How to Root an Android Phone

True power of an Android device lies when you use its customization options completely. Most other mobile platforms are closed to third-party modification of system files. Amongst these, Android is open for all sorts of customization related activities through any of the third party apps. This can be achieved greatly by rooting your Android device. For any average or normal user rooting might sound like a scary and tedious process. First, let us see what is rooting: What is rooting? Rooting in other terms even referred as jailbreaking, is a process of unlocking the operating system, which lets you install

How to Copy Contacts from Android to PC

You might have a maintained a hundreds from years on your Android phone. But what if you lose your Android phone or it crashes? You may delete important contacts without checking them? It can be very frustrating to lose those vital contacts. If you have had a copy of contacts on your PC then it could help you. Here are some simple ways to copy the Android contacts to your computer: Method 1: Using Backup and Restore option Some of the Android phones will have an option to backup all your smartphone data to the memory card completely. From which

Google Turns on Safe Browsing on Android

Until now, Google’s safe browsing was only available to Desktop users. This Safe Browsing feature protects from visiting malicious sites or any other explicit content on internet. Recently Google has taken a step ahead to ensure that even Android users are protected with this safe browsing features. Yes, Google has enabled default Safe Browsing service even for Android devices to protect mobile chrome users from accessing malware infected or phishing sites. However, it doesn’t minimize network traffic but optimizes Safe browsing service for low memory and makes sure the processor used is also low as per the mobile specifications. How

New Features in Android Marshmallow

Android 6.0 Marshmallow, again the name goes with a food product is the latest version of Android operating system. It is especially developed to improve overall user experience of Lollipop version. So are you ready to switch to the latest Marshmallow or Android M? Oh no, you are ready but you need to wait for a while if you are not using Nexus Phones. You read it right, you can preview the latest version in Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, Nexus 9 and Nexus player by updating it. New phones by LG – Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P come

Choose between Android and iOS

Mobile phones have become more of a necessity for us as we depend on mobile phones for everything. The reason for this change in our lives is because of the advent of smartphones. When you get everything you want from it, you depend on it a lot. You have two of the best mobile Operating systems fighting it out to give you the best user experience. Two of the major mobile operating systems are Android and iOS. People love their brands based on liking but in this case, both gives you solid reasons to like the product which makes the

Best Way to Protect Android from Malware

Is your Android phone infected with malware threat? If yes, then how will you keep your device free from this threat? And one more thing, how will you keep your Android Smartphone protected from malware threats in future? To get answer for these queries in simple way, read this page…. Nowadays over millions of people are using Android OS based Smartphone’s because of availability of numerous apps in Google play store, so one can do anything with a mobile app such as order take out, book bus or train ticket, search for a new apartment, find shortest path to reach

Use of Developer Options in Android

Are you aware of Android “developer options” that is hidden in your device? Actually, by enabling this option you can perform most of the things like capturing bug reports on to your respective Android device, display CPU usage on screen to measure the impact of software, enable debugging over USB, information on screen regarding hardware layers, updates on GPU views, layout bonds, tweak animation settings, allow mock location, create desktop backup password and many more. These activities would help you know your device better and monitor its performance. Let’s Briefly Discuss the Above Mentioned Android Developer Option Features here: Enable

Do’s and Don’ts While Using Android

When you consider any device then there are certainly dos and don’ts which need to be followed by the users so as to keep the device performance reliable. Similarly for Android devices you have some precautionary measures that need to be followed. In this you will find some of the easy tips following which can make your Android device work effectively. While using any electronic gadget you might have observed that as time gradually passes the performance of the device also gets reduced! Why is this so? Will this remain forever or it may still worsen? It depends on the

How to Use Android NFC

What is NFC in Android? NFC (Near Field Communication) is a technology which is used for establishing communications between NFC capable devices via radio frequencies. As the name suggests the communication is near field i.e. the communication is short-ranged. NFC technology is alike Bluetooth technology, but the communication range of NFC devices are comparatively very short which is nearly 4cm. and on the other hand Bluetooth devices can be paired under proximity of 50 meters. How do you check whether your Android device is NFC enabled? NFC enabled devices make use of a NFC chip through which the communication will

How to close background running Apps on an Android Phone?

I don’t want any app to be open in the background. I am trying to address my battery drain and performance issues since this is one of the issues that lead to such Android phone issues. How can I close the Android apps that are running in the background of my Android phone? Yes, it’s true! Apps running in background would lead to battery draining and other performance degradation issues on your Android phone. Actually in Android OS, once you launch an app, it will continue to run in the background, even after you’ve left it and moved on to