Android Beginner Guides

Dec 3, 2016

How AMOLED technology works

It’s no doubt that you’ve heard the words “Super AMOLED” or “AMOLED” before. Not only is it a technology, but the words are oft thrown about in marketing to catch y … Read More

Nov 3, 2016

How to change or clear default app settings in Android

One of the best selling points on Android is the flexibility to change default apps to open web links, send text messages, view your pictures, or pretty much anything else your phone is capable of do … Read More

Oct 30, 2016

How to add widgets to your Android home screen

Android has a lot of benefits, and one of those is taking advantage of widgets. Widgets are essentially a way to give you quick access to information or actions in other apps without actually leaving … Read More

Oct 20, 2016

How to set up Google Drive for desktop syncing

You have Google Drive on your smartphone, but what about your desktop or laptop? Did you know that you can setup Google Drive on your home computer to automatically sync files to the cloud? It’ … Read More

Oct 13, 2016

How to check for software updates on your Android device

When a software update is pushed out to your phone or tablet, you likely aren’t going to see it for at least another week or two. Most companies issue software updates in waves to ensure qualit … Read More

Aug 5, 2016

Adding password protection to Google Play for preventing unwanted purchases

When it comes to Google Play purchases, you should definitely use password protection. You never know when your Android device will get in the wrong hands and an unwanted purchase is made. Then again … Read More

Aug 4, 2016

Removing and uninstalling apps from your Android device

There are a couple of possible motivating factors for removing and uninstalling apps from your device. People are constantly getting rid of apps from their phones and tablets because of irrelevancy, … Read More

Mar 14, 2016

How to set up Android texting on your PC

I owned and used an iPhone for quite some time, and one of the best things about it was iMessage. Not because you could text over WiFi to a friend who also owns an iPhone, but because of the ability … Read More

Mar 1, 2016

Backing up pictures and videos with Google Photos

There’s no denying you have way too many pictures and videos stored on your phone or tablet. Who’s really carrying around a dedicated camera these days? We all just use our mobile devices … Read More

Feb 28, 2016

Saving offline areas in Google Maps

Because not all of us experienced the Lewis & Clark Expedition, mobile devices are a huge help in navigating the world. Phones and tablets have made it extremely easy for us to get from Point A t … Read More

Feb 26, 2016

Saving webpages from Chrome for offline viewing

Ever find a page full of text but don’t have enough time to read it? Or you find a page with valuable information and want to come back when there’s no internet connection? We’ve al … Read More

Feb 18, 2016

How to download from Google Play Music for offline playback

If you’ve uploaded music to Google’s Play Music before, there’s a good chance that you already know how to download songs for offline playback. But if you’re not familiar with … Read More

Jan 26, 2016

How to speed up charging on any Android device

You wake up in the morning to get ready for work, only to realize that you forgot to plug your smartphone in the charger before bed last night. You have 30 minutes before you have to leave, so you pl … Read More

Jan 6, 2016

How to setup a new Android smartphone or tablet

If you’re getting new Android device this holiday season, setting it up can be a chore. It’s not as simple as powering the new gadget up and playing your favorite games. There’s qui … Read More

Dec 23, 2015

How to automatically receive MMS picture messages

“Those dreaded MMS messages are so frustrating! I can’get them to automatically download, and even when I manually try to download it, sometimes it still doesn’t even work!” T … Read More