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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 change your wallpaper [Android 101]

Changing your wallpaper is perhaps the easiest way to customize your Android device. It adds character and a bit of flair to your homescreen,...

How to clear recently used apps [Android 101]

Sometimes when you exit an application, it doesn't mean the app has stopped. Most of the time, it's actually still running in the background....

How to create a folder [Android 101]

Creating folders for your Android home screen is an easy way to organize your apps. They help you easily find applications so you don't...

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...

How to download apps [Android 101]

One of the things that makes a smartphone so great is the apps you can install on it. Some are free, some are paid,...

How to download pictures from the Internet to your Android [Android 101]

So, you're on your new Android device, surfing the web. You come across a photo that you really want saved on your device. Here's...

How to make a phone call [Android 101]

Smartphones can do a lot of different things. One of those things is make a phone call... which is probably the reason you purchased the phone...

How to manage notifications [Android 101]

The notification shade on Android devices is one of the most unique and functional aspects of the operating system. It can be accessed by...

How to monitor and stop data usage [Android 101]

Precious, precious data. If you're like most smartphone users, you can never have enough. Thankfully, there are some pretty easy ways to monitor and...

How to send a picture message [Android 101]

Sending a picture message is just as easy as sending a text message. So, if you've done that, it doesn't take much more to...

How to send a text message [Android 101]

So you just got your first smartphone, and you'd like to send a text message. No problem! Sending a text message is a very...

How to secure your Android device [Android 101]

The devices we carry everyday can hold to most precious information to us - credit card numbers, passwords, you name it. So what happens...

How to take a screenshot [Android 101]

Taking a screenshot requires a different process on many Android devices. There are, however, a few basic ways to do so. Here is how...

How to add a new email account [Android101]

If you're like us, email is a staple in our work day, and many of us have more than one email address. Lucky for...

How to add/remove lock screen widgets [Android 101]

Since their introduction in Android 4.2, lock screen widgets have been a hugely popular feature on the Android platform. What are lock screen widgets?...

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If you're looking for a brand new phone and happen to be a Verizon Wireless subscriber, this list is for you. Click to find out what your best options are.

Samsung Galaxy S10 display, ASUS ROG Phone available, and more news...

In today's edition, we could have seen the Galaxy S10 display, Verizon surprises everyone with the Pixel 3, and more news you need to know.

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