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Follow these steps to set up wireless voicemail for the first time on Android: Open the dial pad on your Phone. Press and hold 1 to access voicemail. When prompted, enter the temporary password (the last four digits of your wireless phone number). Follow the prompts to set up a new password. Follow the prompts to record your name or business name. Note: If you don’t want to record a name and leave it blank, press # to continue. Follow the prompts to either record a personal greeting or to use the default greeting. To check your voicemail, press and hold 1 on your dial pad and enter your new password. Any unheard voicemail messages will automatically play. Voicemail shortcuts - Regular Voicemail 1 (press and hold) - Access voicemail 11 - Rewind to beginning of message 1 - (during message) Rewind 10 seconds 33 - Jump to end of message 3 - Fast-forward 10 seconds 44 - Go back one message 8 - Dial caller's phone number 42121 - Turn on password skip
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  Looking to back up and store your files from your Samsung Device? Switching devices and looking to retain your old files? Well you are in luck.   Check out this helpful How To video to learn how.     Steps: First, make sure you have the latest version of Samsung Smart Switch. Next, connect your device to your computer and click on the Backup tab. When it is done transferring, you will have completely backed up your device on your computer. To restore your device from a previous backup, click Restore. Once it is complete, you will have successfully restored your old backup on to your current Samsung device
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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.       Adjusting Brightness level Go to your Applications and select Settings. In the Device section click on Display, and scroll down to Settings until you see Brightness Level. Then adjust!   Review Battery Usage From the Applications screen go to Settings. In the Device section click on Power management, and in the Power information section click on Battery Usage. This list shows you all the apps that are consuming your phone’s battery so you can control which ones you need and which ones you don’t.   Turning off Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Just go to Applications, then Settings, and then Wireless & Networks. Click on Wi-Fi & Bluetooth to temporarily disable them   Closing Active Programs & Apps From the Applications screen go to Settings. In the Device section select Apps and swipe right on the heading until you get to Running. From here you can stop any apps that you don’t need running in the background all the time.   Turning off GPS Start from the Applications screen and go to Settings. In the Personal section select Location and toggle it Off.   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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  With near field communication technology, you can quickly share digital information – videos, music, links, photos and other saved files – by simply touching two devices together.   It’s called Android Beam.   Here’s how to get started:   Turn on Android Beam by going to   Settings > More > Android Beam   and then hitting the switch. Navigate to whatever resource you want to share (a contact, a picture, a web page, an app). Place your phone back to back with another Beam-enabled Android device. You’ll hear a chime and you’ll see your screen shrink. Tap on the screen to share. Once the beam is initiated you can move the phones apart.
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Backing up your Android is simple. And while a backup is definitely something you should do before an upgrade, it’s a good idea to set your device to perform periodic, automatic backups, too.   There are many apps and services for Android, but for sheer simplicity and security, cloud-based backups are best for their ease of use. You don’t need to worry about getting an external hard drive to store your backed-up files, and because everything’s stored virtually, in the cloud, you can access and sync with it from anywhere, on any Web-enabled device.   Once installed, some backup apps, such as Easy Backup, let you save your backed-up files, including your contacts, calendar and text messages, to wherever you choose, such as to Google Drive and Dropbox, or right onto your device’s microSD card.   Bonus:   Easy Backup is free, although services like Dropbox charge a nominal monthly fee depending on the storage you need.     How to back up your Android using Easy Backup:   Download the free app from the   Google Play   store. Once installed, click on the app. You’ll be asked if you’d like to perform a backup now. Tap   Yes. Select which types of files you’d like to back up; choices include SMS, MMS, Call Log, Calendar, Contacts and more. Choose where you’d like to save your files: SD card, Gmail, Dropbox or Google Drive. You’ll be asked to configure your account with the app. Do so now. When prompted, enter in the title of the backup (e.g., today’s date). Click   OK. To access the saved files, go to the saved location and open the file.   TIP:   It’s a smart idea to back up other files, such as videos, pictures and music, periodically.
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  Heading out of the country for a trip? Looking to stay connected while out and abroad? Well you are in luck.   Check out this helpful How To video to learn how.     Steps:   Android Devices: 1. Open the Settings app. 2. Under Wireless & Networks,  select Cellular Networks. 3. Turn on the Data roaming slider. Select OK and you're done!     iOS Devices 1. Open Settings app. 2. Tap Cellular, then open Cellular Data Options.  3. Turn on the Data Roaming slider. Select OK and you're done!
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