How to Tell When Someone Reads Your Text Message

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Have you ever wondered if the person you sent your message to really did not get your message or is just plain ignoring you? In this age where people are always out and about, it could be hard to tell if someone is just busy or doesn’t want to respond to you. Fortunately, there are several ways to know whether your message has been read or not. Here’s how to tell when someone reads your text on an Android device. How to Tell When Someone Reads Your Text Every Android device comes with a messages app that includes read receipts. […]

How to Take a Photo Using Your Android Camera Settings

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Long ago, anyone who needed good quality photos for documentation, marketing, or other purposes had to carry and use a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera. Thankfully, today’s smartphones and other mobile devices are designed to be capable of taking good quality photos similar to that from a DSLR camera. That only means everything a budding photographer needs can just use his camera in his pocket. However, a good quality phone does not necessarily suggest one can take great photos all the time. Sometimes, it takes the right set of hands and the right techniques to improve the quality of […]

How To Properly Encrypt Your Android Device

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The recent attacks on information security, notably the Facebook scandal, has once again dragged the issue of smartphone encryption into the spotlight. We all understand that keeping our data safe and secure is very important today, that’s why most tech companies arm their users with tools and features to secure their information right out of the box. Android has been in the forefront of implementing data protection measures by offering encryption tools for its devices. Unfortunately, most users don’t know how to enable this feature. In fact, most Android users don’t even know what encryption does and why it is […]

10 Things to Do When You Purchased Your First Android Phone

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Congratulations, you’ve finally got your first Android phone! At this moment, you might be experiencing extreme fascination with a piece of metal and plastic that makes calls and take photos. But eventually, like everyone else, you return back to reality and find yourself in a panic thinking of all the things you need to do, from setting up to figuring out how to properly use it. Relax. What you are currently experiencing with your newly-bought Android phone does not have to be stressful. If you’ve just purchased a new Android device, the tips we have below will keep you well-informed […]

How to Set Up a Hotspot Using an Android Device

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While DSL connections and dedicated Wi-Fi hotspot devices are often used to go online, there are instances when the need to turn your Android device into a mobile hotspot arises. For example, you are working on something significant and all of a sudden, your primary network goes down. It is the time when a mobile phone Wi-Fi hotspot could come in handy. You might be wondering, how can a small device we use to make calls and take photos be used to connect to the world wide web? Impressive as it may seem, a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot enables an Android […]

How To Fix a Not Working Head/Earphone Jack on Your Android Device

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Headphone or earphone jack problems are not as uncommon as you might think. A lot of users encounter this problem, and it could be very annoying, especially for those who love to listen to music or watch videos on their device. But a malfunctioning headphone jack is easy to fix, and there are several ways to do it. In this article, we list down several Android headset jack fix methods for you. Check If Your Headset Is Broken. The first thing you should do is check if your headset or headphones are broken. It’s possible that there’s nothing wrong with […]

How to Do Reverse Image Search on Your Android Device

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The Google reverse image search is a handy tool if you want to know which websites use a particular image or to check if somebody’s using your image without your permission. You can also use it to find a similar photo with a higher resolution –and it’s straightforward to use. To get started, go to Google Images, click the camera icon in the search box, and paste the image URL or upload the image from your computer. Then, click Search by Image and a list of websites using the same image will be loaded, including the size of the pictures. […]

How to Change Font Style on Your Android Device

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One of the best things about Android, which is also among the reasons why many choose it over iPhone, is how it gives more room for customization. One way to personalize your Android phone or tablet is to change its font style. Changing your Android’s font style and size might be necessary to help you use your device more comfortably, mainly if you have a vision condition. It also helps make your phone look unique, following your personal preference and style. Whatever reason you may have for wanting to change the font on Android, we’re here to help you out. […]

How to Use Safe Mode on an Android Device

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Are you suddenly having issues with your Android device? Issues like overheating, unusual battery draining, automatic rebooting, and frequent crashing but you’re unsure what causes them? There are a number of possibilities, but you need first to rule out problematic apps. You can do that with the help of safe mode on Android. What Does Safe Mode Mean? If you want a geeky explanation, safe mode is the diagnostic mode that every operating system (OS) has may it be of a computer or mobile device. It is designed to help fix most issues within an OS by giving limited access […]

What Are Android Instant Apps and How to Use Them

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In the last few years, Google kept on rolling out changes and improvements on their proprietary app store, Google Play. Among the notable new features, users can now enjoy the “Android Instant Apps.” We can assume a couple of things as to what they are judging by the name — maybe these apps are those instantly available on every Android device? Perhaps they’re tools that perform particular functions? Well now, we’ll cut to the chase. In this article, we are going to share with you what Android Instant Apps exactly are and how to use them. What Are Android Instant […]