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From helping to understand the difference between two phones to instructions on getting more from your devices, this section aims to educate. We cover everything from the most very basic stuff all the way up to more detailed and focused topics.

Accidentally swipe away a notification? Here’s how you can get it back!

One of the best things about Android is the notification system. It's elegant in its simplicity. It stays out of your way until you...

How to manually install app updates with APK files [Android 201]

Waiting for app updates can be a drag, especially if other phones are receiving the update before you. Automatically updating your apps through the...

How to easily fake your location, without rooting your Android

Your Android device tracks your location to help you with things like navigation, but there are times when users might want to fake their...

How to Unlock the Samsung Galaxy S6, S7, or S8 to any network

Over the past decade, the cellphone, and, in more recent years, the smartphone has become something that every person cannot leave home without. Android...

How to SIM unlock the Galaxy Note 5

You may not realize this, but the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is still the latest and greatest Note you can buy right now. After...

Enable Google Assistant on most Chromebooks

Google Assistant has been a recent focus in all of the company's platforms. Chromebooks other than the Pixelbook have been left out in the cold until now.

Google Play Store 4.8.22 has arrived, download and install it [APK]

New version of Google Play Store is here and with it we get some changes, as usual. Here's what's new:New headers - Kirill Grouchnikov from...

Becoming an Android Expert: Android Rooting Terms

Rooting is a big part of Android. The fundamental premise of Android is that almost every element is customizable but occasionally some things require...

Get to Know: Republic Wireless

Republic Wireless is a mobile virtual network operator that leans on Wi-Fi for coverage, falling back on GSM/CDMA. Here's what else you need to about Republic.

How to make sure that your apps are up to date [Android 101]

Keeping your apps up-to-date is important for a number of reasons. New features, better performance and battery optimizations are just some of the improvements...

Hidden codes for your Android device you probably didn’t know

Baked deep into Android is a bunch of secret codes that will enable of a variety of statistics and settings on your device that...

How to get and hack Flappy Bird on Android

Flappy Bird might have already become the game of the year for 2014 due to a number a reasons. It's addictive and frustrating, yes,...

How to activate the new “Android O” notification badges in Nova Launcher

We here at AndroidGuys have made it no secret about our universal love for the ever impressive Nova Launcher.Nova Launcher has earned the title of...
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Saturday Savings: Massive discounts from Huawei, Anker, Belkin, Toast, and more

It's time to save big on a variety of products including smartphones, accessories, and even a Chromebook. Here's the latest edition of Saturday Savings.

You can toggle “Merge tabs and apps” on and off in Chrome

An interesting feature introduced in Android Lollipop that was built into Chrome is merging the browser tabs into your phone's multitasking menu. This eliminated...
 
 

YouTube is returning to Fire TVs

The tech gods have settled a longstanding feud. Google is returning the official YouTube app to Fire TV. In response, Amazon is opening Prime Video to Chromecasts and Android TV.

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Great cases to protect your Samsung Galaxy S10

Check out all these great cases you could use to protect your brand new and expensive Samsung Galaxy S10 phone.
 
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