How to add a new email account [Android101]

Android 101

If you’re like us, email is a staple in our work day, and many of us have more than one email address. Lucky for you, Android allows an easy way to sync multiple email accounts on your phone. Here are all the steps you’ll need to take in order to successfully add an email ...

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How to add/remove lock screen widgets [Android 101]

Android 101

Since their introduction in Android 4.2, lock screen widgets have been a hugely popular feature on the Android platform. What are lock screen widgets? They are widgets that you can access from your lock screen, without having to enter inside the device. We’ll tell you how to add and ...

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How to navigate through your Android device [Android 101]

Android 101

Picking up an Android device for the very first time? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Here’s out brief guide on how to navigate through your Android. KEEP IN MIND: Not all Android phones are the same. Some will have more steps required to complete each task, others will ...

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How to add widgets to your home screen [Android 101]

Android 101

Widgets are what make Android stand out from the rest. They are “at a glance” views of applications that sit on your home screen. These are handy for viewing information quickly without the need to open the application. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to add widgets to ...

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Starting up your new Android device [Android 101]

Android 101

So, you’re new to Android. Just purchased your first smartphone, and nobody told you how to set it up? This process will take you through the boot up process when turning on your Android device for the first time. KEEP IN MIND: Not all Android phones are the same. Some will have more ...

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How to perform a factory data reset [Android 101]

Android 101

Completely resetting your device is a normal procedure, and can actually help you out quite a bit. If your device is slowing down and almost unusable, you can perform what’s called a “factory data reset”. Performing one completely erases everything on your phone – ...

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How to delete a picture [Android 101]

Android 101

So, you just took a picture on your Android device and you’d like to delete it? Here’s how! KEEP IN MIND: Not all Android phones are the same. Some will have more steps required to complete each task, others will have less. At AndroidGuys, we will do our best to walk you through ...

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How to change your keyboard [Android 101]

Android 101

Sometimes the stock keyboard on your Android device just doesn’t cut it. With great alternate keyboards out there like Swiftkey, Google Keyboard, and Fleksy, you may want to think about trying out another one. Here’s our walkthrough for changing your keyboard. KEEP IN MIND: Not all ...

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How to take a picture on your Android phone [Android 101]

Android 101

One of the coolest features of smartphones is the ability to take a picture anywhere you want. If you need a little help with becoming a photographer from your Android device, we’re here to help you. Here’s how to take a picture on your Android device. KEEP IN MIND: Not all Android ...

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Frequently used terms [Android 101]

School of Android

0-9 2G - Refers to the second-generation of cellular telephone technology. 2G networks offer digitally encrypted phone conversations, while being the first to offer SMS messaging. The Internet speed one would receive on 2G has since been surpassed by its predecessors. 3G - Refers to the ...

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UpNext is a simple calendar widget that’s focused on your next task [App of the Day]

UpNext

We cover a ton of calendar apps and widgets at AndroidGuys, but what can we say? They’re functional, pretty, and they’re all different. UpNext is a widget, not a calendar app, that gives you a detailed look at your day as it goes by. Most agenda calendars give you a glimpse at your ...

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Rebranded Shoebox announced with new lock screen feature

Shoebox

There are already tons of photo to cloud backup solutions for you to choose from, but one of the most popular is getting rebranded. Shoebox (formerly MyShoebox) has a new name and some new features in the Android app. Other than the simplified name, Shoebox is adding a nice rotating lock screen ...

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Sunrise Calendar updated with widget and performance improvements

Sunrise

At AndroidGuys, we’re huge fans of Sunrise Calendar for Android. It’s a feature-packed, beautifully designed calendar that makes planning easy to bear. Though it’s still in Beta, you can grab the update today, just as long as you’re a member of the Google+ community. ...

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Facebook debuts anonymous and selective login features

Facebook

Facebook is upping their privacy options for users that don’t feel comfortable logging into the social network for everything. Let’s take a look at some of the new features Facebook is rolling out. Anonymous Login When users download an app, much of the time, there is a “login ...

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Google releases standalone apps for Docs, Sheets, and Slides

Google Docs and Sheets

Up until today, Google Drive would be the go-to app to find anything stored in the cloud. Editing documents has always been pretty difficult through the app, and that’s why Google has just released Google Docs and Google Sheets as standalone apps. These work just like you would imagine. ...

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