5 little tricks you probably didn't know your Android smartphone could pull off

5 little tricks you probably didn't know your Android smartphone could pull off
Running out of little tricks to pull off on Android is about as likely as finding a polar bear on Mars, which makes Google's operating system all that special and awesome! Android users can learn something new everyday! We're always on the lookout for cool stuff that can be done using an Android device and some spare time.

Today, we're bringing you five random tips and tricks that can make the time spent with an Android phone in hand all that better. If you don't know how already, then we'll key you in on how to banish unwanted contacts to the voicemail zone, soft-reject calls, make use of the Android dictionary, stop Chrome from hogging bandwidth and memory, and let everyone know who your phone belongs to. Tune in, it will be fun!


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8 Comments

1. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Awesome guide PA. I'm familiar with these already, but oh boy these are nice.

2. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Indeed, but what new can iUsers learn from thier same old-school and locked-down OS? *Meh*

3. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

Who's the boss :p I love that.

4. UglyFrank

Posts: 2188; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Just discovered the app optimisation section in my battery menu today (on my Samsung), I can now configure all apps to go into a power saving mode :)

5. HildyJ

Posts: 331; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

A hint for sending calls to voice mail. Create a contact - "A1Spam" (so it shows up first) - and as you get spam calls add the phone number to that contact. Android doesn't care if there are multiple numbers and all of them get the "send to voicemail" treatment.

6. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

number 5 is something everyone should do. It takes up very little space and it has a potential of getting your device back if it's ever lost. Personally I have just a simple phrase "if lost call XXX-XXXX" which is my mother's number who i know will help me out if someone called it and claimed they found this random phone and would like to return my LIFE.

7. jennylove

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 12, 2015

number 5 is takes up very little space and it has a potential of getting your device back if it's ever lost.

8. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Yea had I not been using Android since 2009 this would've been helpful.

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