How to add your personal pronouns to your next Zoom call

Many of us here at CREDO include our preferred pronouns on our social media profiles and email signatures as a sign of respect and to ensure we refer to each other correctly. But did you know you can …

Enable this hidden phone setting to alert loved ones during an emergency

We never know when there will be an emergency — a car accident, an unexpected fall, a sudden illness — so it’s always good to be prepared ahead of time. Luckily, our smartphones can be programmed to alert loved …

How to scan your important tax documents right from your phone

Tax Day is right around the corner, and if you haven’t filed yet, it’s time to quickly get all your documents in order. The best way to save, store or upload your tax documents, especially if you have …

3G networks are shutting down. What does that mean for you?

It’s the end of an era: Over the course of this year, all of the major cellular providers will be shutting down their 3G networks to make room for faster, more reliable 5G networks. So what does this …

Don’t throw away your old phone. Here are 6 things you can do with it.

Americans throw away more than 416,000 cell phones every single day — that’s nearly 152 million each year! These cell phones, along with the millions of tons of other e-waste that end up in landfills each year, are …

How to free up storage space on your smartphone

It’s happened to all of us. We use our smartphones to store all of our photos, videos, music, podcasts and more — but then receive that dreaded “Storage is Full” warning on our home screens.  Before you start …

How to safely scan a QR code with your smartphone

If you’ve been to a restaurant lately, you’ve probably scanned a funky-looking symbol to pull up a menu on your smartphone.  Those symbols — known as QR codes — have been the go-to, no-contact menu option during the …

Upgrade your video calls: How to use your smartphone as a webcam

Video calls aren’t going away anytime soon, especially with more remote and hybrid work schedules, along with uncertainty about the pandemic. Yet, brand new HD webcams can cost a pretty penny, so how can you upgrade your webcam …

How to keep your phone running in tip-top shape

Getting the most out of your smartphone is important, whether you’re playing a fun new game, utilizing those blazing fast speeds, uploading a video to social media or storing all your precious photos. But to enjoy all that …

Don’t lose your photos and data. Here’s how to easily backup your phone

We all know it’s important to back up our devices. No one wants to lose years of photos, contacts, emails and all our other important data. Unfortunately, accidents happen — we see it all the time — and …