I became curious about setting up parental controls in Android after I wrote an article describing how to set up parental controls on Apple devices. After researching it, I found the Android controls just are not as good as those found on their iPhone counterparts… at least, in my opinion. As I mentioned in the previous post, your specific phone carrier may have more options a … [Read more...] about How to Set Up Parental Controls in Android
Hands down - by FAR - my favorite app installed on my phone is Zedge. I use it to set custom ringtones, notification sounds for anything you can think of (messages, FB messenger, email and more!) and change my wallpaper background. The app is free on the Play Store and there is a paid upgraded version with more options should you choose to get even more creative. … [Read more...] about How to Use Zedge to Set Ringtones and Notification Sounds on Android
Jio has revolutionized the telecom industry in India; however, their services are full of ads. The ads appear from time to time and can spoil your experience as a user. It often happens when you disconnect from your call, charge your device or open the Jio app. Some users may not realize that it is Jio instigating the ads and blame other apps. If you are using Jio service … [Read more...] about How to Block Jio From Showing Ads on Your Android Device
There has always been hype about the superiority of Apple devices over Android. With manufacturers like Samsung, Huawei, and even Google making increasingly better phones, so increases the number of things that Android can do that an iPhone just can't. The praise of Apple has been justified with a quality product over the years, but Android is catching up and now surpasses … [Read more...] about What Android Can Do That an iPhone Can’t?
I was attempting to capture a photo of the screen using my Samsung Galaxy Note8 Android phone this morning and was greeted with a message that told me "Can't take screenshot due to security policy". What could be causing this issue? … [Read more...] about “Can’t take screenshot due to security policy” Message in Android
If you're a tech addict like me, then you're always looking to keep up with the latest in the tech industry. It can be time-consuming to visit all the sites one by one, but thanks to the RSS feeds for Android devices you can see them all in one place. There are great RSS feed apps for Android that are free and easy to use. Some have more features than others but choose the … [Read more...] about 3 Best RSS Feed Apps For Android
Let's face it. GIFs are fun and help you express what you want to say. I use them a lot, but sometimes you don't always find the ones you need. You could install more apps, but that won't guarantee that you'll find the perfect GIF. The only option you might have left would be to create your own GIF. With the help of an app, you can create all sorts of funny GIFs for Android. … [Read more...] about How to Create Animated GIFs on Android
You can enable Developer Options on your Android device by going to "Settings" > "About device" and tapping "Build Number" 7 times. But how do you remove the option from Settings if you no longer need it? … [Read more...] about How to Clear Developer Options from Android Settings
If you have flown at all in the past several years, you’re familiar with being told to place your phones and tablets into airplane mode prior to takeoff. I know we all know that doing this will shut off your access to mobile data, but why must we use this setting - and what else can it be used for besides while flying? … [Read more...] about What is Airplane Mode?
I accidentally dropped my Android in a pool of water. When I recovered it, I did the whole process to let it dry out. After 2 days, I finally tried to turn the device back on. It still worked, but the battery would no longer charge. The battery icon showed that the battery was charging, but no charging was actually taking place. … [Read more...] about Android Battery Will Not Charge Fix