How to work offline with Drive and other Google productivity apps

Google offers a whole suite of apps that are free to use and are quite powerful. Docs, Sheets, and Slides are productivity tools that are an alternative to Microsoft Office apps. Docs...

10 Tips and Tricks all Android users should know to get the most from...

Many of you AndroidGuys readers are experts, and have a great grasp of how Android devices work. However, we do have a growing base of readers who are making the switch...

What to do if your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge gets wet and...

It might seem obvious to some, but others may not think about their latest water resistant IP67 and IP68 Samsung Galaxy devices when they get wet and why they aren't charging....

How to design your own personalized official Google case for the Nexus 6, 6P...

Google made its Live cases available today, and they are quite possibly some of the coolest cases you can get right now. The cases are only available for the Nexus 6,...

What exactly is an APK?

The deeper we dive into the Android ecosystem, the more and more jargon we begin to see. Sometimes we find ourselves scratching our heads and wondering, "What the heck did they...

How to import events from Outlook or Apple Calendars into Google Calendar

Three is the average number of email accounts per person in the US. Some, like me, have more than three - I use Apple Calendar on my Macbook Pro and iPad...

How to install Android N Developer preview on Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P,...

Do you own a Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, or Pixel C? Did you know that you could be on the cutting-edge versions of Android? That's right! You can install...

How to fix the lag on your Android smartphone and make it perform like...

It happens to the best of us and it happens to the worst of us. Lag. Our Android smartphones might have incredible hardware and fancy specs, but from time to time...

How to install a Google Play Store APK on your Android device

For various reasons, you may run into a situation where you will need to be able to install the latest (or and older) version of the Google Play Store. As daunting...

How to delete your browsing history in Google Chrome for Android and desktop

You internet browser, in this case Chrome, keeps track of where you go to on the web and logs it in a history file. Our browser history might hold information that...

Use these data calculators to estimate how much data you need and potentially save...

Figuring out data plans for smartphones can be very confusing if you actually try to break down file size based on activity. It is hard to predict how much data you're going to...

Creating Animations (.gif) using Google Photos is super simple and fun (4 quick steps...

You've seen them all over the web, from Twitter to ESPN, GIPHYs are highly popular due to their ability to animate still photos as a collection. The concept is easy to understand,...

How to verify third party USB Type-C accessories won’t destroy your Nexus 6P, Pixel...

The second half of 2015 brought Android users USB Type-C which is gaining traction each month. Some of the first devices to gain access to the fully reversible charging plug were...

How to enable Developer Options on your Android device

If you're looking to root and install a custom Rom on your Android device, you're going to need to have access to your device's USB debugging mode. USB debugging can only...

Three super fast steps to change the quick settings on your Samsung Galaxy S7

In one area Samsung has always shined bright is with the quick settings in the drop down notification window. These options exist on other Android devices, but Samsung has 16 quick toggle...

Samsung’s build quality isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

Samsung reportedly has been basking in glory over the sales of its latest Galaxy smartphones. Sandwiched between two pieces of glass with a metal...