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Microsoft is making an effort to make Windows 11 better and better with every new update, and that way, it will bring multiple new features and upgrades to the main version of Windows 11.

And in this article, we are going to discuss four interesting features that are arriving very soon in the stable version of Windows 11, so let’s begin the discussion below.

Microsoft Bringing New Features To Windows 11 Very Soon

Microsoft Bringing New Features To Windows 11 Very Soon

Microsoft is currently working on many features that will arrive in Windows 11, but there are a few that are expected to arrive very soon, which we included in this article.

1. Actual Search Box

Actual Search Box

Microsoft is planning to bring an actual search bar in the taskbar in place of the current search button, which looks like a search box.

As you can see in the above image, how will it look? It seems the same search bar from the search page but seems different than Windows 10’s search bar.

2. Enhancement In Setting App

Enhancement In Setting App

As appeared in some earlier bundles of the Windows Insider program, the company is planning to make the Settings app more immersive with new designs.

But now, it works on some new animations for the icons of the setting app, as the above image features some animation design from sidebar options.

3. New Widget Panel

New Widget Panel

In the upcoming update, we will see a new panel for widgets that will show more widgets than usual, as Bing is not only to display widgets because third-party widgets are also coming.

4. Improvements To Task Manager

Improvements To Task Manager

Last week, a color-displaying bug arrived in Task Manager after installing the latest update. But Microsoft has already revealed that they are working on its fix, which will come with the next update.

But with this, it will also bring some more improvements to this task manager, such as better theme support and management. Currently, all upcoming changes are undefined, but there will be something new in the settings.

Separately, the company is also appeared to working on a new feature related to VPN, which is a VPN indicator that will you display whether your VPN is on or off.

Besides, all these features are just highly expected to be introduced soon with upcoming updates. According to my expectation, it may be in the next 2 weeks or by the end of this month.

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How to Fix Instagram App Keeps Crashing (8 Methods) https://techviral.net/instagram-app-keeps-crashing/ https://techviral.net/instagram-app-keeps-crashing/#respond Sun, 04 Dec 2022 05:55:14 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173705 Even though the Instagram app for Android is mostly bug-free, you may still experience a few problems while using it. You may often face problems like crashing the Instagram app, Instagram stories not working, etc. The good thing about Instagram is that its problems can easily be fixed. Regardless of whether you use Instagram’s web […]

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Even though the Instagram app for Android is mostly bug-free, you may still experience a few problems while using it. You may often face problems like crashing the Instagram app, Instagram stories not working, etc.

The good thing about Instagram is that its problems can easily be fixed. Regardless of whether you use Instagram’s web version or mobile apps, there are certain things that you can do to improve your in-app experience.

Recently, a few Instagram users were found to be having problems while launching the app. Users have stated that their Instagram App keeps crashing on Android. So, if you cannot open the app, or if the Instagram app keeps crashing after a few seconds, continue reading the guide till the end.

Fix Instagram App Keeps Crashing

Instagram App crashing may not always be the problem of your phone; it could sometime be server related to an outdated cache. If your Instagram app keeps crashing on Android, follow the easy methods we have shared below.

1. Restart your Android smartphone

Restart Your Smartphone

The first thing you should do if Instagram is not working or if the app keeps crashing is restarting your Android device.

A simple restart terminates all background apps and processes. So, if any process is interfering with the functionality of the Instagram app, it will be fixed instantly.

2. Check if Instagram is Down

Check If Instagram is down

After the restart, open the Instagram app and continue using it for a while. If the app crash after a few seconds, you need to check if Instagram is down.

Like every other social networking site, Instagram also occasionally face server outage. Most of the app’s functions won’t work during server outages or maintenance.

To confirm whether Instagram’s servers were down, check the Instagram Status Page at Downdetector.

If Downdetector shows that Instagram is having a server outage, you can’t do much here. You must wait for a few minutes or hours until the problem is resolved.

3. Update the Instagram App

Update the Instagram App

If the servers are not down and the Instagram app keeps crashing, you need to install the latest app update for Instagram from the Google Play Store.

The Instagram app may be crashing due to a bug that is fixed in the most recent version of the app. So, updating the Instagram app from the Google Play Store is always best.

Using updated apps also has many advantages; you can use the latest features and rule out security & privacy problems.

4. Force Stop & Relaunch the App

You don’t need to force-stop the Instagram app if you have just restarted your phone. Force Stop is for those who want to refresh the processes related to an app running in the background without restarting their phone.

When your force stop an app, all its process gets released from the memory. Hence, you achieve the same result as a restart. Here’s how to force-stop the Instagram app.

1. First of all, long press on the Instagram app icon on the home screen and select ‘App Info‘.

App info

2. On the App info screen, tap the Force Stop button.

Force Stop

3. This will immediately force stop your Instagram app. Once done, launch the app from the home screen again.

That’s it! This is one of the easiest ways to fix the Instagram app keeps crashing on Android.

5. Clear Instagram Cache & Data File

If all of the methods failed until now, you need to try clearing the cache & data of the Instagram app for Android. Here’s how to clear Instagram cache data files on Android.

1. First of all, long press on the Instagram app icon and select ‘App Info‘.

App info

2. On the App info page, tap on the Storage usage option.

Storage usage

3. On the Storage Usage screen, tap on the Clear Cache button. Also, tap on the ‘Clear data‘ if you have no problem logging in again on the Instagram app.

Clear Cache

That’s it! That’s how easy it is to clear the app cache and data file of Instagram on Android,

6. Check the media file format

Convert MKV to MP4 in Windows 11

Even though Instagram is a platform that depends on media files, it doesn’t support all of them. You can’t upload certain file formats on Instagram, such as 3GP, FLV, etc.

The app will crash if you try to upload the unsupported media file formats. Even if it doesn’t crash, you will see some error messages.

So, if your Instagram app keeps crashing while uploading a file, check if its file format is supported on the platform.

If the file format is not supported, you need to convert your videos.

7. Reinstall the Instagram App on Android

You really have a bit of hard luck if you have come so far. If the Instagram app is still crashing on your device, you should reinstall the application.

Reinstall the Instagram App for Android

To reinstall Instagram, long press on the Instagram app icon on your home screen and select ‘Uninstall‘. This will uninstall the app from your device.

Once uninstalled, open the Google Play Store and install the Instagram app again. That’s how easy it is to reinstall the Instagram app on your Android. However, reinstalling Instagram will remove all your saved data from your phone.

So, if you don’t remember your login credentials for Instagram, make sure to recover it before reinstalling the app from your Android.

8. Contact Instagram’s Support Team

We are sure that the Instagram app keeps crashing problem might be fixed if you’ve followed all methods. However, if the methods shared below didn’t help you, you can only reach out to Instagram’s Customer Support.

Instagram has an excellent support team who can help you with any problem. You can contact them through message or mail and explain the problem.

The support team will consider your feedback and will look into your issue. If the problem is from their side, it will be fixed in the next Instagram app update.

Also Read: How to Watch Instagram Stories Anonymously

It’s easy to fix Instagram App Keeps Crashing. Most of the time, a simple restart does the job. We have shared all possible ways to fix an Instagram app that crashes at the launch. If you need more help fixing Instagram problems, let us know in the comments below.

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Google Bringing New Features For Android & Wear OS Devices https://techviral.net/google-new-features-for-android-wear-os-devices/ https://techviral.net/google-new-features-for-android-wear-os-devices/#respond Sat, 03 Dec 2022 23:08:09 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173694 Google has announced to bring multiple new features in Android and Wear OS, and this batch for all the users will arrive in December. Google will start rolling out these features by next week. While the company is bringing these features by keeping the users’ demands in mind, so let’s discuss all the detail about […]

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Google has announced to bring multiple new features in Android and Wear OS, and this batch for all the users will arrive in December.

Google will start rolling out these features by next week. While the company is bringing these features by keeping the users’ demands in mind, so let’s discuss all the detail about them below.

Android & Wear OS Users Will Get New Features This Holiday Month

Google Bringing New Features For Android & Wear OS

According to Google’s report, Android phones and Wear OS smartwatches owners are going to get a bundle of new features in the celebration of this holiday season.

Reading Mode For Android Users

Android users will get a new reading mode that will provide some accessibility features to deliver a more useful experience to users who have problems like low vision or color blind.

And these accessibility features will allow you to customize contrast and can change text size & font types on overall web pages and any apps. Also, text-to-speech is available there with speed control.

Shareable Digital Car Key

Shareable Digital Car Key

This feature will allow users to share their car’s digital key with someone through a digital wallet app. When this feature arrives, you will find it in your digital wallet app, where you can also see all access and block any access.

But in the beginning, you can only share this digital car key with users’ who own a Pixel or a capable iPhone, but soon it will arrive for more selected phones that have Android 12 or later.

More Stickers

As Google provides emoji-based stickers in Gboard, so you don’t have to download any special app for emoji stickers. Now, there will be more emojis, from which you can get differently designed stickers only by using Gboard.

