Category Archives: How To

Elephone P2000 fingerprint scanner can be used to lock apps

Posted on in Elephone, How To, Launch, news, Phones | 1 comment
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Elephone have post a tutorial on their forums showing how the fingerprint scanner on the latest Elephone P2000 can be used to lock individual apps.

How to install Google Play on your Xiaomi Mi Pad and fix a few bugs!

Posted on in Android, How To, news, Reviews, Tech, Xiaomi | 4 comments
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If you have a Xiaomi Mi Pad and need to install the Google Play store, or you are having a few force closes and bugs here is how to solve them.

What is this and how to use it: Instructions how to use the Vivo X Calling

Posted on in How To, news, Phones, Vivo | 5 comments
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If you have bought a Vivo Xshot in the past few weeks then you may have received a small white keyring and wondered how to use it. Here are the instructions on how to use the Vivo X Calling.

Here’s how my phone lasts two days on a single charge!

Posted on in Android, How To, Tech | 14 comments
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We’ve all wanted a phone that lasted two days on one charge; this guide will tell you that very phone might be the one you’re holding in your hand!

How to fix Google Services on Vivo Xshot and Vivo Xplay 3S

Posted on in Android, How To, news, Phones, Tech, Vivo | 11 comments
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If you are Vivo Xshot or Xplay 3S users, you may have discovered an with Google Services not working after the latest Funtouch update. Here is why and how to fix it.

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[How to] Root the OnePlus One: CM11S version

Posted on in Android, How To, Phones, Tech | 10 comments
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The OnePlus One allows for a fair degree of freedom out of the box; for those who want a bit more, here is our guide on how to root the OnePlus One.

How to flash CM11s on to your Chinese OnePlus One

Posted on in Android, How To, news, OnePlus, Phones, Reviews, ROM, Tech | 22 comments
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Follow our simple how to guide to flash CyanogenMod 11S to your Chinese version of the OnePlus One phone.

How to detect if your phone is infected with the uupay.A Trojan

Posted on in How To, news, Phablets, Phones, ROM | 38 comments
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With reports of certain Chinese phones coming with infected ROMS it would be a good idea to detect if your phone has been compromised with uupay.A here is how.

Will the Chinese version of the OnePlus One work in North-America?

Posted on in Android, How To, news, OnePlus, Phones, Reviews, Tech | 12 comments
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Following up from our 5 stores you can buy the OnePlus One without an invitation, and the differecnes between the international and Chinese OnePlus, we have had few questions from customers in the North-America regarding which networks will the OPO support.

Update: What are the differences between the International and Chinese OnePlus One?

Posted on in Android, How To, news, OnePlus, Phones, ROM, Tech | 11 comments
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If you are waiting to get your hands on the OnePlus One and don’t have an invitation you might have been tempted to purchase the Chinese version of the phone, but what are the differences?

How to install XBMC on a Xiaomi MiTV (2013)

Posted on in How To, news, Xiaomi | 4 comments
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After succesfully rooting the Xiaomi MiTv last week how could we not continue the hacking? In this how to we show you how to install XBMC on the Xiaomi branded smart TV. For those of you who don’t already know, XBMC is a video player and managment app originally designed for the first Xbox games […]

How to root the Xiaomi MiTV

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Xiaomi MiTV

How to root the Xiaomi MiTV Android smart TV. Follow this simple how to.

How do Chinese Phones cost so little? The reasons why availbility is an issue, demand is high and prices are low

Posted on in Editorial, How To, news, Nubia, OnePlus, Phones, Xiaomi | 19 comments
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Xiaomi, and more recently ZTE and OnePlus have hit the mobile market with a slap in the face. Low prices and ludicrously high-specifications are what these brands are concentrating on, but how do Chinese phone makers keep their prices so low?

Oppo Find 7a Update – What are ghost touches?

Posted on in Android, How To, news, Oppo, Phones, Tech | 12 comments
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After reviewing the Oppo Find 7a and using the phone since the day after the official launch, I thought it was about time I posted an update. It isn’t good news though.

How to root Oppo Find 7a and install Google Services

Posted on in How To, news, Oppo, Phones, ROM, Tech | 10 comments
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Planning to buy an the latest Oppo phone from China? Then you will need to know how to root Oppo Find 7a to get Google services working, here’s how!

OnePlus Competition gives fans a chance to feel the OnePlus One in HongKong

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OnePlus have take a lesson from Justin Timberlake and placed something special in a box for fans to fondle!

[How To] WhatsApp users on Android finally get rid of ‘last seen’ timestamps

Posted on in Android, How To, news | 5 comments
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Right after Facebook’s acquisition of massively popular messaging app WhatsApp, the Facebook subsidiary rolled out an update earlier today which allows Android users to hide their last seen timestamp.

How to ROOT Zopo ZP998 Octacore phone

Posted on in How To, Phones, Zopo | 21 comments
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If you haven’t already gained toot access on your octacore Zopo ZP998 but are worried about a complicated process then this easy one-click root is what you have been waiting for.

How To Root the Huawei Honor 3C!

Posted on in Android, How To, Huawei, iNew | 4 comments
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How to root the Huawei Honor 3C so you can have full control of your Android experience!

GizRom gets ported to the octacore Zopo ZP998

Posted on in Android, How To, Lenovo, ROM, Tech, Zopo | 5 comments
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GizRom, developed exclusively for GizChina by Marsapa has been ported to the octacore Zopo ZP998. Download and install version 2.0 of the new ROM here.