FIX: OnePlus dropping calls and data roaming

Only 3G and 4G and I only see 0/0kbs going through the network card I’ve had the same SIM card for years and used the same phone for years, until I dropped it…I was then focused on a new OnePlus, a high-end phone for a cheaper price. I was happy with the phone until I … Continue reading FIX: OnePlus dropping calls and data roaming

How to translate paper text in all languages with your phone

The struggles of a foreign country and language barriers fixed with your phone Do you know the struggle when you go to a restaurant in a touristic place and they only have a menu in their own language? Not even in English, looking at you France. Dutch restaurants almost always have menus in different languages, … Continue reading How to translate paper text in all languages with your phone

FIX: Logging in new Microsoft account redirected to old account on phone

Old Microsoft account logged in after logging in with new Microsoft Account?? You don’t have to contact your service desk… I spent at least an hour of my time trying to fix this myself and below are the steps to follow. I’ve tried everything, I’ve deleted the cached app data from Outlook, Teams, Company Portal, … Continue reading FIX: Logging in new Microsoft account redirected to old account on phone

How to find the connected Wi-Fi password on Android

Let’s find the Wi-Fi password for your connected Wi-Fi in Android I have a OnePlus 8T Android device myself. The screenshots do not always correspond completely with other makes and models. So look carefully at the steps to be able to follow these on your own device. I have hidden all sensitive information related to … Continue reading How to find the connected Wi-Fi password on Android

FIX: Wifi is only enabled when phone is on Android

My screenshots for the wifi settings are from a Samsung device. My screenshots for the dummies tutorial are from a Samsung device. The steps may be different on other branded phones, but in general, the options should be the same. There are 2 tutorials: For the techies.. For the dummies with screenshots included. both are … Continue reading FIX: Wifi is only enabled when phone is on Android

How to turn on sound for calls and vibration off for notifications in Android

I’m turning off vibrations from notifications on a Samsung Device. I’m going to keep the intro short. The fun talk will be below the tutorial as 90% of users don’t come here for my talk.Do you know that from recipes you search on the internet? You have to scroll a mile before you finally find … Continue reading How to turn on sound for calls and vibration off for notifications in Android

FIX: No supported app for this NFC tag Android (Samsung)

What’s causing this? You’ve got your bank card too close to your phone.To resolve this message please go to the next paragraph. I’m going to keep the blog post short. After an update from Android I received the following error message: “No Supported app for this NFC tag.” I had never had this before and … Continue reading FIX: No supported app for this NFC tag Android (Samsung)

FIX: My Android device battery draining and showing me ads

I’ll give you a hint: Peel Smart Remote. I gave my old Android (Samsung) phone to my mother.She came by today with her phone and said that the battery is going really fast and that she occasionally sees advertisements. The first thing that comes to mind is ‘why do I give her such a phone’ … Continue reading FIX: My Android device battery draining and showing me ads

Install Android in Hyper-V by Bas Wijdenes

Android emulators VS Android in Hyper-V. I tried to use Bluestacks as an Android Emulator. This application was only very often slow and the advertisements were also annoying. I then switched to the Visual Studio Emulator, but here too I ran into things like ‘just install a new app’. Because almost all Android Emulators are … Continue reading Install Android in Hyper-V by Bas Wijdenes

How to Disable shortcut home screen Android by Bas Wijdenes

Disable shortcuts from automatically being added to the home screen. After you install an application from the Google Play Store you automatically get a shortcut icon on your home screen so that you can easily open the application. This can be useful, but if you, like me, install a lot of applications at a given … Continue reading How to Disable shortcut home screen Android by Bas Wijdenes