Want to use your Android device more like a PC by connecting a mouse and keyboard to it? Almost any Android device will allow you to do this if you have the right hardware. Here’s how it’s done.
Adobe pulled their Flash app from the Google Play store months ago. Even though Flash is a dying technology, it still is used on many websites. I find myself needing it on my Android device pretty often. Fortunately, you can still use flash on Android if you want to. It just takes a little more work.
There are many ways to make the OS easier on the eyes without rooting. In this post I’m going to go over the best ways to make common apps more user-friendly for somebody who can’t see all that well. You may want to provide your phone and this tutorial to somebody with better vision so they can implement these changes for you.
Users of Android devices took to Facebook and Twitter to scream about how they “accidentally deleted Android Market” and wish to get it back. If you are wondering why your Android Market icon has disappeared, you are likely one of many Android users who updated the Android Market app on your device. Android Market, is now called “Play Store”. Google has changed the name in an effort to complete with Apple iTunes and make people more aware of their wide selection of music, movies, and apps.
If you work an 8 to 5 shift as a cubicle-dweller, chances are you are using some form of Microsoft Outlook to manage your appointments. Naturally, you’ll want to add your Outlook Calendar to your Android so you can have access to it anywhere you go. There are many routes you can take to accomplish this. We’ll cover 4 simple solutions in this tutorial that will have you setup in no time.
How many times have you finished a phone call, gone about your business, then found your Android phone on the screen it displays when you’re on a call? I know it’s happened to me countless times. The call log is left on the screen and I always accidentally tap a name when I put my phone down after a call.
Here are some options to prevent accidental “butt-dialing” on your Android phone.
A common question Android users may ask is “Why does my Android randomly restart itself?” At one point or another, every Android device I’ve owned has had this problem. There are a few common reasons your Android might restart on its own. Let’s take a look at them and see if we can fix it.
I was walking along, enjoying a mild February day, when all of a sudden I heard an awful sound. I scrambled to find the source and found that it was coming from my phone. Convinced my phone was malfunctioning, I rushed to pick it up and realized it was only an emergency alert. When did Android devices get this feature? Apparently it’s a feature your wireless provider provides. It will also do the same thing for Amber Alerts or Presidential Alerts.
Do you have a strange letter or symbol appearing for the signal icon on your Android device? Make sense of these icons that appear in the notification area with this information.
Does the screen on your phone display the message “Emergency Calls Only” and you’re wondering why? In this post, we will cover the common things that cause this message to display on your phone and not enable you to make normal calls.