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How to download pictures from the Internet to your Android [Android 101]

So, you're on your new Android device, surfing the web. You come across a photo that you really want saved on your device. Here's...

Disable those annoying, power hungry carrier apps [How-To]

As I think we all know, manufacturer and carrier apps can be some of the most annoying apps on the planet, especially if they...

How to turn off touch vibration on your Android

By default, most Android smartphones come with the option "Vibrate on touch" turned on. This means your phone will vibrate when you interact with...

How to install the Google Play Store on the Kindle Fire [Android 201]

The Kindle Fire is a great little tablet, at a fantastic price point and is perfect for those hooked into the Amazon ecosystem. The...

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...

How to install Android Wear 2.0 beta on your watch

This article originally appeared on our sister site, www.SmarterWatching.com. For more coverage on Android Wear, visit SmarterWatching now! You've seen the announcement, watched the videos,...

Changing your launcher is easier than you think [How-To]

In case you are not aware, a launcher is essentially the "desktop" on your phone. Every phone comes with a launcher; Samsung, for example,...

Tip: How to hide the notification bar on Nova Launcher

Installing Nova Launcher opens up a whole load of customisation possibilities for your Android device; first we explained how to use Nova Launcher gestures...

8 simple steps to disable the carrier bloatware on your Samsung Galaxy S7 and...

Did you happen to get the latest Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge last week? If you got it and have an AT&T or Verizon...

Tip: How to speed up your Samsung Galaxy S4

With Samsung having announced the new Galaxy S5, you may have begun to feel like your Samsung Galaxy S4 is already out-of-date, and might...

Setting up Google Authenticator is as easy as scanning a QR code

A couple weeks ago I posted the steps to enable Google's 2-Step Verification for any of your Gmail accounts. This allows us that fuzzy...

How to simplify and standardize your Android smartphone with the Google Now Launcher app

  There's a good percentage of you readers who know the exact differences between Android devices from different manufacturers. For those of you who are...

How to debloat and speed up your Samsung Galaxy devices for just $1 without...

It's no secret that Samsung Galaxy devices come preinstalled with a ton of bloatware and duplicate apps. Some of those are useful, but a...

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...

Viewing traffic and alerts on Google Maps [How-to]

We have reviewed how to add your home and work addresses to Google Maps, as well as how to download an area for offline...

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