Six clicks: Great tips and tricks for Android


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Mar 24, 2011
Summary: Android is probably the most versatile mobile platform ever produced. It is so broad there are layers of features buried deep under the facade. These tips will help peel back those layers.

By James Kendrick for Mobile News |April 25, 2014 -- 11:39 GMT (04:39 PDT)

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6 tips and tricks for Android

Android is the mobile platform that lets you make what you want of it. It is customizable in almost every way and whatever you need to do there's probably an app to make it so.

As the OS has matured its integrated features and functionality has grown, often quietly in the background. Unless you spend a lot of time fiddling with the Android settings you may miss some useful features.

Now you don't have to spend the time, as we've done a deep dive in the settings to find six useful tips and tricks that will make your Android phone and/or tablet even better. Spin through them and you should find at least one or two that make you a happier Android user.

Due to the many versions of Android out there, along with OEM customizations of them, the settings menus differ widely. The instructions for accessing these tips and tricks may not appear on your device exactly as stated, but should be similar enough you can find them with a little investigation.

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