Thinking of selling your Android, trading it in, or donating your phone to charity but there is important or private information that you don’t want anyone else to have access to? Here are a few tips that you can use which can help keep your personal and confidential data private once your cell phone is no longer in your possession.
Is the touch screen on your Android cell phone unresponsive or responding incorrectly? Do some parts of your phones screen respond while other parts do not? When trying to make a selection on your phone does it end up selecting something else instead? Looking for a way to try to fix this and prevent it from happening? Then you have come to the right place. This tutorial describes not only how to test the touch screen on an Android but also what can be done to try and fix it.
While not every phone has a built in feature that will allow you to capture whatever is currently displaying on its screen, most modern smartphones will have this ability and the steps used to take a screenshot will vary from device to device. This guide includes an extensive list of techniques that can be used to take screenshots on some of the more popular smartphones available in the world today.
Some common methods for taking screenshots include:
Learning about and then customizing the main screens of your Android smartphone may seem like a complicated or daunting task at first but it’s really not so hard once you know how to do so; it can also be quite rewarding when finished. This article will cover some of the basics of managing an Androids home screen and how you might be able to customize your Androids main screens to your heart’s content making them not only more personal but more efficient as well.
I didn’t originally intend to have this article so long. As such I have broken up this guide into a few separate topics to keep things a little more organized. I encourage you to review this whole post but feel free to jump to different sections of this guide by selecting one of the links below.
Do you have a new Android smartphone or Android tablet? Have you stumbled upon the widgets feature on your Android device? Widgets go hand in hand with applications and can make accessing certain things on your Android quick and easy.
This article will demonstrate just how awesome widgets can be and how they can make using your Android cell phone even more enjoyable. You might even be using a widget or two on your cell phone already and you don’t even realize it.
What is a widget?
The best way to describe a widget is probably going to be to show some examples of widgets.
Are you looking for a way to see what applications may be running in the background of your Android cell phone? Then look no further. This guide will demonstrate with step by step instructions not only how to check an android to see what might be running behind the scenes but will also show how to stop these things from running as well as how you might be able to prevent it from running without your permission in the future.
Running applications - Common side effects
Here is a list of just a few of the issues that can frequently occur when there are too many things running on an Android smartphone. If your cell phone is experiencing any of these issues then your
Are you wondering what the differences are between a locked and an unlocked cell phone? Are you looking for some ways that you might be able to tell the two types of phones apart? Look no further this guide explains the primary differences between a locked and unlocked cell phone as well as some methods that you can use to tell the two apart.
Main difference between an unlocked and locked cell phone
Unlocked cell phones
Unlocked cell phones are not carrier specific meaning that they can potentially connect to and use the cellular service provided by many different wireless carriers with some limitations.
Has your cell phone or its battery started to get a little warmer than usual? If you are looking for a way to check the temperature of your battery then you are in the right place. If you’re not quite sure whether it’s your phone or battery that’s heating up or getting hot then here are a few little tricks that can help you narrow things down a bit.
Accessing your batteries information
We are going to start out with one of the most powerful tools to use when trying to diagnose the battery in an Android smartphone. We are going to attempt to access your cell phones battery info menu but there may be a catch… this powerful tool may not come pre-installed or may not be
Has your cell phone started getting unusually hot? Does your mobile phone feel like it’s about to burn a hole in your pocket? Does your phone get so hot that it powers itself off? Then you are in the right place. This guide describes some common reasons as to why this can happen and best of all how you can try to fix it.
Before we get started – cell phones get warm
Now cell phones can get warm. Smartphones are electronics after all, so if you are a new smartphone owner and are concerned about your warm cell phone then your phone might be ok,
Has your Android been lost or stolen? Here is a really cool trick that can help you locate your missing Android cell phone.
This guide is to be used as a reference to locate a missing Android smartphone. If your cell phone has been stolen then I highly recommend that you leave the recovery of your cell phone in the hands of local authorities. If you cannot recover your lost or missing phone then I also recommend that you call your wireless carrier and report it lost or stolen. Your phone company can blacklist that specific phone and in most circumstances preventing it from receiving wireless service ever again making it worthless as a cell phone while at the same time discouraging future cell phone theft.