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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 set your favorite song as alarm on your Android phone

Stop waking up to that stupid annoying sound and use your favorite jam instead. Here's how to do it.

There are over 80 cellular providers in the US and they can all save...

Here at AndroidGuys we try our best to inform you of smartphones and other tech you may not read about at bigger news sites....

What is 5G?

The basics about 5G and what exactly it is, how it will help, and when we should all expect to see it. 5G is coming ready or not.

What is a YouTube Signature Device and what phones are certified?

If YouTube Signature Device is a new term for you then you're not alone. Check out what it's all about and what devices are supported.

Get webpages to load faster in Chrome for Android with Brotli

Frustrated that your webpages load at terrible speeds when using Chrome on your mobile? Maybe you should try switching Wi-Fis. Or enable Brotli. Brotli...

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.

How to stop apps from automatically updating

You should opt for not allowing your apps to automatically update. Learn about the benefits and how to do it in this article.

What is an MNVO anyway?

You've seen names like Mint Mobile, Freedompop, and Boost Mobile. What is an MVNO and what are the benefits or drawbacks of using them?

How to delete apps [Android 101]

So, you just downloaded an app and you're already tired of it. Instead of letting it take up precious memory on your phone, you...

The Hottest Android apps and games around (June 18)

Welcome to Week 4 of The Hottest Android apps and games around! We are going to try something a little different this week. On top...

When and where to buy: Motorola Moto G4

The fourth generation of Motorola's affordable and moderately built mid-range smartphone line, the Moto G4 provides users with a 5.5-inch display at full HD...

Optical versus ultrasonic: The difference between in-display fingerprint scanners

There are two emerging technologies with in-display fingerprint scanners: optical and ultrasonic. What are the benefits and drawbacks of each?

What is Google Drive and how do I use it with my Android? [Continuing...

I'm sure mostly everyone has heard of the phrase "cloud storage." The "cloud" part refers to the fact that a person's data is stored...

How to change the Google Keyboard theme on your phone

Changing the Google Keyboard (Gboard) theme is easy to do and can go a long way to freshening up an old phone. Here's how to do it a few easy steps!

How to remove Bixby from your Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus

As smart as it is, not everyone loves Samsung's digital assistant. Here's how to disable Bixby from working on your Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus.

Prepaid battle: Which carrier offers the best $40 plan?

Which prepaid plan gets you the most bang for the buck at the $40 monthly budget? What do you get for the money and whose network does it use?

Best of CES 2020

Best of CES 2020

CES 2020 has come and gone, leaving a whole slew of new and interesting technology in its wake. We've gathered up our favorite products from the event.
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