How to record your iPhone screen
Thanks to iOS 11, Apple's mobile operating system will finally support native screen recording. You will be able to easily record easily comprehensive guides for your not so tech-savvy friends or family or capture your gaming achievements on video...
How to turn off auto brightness on your iPhone
There seems to be no way easy way to control auto brightness on the latest iPhones, but instead Apple has concealed the option deep in the settings. In this tutorial, we walk you through the steps of taking manual control of the screen brightness...
featured Apps Optimized: Spotify tips & tricks for iOS and Android
This week, we're here with Spotify tips for iOS and Android. Read this if you'd like to learn how to import your own music, improve audio quality, learn how to search smarter, and more!
How to send Animoji in Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, email, anywhere you desire...
Apple's Animoji are only limited to the iMessage app... or are they? With a small workaround, you can share your Animoji and Memoji to any chat, any platform!
How to get Google's Weather app on your Android phone home screen
Google's weather app is brilliant. Free of ads, plenty of detailed information and an accurate weather forecast. But how do you get it on your non-Pixel Android phone?...
iPhone XS True Tone: how to get rid of the yellow hue
The new iPhones are great but there's something wrong with their True Tone feature — it's a bit too warm, a bit too yellow. But hey, with some tweaking, you can fix this!
How to open a SIM card tray when an ejector tool isn't around (the MacGyver way)
So, how would MacGyver eject a smartphone's SIM card tray if its ejector tool isn't around? A paper clip would probably do, but it isn't the only "tool" fit for the job. Here's a list of items that can be used for ejecting a smartphone SIM card tray. The best thing about these items is that many of them can probably be found around your home or office...
How to connect an iPhone or iPad to a TV or a computer monitor
There are moments when the screen on an iPhone or iPad just isn't big enough – when you want to show off your photos to your friends, when you want to enjoy a movie to the fullest, or when you want to do a presentation in front of your colleagues, to give a few examples. At the same time, we're often near a bigger screen, such as the one on a TV or your computer's monitor. The solution? Hook up your iPhone or iPad to the larger display, of course! Here's how you do that...
How to send photos and videos from an iPhone to an Android phone
Sending images from an iPhone to an Android smartphone or tablet can be a bit tricky. You can't just select "share via Bluetooth" and have the files on their way to your Android wielding friend. That's why we made this guide for the different ways you can go about sharing photos and videos with Android users.
Apps Optimized: Google Maps tips & tricks for Android and iOS
This week, we're here with Google Maps tips for iOS and Android. Read this if you'd like to learn how to search access Street View, use the different map modes, share your location, and even find your car!
How to use your phone as a compass + the best Android compass app
Almost every smartphone can easily turn into a compass. Learn how to activate and calibrate it on your Android phone. And find out the best compass app to download!
Apps Optimized: Facebook Messenger tips & tricks for iOS and Android
This week, we're here with 9 Facebook Messenger tips for iOS and Android. Read this if you'd like to learn how to search your chat history, send or receive money, switch accounts, remove the pesky chat heads, and much more!
Apps Optimized: YouTube tips & tricks for iOS and Android
This week, we're giving you 7 neat YouTube tips for iOS and Android. Read this if you'd like to learn how to play videos in the background, clear and pause your search history, change your region, and more!
Apps Optimized: Google Chrome tips & tricks for better browsing on Android
Our first Apps Optimized article provides 9 essential tips for Google Chrome users on Android. Read this you'd like to download files faster, navigate with one hand, manage how websites are behaving, and other cool things to do while you're browsing!
How to turn off Facebook Messenger notification sounds (Android, iOS)
It's a good thing that Facebook Messenger has notification sounds, but sometimes you simply don't want to be disturbed. Well, here's how to disable those sounds!
How to take photos of fireworks with a smartphone camera (iPhone and Android tutorial)
New Year's Eve is nearing, which means a few things: lots of fun, lots of food, and lots of fireworks! Here's how to take photos of fireworks with your smartphone, whether it's an iPhone or an Android smartphone...
