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5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by Cyberdemonic: 7:04pm On Apr 03, 2016
There's no doubt that Android is the most widely used mobile operating system around the globe. It is also the most customisable mobile OS out there and the flexibility it offers is unparalleled. If you think you have explored your Android phone to the fullest, then take a look at these 10 tips and tricks that will make you see your phone in a different


1.Get those deleted notifications back


Many a times we mistakenly delete all those notifications from the notification panel and then realise that some of them needed our attention. If you are a victim of this, then this simple trick will come real handy. To activate follow these steps:

Long-tap an empty space on your Android homescreen and tap widgets.

Find the Settings shortcut widget by swiping left and place it on the homescreen.

The settings shortcut will then open a menu from which you can select the Notification log.

​Just tap on it and a Notification log shortcut will display on your homescreen. Thereafter, you can tap on it to check your notification history.

2. Find your smartphone even if it’s on ‘Silent’ mode

smartphone on silent mode and accidentally keep it in your bag or a drawer. Now you have no idea where it is, and calling on your number from a friend’s phone will not work.

In such cases, you can utilise the functionality of ‘Android device manager’. Besides, this can be used to locate, erase data and lock your Android device in case it is stolen. To activate follow these steps:

Open a browser and type ‘Find my phone’ through Android device manager.

You will be asked to sign from your Google ID (make sure it’s the same by which you have signed in on your Android smartphone).

​You will find three options, ring, lock and erase. Choose according to your requirement.

3. Let your Android smartphone read notifications for you

It is absolutely not advisable to read and reply to text messages, emails, etc. while you are driving. However, there are times when you just can’t miss an important email or a text from a family person even if you are behind the wheel or in position when you can’t operate your smartphone manually.

In such scenarios you can download some third-party applications on your Android device that can do the job for you. Shouter, Read it to me, Speak me, etc. are some applications that can read your notifications from a number of stock and third party applications. You can prioritise the applications for which you want the app to read notifications while you drive.

4. Automatic phone unlock at your trusted places

Setting up a lock pattern or a passcode is a much required feature as no one likes their personal information getting compromised. However, entering the four-digit password or unlock pattern every time to check notifications even at places where your personal information is safe can be really irritating.

For such instances, you can use the ‘Smart lock’ feature (with Android 5.0 and above) on your Android smartphone. The stock feature bypasses the PIN or passcode in your trusted environments, like home or work. To activate follow these steps:

Go to security option in setting menu. There you will find the ‘smart lock’ feature. Tap on it to set up the ‘Trusted places’ where you don’t want to type a passcode every time to unlock your Android smartphone.

The feature utlises your GPS sensor to set up a trusted location.

Besides, you can also set up a trusted voice and a trusted device to unlock your Android smartphone in case you are wearing a wearable gadget. For users running Android 4.4.4 Kitkat on their Android smartphones, can install ‘Smart lock screen’ from Play store to get the functionality.

5. Check everything about your phone's hardware

To make sure your smartphone’s hardware is working properly, you can install 'Phone tester' from Play store that gives you complete information about your smartphone’s hardware.

The free app offers detailed information of your smartphone’s sensor activities in real-time, shows battery’s temperature, camera’s detailed information and let you analyse whether the display is functioning correctly or not

Source:http://femdevcon..com.ng/2016/04/5-awesome-hidden-features-in-your.html?m=1

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Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by gidimasters(m): 7:07pm On Apr 03, 2016
OK
*modified*
abeg how dis one take reduce petrol price...

shoutout to all my fans, my friends and all my olosho's...

abeg dash me likes jare

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Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by Tolupage(m): 7:12pm On Apr 03, 2016
very educative. No. 2 makes much sense

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Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by olamide452(f): 7:16pm On Apr 03, 2016
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Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by Lordseyad(m): 7:19pm On Apr 03, 2016
shocked
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by Flexherbal(m): 7:20pm On Apr 03, 2016
I find this information very usful.

