clock menu more-arrow no yes


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.

How to preorder Amazon’s latest devices

How to sign up for an Amazon Astro invite

How to sign up for an invite for the Ring Always Home Cam, Amazon’s new security drone

Filed under:

How to customize your Windows 11 taskbar

Filed under:

How to buy the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro

How to get the free Windows 11 upgrade early

How to pair Bluetooth headphones with your Nintendo Switch

Here’s how to watch the latest Nintendo Direct

Filed under:

How to get Teams to go away in Windows 11

How to preorder the Surface Duo 2

How to preorder all of the new Surface hardware

How to fix Deathloop ‘stuttering’ issues on PC

How to get iOS 15 right now

Filed under:

How to put the Windows 11 Start menu back where it belongs

You can now preorder the new Kindle Paperwhite

Filed under:

The Verge Guide to the iPhone

Everything you need to know about iOS and the iPhone

View All Stories

How to preorder Apple’s new iPad and iPad Mini

Filed under:

How and where to replace your old, depleted iPhone battery

Filed under:

How to use iPhone’s location tracking

Filed under:

How to wipe your iPhone before selling it or trading it in

Why your Nintendo Switch might seem borked after the Bluetooth update

How to install the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 public betas

Filed under:

How to back up your iPhone with or without iCloud

Filed under:

How to move all your data to your new iPhone

How to watch Apple’s ‘California Streaming’ event

Filed under:

How to sell or trade in your old iPhone

How to sell or trade in your old Android phone

The best options to get the most cash back


How to use iOS 15’s Focus modes to quickly customize your iPhone’s homescreen

How to watch the PlayStation Showcase 2021

Filed under:

How Android 12 lets you customize your phone’s color palette

How to get great audio for podcast interviews

Android 101: how to download or share a Google Photos album