How to change the notification sounds in Facebook Messenger, Hangouts, Viber, and WhatsApp (Android tutorial)
There's one thing about IM services that's mighty annoying – pretty much nobody bothers to change their incoming message notification sound. That's why you hear the same tones everywhere you go, and at times, you can't be sure if it was your phone that beeped or not. The solution? Change your IM notification sound, of course. Here's how you change the default ringtones and notification sounds on four of the most popular IM services around. Note that the guide is intended for Android users...
How to access the SIM card applications and services on iPhone
A SIM card is a tiny chip found inside most cell phones, but most of you are probably aware of this. Yet did you know that a tiny amount of memory on the SIM card allows for program code to be stored there? Basic applications are usually pre-written on this program space by the carrier issuing the SIM Card...
How and why to disable fast charging on your phone
Did you know that fast charging may harm your phone or tablet in the long term? See how to disable the feature here!
Android: how to make your phone's camera LED flash when receiving calls, messages, or notifications
You often get important calls but the usual notification methods just can't grab your attention? There are ways to make your phone's camera turn on when a call is incoming, learn how to do it here!
How to find a phone's IMEI number
Every GSM phone, be it a basic, dirt-cheap handset or a pricey, powerful smartphone, has its own International Mobile Equipment Identity number, commonly known as IMEI. This is usually a string of 15 or 16 digits, and carriers use it to identify the devices registered on their networks. Being unique and hard to modify, the IMEI can also be used to blacklist stolen phones from a given network. In some cases, the number can even be used to track down a certain device.
Can't uninstall an Android app? This could be your problem
Downloading an Android app is usually a straightforward process – you find it at the Play Store, hit that green "Install" or "Buy" button, and wait for the process to complete. Uninstalling software is not a complicated task either. Yet sooner or later, an Android user encounters apps that refuse to be removed, and dealing with the issue requires knowledge that an average Joe does not possess. That's why we thought we'd shed some light on the matter. In most cases, it all boils down to one of these two scenarios...
How to hide files and folders on Android without installing paranoid apps
For those times your smartphone ends up in foreign hands, having the ability to keep certain content, such as photos and videos, out of their sight could be considered essential. Being Linux-based, Android already offers a primitive, and totally working solution for making certain files and folders accessible only to a file manager app, and nothing else...
How to spoof your GPS location on Android in 5 easy steps
Spoofing GPS location on your phone is easier than you think - you can set it up in minutes. Follow our 5 easy steps, applicable for any Android device!
How to quickly switch to your previous app on Android
Ever wondered if there's a quicker way to switch between apps on Android? Well, there is - the quick app switcher. We will teach you how to use the feature with the navigation keys on Android Nougat and Oreo, as well as with the gesture interface on Android Pie!
How to activate an AT&T plan on the eSIM of the iPhone XR, XS or XS Max
Need an AT&T plan on the eSIM of the dual-SIM iPhone XR, XS and Max? Here's how to set it up and activate to use Apple's new dual SIM feature.
How to set up and activate eSIM with Verizon plan on the dual-SIM iPhone XR, XS or Max
Verizon has made eSIM setup and activation for the dual-SIM iPhone XR, XS or Max very easy, and it can all be done via the My Verizon app, here is how.
featured How to delete your Google+ account
Here's how to remove your Google+ profile without affecting your main Google Account.
How to check how many battery cycles is your Apple iPhone battery on
The Apple iPhone battery usually lasts through a full workday, but rarely much more than a full day, which means nightly recharging…
How to set up your iPhone as a personal Wi-Fi mobile hotspot
Have you ever been in a situation where you are on the go, staying at a hotel or just camping outdoors and have either your tablet or laptop with you, but no Wi-Fi in sight?…
How to clear your iPhone 11, iPhone XS or iPhone XR's RAM
The iPhone XS doesn't have a home button... so how do we do that RAM cleaning trick we used to do before?
