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How to find the MAC address of your BlackBerry Bold 9650

A device's MAC address can be useful when you are using MAC address filtering for your wireless network. Like computers, printers, and routers, smart phones that are capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks have their own unique MAC address. You can find the MAC address for your BlackBerry Bold... More

How to view the IP address of a Droid Razr Maxx

Gone are the days when phones were just used to make calls. Smart phones are more akin to computers than they are to simple phones, and they use many of the same protocols. If your smart phone is connected to a TCP/IP network, it will be using an IP address, just like a computer does. To find the... More

How to find the IP address of your BlackBerry Bold 9650

Any device connected to a TCP/IP network (such as the Internet or many smaller local networks) receives an IP address. Your BlackBerry Bold is no different. If you are only connected to your BlackBerry's 3G network, the device will not have an active IP address, but as soon as you use the... More

How to change the download folder on a BlackBerry Tour

The download folder is where any files or applications that you download onto your BlackBerry Tour are stored temporarily, until you move them somewhere else. By default, files are saved in the Downloads folder (found in your Home folder) but you can change the download destination to another... More

How to convert measurements on a BlackBerry Tour

Not many people are able to convert miles to kilometers, Fahrenheit degrees to Celsius degrees, or gallons to liters in their head. Fortunately, if you have a BlackBerry Tour, you don't have to be able to, because the Tour's Calculator application can do it for you, and it only takes a... More

How to change the wallpaper on a Samsung Intensity

Like with many cell phones, you can change the wallpaper (the display background) on a Samsung Intensity either to a pre-loaded image, or to a picture that you've downloaded or taken with the phone's camera. Setting a new wallpaper is easy, and it will help to personalize your... More

How to remove the SIM card from a BlackBerry Bold 9650 smart phone

Many mobile phones have removable SIM (subscriber identification module) cards that store information about the phone and its user. Sometimes, you may need to remove the SIM card from one phone and install it into another. Follow the directions below to remove the SIM card from a BlackBerry Bold... More

How to customize your Android phone for Christmas

Christmas is coming! Christmas songs are playing on the radio, there are Christmas decorations everywhere, and you're looking for even more ways to get into the holiday spirit. If you have an Android smart phone, there are plenty of ways to customize it for Christmas and bring the Christmas... More

How to ping from a BlackBerry Bold 9650

Pinging is the process of sending test packets from one device on a network to another device. If information is received back from the destination device, then you know the route between the two devices is good. Pinging is a good first troubleshooting step when attempting to diagnose network... More

How to hide a file or folder on a BlackBerry Tour

There are many reasons for hiding files and folders on your BlackBerry. Maybe you don't want your boss to see the new game you downloaded. Maybe there is a folder that you never use, and you want to get it out of the way without deleting it. Maybe you're just a secretive person. Whatever the... More