YouTube Home Widget

YouTube Home Widget

There will be a new widget related to YouTube, which is called the YouTube Home screen Search widget. This widget will give you the ability to easily access your YouTube app with a single tap.

And as you can see in the above image, there will be four options: you can search on YouTube’s search engine, directly go to the home screen feed, Subscription feed, and Shorts feed.

New Photo Designs In Google Photos

New Photo Designs In Google Photos

Google Photos will introduce some new Photo design options, such as there are some new layouts in the Google Photos Collage Editor, and you can also customize them according to your preference.

You can see the above image that explains options more clearly, such as there’s option to rearrange the layout by simply dragging and dropping.

More Easy Cast On Google TV

More Easy Cast On Google TV

Google still allows you to cast to your Google TV, but it is about to get easier soon. From the next week, Google will give you a new option in the Google TV app that allows you to cast directly from your compatible phone to your Google TV with a single tap.

And at the same time, you can do other things too on your phone, so you don’t have to stay on playing screen. Also, you can still use your phone as a remote control while you are casting.

Wear OS Features

Wear OS New Tiles

Google is bringing three new tiles in all the smartwatches that run on Wear OS as tiles are aimed to give you instant access to some important features.

The first tile is Favorite Contacts which will show you the most used and favorite contacts as a first priority. The second tile is Sunrise/Sunset, which will show you the left time of sunrise and sunset with animation.

And the last is Maps which was already there but now got some enhancement as it will now show you locations of your home and workplaces to navigate instantly & track time.

Besides, there is one more upgrade which is to the Notes app of Wear OS. It will now show labels and background images so that you can identify easily for what you are searching.

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How to Fix ‘The Number You Have Dialed Has Calling Restrictions’ https://techviral.net/the-number-you-have-dialed-has-calling-restrictions/ https://techviral.net/the-number-you-have-dialed-has-calling-restrictions/#respond Sat, 03 Dec 2022 18:19:05 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173700 It doesn’t matter how powerful your phone is; if it won’t let you make calls, it’s no use. Although the calling and SMS depend on your telecom operator, there are certain things that users have in control to improve their calling and SMS experience. Let’s admit it, we all have experienced calling someone but cannot […]

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It doesn’t matter how powerful your phone is; if it won’t let you make calls, it’s no use. Although the calling and SMS depend on your telecom operator, there are certain things that users have in control to improve their calling and SMS experience.

Let’s admit it, we all have experienced calling someone but cannot get through to them. Cellular problems can happen, and you can’t avoid them because it’s not in your hand.

At times, you may face problems while making calls. You may hear different call failure messages like ‘The Number is unreachable’, ‘The number you have called is out of service’, etc. However, many users have recently heard, ‘The number you have dialed has call restrictions’.

If you are reading this guide, you may have already heard the message while making calls. This prevents you from making calls, which could also be distressing.

Fix ‘The Number You Have Dialed Has Calling Restrictions’

So, if you hear ‘The number you have dialed has call restrictions’, continue reading the guide until the end. Below, we have discussed everything about what the error message conveys and how to resolve it.

What Does ‘The Number You Have Dialed Has Calling Restrictions’ Means?

What Does 'The Number You Have Dialed Has Calling Restrictions' Means?

While making a call on Verizon, many users claimed to hear this error message ‘The Number you have dialed has calling restrictions’. You may listen to the same error message on other networks as well.

The error message can distress you, especially if you are making a call to discuss a serious topic. However, the good thing is that the problem is not as terrible as you imagined; you need to know the error message’s state in detail.

The error message clearly states that the number you have called has to call restrictions. This means the problem is not on your side. It’s the number you’re calling that has some restrictions for receiving the calls.

Why You Hear ‘The Number You Have Dialed Has Calling Restrictions’ Message?

Why You Hear 'The Number You Have Dialed Has Calling Restrictions' Message?

Well, there is not one but many reasons that lead to this error message. Below, we have shared all possible reasons you’re hearing ‘The Number you have dialed has calling restrictions’ message.

1. You Are Dialing a Wrong Number

If it’s the first time you hear this message while making a call, you need to double-check the number you have dialed.

Chances of dialing the wrong number increase if the number is not saved in your phone book. Maybe you are calling the wrong number and hearing an unusual message. So, before trying anything else, dial the correct number.

2. Incorrect Area Code

Even if you dial the correct number, an incorrect area code will create problems connecting the call.

If the area code is wrong, the call won’t connect, and you will hear an error message. So, make sure the area code is correct before making a call.

3. Your Cellular Plan Doesn’t Support the call

You must purchase a different pack if you are trying to reach an international number. For international calls, telecom operators have various plans.

So, if you hear the message ‘The Number You Have Dialed Has Calling Restrictions’, chances are that your current calling pack doesn’t support calling that specific number.

Your number may be activated for making local calls only, so you need to contact your network provider and ask them about the problem.

4. Your Calling Plan May Restrict Roaming or Outside your Local Area

Maybe your phone number is meant to call only in your local area, and the number you are trying to reach requires a roaming pack.

If this is the issue, you need to contact your network provider and ask them to activate the roaming pack. If the roaming pack is the issue, you will no longer hear the ‘The Number You Have Dialed Has Calling Restrictions’ message.

5. You have enabled Call Restrictions for a number

Call Restrictions is a feature provided by a few telecom operators. The features prevent you from calling certain numbers.

So, if you hear the Call Restriction message, chances are that you have accidentally activated the call restriction on the number you’re trying to reach.

It’s also possible that the person you are trying to reach has activated the Call Restriction, and due to this, you are hearing the ‘The Number You Have Dialed Has Calling Restrictions’ message.

6. Network-Related Problems

The ‘The Number You Have Dialed Has Calling Restrictions’ message doesn’t always mean that you or the number you’re calling has any problem.

The probability of network-related issues is quite high, especially if you don’t hear such messages often.

You can try calling any other number to check whether the calls connect. If there’s a network issue, you will hear different call failure messages.

7. Get in Touch With Verizon

As we have mentioned early in the post, the ‘The Number You Have Dialed Has Calling Restrictions’ is more frequent on Verizon numbers.

So, if you hear this message, you need to contact Verizon and ask them to resolve the issue. Verizon claims that the call restrictions message usually appears when the user has a calling pack restricting roaming or calling outside the local area.

8. You Forget to Pay Your Bills

Be it monthly or annually, you need to pay your bills on time to be able to receive or make phone calls. Not only that, but you can’t even send or receive SMS.

Most telecom operators don’t automatically cancel your service if you fail to make payment on time. However, if it’s been more than a month since your pack expired, you won’t be able to make calls.

If your call services were deactivated, you might hear ‘The Number You Have Dialed Has Calling Restrictions’ message. So, confirm whether your number has an active calling pack.

So, these are the prominent reasons that lead to ‘The Number You Have Dialed Has Calling Restrictions’ message. If you need more help resolving this call message, let us know in the comments below. Also, if the article helped you share it with your friends also.

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How to Log Out Of Reddit in 2020 (Mobile & Desktop) https://techviral.net/how-to-log-out-of-reddit/ https://techviral.net/how-to-log-out-of-reddit/#respond Sat, 03 Dec 2022 11:22:01 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173652 Reddit is a site that calls itself the ‘Front page of the internet’. Have you ever wondered why? It is because it’s a website that has tons of valuable resources. No matter which field you belong to, you will find something relevant and useful on Reddit. Right now, Reddit is the best niche-specific discussion board […]

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Reddit is a site that calls itself the ‘Front page of the internet’. Have you ever wondered why? It is because it’s a website that has tons of valuable resources.

No matter which field you belong to, you will find something relevant and useful on Reddit. Right now, Reddit is the best niche-specific discussion board available on the web that anyone can join and use.

You may know how the site works if you are an active Reddit user. You even get an option to browse Reddit anonymously. However, users often face the problem while using Reddit is the struggle to find the ‘Log out’ option.

Hence, this article will discuss how to log out of Reddit in easy steps. Not only that, but we will also tell you how to log back in after logging out. So, let’s get started.

How to Log Out of Reddit?

You may have multiple Reddit accounts and want to switch between them more often. Account switching is not a problem, as you get the option to add multiple accounts on Reddit.

The struggle begins when you want to log out of a Reddit account on the app or web. On other social networking sites, you get a direct option to log out, but there’s no shortcut in Reddit.

This guide may be helpful if you are struggling with logging out of your Reddit app or on your computer.

How to Logout Out of Reddit App

Whether you use the Reddit app on your Android or iPhone, follow the steps below. We have used an Android device to demonstrate the steps; you must follow the same steps on your iPhone.

1. First, open the Reddit app on your Android or iPhone.

2. When the App opens, tap on your profile picture or avatar in the top-right corner.

profile avatar

 

3. This will open the Profile menu. You need to tap on the drop-down arrow next to your Reddit username.

drop-down arrow

4. Now, on the Accounts prompt, tap on the Logout icon beside the account name.

tap on the Logout icon

5. Next, a confirmation prompt will appear. Here you need to tap on the Log out button.

Log out

That’s it! That’s how easy it is to logout of Reddit.

