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  Hey Community!   We promised you that we were baking something sweet into your   LG G4   and the day has come!   As of July 21st, Wi-Fi calling for Android will be available on the   LG G4.   Other Samsung and LG Wi-Fi capable devices will be added throughout the year. Stay tuned!   Want to know more about Android Wi-Fi Calling and Eligibilities? Check out the   Rogers Wi-Fi Calling FAQs     LG Wi-Fi Calling: OnBoarding "How To"   On your home screen press “Phone”.       Press “More” in the top right corner of the screen.     Press “Call Settings”.     Press “Wi-Fi Calling”.     Press the link below the Wi-Fi Calling toggle switch to register for Wi-Fi Calling.     Note:   If you are connected to Wi-Fi, we need to verify your phone number through the following steps: Enter Phone Number and press “Get Verification Code” to receive an SMS with your Verification Code Input the Verification Code and press “Submit”.       Accept Terms and Conditions.     Enter your Emergency Address and press “Continue”.     Confirm your Emergency Address.           You will receive an SMS confirming when your registration is complete.     Go back to your Call Settings, (from the home screen, press “Phone”, “More”, “Call Settings”) and toggle the Wi-Fi Calling switch to the ON position.       You’re all set to go. All of your calls and texts will go over Wi-Fi when you are connected to a Wi-Fi network.
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  Hey Community!   We promised you that we were baking something sweet into our Marshmallow 6.0.1 OS update to your Samsung Galaxy Note 5   and the day has come!   As of May 31st, Wi-Fi calling for Android will be available on the   Samsung Note 5.   Later this summer, we plan on launching Android Wi-Fi calling to the LG G4 as well. Other Samsung and LG Wi-Fi capable devices will be added throughout the year. Stay tuned!    Edit* As of June 15th, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus   will have Wi-fi Calling enabled.   Samsung Wi-Fi Calling: OnBoarding "How To"     On Samsung main page, press the icon: “Phone”     On the “Phone” page, press the “MORE” menu on the upper right of the screen     Press the “Settings” menu option to go to the “Call Settings” page.     On the “Call Settings” page, go to the bottom of the page and press the “Wi-Fi Calling” option.     On the “Wi-Fi Calling” page, click on the registration link to start the onboarding     Enter a valid wireless phone number in the field: “Wireless Phone Number”.         Press the button: “Get Verification Code”     You will receive the Phone Verification Code by SMS.       Enter the Verification Code received by SMS in the field: “Please enter the verification Code”.       Press: “Submit"       Accept Terms & Conditions by pressing the button: “Agree”       Enter the 9-1-1 Emergency Address in the fields: Country (Select Country) First Name Last Name Address (Street Number)      (Street Name)      (Unit/Floor Number) City Province Postal Code   Press on the button “Continue”.       Wait for address validation: “Validating Wi-Fi Calling Address"       Confirm the 9-1-1 Emergency Address by pressing “Use this address”       “Provisioning in progress” Page will appear for few seconds.     On the final page close the onboarding portal and return to device.     Wait for the confirmation SMS upon provisioning completion.     Once SMS is received, go back to the “Wi-Fi Calling” page and turn the Wi-Fi calling toggle to “ON”.     Wi-Fi Calling icon will appear on the phone’s status bar, indicating that Wi-Fi Calling is connected and ready for use.
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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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 Samsung Kies is free software (for Mac or PC) that makes it easy to move music, videos, contacts and more to and from your Samsung Galaxy Tab.  Download Kies at samsung.com/kies.   Once installed, you can sync via the USB cable that came with your Galaxy Tab or sync over Wi-Fi.   Here’s how to set up Wi-Fi sync:   Connect your tablet to your home Wi-Fi network. Install and open the Kies software on your computer. In the Kies software on your computer, follow the start-up wizard to connect your computer to your Tab over Wi-Fi. Drag and drop your music and other media files to sync them to your Tab.
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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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  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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  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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  Just made the leap from an iOS device to an Android device? Looking to transfer all your existing data? Well you are in luck.   Check out this helpful How To video to learn how.     Steps:   Transfer Photos 1. Download the free Google Photos app from the App Store. 2. Login with your Google Account, and under the settings menu, turn on Backup and Sync. 3. After it is complete, you can view all your photos on your new Android device through the Google Photos app.     Transfering Music 1. Install Google Play Music Manager on your computer. 2. Music Manager will upload upto 50000 songs from your iTunes librairy to the cloud. 3. On your Android phone, open the Google Play Music app to access your music.    Transfering Contacts 1. Goto   www.icloud.com on your computer and export your contacts as a vCard. 2. Once complete, transfer the new vCard to your Android device via email or USB cable.  3. On your Android device, select the Contacts app. 4. Under settings, select Import and Export contacts and add the vCard. That's it!  
