How to Create Gmail Account without Phone Number Verification 2016

Posted by Admin on December 01, 2016

This post will show you How to Create Gmail Account without Phone Number Verification 2016. Gmail is one of the best email service providers for free in the world and gives you 15GB of storage for free at the time of sign up. At first Google maintained separate accounts for various services but later merged all of their service accounts into one and named it as Google account.

So if you create an account for Gmail, obviously you are granted access for rest of their services like YouTube, Play Store, Google Drive, Blogger and much more. However Google is very strict with spammers these days and try hard to stop people creating fake accounts.

So they demand to verify your phone number at the time of creating Gmail account. It's really hard to bypass mobile number verification and create gmail account without phone number. But there are some genuine ways to create gmail account without providing mobile number. If you want to know, then read ahead.

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How to Create Gmail Account without Phone Number Verification?

Here are the two ways you can use to create gmail account without mobile number.

Method 1) Create Gmail Account via Gmail Interface

If you are an underage kid then you can easily create gmail account without phone verification. Google calculates your age based upon the 'Birthday' field and if you are less than fifteen it won't ask for your mobile phone number. But you must provide another working email address as recovery email for this method to work.

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  1. To create Gmail account, clear all your browsing history first and visit https://www.google.com/gmail/ » 'Create account'.
  2. Now fill in all the required details like name, username (email-id), password, confirm password, birthday and gender.
  3. Skip 'Mobile phone' box but enter 'Your current email address', accept terms & conditions and hit 'Enter'.
  4. Done! Now you have successfully created gmail account without phone verification.

Method 2) Create Gmail Account via Android Phone/Tablet

There is another way you can bypass mobile phone verification while creating Gmail account. For this you'll need to create Google account from your android device.

  1. On your Android Mobile or Tablet, open 'Settings' » 'Accounts' » 'Add Account'.
  2. On the next page select 'Google' and then 'Create a new account'.
  3. Now enter first name, last name, username (email address), and password and recovery email-id in the form.
  4. Just skip the mobile number and tap 'Next'. If Google ask for payment details, choose 'Remind me later' and tap on 'Next'.
  5. That's it! You have got a gmail account without mobile number verification.

Likely you can easily create gmail account without phone number verification with the above explained methods. If you want to try second method but don't have android device, then download and install Bluestacks software on your PC/Laptop and go through the process.

Amazon India OPPO Mobile Offers Dec 2016: Rs 2,115 OFF on OPPO F1S

Posted by Admin on November 29, 2016

Amazon India Oppo Mobile offers: Amazon India is now offering great discounts on Oppo Mobiles and you can get the popular OPPO F1S Mobile at Rs 2,115 discount. OPPO F1s Selfie Expert is quite popular phone in the market and has excellent reviews & ratings. If you are planning to buy a brand new smartphone, OPPO F1s is a very good choice and you can get it at 11% discount on Amazon India.

And the best thing is OPPO F1s supports Reliance JIO Sim, so if you plan to use jio sim in your brand new mobile make use of this offer and save some bucks.

While purchasing the mobile at Amazon you'd not only get lower price, but also Amazon's 100% purchase protection, secure payment and easy returns.

Get Rs 2,115 OFF on OPPO F1S (11% Discount)

If you are a selfie lover, Oppo F1s is the perfect fit with 16 Mega-pixel Selfie camera with F2.0 aperture lens and a 13 Megapixel Back camera with F2.2 lens. The handset comes with Beautify 4.0 to help you take great bright, natural-looking selfies in any condition.

OPPO F1S Features:

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  • 16MP F2.0 Front Camera (Yep! Amazing Selfies)
  • 13MP F2.2 Rear Camera
  • 64-bit Octa Core Processor
  • 3GB RAM & 32GB ROM
  • 5.5 inch HD 720P IPS Screen
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Mali T860 MP2 GPU
  • Expandable up to 128GB
  • Android 5.1 based Color OS 3
  • 3075 mAh capacity battery
  • Supports Dual Sim LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor

Amazon India OPPO F1S Offers December 2016 - How to Redeem?

