How To's

Smartphones and even basic cell phones can do so much more than make phone calls. Wirefly will show you how to do more with your smartphone, including how to make a mobile hotspot, how to block unwanted calls, and even how to personalize your ringtone. At the same time that smartphones pack more capabilities than ever, cell phone manufacturers have stopped including manuals in the box. Wirefly makes it easy to learn how to use your phone in new and exciting ways.

Most Recent How To's

Smartphone

How to save money on data and still browse freely on your phone

May 03, 2013 | by Nicole

Gone are the days of a five phone selection and limited service plans.  With today's large assortment of smartphones from every wireless carrier also comes a multitude of service plans and options, including "unlimited" and "shared" plans.  What's the Buzz on picking the best plan today? People are asking: "How much data do I need?". 

Refreshing your Facebook feed, Google-ing local restaurants, and downloading apps are all daily activities we smartphone users are doing on the regular, and potentially more so than actually talking on our phone.  With all of the data usage we're doing, it can be easy to get dinged for overages.  On the other hand, why pay too much for a large data plan that you (or family members on your shared plan) won't use?  You can be a savvy smartphone user... read more

Save Your Battery's LIfe!

Six simple steps to saving your battery's life

April 26, 2013 | by Jenn Steere

How many times have you gotten stuck without your charger and are painfullly watching the battery life of your smartphone quickly drain into the dangerous red zone at the most inopportune time...you're walking down a dark alley after a late night at the bar, you are late for an appointment and relying on your phone's gps for directions or expecting that very important phone call about a new job!  Crossing your fingers and hoping for the best isn't going to help keep your phone alive.  And what good is turning off your phone when you need it so badly! In an ideal world, you always leave your house with a full battery, but let's be real, that doesn't always happen.  Plus, with smartphones these days, rarely can you make it a full day without recharing anyway. In any event, by following... read more

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What every parent needs to know before purchasing a new smartphone

April 24, 2013 | by Anne Tempelis

A smartphone is a necessity these days but even more so for any parent. Your phone can make calls, surf the web, and help keep appointments. But what people forget is that for parents, a smartphone can be that needed connection back to reality or even the hero of the day when your child is about to have a meltdown in the most public of places. When purchasing a new phone, there are a few key features that every parent should be sure their new phone has.

 

 

HTC One Smartphone

How To Setup The Universal Remote Control Inside The HTC One

April 18, 2013 | by Scott Lewis

Nothing is more frustrating than wanting to watch your favorite show(s) and you cannot find the remote for the TV or the satellite/cable box.  If you use the HTC One Android Smartphone for Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile or Verizon Wireless you never have to worry about this problem again after following our setup guide. 

If you’re not currently using the HTC One, I recommend you check your upgrade eligibility with Wirefly’s Upgrade Eligibility Checker... read more

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