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  • How-Tos: Set any song as a ringtone on an Android phone

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  • How-Tos: Add Flash to Android KitKat

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  • How-Tos: How to download apps on Samsung Galaxy

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  • How-Tos: How to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy

    Taking a screenshot on a Samsung Galaxy smartphone is a simple task, but it's a question we're asked time and again. Whether you've got a Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy S4 or Samsung Galaxy S5, here's how to take a screengrab.

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  • How-Tos: How to scan codes with your smartphone

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  • How-Tos: How to get more storage on Android

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  • How-Tos: How to make icons bigger on Android

    We explain how make app icons better in your Android smartphone or tablet.

  • How-Tos: How to access your PC on your Android smartphone

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  • How-Tos: Smartphone Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting during transfers

    When your smartphone decides that your Wi-Fi link isn't good enough and automatically goes looking for a better connection it can cause your connection to drop out. Here's what to do when smartphone Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting during transfers.

  • How-Tos: How to download Windows Phone 8.1 and enable Cortana

    Here's how you can register as a developer for free and download Windows Phone 8.1 for your smartphone.

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    How to save Instagram photos on a laptop or PC.

  • How-Tos: Enable HTC One M8 developer options and High Performance Mode

    The HTC One M8 has a hidden high performance mode so here's how to switch it on by enabling the developer options.

  • How-Tos: How to minimise the data used on an iPhone

    Unless you’re on an unlimited data plan, there’s always the possibility you’ll hit or go over your 3G or 4G allowance for the month. Here are some easy ways to cut down on the amount of data your iPhone uses.

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