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You may be overwhelmed by the huge number of choices you must make when purchasing a cell phone. No matter what cell phone one chooses, knowing all about it is helpful. The following article will help you understand how to utilize these tools.

Restart your phone to erase memory that is not needed. This will help your phone to perform its best.

TIP! Turn off your cell phone every now and then to free up the phone’s memory. This will allow you to have a phone that operates well if you’re able to do these things once in a while.

Careful about watching video when you are using 4G or LTE signal. Most phone plans often come with a limited allowance for data. Video will use up your bandwidth allotment quickly. If you find yourself often going over, you may want to investigate a new plan.

Extended Warranties

Always be cautious about extended warranties. Extended warranties generally are not worth purchasing. Cell phones usually stop working within the first year you own them, if they’re going to malfunction at all. This is usually covered by your phone’s basic warranty. Additionally, most people replace their phone every year, making an extended warranty that much more worthless.

TIP! You can call information without paying the fees generally associated with it. Use this number instead: 1-800-411-FREE You’ll just have to listen to an ad before you get your answer.

As your smartphone gets older, it will start to slow down. This can lead to difficulties when you are trying to update things. When this begins to happen, you will need to make a decision. You can stay the same and avoid the new updates, or you can make an upgrade.

Also go into the store and look at various cell phone models before picking one. Take some time to hold them and get a feel for the features they offer. When you do this you’ll probably end up with a phone that you enjoy using.

Make sure you actually need a smartphone before you actually buy one. They cost more, but they offer much more than a feature phone. The problem is, some people just need a basic phone to make calls with. If you sound like such a person, then know that smartphones cost more both upfront and monthly. Doing this may not be wise.

TIP! Smartphones will slow down over time. Remember to update your software to avoid obsolescence.

If you have always been a loyal customer of a particular brand of cell phone, do not be afraid to experiment with other options. Although you may feel more comfortable with one over the other, trying out new things is never a bad idea. Looking at other brands of phones may show you a new range of functionality.

Cell Phones

If you’ve ever tried to shop for cell phones, then you probably know that there are tons of choices. While they seem like they vary wildly, there are some tips and advice that are pretty good ideas with most cell phones. This article is full of good ideas, so make them work for your benefit.

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