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Going Somewhere by Using Offline Google Maps

Going somewhere by using Android phone is something exciting because you don’t need to be worry of being lost. By your android phone you can download many apps that will show you the map so that you can go somewhere easily and safely. Google Maps is one of Google’s products that serve the customer of world map and its many facilities such as live traffic, public place, etc. But what about if you go in a rural area where the place has a very limited mobile signal? Of course in that situation, your Google Maps will be useless.

Today I will give the tutorial of how using Google Maps in offline mode. So if you can practice this tutorial you can go everywhere you want; either rural or reachable area without worrying of being lost. Before you go to your rural destination, the first step of course you need to go to Google Play Store and download the Google Maps.

Here are the steps to save the Google Maps in offline mode:

  1. After you download the apps, please open it, Find out the area/place that you want to visit (especially if it is a rural area).
  2. Tap on the name of that place.
  3. On the right corner of the apps, you will find a symbol of 3 spots, please click the 3 spots symbol to open the option.
  4. Click “save offline maps”
  5. Google Maps will request you to zoom the place that you want to save. As the suggestion, please make the area you choose to be small area so that it will be easier for Google Maps to open the area that you choose. The bigger the maps area that you choose, the harder for Google Maps to open/zoom the area and there will be a warning symbol if you do this.
  6. To access your downloaded maps, open the Google Maps apps, and please scroll the screen until the bottom area and you will find your downloaded maps.
  7. You can use the offline maps even without the internet or wifi connection.

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Note:

  • Offline maps will not provide you the features like live traffic, public place like railway station, schools etc.
  • Android will only save the offline maps for 30 days. If it has been expired, android will delete the downloaded maps from your mobile device.
  • You can’t use the GPS when using the offline maps. But you can use your GPS by using the offline GPS like Maps.Me – Offline Map and Routing, and many more.

So, it’s easy, right? Happy traveling by using your offline Google Maps.

Switching Off The Email Alert Tone in Iphone, IPad and IPod Touch

For those of you who use iOS products such as iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, it is something common to hear the email alert tone whenever the new email appears on Mail App. The sound of “ding” is so disturbing if it comes at a wrong moment, for example it sounds when you are in the middle of the meeting, you are still sleeping and many other moments that need a calm situation. Moreover if we have more than jus 1 email account on our iOS products, can you imagine, how many times do we have to hear the alert tone from these devices? It’s indeed so annoying. Well, we know that sometimes we need to update the inbox, but that repetitive sound can destruct our concentration. There are some conditions that demand us to be silent and focus to what we want to do at present.

Well, I feel the same with you, so, in this post I want to share the tutorial of how to switch off the email alert tone without switching off your iOS products (in this case is iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch) into “Silent” mode. This is particularly helpful for users with multiple Mail accounts setup on an iPhone / iPad, where turning off the alerts for one of them isn’t going to impact anything important. Though these steps below are optional, if you’re turning off the mail alert sound you will probably also want to turn off the vibration alert, otherwise your iPhone will still rumble every time a new email comes in.

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Here are the steps to switch off the alert tone of your email in iOS:

1) Open your iPhone/iPod Touch or iPad, find out “Settings” menu on the screen, goes to “Notification Center” and choose “Mail”.
2) Choose the email account that you want to switch off for the alert tone.
3) Scroll it down until you find the option “Alert sound”
4) Please choose “None” to switch off the alert tone.
5) If you are about to silent the vibration alert, the steps are — Go to “Vibration” and scroll all it down and then choose “None”

Now your email alert tone will not sound anymore when the new mail comes to your inbox. Easy, right? Today, we took an important step: email no longer has the power to interrupt us when we’re doing something more important. Furthermore I want to say “Productive people learn how to work smart by minimizing the interruptions email creates by turning off email related sounds and alerts.” Enjoy your life!

Now You Can Access Line on Your PC!

