How-To's and FAQs
How to Use a Wi-Fi Extender or Wi-Fi Booster,
ways to improve signal strength and access by checking your Wi-Fi router and adding a Wi-Fi booster.
How to Add a Tablet to Your Verizon Plan
Diversifying your devices? Here's how to activate your tablet and choose the right data plan.
Adding Apple Watch to your Verizon Unlimited plan
Learn more about Apple Watch data plans and connected devices at Verizon.
Purchase a new phone without leaving the house
Buy a new phone with just a few clicks using My Verizon.
Upgrading Your Verizon Device
Whether your contract is up or you need a device that better suits your lifestyle, here's what to think about when it's time for a Verizon upgrade.
Device Trade-in Value: How Much is My Phone Worth?
Here's a quick and easy way to find out your phone's trade in value.
Is it Time for a Phone Upgrade?
Consider these important questions when wondering if you're ready for a new smartphone.
How to get Wi-Fi access on the go.
Various ways and tools to access the internet, no matter where your travels take you.
How to Use Wi-Fi Calling and Mobile Hotspots
Stay safely connected, all the time and nearly everywhere.
How to Use a Verizon Jetpack
Access Wi-Fi from anywhere with a Verizon Jetpack.
How to use your phone as a mobile hotspot
Connect your laptop, tablet and other devices to your phone’s Wi-Fi with these simple steps.
Suspend or reconnect your wireless service
Learn more about how to suspend or reconnect your Verizon service.
How do virtual doctor visits work?
This type of visit may be valuable as an accessibility measure for people with limited mobility.
Moving? Plan Ahead With Verizon
Planning a move? Here’s what you need to know.
Trade-In to Trade-Up
With the Verizon Device Trade-In program, upgrade your old devices to get money towards a new one.
4G LTE Speeds vs. Your Home Network
If you're feeling the need for speed, learn more about the difference between 4G LTE and your home network.
What are Phone Bands and Why Do They Matter?
Here’s what you need to know about CDMA vs. GSM, how it affects your phone and what to look for in the future.
Customize your Plan with Verizon’s 5G Unlimited Plans
Customize your phone plan to your needs with Verizon’s new 5G Unlimited plans, and get access to some awesome perks along the way.
The Difference Between 4G and 5G: Understanding Network Speeds
It may sound complicated, but understanding the differences between these services—and what they mean—is pretty simple.
The essentials you need to know about what the internet is and how to get internet access at home.
How (and why) to trade in your device
Save big on a new device when you trade in your old one online.
How to Pick the Best Phone Plan for One Person
Find an option that fits your needs and budget.
Visiting a Verizon store near you
Looking to shop for new phones, pick up a new router and more? Locate a Verizon store near you and learn their hours.
Tips & Tricks for Setting up Your Smart Home
Figure out if a smart home is for you and how you can get started.
Your Guide to a Better Work-from-Home Office
Here’s what you need to help create a productive and comfortable at-home work environment.
Sell or Trade in a Phone: Which Is Better?
It’s a good question — and the answer depends on more than just the phone.
5 Ways to Reduce Data Usage & Avoid Overages
Here are 5 quick ways to avoid overage charges.
5 Tips for Curbing Your Mobile Data Usage
Running over your monthly data budget? Rein it in by following these simple steps.
Checking Credit on Verizon
Checking your credit requirements on Verizon is simple. Learn more.
How to Use Your Tablet as a Smartphone
To make calls from a tablet, all you need is a good tablet phone app.
The Difference Between Wi‑Fi Data and Cellular Data
Learn how Wi-Fi and cellular data help you get the most out of your cell phone plan.
Making Sense of Data: How Much Do You Need?
You use your smartphone to send texts, watch videos and write emails, but how much data do you really need?
How to Use Google Photos
Search and find photos faster with Google Photos.
Speech recognition & voice-activated technology
Learn more about the voice-activated technology already integrated into smartphones, laptops and tablets, and even home appliances.
5 reasons you need custom ringtones
Avoid spam calls and know who’s calling by setting up custom ringtones.
10 work from home essentials for your home office
Working from home is a popular trend, but it can be difficult to stay productive.
