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The Top 5 Phone Tips of 2021 So Far: Blocking robocalls, scanning documents, extending your phone’s battery & more

Are you still getting annoying spam and robocalls on your phone? Having trouble securely keeping track of all your passwords? Or is your phone’s battery dying a lot sooner than it should?

We’ve got you covered. Today, we want to share with you the top 5 best phone tips of 2021 so far in case you missed them the first time around. Enjoy!

#5: 8 easy ways to extend your phone’s battery life

If your smartphone is a little older, you know what it’s like when your battery dies unexpectedly. It’s the side effect of having a powerful yet tiny computer in your pocket.

Luckily, there are some easy ways to preserve and extend the battery life of your smartphone. Here are 8 tips to keep your phone running a little longer.

#4: 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 accounts.

That means unpairing, backing up, logging out, and most importantly, securely erasing all of your data before you hand over your device. Here’s what you should do with your phone before selling, trading it in or giving it away.

#3: Here’s why you need to start using a password manager — and how you can get started

It’s tough to remember all our passwords — but if you’re not using unique and complex passwords for each of your accounts, you’re making it easy for hackers or criminals to compromise your sensitive information. 

A password manager can help. It keeps all of your accounts secure by creating, encrypting and storing your passwords so you don’t need to write them on a sticky note next to your computer anymore.

Here’s a quick guide on how to get started using a password manager to help secure your online accounts.

#2: 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 difficult if you don’t own a scanner or all-in-one printer.

Here’s a quick tip on how to scan documents from your phone without the need for any extra equipment.

#1: How to Block Annoying Robocalls and Spam Calls on Your Phone

We hate robocalls and spam calls, and we know you do too. They are persistent, annoying and dangerous.

Here are a few simple ways to help slow or stop the irritating and aggressive robocalls and spam calls that you might be getting on your phone.