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How to update your Roku device and all its channels

There are a few ways to install updates on a Roku.Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Your Roku automatically checks for updates every day, but you can update it manually in the Settings menu. You can also update your Roku's channels by pressing the star button on the remote. The newest major Roku update, OS 10.5, includes new voice control features. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Roku devices are designed to stay connected to the internet 24/7. Because of this, ...
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How to find your Apple Music Replay, a list of your favorite songs of the year so far that updates each week

Apple Music Replay is a year-in-review for your music.Nikkimeel/Shutterstock Apple Music Replay gives you a playlist with the 100 songs you listened to most so far this year. Unlike Spotify Wrapped, Apple Music Replay updates every week to track your listening habits as the year goes on. You can only access Apple Music Replay in a web browser, but you can save the playlist to listen to in the app. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Every year, Spotify users go wild f...
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How to bypass the Activation Lock on an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple Watch

Bypassing the Activation Lock on your Apple device is simple — if you have the password.Kwanchai Lerttanapunyaporn/EyeEm/Getty Images Activation Lock is a feature on Apple devices that's meant to prevent theft. To disable the Activation Lock on your device, you need to log into the device's Apple ID account. If you don't have access to the Apple ID account, you'll need to ask Apple for help. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Activation Lock is a feat...
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How to see all your YouTube subscribers on a computer or phone

It only takes a few clicks to find your YouTube subscribers.Morsa Images/Getty Images You can see how many YouTube subscribers you have using the website or mobile app. If you want a list of your YouTube subscribers, including their usernames, you'll have to go on the website. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. With over 500 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute, it's hard to stand out from the crowd. So if you do start to attract some subscribers, ...
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How to find your Spotify Wrapped and see all the music you loved this year

Spotify Wrapped is a great way to track your musical tastes.Spotify Spotify Wrapped — the feature that shows your favorite songs, artists, and genres of the year — is back. Your Spotify Wrapped gets updated every December and comes with a playlist of your 100 "top songs" of the year. You can find your Spotify Wrapped story and playlists both in the mobile app and on the Spotify website. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories.  In 2021, it's never been easier to find a...
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How to stream lossless audio from Apple Music and get the highest quality music possible

Apple Music's lossless audio is made for music lovers.Thiago Prudencio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Apple Music offers lossless audio, which is the highest quality music you can get from streaming apps. Lossless audio takes more space and internet bandwidth to download than standard music. You can get lossless audio in every version of the Apple Music app for no extra cost. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Music streaming apps like Spotify and Apple...
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How to check your Spotify stats in 6 different ways and see which songs, artists, and genres you listen to the most

Apart from Spotify Wrapped, you can track your Spotify stats through numerous third-party sites.Mr.Whiskey/Shutterstock There are a variety of websites that can give you stats about your Spotify account. "Stats for Spotify" will tell you your favorite tracks and artists and then generate playlists with them. Other sites, like "Zodiac Affinity" and "How Bad is Your Spotify," take a more comedic approach to analyzing your stats. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Spoti...
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You can get iMessage on an Android, but you'll need a Mac computer — here's how it works

You don't need an iPhone to send iMessages.Mr. Mikla/Shutterstock To use iMessage on an Android, you'll need to download the AirMessage app and link it to your Mac. When you send a message from your Android, AirMessage will run it through the Mac first. iMessages are just like regular texts, but they get sent over the internet and have a distinctive blue color. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. It sounds silly to some, but "blue bubble" envy is real. There a...
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Hinge is free, but you can pay for extra features — here's what the dating app offers

A Hinge Preferred Membership isn't free, but can enhance your dating app experience.Dennizn/Shutterstock Hinge is free to download and use, but you can pay money for extra features. Hinge's "Preferred Membership" gives you unlimited likes, extra filters, and more for $30 per month. You can also buy Roses and Boosts, which prioritize your profile for other users. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Like most dating apps, you can use Hinge forever without paying...
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How to download every League of Legends game, including Teamfight Tactics and Wild Rift

You can download a League of Legends game on almost any device.Riot Games You can download League of Legends or any of its spinoffs from the League website or your device's App Store. The original League of Legends only runs on Mac and PC, but Teamfight Tactics, Wild Rift, and Legends of Runeterra can be played on your phone. Every major League of Legends game is free to download and play. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Over the past decade, Riot Games' L...
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How to sign into Google Drive on a computer or phone, and what to do if you can't remember your login information