  1. Go to this Offer Page on Amazon India.
  2. Click Add to Cart.
  3. This will take you to the checkout page where you have to fill in all the required details such as Your Name, Shipping Address, Pin code & Mobile number.
  4. Make the payment and you are done!
  5. The handset is eligible for Cash on Delivery so you can choose this option if you'd like to pay at the time of delivery.

Other Amazon Offers on Oppo F1S:

1) You can also order for 1-Year Damage Protection for an additional cost of Rs 999.

2) EMI Options available on Credit Cards of HDFC Bank, Citibank, ICICI Bank, SBI Card, Standard Chartered Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Axis Bank and HSBC cards.

Oppo F1s Important FAQs:

  • Question: Is Oppo F1S upgradable to Marshmallow 6.0.1?
    Answer: Yes! You can upgrade Oppo F1s to Marshmallow 6.0.1.
  • Question: Does the handset have fast charging facility?
    Answer: Yes.
  • Question: Does Oppo F1s support Reliance JIO VoLTE Sim?
    Answer: You can use Reliance JIO VoLTE Sim without trouble in F1s. Since it supports VoLTE, you can use both data as well as HD voice over LTE offered by JIO service without any issues.
  • Question: Can you make calls over Reliance JIO 4G without 4G voice app?
    Answer: Of course!
  • Question: Does the Model support WiFi and Hotspot?
    Answer: Yes and without issues!

To be honest we don't know for how much time this offer would be live. So make use of this Amazon OPPO Mobile Offer and save some bucks and treat yourself with a brand new Selfie Expert phone.


Change Default Search Engine in Opera for Android (Mobile Browser)

Posted by Admin on November 28, 2016

This post will show you how to change default search engine in opera for android. Opera for Android is the popular mobile browser from Opera with options to save data, ad blocker etc. Like Opera desktop browser, Opera for Android & Opera Mini ships with built-in search engines like Google, Wikipedia, IMDb, Dictionary.com.

Google is the default search engine of Opera Android but you can change default search engine to something else other than Google if you want. Setting a search engine as default has its advantage as you can perform search directly from your browser without going to that particular search engine website.

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If you are a first-time user of Opera for Android then you may find it difficult to change the search engine. Here's how to change default search engine in opera android and add custom search engines to it.

How to Change Default Search Engine in Opera Android/Opera Mini?

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  1. Launch Opera for Android or Opera Mini app on your Android Phone/Tablet.
  2. Now go to the top search bar and tap on it, and tap again on the small icon placed right next to the search box.
  3. You will see a list of search engines supported by opera mobile or mini browser.
  4. Choose a search engine provider from the list which you want to use as your default search engine for opera android.

That should change default search engine in opera android.

Must Read: How to Export Opera Bookmarks to Chrome / Firefox / IE

If you don't find your preferred search engine in the list, then you can add it to opera mobile as custom search engine.

How to Add Custom Search Engine to Opera Android or Opera Mini?

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  1. Launch Opera for Android or Mini and open the search provider you want to add as custom search engine.
  2. For example, if you want to add Youtube as custom search engine then type 'youtube.com' in the search field and tap go.
  3. Then long press on the search bar and hold. It will open a context menu. Tap on 'Add search engine' option, then edit the name of the search engine and tap on 'Add' button.
  4. Done! You have successfully added custom search engine to opera android. To use this as your default, set it as the default search engine as described earlier. So the next time you want to search some videos on youtube you don't have to open youtube and search. Just search it directly from your opera mobile browser.

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Just like that you can change default search engine in opera for android. This method works with opera mini too so you can change search engine in opera mini in the same way.

Enable Gmail Desktop Notifications in Firefox

Posted by Admin on November 22, 2016

This post will show you how to enable gmail desktop notifications in firefox browser. People completely rely on emails these days and Gmail has been their ever popular choice. But who has time to login and check inbox for new mails every so often on a busy workday?

Don't worry! Now you can get popup notifications on your desktop whenever you receive new emails. And that too without opening your Gmail account at all. Convenient isn't it?

Enabling Gmail Notifications on Desktop:

Gmail provides desktop notifications for their Chrome browser by default and you can enable this option via Gmail settings. But if you are using Firefox as your default browser then your chances are slim with this method.

