clock menu more-arrow no yes
How-to

How-to

It isn’t enough to have great new devices, apps, and games — you also have to know how to use them. Here at The Verge, we offer step-by-step how-tos for experienced and new users who are working with online, macOS, Windows, Chrome OS, iOS, and Android apps, services, phones, laptops, and other tools. From simple instructions on how to install and use new devices, to little-known strategies on how to take advantage of hidden features and the best methods for adding power or storage, we’ve got your technological back.

Free reads: how to find no-cost fiction online

How to preorder the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max

Filed under:

How to prepare your iPhone for a trade-in program

How to choose between the iPhone 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, and 11

How to watch Apple’s iPhone announcement

How to choose a fitness tracker

Filed under:

The Verge guide to privacy and security

Keep your stuff safe

View All Stories

Filed under:

The Verge guide to gaming gear

Improve your game

View All Stories

How to try Android 10’s best new features

Filed under:

How to stop your emails from being tracked

How to make sense of your fitness app’s privacy policy

Filed under:

These games support voice chat on the Nintendo Switch

Filed under:

How to use Google Pay

NASA asks students to help name the next Mars rover

How to make sure your fitness trackers are secure

How to silence Google Assistant responses on your Android phone

How to connect your Fitbit app to your Apple Watch

Filed under:

How to stream Xbox One games on your Windows PC

Filed under:

How to keep spam from invading your Google Calendar

Filed under:

How to enable cross-save with your Destiny 2 data

How to sync popular fitness apps to your Apple Watch

How to monitor and limit your data usage on an Android phone

Filed under:

You should opt out of the Apple Card’s arbitration clause — here’s how

How to make and share your own Instagram face filters

Filed under:

How to change your PlayStation Network username

Here’s where you can preorder the Sega Genesis Mini console

Write history for the Library of Congress’ crowdsourcing project

How to watch YouTube on a Peloton bike or treadmill

How to make sure you’re buying the new Nintendo Switch with improved battery life

You may be owed up to $500 if you owned a Pixel or Pixel XL

Filed under:

How to use Xbox Game Pass on your Windows 10 PC

How to make your fitness tracker count steps more accurately