If your cell phone doesn't have internet capabilities, or you're just unwilling to pay the insane price of the web connectivity rates, you can still access Google as long as you can text message. Google responds to text messages with the best match, so it's more ideal for look ...more
How to Send Sms to Cell Phone Nokia
Do you have to send someone a really long text message? Did you know that you can do so from your computer? Watch this video to find out how easy it is to send an SMS message to nearly any cell phone.
Whether you're the proud owner of a Pantech Crux phone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this free video guide, which presents a general overview of how to set the phone up. For details, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to use the SMS and MMS text messaging features on a Verizon Wireless Salute. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started messaging on your own Salute, watch this helpful vid ...more
The full QWERTY keyboard makes text messages quick to send. Sometimes, it's more convenient to type out an SMS message than to call them from your mobile phone. Watch this video cell phone tutorial and learn how to send SMS text messages on a Palm Treo 800w. Send SMS text mess ...more
Need some help figuring out how to send texts your Nokia N97 mobile phone? It's easy. And this clip will teach you everything you need to know. For all of the details, including complete, step-by-step instructions, watch this N97 owner's guide!
A full QWERTY keyboard makes typing out a text message simple on the Blackberry Curve. Short cut keys may take some time to get used to, but once mastered, texting will only take a second. Watch this video cell phone tutorial and learn how to send an SMS text message on a Blac ...more
Test messages are a fast, discreet way to keep connected on a mobile phone. Sending SMS messages on an LG Rumor are easy with a QWERTY keyboard and predictive text. Watch this video cell phone tutorial and learn how to send an SMS text message on an LG Rumor. Send messages on ...more
Smartphones are great. They help you keep in touch with your loved ones and stay up to date on what's going on in the world. The problem is that like everything else that's useful, they cost money to use, and between calling, texting, and data plans, it can get really expensiv ...more
The dialer screen on your iPhone has a lot more to it than just entering phone numbers and hitting the green call button. It's not very obvious, but there are actually secret codes that you can enter into the dialer to find out information about your device, help troubleshoot ...more
In this video, learn how to send & receive text messages from your computer (Mac or PC) using your email. Is instructed in this video, you will need to find your cell phone service provider, which can be found by copy & pasting the following link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki ...more
The DROID 2 from Motorola came out last August, but it's just now exploding— literally. The 33 News reported yesterday that a Motorola DROID 2 smartphone exploded in the hands of Aron Embry from Cedar Hills, Texas. He was making a phone call outside his home when he heard a PO ...more
This video demonstrates how to send a short text messages from a BlackBerry to another mobile phone. The video walks your composing an SMS and sending it to another cell phone.
This clip will introduce you to an app that will allow you to send free SMS and MMS messages to your friends' cell phones. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPhone 4G or perhaps just considering picking one up second hand, you're sure to benefit from this free video t ...more
Looking for instructions on how to use the various messaging features available on your Samsung Intensity II mobile smartphone? You're in luck. This free video tutorial will see that you need everything you need to know to send and receive email and SMS text messages. For thor ...more
Looking for instructions on how to use the various messaging features available on your Samsung Reality mobile smartphone? You're in luck. This free video tutorial will see that you need everything you need to know to send and receive email and SMS text messages. For thorough ...more
Want to control a friend's cell phone remotely and make "free" calls from it? In this hack how-to video, you'll learn how to hack Bluetooth-enabled cell phones with your Sony Ericsson or Nokia phone and the Super Bluetooth Hack—or "BT Info"—, a free program easily found throug ...more
How to send SMS text messages from your cell phone -- for free. Just use an IM client.
