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Best unknown tricks for mobile phones

How to clean your phone screen? How to make a DIY stylus? How to make DIY mobile stand? How to remotely capture picture? Here are 5 DIY mobile tips you don't know.

These are some best unknown tricks for mobile phones – both for Android and iOS smartphone.

1. Clean smartphone screen

If you’re one of those people who uses a screen protector specifically a plastic one, there is a way to repair scratches on it.

To remove all the scratches all you need to do is to get a tube of toothpaste and squeeze it onto your display. But if this is not a waterproof phone then only put it on a screen protector rub it all the way in leave it for five minutes and then wipe it off with a damp cloth.

Don’t use the toothpaste on a glass display it could ruin the screen.

2. Use earphones button for camera clicks

A useful function of earphones is that once you plug them in, providing they have a remote on them, you can use its button to remotely take a photo. The same is also true for a Bluetooth earphone so if you pair your Bluetooth earphones.

You can remotely take a photo if your bluetooth earphones have a button. All you need to is launch camera and click the pause/play button. This is great for taking group photos.

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3. DIY stylus

You simply get a pen or a pencil and wrap the bottom 5 to 10 centimetres in standard aluminium. Use it on screen and it will working.

Why does this work? It is the technology behind capacitive displays that relies on an object touching it. The object can hold an electric charge that is actually what the human skin is doing and that is what aluminium foil will do.

By implication you could also do that with a pencil. Use a completely standard pencil as a stylus. Simply cut away a small section – a couple of centimeters – from the tip where you would hold the pencil to use it as a stylus.

4. DIY Stand for phone

Simply get a fork, use a pair of pliers and bend up the tips to curve the middle of the body so it can stand on its own. This is one of the most inexpensive and durable stands you can get.

5. Free screen on a plane

Not all planes have a personal screen for your entertainment, and Lord knows who can even see the screen all the way at the end of the aisle. That shouldn’t mean you have to go without it. Download a film onto your phone beforehand, or use inflight WiFi, if available.

Don’t want to hold your phone up all flight long? Prepare a zip bag in advance and make a small hole near the bottom for the audio cord. Put the phone horizontally at the bottom of the bag, pull down the tray a bit, and stuff the end of the bag between the tray and the seat, and seal the tray.

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We hope these are the best unknown tricks for mobile phones you have ever read.