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Contrary to the old saying, no one was born ready, so we aim to provide step-by-step tutorials on doing specific tasks on your PC or smartphone. Whether you need to learn in-depth how to use your operating system or take full advantage of the capabilities of the programs you use, we offer user guides for both day-to-day and professional activities.

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How to force close an app in Android

Here we explain how to force close an app that's negatively affecting the performance of your Android device.

How to delete temporary files from apps installed on Android

Deleting temporary files from apps is not the same as deleting data. We explain the differences between data and cache and how to clear them.

Lite Uptodown App Store review: more features using less resources

Don't miss the review of Lite Uptodown App Store, the light version of Uptodown's official app for downloading games and apps from Android devices.

How to edit professional videos on your smartphone with VivaVideo

Looking for new ways to surprise and impress your followers? VivaVideo is here to help you create professional-looking videos right on your smartphone.

10 common questions about Uptodown (FAQ)

Is Uptodown safe to use? What's your business model? We answer some of the most burning questions you have about our platform.

How to connect an Xbox or PS4 Bluetooth controller to an...

Nowadays, a lot of Android games can be played on your smartphone or tablet using Xbox One or PS4 controllers.

How to add Halloween filters to your Instagram Stories

Tons of content creators share Halloween Instagram filters for users like you to use in your own Stories.

How to block spam calls on your smartphone

Here's how you can block spam calls from your smartphone or identify who's calling you before answering the phone.

How to set up parental controls on a smartphone

Here's how you can configure parental controls using apps that will help you know that your children are using smartphones safely and responsibly.

How to activate Instagram’s dark mode without Android 10

You can use Dark Mode to activate Instagram's night mode, even if we don't have Android 10.