One of the most common questions I am asked about wireless phones is if data usage is charged toward your wireless account plan while your phone is connected to a personal or public Wi-Fi network.
Newer isn’t always better. But app stores like Google Play and Amazon do not offer a way to select a specific version of an app or downgrade. Fortunately, there is a way to downgrade an app if you need to.
Since Android devices can render the desktop version of web pages very well, you’d think there would be no need for mobile versions of websites anymore. I guess they come in handy some of the time. Mobile versions of web pages load faster, but sometimes they can be non-functional, display improperly, or provide way less options than the desktop version.
Luckily, on Android there are several ways you can view full versions of web pages. Here are three that you can use to turn your Android into a lean, mean, web page displaying machine.
If you wish to save space in your phone’s internal memory, moving apps to the SD card is an excellent way to free some space. You can move apps to the SD card by going to Settings > Applications, selecting the application, then tapping the “Move to SD card” button. You may notice that for some apps, this option is grayed out though. Why is that?
If you’re switching from iPhone to Android, you may need to figure out how to transfer your contacts. Here is a way to get it done.
Wanting to silence the camera shutter sound on your Android device? Use this tutorial.
Want extra home screens on your Android so that you can add more widgets and icons to your home screen? Learn how with these steps.
If you need to find out what version of Android is running on your device, use these steps to find out.
Want to transfer your contacts from an Android phone to your Apple iPhone? It was a bit of a chore for me, but this is how I did it.
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.