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How much is Spotify Premium, and can you get it for free?

Spotify Premium costs $10.99 for an individual, $14.99 for a two-person plan, and $15.99 for a family plan. Here's how to get a deal.
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How to back up your Apple Watch in ten minutes or less

If you're wondering how to back up your Apple Watch, then we have the answers you need in this guide. Learn how to back up or restore an Apple Watch.
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How to update AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max

Apple often releases updates for AirPods. These updates offer new features and can resolve bugs. Here's how to update AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max.
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How to connect your iPhone or iPad to a Samsung TV

Looking to share content from your iPhone to your Samsung TV? Here's how to share videos, photos, music, and more to your TV with AirPlay 2 and other methods.
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How to reset your Apple password on iPhone or web

Regardless of the device, all Apple users have an Apple ID. This makes knowing the password for your Apple ID critical. Here's how to reset it if you forget it.

How to remove malware and viruses from an Android phone

Here's our guide to removing malware and viruses from your Android phone, including information on how to identify the malicious app.
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What is Amazon Music: everything you need to know

Don't overlook Amazon Music; it boasts a 100 million-song library, hi-res music, spatial audio, and plans to suit a wide range of users.
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How to turn off the camera sound on an iPhone

There are 3 ways to turn off your iPhone's camera sound: turning on Live Photo, flipping the mute switch, or turning down your phone's volume.
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How to track an Android phone (or other device)

Need to learn how to track your Android smartphone or other mobile device? Here are three great options, each of which can help you pinpoint your device.
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How to sync your Outlook Calendar with your Google Calendar

If you enter appointments into Google Calendar, there's a way to sync that data to Outlook. Here's how, plus we provide steps to sync Outlook with Google.
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How to block text messages on iPhone and Android

A smartphone keeps you in contact with the rest of the world, but not all text messages are desirable. Here's how to block text messages on iPhone and Android.
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The best websites to download audiobooks for free in 2024

Audiobooks make catching up on lengthy stories pretty easy. But they can be expensive. So we've rounded up the best websites to download audiobooks for free.
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How to take a screenshot on an iPad (any generation)

Here, we investigate how to take a screenshot on an iPad, including with the Apple Pencil and Accessibility modes, and annotate and edit your screen grabs.
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How to download movies and shows from Prime Video

Prime Video lets you download content so you can watch it later. Here' how to download movies and shows from Amazon Prime Video.
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How to recover deleted text messages on iPhone

Did you delete text messages on your iPhone that you need to retrieve? Here are a few easy ways to get them back!
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How to record phone calls on your Android phone

We've put together a guide to show you precisely how to record a phone call in Android using Google Voice or an external recording device.
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Does the Samsung Galaxy S24 come with a pen?

A stylus pen can make any phone better, so does the Samsung Galaxy S24 range have a stylus pen, and can any of the three phones use them? Find out here.
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How to restore deleted or missing contacts on your iPhone

Losing a contact stored on your iPhone can be a panic-inducing experience, but a quick trip to iCloud will restore your lost contacts. We show you how to do it.
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How to clear ‘Other’ storage/system data on an iPhone

If your iPhone’s storage has been consumed by content mysteriously labeled as Other, we’ll show you how to take care of it and reclaim your device’s space.
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How to set up voicemail and Visual Voicemail on an iPhone

Here's how to set up voicemail on an iPhone so you can view, listen to, and organize your voicemail messages. It takes just a couple of minutes to enable.
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What to do when your iPhone doesn’t show up in Finder (or iTunes)

Have an iPhone that isn't showing up in Finder (or iTunes)? Here's what you can do to fix it!
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How to make ringtones for an iPhone

No one wants to pay for ringtones. So save your money and check out our guide on how to use your own songs to make ringtones for your iPhone.

How to use Apple Pay with your iPhone, Apple Watch, or Mac

Apple Pay liberates you from cash and cards, making payments easier. Here's how to set it up on your iOS, MacOS, or WatchOS device, plus where you can use it.
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How to clear the cache on your iPhone

Clearing your cache is a simple yet effective way of freeing up storage space on your iPhone and making it run faster. Here's how to do it in a few easy steps.
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The most common Steam Deck problems and how to fix them

Is your Steam Deck developing some issues or bugs? You're not alone: Here are the Steam Deck problems we've been noticing and the solutions to fix them now.
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How to force close apps on your Android device

Are you having trouble with an Android app? We show you how to close any background apps and how to force close apps in Android with ease.
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How to turn off Live Photos on an iPhone

Live Photos are three-second videos that take up more space than regular photos. With this guide, we show you have to easily switch them off.
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How to manage and cancel subscriptions on an iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch

Everyone has a few subscriptions they don't need anymore. We show you exactly how to cancel subscriptions on Apple's mobile devices in this step-by-step guide.
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How to use Android Recovery Mode to fix your phone or tablet

Recovery mode is often indispensable for solving phone problems. This guide explains what it is and precisely how to access it on most major Android phones.
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How to unlock a Samsung phone on any carrier

Need to unlock your Samsung phone? Thankfully, it's easy to do. Just follow these simple steps, and you'll have an unlocked phone in no time.
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Does the Samsung Galaxy S24 have MagSafe?

The latest Samsung Galaxy S24 series supports wireless charging. Does it also support MagSafe? The answer might not surprise you.
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How to add coupons, gift cards, loyalty cards to Apple Wallet

Apple Wallet is a versatile digital location to store many items -- including rewards cards and coupons from popular brands. Here's how you can connect them.
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Does Walmart take Apple Pay in 2024?

Walmart does not accept Apple Pay, but there are still ways for you to use your phone at the store.
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How to factory reset an Apple iPhone and clear all your data

Resetting an iPhone can alleviate software woes and wipe personal data. Here's how to factory reset an iPhone whenever you need to.