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10 Best Apps Like HappyMod to Mod Games on Android and iPhone

For years, HappyMod was the go-to for hacking favorite games. But with it discontinued, many are left wondering what the best apps like HappyMod are now.  Luckily, there are plenty of safe, user-friendly options that can help customize your mobile games. Top picks include GameGuardian, SB Game Hacker, GameCIH, Game Killer, and much more. Whether you want to speed up resource collection, unlock all items, get unlimited lives, or just have some silly fun manipulating game elements, these apps have ...

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What is Mobile Services Manager on an Android phone?

Android devices come with many pre-installed features, which most users are completely unaware of. One of these features is the Mobile Services Manager. This feature carries out functions such as installing and updating apps, accessing private information, controlling settings, and many other things that users do not know are being done in the background. Due to its features and functions, Mobile Services Manager takes up device storage space. It also has the potential to slow down your device, affect its ...

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Fix: New notification content hidden on Android

If you have a Samsung phone, you may have noticed that anytime you receive a notification, whether SMS or email, the display on your screen says Content Hidden. That is because the content gets hidden when you have locked your screen. Thus, the only way of viewing the content is to unlock your phone. Generally, the notifications feature lets you preview your new message or alerts when you have locked your screen, allowing you to read them without unlocking your ...

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What is com.android.vending? Should you get rid of it?

The Android phone has many files that help it run properly. One of the files is com.android.vending, which you may see when installing an application or using the Google Play Store. For example, when data related to the Play Store gets uninstalled on a non-rooted device, the error displays a message – The application (process com.android.vending) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again. So, what is com.android.vending, and should you get rid of it? You shouldn’t uninstall com.android.vending since it is the ...

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Fix “This app may not be optimized for your device” on Android

There is a blurred line between Android tablets and phones. While there are a few Android tablet-optimized apps compared to the Apple ecosystem, most phone apps run smoothly on tablets. In some instances, however, you may get “this app may not be optimized for your device” errors when installing or when updating an app. What does ‘apps not optimized’ mean? App optimization defines how an app fits into a gadget screen and more importantly, how it launches smoothly on different ...

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Phone stuck on “downloading do not turn off target” – The fix!

The Android ecosystem is smooth and user-friendly. However, if you are on an older Android version, your phone or tablet may be slow in downloading some OS files. It will, therefore, display a message “phone stuck on downloading do not turn off target.” Fortunately, you do not need to ship your phone to a certified technician (unless in extreme cases) to solve this issue. Why does your phone say downloading do not turn off target? Some of the probable causes ...

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Fix ‘error checking for updates’ on Google Play Store

When you are trying to update your apps, you might get the “Error Checking for Updates” message on Google Play. This error mostly occurs when you try to update multiple apps at once. While you can still update one app at a time, it becomes rather inconveniencing. Fortunately, there are several fixes to help resolve the issue. Let’s have a look at the reasons behind the error as well as solutions for fixing it. Why Google Play is not updating ...

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Fix “Unfortunately messaging has stopped” on Android

The messaging app is one of the most-used apps on the Android ecosystem. It has some of the best features, such as the dark mode. However, you may have encountered the annoying ‘unfortunately messaging has stopped’ notification followed by the app crashing. There are reasons why the messaging app keeps crashing. Fortunately, there are ways to fix this problem, regardless of your Android version. Reasons why the messaging app keeps stopping on Android Some of the reasons why message apps ...