How to unlock the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 Bootloader to root

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For those of you who have received your Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices and are anxious to begin tinkering with them then you’ll need to unlock the Bootloader. Whilst unlocking the Bootloader does void your warranty, it does allow you to do cool things like root, flash ROMS, and put on custom ...

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Beginners guide to Tasker

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Tasker is one of those apps that is so powerful, where the possibilities are endless, if you’re using it right. But, to get to that point where you understand the endless possibilities of it takes time, time some of us don’t have. A forum poster named brandall over at XDA Developers ...

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Root Nexus 5 Running Android 5.0 Lollipop With SuperSU

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The Nexus 5 running the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop software can now be rooted using a SuperSU package, formed from the Android 5.0 SDK with a build number of LPX13D. This is great news for Nexus 5 owners concerned with keeping their root access when the Android 5.0 Lollipop update lands on ...

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How to set up 2-step Google account verification (step-by-step)

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You can never be too safe when it comes to your online accounts. Luckily Google has a way to make it nearly impossible for anyone to log into your account even if they have your login credentials. 2-step verification is a truly great way to keep intruders out of the picture and if you’d ...

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How to fix Google Play Store errors

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Error codes are brilliant – they stop you from doing what you want whilst providing the least amount of information possible by just giving you a code or a number. To stop you throwing your device against the wall in frustration, here’s how to fix the most possible error codes found ...

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How to add/delete new user profiles [Android 201]

Android 201

Do you have kids that constantly want to use your Android device? What if you don’t want them accessing any important files or applications? On most Android tablets running 4.3 Jelly Bean or above, users can now add new profiles to their devices. This functionality is mostly only ...

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How to delete an account [Android 201]

Android 201

Have you set up a Google/Facebook/Twitter account that you no longer want on your Android? There’s an easy way to remove it, and we’ll show you 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 ...

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How to install apps that are not in the Google Play Store [Android 201]

Android 201

So you stumbled across an application that you can’t find in the Play Store? Don’t worry… we’ll help you install it. This is actually a pretty common way of publishing your Android app. Sometimes Google doesn’t want the app in their store, or sometimes there are ...

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How to force close an app [Android 201]

Android 201

Your phone isn’t perfect, and neither are the apps that come on it. When an app misbehaves, there may be something you can do about it. To “force close” an app means exactly what it sounds like: stopping the app without waiting for it to shut down by itself (think of pulling a ...

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How to clear your Google search history on Android [Android 201]

Android 201

There comes a time in every smartphone owner’s life, where you search something that you don’t necessarily want to keep on your phone. If you want to quickly delete your search history in the Google Search app or clear it from your browsing history, we’ve got you covered. KEEP ...

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How To: Update the Google Play Store on your Android without an APK

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It’s usually best to be on the latest version of the Google Play store app on your Android device since from time to time Google releases bug fixes, updates the UI and packs in even more new features. Most people either wait until the newest version hits their device or downloads an APK ...

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How to adjust sound settings [Android 101]

Android 101

Changing the volumes on your smartphone is a must. What if you don’t want your phone to ring loudly at all times of the day? What if you want to play a game, but don’t want to listen to the loud theme music? Here’s our guide on how to adjust sound settings on your Android.... ...

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How to change your wallpaper [Android 101]

Android 101

Changing your wallpaper is perhaps the easiest way to customize your Android device. It adds character and a bit of flair to your homescreen, without changing things around too much. Wondering exactly how to swap your wallpaper for something different? Here’s our guide on how to change ...

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How to clear recently used apps [Android 101]

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Sometimes when you exit an application, it doesn’t mean the app has stopped. Most of the time, it’s actually still running in the background. Luckily, Android makes it very easy to clear out these applications. Here’s our guide on how to clear recently used apps. KEEP IN MIND: ...

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How to create a folder [Android 101]

Android 101

Creating folders for your Android home screen is an easy way to organize your apps. They help you easily find applications so you don’t need to go looking for them in your app drawer every time you need to use it. Here is how to create a folder on your Android! KEEP IN MIND: Not... Read More