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Emergency broadcasts: Official Alerts via your BQ

Emergency broadcasts: Official Alerts via your BQ

The latest smartphone models from BQ include a very special service: emergency broadcasts. This service, which is integrated into Android Lollipop, is aimed at Android users that are potentially at risk, due to adverse weather...

How did BQ come up with the name Aquaris?

How did BQ come up with the name Aquaris?

In 2013 BQ took a big step forward. After spending three years working on our devices, first e-readers then tablets, we decided to enter unexplored territory: smartphones. Until then, our...

Misconceptions and advice on battery charging

Misconceptions and advice on battery charging

Have you ever wondered if your mobile could be damaged if you charge it for too long, or whether or not you should let the battery run out completely? There...

The recovery menu on BQ phones

The recovery menu on BQ phones

We often hear about the recovery menu, but what is it exactly and what is it used for? In this article I’ll explain what this menu is, how to access...

How to recover your data when your BQ is stuck on the home screen

How to recover your data when your BQ is stuck on the home screen

Whether due to a bad update, a change to the system, or any other reason, your BQ device may at some time or another get stuck on the home screen...