New phone? Here’s how to transfer all your data from your old smartphone to your new one

Did you get a brand new phone for the holidays — or have plans to buy one soon — but you’re not sure how to transfer all your photos, email, apps and other important data over to the …

How to quickly find a lost or stolen phone

What to do if your Apple device has been lost or stolen 1) Prepare now before your iPhone or iPad is lost. All newer Apple devices come with a feature called Activation Lock, a feature that’s designed to …

Learn how to scan a QR code — and receive a special offer

You’ve probably seen QR codes before — those modern-looking barcodes used to redeem a coupon or concert ticket, make a payment, send a text message, save a contact or download an app. They’ve taken a long time to …

How to save your important voicemails on your phone

There are lots of reasons you might want to save voicemail messages from your phone. A sweet note from a distant relative. A doctor’s appointment reminder. Directions to a kid’s ball game. Or even switching carriers to CREDO …

Here’s how to securely erase your phone before selling or trading in

If you’re planning to sell, trade in or give away your current phone, there are a number of steps you should take to prepare your phone in order to protect your personal information and secure your data and …

How to quickly scan documents right from your mobile phone

Whether you’re applying for a new apartment or loan, or saving old recipes or receipts, at some point you’ve probably needed to scan a document or two. But scanning can be tedious yet necessary — an analog task …