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Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by psucc(m): 7:36pm On Apr 03, 2016
Nice there

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Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by kolexepana: 7:38pm On Apr 03, 2016
Wow!! Nice one wink

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Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by Nobody: 9:01pm On Apr 03, 2016
Good info.
No 2&4 especially
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by allytinted: 10:51pm On Apr 03, 2016
copied
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by gen2briz(m): 11:23pm On Apr 03, 2016
Cyberdemonic:
There's no doubt that Android is the most widely used mobile operating system around the globe. It is also the most customisable mobile OS out there and the flexibility it offers is unparalleled. If you think you have explored your Android phone to the fullest, then take a look at these 10 tips and tricks that will make you see your phone in a different


1.Get those deleted notifications back


Many a times we mistakenly delete all those notifications from the notification panel and then realise that some of them needed our attention. If you are a victim of this, then this simple trick will come real handy. To activate follow these steps:

Long-tap an empty space on your Android homescreen and tap widgets.

Find the Settings shortcut widget by swiping left and place it on the homescreen.

The settings shortcut will then open a menu from which you can select the Notification log.

​Just tap on it and a Notification log shortcut will display on your homescreen. Thereafter, you can tap on it to check your notification history.

2. Find your smartphone even if it’s on ‘Silent’ mode

smartphone on silent mode and accidentally keep it in your bag or a drawer. Now you have no idea where it is, and calling on your number from a friend’s phone will not work.

In such cases, you can utilise the functionality of ‘Android device manager’. Besides, this can be used to locate, erase data and lock your Android device in case it is stolen. To activate follow these steps:

Open a browser and type ‘Find my phone’ through Android device manager.

You will be asked to sign from your Google ID (make sure it’s the same by which you have signed in on your Android smartphone).

​You will find three options, ring, lock and erase. Choose according to your requirement.

3. Let your Android smartphone read notifications for you

It is absolutely not advisable to read and reply to text messages, emails, etc. while you are driving. However, there are times when you just can’t miss an important email or a text from a family person even if you are behind the wheel or in position when you can’t operate your smartphone manually.

In such scenarios you can download some third-party applications on your Android device that can do the job for you. Shouter, Read it to me, Speak me, etc. are some applications that can read your notifications from a number of stock and third party applications. You can prioritise the applications for which you want the app to read notifications while you drive.

4. Automatic phone unlock at your trusted places

Setting up a lock pattern or a passcode is a much required feature as no one likes their personal information getting compromised. However, entering the four-digit password or unlock pattern every time to check notifications even at places where your personal information is safe can be really irritating.

For such instances, you can use the ‘Smart lock’ feature (with Android 5.0 and above) on your Android smartphone. The stock feature bypasses the PIN or passcode in your trusted environments, like home or work. To activate follow these steps:

Go to security option in setting menu. There you will find the ‘smart lock’ feature. Tap on it to set up the ‘Trusted places’ where you don’t want to type a passcode every time to unlock your Android smartphone.

The feature utlises your GPS sensor to set up a trusted location.

Besides, you can also set up a trusted voice and a trusted device to unlock your Android smartphone in case you are wearing a wearable gadget. For users running Android 4.4.4 Kitkat on their Android smartphones, can install ‘Smart lock screen’ from Play store to get the functionality.

5. Check everything about your phone's hardware

To make sure your smartphone’s hardware is working properly, you can install 'Phone tester' from Play store that gives you complete information about your smartphone’s hardware.

The free app offers detailed information of your smartphone’s sensor activities in real-time, shows battery’s temperature, camera’s detailed information and let you analyse whether the display is functioning correctly or not

Source:http://femdevcon..com.ng/2016/04/5-awesome-hidden-features-in-your.html?m=1
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by wiseone28: 12:04am On Apr 04, 2016
wow...anything for we nokia 3310 users?
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by veekid(m): 5:57am On Apr 04, 2016
good work op; though I know most of these already
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by Phemmygbl(m): 6:37am On Apr 04, 2016
yh
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by faray: 9:17am On Apr 04, 2016
Ok
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by Segadem(m): 10:41am On Apr 04, 2016
Ok
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by omusiliyu(m): 10:41am On Apr 04, 2016
Team Java phone.
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by tolexy007(m): 10:42am On Apr 04, 2016
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Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by naijathings(m): 10:43am On Apr 04, 2016
hmmm..

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POWER SUPPLY app

FULANI HERDS MEN ALERT app

DOLLAR WAHALA PRO app

STAY IN YOUR COUNTRY app

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Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by donbugy(m): 10:43am On Apr 04, 2016
Thanks for sharing this information, the only hidden feature most people know is Whatsapp grin.










Abeg i get fresh webmail and more tools.

