3 Things to do before Moving to a New Phone

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Buying a smartphone has become a very personal and empowering experience; the phone we carry reflects our image.This post provides 3 things that are to be done before changing your phone.

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3 Things to do before Moving to a New Phone

  1. 1. Search site 3 Things to do before Moving to a New Phone By Guest Staff on Friday, November 22, 2013 Buying a smart phone has become a very personal and empowering experience; t he phone we carry reflect s our image, aspirat ions, pass-t imes and social habit s. So it is no wonder t hat each year more t han 1.6 billio n new cell , phones are sold, and t he average American cell phone is replaced every 22 mo nt hs. You probably don’t realize how much personal informat ion is on your old device; all your old emails, t ext messages, cont act s, GPS locat ions, phot os, videos (t he list goes on and on). None of t his informat ion should ever be allowed t o end up in t he hands of a complet e st ranger . POPULAR POST S How T o Block Websites On Android Do you find yourself often to lend your smartphone to friends, brothers, cousins, etc. and you'd like to be able to block certain websi... 10 Facebook T ricks T hat You Always Wanted T o Know! Facebook changes constantly by adding new functions when you least expect it. Serves now a booklet in order to "tame". Here are t... How T o Root Android Phones Easily Compared to iOS , the operating system of the iPhone and iPad, Android is much more open. Anyone can download the apps you want from the Int... PDFmyURL.com
  2. 2. [Guide]: How T o Develop Windows Phone Apps For Free Would you like to create an application for Windows Phone 8 through which promote your website but do not have advanced knowledge in terms ... Nokia Lumia 2520: Specs, Features And Price! So, what should you do wit h your old phone when you get a new one? There are plent y of opt ions t hese days. You can donat e it , sell it , keep it as a backup or even recycle it . However it ’s , ext remely import ant t o make sure all personal informat ion is erased and inaccessible before you dispose of it . Nokia today introduced its first tablet, the Nokia Lumia 2520 .It Looks like a giant Lumia smartphone , which shares the unibody polycar... LABELS HOW T O APPLE ANDROID APPLICAT IONS 1. Backup your data First ly you need t o make sure you backup all t he informat ion (assuming you want t o keep it ) Remember t hat in Android devices t here may also be a MicroSD card t hat has INT ERNET IPHONE SAMSUNG Here are some simple st eps t o help you clean your phone: SMART PHONES TABLET S MAC WINDOWS T ECHNOLOGY RECOVER DELET ED FILES SD CARD IPAD GOOGLE SOCIAL MEDIA BLOCK WEBSIT ES FACEBOOK MAT T CUT T S T ORRENT S SOFT WARES CAMERAS FACEBOOK T RICKS NOKIA YOUT UBE SEO MICROSOFT PDFmyURL.com
  3. 3. may also be a MicroSD card t hat has dat a st ored on it . I recommend you simply remove t he SD card and keep it . For t he dat a t hat is on t he int ernal phone memory you can do t he following: MOT OROLA MOT O X WINDOWSAPPS IOS For iPhone: Connect it t o your comput er and backup t he Phone > in iT unes find your device on t he navigat ion bar and in t he summary sect ion you can run a backup. If you want all t he informat ion t o be visible individually on your comput er so you can view and edit t he files t hen you should “sync” t he dat a; you can do t hese for individual t ypes of files in t he “Info”, “Apps”, “Music”, “Movies”, “ TV Shows”, “Podcast s”, “Books”, “Phot os” cat egories in iTunes. For Android: You should synchronize your cont act s, calendar et c wit h your Google account , and can load your device as an ext ernal drive by plugging a USB cable int o your comput er from here just drag and drop , t he files you want t o save t o a folder on your comput er . You can also inst all a backup app t o keep a copy of your import ant files. PDFmyURL.com
  4. 4. ALSO READ: How to recover deleted SMS from iPhone and Android Devices 2. Stop Synchronization Once you’ve saved your import ant dat a make sure you disable any aut omat ic synchronizat ion t hat you may have set up. This will avoid any informat ion being t ransmit t ed aft er you have backed it up creat ing a gap in t he dat a. This includes any services you may have subscribed t o t hat link direct ly t o your unique device. 3. Wipe the device To wipe an iOS gadget: Go t o Set t ings>>General>>Reset . Tap Erase All Co nt ent and Set t ings and t hen push t he ominous red Erase but t on. Depending on your device t his could t ake a few minut es or a few hours. Make sure t he gadget is plugged PDFmyURL.com
  5. 5. in or has a full bat t ery before you begin. For Android Devices: For versio ns befo re Andro id 4.0, press t he Menu key from t he Ho me screen and select Set t ings/Privacy/Fact o ry dat a reset . You'll get a warning screen. Scroll t oward t he bot t om and t ap "Reset pho ne." If you also have an SD card in t he phone (and don't want t o use t he dat a in your next phone), also make sure t o check t he box next t o "Erase SD card." For Andro id 4.0 o r lat er, go t o Set t ings and look for "Backup and reset ." Tap t hat , and t hen, on t he next screen, t ap "Fact o ry dat a reset ". You'll get a warning screen along wit h a list of all t he account s you are current ly signed int o. Whet her you have st at e secret s or just a few personal memories on your phone, making sure t hey don’t end up in t he hands of st rangers is t he right t hing t o do. So t ake a moment and wipe your old phone before you get rid of it . ALSO READ: How to recover deleted files from iPhone and PDFmyURL.com
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