Smartphones

Take a look at your smartphone—it’s hard to imagine the possibilities of such a small, powerful device in your pocket. If you’re a social media guru, work-from-home grinder, or someone who really only ever makes calls—we’ll teach you how to make the most of your smartphones with hacks, tips, and tricks to blow you away.

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25 Smartphone Accessibility Settings You Need to Know About

These accessibility settings will change the way you use your phone, whether you have a disability or simply want to make your life easier.

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Smartphone Security: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Phone Safe

These days, your smartphone is more than just a way to call or text people—it serves as an...


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How to Remove Spyware on an Android Phone

Worried that someone’s watching you? You have good reason to be concerned. Here’s how to spot and remove spyware on...


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How to Remove Hidden Malware from Your Android Phone

When your phone is hacked, you need to act fast. Here’s how to tell if your Android has been infected...


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What to Know About Signal, the Private Messaging App Even Cybersecurity Experts Use

Signal private messenger app is a favorite of government officials, tech giants, and cyber experts. Find out why.

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The Best Cloud Storage for Android Phones

Yes, Android phones have secure cloud storage for your photos and more—and that extra space on your device is just...


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Encrypted Phones: What It Means and How It Works

Don't let the term "encrypted phone" intimidate you. It's a feature you probably already have and use on your phone...

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Google Play Protect: Why It’s the Only Antivirus App Androids Need

Smartphones may not get traditional viruses but can be exposed to cyberattacks. Here's why Google Play Protect is a useful...


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How to Clear Cookies from Your Phone (and Why You Should)

Every website you ever visit takes up space on your phone in the form of cookies and cache.


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The Most Secure Messaging Apps for iPhones and Androids

Whether you have an iPhone or Android, these secure messaging apps will make your digital privacy their top priority.


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How to Factory Reset Your Android Phone

Before you get too excited about your new phone, you need to prepare your old Android for selling or recycling...

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How to Turn Off Google Assistant on Your Android Phone

Google Assistant is always listing on your Android phone. Here's how to stop it.


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How to Turn Off Location Services on an Android

Google can find and record your location. Here's why that can be a problem and how to put a stop...


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How to Find a Lost Phone That’s Turned Off

Don't lose hope: there's a way to find your favorite electronic little buddy, even if your phone is turned off.


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Rooting Android Phones: What Rooting Means and Should You Do It?

Rooting an Android phone is akin to jailbreaking an iPhone—it can give you more control over your older phone, but...


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How to Stop Spam Texts on an iPhone or Android

Watch out! An unexpected text can go from simply annoying to malicious, which is why you'll want to know how...

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8 Things to Never Store on Your Smartphone

Using your cell phone as a master archive for your personal information? Please be aware this convenience may come at...


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How to Know If Someone Blocked Your Number

There are a couple of clues that can help you figure it out.


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Can You Use AirPods with an Android?

The short answer is yes, you can, but there are a few things you'll want to keep in mind first...


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11 Things Only the Samsung Galaxy Can Do

iPhone users, you might get jealous of these unique features that only the Samsung Galaxy has.


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How to Delete Multiple Facebook Friends at Once

It's probably time to purge your Facebook friends list. This guide will help you cut out negativity, oversharing, and random...


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How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on Android Phones

If you act quickly, you may be able to save that important message you tossed in the virtual trash.


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16 Hidden Android Features You Never Knew About

You may love your Android now, but just wait until you learn how much more it can do…


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13 Hidden Android Hacks You Never Knew About

These little-known customizations and shortcuts will change the way you use your phone.

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