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How To : Fix an iPhone power button

If you're feeling particularly handy, you can try using this video to fix a jammed iPhone power button. In it you'll learn how to completely disassemble and then reassemble your iPhone. If you've got the right tools lying around, you might just be able to save yourself a lengt ...more

How To : Fix a sticking HOME button on the iPhone 3G

Have a broken "Home" button on your iPhone 3G? In this video tutorial, learn ways of possibly fixing a sticking or broken HOME button, or any other buttons on your iPhone 3GS, by simply restarting and reboting your system. Fix a sticking HOME button on the iPhone 3G. Click thr ...more

How To : Fix a wet cell phone or a jammed ipod

Today's Tech shows you how to fix a cell phone or computer that has gotten wet or jammed. With a wet cell phone, you must act quickly or it may be permanently damaged. The first thing you should do after pulling it out of the water is to take the battery and SIM card out. Dry ...more

How To : Fix broken home button on iPod touch

So you want to go home eh? Just can't seem to get there? Well, if you're dealing with a broken home button on an iPod touch this can be a frustrating challenge that can leave you wanting to hurl your device across the room. Well, worry no more. This video will get you home qui ...more

How To : Fix a wet phone using rice

In this video, we learn how to fix a wet phone using rice! Before you begin, you will need to turn your phone off and take the back off and battery out. After you do this, take a bag of Basmati rice and place the phone inside of it. If there is a reseal on the top of the rice ...more

How To : Fix the Hold button on an Apple iPod Classic

Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of disassembling, cleaning and reassembling an iPod Classic quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair. You'll then see how to go ...more

How To : Fix the Home Button Lag on Your Samsung Galaxy S4

Your new Samsung Galaxy S4 is fast, but it can definitely be faster. One issue that carried over from the Samsung Galaxy S3 is Home button lag. Instead of it being an instantaneous response, it takes a split second for the action to take place—and a split second is enough to i ...more

How To : Fix the Vista power button

The shutdown button in Windows Vista doesn't actually shut down your computer. Watch this helpful computer tutorial video to learn how to fix your Vista power button so it does shut down your computer.

How To : Use the power button shortcuts on a Nokia N900 phone

Did you know there are several functions accessible by shortcuts using the power button on the Nokia N900 smartphone? This tech support video from Nokia details how to bring up a menu allowing you to turn on silent mode, lock the screen and keyboard, and more.

How To : Improve Wi-Fi Performance on Your Rooted Nexus 4

One of the most common complaints that people have about the Nexus 4 would have to be its intermittently poor Wi-Fi performance, a problem that for many, persists through the installation of updates and even custom ROMs. Many of us have experienced poor video streaming, slow ...more

How To : Record Phone Calls on Any Android Device

Many apps claim to record phone calls on Android, but very few actually deliver. There's just too many different devices floating around out there for one app to be able to support them all—or so it would seem. Don't Miss: How to Encrypt Phone Calls & Text Messages on Android ...more

SafetyNet : How to Fix 'CTS Profile Mismatch' Errors

Because of Android's new SafetyNet system, certain apps can now block rooted users or prevent you from accessing them altogether — but at least for now, there are still ways around these restrictions. You can pass most of SafetyNet's checks with Magisk and systemless root, bu ...more

DIY Repair : How to Fix Your Broken Smartphone Like a Pro

In my days as a hardware tech, I often came across motivated do-it-yourselfers who watched a video or two on how to repair a phone and thought that they'd give it a go. More often than not, they failed miserably and damaged their phones (and wallets) even more in the process. ...more

How To : Get All of Apple's New Emojis on Android

Apple just sent out a new update to their iPhones, and while that normally wouldn't have any impact on Android users, the fact that they included 184 new emojis means that the text messages you receive from friends and family members with iOS devices might come across with bla ...more

How To : Fake Captive Portal with an Android Phone

Have you ever used an open wifi, which after you connect displays a website to enter your credentials to get internet? That website is called captive portal and widely used in airports, hotels, universities etc. Have you ever wondered what would happen if someone would set up ...more

How To : Enable Stereo Sound on Your Nexus 5

At $349 off contract, the Nexus 5 has always been one of the best bang-for-your-buck smartphones on the market. In order to keep the price that low, however, Google had to pass up on some of the minor features that other flagship phones offer. Stereo sound, for instance, is b ...more

How To : Get Sense 6 from the HTC One M8 on Your Nexus 5

We Nexus users are fairly spoiled. There's a ton of third-party development for our phones, which translates to a virtually endless stream of custom ROMs being made available to us. When HTC updated its flagship phone earlier this year to the HTC One M8, they also improved th ...more

How To : Fix 1600 errors when Jailbreaking 3.1 firmware

In this tutorial we learn how to fix 1600 errors when jailbreaking 3.1 firmware. First, make sure your iTunes is updated to 9.0 and make sure you have 3.0 firmware. Having these installed on your phone will help make sure you don't get the 1600 error. You will have to play aro ...more

How To : Get a True "Silent Mode" on Android Lollipop

The biggest complaint I hear about Android Lollipop is the fact that the new Priority Mode notification system has effectively killed off "Silent Mode." Sure, you can still put your phone on vibrate, but that's not truly silent. Selecting "None" as your notification mode isn't ...more

How To : Fix the Yellow Tint on Your Nexus 5's Display

The Nexus 5 has a known issue with its display. Affecting all models from the first manufacturing run and most models thereafter, this display issue is easiest to notice on something with a white background. A yellowish tint, most noticeable when compared to other devices, see ...more

How To : Get New Transition Animations on Your Nexus 5

Transition animations are an essential element of any mobile operating system. They give the user a sense of what's happening on the screen, where the apps are coming from, and where they're going. The stock transition animations on the Nexus 5 are some of the most boring one ...more

How To : Fix iPhone Freeze

iOS 6 and above freezes on iPhone 4 and 4s randomly. Step 1. Your phone should have Assistive Touch enabled. Step 2. When the phone freezes, tap on Assistive Touch and click on Voice Control. Step 3. Speak a name to dial from your address book and wait until the dialer pad a ...more

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