But Firefox users don't have to worry because there are some good plugins available out there. Installing such extension will allow you to enable Gmail notifications in Firefox and you'd be able to get email alerts without logging in to your Gmail account.

Enable Gmail Desktop Notifications in Firefox:

Trusting third-party plug-in makes you uncomfortable these days and there's a pretty good reason for that. But the plug-in 'Gmail Notifier' is quite popular among firefox users and seemed to won people's trust which itself speaks for its credibility.

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You can use this extension to enable gmail notifications on desktop. To install this plugin, visit here, download and install the plugin.

Alternatively you can directly install it from firefox browser itself.

Open Firefox, go to Tools » Add-ons » Extensions. And type 'gmail notifier' on the search box and hit enter. This will bring up all the addons related your search. Look for 'Gmail Notifier' and click 'Install' and follow the procedure.

Key Features of Gmail Notifier:

  • Supports multiple Gmail accounts & labels
  • No need to provide your account credentials
  • Highly customizable browser add-on
  • Consumes low-bandwidth
  • Available for Firefox, Opera, Chrome & Safari browsers

After installing the plugin, to enable desktop notification for gmail you have to just login to your gmail account through gmail interface. Now the extension will automatically grabs your account details and start showing email alerts on the taskbar notification area like this,

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Must Read: How to Minimize Chrome to System Tray

Likewise you can enable gmail desktop notifications in firefox. There are no security complaints with this method so you can rest and let it do the work.

How to Change Ringtone in Windows 10 Mobile

Posted by Admin on November 15, 2016

Do you have a Windows 10 mobile and wonder how to change ringtone in Windows 10 mobile? Windows 10 Mobile comes preloaded with some default ringtones and you can change your phone's ringtone to any one of them easily. But for new windows mobile users, finding their way through customizations would be a challenge with the tricky interface.

Windows 10 phones include so many unique features and if you feel let down after buying a windows mobile then don't worry. Once you get accustomed to the interface you will be really happy to have such rich features in your Smartphone. So here let's see how to change ringtone in Windows 10 mobile.

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To Change ringtone in Windows 10 mobile:

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  1. Navigate to 'Settings' » 'Personalization' » 'Sounds' option.
  2. Look for 'Ringtone' setting on the screen and tap under it.
  3. Scroll down the list and select any of the Windows 10 pre-loaded ringtones you like.
  4. Done! Now you have successfully changed Windows 10 phone ringtone.

But the above method has some limitation. It not much of use if you'd like to set your favorite song as ringtone in Windows 10 mobiles. Surely there are some workarounds and here's how to do it.

How to Set Custom Ringtones in Windows 10 Phone?

Please keep in mind, this method works only from your PC. So don't try it from your mobile itself.

  1. Plug-in your windows mobile to Laptop/PC via USB cable.
  2. If you haven't installed the mobile drivers already in the PC, then allow little time for the system to identify and install drivers of your windows mobile.
  3. Once everything in place, open 'My Computer' (or 'This PC' on Windows 10 PC) and find your Windows 10 phone icon.
  4. Double-click to open it in file explorer and go to 'Ringtone' folder where all your mobile ringtones were stored.
  5. Then copy-paste the song file you want to use as ringtone to this folder. Please make sure to use only '.mp3' format for the phone to recognize it as ringtone.

Now you can set this song as your custom ringtone in the same way you have changed the ringtone in windows phone.

The next windows 10 tips is for folks who don't have PC :)

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If you don't own a PC or Laptop to change Windows 10 mobile ringtone, then don't worry. You can always use 'Ringtone Maker APP' that comes pre-installed with windows mobiles. If for any reason you don't have it installed you can always go to 'Windows phone store' and download and install the app.

  1. Launch Ringtone Maker app on your windows phone and choose any of the music file you like.
  2. Now move the edge pointers and snip the bit you want to use as ringtone.
  3. Then save the file and set it as custom ringtone.

Related: How to Get Help with File Explorer in Windows 10

Related: How to Change Screen Resolution in Windows 10

Using the above ways you can easily change ringtone in Windows 10 mobile. Though I have given the tips for Windows 10 phone, they work on earlier windows versions too. So you can change ringtones on windows 8.1 mobiles in the similar fashion.

