Back it up
We’ve all almost lost our cell phones to perilous situations — they hover over subway tracks, are held mere inches above toilets, and are placed perilously on table tops covered with drinks. In that heart-stopping moment when you think you’ve finally killed your phone, you suddenly regret the impending loss of all the amazing photos and songs and videos that you stupidly never saved elsewhere. Fear no more! Just back it up before you put it at risk.
Sorry, that’s private
To keep your phone running smoothly, avoid anything that might put its newly cleaned up files at risk. Studies have found that people are much more likely to click on suspicious links on their phones, in part because the screen is smaller and it’s harder to tell which links are sketchy.
“Sorry I missed your text, my phone died,” said every smartphone user ever. Well, ditch that refrain. Here are some tips to keep your battery lasting for ages.