How to avoid paying extra for Gmail
Back in 2004, Gmail’s email storage system seemed unlimited. Today, there are many cases of Gmail users’ losing email functionality because their account storage limits are full. Here are some tips for managing that storage limit without losing your data.
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How to delete apps from your smartphone
In order to delete apps from your smartphone, depending on your OS and phone manufacturer, you have to follow these steps.
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How to take a screenshot on your phone
Use a screenshot to quickly share whatever is on your screen. We’ll teach you how to take a screenshot on your Android smartphone or iPhone.
A Photographer’s Guide to the Huawei P20 Pro
We show you how to improve your mobile photography and take awesome pictures using the Huawei P20 Pro.
How to SIM unlock the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+
If you’re willing to call your service provider and hassle them for your unlock code, it could even be free. Check out the step-by-step instructions below for the best ways to get your Samsung Galaxy S9 SIM unlock code.
How to keep you text messages private on Android
Privacy Messenger is a great option if you’re looking for an app that can keep your sensitive conversations secure on your Android device.
Samsung Galaxy S9 Tips and Tricks
Whether you’re a new Samsung smartphone user or have been using Galaxy devices for years, the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have a steep learning curve if you want to get the most out of these phones. Check out these Galaxy S9 tips and tricks!
How to give your Android phone the Pixel experience
Most manufacturers install their own skinned versions of Android with custom launchers and apps. But since Android is an open platform, it’s actually quite easy to get Google’s apps installed and working on non-Pixel devices, and getting the Pixel experience.
What is HEVC? Why does the Huawei P10 camera use H.265? How to upload HEVC to Youtube?
HEVC video is less convenient to work with, but don’t be afraid of 4K video files from the Huawei P10. What is HEVC? How can you upload HEVC to YouTube?
How to get the cigarette smell out of a smoker’s phone
We’ll teach you how to remove cigarette smell from a phone, whether yours, or purchased from a smoker. Check it out!
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Adoptable Storage: Android Marshmallow’s hidden feature that your phone probably can’t use
Adoptable Storage is a feature in Android Marshmallow that replaces your internal storage with an sdcard. The question is, why would you want to do that?
OK Google Answering Machine
Google Now just got answering machine-like functionality – here’s how to use it
Keep your hands on the wheel! Thanks to the new Google Now Answering Machine feature, your Android can read your texts to you – and let you reply, too!
Factory Reset Protection
What is Factory Reset Protection and why is Android Marshmallow forcing OEMs to include it in their devices
A new feature is starting to cause headaches for people buying used Android phones: Factory Reset Protection. What is it and what can you do about it?
Android Marshmallow Do Not Disturb Mode
Do Not Disturb Mode: Android Marshmallow finally got it right
Android has gone through a few iterations of its Do Not Disturb mode, but hasn’t gotten it right – until Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Nexus Quick Charge Explained
Nexus Quick Charging explained
Qualcomm has its Quick Charge and OPPO has VOOC; neither of which is what powers Google’s new Nexus phones. Here’s how Nexus Quick Charge works.
LG G4 wireless charging is just 10 minutes, $10 away (Video)
LG’s newest smartphone is impressive, but it’s lacking one awesome feature. Learn how to get LG G4 wireless charging in just 10 minutes – for just $10.
Anti-theft device protection
How to set up Android 5.1’s anti-theft Device Protection
It’s worthwhile to configure a locking method & enable Android 5.1’s anti-theft Device Protection.
Networking tweaks to help your Android perform better, faster, and safer
Here are a few Android networking tweaks to mitigate risks, improve your performance, and maybe even improve your battery life in the process!
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What is build.prop and my 5 favorite tweaks
Android’s build.prop file is a treasure trove of settings that may help your device run more to your liking. Here are my favorite build.prop tweaks.
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How to re-enable tethering in Lollipop on the Nexus 6
Do you want to connect your tablet or laptop to your smartphone? Here are the steps you need to take to re-enable Nexus 6 tethering on AT&T and T-Mobile.
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How to root the Nexus 6
We recently talked about why to root your phone, but that left many asking the question: How do I root the Nexus 6? Luckily, it’s not all that difficult!
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How safe is sideloading APKs?
Most Android-powered devices provide the opportunity to simply “sideload” an APK directly to the device – no app store needed. But just how safe is sideloading?
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Android Keyboard lag: what causes it and how to fix it
There was a time when we could just type what we wanted. We pressed the keys and letters appeared. Now we have keyboard lag. What happened?
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Turn your Nokia X into a real Android (video)
The Nokia X is an Android that doesn’t look like it is. Here’s how to Root the Nokia X and make it look like a real Android.
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How to speed up your original Nexus 7, and others?
From factory resetting to enabling TRIM support, everyone wants to pull out every stop to speed up the Nexus 7. How about a custom kernel and F2Fs?