How to force landscape or portrait mode in apps like Instagram and others (Android)
Want to know how to display everything on your Android device in portrait or landscape mode (even apps that don't support both modes)?
How to turn off auto correct on Google Keyboard (Android and iOS)
Google's own Keyboard app for Android is one of the simplest and easiest to use - here's how to turn off auto correction on it...
Android: How to disable Facebook Messenger chat heads
Facebook Messenger's chat heads may be fun and useful to some, but not everyone likes them. Fortunately, it's easy to disable chat heads on Android phones.
Samsung One UI has a system-wide Night mode, here's how to enable it
Wondering how to enable the new system-wide Night mode in Android Pie for Samsung phones? Here's quick rundown!
Samsung One UI allows you to lock your home screen layout
Samsung's Android Pie-based One UI brings a setting that aims to prevent accidental deletion of icons on your home screen.
How to buy the iPhone XR unlocked
If you have been rushing to pre-order the iPhone XR, you might now be watching with confusion the lack of an unlocked option to buy. When Apple put the iPhone XS and XS Max for pre-order, you could order the Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T or Sprint versions, but you could also get them unlocked straight away, but the XR orders are missing that important choice.
How to sell your phone and get the most money for it
Wondering how to go about selling your phone? From trade-ins to online auctions, there are multiple ways to make money from a device you don't need. Our guide will take you through the steps needed to ensure you get the most for your old smartphone.
How to transfer contacts, photos and data from Android to iPhone
Switching from Android to iPhone? This guide will take you through the process of moving your personal data from your Android smartphone to your new iPhone.
How to un-sync the browsing history on your iPhone from your iPad or other iDevices
Storing information on the cloud is truly a great thing, especially when it comes to closed ecosystems, such as iOS. If you own an iPhone and purchase an iPad, logging into your iCloud account with the new device will immediately download all your essential info on it, making it instantly "yours" – contacts, bookmarks, photos, calendars, reminders et cetera.
How to move contacts, photos and data from iPhone to Android
Wondering how to move from iPhone to Android? Follow one of our step-by-step guides to easily transfer your personal data from your iPhone to a Samsung phone or another Android device.
How to preorder iPhone XS or XS Max (and get it as fast as possible)
The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max preorder floodgates open in less than 10 hours. Here's how to preorder an iPhone XS or XS Max and get it as fast as possible...
featured How to watch Apple's new 2018 iPhone announcement livestream
Apple will hold its biggest event for the year this Wednesday and the company is expected to unveil three new iPhones...
The Galaxy Note 9 S Pen lets you take pictures from a distance, and it's great fun!
The Galaxy Note 9 doesn't just have the best camera on a Samsung phone yet. It also offers a neat little extra feature that we genuinely enjoyed testing. The S Pen can be used as a remote camera shutter, allowing you to take pictures from up to 10 meters away!...
How to easily set up a custom ringtone on your iPhone with iTunes and Zedge
Changing your ringtone in iOS is not exactly a painless process. True, it is not hard either, provided that you are aware of the process, but even if you are, setting a custom track for a ringtone is not an easy process like it is on an Android device. As you're probably aware, setting up a custom ringtone on your iPhone requires you to take a handful of certain steps involving your iPhone and iTunes, which is totally not a user-friendly to do so...
How to delete the browser history on your Samsung phone (clear browser cache)
So, you bought yourself one of them flashy new Galaxy S8/S8+ smartphones, eh?
How to back up an iPhone
A quick guide on the different ways you can make sure your personal data remains safe, even if something happens to your iPhone.
How to take professional quality portraits with your iPhone X
As the old saying goes, the best camera is the one you have with you, and if you own the latest Apple iPhone X, you have the luxury to not only capture great images with the main, wide-angle camera, but also shoot portraits with the secondary, telephoto camera that have the potential to really look great...
How to buy apps without a credit card
A quick overview of the payment options that smartphone users in the US have, if they want to avoid using a credit or debit card when buying apps.