The ‘Android’ Archives
Posted March 2, 2015 by

Samsung Phones: Take Photos Without Touching the Screen

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Today, smartphones are so big that they are hard to use with one hand, especially for people with small hands. I constantly struggle with one of the most common tasks: taking pictures. I find it very hard to reach the capture button since it is placed at the bottom of the screen. Luckily, there are […]

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Posted February 28, 2015 by

How Do I Add Facebook Stickers to My Photos?

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Not only does Facebook let you send lovely stickers to your friends through chat, it also lets you add those stickers to your photos. Here is how to do it on your iPhone or Android phone.

Posted February 19, 2015 by

How Do I Send Files Between My MacBook and My Android Phone Using Bluetooth?

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If you pair an Android phone with a MacBook and try to send files, you will notice that it is only possible to send files from the MacBook to the phone. Unfortunately, sending files from the phone to the MacBook does not work. Here is how to set up the Bluetooth connection to send files […]

Posted February 16, 2015 by

How Do I Use the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge as a Night Clock

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For those who use smartphones, one of the most common uses of these devices is to check the time, which is typically found in the upper-right part of the screen when the screen is turned on. When the phone’s screen is turned off, you need to wake it up to see the time. This can […]

Posted February 14, 2015 by

How Do I Transfer Files Between My Android Phone and My MacBook?

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If you connect your Android phone to your MacBook, chances are your phone will not be recognized. Therefore, transferring files between the two devices is not possible. Luckily, it is quite easy to fix this problem. Read on to find out how.

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Posted February 11, 2015 by

OnePlus One: How to Enable QuickBoot Mode

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QuickBoot mode enters the OnePlus One into a low-power mode, allowing the phone to boot up quickly when powered on after being turned completely off. This can be quite useful to people who have to turn off their phones frequently (e.g., commuters, students, etc.). QuickBoot is disabled by default. Here’s how to enable it on […]

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Posted February 8, 2015 by

How Do I Force the Play Store to Ask for My Password for Every Purchase?

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By default, after you sign in on a device, the Google Play Store only asks for your account password the first time you make a purchase and allows you to make purchases for 30 minutes without re-entering your password. While this feature is helpful when you buy apps in bulk since you do not have […]

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Posted February 5, 2015 by

How Do I Activate the Camera Flash for Incoming Calls or Messages on My Samsung Phone?

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The flash on your Samsung phone’s camera can be used as a notification indicator. When you have a call or an incoming message, the phone’s camera light blinks a few times. This feature can be helpful, especially when your phone is in silent mode. However, it is turned off by default. Here is how to […]

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Posted February 4, 2015 by

How to Change Android Camera Settings

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People hardly need to buy cameras anymore as cell phones come with quite good quality cameras. People who are experts at photography can buy cameras, but the rest of us can use our cell phones. They are far less complicated than advanced cameras.  Lots of people buy fancy cameras and never learn to use all […]

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Posted February 3, 2015 by

How Do I Take Notes During Calls on My Samsung Phone?

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You have probably had moments when you are on your phone and need to jot down important information for later use. While you can write it on a piece of paper (if you have one nearby), using the default memo app that comes with your Samsung phone’s software is a better option. By using the […]

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