How to Log out of Reddit Desktop

If you are not a fan of the Reddit mobile app and use the web version instead, you need to follow these steps. Here’s how to log out of Reddit Desktop.

1. First, open your favorite web browser and visit Reddit.com.

2. Now, Reddit’s web version will load. You need to tap on the drop-down button beside your username in the top-right corner.

drop-down button

3. From the list of options that appears, scroll down and click on Log out.

Log out

That’s it! This is how you can log out of Reddit on desktop.

How to Log In to Reddit Again?

If you have no account connected to the Reddit app for Android or iOS, you will be asked to log in at the very start. However, if you have manually removed all accounts by logging out, you must follow these steps.

1. Open the Reddit app and tap on your profile avatar in the top-right corner.

profile avatar

2. From the list of options, tap on the drop-down arrow beside your username.

drop-down arrow

3. On the Accounts prompt, tap on the ‘Add Account

Add Account

That’s it! Now you can create or log in with your existing Reddit account. Usually, you only need to open the Reddit app, tap on the empty profile icon and select the ‘Sign up/Log in’ option.

On the Reddit web app, you need to open the site and tap the Log in button at the top. Next, enter your account username and password to log in to Reddit again.

Alos Read: How to Browse Reddit Anonymously

Why You Should Logout of Reddit?

When you close the browser without logging out, you allow anyone with access to your computer or smartphone, legally or not, to open your sites/apps and access your data. Evil-minded people can even install malicious extensions on your web browser and grab all data. So, sharing a computer/mobile is also not recommended.

If you often share your smartphone with others, it’s best to log out of Reddit to remain safe. If you don’t do so, anyone with access to your phone can check your Reddit app and see all the threats you have participated in.

The same goes for the web version of Reddit as well. Logging out of websites and services after using them is a good security practice that you should make a habit of. You can access the Menu on mobile apps and tap the logout button just when you finish using them.

So, this guide is about how to log out of the Reddit app and website in easy steps. If you need more help logging out of the Reddit app, let us know in the comments. Also, if the article helped you, share it with your friends.

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Apple Retitled Mixed-Reality Headset’s Operating System To ‘xrOS’ https://techviral.net/apple-retitled-headsets-os-to-xros/ https://techviral.net/apple-retitled-headsets-os-to-xros/#respond Sat, 03 Dec 2022 07:06:00 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173679 Apple might be planning to rename its upcoming Mixed-Reality headsets’ operating system as it spotted registering a new trademark which clarifies its new name. The new name of the software is ‘xrOS‘, which is going to run all the functions of Apple’s AR/VR headset. Besides, the company hasn’t registered this trademark with its own name; […]

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Apple might be planning to rename its upcoming Mixed-Reality headsets’ operating system as it spotted registering a new trademark which clarifies its new name.

The new name of the software is ‘xrOS‘, which is going to run all the functions of Apple’s AR/VR headset. Besides, the company hasn’t registered this trademark with its own name; instead, it used a shell company.

Apple’s ‘xrOS’ Trademark: All Details

Apple's 'xrOS' Trademark All Details

As earlier reports have found out, Apple registered for the name of its next year’s coming headsets, which is ‘RealityOS’ or ‘rOS’, but now Apple seems to change it with ‘xrOS’, which may suit well with its functionality.

This new name XR stands for eXtended Reality, which details its headset capability as it will be capable of both VR and AR technologies in one, according to all earlier reports.

While there are already many headsets in the market from different brands, not all are well-performing at both, as Virtual Reality is used to enter the CGI environment, and Augmented Reality is used to show CGI objects in the real world.

And as Apple is bringing it after works of years so there will be some more enhancements to compete with Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta and Google’s AR techs.

Besides, the company can still make use of ‘RealityOS’ in any other segment, and there’s surety about only one operating software for headsets.

A report from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman has noted that Apple has used a shell company called for registering these trademarks, which is named Deep Dive LLC.

In terms of confirmation, Apple usually does the same for registering any new trademark in several countries. Also, it is a new market segment for Apple, and it has entered after seven years in such a new segment.

Earlier reports have also mentioned that this operating system will also have its own App Store with apps such as Maps, Messages, and many more.

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How to Mute Someone on Snapchat in 2022 https://techviral.net/how-to-mute-someone-on-snapchat/ https://techviral.net/how-to-mute-someone-on-snapchat/#respond Fri, 02 Dec 2022 18:28:33 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173651 Snapchat is undoubtedly the best photo and video-sharing app ever introduced for Android and iOS. Recently, it introduced a subscription that unlocks more features on the app. Anyways, if you are not a Snapchat Plus user, there are still tons of features that you can utilize. If you have a very active Snapchat profile, you […]

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Snapchat is undoubtedly the best photo and video-sharing app ever introduced for Android and iOS. Recently, it introduced a subscription that unlocks more features on the app.

Anyways, if you are not a Snapchat Plus user, there are still tons of features that you can utilize. If you have a very active Snapchat profile, you may see hundreds of snaps from people every different day.

Also, not to forget Snapchat has a story feature that you can’t avoid. There may be times when you want to avoid snaps or stories from a specific user on Snapchat.

Yes, you can restrict yourself from viewing the stories you would like to avoid; if you check Snapchat Stories randomly, you may sometimes accidentally view the story you are not supposed to.

Mute Someone on Snapchat

The best way to prevent such things is by muting the person on Snapchat. It’s pretty easy to mute someone on Snapchat, and in this article, we will discuss it in detail. Let’s get started.

What Happens When You Mute Someone on Snapchat?

There’s no option to mute a Snapchat friend, but you can mute the story and the notifications for Games and Mini.

So, when you mute the notifications for Games and Mini, you won’t get notifications related to it on your Snapchat.

If you Mute someone’s story on Snapchat, you ensure that you don’t want that person’s story accidentally while watching the stories of other users.

However, muting someone on Snapchat doesn’t mean that the muted person’s story won’t appear on the Discover Tab. Muting someone means you need to manually check the story to watch it.

Also, if you mute someone on Snapchat, that person would still be able to view your profile and check your stories and other details. So, muting someone on Snapchat doesn’t serve as an alternative for blocking the person.

Difference Between Mute and Do Not Disturb on Snapchat?

Do Not Disturb is a short-lived feature, and it’s no longer available. But, when the feature was made available, it allowed users to silence notifications from a specific Snapchat friend or group.

Since Do Not Disturb is no longer available on Snapchat, users need to use the ‘Mute’ feature to eliminate all alerts from Snapchat.

The mute feature is especially helpful if you don’t want to remove someone from your friend list, nor do you want to watch their stories. When you mute someone’s story, they will be on your friend list, but the stories from that contact will be pushed to the end of the story list.

If you Mute someone on Snapchat, their stories won’t appear in the story slideshow either. So, after muting, you can only watch their stories by opening them manually.

How to Mute Someone On Snapchat?

Well, it’s easy to mute someone on Snapchat. You can do it with your Snapchat app for Android or iOS. Here we have used an Android device to demonstrate the steps; you need to follow the same steps on your iPhone. Here’s what you need to do.

1. Launch the Snapchat app on your Android or iOS device.

2. When the App opens, switch to the Chat tab on the screen’s bottom.

Chat

3. Now, on the chats, you need to long press on the person’s name you wish to mute. From the list of options that appears, tap on Story Settings.

Story Settings

4. Now, on the Story Settings, enable the toggle for ‘Mute Story’. If you don’t want to get the Story notifications, disable the toggle for ‘Story Notifications’.

Chat Settings

 

5. Again, long press on the contact name and select ‘Chat Settings‘.

Chat Settings

6. On the Chat Settings, toggle off the switch for ‘Message Notifications‘ and ‘Games and Mini Notifications

Message Notifications

That’s it! This is how you can mute someone on Snapchat app for Android or iOS.

How to Unmute Someone on Snapchat?

If, for any reason, you wish to unmute someone on Snapchat, then you need to follow these steps instead. Here’s how to unmute someone on Snapchat.

1. Open the Snapchat app on your Android or iOS device.

2. When the App opens, switch to the Chat tab at the screen’s bottom.

Chat

3. On the chats, you need to long press on the person’s name you wish to unmute. From the list of options that appears, tap on Story Settings.

Story Settings

4. Now, disable the toggle for ‘Mute Story‘ on the Story Settings. If you want to get the Story notifications, enable the toggle for ‘Story Notifications’ as well.

Mute Story

5. Again, long press on the contact name and select ‘Chat Settings‘.

Chat Settings

6. On the Chat Settings, turn on the ‘Message Notifications‘ and ‘Games and Mini Notifications

Message Notifications

That’s it! That’s how easy it is to unmute someone on Snapchat.

Also read: How to Unpin Someone on Snapchat

So, this guide is all about how to mute someone on Snapchat. The shared steps will help you mute someone’s story on Snapchat. Let us know in the comments below if you need more help with how to mute or unmute someone on Snapchat.

