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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 do I check to see if there is an Android update?

Maybe you bought your Android handset secondhand. Perhaps you've switched devices over time and are returning to your first smartphone. Whatever the case, you...

How do I change the wallpaper?

Would you like to change that background image (wallpaper) on your phone to something different or more personal? That's really easy to do and...

How do I lock my Android device?

Face it - you've got stuff on your phone that is invaluable to you and it would be a problem if it got into...

How do I toggle Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc?

As nice as it is to have Wi-Fi, GPS, or Bluetooth running on our devices, it's not always necessary. Every once in a while...

How To Install Google Play Store v4.0

There is a newer version of this article, and the Google Play Store, which you can find by clicking here. It's been quite a while since...

A brief history of Android smartphone display resolutions

Ever wonder what the difference is between HVGA, VGA, qHD, and FHD? We'll help you make sense of the alphabet soup.

Tutorial: Install Android 4.2 on the Samsung Galaxy S3 (All Variants)

Let's face it, Android can be a bit fragmented at times. But who says we need to rely on carriers to push updates? Android...

New leak shows us how the new Moto RAZR will actually...

Way back in 2004 Motorola had a giant hit with the RAZR flip phone. New leaks suggest the company will revive the idea with new foldable RAZR smartphone.

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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.
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