[Update: Rolling out now] Android Wear v2.9 will add unread notification counter and more

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Google just started rolling out Android Wear 2.8 earlier this month, but it’s already talking about Wear 2.9. Like the last update, this one isn’t making huge changes to the nature of Wear. It does, however, include a few new options for notification counters on your watch face and some changes to the way developers handle complications.

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How to Take Screenshot of Instagram Stories without Sending a Notification on iPhone and Android

How to Take Screenshot of Instagram Stories Anonymously

If you don’t like anyone to take the screenshot of your stories, there is good news! And if you love snapping the stories of your friends to view them offline there is bad news! Instagram is reportedly going to notify users whenever anyone tries to screenshot their stories.

This new feature is aimed at increasing the privacy and will be certainly appreciated by many. Don’t be disappointed at all as there four simple ways to screenshot Instagram stories without sending notification on iPhone and Android. Willing to take a glance at these methods? Here you go!

How to Take Screenshot of Instagram Stories Anonymously

How to Screenshot Instagram Stories without Sending a Notification on iPhone and Android

Use Airplane Mode

The simplest way to take the screenshot of any Instagram story without getting caught is to use Airplane Mode.

Step #1. Open the Instagram app on your mobile device. And tap on the profile under the stories.

Open Instagram and Go to Story on iPhone or Android

Step #2. Now, head over to the story which you want to capture.

Open Story on Instagram on iPhone or Android

Step #3. On your iOS device: Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to bring up Control Center and tap on Airplane Mode button to turn it on.

Enable Airplane Mode on iPhone

On your iPhone X, swipe down from the top right corner to access CC. Then tap on Airplane Mode button to turn it on.

Use Airplane Mode on iPhone X

On your Android device: Just swipe down from the top of the screen to bring up Quick Settings menu and then turn on Airplane mode.

Step #4. Next, capture the screenshot.

Take Instagram Story Screenshot Anonymously on iPhone or Android

On your iOS device: Press the Home button and ON/OFF button at once (On your iPhone X, you need to press side button and volume up button at once.)

On your Android device: Press power and volume down button.

Use the Web App

Another simple way of capturing Instagram stories without sending notification is to use the web app.

Step #1. Open any web browser on your mobile device and head over to instagram.com.

Step #2. Now, sign in to your account.

Step #3. Next, navigate to the story you wish to snap. Then, capture the screenshot.

Use Third-Party Apps

There are several third-party apps that allow you to save Instagram stories. You can comfortably browse through all the stories posted by your friends and save them to your photo library.

We have made a complete guide on how to save Instagram photos and videos to Camera Roll on iPhone. Head over to this post if you are using the iOS device.

To save stories on your Android device, use the FastSave app. It boasts more than 10 million users and lets you save Instagram photos and videos with ease. Moreover, it’s available for free.

Use Another Mobile Device to Snap the Shot

There is one more way to snap the stories! You can use another mobile device to capture the photo of the stories and save them to your photo library to catch up with them at your own pace.

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Weekend poll: Do you use a notification mirroring service?

Smartphone tech has come a long way over the last ten years, but a few commonly requested features are still lacking. Battery life can’t be measured in weeks yet, Android still doesn’t have a decent iMessage competitor, and there aren’t any first-party cross-platform notification mirroring services. Some of our desires might not be reasonable, but others are. And, at least in the case of notification synchronization, there are plenty of third-party services that can fill the gap.

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PSA: How to stop websites from displaying that annoying notification prompt in Chrome

Chrome notifications are great in theory, but now that virtually every site supports them, that constant, nagging banner under the URL bar can get annoying fairly quickly. Of course, you can always block each site individually, but that doesn’t really solve the issue, since you’ll still get the pop-up every time you visit a new site that supports Chrome’s notifications.

What the banner looks like on Chrome for Android

The solution is quite simple, really: just head over to chrome://settings/content/notifications (you’ll have to copy and paste that link manually) and flip that toggle from “Ask before sending” to “Blocked.”

Disabling the prompt in Chrome for desktop

Chrome on Android works slightly differently, but the gist is the same.

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