How to Enable Time on Lock Screen Clock of Android Marshmallow Smartphones?

The display of clock on the lock screen is a typical feature of Android Marshmallow. Here, in this feature, you may display either the clock, date & day, weather or alarm on the lock screen or any or all of these features may be selected to display on the lock screen – again depending upon your choice, need or requirements.

The configuration of the clock on the lock screen is easier to set but if you feel any problem, just have a look upon the instructions.

Instructions

Command Line: Settings (Home) > Lock Screen – Interface (Settings) > Enable – Clock On/Off > Clock / Date / Alarm

1: Just wake up your Android Marshmallow smartphone or tablet to see the lock screen where, currently, only date and day of the week is displayed but no time is visible there.  2: To display the Clock, tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ app, placed at the bottom right corner of the Home screen of your Android Marshmallow smartphone and tablet to open up ‘Settings’ screen.3: At the ‘Settings’ screen, scroll down to the Interface section and tap the ‘Lock Screen’.4: At the ‘Lock screen’ screen, see the Clock switch is already switched On. If this is not switched on, tap the button to switch the ‘Clock’ On.5: Now, see; the ‘Display time’ is not checked, i.e. the clock is not configured to show the time on the lock screen.

6: To show the ‘Display time’ on the lock screen, tap it to activate this option.7: Now, go back to lock screen and see; the time is also being shown at the lock screen along with the day of the week, date and year.8: Now, sleep your Android phone and wake it up again to see the lock screen where the time is also displayed.That’s’ all!

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How to Set Time Period to Show Data Usage in Android Marshmallow?

Time period to check the data usage depends from user to user. It also depends upon the invoice date at which the data usage ends and the bill is sent to the user. In Android 6.x Marshmallow, it is 1-month period, i.e. 30 or 31-day period. But, you may set any date of starting the data usage. If you are using the metered connection of data usage, you may start any date, depending your requirements.

It is easier to set the date and period, as per your need and requirements but if you need any help, feel free to see the instructions.

Instructions

Command Line: Settings Button – Home > Settings Screen > Data Usage > Data Usage Screen > Data Usage Switch On > Change Popup > Change Cycle > Usage Cycle Reset Date > Set Button

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ app at the bottom-right corner of the Home screen of your Android Marshmallow smartphone or tablet to open up the ‘Settings’ screen.2: At the ‘Settings’ screen, tap the ‘Data usage’ in the ‘Wireless & networks’ section.3: At the ‘Data usage’ screen, see; the ‘Cellular data’ switch is not set to ‘On’, i.e. cellular data is not activated. Tap it to activate it.4: Now, when the ‘Cellular data’ is activated, tap the popup button, placed at the right of the period. It will open up a popup menu.5: In the popup menu, tap the ‘Change cycle’. It will take you to a prompt, named; ‘Usage cycle reset date’ with a slider to change the date.6: Here, at the slider, scroll up or down to change the date, as per your requirements.

 

7: After setting the required date, tap the ‘SET’ button to save the change. It will take you back to the ‘Data usage’ screen. See here, the period has been changed, i.e. it will display the changed data level.That’s all!

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Time to Enjoy the New Windows 93, An Interesting Innovation

While every PC user with Windows OS her / his machine, is waiting, rather anxiously, for the Windows 10, Windows 93 has been launched, causing a shocking surprise for majority of the Windows users. Windows 93 is, in fact an outcome of the initiative by two hackers, though not a close similarity to the Windows 10 or even Windows 8 but a web-based operating system and has been released just for the sake of entertainment. But, rest assure; Windows 93 is not there to work as your normal OS but is release for fun.

Windows-93-2Two software developers Jankenpopp and Zombectro, started the project in October of last year but its full version has just been released on Reddit, a couple of days ago. Upon opening the Windows 93 at http://www.windows93.net/, a screen, similar to the classic Windows desktop more like Windows 95, will welcome you.

Though you will see many icons, similar to those of Windows, on its desktop but are parodied. Internet Explorer, for example, is nicknamed; ‘Cat Explorer’ while the Google or Bing will redirect you to Ixquick and DuckDuckGo. And more interestingly, MS Paint is there but dubbed as ‘Piskel’.

Other systems on the desktop are:

  • A game Castle GAFA 3D on Windows is like Wolfenstein
  • Solitaire is dubbed as Solitude
  • And many many more.

Windows-93-1Now, let’s visit Windows 93 and start enjoying it.

1: I tapped the ‘Cat Explorer’ and it took me to the search engine.Windows-93-62: I entered the search for ‘Teckfront.com’ and the search outcome located the ‘Teckfront.com’, successfully. Windows-93-7

Windows-93-43: I tapped ‘Teckfront.com’ on the search engine and ‘Cat Explorer’ opened the ‘Teckfront’, successfully, within the ‘Cat Explorer’. Windows-93-5Now, this is your turn to enjoy the Windows 93. Let’s do.

Source: Neowin. Images:  Windows 93

Setting Best Time to Run Daydream in Android 5.0 Lollipop Devices

Application of daydreaming feature in Android devices depends upon the choice of users. Depending upon the user choice and purpose, the time of the daydream operation may be set. Normally, the mobile devices are not used during the charging and during the period, if the photos are run as the photo table or photo frame, the daydreaming during the charging is recommended. If the mobile device is to be used as clock, the sleep time is a preferred choice and so on. So, the time to daydream is a relative option.

