Android Mobile Tips Tricks To Make Your Phone More Useful

Android is the fastest growing mobile platform in the world today. In this, Google is always adding new features and you always have to keep updated information about it. But still there are some features of Android which are very important, if you want to make your Android phone even more useful.

 

There are many features in Android, some of which we know, but do not know or how easy the mobile use will be by using them.

 

Android Mobile Tips Tricks, there are 15 such features of Android, using which you can use your phone in a better way.

1) Check Mobile Data Usages And Set Data Limit In Android

Even if your data plan is unlimited, you should still keep a watch on your mobile data usage. To make sure how much data you are using in your monthly plan, go to Data Usage in Settings. Here you can also see how much data is being used by which apps.

 

 

Here you can set the date range of your data usage and set data limit. Along with this, data can be set for automatic disabled when the data limit is crossed.

  • To set data limit, turn on Set mobile data limit.
  • Then set the data limit by dragging the orange color line.
  • You will be alerted when you reach this data limit.

 

2) Disable/Uninstall Bloatware

Manufacturers and carriers often load their apps with Android phones. These apps are called bloatware. If you do not want to use them, then they are just like a clog on your system and more than that they drain the battery of the phone.

 

 

Some of these bloatware apps can be removed from the app setting, but most of the apps are not removed. However, you can disable them.

For this-

 

  • From Settings go to the App menu.
  • Search for these apps and tap on Disable button.
  • This can prevent these apps from running in the background.

3) Manage Default Apps:

One of the biggest freedoms for Android users is that they can choose the default apps for other like browser, phone or messages. Android asks you to set the default application for many actions, but later you have to change this default app? You can change the default apps in Android.

 

  • Go to Settings > Apps.
  • Open the app and scroll down.
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  • Tap on Open by default and tap on Clear defaults.

4) Choose Do Not Disturb Settings In Android

Android's Do Not Disturb may seem like a simple and easy setting. But when Google has changed this feature dramatically in Android Lollipop, it can get you a bit confused. Not only this, its terminology also changes with the manufacturer company.

 

  • Go to Settings –> Do Not Disturb.
  • Here you can set your own rules.

5) Organize Homescreen Shortcuts With Folders

When you install many apps on your phone, then the phone screen gets filled with shortcuts to these apps. Unlike the application drawer, apps are not arranged alphabetically in the Home screen. Therefore, you can reduce the number of icons on the Home screen by placing similar apps in a folder.

 

Suppose you have shortcuts to several game apps on your homescreen, then long press on one of them to drag this shortcut to the other shortcut.

 

Similarly, you can keep groups of other apps in one folder.

 

 

To rename a folder, open this folder and tap on the three dots on the top right site option and tap on Rename.

6) Set Up Your Device For Automatic Unlock

Secure Lock Screen is important to keep your data safe, but unlocking the phone every time is a hassle. You can avoid this hassle with Smart Lock. This feature is found in the security menu in most mobiles. This feature includes various methods to bypass the lock screen. like -

 

When the device is with you.

 

When your device is in a certain place.

 

When you connect to a specific Bluetooth device.

 

When your device recognizes your face.

 

You can set your phone to be automatically unlocked under any of the above conditions.

 

To set smart lock screen –

 

On your device, go to Settings.

 

Tap on Smart Lock option in Security.

 

Here you will see three options – trusted devices, trusted face, and trusted places.

 

 

You can set the phone to automatically unlock for all three.

8) Make Sure Your Contacts And Photos Back Up Automatically:

There is nothing worse than losing your contacts and photos, and that's when we understand the importance of a backup.

 

Backing up contacts is easy and can be done in a number of ways. The first way is to export all the contacts to the SD card. Another way is to sync all the contacts of your phone with Google account.

 

 

In the Google Photos application, you get 15GB of free space, in which you can save photos of your phone. You can upload, share and edit files with Google Drive. You can save all the photos and videos from your device to the Google Photos library. This can also include photos that were taken with your device's camera.

9) Turn on Developer Options

In Google, many advanced tools like animation speed, USB debugging, and app standby are hidden in Developer Options. To turn on Developer Options, tap seven times on the build number in About phone from the bottom of the settings. On tapping seven times, you will see the message of Developer Options.

 

 

Developer Options will now appear below in Settings.

10) Activate Guest Mode For Shared Devices

If you are giving your phone to someone to use, you should turn on Guest Mode. Guest mode is available on all Android devices. To activate guest account-

 

Drag the Notification bar from top to bottom.

 

Select Guest from the user selection screen.

 

Your phone will immediately switch to guest mode.

 

Now all your data, accounts and apps will be hidden.

 

 

This option has now been removed in some phones.

 

With these tips, you will be able to use your Android phone in a better way.

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