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  Notice your device feeling sluggish after a recent software upgrade? Looking to give your phone a fresh start? Well you are in luck.    Check out this helpful How To video to learn how.     Steps: To do a factory reset on an Android device Click the Settings app on your home screen. Then scroll to the Personal section and select Backup & Reset. In the Reset section select Factory Data Reset.   To do a factory reset on an iOS device Open your Settings app and select General. Then select Reset and Erase All Content and Settings.   To do a factory reset on a Blackberry device Start by selecting Settings from the home screen. Then Select Security and Privacy and click Security Wipe. Type in BlackBerry and then click Delete Data.   To do a factory reset on a Windows Mobile device Swipe left from the home screen to get to the Apps list. Select Settings, About, then Reset your Phone. You’ll see two warnings at this point, tap Yes on the first and then Yes again.
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  Got your hands on a new wireless accessory and looking to pair it up to your wireless device? Well you are in luck.   Check out this helpful How To video to learn how.     Steps: Android First you’ll need to turn on your Bluetooth. To do that, just open Applications, select Settings, and toggle Bluetooth On. Now you can enable Pairing. Again, open Applications and select Settings. Select Bluetooth and put the device you want to pair into pairing mode. Now select Scan and select that device from the list.   iOS Click Settings, then select Bluetooth and toggle it On. To enable pairing, go back to Settings and select Bluetooth. Now put the device you want to pair into pairing mode. Then you can select Scan and find that device on the list.   Blackberry Swipe down from the top of your Home screen and tap the Bluetooth symbol to toggle Bluetooth On. Now you can enable Pairing. Swipe down from the top of the Home screen and select Settings. Now select Network Connections, then Bluetooth. If the device you want to connect appears in the Devices list, just tap the device name. If you don’t see the device you want to connect in the Devices list, that just means the device is not discoverable. Have a look at the user guide for your device so you can enable Discoverable Mode. If you’ve already done that and you still don’t see the device in the list, make sure your Blackberry is in Discoverable mode. To do that, just tap On in this Discoverable drop-down list on your Blackberry. Once the device to be paired appears on the list, just select it and follow the prompts to complete pairing.   Windows   Mobile From the Start menu, select this arrow on the upper right. Now scroll down and select Settings, then toggle Bluetooth On. To enable Pairing, go to the Start menu and select this arrow on the upper right. Scroll down and select Settings, then Bluetooth. Make sure the device you want to pair is in pairing mode, then select Scan and select that device from the list.
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  Having an overload of downloaded apps? Looking to get rid of the ones you are not using anymore? Well you are in luck.   Check out this helpful How To video to learn how.     Steps: Android OS 5 1. Click Settings from your home screen. 2. Scroll to the Device section and select Apps. 3. Now you just select the apps that you want to get rid of and click Uninstall when you’re done.   iOS 1. Tap and hold an icon until all the icons start jiggling around. 2. Now just tap the X on the top right corner of the app you want to uninstall, and press the Home button to stop the icons from jiggling.   Blackberry 1. Tap and hold the app you want to uninstall until it jiggles. 2. Then just tap the Trash Can icon on the top right corner of the app.   Windows Mobile 1. Swipe left from the home screen to get to the Apps list. 2. Then tap and hold the app you want to get rid of and tap Uninstall, then Yes to confirm.
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  Is your cellphone always running out of battery? Do you find yourself always looking to charge your phone? Want some helpful tips to save batter life? Well you are in luck.   Check out this helpful How To video to learn how.     Turn on Battery Saver 1. To turn Battery Saver on, swipe left from the home screen to get to the Apps list. 2. Then scroll down and tap Settings, then select Battery Saver.   Turning off Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Just swipe down from the home screen to bring up the Action Center, and tap either Wi-Fi or Bluetooth to disable. You can tell they’re off because they look greyed out.   Turning off GPS 1. Swipe  left from the home screen to get to the Apps list. 2. Then scroll down and tap Settings. 3. Select Location and then turn Location services off, then just turn it back on when you need it.   Adjusting Brightness level 1. Swipe left from the home screen to get to the Apps list. 2. Scroll down and tap Settings, select Brightness, and turn off Automatically Adjust and set the level to low.   Adjust Screen Lock timer 1. Swipe left from the home screen to get to the Apps list. 2. Then scroll down and tap Settings, select Lock screen, and adjust the Screen times from the drop down menu.   Animated Wallpapers and Screensavers Avoid using animated wallpapers or screensavers. We know they look pretty, but your battery will thank you if you get rid of them.
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