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What Does Sent As SMS via Server Mean on Android? https://techviral.net/sent-as-sms-via-server/ https://techviral.net/sent-as-sms-via-server/#respond Fri, 02 Dec 2022 07:07:52 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173588 If you use an Android smartphone, your phone may already have installed the Google Messages app. Google Messages is the stock messaging app for Android and is used to send and receive SMS. Regular smartphone users might need clarification if they see ‘Sent as SMS via Server’ as the message status instead of Send, Received, […]

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If you use an Android smartphone, your phone may already have installed the Google Messages app. Google Messages is the stock messaging app for Android and is used to send and receive SMS.

Regular smartphone users might need clarification if they see ‘Sent as SMS via Server’ as the message status instead of Send, Received, and Delivered. If you are reading this guide, you may have noticed an unknown ‘Sent as SMS via Server’ Status just beside the SMS you have sent.

What Does Sent As SMS via Server Mean on Android?

Have you ever wondered what Sent as SMS via Server means? If not, you have landed on the right page. In this article, we will discuss what ‘Send as SMS via Server’ means and how to prevent it from appearing. Let’s get started.

What Does Sent as SMS via Server Mean?

What Does Sent as SMS via Server Mean?

People were used to the read receipts for SMS such as ‘Read, Sent, and Delivered’. However, the appearance of ‘Sent as SMS via Server’ beside the SMS might be worrisome, especially if you haven’t changed anything on the stock messages app for Android.

To understand what ‘Sent as SMS via Server’ means, you first have to know about the RCS (Rich Communication Service) protocol that Google launched in 2020.

The RCS or Rich Communication Services is an upgrade over SMS. It’s a protocol between mobile operators and phones. Instead of relying on the cellular network, the use of RCS relies on an internet connection.

It uses your internet data to send and receive messages and provides several useful chat features. The Google Messages app for Android comes with built-in support for RCS.

So, if you see the ‘Sent as SMS Via Server’ status, the SMS has been sent over the RCS protocol. This confirms that the receiver has the RCS feature activated and received the SMS.

How to Fix ‘Sent as SMS Via Server’?

The Send as SMS via a server is not an error, nor should it bother you. It just means that the SMS has been successfully sent via RCS.

However, if you are already used to the ‘Send’, ‘Received’, and ‘Delivered’ SMS statuses, you may find ‘Sent as SMS via server’ a bit annoying.

So, there’s NO fix for ‘Sent as SMS via Server’ as long as you use the RCS features. However, if you don’t want to see the status, you need to get it removed by following the methods shared below.

1. Enable the Show When Delivered Option

If you are using Google Messages app for receiving and sending SMS, you need to enable the SMS delivery reports. Enabling the SMS delivery reports will immediately stop the ‘Sent as SMS via Server’ status message.

1. First, open the Google Messages app on your smartphone.

Google Messages

2. When the app opens, tap on the profile picture in the top-right corner.

profile picture

3. From the list of options, select ‘Message Settings’.

Message Options

4. Next, scroll down and tap on Advanced.

Advanced

5. Now, on the Advanced screen, scroll down and enable the ‘Get SMS deliver reports‘ option.

Get SMS deliver reports

 

That’s it! You can hide the ‘Sent as SMS via Server’ status on the stock SMS app.

2. Delete the Google Messages Cache

If the ‘Sent as SMS via Server’ message still appears even after enabling the SMS delivery reports, you must try erasing the app cache. Here’s what you need to do.

1. First, open the Settings app on your Android smartphone.

2. When the Settings app opens, scroll down and tap on the Apps.

Apps

3. Now, you will see a list of all apps installed on your device. Here you need to find and tap on the Messages.

Messages

4. Now, tap the Storage Usage option on the App info screen.

Storage Usage

5. On the next screen, tap on Clear Cache.

Clear Cache

That’s it! This is how you can fix the ‘Sent as SMS via Server’ message on an Android smartphone.

3. Boot your Phone into Safe Mode

If you suspect that some other apps are interfering with the functionality of your SMS, then you need to boot your phone into safe mode and check. Doing so will eliminate all pre-installed apps and keep the SMS features enabled.

After entering the Safe Mode, try sending an SMS. If the ‘Sent as SMS via Server’ message appears even in the Safe mode, it’s because of the RCS features. However, if the message doesn’t appear, you need to investigate the apps installed on your smartphone.

We have shared a detailed guide on how to enter Safe mode on an Android smartphone. You can follow that guide to know the steps.

So, this guide is all about What does send as SMS via Server Mean. We have also shared methods to resolve the message. If you need more help related to ‘Sent as SMS via Server’, let us know in the comments below.

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Windows 11’s Latest Update Causing Issue To Task Manager https://techviral.net/windows-11s-latest-update-causing-issue-to-task-manager/ https://techviral.net/windows-11s-latest-update-causing-issue-to-task-manager/#respond Fri, 02 Dec 2022 02:26:46 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173629 On Tuesday, Windows 11 got the latest update from Microsoft, which was aimed to settle some of the major issues of the 2H22 Windows 11 version, but it has introduced another certain issue in Task Manager. Microsoft is also well aware of this issue, as a lot of Windows 11 users are facing it. The […]

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On Tuesday, Windows 11 got the latest update from Microsoft, which was aimed to settle some of the major issues of the 2H22 Windows 11 version, but it has introduced another certain issue in Task Manager.

Microsoft is also well aware of this issue, as a lot of Windows 11 users are facing it. The users also do not have a choice of uninstalling the earlier update so let’s discuss what its solution is.

Microsoft Revealed to Working On Fix of Unreadable Task Manager Issue

Microsoft Revealed to Working On Fix of Unreadable Task Manager Issue

This earlier update’s driven issue is making Task Manager’s few UI components unreadable due to mismatching in colors to show it in deception as these components are displayed in the color of the background, which you can see in the above image.

However, this issue arrived after installing the KB5020044 update (build 22621.900), which was focused on a solution for a huge issue that caused the game performance in the 2H22 Windows 11 version.

And it also includes storage alerts for OneDrive members and some more advancements to Windows Spotlight, so it is not preferable to be removed.

As this issue impacted many users, so the company has already revealed that they started working on a fix for this issue, but they haven’t detailed when exactly everyone is going to get it.

But it seems that we will get this fix’s update before the next Wednesday. Also, it has given a solution for until then and why it is causing a balanced ratio, not for everyone.

Microsoft noted that this issue is only arriving for those users who have selected their Windows color mode to ‘Custom‘. If the user switches it to Light or Dark mode, it may get a fix until the actual fix doesn’t arrive.

How To Change Color Mode in Windows 11

How To Change Color Mode in Windows 11

To change the color mode, first, go to the Windows Setting and then head to Personalization from the sidebar; you will see the ‘Colors‘ option on the second, so click on it and switch it to dark or light.

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LastPass Faced Data Breach That Compromised Customer’s Data https://techviral.net/lastpass-faced-data-breach-that-compromised-customers-data/ https://techviral.net/lastpass-faced-data-breach-that-compromised-customers-data/#respond Thu, 01 Dec 2022 18:45:15 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173587 LastPass has faced another cyber security incident just two months after an earlier security incident. The company’s CEO, Karim Toubba, has noted all these details via a public report. And this report has also clarified that some of their customer’s information has also been compromised in this security breach, so let’s discuss it briefly below. […]

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LastPass has faced another cyber security incident just two months after an earlier security incident. The company’s CEO, Karim Toubba, has noted all these details via a public report.

And this report has also clarified that some of their customer’s information has also been compromised in this security breach, so let’s discuss it briefly below.

LastPass’ Latest Security Breach: All Details

LastPass' Latest Security Breach: All Details

According to the information from LastPass, the hackers have gained access to the company’s one storage server, but the clarification has already come out from the company that none of the customers’ passwords has been compromised.

Besides, this server was from a third-party cloud storage service that is being shared with LastPass and their affiliate GoTo which means it contains some data from both companies in one place.

Currently, there is no confirmation about what kind of data has been stolen by hackers, but the company’s CEO has noted that some of their customers’ information has been accessed by the threat actor.

As we all know, the company holds their customers’ passwords, so they are well aware of avoiding any risk related to it.

That’s why they store their customers’ passwords on an unknown server where only their customers can log in, so it is safely encrypted, and they called this technology LastPass’s Zero Knowledge.

As Karim noted, this security breach is connected with an earlier security breach that they suffered in August because the hacker was able to get into their server with the information that he stole in the past data breach.

To identify what kind of information has been compromised and how hackers gained access, the company has already begun a full-scale investigation of this data breach.

And this investigation will be done by a cybersecurity firm, Mandiant, which is also a subsidiary of Google. Also, the company has notified Law Enforcement about it.

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What Does WSG Mean on Snapchat, TikTok, and Messages? https://techviral.net/what-does-wsg-mean/ https://techviral.net/what-does-wsg-mean/#respond Thu, 01 Dec 2022 17:42:21 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173603 Social networking and instant messaging apps are still evolving and have changed communication. There used to be a time when we relied on GIFs and Stickers to convey our emotions. These days, people use acronyms and abbreviations. I rarely stay active on social networking sites due to my hectic schedule, but whenever I go online, […]

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Social networking and instant messaging apps are still evolving and have changed communication. There used to be a time when we relied on GIFs and Stickers to convey our emotions. These days, people use acronyms and abbreviations.

