Category Archives: How To
2013 has been a stellar year for us and we are really honoured to have such a wonderful audience of Chinese tech fans! So what have been the most viewed articles on GizChina this past year? Find out here.
Learn how you can get the Xiaomi App store, Google Play Alternative on your Android phone or tablet in less than 5 minutes!
Buying a smartphone from China has many benefits, but doing so isn’t without its risks! Follows our top 10 tips when buying a Chinese Android phone to avoid potential problems.
What is TD-SCDMA? Will it work in your country and should you buy a TD-SCDMA phone? Find the answers here!
Have you been pouring over the latest Android phone specifications and discovered the term Wi-Fi Direct and wondered what it is? Then this is the place to be! Keep reading what Wi-Fi direct is and how you can use it.
Learn how to quickly and easily cut down your SIM. How to cut your own Nano or Micro SIM for your Android phone or tablet.
While NFC is nothing new to today’s smartphones, the feature is only now becoming more common. So what is NFC? Why is it on your phone, and how can you use it?
After testing the Xiaomi Mi3 I decided to share a video showing how to install Play Store on Xiaomi Mi3, and also can be used for any Xiaomi Phone.
There are plenty of guides and how to articles on the web describing how you can ROOT your Android phone, but not many are as easy and straight forward as Framaroot.
Chinese software company Shuame are developing an English version of their tool to allow international users to easily ROOT and flash their Android phones.
Zopo international forum has published a very interesting guide on how to update new Zopo ZP990 C7 Captain S phablet to the latest firmware. Whit this new firmware will be activates and allows FLIP Cover use with phone in standby mode (style Samsung Galaxy S4) . To understand what we are talking about, look at these sample pictures below:
Comprehensive guide to Root, Recovery and ROM update on the Zopo C2 Platinum. Learn how to perform the 3 R’s on your Zopo C2 Platinum!
We all love the great value of money and performance Mediatek powered phones offer, but we do wish they would offer better GPS! Thankfully we have a fix for that, keep reading to see how to fix poor GPS on Mediatek phones.
Fancy installing a custom ROM on your JiaYu G4? Then GizChina Reader burnt_52 has put this excellent how to guide together showing how to do so using ClockworkMod!
If you have a Xiaomi phone and are enjoying MIUI, you might want to take a few minutes to install the developer ROM to gain access to new features!
MHL aka Mobile High-Definition Link, comes as standard on many smartphones and tablets, but what is MHL? Find out here.
It looks as though a lot of Xiaomi Mi2A owners are struggling to install the Google Play Store on their new Xiaomi Mi2A phones, great news though there is an easy way to do it!
With so many acronyms being thrown around in the specifications of new Chinese Android phones and tablets it’s easy to get lost, never fear though as we are here to help. First up: What is OTG?
Google’s eyewear based mobile computer, aka the Google Glass is only available to lucky ‘Explorers’ hand picked by Google themselves, but that doesn’t mean you can have your very own Google Glass experience! Learn how to install Google Glass on your Android phone right here! Before you try this out please understand that you do […]
Many of you will already know that Taiwanese Semi-Conductor manufacturer Mediatek have announced their MT6589 Quad core processor. Mediatek have usually focused on low-end chips but are now looking to change that with the MT6589. In this article I’m going to go over the specifications and features of this processor.