Category Archives: How To

Video: Got a JiaYu G6? Here’s how to install Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Posted on in Android, How To, JiaYu, news, Phones, ROM, Tech | 3 comments
jiayu g6 launch

JiaYu G6 fans will have seen the exciting news that their phones now have an official Kitkat ROM. Christopher from GizChina.de goes over how to update your phone in this step by step video.

Cube Talk 9X custom ROM provides root, more app memory and bug fixes

Posted on in Android, Cube, How To, ROM, Tablets | 7 comments
cube_talk_9x_tablet_2

Within our review of the Cube Talk 9X we mentioned that the tablet still has a few software bugs which prevents Google Chrome or the Opera browser from running on this tablet PC. It also is a matter of fact that the app memory is a little small with only 2GB. Luckily there is a […]

How to: Use Google Now launcher or any 3rd party launcher on MIUI 6 (and more)

Posted on in Android, How To, Xiaomi | 0 comments
HOW TOinstall 3rd party launcherson MIUI

Unable to use your favourite launcher on your MIUI 6 phone? Here’s how you can fix the problem!

How to: Fix Facebook Messenger chat heads not showing on MIUI 6

Posted on in Android, How To, Tech | 1 comment
Facebook-Messenger-FI-1560x690_2

Not able to access Facebook Chat Heads on your MIUI-running phone despite explicitly turning it on? Here’s how you can fix it.

MIUI 6 for Mi 3 and Mi 4 now seeding!

Posted on in How To, news, Phones, ROM, Xiaomi | 2 comments
miui v6 hands on

Xiaomi’s latest MIUI 6 is now seeding for the Xiaomi Mi 4 and the Mi 3!

Advert

How To: Root the Xiaomi Mi4!

Posted on in Android, How To, news, Xiaomi | 1 comment
root-android-image-puzzle

Wondering how you can root your newly bought Xiaomi Mi 4? Look no further!

How to install Google Play on your new Xiaomi Mi 4

Posted on in How To, news, Phones, Video | 8 comments
DSC_0041 (2)_result-11

In this how to guide, we tell you how you can install Google Play services including the Google Play Store on your brand new Xiaomi Mi 4!

Elephone P2000 fingerprint scanner can be used to lock apps

Posted on in Elephone, How To, Launch, news, Phones | 1 comment
elephone p2000

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
how to install google play on the xiaomi mi pad

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
vivo x calling

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
iphone-battery-icon

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 | 14 comments
vivo xshot vivo xplay 3s

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.

[How to] Root the OnePlus One: CM11S version

Posted on in Android, How To, Phones, Tech | 10 comments
root

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 | 41 comments
oneplus one cyanogen

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 | 44 comments
android infected

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 | 17 comments
oneplus one specifications

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 | 12 comments
oneplus one specifications

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
Xiaomi MiTV XBMC

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

Posted on in How To, Tech, Xiaomi | 2 comments
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
how do Chinese phone makers keep prices low

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?