Want to know how to send and receive text messages on a Droid 2 cell phone? Whether you're a proud owner of the Moto Droid 2 Google Android smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For more information, including det ...more
Google is great. They provide us with tons of free services and open source APIs that we can code fun tools for, one of which I don't think gets enough credit: Google Voice. Haven't you ever wanted to be able to protect your privacy when handing out your phone number? Or mayb ...more
In this article, I'll show you how to send SMS messages with Python. You'll need Python 2.7 or later, urllib and urllib2. The code basically uses an online text messaging service to "POST" html data, as if a person was entering the data themselves. The uses for something like ...more
WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. First off, thanks to all of our moderators ...more
Remember what life was like before your iPhone? Before there were palm-sized smartphones with seemingly endless features, there were phones like Motorola's RAZR that peaked with its embedded camera. Before that, there were simple flip phones with texting capabilities, bulky tw ...more
Sometimes you can't just pick up that mobile phone. Text messages keep you connected without making a sound, and are as quick as the flick of your fingers. Watch this video cell phone tutorial and learn how to send and receive SMS text messages on a Samsung Instinct. Send and ...more
This tutorial shows you how to create an intruder alarm that sends you text message alerts when motion is detected. This may sound complicated but I am pretty confident any beginner with electronics should be able to do this just fine. The range sensor senses motion and tells ...more
In a previous how-to, I showed how to send and receive text messages by wirelessly syncing them from your phone to your Nexus 7 tablet. Some eagle-eyed users may have notice that the Nexus 7 with 3G actually has a SIM card slot. Now, syncing messages over to your tablet may b ...more
At a time when virtually everyone has a cell phone, it's almost inconceivable to think of a time when we're without them. At work, in bed, and even in the bathroom; we're always with our smartphones. I mean, hell, someone even designed a way to bring your smartphone into the f ...more
Whether you're at work or in class, there are times when using your phone is unacceptable, regardless of that subtle yet sudden twitch in your arm that arises every time you hear the vibration of a text message. To combat being seen, addicted text messagers have devised ways ...more
Thanks to Apple's implementation of Continuity on Mac OS X Yosemite and iOS 8, communication is truly a seamless thing. Without even looking at my iPhone, I can message or call friends comfortably from my computer or iPad. Even better, with the latest iOS 8.1 update, you can ...more
No matter your reasons, you might need a second phone number that's a little more disposable than your primary number — a "burner" number, so to speak. If you create this burner number using Google Voice, you'll get new functionality like call forwarding and voicemail transcri ...more
It doesn't really matter what kind of cell phone you have—battery life is one of the most important features for any electronic device. We've written tons of articles on how to get better battery life from your Android, iPhone, Kindle, and more, but we've never really covered ...more
Google recently announced that they've partnered with Sprint to push forward with RCS, the next-generation standard for text-based mobile communications. This new standard is colloquially referred to as Advanced Messaging, and with any luck, it should finally give us a true iM ...more
When OS X Yosemite was first announced, there were a number of features that struck my attention, but one in particular that stood out above them all was the ability to make and receive texts and phone calls from your Mac, which Apple calls Continuity. I probably use iMessage ...more
When browsing the web, I enjoy my privacy. It's reassuring that I can peruse the internet without the worry of having my activity tracked back to me, allowing me to leave fun, anonymous comments when I get the urge to troll. Anonymity can also be important when sending a mess ...more
Google's next-gen cellular carrier, Project Fi, is making waves across the mobile industry. With super-cheap plans starting at only $30, and the ability to connect to millions of Wi-Fi hotspots across the globe, it's tempting many users to make the switch from AT&T, Sprint, T- ...more
Having access to your computer from your cell phone is an extremely useful feature. Whether you need to edit documents or send files that are on your home desktop, or you simply want to watch movies you have saved on your computer, access is key. Kind of makes you wish you co ...more
When you misplace your Android device, finding it with the Android Device Manager, or even better, Whistle Me, can help you find it no problem. But what about when your phone is not just hiding under the couch cushions? Your worst nightmare just came true. It's officially gone ...more
Deleting text messages on your iPhone may seem like a pretty simple task, but it's those really simple tasks that usually end up causing headaches later on. Data can stick around, even if you asked it not to, so there's always a slight chance that embarrassing and incriminatin ...more