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  Just made the leap from an Android device to an iOS device? Looking to transfer all your existing data? Well you are in luck.   Check out this helpful How To video to learn how.     Steps:   Transfer Photos 1. Download the free Move to iOS app from the Google Play Store. 2. Make sure both devices are plugged into a power source and connected to WiFi. 3. Set up your new iOS as normal until you get to the Apps & Data. 4. On your iOS device, Select Move from Android. On your Android device, select Move to iOS. Follow the on screen instructions. 5. Wait for the Transfer Data screen to appear on your iOS device and choose what content you would like to transfer then tap Next.   6. Leave both devices alone until transfer is complete. Complete the rest of the iOS setup and you are done!
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  Switch over your contacts, calendars and music from your old device to your new one. BlackBerry has made it super easy to make the move, with an easy-to-use device-switching app called, appropriately, Device Switch.   The Device Switch software will transfer contacts and calendars between your devices over Wi-Fi. Before you do anything, ensure your iPhone and BlackBerry 10 device are on the same wireless network. Preferably your home network.     Moving Contacts and Calendars     On your iPhone: Tap to open the App Store. Search for “Device Switch” (made by Media Mushroom) and tap to download and install. Grant the app the permissions it requires: - Access contacts - Access Calendars - Access Reminders - Access Photos     On your New BlackBerry 10 Device:   Open BlackBerry World, search for an install and launch “Device Switch.” Swipe left to begin the process. Select “iPhone.”     On your iPhone:   Tap your BlackBerry in the Select Device window. All you need to do now is hit a few on-screen buttons; your iPhone and your BlackBerry 10 device will communicate with each other and complete the transfer.     Switching from Android to BlackBerry 10     On your Android:   Tap to open the Play Store. Search for “Device Switch” (made by Media Mushroom) and tap to download and install. Open the app and tap Next to get started     On your New BlackBerry 10 Device:   Open BlackBerry World then search for an install and launch “Device Switch.” Swipe left to begin the process. Select “Android.”   Your Android device and your BlackBerry 10 device will talk to each other wirelessly (provided they’re on the same wireless network) and will complete the transfer.     Moving Music   On your iPhone:   Sync your iPhone with iTunes using your iPhone’s USB cable. On your computer, download BlackBerry Link. Install and run the software. Connect your BlackBerry 10 device  to BlackBerry Link, go to Music Content, then drag and drop music from the Desktop tab to the BlackBerry tab.     On your Android:   If your Android device has a microSD card inserted and you’ve been saving your music there, remove it and put it into your BlackBerry 10 device. Did your music show up? Great! If not, no problem.   Here’s what to do:   Connect your BlackBerry 10 device and your Android device to the computer. Your BlackBerry 10 and your Android device will appear as removable drives. On your computer, drag music from the Android device removable drive and drop it onto your BlackBerry 10 removable drive.