I rarely stay active on social networking sites due to my hectic schedule, but whenever I go online, I deal with certain acronyms and abbreviations that confuse me. Recently, people have started using the ‘WSG’ acronym on various social networking sites.

Not only on social networking sites, but the use of ‘WSG’ is also increasing, even on popular photo and video sharing apps such as Instagram and TikTok. If you are reading this guide, you may have stumbled across a post using ‘WSG’. You may also have seen people using ‘WSG’ in captions and hashtags on social media.

So, what does WSG mean? In this article, we have attempted to answer all questions related to the ‘WSG’ social media acronym. Let’s get started.

What Does WSG Mean?

What Does WSG Mean?

Regardless of the social networking site or instant messaging apps, if you’ve come across WSG, it simply means ‘What’s Good’. The definition has come from the Urban Dictionary, and it’s mainly used as a conversation starter.

Now, it may surprise you, but WSG or ‘What’s Good’ is seen as an alternative for ‘How are you’, ‘What’s up’, and ‘How is it going’. Although each can have a different meaning, they were mainly used to start a conversation.

If you want to use WSG, you can use it as a conversation starter or if you want to enquire about the other person. However, the phrase’s meaning can largely depend on the speaker’s tone.

What Does WSG Mean on Snapchat?

What Does WSG Mean on Snapchat?

Let’s admit it, the use of acronyms and abbreviations on Snapchat is still evolving. If you are a new user, you may find some of the most used acronyms on Snapchat difficult to comprehend.

It’s also possible that someone sending you ‘WSG’ could make you blank. If you have received a snap or message with ‘WSG‘, it means ‘What’s Good’.

The long form of ‘WSG’ stays the same on Snapchat. People mainly use WSG on Snapchat to start a conversation. It’s used as an alternative to ‘Hello, what are you doing’, ‘How are you’, and ‘What’s up’.

What Does WSG Mean on TikTok?

What Does WSG Mean on TikTok?

TikTok is a very popular short video-sharing app that went viral in no time. Even though the app is banned in many regions, its user base is still growing.

You may see people posting videos on TikTok with ‘WSG’ in captions. So, what does WSG mean on TikTok? It means ‘What’s Good’.

If you have recently joined TikTok, you may see people sharing videos with captions ‘Wsg y’all’., etc. WSG, as a caption on TikTok, is now used by many popular influencers.

What Does WSG Mean on Text Messages?

The definition of WSG on text messages may change a bit. It’s worth noting that ‘What’s Good’ is not always the meaning of WSG.

Although on social networking, it’s mainly ‘What’s Good’, in text messages, it could mean ‘Weird Stranger Girl’, ‘With Special Guest‘, ‘Wresting Sports and Games’, etc.

So, you see, the ‘What’s Good’ doesn’t always fit in the context of the conversation. So, if this doesn’t fit with the context of the conversation, this could mean that the sender is referring to a different full-from.

How to Use WSG on Snapchat, TikTok, etc.

After knowing about this acronym, we are sure you would want to use it on your Snapchat, TikTok, or other social networking platforms.

Since WSG is a conversation started, you can start a conversation with a new person. Here are some of the best uses of WSG.

  • WSG!
  • WSG with you dude?
  • WSG at the restaurant?
  • WSG at the <event name>
  • WSG at the <location name>
  • WSG on the menu today?

So, these are some of the few examples that require using WSG. You can use it differently as well.

So, this guide is all about what WSG means. We have also discussed What Does WSG mean on Snapchat, What Does WSG Mean on TikTok, etc. If you need more help understanding the meaning of WSG, let us know in the comments below.

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How to Play NES Games on MacBook (3 NES Emulators) https://techviral.net/nes-emulators-for-macos/ https://techviral.net/nes-emulators-for-macos/#respond Thu, 01 Dec 2022 14:57:21 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=49987 Let’s look at 3 NES Emulators for MacOS X to Play NES Games on MacBook that will give you an amazing experience that you will love, So follow up the below guide to proceed. With the launching of the Nintendo classic, the retro games of 90 that were popular among users for a long time, like […]

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Let’s look at 3 NES Emulators for MacOS X to Play NES Games on MacBook that will give you an amazing experience that you will love, So follow up the below guide to proceed.

With the launching of the Nintendo classic, the retro games of 90 that were popular among users for a long time, like Super Mario Bros, Konami Contra, and Track & Field, are all back. This has again motivated the users to play such classic games and enjoy them all in the new fashion. Although these games could be played on the Nintendo Classic, those who have not got their hands on it could find a way to play these. To play those games, the NES Emulators could be used.

In this article, we have written about the top 3 NES emulators for the MacOS X, which could be used to play up the NES games on the Macbook iMac. If you were also seeking the best NES emulators, then you are exactly at the right place because we have listed these best emulators only after so much testing and searching through all those available emulators. Now it’s your time to follow up by reading this article and learning about those best emulators!

Also Read: Turn An Android into a Wireless Flash Drive

Best NES Emulators for MacOS X to Play NES Games on MacBook

Below are the best emulators you can use to play your favorite games on your Macbook, so look at all these emulators to proceed.

Also Read: Change Your IP Address in Windows & MAC

1. OpenEmu

OpenEmu

This is the free emulator, which is rather easy to be installed, comes with many console emulation codes inbuilt, and also has that gamepad controller support! What else would you desire from that free emulator? It is the best emulator you could ever find for the Mac OS X, and you should probably go for it blindly.

2. Nestopia

Nestopia

The amazing and great NES Emulator for the Mac OS X just takes a bit of time to load up, but this could be due to its numerous features and functions. Through this emulation tech, you would only be able to run those NES games, and it is much more concentrated on these. Some of the other features it includes are this could be used to save the whole game progress, the game ROMs could be tweaked such as to perform non-game functions, and this also has the Zapper light gun support!

3. RockNes

NES Emulators for MacOS X to Play NES Games on Macbook iMac

High Power PC-based NES emulator could be used for the Mac OS X; hence, you could play up those childhood games. Nothing else could be described for this emulator as you could do your work of playing those small games so very quickly and therefore enjoy these up. To be true, this NES Emulator is a great way rather than of the rest of those described above, so you must try it first!

Also Read: Encrypt Your iOS and MAC Backups

After reading the above article, you have now got about the top 3 NES emulators that are available for the macOS and all you could use to play up the NES games on Macbook iMac devices. Just choose the one that you liked most and go and grab it for your Macbook iMac device and hence start to play up the NES games!

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What Does KMS Mean on Snapchat? https://techviral.net/what-does-kms-mean-on-snapchat/ https://techviral.net/what-does-kms-mean-on-snapchat/#respond Thu, 01 Dec 2022 07:19:45 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173560 Snapchat is the best photo-sharing application available for Android and iOS. The application today is used by billions of users and is very different from all other photo-sharing apps. If you are an active Snapchat user, you may also know about its messaging features. Snapchat allows you to chat will all your friends and exchange […]

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Snapchat is the best photo-sharing application available for Android and iOS. The application today is used by billions of users and is very different from all other photo-sharing apps.

If you are an active Snapchat user, you may also know about its messaging features. Snapchat allows you to chat will all your friends and exchange snaps. If you actively use the messaging features of Snapchat, you may know about the short keywords used in the app.

Occasionally, you may find your Snapchat friends using short words such as BRB, SS, SB, KMS, etc. While there are hundreds of short words that people can use on Snapchat, among those, KMS is going viral, and many people need to learn what it stands for.

What Does KMS Mean on Snapchat?

What Does KMS Mean on Snapchat?

If you are reading this guide, you may have come across a user who messaged you KMS. However, you need to know what KMS means on Snapchat and look for help.

Usually, KMS on Snapchat is mostly used by frustrated or depressed users. It’s mainly used to express depression and the cause of anxiety. Some may also use it to show anger.

The full form of KMS could be many things, but in Snapchat, it usually means ‘Kill Myself’ or ‘Kill Me Now‘. So, if you are chatting with a friend discussing a cause of anger or depression, they are probably referring to KMS as ‘Kill Me Now’ or ‘Kill Myself‘.

The full form of KMS can entirely depend on the context of the chat. This is because it has other meanings as well. For example, if you are chatting with a software developer and they send you KMS, they could mean ‘Key Management Systems’

Similarly, the meaning of KMS can be different; everything comes down to the context of the message. KMS is also used to describe software, chemical, business, and physical terms.

Different Meanings of KMS

Now that you know the actual meaning of KMS on Snapchat, you may also want to know its other meanings. While this jargon is introduced and made viral by social media users, it’s also used outside social networks. Here are the different meanings of KMS jargon.

What Does KMS Mean on Discord?

Discord is a popular social network for gamers that provides you with all sorts of communication options.

If you find someone using KMS on Discord, it could mean ‘Kill Myself’. Discord users often use the KMS jargon to display their frustration.

What Does KMS Mean on Twitch?

