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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.

New Android phone? Do this first!

The last thing you want to do is lose your phone. So, the first thing you should do is make sure it doesn't happen. Here's how to set up Find My Device.

When and Where to Buy: Samsung Galaxy S8

If you're looking to pick up the new Samsung Galaxy S8, we take a look at all the different carriers and what specials are being offered for the device.

How to change your GPS location to watch shows from other countries

If you want to access a particular website/service that is limited to a certain country, here are two ways to do just that by changing your GPS location.

Android Q: What we know so far

Expected to make its debut in the coming months, Android Q is the next generation of Google's mobile operating system. Here's what we know about it so far.
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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.

6 videos to help with BlackBerry Messenger for Android (BBM)

Get your BBM Android experience off and running with some helpful official tips and tricks.

Download and Install Google Play Services version 6.1.88 APK (Material Design)

The updates keep rolling in for Google's app real estate, and Google Play Services is next on the list to get updated to version 6.1.88,...

The best Apps for your Rooted Android device

So you managed to root your Android device? Good going! Now what?We've compiled the best Apps for your newly rooted Android device to get...

Two reasons to download and install the latest Google Play Store 5.7.10 APK

The Google Play Store has just received a version bump, bringing it to version 5.7.10 and few minor changes, after only being updated a few...

How to use Google Handwriting Input as an alternative to typing on a keyboard

Google released an app called Google Handwriting Input early in 2015 and it aims to make writing easier by using your handwriting to create...

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....

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,...

Making the switch from iOS to Android is much easier than you think

Being a writer for AndroidGuys.com obviously shows I think Android is the best mobile platform you can get. But even I was once an...

How to SIM unlock the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Are you still rocking the Samsung Galaxy S6? Samsung took a huge step forward in design when it released the S6 and S6 Edge...

Save your favorite places in Google Maps [How-To]

Love to discover new places in your town? Maybe you’ve heard your friends talk about a hip new restaurant and you want to try...

How to check your IMEI number

An IMEI is a unique way to identify your phone and there are a number of reasons you may need to use it. Here's what you need to know about the IMEI.

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When and where to buy the Samsung Galaxy Note 10

Wondering when and where to pick up the latest smartphone from Samsung? Here's a list of carriers and retailers lined up for the Galaxy Note 10 line.

The best deals available at Verizon (August 2019)

Everybody loves a bargain. Whether it's a few bucks on accessories or a few hundred on a new phone, here are some of the best Verizon deals available today.

The best deals available at AT&T (August 2019)

Whether it's a few bucks off accessories or a hundreds on a new phone, here are some of the best AT&T deals available today.

The best deals available at T-Mobile (August 2019)

Whether it's saving a few bucks on an accessory or getting back a couple hundred on a new phone, we appreciate the opportunity fatten our wallets.

The best deals available at Sprint (August 2019)

Everybody loves a bargain. Whether it's saving a few bucks on accessories or a couple hundred on a new phone, here are some of the best Sprint deals available today.
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