Cell phones as educational tools
Learn more about the best practices for cell phones in education.
Video chat: A quick how-to
Check out these tips and accessories for a great video chatting experience.
What is cell phone addiction?
If you’re withdrawing from the world, experiencing depression, or feeling anxious when you can’t check your phone, you may have a cell phone addiction.
Tips to maximize at-home entertainment
Devices and accessories to improve your home entertainment setup.
Top 10 battery tips for your smartphone or tablet
Find out how to get the most battery life out of your devices.
How to take good pictures on a smartphone
Learn how to take pro-level photos on your mobile phone.
Keep life entertaining by connecting mobile devices to your TV
Check out the different options for connecting your devices to your TV.
How to preserve smartphone battery life when traveling
Preserve your smartphone battery life with power saving modes, settings changes, and the right accessories that allow you to charge your phone while traveling.
Lost Your Verizon Phone? Here’s How to Find It
Without assistance, losing your phone can be expensive or put important information at risk. Here's how to find a lost phone.
How to Track Data Usage With My Verizon
Easily keep tabs on your monthly data allowance and receive data alerts via text and email.
Find & download ringtones
Ringtones are a fun way to customize your phone and show off your style while getting notified of incoming calls.
DIY: How to Make Your TV a Smart TV
Learn how to make your TV a smart TV with these accessories.
How to Record Audio on Your Smartphone
You don’t need expensive audio equipment to create a great recording.
What is live streaming?
Learn more about what live is, the various platforms available, parameters of how to go live, and best practices for successful live streaming.
Is My Biometric Data Safe?
If your smartphone uses Face ID or fingerprint recognition to give you access to your information, biometric security is at work.
How to give the gift of Android apps
This holiday season, give useful, fun and always in-style Android apps.
What is a Good Internet Speed?
Find out what is considered high speed internet and see how your internet service measures up.
How to Make Your Home a Smart Home
From Google Nest to video baby monitors, Verizon has all the tech and accessories you need to make your home smart.
What is Antivirus?
Learn more about the meaning of antivirus from Verizon's dictionary of technical terms.
What is VPN?
Learn more about VPNs and what they do.
What is Broadband - Definition, Meaning & Explanation
Learn more about the meaning of broadband from Verizon's dictionary of technical terms.
What is Fiber Optics - Definition, Meaning & Explanation
Learn more about the meaning of fiber optics from Verizon's dictionary of technical terms.
What is Wi-Fi?
Learn what Wi-Fi means from Verizon’s dictionary of technical terms.
Ways to make money from your cell phone
There are countless fun, exciting, and unexpected ways you can make money on your smartphone.
How to Clean Your Cell Phone and Keep it Germ-Free
Here are some to-do’s to help guide your choices for tech-safe cleaners, screen wipes and more to help take good care of your devices.
Connect an Android phone to a Mac
Transfer files, photos & more between your phone & Apple device.
Cell phones for seniors with features they’ll love
The best cell phones for seniors have buttons, voice-activated options and more that makes life easier and keeps them connected.
Phone Upgrades: Your Top Questions Answered
Curious (or confused) about upgrading your device? We've got your answers right here.
What to do with your old smartphone
There are alternatives to stashing your old phone at the back of a drawer.
Certified Pre-Owned Phones: Top Questions Answered
From refurbished to “like new” phones, here is how to tell if a certified pre-owned phone is worth it.
Learn more about switching to Verizon
Learn more about the pros and cons of switching to Verizon with these helpful articles.
Switching Phone Carriers: Costs, Fees & Deals
Before you take the plunge, review what goes into any carrier switch and see if you’re ready to make the change.
How to get epic photos at sunrise with your smartphone
Learn how to take epic photos on your smartphone from photographer Nick LaVecchia.
Unlocked Phones vs. Contract Phones
Here’s a guide for making an informed decision when purchasing a smartphone that meets your needs and budget.
How to Transfer Your Internet Service and Other Moving Tips
Here’s how to set up Verizon internet service at your new address.
How to choose the right Fitbit fitness tracker
Fitbit choices for fitness-minded shoppers looking to try a wearable tracker.