Archive for March, 2017

Change Sync Frequency of Email Checking in Windows 10 Mail App

March 10th, 2017 by Admin

How often does Windows 10 Mail app check for new messages? By default, the Mail app in Windows 10 will check new mails based on your usage. But this will cause a delay if you don’t use the Mail app on a regular basis. In order to make email syncing more frequently, you have to change the sync frequency settings in Windows 10 Mail app.

How to Change Sync Frequency of Email Checking in Windows 10 Mail App?

  1. Open the Mail app in Windows 10.
  2. From the left-hand pane of the Mail app, right-click on the email account you want to change the sync settings for, and then select Account settings.


  3. In the new window that opens, click the Change mailbox sync settings option.


  4. Click the drop-down list for Download new content, and select how often you want the Mail app to check for new messages. If this is a busy and important account, you might choose “as items arrive” which means the Mail app will be constantly checking new messages.


  5. Click Done to save your changes.

Replay Windows 10 Picture Password If You Forgot Gestures

March 8th, 2017 by Admin

What to do if you forgot Windows 10 picture password? Picture password is a more convenient way for tablet users to log into Windows 10. It lets you choose a picture and draw three gestures to create a password to unlock your computer. If you forgot your gestures, you can replay the picture password that you have set for your Windows 10 account.

How to Replay Windows 10 Picture Password If You Forgot Gestures?

  1. Press the Windows logo key + I simultaneously to open the Settings app. Go to Accounts -> Sign-in options, next click the Change button under Picture password on the right side.


  2. Enter your account password to verify that you’re the account owner, and click OK.


  3. Click the Replay button on the left side.


  4. Click on the image on the right side to replay the gestures. Each clicking will show you the actions in sequence that you took on that image during picture password set up.


  5. Once you’ve remembered the gestures, click the Cancel button on the left and close the Settings app. That’s it!

How to Hide or Remove Drive Letter in Windows 10 / 8 / 7

March 5th, 2017 by Admin

How to delete a drive letter for a device that is no longer connected? Look for a way to hide all drive letters in Windows Explorer? This tutorial shows you how to hide or remove drive letters in Windows 10, 8 and 7.

Part 1: Hide Drive Letters

  1. Open File Explorer, click the View tab from the ribbon toolbar and then click Options.


  2. In the Folder Options window, select the View tab. Under the Advanced settings, uncheck the “Show drive letters” option and click OK.


  3. You’ll find the drive letters of all your partitions are disappeared.


    If you want to restore the drive letters, just repeat the above steps and check the “Show drive letters” option.

Part 2: Remove Drive Letter for Windows Partition

This method allows you to remove / delete drive letter that was assigned to your partition. The partition will be invisible to all your Windows accounts and will continue to exist with its content intact.

  1. First, you need to open the Disk Management tool. In Windows 10/8, just press Windows key + X and select Disk Management. If you’re using Windows 7, right-click My Computer icon on your desktop and select Manage, you can then find Disk Management in the left pane.
  2. Right-click the partition you want to remove drive letter, then select Change Drive Letter and Paths.


  3. In the resulting dialog box, click Remove.


  4. You are asked to confirm the removal of the drive letter. Click Yes.


  5. The partition is now hidden and it is no longer accessible from the operating system you are currently using. If you assign a drive letter to that partition later, the partition will be visible again and all your files remain intact.