Category: General

Android Dark Mode

How to use Dark Mode Display on Android

How to change to Dark Mode Display on Android phones and tablets?
Why would you want to change your Android phone or tablet to use Dark Mode?  The main reason is to same on eye strain from looking at a brightly lit screen.  With a dark screen , you don’t have the backlit screen as a bright white light shinning in your eyes.  An alternate reason is that the consequence of changing from a light screen to a dark screen is that the phone doesn’t need to generate so much white light – thus, saving a bit on battery life.  And, perhaps, there may be a savings on the life of your LED/LCD screen since it isn’t generating so much light.

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Locked or unlocked

Locked or Unlocked? Check your Android phone or tablet

Is my phone or tablet locked or unlocked?
How can you easily know if your Android phone or tablet is locked or unlocked. Maybe you want to change the cellular service you are using, or maybe you want to change the mobile data service. It should be as simple as changing the SIM card to change cellular service or data service.

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Buy a new Android Tablet

Buy a New Android Tablet

A new Android tablet will have all the latest features, expanded memory, more connectivity options and the best visual display for those great looking photos.
Tablets have changed a lot and have added more security, more memory, better displays and larger displays. If you have an old style tablet, now it a great time to upgrade to the newer and better features.

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Transfer files from Android to Android

Transfer files from Android Phone to Android Tablet

Transfer files from Android Phone to Android Tablet
You can easily transfer files from one Android device to another Android device using a few different methods. Using these methods, you can transfer files:

From Android phone to Android tablet
From Android phone to Android phone
From Android tablet to Android tablet
From Android tablet to Android phone

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Do Not Disturb on Android phones and tablets

How to turn on “Do Not Disturb” on Android phones and tablets?

How to turn on the “Do Not Disturb” option on your Android phone or tablet?
The Do Not Disturb option solves those many situations where you don’t want to be disturbed with calls or notifications coming up on your phone or tablet. Perhaps you starting a meeting, or working on a project that requires your undivided attention. In the current world of mobile devices, phones and tablets can be invasive and noisy when you don’t want them to.

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Android Launchers

How to use Android Launchers?

How to use Android Launchers?
Why would you use one?
What is a launcher?
Android launchers are the user interface that sits on top of Android. It is the launcher that organizes and displays the various app icons and widgets. The Android operating system comes with it’s own launcher. However, it is just an app that can be replaced with another launcher app. Different launchers have different features, looks and feels. Some Android launchers are thin apps, meaning they don’t require a lot of processing by the device’s processor, and others require a lot of processing cycles.

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Airplane Mode for Android Phones or Tablets

You should use Airplane Mode for Android phones or tablets if you travel a lot on airplanes. All airline carriers will require that you either turn off your Android phone or tablet or enable Airplane Mode. All Android devices have the option to turn it on. This option can also be used in other situations such as if you’re watching a movie or in a meeting.

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How to upgrade Android

How to use an Android Tablet PC?

Android Tablet Instructions
How to use an Android tablet PC that is using the Android 3.0 or higher operating system. None of the tablet PCs come with an Android tablet PC user guide. Here is a link to help you use your android tablet PC. This Android 3.0 User guide was published by Google.

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clear cache, history, and cookies

How to Clear Cache, History, and Cookies on Android phones or tablets

You must clear cache, history, and cookies on your Android phones or tablets to keep them running well. It is important that you regularly perform maintenance on your Android phones and tablets. Over time, as you use your browser, your Android tablet will accumulate temporary data that may slow down the tablet. When you access various websites, the browser automatically keeps history of the websites you visit. Many websites will drop cookies into your tablet to use the next time you visit the website. These cookies contain tracking information, login data, or information about what you looked at the last time you visited the website.

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Change Language on Android

Change the language on Android phones and tablets

It is possible to change the language on Android phones and tablets, however, you cannot change the language of the Android operating system. If you change the preferred language, the menus of your OS will remain in the original language of what was installed on your tablet. However, you can input data using a different language.

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Forgot Lock Code on an Android phone or tablet

Forgot the Lock Code, PIN, or Password on an Android phone or tablet

How to unlock an Android tablet if you forgot the Pattern, PIN, or Password?
If you forgot the lock code, AND you have your tablet synced with Google via a Gmail account, then after you perform an incorrect pattern 5 times, you will see an option called Forgot Pattern. Touch Forgot Pattern and then you can log into your Google account and unlock the tablet.

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Factory reset Android

Factory Reset an Android phone or tablet

How to reset an Android phone or tablet to original Factory settings?
Factory Reset settings, Wipe the Data
Do a reset on your Android phone or tablet first if you ever sell, or send your tablet in for repairs – be sure to erase all your personal data first. This is also referred to wiping the data, or doing a factory reset.

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