There aren’t many people out there who know about all the amazing things these devices are capable of. We would like to end this vicious circle and tell you about eight fascinating features of Android. Setting #2 is our favorite – it will keep your phone's battery going for longer.
Control your smartphone with head movements 0:43
Smartphone remote control 1:59
Turning on Guest Mode 2:35
Screen magnifier 3:10
Hotspot mode 3:37
The easiest way to save your battery power 4:15
A secret game 4:44
- After installing a free app called EVA Facial Mouse, you’ll be able to control your Android device with movements of your head!
- If you prefer to hear incoming information rather than see it, go to Settings/Accessibility and turn on the Text-to-Speech Output option.
- Just go to Settings/Security/Device administrators, and check the boxes next to Android Device Manager, Remotely locate this device, and Allow remote lock and erase. Now if you lose your smartphone, you can locate and block it without losing your data via a special website.
- If you would like to give your phone to another person yet keep your personal data confidential, use Guest Mode.
Swipe down from the top with two fingers, and touch the user icon on the upper right. The Add guest icon will appear.
- People with poor eyesight often have no idea how much this feature can help them. Just go to Settings / Accessibility / Magnification gestures. Then you’ll be able to zoom in on any part of the display just by tapping it.
- To use the Internet on different devices, go to Settings / Tethering and portable hotspot, and turn on Portable WLAN hotspot. That’s it!
- If you choose a black or simple dark background for your screen, the automatic pixel highlighting will turn off, and you’ll notice that your device keeps its charge for much longer.
- Starting with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, Google puts a small secret present for users into all their devices. However, finding it may prove to be quite difficult. Here are instructions on how to do it despite the odds. First, go to Settings and choose About phone or About tablet. Quickly tap Android version several times, and when a small marshmallow shows up on the screen, quickly tap it again, and a special mini-game will open.
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