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How to manage your Android phone some usefull tips

Android is a great mobile operating system for the modern smartphone, but it can feel a bit confusing and complex to the newcomer.

These tips are primarily for version 2.1 of Android, which is by far the most common OS out there today - but many of the above recommendations will also work on older types and newer boutique and skinned by some hardware manufacturers.


1. Activate the Power Strip Android - The main feature is the built-in Android 2.1 widget socket. Here, you are able to quickly turn off all features battery destroying the phone, such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS hitter is major killer. Long press on the screen and install it using the category of widgets.

2. Android call monitoring - If you are a screener called paranoid, Android is for you. Open the contact list of the person who is currently avoid, then select Options> Menu. From here, you will be able to forward all incoming calls directly to voicemail ping this person. Give people the brush off with Android.

3. Set custom ringtones - Alternatively, if you want to talk to people, the same screen you can assign a specific custom ringtone for each caller saved in the Contacts folder.

4. How to add your alarm clock to your task killer - a classic mistake,. We constantly hear from the important (controversial) to use a task manager for the Android to maximize battery life, and if you want to go that route you're welcome. However, when the death of all your tasks in order to conserve battery power, remember that your alarm has a task - to kill him and you will wake in a panic at 10:15 tomorrow morning.

5. You can organize things into folders - While Steve Jobs may have recently made a very big deal about allowing users iOS organize things into folder's Android done for ages. Fancy a quick shortcut to the Home screen starred favorite contacts? Time to press the home screen and make it so.

6. How to rename Android folders - And if you've done, things to adjust to perfection is possible folders. Just open the folder, then the pressure on the long name on the top bar to rename the field of Top Secret.

7. Check the date - possibly one of the smallest undocumented features is the date that the ease of control. Press the notification bar at the top left corner of the screen.

8. Confirm/Mount your SD card - also accessible from the message field is the "Mount" option. Many a rookie Android failed this obstacle, such as installing phone SD card is a difficult step to be taken before it will appear as an external drive to copy data. Plug it in; mount it, and then copy.

9. Adjust your keyboard shortcuts to launch - One of the reasons why many people still love its QWERTY keyboard is the inclusion of the old shortcuts for Google Android reliable. The phone has a fully customizable set of hotkeys launcher app, which can be found in Settings> Applications Release> Quick.

10. Set your double-tap zoom level - on phones that do not support multi-touch zoom, you have more control over your web browsing through the zoom setting of the browser page. Change your eye on 'Close' if you fly straight into the extreme close-up when you double tap the screen, or leave "Far" if you are satisfied with only the text of cultures in a little closer to its dual tap.

11. You can add a navigation shortcut to Android - Android 2.1 allows users to create shortcuts to local navigation Maps app. While you are one of the most recent updates of Google Maps, you can select your shipping routes and instantly add a link on the home screen - creating a launcher for a person to their favorite trips.

12. Change font size for Android browser - the same menu you'll also be able to select your source Web browser. The ideal depends on your personal screen resolution, size and vision, but a few minutes to get it, so that the pages are instantly readable, many hours of cumulative size to store in the coming years.

13. Practice your robot voice for voice command feature - Android 2.1 has voice input for each text field. That's good, but the delay for the "processing" - and field results, often to the left - the average is usually faster to just bite the bullet and the kind of thing. Do not forget to "point" to say to tell you to insert a comma. Full Stop.

14. Keep the screen on when you charge the phone - it is often useful to keep the screen all the time, especially if you tend on the phone at night to load an application and your phone fantasy in a beautiful 1980 clock radio. Go to Settings> Development> Applications screen and say to stay during charging. Just do not tell your friend's environmentalist you burn energy like this.

15. Built-in Task Killer to make your Android fast - Android has its own little job killer, but it is very, very well hidden. Manually close applications, go to Settings> Applications> Manage menu then - and filter the results by running applications. If you can be bothered with all this, you will be able to close all the power running.

16. Removes heavy Android apps - If you are short of memory space, applications are classified by size - large and discarded to make room. Go to Settings> Applications> Manage Applications and press Menu to filter them by memory.

17. Install a file manager to your Android - The lack of a good way to manage files on Android 2.1 is very strange. Sure, you can send photos and music from their applications, but you'll be a lot of file managers available on Android Market need for mass delete things PC in comfort, style.

18. You can also bypass Android slide unlock - You do not have to slide the screen to lock your phone out of standby. A double press the menu button on your phone also wake him up, provided that the manufacturer does not have this feature removed from his skin.

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