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Why isn't my phone charging?
16 July, 2019
Phone not charging properly? Take a look at these tips on what to do if your handset stops powering up, or is slow to charge.
See in the New Year with your smartphone
11 December, 2018
Want to make sure your smartphone is ready for the big night? From firework-friendly cameras to portable chargers, see our tips for New Year’s.
Best smartphones for long battery life
2 August, 2018
We take a look at phones that boast a long battery life, including the Huawei P20 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S9+, and more
Get more out of your battery – and get a Free Health Check
14 June, 2018
There are plenty of easy ways that you can make your battery last longer. And we can help too with our free mobile health check. Find out more.
Top mobile myths - debunked
20 October, 2016
We've checked out the top 8 mobile myths, sorting fact from fiction so you can get the most from your smartphone.
This new sensor doesn't need a battery
8 December, 2015
A student has invented a temperature sensor that's powered by stray Wi-Fi signals, paving the way for better battery life in our smartphones.
Android Marshmallow's Doze solves battery woes
19 October, 2015
Doze on Android Marshmallow is the new battery-saving mode that's letting us keep away from the charger for longer. Find out everything about Doze here.
Jurassic Park Android battery comparison
10 July, 2015
With Jurassic World in the cinemas, we thought the best way to test the battery life of the best phones would be to watch the other 3 Jurassic Park movies.
New solar battery gets power from any light
22 June, 2015
A new type of battery promises to generate power from any light source, even indoors. That means unlimited clean power anywhere.
Is Facebook throttling your phone?
5 June, 2015
AVG has released its report into the worst Android apps for your phone's performance with the list being topped by Facebook, Spotify and Candy Crush.
The future of batteries is coming in 2015
22 May, 2015
Batteries haven't really changed for decades, but 2015 looks set to see a whole range of new technologies revolutionise the way we power our gadgets.
9 battery boosting tips for your Galaxy S6
22 April, 2015
Want to squeeze every last minute from you Samsung Galaxy S6? Then check out our top battery boosting tips for the new phone.
Mobile phone batteries explained
15 July, 2014
It's the source of all the power you need to keep your apps, games and more going but how much do you actually know about your battery
What do the symbols on my screen mean?
28 March, 2018
Find out what all the symbols on your phone screen actually mean...
How to find your SIM card number on Android
30 April, 2019
Finding your SIM number...
How to manually enter Vodafone APN settings
25 April, 2019
How to enter the Vodafone APN settings...
How to find your PUK code
30 July, 2019
It can be frustrating if your phone's asking you for a 'PUK code' and you don't know...
How to fix a mobile internet connection
3 February, 2017
If you're having problems with your mobile internet connection, here are some tips...
How to move from an iPhone to a Samsung Galaxy
28 April, 2019
Here's how to transfer pictures, videos and other data to your new Samsung Galaxy....
Our latest smartphones
28 October, 2019
Our round-up of the best phones available to order from Carphone Warehouse...
How to prepare your phone for trade-in
5 April, 2019
Get your phone ready for trade-in with these steps
O2 APN Settings
3 May, 2019
If you're trying to access mobile internet or send multimedia messages on the O2...
Virgin mobile APN Settings
30 July, 2019
If you're trying to access mobile internet or send multimedia messages on the Virgin...