How To Guides

Part of our mission here at DT is to help you navigate an increasingly digital world, so ever since our inception we’ve been writing tutorials, how-to’s, and guides for just about everything imaginable. It’s been over a decade since we launched, and in that time we’ve amassed a huge repository of helpful articles – everything from how to speed up your PC, to tips and tricks for making a great craigslist ad. Whatever you need to know, we’ve got the 411. 

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Infinite mailboxes: How to add accounts to Windows 10 Mail

Upgrading from one operating system to another isn't always easy. Here's how to quickly add your personal or work email account to the Windows Mail app, whether you prefer Outlook, Gmail, or another service entirely.

How to use manual mode on the LG G4 and take amazing pictures

The LG G4 is one of the best smartphones of 2015, partly due to the built-in camera. Here's our guide on how to better utilize the camera's manual components, whether shooting JPEGS or in Raw.

Can you dig it? Here’s how to set up a dedicated Terraria server

Terraria is a game best experienced with a group of your friends, and a dedicated server is the best way to do so. Follow our handy guide and you'll be exploring and crafting with your friends in no time.

How to transfer your contacts between iPhone and Android 1:55

There's nothing worse than getting a new phone and realizing you don't have any of your old contacts listed. Luckily, it's an easy problem to solve. Here's how to transfer your contact list to your new device.

Want your next PC to last a decade? It’s possible

How long will your current PC last? Three years? Five? What if you could make one that would last you 10 years? Here's how to put together, and upgrade, a computer that can last an entire decade.

Here’s how to fine-tune the Action Center in Windows 10

The Action Center in Windows 10 is more useful than you might think, that is, if you know what you're doing. Here's how to fine-tune your notifications and Quick actions.

How to recycle your old computer

Got old machinery collecting dust? Follow our guide to recycle old desktops and laptops the right way, including erasing all of your personal data properly.

How to send encrypted emails

While the average email service doesn't do much to protect your emails there is another level of service that offers email encryption.There are dozens of encryption options available, from plugins to web services. Let's take a look at the…