The best tips and tricks for your new Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL

Did you buy a brand new Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL over the holidays? Did you get one of these flagship Windows 10 Mobile devices for Christmas? Here are some of our best tips and tricks for your new Lumia device.

I just bought a Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL, what’s next?

Here are our top recommendations on what you should do first upon unboxing a brand new Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL.

Lumia 950: How to configure the Glance screen

The Lumia 950 supports the Glance screen, which is a cool feature that allows you to check the time and see other small tidbits of information when your screen times out. Here’s how you can configure the Glance screen.

Lumia 950: How to get 4 columns of tiles on your home screen

You can easily add a fourth column of tiles on your home screen with this cool trick, allowing you to see more tiles on the home screen and more information on the Action center.

How to increase text size on your Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL

If you are new to Windows 10 Mobile and Microsoft’s Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL, and wish you could make the text size just a tad bit larger, there’s one setting you should take a look at. You can easily adjust the text size to make the interface better suited to your needs.

Diving into the File Explorer on Windows 10 Mobile with the Lumia 950

A quick crash course on the File Explorer, so you can learn how to get around your Lumia 950’s file system.

How to take a screenshot on the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL

Here’s how you can take a screenshot on the Lumia 950 and 950 XL.

How to find your lost or stolen Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL

There’s a neat feature in Windows 10 Mobile that allows you to find your phone in the event it gets lost or stolen. This feature is called, “Find My Phone” and it has been around for quite a while. If you are a new Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL owner, follow these steps to ensure you can find your missing phone or wipe it clean so no one can view your personal data.

Switching from iPhone to Lumia 950: How to set up iCloud

Here’s a quick tutorial on how you can migrate your contacts and calendar via iCloud. The process is super easy!

How to share WiFi using WiFi Sense on Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL

Windows 10 Mobile comes with a cool feature called WiFi Sense, which allows you to share WiFi with your friends or your family members. Setting it up on your Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL is really easy, here’s how.

How to record phone calls on the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL

Did you know that you can record phone calls on Windows 10 Mobile? If you are a proud owner of a Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL, here’s how you can set up native call recording, without having to install any extra apps.

How to use one-handed mode on your Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL

As phones get bigger in size, so does the hassle of reaching the top of your screen with one hand. Sure, we can do it, but it takes extra effort and often times we end up using our other hand to bring down the notifications pane. But what if you could do everything with just one hand?

Top tips to improve battery life on your Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL

Here are some battery saving tips for your new device so you can keep that phone running longer without having to plug it in for a charge.

Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL tip: Hey Cortana

For those of you who are new Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL owners, you have your very own personal digital assistant called Cortana. But did you know you can train your personal assistant to recognize your voice and wake it up just by calling its name?

How to enroll your Lumia 950 in the Windows 10 Mobile Insider preview program

If you want to test out the latest and greatest Windows 10 Mobile builds from the Redmond giant, here’s what you need to do.

How to hard (factory) reset your Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL

Here’s how you can do a factory reset of your phone, for those times where you need to reset your device to factory settings.

There you have it! These are our top tips and tricks for the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. Please bookmark this page, as well as our dedicated Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL pages for all the latest news. You can also check out our review of the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL.

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