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How to send all calls from specific contacts to voicemail

If there's a certain someone you'd rather not talk to, you can automatically direct their calls to your voicemail inbox.

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Protect your Android phone from loss or theft

Every mugger and pickpocket in the world knows that your smartphone represents hundreds of dollars in hardware and information. Here's how to protect that asset.

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How to properly clean and sanitize your smartphone

Your phone goes everywhere with you. Do you have any idea how many germs are crawling all over that thing?

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8 ways to tame your data-hogging Android phone

Keep wireless overage charges at bay by mastering Android's robust cellular data tools and tweaking data-hogging streaming apps.

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7 Android shortcuts for doing things faster

Android boasts a series of handy shortcuts for everything from taking a screenshot to silencing notifications.

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4 ways to take charge of iOS's Background App Refresh feature

Too many apps refreshing themselves in the background can put a dent in your iPhone or iPad battery life. Keep an eye on which apps are doing the refreshing, and when.

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This is your best hope for recovering photos from a lost or stolen phone

The phone may be gone, but your pictures could live on...depending on what your phone's settings were.

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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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4 ways to save a web page on an iPhone or Android phone

Instead of bookmarking a URL that might disappear tomorrow, try saving a web page—permanently—to your Android or iOS handset.

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How to switch from iPhone to Android and keep all your stuff

Apple never appreciated you anyway, right? This guide will make your move easier.