Normally, 3 different options are available when you can daydream:

  • While docked
  • While charging
  • Either (either docked or charging)

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You may select any choice, easily, but if you need some help, you may get it from instructions.

Instructions

Command Line: Settings – Home > Display – Settings > Daydream (Clock) – Display > Daydream Settings > When to Daydream: While docked / While charging / Either.

1: Tap icon of ‘Settings’ on the Home screen of your Android 5.0 Lollipop device to open up the ‘Settings’ screen. Lollipop-Daydream-When to Daydream 12: At the ‘Settings’ screen, scroll down to the ‘Device’ section and tap ‘Display’. Lollipop-Daydream-When to Daydream 23: At the ‘Display’ screen, see the ‘Clock’ is the current status on the ‘Daydream’. Tap ‘Daydream’ to change the style.Lollipop-Daydream-When-to-Daydream-34: At the ‘Daydream’ screen, tap the settings button, placed at the top right corner of the ‘Daydream’ screen. It will open up a popup menu. Lollipop-Daydream-When-to-Daydream-4

Lollipop-Daydream-When-to-Daydream-55: Tap ‘When to daydream’ in the popup menu. It will take you to a prompt with 3 options:

  • While docked
  • While charging
  • Either

Lollipop-Daydream-When-to-Daydream-66: At the prompt, ‘When to daydream’, see ‘Either’ is enabled, currently. It means, currently, the device is set to daydream, either while it is docked or charging.

This is the most unwanted option as this will consume battery in both the situations. Lollipop-Daydream-When-to-Daydream-67: If you want to change the current option, tap the desired option. I tapped ‘While docked’ but you may select and tap the option of your choice.Lollipop-Daydream-When-to-Daydream-7From now, my Android device will only daydream when it is docked, i.e. when it is left to sleep. You may select the option of your choice.

That’s all!

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How to Adjust Time Range in History Statistics in Android 4.4.4 KitKat?

Mobile device history statistics help you a lot while planning to purchase or change the phone carrier. With the analysis of the history statistics, you may come to know the call usage and the contacts which are called upon, unnecessarily and lavishly, in order to avoid this lavishness in future.

History statistics can be bifurcated, as per your requirements.

The instructions may help you to adjust time range in the history statistics if you feel the need.

Instructions

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Phone Dialer’ at the Home screen of your Android 4.4.4 KitKat screen to open up the ‘Mass Response’ screen. KitKat-History-Time-Range-12: At the ‘Mass Response’ screen, tap the ‘History’ button, given at the bottom left corner of the screen. It will take you to the ‘History’ screen. KitKat-History-Time-Range-23: At the ‘History’ screen, swipe to the right to the STATISTICS. KitKat-History-Time-Range-34: At the STATISTICS, tap the ‘All’ to select from the following parameters:

  • All
  • Incoming
  • Outgoing
  • Missed

Select just one about which you want the statistics.KitKat-History-Time-Range-45: Now, tap the ‘Settings’ button, given at the top right corner of the STATISTICS of History screen. It will open up a popup menu.

6: Tap the ‘Adjust time range’. It will open up a ‘Filter range’. KitKat-History-Time-Range-57: If you want easy and quick time adjustment, tap the ‘Quick Selection’ and select the time frame, quickly. I did not select from this ‘Quick Selection’. KitKat-History-Time-Range-5a8: In the ‘Filter range’, I scrolled up and down and selected the appropriate start and end date to customize my filter. To save the selection of date, tap OK. KitKat-History-Time-Range-69: See the time range is set January 2, 2014 – January 1, 2015. All the calls in this time range will be displayed below. KitKat-History-Time-Range-7That’s all!

How to Group Snaps by Location, Time, People or Tags in Android 4.4.4 KitKat Device?

Arranging the camera snaps in the gallery of your phone may be one of the best past time. In Android 4.4.4 KitKat devices, there is a feature of arranging the snaps in your gallery according to:

  • Location
  • Time
  • People
  • Tags

With a few tap of buttons on your Android 4.4.4 KitKat device, you may arrange the snaps according to your choice.

For the purpose, follow the instructions.

Instructions

Command Line: Gallery App – Home > Albums screen > Camera Grid View > Selection Button: Group by.

1: Tap the icon of ‘Gallery’ app at the Home screen of your Android 4.4.4 KitKat device. It will open up the ‘Albums’ screen.

2: Select the album the snaps in which you want to arrange. I selected the ‘Camera’ album and tapped it. It opened up the ‘Grid view’ of ‘Camera’ album. KitKat-Snaps-GroupBy1

3: Tap the ‘Selection’ button at the top right corner of the ‘Camera’ album. It will open up a popup menu. KitKat-Snaps-GroupBy2

4: Tap the ‘Group by’ in the popup menu. It will further open up a popup menu ‘Group by’.

5: See the four features, listed, in the ‘Group by’ popup menu.

  • Location
  • Time
  • People
  • Tags

6: Tap any of the desired or required feature and the collection of the snaps will be arranged accordingly. KitKat-Snaps-GroupBy3

That’s all!