If you are a Twitch user and use the platform to communicate with the viewers, you may have seen KMS. Twitch has contributed a lot to the popularity of KMS.

So, what does KMS mean in Twitch Chat? Well, on a Twitch Chat, if you see someone commenting KMS, it means ‘Kill Myself’ or ‘Kill Me Now’. So, KMS is an internet shorthand for Kill Myself.

KMS Meaning in Automobile Industry

If you are chatting with someone who belongs to the Automobile industry, KMS could be used to display the ‘Kilometers‘. KMS, or kilometers, is a measurement unit used to calculate how far a person or vehicle has traveled.

KMS Meaning in Chemical Term

If you are talking to a Science student or anyone in the Chemical industry, then KMS could stand as a symbol for Potassium metabisulfite.

The most commonly used Acronyms on Snapchat

The most commonly used Acronyms on Snapchat

Just like the KMS, there is other jargon used on the app. Now that you know what KMS means on Snapchat, you would want to know about the other jargon. Here are the most commonly used Acronyms on Snapchat.

  • FYI – For Your Information
  • ICYMI – I See You Missed It
  • MK – Mm OK!
  • SCB – Snapchat Back
  • TTM – Talk to Me
  • ESB – Everyone Snap Back
  • PU – Pop Up!
  • NRS – No Replies
  • SR – Slow Replies
  • WYLL – What You Look Like
  • ISTG – I Swear to God
  • SMH – Shaking My Head or Shake My Head
  • SU – Swipe Up
  • BRB – Be Right Back
  • BTS – Be There Soon
  • FFF – Follow for Follow
  • HBD – Happy Birthday

Also read: How to Unpin Someone on Snapchat

So, this guide is all about what KMS means on Snapchat. Now only on Snapchat, we have also discussed what KMS means on Discord. If you need more help understanding the KMS acronym, let us know in the comments below. Also, if the article helped you, share it with your other Snapchat friends.

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Netflix Brings 7 New Mobile Games To Its App https://techviral.net/netflix-brings-7-new-mobile-games-to-its-app/ https://techviral.net/netflix-brings-7-new-mobile-games-to-its-app/#respond Wed, 30 Nov 2022 21:04:08 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173549 Netflix has announced to release of 7 new games to its mobile app by the end of this month. The streaming service seems to put more effort into keeping subscribers entertained on the app. Also, the company has recently adopted a new studio for making new games for the platform, and some of the games […]

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Netflix has announced to release of 7 new games to its mobile app by the end of this month. The streaming service seems to put more effort into keeping subscribers entertained on the app.

Also, the company has recently adopted a new studio for making new games for the platform, and some of the games are in the conclusion to arrive, but this mode of content is currently only limited to mobile users.

Netflix Expanding Mobile Game List With New Games

Netflix Expanding Mobile Game List With New Games

These games are only for their plan subscribers, who can play these games without seeing any ads directly in Netflix’s Android and iOS app.

Netflix has brought some of these games from different studios from whom they have already brought several games in the past so let’s begin the list.

1) Skies of Chaos

This is a 2D arcade-style, tap-to-shoot game with planes in the sky like classic flying games.

2) Flutter Butterflies

This game is about butterfly species that you have to discover, and there are around 400 species whose knowledge you can gain by exploring them.

3) Stranger Things: Puzzle Tales

It’s a puzzle game like Candy Crush, but it becomes more interesting as you have to use characters from Netflix’s Stranger Things. These characters are collectible, so you have to earn them by topping up the score.

This game also includes the page type of stories from the original series, and you can defeat the Demogorgon by solving the puzzle.

4) Country Friends

This is a 2D world exploration and simulation game where you can raise farms and houses, and you will get rewards to earn items for the process.

5) Cats & Soup

Neowiz has developed this game, and it is about making soup with the help of cats and getting rewards for leveling up.

6) Reigns: Three Kingdoms

This is a story game that has been developed by Devolver Digital studios, who have already made many games for Netflix.

This game doesn’t include such immersive graphics, but it is thrilling as there are multiple events that you have to explore by doing research in every event, and with your progress, you will get more characters and secrets unlocked for continuing the story.

And in the mainline, you also have to battle with other Kingdoms’ legends with power and hp like a card game strategy.

7) Hello Kitty Happiness Parade

This game is about running, music, and collecting coins with popular characters of popular Hello Kitty. We all know how popular the Hello Kitty franchise is and has a lot of games.

Besides, well-known Rogue Games has made this game for Netflix’s platform, and this would also get a worldwide leaderboard for the scores.

As usual, Netflix has only released games related to the arcade, adventure, and puzzle categories, but its subscriber is demanding more fps and 3D games instead of these games.

And Netflix is already rumored to be working on several games on consumer demand, as they have their own developer now in the studio. Earlier, Netflix also appeared to be interested in Cloud Gaming.

Besides, it is worth discussing that Netflix might also be planning a TPP (3rd person perspective) role-playing game for the PC, but currently, it is rumored to be in the early development phase.

But Netflix hasn’t revealed anything yet about it, so it is currently in perhaps condition, and the information came out from the company’s job listing where it mentioned the game as an “AAA PC game”.

For the next month, it is expected to release more than 12 games, which could include the FPS shooting game, according to rumors, and it may have more games based on its original shows.

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How to Unpin Someone on Snapchat in 2022 https://techviral.net/unpin-someone-on-snapchat/ https://techviral.net/unpin-someone-on-snapchat/#respond Wed, 30 Nov 2022 17:57:42 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173550 Most instant messaging apps you use today have the feature to pin chats to the top. You will find this feature on the most popular instant messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, etc. A similar feature is also found on the popular image-sharing app Snapchat. Snapchat has never known for its instant messaging feature, […]

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Most instant messaging apps you use today have the feature to pin chats to the top. You will find this feature on the most popular instant messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, etc.

A similar feature is also found on the popular image-sharing app Snapchat. Snapchat has never known for its instant messaging feature, but you still get one on the app. The Snapchat app for Android and iOS allows you to communicate with your friends via chat.

Not only that, but you even have the option to share your live location with friends on Snapchat. So, Snapchat is still keeping up with all features that user needs to communicate with their friends.

Steps to Unpin Someone on Snapchat

In this article, we will talk about the pin feature of Snapchat. If you are using Snapchat, you may already know how to Pin chats in Snapchat; hence we will discuss how to unpin someone on Snapchat.

How to Unpin Someone on Snapchat?

It’s easy to unpin someone on Snapchat, and you don’t need to install any additional apps. You can unpin any wrong conversation by following the steps we have shared below.

1. First, open the Snapchat application on your Android or iOS.

2. When the app opens, switch to the Chats option at the bottom of the screen.

Chats

3. Now tap and hold the conversation which you want to unpin and select ‘Chat Settings‘.

Chat Settings

 

4. From the list of options that appears next, select ‘Unpin Conversation’

Unpin Conversation

That’s it! That’s how easy it is to unpin someone on the Snapchat application. The steps shared above work with both Snapchat for Android and iOS.

How to Pin a New Conversation on Snapchat?

Well, the conversation pinning feature is present on the latest version of Snapchat. If you don’t know how to pin a new conversation on Snapchat, here are the steps you need to follow.

1. First, open the Snapchat application on your Android or iOS.

2. When the app opens on your smartphone, switch to the Chats tab.

Chats

3. Now, long press on the chat that you want to Pin and select ‘Chat Settings‘.

Chat Settings

4. On the Chat Settings prompt, select ‘Pin Conversation

Pin Conversation

That’s it! This is how you can Pin a new conversation on Snapchat app for Android or iOS.

How to Pin Conversation as #1 BFF

Well, if you are using Snapchat Plus, you can pin your friend’s conversation as #BFF (Best Friends Forever). This is one of the exciting addition to Snapchat, but it’s only available with the Snapchat Plus subscription.

1. Open the Snapchat app and switch to the Chats tab.

Chats

2. Now, press on the conversation you want to pin as your No. 1 BFF.

3. From the list of options, select the ‘Pin… as your No. 1 BFF’ option.

'Pin... as your No. 1 BFF'

That’s it! This is how you can Pin your best buddy on Snapchat as #1BFF.

FAQs


How to Know If the Chat is Pinned?

Well, when you Pin a conversation on Snapchat, a little Pin icon will appear next to the conversation.

So, if you see a little pin icon beside the person’s name on the chat panel, it means the conversation has been pinned.


How Many Conversations can Pin on Snapchat?

The ability to Pin conversation is still new on Snapchat. As of now, the app allows you to Pin only three conversations.

If you want to Pin more conversations, you must unpin the existing ones. However, Snapchat may raise the limits in future updates.


How long does a Conversation stay pinned on Snapchat?

The good thing about the new conversation pinning feature is that it has no time limits. This means the pinned conversation will appear on the top permanently until you unpin them manually.


Will Snapchat Notify you if you unpin anyone?

This is one of the most important questions you should ask yourself before unpinning anyone. Snapchat doesn’t notify the other person regardless of whether you pin or unpin.

So, No. Snapchat won’t notify the other person if you unpin them. The feature is designed to quickly open chats that matter to you.