Are you instant messaging gigs? How many instant messaging you have on your smartphone? Actually, there are many instant messaging apps today; Line, WhatsApp, BBM, BeeTalk, KakaoTalk and many more. But today, I would like to share to you about using Line on your PC. Line is one of the most popular instant messaging in the world. There has been more than 1 million people have downloaded this instant messaging app. In my opinion, Line is so popular because it is so young-oriented. Many of its smileys are catchy and matched with youngster’s want. Usually people access Line through their smartphone, it can be android, iOS or Windows product.

Just as WeChat that we can use on the computer and online applications now that we can use on a computer or laptop with various windows operating systems like windows xp, windows 7 and windows 8, even MAC OS and here I will be giving out a little info or a way to install line application on windows OS. In fact, today, some people are using Line as their official business chat room (wow), accessing Line through smart phone is not favorable anymore, since the screen resolution is too small and people need to have a wider media to display the screen and comfortably talk to others.

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Actually Line has catched that opportunity since long time ago. Today, Line can be accessed through PC and it is so easy to do. Please take a note, this tutorial is only suitable for people who have had Line account on their smartphone, for those who download Line app for PC but have not registered/signup, you should sign up for Line in PC by using Bluestack (http://www.bluestacks.com/id/index.html?__dlrd=1) or sign in through your smrtphone.

Here are the steps to use Line in personal computer:

– Download Line for PC, you can simply search it on https://line.me/id/download or this link line.naver.jp/en/
– Pay attention on OS that you use, if you use Windows OS for your PC, download Line for PC for Windows OS.
– Click download, just let the download process finished.
– Install it as usual.
– Now after it has been successfully installed on your PC, open the app now.
– Now you should open your smartphone to register your Line for PC use.
– Go to “Settings” menu, then choose “Account”. You’re required to input your email address and your password.
– After that, go to your PC and login by using your Line account including the password.
Now, you have been successful to enjoy Line through your personal computer. Enjoy the wider chat room and many more.

Touch ID Doesn’t Function on Your iTunes and App Store? Here are The Solutions

Having a sophisticated gadget is something compulsory for everyone today. A sophisticated gadget can help our daily routine activities. Smartphone like I-Phone is one of the most used smartphones in the world today. Start from I-Phone 5s, Apple provides a better security service for their user, it is Touch ID.

What is Touch ID anyway? Touch ID is a new feature of I-Phone which is provided for I-Phone 5s and upper. Touch ID is functioned as fingerprint censor that allows you to enter the screen menu only by having a fingerprint scanning. Touch ID comes as the solution from a hecticness in managing the passcode and password on your I-Phone. More than that, Touch ID also has many functions and one of them is to use and download something on your iTunes and App Store. Itunes is the music app from Apple. When you have iTunes account, you can download (buy) the music, organize and listen the music by demand.

So, Touch ID also has provided the service for you to enter iTunes. Meanwhile App Store is the official hub for all I-Phone users to download and buy some apps. By that logic, Touch ID is so important feature that is needed by every I-Phone users, it shortens some complicated steps when we want to do something in App Store and iTunes. But some users of I-Phone also faces some trouble when they access their iTunes and App Store via Touch ID. Here are some steps that you can do to figure out the troubling Touch ID on iTunes and App Store.

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1. iTunes

a) Get into your iDevice
b) Choose “Touch ID and Passcode”
c) Switch off the iTunes and Appstore button (see the image below)

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d) Press the “Home” button to return into Home Screen
e) Please “Reboot” your iDevice
f) Switch on again the iDevice and login by using your passcode and password
g) Finish.
These steps below can solve the problem of Touch ID on your iTunes.

2. App Store

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a) Go to “Setting” or “iDevice” menu
b) Go to “Touch ID and Passcode”
c) Please enter your passcode
d) Please turn off “iTunes and App Store”
e) Reboot your I-Phone
f) Switch on your I-Phone and enter the idevice menu
g) Enter your passcode
h) Switch on again the “iTunes and App Store”
i) Finish.

The steps below usually work to solve the problem of Touch ID on your App Store. If in case those steps cannot help you to fix the problem, you may asl further to the I-Phone official service on your place.

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