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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.

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...

How to make a phone call [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...

How to monitor and stop data usage [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...

How to send a picture message [Android 101]

Sending a picture message is just as easy as sending a text message. So, if you've done that, it doesn't take much more to...

How to send a text message [Android 101]

So you just got your first smartphone, and you'd like to send a text message. No problem! Sending a text message is a very...

How to secure your Android device [Android 101]

The devices we carry everyday can hold to most precious information to us - credit card numbers, passwords, you name it. So what happens...

How to take a screenshot [Android 101]

Taking a screenshot requires a different process on many Android devices. There are, however, a few basic ways to do so. Here is how...

How to add a new email account [Android101]

If you're like us, email is a staple in our work day, and many of us have more than one email address. Lucky for...

How to add/remove lock screen widgets [Android 101]

Since their introduction in Android 4.2, lock screen widgets have been a hugely popular feature on the Android platform. What are lock screen widgets?...

How to navigate through your Android device [Android 101]

Picking up an Android device for the very first time? Don't worry, we've got you covered! Here's out brief guide on how to navigate...

How to add widgets to your home screen [Android 101]

Widgets are what make Android stand out from the rest. They are "at a glance" views of applications that sit on your home screen....

Starting up your new Android device [Android 101]

So, you're new to Android. Just purchased your first smartphone, and nobody told you how to set it up? This process will take you...

How to perform a factory data reset [Android 101]

Completely resetting your device is a normal procedure, and can actually help you out quite a bit. If your device is slowing down and...

How to change your keyboard [Android 101]

Sometimes the stock keyboard on your Android device just doesn't cut it. With great alternate keyboards out there like Swiftkey, Google Keyboard, and Fleksy,...

Frequently used terms [Android 101]

0-92G - Refers to the second-generation of cellular telephone technology. 2G networks offer digitally encrypted phone conversations, while being the first to offer SMS messaging....
 
 

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