Also read: How to Hide Snapscore on Snapchat

So, this guide is all about how to unpin someone on Snapchat. We have tried to answer all your questions about unpinning someone on Snapchat. If you still need more help, let us know in the comments below.

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Google Pixel 7a’s Leaked Render Unveiled Its First Look https://techviral.net/google-pixel-7as-leaked-render-unveiled-its-first-look/ https://techviral.net/google-pixel-7as-leaked-render-unveiled-its-first-look/#respond Wed, 30 Nov 2022 14:36:38 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173545 Google Pixel 7a is still distant from its launch, but its new leaks have clarified exactly what it would look like and whether it will have design changes compared to the Pixel 6a. In terms of leaks, we got new high-quality renders of this smartphone with some of the details regarding its dimensions from a […]

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Google Pixel 7a is still distant from its launch, but its new leaks have clarified exactly what it would look like and whether it will have design changes compared to the Pixel 6a.

In terms of leaks, we got new high-quality renders of this smartphone with some of the details regarding its dimensions from a trustworthy source.

All Details About Google Pixel 7a

All Details About Google Pixel 7a

These high-quality renders are revealed by the well popular leaker, On Leaks, who have such a great description score of providing accurate leaks that can be found as valid in the future.

According to the renders, the Google Pixel 7a’s design will be the same as the first model of this lineup, which usually appears with an A-series smartphone from Google.

It has the same camera bump of shiny metal as the Google Pixel 7, with two cameras setup which could retain Sony’s IMX787 and IMX712 sensors, according to a leak.

Besides, the render only shows a single color option for the smartphone, but it is expected to arrive in two more color options which could be Lime, Grey, or Black.

I only found one difference between it and Pixel 7, which is the bezels. As you can see in the above image, the bezel from the bottom is broader, which means making it more affordable than the Pixel 7.

However, there will be more differences in terms of its specification, which are currently unspecified, and this smartphone will also have some additional features too, such as having a better refresh rate than before.

Availability

Google Pixel 7a’s launch is highly expected to take place in Q2 2023 based on previous launches of this series of smartphones which Google made possible in its well-known event, Google I/O.

This means 6 months countdown is in the way of its launch as Google I/O 2023 intends to take place in early May.

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How to Fix the “SIM Not Provisioned MM 2” Error (8 Methods) https://techviral.net/sim-not-provisioned-mm-2/ https://techviral.net/sim-not-provisioned-mm-2/#respond Wed, 30 Nov 2022 06:03:04 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173484 Just bought a new smartphone? But, unable to make calls or use the internet due to an unknown SIM card error? If this happens to you, you have landed on the right page. While using a new SIM on your smartphone, you may get an error that reads ‘SIM not provisioned MM2’ error. If you […]

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Just bought a new smartphone? But, unable to make calls or use the internet due to an unknown SIM card error? If this happens to you, you have landed on the right page.

While using a new SIM on your smartphone, you may get an error that reads ‘SIM not provisioned MM2’ error. If you are getting the same error, let me tell you that it could be easily fixed.

However, before going through the fixes for the ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ error, first, know what the error means and the actual problem.

What Does ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ Mean?

Well, the ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ is a common error, especially amongst those who buy a new smartphone or a SIM card.

When you insert a SIM card into your phone, the SIM enables your phone to be identified as yours on the mobile network. Only after the identification you can make & receive calls, send SMS, and connect to the mobile internet.

However, if you are getting a ‘SIM Not Provisioned’ error message after inserting your new SIM card on your smartphone, it means the SIM can’t share information between your smartphone and your cellular network provider.

Why does the ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ error appear?

Well, there is not one by multiple reasons that trigger the ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ error message. Below, we have shared some common reasons that lead to SIM Not Provisioned error messages.

  • You have just purchased a new SIM card.
  • While transferring your contacts into the new SIM.
  • Your telecom operator’s servers are unavailable.
  • Your new SIM card still needs to be fully activated.
  • SIM Card needs to be properly connected.

These are some prominent reasons that lead to the ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ error message on a new smartphone.

How to fix the ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ error message?

1. Restart Your Smartphone

Restart Your Smartphone

Even if your phone has installed all necessary APN settings for your new SIM card, you still need to restart to activate those settings.

After inserting a new SIM card, make sure to install all settings that were sent to your phone via flash messages. Once done, restart your smartphone.

After the restart, try to make a call or connect to the internet; you won’t see the ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ error anymore.

2. Toggle On/Off Airplane Mode

Toggle On/Off Airplane Mode

Enabling Airplane mode disables all cellular network connections. This means you won’t be able to use the internet, make & receive calls, send/receive SMS, etc.

You can try enabling and disabling the Airplane mode to resolve the ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ error message. Doing so will re-establish a fresh connection and rule out any network error that might trigger the SIM not Provisioned error.

To enable Airplane mode, you need to pull down the Notification shutter and tap on the ‘Airplane mode’ or ‘Flight Mode’. Once enabled, wait for a few seconds and disable Airplane Mode.

3. Update the Carrier Services

If you are using an Android smartphone, your phone has the Carrier Services app that connects your phone and mobile networks.

An outdated Carrier services app sometimes leads to the ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ error. Also, if you are getting the SIM Not Provisioned error without swapping your SIM, chances are there’s a problem with the Carrier Services. Hence, you need to update the Google App.

1. Open the Google Play Store and tap on your profile picture.

profile picture

2. From the list of options that appears, select ‘Manage apps and devces’

Manage apps and devces

3. Now select the Updates Available section.

Updates Available

4. Now, find the Carrier Services app and install the update.

Carrier Services

That’s it! This is how you can update the Carrier Services app on your Android. If no update is available, your SIM has some other problems.

4. Make sure your SIM Card is Activated

In many countries, SIM cards need less than 24 hours for activation. However, in some regions, it may take a few days.

So, if you have just purchased a new SIM card and inserted it into your phone, you need to wait until your SIM gets fully activated.

Until and unless the telecom operator activates your SIM card, you will get a ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ error while making calls or sending SMS. You can contact your Carrier or Network Provider from any other number to enquire about the activation status.

5. Make sure the SIM card is properly inserted

Make sure the SIM card is properly inserted

If your SIM card is activated and ready to make calls, you still get the ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ error message; then you need to check if the SIM is correctly seated on your Phone.

You must check for physical damage even if your SIM card is correctly seated. The problem may reside even on your SIM Card Slot.

You can switch off your smartphone and eject the SIM card. After ejecting it, insert it again and turn on your smartphone. After the restart, wait for the cellular network to appear and then try to make calls.

6. Insert SIM Card in a different slot

Insert SIM Card in a different slot

If you have a dual SIM smartphone, you can insert your new SIM card in a different slot. If the other slot is already occupied, then swap the SIM cards.

Trying another slot will help you rule out problems related to the SIM card slot on your smartphone. If the SIM Card slot has the problem, you will get the same ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ or any other network error even on your active SIM card.

7. Contact or Reach out to your Network Provider

‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ is usually an error that has to do with the SIM Card. In rare cases, it has to do with your smartphone.

So, if you have tried your best to fix the problem, but nothing worked for you, then it’s time to contact or reach your Network Provider.

You can take your SIM card to your Network provider or contact them with any other number and explain the problem. Tell them the things you have tried to resolve the ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ error.

They will help you to resolve the issue. If it’s a network-related problem, it will be fixed within a few days.

8. Get a new SIM Card

If your Network provider fails to resolve the issue or the error message frequently appears on your phone, it’s time to get a new SIM Card.

You can get a new SIM Card for your old phone number through MNP. However, this is the least recommended method, and you should request a new SIM card if the problem still needs to be fixed, even after raising a complaint to your Network Provider.

Also Read: How To Fix ‘SIM not provisioned MM2’ Error Message

We have shared all possible ways to resolve the SIM Not Provisioned error message. So, these are some simple steps to fix the ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ error message on a smartphone. If you need more help resolving the ‘SIM Not Provisioned MM2’ error, let us know in the comments below.

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WhatsApp’s New Feature Will Let You Chat With ‘Yourself’ https://techviral.net/whatsapps-new-feature-will-let-you-chat-with-yourself/ https://techviral.net/whatsapps-new-feature-will-let-you-chat-with-yourself/#respond Tue, 29 Nov 2022 22:22:43 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173528 WhatsApp has rolled out a new feature, ‘Message Yourself,’ for everyone with a stable update, and with this feature, users can message themself on the same account. While the company made this announcement official on Monday, though it will be rolled out gradually, so there are still many users who don’t get it, so here’s […]

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WhatsApp has rolled out a new feature, ‘Message Yourself,’ for everyone with a stable update, and with this feature, users can message themself on the same account.

While the company made this announcement official on Monday, though it will be rolled out gradually, so there are still many users who don’t get it, so here’s how you can get it.

WhatsApp’s Message Yourself Feature: All Details

WhatsApp's Message Yourself All Details

WhatsApp has been testing this Message Yourself feature for the past 4 months, and in October, the company released this feature in the Android 2.22.24.2 beta version for testing and feedback.

