VIDEO: How To Easily Protect Your Android Cell From Lock Screen PIN Code Hacks

If you are worried about security on your Android cell, you need to make sure that a thief or hacker cannot easily get around your PIN code to unlock it. We show you how to protect yourself on our Samsung Galaxy S9 demo unit. The idea is to EASILY encrypt the phone and have it decrypted on boot.  Without your PIN code being entered before the unit boots up, it will not display calls, alerts…

VIDEO: How To Disable WiFi Notifications on your Android / Samsung S9

Are you annoyed by WiFi alerts popping up every time you go through a McDonald’s drive through or walk past any store in the mall. There is an easy way to turn off those messages and we show you here. Swipe down from the top Click SETTINGS cog Click CONNECTIONS Press and hold WIFI Click the ellipse (3 dots) at the top right and select ADVANCED  Turn off NETWORK NOTIFICATION

SOLVED: Disable or Enable a Vibrate Email Alert on Android Samsung S8 S9

If you want to your Android Samsung S8 or S9 to vibrate when an email is received you need to increase the notifications CATEGORY that it is in from NORMAL to HIGH.  This is not a difficult process but it is hard to find: Open your email Click the menu icon (3 bars in the top left corner) Click the settings cog (top right corner) Click NOTIFICATIONS Click NEW EMAILS (IMPORTANT: Do not click on…

SOLVED: Email Not Syncing and OFF Notification Popup

If you have an Android device you might notice that the email has stopped syncing and that the word OFF appears in a grey overlay in your email program. The fix for this is to turn syncing back on and we show you how using a Samsung Galaxy S9. Open your email Click the menu bars (3 horizontal bars) at the top right Click settings COG (top right) Click on the email account in question…

SOLVED: VIDEO: 10 Things You Need To Know About the Samsung DeX Pad

These are the top 10 things you need to know about the Samsung DeX Pad Samsung DeX Pad is NOT the Samsung DeX Station Microsoft Office works quite well on the DeX Pad Take your cover / case off before attaching The DeX Pad has HDMI and NOT DisplayPort Clear ALL items in the middle of the screen after you connect or nothing will work The DeX Pad is a Fast Charger The DeX Pad…

SOLVED: Samsung S9 – What’s New For People Upgrading From Older Android Cells?

We have produced four videos exploring the changes the Samsung S9 brings to people that are upgrading from older Android cell’s, like the Galaxy S7, LG G5, Sony Expedia,…  The idea is that we are not covering every microscopic detail of the device just because it was changed from the S8; we are explaining and demonstrating the features that most people will or should care about that already have some understanding of Android. In my…

SOLVED: Samsung S9 Hardware Layout Including Buttons, Camera, Headphone Jack, Heart Sensor and More

This short video explains every button, pin hole, camera, jack, sensor and antenna on the Samsung Galaxy S9. It also explains that the Samsung S9 uses Corning Gorilla Glass 5 front AND back which means if you want to change the battery or any other part inside, you had better know how to use a heat gun. Check out this S9 scratch and bend test to see how amazing Gorilla Glass 5 really is:

SOLVED: VIDEO: Unboxing, Setup and Troubleshooting Samsung Dex Pad Dock

The video below shows the Samsung Dex Pad (part EE-M5100) unboxing setup and troubleshooting.  The Samsung Dex Pad is a dock for a Samsung S8 or S9 that effectively turns the cell phone into a full Chromebook by adding a monitor keyboard and mouse. There are four issues to be aware of: The Dex Station is the older (and less capable) dock built for the S8.  It is NOT the same as the Dex Pad.…

SOLVED: VIDEO: Samsung S9 Convertible Folding Wireless Fast Charge Charger Unboxing & Setup

This video unboxes the Samsung Wireless Fast Charger (part number EP-PG950) that was originally built for the S8.  We think the S8 wireless fast charger is better than the new S9 wireless fast charger because it folds up and down and the new S9 unit does not.  Apparently inside the old S8 wireless fast charger has 3 rings and the new S9 wireless fast charger has two but they are both “QI” fast chargers. In…

SOLVED: VIDEO: Samsung S9 Unboxing, Initial Configuration and Data Migration From Old Phone

Below is a short video unboxing a brand new Samsung Gallaxy S9, then running through the initial configuration and then migrating data from an older Samsung S6 (but the instructions will be roughly the same for LG’s, iPhones and other cells). This video is part of a series we have including: VIDEO: Does the Samsung DeX Pad Really Turn Your Cell into Desktop PC That Can Use Word Excel PowerPoint & Outlook? VIDEO: How To…