Don't-Miss Android Phone Stories

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How to teach contact names and relationships to Siri and Google Now

Help Google Now and Siri sift through your contacts faster by by assigning special names and relationships to your most important or frequent contacts

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Got a new Android phone? Here's how to properly get rid of your old one

Protect and clear your data—and then sell, donate, or recycle your old phone.

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Shhh! 3 ways to keep your pre-Lollipop Android phone quiet

There's no official silent mode for KitKat and earlier phones, but there are some workarounds and apps you can try.

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Lock your phone to a single app with Lollipop’s screen pinning

Lollipop's screen pinning feature can help keep your young kids from wreaking havoc on your phone. And it takes just a few moments to set up.

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Test your Android phone's performance with these free benchmarking tools

These 8 apps tell you everything you need to know about your Android device, and they don’t cost a dime.

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Clear your app caches to clear up Android phone issues

Is an app on the fritz? Fixing the problem may be only a few taps away.

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How to type special characters and Emoji on your Android phone

You can type ü, ñ, ç, and other special characters with ease on your Android phone. Seriously.

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18 essential tips and tricks for getting started with your Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Your new phablet device comes chock full of neat features. Here's some of our favorites.

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How to change notification sounds on your Android phone

Stand out from the crowd. Change your notification sound.

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How to change the voice on your Android phone

The option is in the phone's accessibility menu