How to Change Screen Resolution in Windows 10

Posted by Admin on November 08, 2016

Are the desktop icons in your Windows 10 pc/laptop looks zoomed or stretched and you want to fix Windows 10 screen resolution problem? Then here's how to change screen resolution in Windows 10. Generally screen resolution is responsible for display clarity and it depends upon the monitor or display screen size of the device.

Installing Windows OS and Graphics drivers automatically set the screen resolution to the recommended dimension. But high graphics softwares or games may reset screen resolution or force you to choose something different.

If you are a new Windows 10 user, then finding the screen resolution settings is bit difficult. As Microsoft has moved most of the settings to its new Settings App and renamed the option from 'Screen Resolution' to 'Display Settings'. Just follow the below given method to change Windows 10 screen resolution via 'Display Settings'.

Change Screen Resolution in Windows 10:

  1. Before adjusting the screen resolution close-off or at-the-least minimize all other opened windows. Just use keyboard shortcut Win logo + D to minimize all windows.
  2. Now right-click mouse anywhere on Desktop and choose 'Display settings' from the context-menu.
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  4. This will open 'Display' settings on 'Settings' app. Now move on to the right side pane and click on 'Advanced display settings' link.
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  6. Locate the dropdown box under 'Resolution' and click on it to view all the supported screen resolutions for your machine. Choose any one of them and click 'Apply'. Unless you have to, never choose anything other than the recommended size.
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  8. Next you will be greeted with a popup showing for fifteen-seconds letting you confirm the new screen resolution or revert back to the old one. If the new setting fits you okay then click on 'Keep changes' button else click on 'Revert' to roll back the changes you made.
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On the other hand if your PC includes GPU like NVIDIA or Integrated Intel Graphics, you can change the screen resolution on their settings panel.

To Change Windows 10 Display Resolution for Nvidia,

  1. Right-click Mouse anywhere on Desktop and select 'NVIDIA Control Panel' from the context menu.
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  3. Once inside NVIDIA Control Panel, choose 'Change resolution' under 'Display' settings on the left-pane. It will show all of the supported resolutions on the right-pane. Choose the one you want and 'Apply'.
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That will do the trick.

To Change Windows 10 Screen Resolution via Intel Graphics,

  1. Right-click on desktop screen and select 'Graphics Properties'.
  2. It will launch the Control Panel for Intel HD Graphics. Now select 'Display', choose your desired resolution from the drop-down and hit 'Apply'.

That should change the screen resolution of Windows 10 PC/Laptop.

Also Read: How to Get Help with File Explorer in Windows 10

Recommended: How to Defer Upgrades in Windows 10

I hope this guide explains clearly how to change screen resolution in Windows 10. Just remember to keep the display resolution to the recommended dimension as this one will be the best size fitting your monitor screen properly.

How to Defer Upgrades in Windows 10

Posted by Admin on November 03, 2016

This post explains about How to Defer Upgrades in Windows 10. Defer Upgrades in Windows 10 is the latest feature introduced by Microsoft to prevent your pc from receiving Windows 10 feature updates. So when you enable this option, new Windows features won't get downloaded or installed for several months but still you'd be able to get security updates.

Deferring upgrades in Windows 10 is very helpful for businesses and individuals who would rather wait for more stable updates and give enough time for testing. Some Windows 10 versions supports this defer upgrade option and we'll see how to defer updates in Windows 10 OS.

Defer Upgrades in Windows 10:

  1. Launch Settings window and choose 'Update & Security'.
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  3. Under Update & Security, select 'Advanced options' on the right-side pane.
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  5. Now tick 'Defer upgrades' checkbox.
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Windows 10 Home edition doesn't support 'Defer Upgrades' option. So if you run Home edition on your PC and still want to defer updates, your best bet is to upgrade to Windows 10 Professional, Education, or Enterprise edition.

Here you can check for Microsoft's official words about deferring updates.

Also Read: How to Get Help with File Explorer in Windows 10

So, that explains about how to defer upgrades and updates in Windows 10. If your organization works on critical projects then deferring upgrades is the safest option to ensure no software breaks up in the middle of the time-line. The only downside to this is you won't be able to enjoy windows latest features until after several months.