Spring Clean your SmartPhone July 6, 2018 Tech Tips No Comments The battery loses its charge; the memory is full; Apps are slow: Time to refresh your smartphone. Here’s how according to App creator Danny Anderson. Back it up. Run a backup to the cloud on your phone or connect it to your computer and follow the backup prompts. Do this first to avoid losing anything precious Delete apps you haven’t been using. You can reinstall them later if a need arises. Transfer Photos. use an online storage service, such as Google Photo or Amazon Photo (fees may apply) to save your images automatically. Then delete from your phone. Delete apps you haven’t been using. You can always reinstall if needed. Turn off Location Services and app updates. Disable both automatic functions in the settings. Update apps only when you choose and enable locations only when an app, such as navigation requires it. Kill old Texts. Change the settings to auto-delete any messages older than a year. Make history history. In the web-browser settings, clear your history and web-cookies. Give it a wipe down. a study in the journal “germs” found that some phones had 17,000 bugs lurking on the outside. Once a week, clean your phone with a disinfecting wipe. redpenguin Subscribe to our mailing list Posts Marketing (3) Search Engine Optimization (5) Social Media (4) Tech Tips (78) Technically Speaking Television Show (43) Technology Classes (1) Uncategorized (21) Recent Commentsredpenguin on How to Find Hidden & Saved Passwords in Windowsredpenguin on Some more Tips for Smartphonesredpenguin on Some Holiday Shopping Tech tips… Money and time saving.Kathaleen Grier on Some Holiday Shopping Tech tips… Money and time saving.parasite on Some more Tips for SmartphonesSearch Search for: February 2021 S M T W T F S 123456 78910111213 14151617181920 21222324252627 28 « Nov More from our blog See all posts Keyboard shortcuts you’re not using Every time you lift your hand off the keyboard and reach for… Continue reading Tips for working from Home Many of us are working from home and have been for some… Continue reading Some more Keyboard tips Those of us who spend hours a day on the computer may… Continue reading There’s an app for that!! You can access useful apps on the Google Play Store (Android users) and the App… Continue reading Some tech tips for using a Tablet Tablets Computer tablets are very convenient and are very similar to your… Continue reading Some more Tips for Smartphones It is very hard nowadays to have a cell phone that is… Continue reading Tips Especially for Tablet Users Everyone, nowadays, seems to have a tablet, whether IPad or Android. I've… Continue reading How to take better Mobile Phone Pictures Smartphone cameras have only gotten more phenomenal in the past three years,… Continue reading Prev. Post All Posts Next Post [easy-share counters=1 counter_pos="inside" native="no" hide_total="yes" fullwidth="yes" fullwidth_fix="100"] No Comments Recent Posts Keyboard shortcuts you’re not using February 17, 2021 Tips for working from Home February 17, 2021 Some more Keyboard tips February 15, 2021 Leave a Comment cancel Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.