There are thousands of apps available for your smartphone. From apps that let you chat to friends using VoIP to games that can help you waste time, there literally is an app for everything. And learning how-to do something, such as tying a tie or drawing is no exception. There are plenty of apps for Google Android devices that can show you how to do something. Here's our five favourite free How-to apps for Google Android.

How to Tie a Tie

We love the fact this free app gives you step-by-step instruction on how to tie a necktie, great if that last time you wore one was at school and your memory is a bit rusty. It's not just the traditional method either, the app will also show how to create 12 different tie knots.

How to make Paper Airplanes

Become a paper plan expert with this free app. Clear and simple instructions that come with 3D animations of the folds needed, will ensure your become a paper plane master in no time at all.

Lacing Shoes (Free)

With this free app you can discover around 40 different lacing methods for your shoes with colour diagrams and photos. Great if you fancy giving your feet some individuality.

How to draw cartoon animals

Want to help your artistic-side flourish? Then check out this app, which teaches you how to draw 70 different objects, including a fox, a lion, a car and spider-man

WikiHow – The how-to manual

If you need to know how to do something, whatever it is, then this is the app for you. It has more than 120,000 articles to help you answer any question that comes your way. Everything from How to get Six Pack Abs to How to Delete a Facebook Account are covered.