The sign-in process for Google Drive is simple on any device.Nopparat Khokthong / Shutterstock.com You can sign into Google Drive using the same username and password as your Gmail account. Signing into Google Drive on the website or mobile app gives you access to all your saved files and photos. If you can't remember your account information, you can use the "Forgot email?" or "Forgot password?" options to recover your account. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories....
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How to check your Google Maps timeline and see every place you've traveled

Google Maps can keep a timeline of all your travels.Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Your Google Maps timeline shows all the countries, cities, and attractions you've visited. You can see your timeline in the Google Maps mobile app and on the website. You'll need to make sure you have Location History enabled on your Google account for the timeline to work. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Nearly every major app tracks your location in some way. ...
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How to connect a PS4 controller to your PC via a USB cable or Bluetooth

You can connect your PS4 controller to a PC using a micro-USB cable or wirelessly via Bluetooth. With a USB, you can connect to your PC via Steam or DS4 Windows Utility. If your PC supports Bluetooth, you can pair and connect your controller wirelessly. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you enjoy using a PS4 controller for PC gaming, you'll be glad to know that there are a few ways to connect your PS4 controller to your Windows 10 PC. Two of these methods invol...
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How to back up an iPhone to iCloud, your computer, or an external hard drive

You can back up your iPhone's data wirelessly with iCloud, but you can only save a limited amount of data for free. If you have a PC, you can back up your iPhone with iTunes; if you have a Mac, you can use Finder. Once you've saved a backup to your computer, you can also move it onto an external hard drive. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. When was the last time you backed up your iPhone? Hopefully it wasn't too long ago — otherwise, you're one accide...
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How to painlessly switch iPhones and keep all of your data

Switching iPhones doesn't have to involve losing data.Hollis Johnson/Business Insider To smoothly switch from one iPhone to another, you should sync everything to your iCloud account. Once you log into iCloud on a new iPhone, your data will move over and redownload itself. To carry your phone number over, you'll also have to switch out the iPhone's SIM card. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Apple releases new versions of the iPhone every year. And while...
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How to set up your Apple Watch and pair it with your iPhone

It doesn't take long to set up a new Apple Watch.DenPhotos/Shutterstock To set up an Apple Watch, you'll need to turn it on and pair it with a nearby iPhone. The iPhone that you use to set up your Watch needs to be connected to the internet and have Bluetooth enabled. If your Apple Watch has cellular capabilities, you can also set that up after pairing it. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Setting up a new Apple Watch is pretty straightforward, no matter wha...
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How to scan a QR code on your Android phone or tablet

Your Android device's camera should allow you to scan any QR code.wundervisuals/Getty Images You can scan QR codes on an Android device using the default camera app or the Google Lens app. As long as your Android device has a camera, it should be able to scan any QR code. Once you've scanned a QR code on your Android, you can open the URL or share it. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Over the last decade, QR codes have boomed in popularity. You can find the...
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How to download and watch Amazon Prime Video content on your Roku device

Just like any other streaming channel, you can get Amazon Prime Video on your Roku.Hollis Johnson/Insider On any Roku device, you can watch Amazon Prime Video content by downloading the channel.  However, some Roku devices no longer support updates to the Prime Video channel. You can search the streaming channels on Roku to download the Prime Video app. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Roku may be a useful way to stream your favorite shows, but that doesn't mea...
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How to use AirPods with an Android phone or tablet, and even restore some missing features

AirPods can connect to Android phones as quickly as iPhones.Phil Barker/Future Publishing via Getty Images You can connect AirPods to your Android phone or tablet just like any other Bluetooth device. While AirPods work on Androids, most of their extra features — including Siri and automatic ear detection — will be disabled. You can install apps onto your Android to re-enable some of the AirPods' missing features. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Apple likes to...
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How to watch free live TV on a Roku or pay for live TV services

It's easier than you might think to access free live TV on your Roku.FG Trade/Getty Images The Roku Channel has free live TV options and is accessed via the Channel Store. There are also free channels available in the Channel Store that allow you to stream live TV. You may also be able to use an existing subscription that includes live TV to stream it on Roku. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Moving away from traditional TV packages can be a great way to save m...
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How to remove channels from your Roku, or hide channels you don't want to see

