The ‘Android’ Archives
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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Posted January 22, 2015 by

OnePlus One: How to Customize the Notification LED

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The notification LED can be a useful tool, especially when you are in situations that require you to silence your phone. The OnePlus One uses a full, multi-color LED that sits to the right of the front-facing camera and can be fully customized to adjust the color of the default notification as well as to […]

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Posted January 17, 2015 by

How Do I Cut My Own Micro and Nano SIM Cards

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Are you using a Mini SIM (2FF)? More commonly termed as the regular SIM card, Mini SIM is still the most widely used SIM card in the world. You may notice, though, that once you switch to flagship devices, they are using smaller types of SIM cards. These are the Micro SIM card (3FF) and […]

Posted January 14, 2015 by

OnePlus One: How to Switch from Dalvik Runtime to ART

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The Dalvik runtime has been used in previous versions of Android, but the Android runtime (ART), which is used on Android Lollipop, is quicker and smoother. You do not have to wait for Lollipop to be released for your OnePlus One to start using the ART runtime on your device.

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Posted January 10, 2015 by

How Do I Automatically Switch Off the Internet Connection Whenever the Screen Turns Off on My Samsung Phone

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Having an internet connection on a smartphone is great, whenever you need one. It can be annoying, however, if you find your battery drained because you forgot to disable your Wi-Fi. Even worse, you could be paying for mobile data charges while you are asleep because you did not turn off your phone’s data connection. […]

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Posted January 5, 2015 by

How Do I Manage Tasks and Events Using S Planner on My Samsung Galaxy Phone?

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You will soon realize that, as you grow older, responsibilities and tasks grow with you. If you are in a stage of life where there are just too many things that you need to remember and ribbons on your fingers no longer help, then it may be time that you use a planner. You could […]

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Posted January 2, 2015 by

How Do I Fix Issues on My Samsung Galaxy Phone by Booting into Safe Mode

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Have you encountered problems with your Samsung Galaxy phone? Issues on your phone may be due to faulty and buggy applications. Incomplete and errors in updates can cause inconsistencies on your device. The quick and easy way to fix these errors is by uninstalling the application causing the error or reverting the latest application updates. […]

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