due to app notifications?  A simple way to solve this problem is to enable the “Do not Disturb” mode on your Android: go to Settings > Notifications > Do not disturb and turn on “Do not disturb”. If the above doesn’t solve the issue, keep …

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How To Remove Full-Screen Mode On Android?

When an app takes up the entire screen of your device, it’s typically running in full-screen mode. Can you turn off full-screen mode for an application? You can turn off full-screen mode using Android’s Full-Screen Apps setting. You may also find an appropriate setting in the app itself. A third option is to use a …

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Android Status Bar Disappeared (Help!)

The Android status bar appears a the top of the mobile screen and displays minimized notifications, time, battery status, etc. Sometimes, the status bar disappears from the top of the screen. Why does this occur and how to fix it? The Android status bar might be disappearing from your home screen due to an error …

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How To Remove Default Messaging App On Android?

Many Android users are unhappy with the default messaging app installed on their device and would like to get rid of it. To remove the default messaging app on Android, go to Settings > Apps & Notifications and select “See All Apps”. Select your current default messaging app, and on the app page, tap “Open …

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How To Stop Phone Screen From Turning Off During Call?

As a smartphone user, you may notice that your phone screen turns off automatically during a call as you put it close to your ear. How to prevent this? How to keep your screen from turning off during calls There are two main approaches: Reasons your screen turns off during calls The touchscreen of your …

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