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How to Set Up Your Kindle Fire

When you turn Kindle Fire on for the first time, you see a series of screens that help you set up and register the device. The first screen is titled Welcome to Kindle Fire. This is the point in the setup process at which you connect to a Wi-Fi network. You need this connection to register your device. [more…]

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How to Use Siri

Siri is a personal assistant built into the iPhone 4S, so you don't need to download anything to start using it. When you turn on the iPhone 4S for the first time, you're prompted to set up a few things, such as enabling location information and using Siri, so be sure to choose Yes to these options. [more…]

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How to Navigate the Samsung Galaxy S7 Phone

You probably need a bit of guidance with your new Samsung Galaxy S7, even if you've used a smartphone in the past. Here's your guide to your phone's buttons, its touchscreen, and the keyboard: [more…]

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Change the Texting Font Size on Your Samsung Galaxy S7

On your Samsung Galaxy S7, you may find the fonts in your texting conversation to be too small. A font that's too small makes texts hard to read.

On the other hand, you may find the fonts in your texting [more…]

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Take Quick Selfies with Your Samsung Galaxy S7

If you want to take quick selfies, you can't find a faster phone on the market than your Samsung Galaxy S7. (A selfie is simply a picture you take of yourself using your phone's front-facing camera.) Follow [more…]

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Access Apps During Calls on Your Samsung Galaxy S7

Accessing information while on a call is easy enough on your Samsung Galaxy S7. When the call is in full screen mode, you can tap a number of icons. When you need to contact information stored in your [more…]

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Samsung Galaxy S7 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Your Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone allows you to do many of the same things as previous versions of the Galaxy. You can change the font size for texting conversations and take selfies. You can also access [more…]