And now, it is available for all users of its Android and iOS app. This feature can be compared with Telegram’s ‘Saved Messages’, which is being used for the same type of work but less than WhatsApp’s.

As you can send important notes, web links, documents, and voice notes to yourself with this feature so that they can stay in the chat history.

Also, it can be used as a tool for positivity by doing self-talk or sending some gratitude to yourself in the moderation chat method.

To use this feature, go to New Chat, which presents at the bottom right of the main screen, and then find yourself with the tag of ‘You’ and start chatting.

If you still aren’t able to find this feature in your app, so you’re not the only, even; many other users didn’t get it because whenever Meta’s WhatsApp app gets a new feature, so it is distributed slowly to all users.

And here are some simple ways you can get this feature, but there’s no surety if you don’t get it, so you have to wait for it.

  • iOS users: Check the app’s update on App Store by searching for it.
  • Uninstall it and try to install it from Play Store’s web version or from a different secure app store.
  • Download the latest version of the app from the official site with this link and install it.

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iPhone 15’s Image Sensor Would Get Major Upgrades From Sony https://techviral.net/iphone-15s-image-sensor-major-upgrades-from-sony/ https://techviral.net/iphone-15s-image-sensor-major-upgrades-from-sony/#respond Tue, 29 Nov 2022 17:49:57 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173483 Apple seems to bring numerous upgrades to the iPhone 15 series all models, and the latest report from a reliable source suggests some massive advancements to the image sensor. According to a report from Nikkei, Next iPhone from Apple is going to retain the newest image sensors from Sony, which is called “state of the art”. […]

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Apple seems to bring numerous upgrades to the iPhone 15 series all models, and the latest report from a reliable source suggests some massive advancements to the image sensor.

According to a report from Nikkei, Next iPhone from Apple is going to retain the newest image sensors from Sony, which is called “state of the art”.

Apple Might Improve Low-Light Camera Grade With Sony’s Image Sensor

iPhone 15's Image Sensor Would Get Major Upgrades From Sony

As the information has arrived from a well-known source, who has already made such accurate claims in the past, and now, it seems this key feature’s detail is also valid, so let’s discuss it.

Sony Group is already supplying the camera lens and image sensors to Apple for the iPhones, and now it is going to provide its most delinquent ‘state-of-the-art’ image sensor.

And this new image sensor is aimed to enhance the quality of captured images by improving the performance of low light in the images.

This Sony image sensor will make the saturation activity double in each pixel of the image by which it will be able to capture more light, and then it can cut down the underexposure and overexposure so that main objects will get more highlighting in the image.

For example, if we capture an image where backlighting is masking the main object or person, but with this new sensor, the image in a situation like this will get major improvement.

Currently, it is hard to mention all the shifts as there is no special report regarding its complete process and advancements, but all the exact measures will arrive after some time as the company is also going to supply the sensor to more brands.

Also, it is unclarified whether Apple will introduce this feature only with the Pro models or all models will retain it. In my opinion, this feature will arrive for all models as it is a major upgrade in rear cameras.

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How to Fix ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ Error in Windows https://techviral.net/fix-spotify-cant-play-this-right-now-error/ https://techviral.net/fix-spotify-cant-play-this-right-now-error/#respond Tue, 29 Nov 2022 17:38:04 +0000 https://techviral.net/?p=173496 Today, you have hundreds of music streaming services, such as Spotify, Amazon Music, Deezer, YouTube Music, SoundCloud, etc. Out of all, it was Spotify that is most popular and used by billions of users. Apart from Android and iOS, Spotify also has apps for Windows operating system. However, compared to the Android & iOS versions […]

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Today, you have hundreds of music streaming services, such as Spotify, Amazon Music, Deezer, YouTube Music, SoundCloud, etc. Out of all, it was Spotify that is most popular and used by billions of users.

Apart from Android and iOS, Spotify also has apps for Windows operating system. However, compared to the Android & iOS versions of Spotify, the Windows version is less optimized and has few bugs.

You may often encounter errors when relying on the Spotify desktop app for music streaming. Recently, the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message has been troubling PC users. So, if you have also encountered the same error message, continue reading the guide.

Why does the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error appears?

The reason for the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message on Windows still needs to be discovered. However, it should be related to unstable internet connectivity, outdated cache files, corrupted Spotify app data, etc.

Since the actual reason for the error message is yet to discover, we need to rely on some general workaround to resolve the error message. The error message itself doesn’t state any reason.

Best Ways to fix the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message?

It’s difficult to fix the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message on Windows 10/11 because you need to follow a different method. You need to follow these methods until the problem gets resolved.

1. Restart the Spotify Desktop Application

After spotting the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message, you should first reopen the app.

Close the Spotify desktop app and open it again. Reopening the Spotify desktop application will refresh the server connection and fix the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message.

2. Check Your Internet

Check Your Internet Connection

If your internet is not working, no matter how hard you try, you won’t be able to play songs on Spotify. ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ usually appears when the desktop application fails to exchange data with its server.

When the desktop application fails to exchange the data, users see the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message.

So, before following any other methods, check if your internet connection is working and stable. If your internet is working and you still get the error, follow the next methods.

3. Check If Spotify is Down

Check if Spotify is Down

If the internet is working and you have reopened the Spotify desktop app, you still get the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message; then you need to check if Spotify is down.

Spotify will only work if the servers are up & active. When Spotify’s servers are down, the desktop application may show you several errors, including the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’.

To confirm Spotify is not facing any server outage, you need to check Spotify’s Status page at downdetector. If the servers are down, you should wait for a few minutes or hours.

4. Disable Hardware Acceleration

The Hardware Acceleration feature is present on the desktop version of Spotify. If the feature is enabled, the work is offloaded to the dedicated GPU, leaving the CPU free to do other tasks.

Hardware acceleration improves Spotify’s visual performance but can sometimes trigger errors. So, you need to try disabling the Hardware Acceleration to fix ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’.

1. Open the Spotify desktop app and click on the three dots.

three dots

2. From the list of options that appears, select Edit > Preferences.

Edit > Preferences

3. Now, click on the Show Advanced Settings option on the Settings page.

4. Now, under the Compatibility, disable the toggle for ‘Enable Hardware Acceleration

Enable Hardware Acceleration

That’s it! This will disable Hardware Acceleration on your Spotify desktop app for Windows.

5. Change the Audio Streaming Quality

If you used to be a Spotify premium user but recently canceled your subscription, your Spotify desktop app may continue playing music in high quality.

This can trigger the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message. So, if you have switched to the free plan of Spotify, you need to change the audio streaming quality as well.

1. Launch the Spotify app on your desktop and click on your profile picture at the top-right corner.

profile picture

2. From the list of options that appears, click on Settings.

Settings

 

3. On Settings, scroll down to the Audio quality. Next, select ‘Automatic‘ on Audio Quality and save the changes.

Automatic

That’s it! This is how you can change the audio streaming quality on Spotify to resolve the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message.

6. Set Crossfade Value to 0

If you still get the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message even after following all methods, you need to set the crossfading value to 0. Crossfading feature allows smooth transitions between songs in a playlist, but sometimes it can cause issues with playback songs. Here’s how you can set the crossfade value to 0.

1. First, open the Spotify application on your desktop computer. Once done, click on your username.

profile picture

2. From the list of options that appears, select Settings.

Settings

3. On the Settings screen, scroll down to Playback. Now either disable the Crossfade Songs or set its value to 0.

set its value to 0

That’s it! This is how you can set the crossfade song value to 0 on the Spotify desktop application.

7. Change the Default Format Setting for Your Speakers

Changing the output format for speakers has already helped many users resolve the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message. Hence, in this method, you need to change the default format settings for your PC’s speaker.

1. First, click on the Windows Start button and select Settings.

Settings

2. On Settings, switch to the System and select Sounds.

Sounds

3. You must click on your connected speaker and reach the Format settings.

format settings

4. Click the Format drop-down and select a lower or higher HZ audio format.

select a lower or higher HZ audio format

That’s it! You need to try different formats until you find the one that resolves the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message.

8. Clear Spotify Desktop App Cache

If none of the methods worked, you must try clearing the Spotify desktop app cache file. To clear the Spotify desktop app cache, follow some of the simple steps we have shared below.

1. Open the Spotify app on your desktop and click on your profile picture.

profile picture

2. From the list of options that appears, select Settings.

Settings

3. On Settings, scroll down to the Storage section. Next, click on Clear Cache.

Clear Cache

That’s it! Once done, reopen your Spotify desktop app to fix the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message.

9. Reinstall the Spotify Desktop App

If you have come so far, none of the methods have worked. In such a case, the only remaining option you have is reinstalling the Spotify app for the desktop.

You can try uninstalling the Spotify app on your Windows and installing it again. However, before you uninstall, make sure to back up your playlists. This will also delete your computer’s user-made settings, cache, and data files.

So, these are some of the best ways to resolve the ‘Spotify can’t play this right now’ error message. If you need more help fixing the Spotify error message, let us know in the comments below. Also, if the article helped you, make sure to share it with your friends as well.

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