Due to the overnight success of smartphones, millions of people are connecting with others. Currently, over 15 million text messages are sent every minute worldwide. Most of this communication is happening in the open where any hacker can intercept and share in the discussion ...more
Cellular carriers like to nickel-and-dime us out of every bit of money they can feasibly justify, so as consumers, we owe it to ourselves to make sure that we're getting our money's worth. There are several under-advertised freebies and discounts that come included with a con ...more
Welcome back, my greenhorn hackers! As all you know by now, I'm loving this new show, Mr. Robot. Among the many things going for this innovative and captivating program is the realism of the hacking. I am using this series titled "The Hacks of Mr. Robot" to demonstrate the ha ...more
The telecommunications industry has come a long way since Ma Bell opened the first telephone exchange in the late 1800s. With the advent of fiber optics and wireless broadband technology, we no longer have a need for a dedicated phone connection, as today's data networks can c ...more
This year's big iPhone update, iOS 12, aims to solve many of the issues that arose during iOS 11's controversial, buggy tenure. With that in mind, it may be tempting to jump on board the new software immediately and leave iOS 11 in the dust for good. Here are some reasons why ...more
When Apple recently unveiled iOS 8, many of the newly-added features in their mobile OS seemed eerily familiar to Android users. This is probably because the vast majority of these new features have been available in Android for quite some time. If imitation truly is the sinc ...more
Android comprises an entire ecosystem of apps, games, functions, and features, so it would only make sense that it has its own lexicon. Words, phrases, and acronyms that didn't exist ten years ago are now used in an off-the-cuff style by developers and support technicians acro ...more
The next big iOS version for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch was revealed by Apple at WWDC 2018 and dropped for everyone on Sept. 17, 2018, less than a week after Apple revealed the new iPhone lineup. We've rounded up all the big picture items and secret features and changes we c ...more
Are you getting that nasty "Application access set to not allowed" error on your Nokia 5300 cell phone? Unfortunately, it's a problem for most Nokia 5300 owners, ones who wish to use 3rd party applications on certain carriers, like T-Mobile, who restricts the uses for branding ...more
Sending e-mail on the go is a must these days. People seem to be working 24/7, don't they? If you've recently bought a new HTC Magic cell phone, this tutorial will show you exactly how send an e-mail from your phone to anyone, just like you would on a computer. This is a very ...more
Interested in CCing one or more people on a text message written on a BlackBerry phone? This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video guide. ...more
Watch this video to learn how to replace your Nokia 7373 cell phone LCD screen. This method can also be used to change the top housing or fascia.
Watch this video to learn how to change the LCD screen on your Nokia N95 cell phone.
Watch this video to learn how to change the fascia, or face plate, on your Nokia N95 cell phone with a T5 Screwdriver.
Some cell phones have so many functions, they're almost more like mini-computers and can thus, be somewhat tricky to use. This instructional video slide show explains the different functions and features on a Nokia E71 mobile phone. Click around this tutorial and learn how to ...more
Want to hard reset your Nokia N900 mobile phone? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this N900 owner's guide can present a complete overview of the complete process in just over seven minutes. For all of the details, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Watch this video to learn how to take apart your Nokia N73, to either change the housing or the LCD screen.
Learn how to use Ovi Contacts on your C5! The C5 is the first offering in Nokia's new "C" series of mobile phones. It runs on Nokia's Symbian OS and features a 2.2-inch screen and 3.2-megapixel camera. Want more? Search WonderHowTo's sizable collection of C5 video tutorials.
Learn the "insider secrets" to using Windows Live Messenger (formerly MSN Messenger) like a phone. Everyone is about Skype and Google Talk, but little know Messenger can also do it. CNET tells you about video chatting, texting and more. Talk the talk in Windows Live Messenger.
This video shows how to take off the top part of the housing and replace the LCD Screen and put it back together.
In this clip, we learn how to send and receive text messages on a Windows Phone 7. Whether you're the proud owner of a Microsoft Windows Phone 7 smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, inc ...more
With all of the technology literally at our fingertips, there's no excuse for things not to be easy, right? Don't get frustrated about not being able to send pictures with the simple click of a mouse. Educate yourself with this video so you can send pictures to your cell phone ...more