So unless you’re a total geek and already found out every little thing there is to know about your Android smartphone, there are probably a couple of cool features you didn’t know about as a ‘casual’ Android user.
For instance, did you know that you can download a Google maps are for later use if you don’t have access to the internet? Did you know that there is a build in mobile data storage and management system deep within the Android settings? No more sky rocketing bills of your mobile provider, Android will warn you as soon as you’re close to reaching your monthly limit.
Oh and if you’re on Android Jelly Bean, you can unlock a cool Easter egg which the Android developers put into the system. Want to know how? Check out the video below made by Phonebuff.
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1: Adobe Flash 'On Demand'
Open your browser and tap the menu key. Find the settings tab. You’ll find an entry “Enable plug-ins”. When you tap it, you can choose On demand. This way, you’ll be able to choose when you want to see Flash content.
2: Wifi sleep
When the screen shuts off, you phone switch to the 3G or 4G. This takes a lot of energy. When you set “Wi-Fi sleep policy” to never, your save your battery a lot.
Everything on your homescreen is taking a bit of energy. Clean your homepage for saving your battery. If a app is not on your homescreen, it isn’t delete from you phone.
Move your apps to your SD card. When you have more space on your memory card of your phone, your phone is a lot faster.
Sideloading simply means the installation of apps without going through the official Android Market. Your phone needs your confirmation for download app from secondary sites.
6: Uninstalling Apps
From your homesceen, choose the button menu. After that choose Applications from the list. Choose Manage applications in the next screen. Find the app you want uninstalling ans press it’s. After that, you only have press the uninstalling button. It’s easy!
7: Set your ringtones on the right place
Do you use your own sounds on your Android phone? It’s easy. Connect your phone to your computer and look for the media folder. You can create a new one, if it doesn’t exists. Choose the right map for the sound you want to use it for. Now disconnect your phone en navigate on your Android device too the right destination.
8: Screen brightness
For saving your battery live. Choose Automatic Brightness. Your Android device choose the right Brightness at the right time.
9: Volume settings
From your homescreen, press the menu button and choose settings. In the window that opens, choose Sound, and you’ll see a whole slew of options for control of the noises your phone makes
10: Protect your phone
For your one savety. Use a password for entry the phone. Choose menu and after that, settings. Choose security and then set up screen lock. Follow the instructions for having a safety Android device.