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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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How to Create iPhone Shortcuts—and Make Your Life Infinitely Easier

Ready for the best smartphone hack ever? Learn these simple iPhone shortcuts to streamline everyday tasks and save a ton of time.

How to Schedule a Text Message on Your iPhone

Schedule messages on your iPhone to send at just the right time with these easy hacks


What Is That Red Dot on Your Apple Watch—and How Do You Get Rid of It?

Some find it helpful, others find it annoying. Here's what that mysterious red dot on your Apple Watch means—and how...


How to Forward a Text Message from Your Phone

Once you know the steps, forwarding a text message on your iPhone or Android is fast, easy and convenient


6 Reasons Your Phone Is So Slow—and How to Speed It Up

Is your smartphone dragging? Find out the common reasons iPhones and Androids slow down, as well as the easy...

Should You Use the Thumbs Up Emoji? Your Gen Z Co-Workers Want You to Stop

Many younger office workers see it as passive-aggressive, along with several other emojis used by "old people."


How to Do a Reverse Image Search on Your iPhone

Looking up a photo with the reverse image search feature on your iPhone is fast, easy and free

A “Panic” Emoji Is Coming to Smartphones—Along with These Other Keyboard Icons

High-fives all around! We’re about to get a slew of fun new emojis to craft the perfect texts.


How to Unlock an iPhone Without a Passcode

Learn how to unlock an iPhone without a passcode before you're stuck. You never know when these methods will come...


iPhone Disabled? Here’s What to Do Next

Fixing your disabled iPhone is easy, especially if your info is backed up to iTunes or iCloud.



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How to Permanently Delete iPhone Apps

Whether an app is causing problems on your iPhone or you just want to free up some space, you can...


How to Edit Photos on Your iPhone Using the Photos App

Photo editing doesn't have to be intimidating, and it can even be fun once you know how to edit photos...


Why Are My Texts Green on My iPhone?

iPhone users might have noticed that some of their text messages are green, while others are blue. Here's the lowdown...

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30 Hidden iPhone Hacks You Never Knew About

From charging the battery faster to taking a hands-free photo, these secret iPhone hacks will be your new favorite tricks.


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What Is Airplane Mode, and What Happens If You Don’t Use It During Flights?

Is airplane mode a necessary inconvenience or an aeronautic myth? We unravel the science behind it and why you (still)...


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How to Hide Apps on an iPhone

If your home screen is unorganized and hard to navigate, learn how to hide apps on the iPhone so the...


10 Best Free Meditation Apps to Give You a Sense of Calm

Need a moment of calm and tranquility? These meditation apps will help you find your zen.


18 Hidden Voice Memos Features You Never Knew About

Take a deeper dive into your iPhone Voice Memos app.


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Here’s What Hackers Can Do with Just Your Cell Phone Number

Scammers can use your phone number to impersonate, steal from, and harass you and others. Here's what to do if...


What Is SMS, and How Do These Text Messages Work?

You've likely encountered SMS messages, even if you didn't know it. Here's how they work—and why scammers love them.


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How to Use AirDrop on Any Apple Device

AirDrop is an incredibly convenient way to share photos, videos, and other kinds of files. Here's how to use it—and...


How to Record a Voice Memo on Your iPhone

Take note: Your iPhone's Voice Memos app can help you record pretty much anything.

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How to Hide Private Photos on Your iPhone or iPad

Your foolproof guide to hiding sensitive or personal photos on an iPhone or iPad


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How to Stop Spam Calls for Good

Hard fact of life: Robocalls aren't going to stop. But you can prevent them from ever reaching you, thanks to...