Android phones come in many forms and are one of the most popular forms of smartphones in the world. A huge percentage of the planets and Australia’s population own them and use them for everyday tasks such as texting, taking selfies and calling people.
There are a few little hacks that you may not be aware of however which will make owning an Android even more fun.
Control Your PC From Anywhere
Your Android phone can be used as a remote-control device using an app like TeamViewer. Make changes, access files, enjoy horse racing betting and run programmes from anywhere that you are using only your mobile.
This is sure to make life much easier, and will really help if your Nan needs you to be a techno boffin and help her with her computer.
Use A Paper Cup As A Speaker
We have heard of the toilet roll speaker, but are you aware that you can use a paper cup in almost the same way?
Simply put your phone into a (dry!) paper or polystyrene cup, and it will amplify the sound emanating from the speakers.
Unlock Your Phone Via SMS
Loading an app called SMS Bypass allows you to lock or unlock your phone without having to use the pattern or password.
Use this with care, however, as it may lead to potential security threats.
Hack A Wi-Fi
Your phone can actually hack a Wi-Fi signal. With the correct apps, you can disconnect people or even take charge of a Wi-Fi signal in your area.
This is highly frowned upon however unless you are a part of the FBI.
Record Your Screen To Make A Tutorial
Nan got a new smartphone? Has no idea how to work it and keeps calling you? No problem! Use this handy app called No Root to record exactly what you do on your screen.
This is great for creating tutorials that you can then send to your Nan.
Make Your Own LAN
Gone are the days when you had to lug your enormous desktop pc into a LAN in order to play multiplayer games against your mate.
Now you can use Wi-Fi and your Android device to sync up and play games to your heart’s content, pretty much wherever you are.
This works especially well if one of your devices is creating its own hotspot that the others then connect to.
Make The Most Of Your Battery
Battery optimisation is essential for any Android user. Smartphones use a lot of juice so knowing how to get the most out of your power source will make a huge difference in your life. Turning off your ambient display and adaptive brightness.
This basically adjusts the display according to its surroundings. This can be found under settings and display.
Take a look at the various power saving options which your phone offers, they come with varying degrees of usefulness ranging from hardly affecting how things work to severely limiting apps and data.
Knowing how to make the best use of these can seriously help you out in a jam when your phone has low power and you are nowhere near a charging source.