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]

Android 101

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

How to delete apps [Android 101]

Android 101

So, you just downloaded an app and you’re already tired of it. Instead of letting it take up precious memory on your phone, you can do something about it. Here’s our guide on how to delete applications from your device. There are three main ways to delete apps from your Android, and ...

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How to download apps [Android 101]

Android 101

One of the things that makes a smartphone so great is the apps you can install on it. Some are free, some are paid, and mostly all can be accessed through the Google Play Store. Here’s our guide on how to install an application on your Android device. Browsing the Play Store First, ...

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How to make a phone call [Android 101]

Android 101

Smartphones can do a lot of different things. One of those things is make a phone call… which is probably the reason you purchased the phone in the first place. If you’re new to the smartphone world, you may be pretty confused with your new technology. But that’s okay! ...

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How to manage notifications [Android 101]

Android 101

The notification shade on Android devices is one of the most unique and functional aspects of the operating system. It can be accessed by pulling down from the top of your screen, basically anywhere in the phone. It’s where you can easily control music, read text messages, and more. There ...

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How to monitor and stop data usage [Android 101]

Android 101

Precious, precious data. If you’re like most smartphone users, you can never have enough. Thankfully, there are some pretty easy ways to monitor and stop your data usage to stop you from those nasty overage fees. KEEP IN MIND: Not all Android phones are the same. Some will have more steps ...

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