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  ogers Basic  APN Settings   Settings Details APN rogers-core-appl1.apn Username wapuser1 Password wap Rogers Core  APN Settings   Settings Details APN rogers-core-appl1.apn Username n/a Password n/a Note: For Android smartphones, input the following MMS settings to ensure MMS functionality. MMSC http://mms.gprs.rogers.com MMS Proxy 10.128.1.69 MMS Port 80 Rogers LTE  APN Settings A compatible LTE device is required for these settings to function correctly.   Settings Details Name Rogers APN ltemobile.apn MMSC http://mms.gprs.rogers.com MMS Proxy 10.128.1.69 MMS Port 80 Username Not required Password Not required     Rogers Internet  APN Settings These settings are to be programed to a wireless device for GPRS functionality on the Rogers Wireless Network. Note:   GPRS allows for HTML browsing on the smartphone browser.    Settings Details APN internet.com Username wapuser1 Password wap   Rogers MMS  Settings   Settings Details APN media.com Username media Password mda01 MMS Gateway Address 172.25.0.107 MMS URL http://mms.gprs.rogers.com MMS Proxy 10.128.1.69     Rogers WAP  Settings   Settings Details APN goam.com Username wapuser1 Password wap WAP IP 1 208.200.67.150 WAP Port 1 9203 WAP IP 2 208.200.67.151 WAP Port 2 9201 Homepage http://rogers.mobi     Supported network frequencies  used on the Rogers network    Network Frequency Bands 2G (GSM/EDGE) 850, 1900 MHz B5, B2 3G (UMTS/HSPA)  850, 1900 MHz  B5, B2 LTE 700 MHz B12, B17 1700/2100 MHz (AWS) B4 2600 MHz B7   For more on using unlocked devices on the Rogers network click here or   here for bring your own device.          Set up a New APN on Android OS   Open   Applications/Apps. Select   Settings. Select   More Networks or More Settings or Wireless & Networks   (varies depending on model). Select   Mobile Networks. Select   Access Point Names. Click the   Menu   key. Select   New APN. Enter the following fields: LTE devices Name: Any name to identify the APN APN: ltemobile.apn MMSC:   http://mms.gprs.rogers.com MMS Proxy: 10.128.1.69 MMS Port: 80 Non-LTE devices Name: Any name to identify the APN APN: rogers-core-appl1.apn or internet.com Username: wapuser1 Password: wap MMSC:   http://mms.gprs.rogers.com MMS Proxy: 10.128.1.69 MMS Port: 80 Click the   Menu   key. Select   Save. Ensure the new APN is selected from the   Access Point Names   screen            Set up a New APN on Unlocked Apple devices   Note:   this feature is only available on unlocked iPhones. Most iPhones will have the APN preset by the carrier and will not require manual set up. Click   Settings. Select   Cellular. Under   Cellular Data   section, enter the following fields: APN:   rogers-core-appl1.apn   or   ltemobile.apn   (if you have a LTE compatible iPhone) Under the   MMS   section, enter the following fields: APN: media.com MMSC:   http://mms.gprs.rogers.com MMS Proxy : 10.128.1.69 Restart the device.          Set up a New APN on Balckberry  OS 7.0 or Earlier Open the Home screen. Select   Options. Select   Device (varies depending on model). Select   Advanced System Settings. Select   TCP IP. Place check mark in the box next to APN Settings Enabled. Enter rogers-core-appl1.apn or internet.com in the APN feild. Enter Username for APN: wapuser1 and Password  for APN : wap Press the   Menu   key. Select   Save.          Set up a New APN on Blackberry  OS10   Open the Home screen. Select   Settings. Select Mobile Network. Select Network Connections. Select   APN.  Enter the following   details  APN Settings: Access Point Names (APN) :  rogers-core-appl1.apn or internet.com Username: wapuser1 Password: wap Tap Save. Open  the  Home screen . Select   Text Messages. Select  the dots   ... Select Settings Select Text Messages. Select   MMS. Select   Advanced Enter the following details: APN Settings APN :   ltemobile.apn or  media.com MMSC:   http://mms.gprs.rogers.com MMS Proxy : 10.128.1.69 Tap Save.           Set up a New APN on Windows  Phone   Note:   Two types of APNs can be set up through these steps, internet APN for internet browsing and data or MMS APN for sending/receiving of picture messages. From the   App List   select   Settings. Select   Cellular. Select   Add Internet APN   or   Add MMS APN. Enter all required fields: Internet Settings APN: internet.com Username: wapuser1 Password: wap MMS Settings APN: media.com Username: media Password: mda01 MMS Gateway Address: 172.25.0.107 MMS URL:   http://mms.gprs.rogers.com MMS Proxy: 10.128.1.69 Click   Done.       Set up a New APN on Symbian  OS   Note:   Two types of APNs can be set up through these steps, internet APN for internet browsing and data or MMS APN for sending/receiving of picture messages. From   Menu   select   Settings. Select   Connectivity. Select   Destinations. Select   Access Point. Select   Add Internet APN   or   Add MMS APN. Enter all required fields: Internet Settings APN: internet.com Username: wapuser1 Password: wap MMS Settings APN: media.com Username: media Password: mda01 MMS Gateway Address: 172.25.0.107 MMS URL:   http://mms.gprs.rogers.com MMS Proxy: 10.128.1.69 Click   Done.       Set up a New APN on Classic  Devices   Note:   These steps are how to program the APN settings on most classic phones. Go to Menu. Select   Settings. Select   Connectivity or Configuration. Choose   Preferred access point/Internet Profiles/Internet Access/Access Points   or   Packet data. Select  Settings   or Edit. Enter all required fields: Internet Settings APN: internet.com Username: wapuser1 Password: wap
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