Category Archives: How To

Oppo Find 7a Update – What are ghost touches?

Posted on in Android, How To, news, Oppo, Phones, Tech | 12 comments
oppo find 7 review

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
how to root oppo find 7a

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

Posted on in How To, news, OnePlus, Phones | 2 comments
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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
how to easily root the zopo zp998

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.

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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
gizrom zopo zp998

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.

Top 10 most popular articles on GizChina for 2013

Posted on in Editorial, GooPhone, How To, iOcean, news, Phones, Top 10 | 4 comments
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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.

How to install the Xiaomi App store (Google Play Alternative) on your phone!

Posted on in How To, news, Phones, Xiaomi | 6 comments
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Learn how you can get the Xiaomi App store, Google Play Alternative on your Android phone or tablet in less than 5 minutes!

10 Tips for buying Chinese Android phones from China

Posted on in Editorial, How To, Phones | 21 comments
ten tips for Chinese android phones china

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?

Posted on in Editorial, How To, news, Phones | 16 comments
what is td-SCDMA

What is TD-SCDMA? Will it work in your country and should you buy a TD-SCDMA phone? Find the answers here!

What is Wi-Fi Direct?

Posted on in How To, news, Tech | 4 comments
wifi direct android

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.

How to cut your own Nano or Micro SIM

Posted on in Android, How To, Phones, Tech | 2 comments
how to cut your own sim using scissors

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.

What is NFC? And what it can be used for

Posted on in How To, Phones, Tech | 7 comments
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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?

Video: How to Install Play Store on Xiaomi Mi3 (or any Xiaomi phone)

Posted on in How To, news, Phones, Video | 5 comments
Play Store Xiaomi Mi3

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.

How to: Easily ROOT your Android phone with Framaroot

Posted on in Android, How To, news, Phones, ROM, Tech | 10 comments
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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.

Easily ROOT, and flash your phone with Shuame one-click flash ROOT tool

Posted on in Android, How To, Lenovo, news, Phones, ROM, Startups, Tech | 28 comments
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Chinese software company Shuame are developing an English version of their tool to allow international users to easily ROOT and flash their Android phones.

How to install new “Smart View Flip Cover ZP990 firmware” with Flash tool

Posted on in Android, How To, Phablets, Phones, ROM, Tech | 6 comments
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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:

How to: Root, Recovery and ROM update on Zopo C2 Platinum

Posted on in Android, How To, news, Phones, Tech, Zopo | 17 comments
how to root zopo c2 platinum

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!

How to fix poor GPS on Mediatek phones

Posted on in Android, How To, Phablets, Phones | 128 comments
fix GPS in mediatek phones

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.