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Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by Odionfaruk: 10:44am On Apr 04, 2016
I use mine only to make and receive calls
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by Samexdx(m): 10:47am On Apr 04, 2016
Nice info
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by blakid(m): 10:51am On Apr 04, 2016
9ice info
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by 2rucool(m): 10:54am On Apr 04, 2016
Educative...
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by mathias32(m): 10:59am On Apr 04, 2016
gidimasters:
OK
*modified*
abeg how dis one take reduce petrol price...

shoutout to all my fans, my friends and all my olosho's...

abeg dash me likes jare
you trek everyday to sch,yet u complain about fuel price
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by MadCow1: 11:01am On Apr 04, 2016
Cyberdemonic:
There's no doubt that Android is the most widely used mobile operating system around the globe. It is also the most customisable mobile OS out there and the flexibility it offers is unparalleled. If you think you have explored your Android phone to the fullest, then take a look at these 10 tips and tricks that will make you see your phone in a different


1.Get those deleted notifications back


Many a times we mistakenly delete all those notifications from the notification panel and then realise that some of them needed our attention. If you are a victim of this, then this simple trick will come real handy. To activate follow these steps:

Long-tap an empty space on your Android homescreen and tap widgets.

Find the Settings shortcut widget by swiping left and place it on the homescreen.

The settings shortcut will then open a menu from which you can select the Notification log.

​Just tap on it and a Notification log shortcut will display on your homescreen. Thereafter, you can tap on it to check your notification history.

2. Find your smartphone even if it’s on ‘Silent’ mode

smartphone on silent mode and accidentally keep it in your bag or a drawer. Now you have no idea where it is, and calling on your number from a friend’s phone will not work.

In such cases, you can utilise the functionality of ‘Android device manager’. Besides, this can be used to locate, erase data and lock your Android device in case it is stolen. To activate follow these steps:

Open a browser and type ‘Find my phone’ through Android device manager.

You will be asked to sign from your Google ID (make sure it’s the same by which you have signed in on your Android smartphone).

​You will find three options, ring, lock and erase. Choose according to your requirement.

3. Let your Android smartphone read notifications for you

It is absolutely not advisable to read and reply to text messages, emails, etc. while you are driving. However, there are times when you just can’t miss an important email or a text from a family person even if you are behind the wheel or in position when you can’t operate your smartphone manually.

In such scenarios you can download some third-party applications on your Android device that can do the job for you. Shouter, Read it to me, Speak me, etc. are some applications that can read your notifications from a number of stock and third party applications. You can prioritise the applications for which you want the app to read notifications while you drive.

4. Automatic phone unlock at your trusted places

Setting up a lock pattern or a passcode is a much required feature as no one likes their personal information getting compromised. However, entering the four-digit password or unlock pattern every time to check notifications even at places where your personal information is safe can be really irritating.

For such instances, you can use the ‘Smart lock’ feature (with Android 5.0 and above) on your Android smartphone. The stock feature bypasses the PIN or passcode in your trusted environments, like home or work. To activate follow these steps:

Go to security option in setting menu. There you will find the ‘smart lock’ feature. Tap on it to set up the ‘Trusted places’ where you don’t want to type a passcode every time to unlock your Android smartphone.

The feature utlises your GPS sensor to set up a trusted location.

Besides, you can also set up a trusted voice and a trusted device to unlock your Android smartphone in case you are wearing a wearable gadget. For users running Android 4.4.4 Kitkat on their Android smartphones, can install ‘Smart lock screen’ from Play store to get the functionality.

5. Check everything about your phone's hardware

To make sure your smartphone’s hardware is working properly, you can install 'Phone tester' from Play store that gives you complete information about your smartphone’s hardware.

The free app offers detailed information of your smartphone’s sensor activities in real-time, shows battery’s temperature, camera’s detailed information and let you analyse whether the display is functioning correctly or not

Source:http://femdevcon..com.ng/2016/04/5-awesome-hidden-features-in-your.html?m=1


These functions are not available on Tecno and Injoo handsets until 2019.


Thanks..

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Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by lecturerdabo(m): 11:02am On Apr 04, 2016
Ok
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by gidimasters(m): 11:03am On Apr 04, 2016
mathias32:
you trek everyday to sch,yet u complain about fuel price
how do u know? winchi... sharap, na my papa bently i dy carry go skul

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Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by ettaetta(m): 11:03am On Apr 04, 2016
Ok
Re: 5 Awesome Hidden Features In Your Android Smartphone by DirtyGold: 11:04am On Apr 04, 2016
Cool

What's tha business?

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