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Read our general smartphone articles for all brands and models, where we aim to help inform you of the most important information to help you make your purchase decision easier.

11 best smartphones for seniors in 2024
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11 best smartphones for seniors in 2024

Published April, 24 2024 - Let’s face it, seniors want a phone that’s simple to use, with features that fit their needs. Smartphones are great for those who want more than texting and calling. Simple phones are the perfect solution for others who aren’t interested in learning how to navigate newer technologies.

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How to get water out of phone in 4 steps (no rice required)
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How to get water out of phone in 4 steps, no rice required

Published May 20, 2024 - Here’s how to get water out of your phone: Move it to a dry place, turn it off right away, remove any wet parts, and gently dry the ports. Remember to skip the rice. It’s bad for your phone, and it doesn’t work. Try silica gel packets instead.

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Why is my phone screen black? Causes and quick fixes
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Why is my phone screen black? Causes and quick fixes

Published May 20, 2024 - Your phone screen can go black for a few reasons, like software issues, LED display problems, the need for a factory reset, overheating, or malware. But don’t panic — the problem might be fixable. Before digging into your wallet, check out the quick fixes in our guide below.

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Complete guide to batteries and refurbished phones
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Do refurbished phones have new batteries?

Published on 23 April, 2024 - While all of the batteries in our smartphones are healthy, they don’t all come with brand new batteries. You can boost a selection of the smartphones on Back Market with a brand new battery. While this gives some super users peace of mind, here’s what you need to know about getting extra battery pep with your used phone purchase.

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Phone battery draining fast? Check out these 10 tips
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Phone battery draining fast? Check out these 10 tips

Published April 24, 2024 - Have you ever wondered, “Why is my battery draining so fast”? From poor-quality chargers to notifications, you can limit battery draining with these 10 tips.

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