You can remove Roku channels from your device in a few different ways.Hollis Johnson/Business Insider You can remove channels from your Roku directly on your device or via the Roku app. Removing a channel does not cancel your subscription — you'll need to do that separately if you want to.  On your Roku, you can remove channels from your channel lineup, or from the Roku Channel Store.  Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Adding channels and apps to your Roku devic...
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3 ways to add channels to your Roku

You can download all the most popular streaming channels, like HBO Max and Netflix, onto your Roku.GrandAve/Shutterstock You can add channels on Roku via the device, the mobile app, or the Roku website. Nearly every streaming service is available as a Roku channel — everything from Netflix and HBO Max to CBS All Access and Peacock.  The Roku Channel is one channel option that lets you access paid subscriptions as well as free content. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more storie...
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Is Nintendo Switch Online worth it? A complete guide to the new features and price

You can sign up for a weeklong trial of Nintendo Switch Online.Nintendo With a Nintendo Switch Online membership you can play online multiplayer games on your Nintendo Switch. A basic Nintendo Switch Online membership is $19.99 for a year, while the "Expansion Pack" plan is $49.99. Nintendo Switch Online also gives you access to dozens of free games, including classics from the Nintendo 64. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you want to make the most of your Ninte...
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Bumble is free, but you can pay for extra features — here's what the dating app offers

You can use Bumble's basic features for free.Alexander Pohl/NurPhoto/Getty Images Bumble is free to use, but you can pay to unlock new features like advanced filters and profile boosts. The Bumble Boost plan costs $16.99 for a month, and gives unlimited likes and "rematches." Bumble's more expensive Premium subscription costs $39.99 for a month, or $229.99 for a lifetime plan. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Bumble is one of the most popular dating apps on...
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How to change your profile picture on TikTok or download someone else's

Your TikTok profile picture doesn't have to stay the same forever.BigTunaOnline/Shutterstock Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky You can change your TikTok profile picture by tapping "Edit profile" on your page. Your TikTok profile picture can be a still image or a video. If you open someone's profile page on the TikTok website, you can download their profile picture too. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. On TikTok, you've got two ways to represent yours...
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How to check your AirPods' battery life on an iPhone, iPad, or Mac

You can check your AirPods' battery on any paired Apple device. On an iPhone or iPad, you can check your AirPods' battery life by opening the case or adding a special widget. If your AirPods are connected to a Mac, you can see their battery life in the Bluetooth menu. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Oh, AirPods — maybe Apple's best product since the iPhone. They're cordless, convenient, and cool. But while they def...
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How to write an APA format paper in Google Docs using a template or other built-in features

Google Docs offers several methods for setting up an APA format essay.Chalirmpoj Pimpisarn/EyeEm/Getty Images You can write an APA formatted paper in Google Docs using its built-in tools or a template. The basics of APA 7 format include double-spaced lines, a running header, and a title page — all of which can be done in Google Docs. Google Docs' templates page includes pre-made APA 6 and APA 7 documents you can use as well. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Whi...
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How to watch CBS on your Roku with the official apps or a Live TV service

There are a few different Roku apps you can watch CBS on.Hollis Johnson/Business Insider You can watch CBS on Roku through the official CBS apps, Paramount Plus, or an app with live TV access. The CBS Roku apps offer some content for free, but you might need to connect a cable account to unlock it all. CBS' old streaming app, CBS All Access, has been folded into the Paramount Plus app. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. CBS is one of the oldest TV channels in Ame...
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How to watch ESPN on your Roku through the official app or a Live TV service

There are a couple of ways to watch ESPN on Roku.Monticello/Shutterstock You can watch ESPN on your Roku device by downloading the official ESPN app, or using an app with live TV like Hulu. The official ESPN Roku app is free to download, but you'll need to sign in with ESPN Plus or a cable provider. If you have a Hulu + Live TV or YouTube TV account, you can also watch ESPN live there. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. For years, ESPN has been the most popular s...
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How to get Peacock on your Roku and watch NBC shows like 'The Office'

You can watch Peacock on your Roku with any subscription tier. wundervisuals/Getty Images To get Peacock TV on Roku, sign up for an account and then download the channel onto your Roku. Peacock offers a wide assortment of shows from NBCUniversal, as well as live WWE pay-per-views. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Peacock TV is NBC's exclusive streaming service, which offers thousands of hours of TV shows and movies. You can watch a selection of Peacock's...
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