The ‘Android’ Archives
Posted July 20, 2014 by

How Do I Connect an Android Wear Emulator to a Real Phone?

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Even though developing wearable apps on a real device is recommended, buying every possible device with different screen shapes for testing purposes would be quite costly. For this reason, testing an app on an emulator is a good idea. The emulator works similarly to a real watch, and it is possible to pair the emulator […]

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Posted July 14, 2014 by

How Do I Turn Off or Disable the My Magazine Feature on the Galaxy S5?


My Magazine is one of the extra features on the Galaxy S5 that lets you access from the home screen the latest news or updates from the social networks your choice. While this may seem convenient, the lack of functions, content providers, and customization make this feature not very useful. If you want to turn […]

Category Android, Internet

Posted July 10, 2014 by

How Do I Switch Between Apps Without Exiting the App Currently Running on My Galaxy S5?


Nowadays, smartphone users tend to open and switch between numerous apps very often. Big screen phones like the Galaxy S5 can make switching between apps harder, especially for small hands, because the hardware buttons may be out of reach. Luckily, there is a built-in feature that creates a floating shortcut on-screen which you can place […]

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Posted July 9, 2014 by

How Do I Use My Note 3 or Galaxy S5 with One Hand Comfortably?


While big phones like the Note 3 or Galaxy S5 have recently become popular, users may find the size of the phones makes them difficult to use with one hand. In fact, for most, navigating to all areas of the screen requires the use of two hands. To address this problem, Samsung has included the […]

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Posted July 6, 2014 by

How Do I Use Two Apps Simultaneously on Galaxy S5?

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Because typical smartphones can display only one app on-screen at a time, they have lagged behind computers when it comes to multitasking. However, this gap is becoming narrower as phones with big screens have been developed and are becoming more popular. Since the Galaxy S5 has a large 5.1 inch screen, it gives you the […]

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Posted June 25, 2014 by

How Do I Use the Fingerprint Scanner to Unlock My Galaxy S5?


If you use your phone frequently, chances are you will find it inconvenient to type a long password every time you unlock the phone. Fortunately, using the fingerprint scanner to unlock the phone can completely eliminate the need to type a password. Not only does the fingerprint scanner let you unlock your phone quickly with […]

Category Android, Google

Posted June 22, 2014 by

How Do I Edit Quick Settings on My Galaxy S5?


Since the Settings section on the Galaxy S5 is crowded with many options, Samsung has added a Quick Settings section that allows users to access the options they use most frequently without having to scroll through several unnecessary ones. While the section is populated with many helpful items by default, you may want to customize […]

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Posted June 19, 2014 by

How Do I Take a Screenshot on My Galaxy S5?

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Capturing a snapshot of a phone’s screen is an essential and helpful trick that every smartphone user should know. Screenshots are particularly useful when your phone is acting up because you can send an image of your phone’s screen to a friend for troubleshooting. This tutorial will show two ways to take a snapshot of […]

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Posted June 2, 2014 by

How Do I Hide Videos, Pictures, Files, or Recordings on My Galaxy S5?

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Keeping important or confidential data on your phone can be dangerous because it may be accessed, deleted, or stolen by anyone who uses your device. Luckily, there is a way to hide the files so that you are the only person who can access them. This tutorial will show you how to hide files on […]

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Posted May 21, 2014 by

How Do I Turn On My Galaxy S5 Screen Without Pressing the Home Button?

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If you are so addicted to your phone that you cannot put it down for even a minute, chances are you could break your phone’s power button because of excessive use. Luckily, it is possible to turn the phone’s screen on without touching any buttons. This tutorial will show you how to enable this feature […]

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