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From helping to understand the difference between two phones to instructions on getting more from your devices, this section aims to educate. We cover everything from the most very basic stuff all the way up to more detailed and focused topics.

How to enable dark mode in YouTube

If you're sick of that blinding white background that comes with YouTube, you're not alone. Here's how you can make it dark on mobile and PC devices.

How to properly Powerwash your Chrome OS device

Chromebooks are great devices, but sometimes you have to wipe them for certain reasons. Here's how to properly Powerwash your Chrome OS device.
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How to enter and exit safe mode on Android phone

If you face problems or issues with your Android device, try to identify whether it's hardware or software by booting to Safe Mode. Here's how!
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How to set a video wallpaper on your Android device

If you want to apply a unique customization feature on your Android device, try setting a video wallpaper on your Android device by following these steps.
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What to do if your Android phone is stolen or lost

Have you lost your phone or had it stolen? Don't panic! Simply follow these steps and you'll soon find your phone or track its location to get it back.

Spotify adds a sleep timer to its app; here’s how to turn it on

Spotify has added a commonly requested feature to your favorite tracks. You can now set a sleep timer to play music at bedtime.
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Three ways to backup Android game data to a PC without root

If you are switching to a new Android device and don't want to lose your data, here are 3 ways to backup Android games saved data without root.

Why data speeds are slower on MVNO networks

MVNO networks allow for you to save money, but those savings come at a cost, and that cost is your data speed.

How to set up Digital Wellbeing on your Google Assistant speakers and displays

Digital Wellbeing is an incredible tool for phones but it can also be used for smart displays and speakers, too. We'll show you how to set it up.

How to change the default Assist option on Android

One of the great things about Android is customizations. Did you know you can change your default Assist app? Here's how to set it up.
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How to transfer all data from old phone to a new Android phone

Recently picked up a new Android phone? Here is how to transfer all your data from your old device to your new one. It's easier than you think.

Here’s how to turn T-Mobile’s Scam Blocking on and off

Scam Blocking is a great feature, but it can block incoming calls you need to get too. Here's how to turn it off and turn it back on.

How to pair your Bluetooth headphones with your Wear OS watch

Pairing your favorite headphones to a Wear OS is an easy, but often overlooked process. We'll show you how to do it in just a few short steps.

Motorola’s gesture navigation is fantastic; here’s how to enable it

Moto offers a great alternative to Android Pie's gesture system, but you have to know how to turn it on. Let's take a look on how to make that happen.
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Ten hidden Google Chrome tips and tricks for Android

Google chrome is the most popular browser for Android with over a billion downloads and, since it comes pre-installed with most Android phones, most...

Harmony Express Remote review

The Logitech Harmony Express is a smart universal remote with built-in Alexa support. Sadly, it isn't very smart and there are better, cheaper solutions.
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