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Useful Android Tips That You Should Know

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Listed here are some helpful tips that may improve your experience while using an Android device. But be aware that certain steps may vary a little from one Android device to another due to OS version and built differences.?

DISABLING APP NOTIFICATIONS
Are you bothered by annoying app notifications that just keep popping out and draining your device’s battery? If you’re using Jelly Bean 4.1, here’s how you turn them off.
Press and hold any of your unwanted notifications in the notification bar until a message box appears, then tap on the App Info > untick Show Notifications then press OK.

DISABLING MOBILE DATE
If you do not need to stay connected, turning off the Mobile Date can help your device save battery. You can disable it by going to Settings > Data Usage. Toggle the Mobile data setting from ON to OFF.

SET MOBILE DATA LIMIT
If you want to keep track of your monthly mobile data limit, there’s a feature that lets you keep track of how much quota you have left.
Go to Settings > Data Usage. Drag the orange line to reflect your monthly quota, then set your data usage cycle based on when your month begins and ends.
You will be notified once you reach the limit you have set, and note that the tracked data usage of your handset may slightly vary than your carrier’s tracking.

ADD MULTIPLE GOOGLE ACCOUNTS
A Google account is needed to use an Android device, and you can run more than one Google account on your phone. This is pretty convenient especially if you are using several Google services.
You can add multiple Google accounts by heading over to Settings > Add Account. From there, select Google and set up your Google account. After adding, choose what you want to sync with the account.
You can repeat these steps if you wish to add more Google accounts.

DISABLING AUTOMATIC APP UPDATES
Do you prefer to manually pick which app updates to adopt? You can, actually. But you need to disable your automatic app updates first.
You can do that by opening Play Store and heading over to Settings. Press on Auto-update apps and choose Do not auto-update apps.

CHECKING SYSTEM UPDATES
For some Android users who use stock ROM. You may want to check new updates for your device’s system.
Just go to Settings > About phone/tablet. Press System updates and tap Check now to search for available system updates.

CHANGING DEFAULT APPS
If you want to set a default app for a particular task, just go to Settings > Apps. Swipe right and search for the All tab, then select the application you want to configure.

TURNING OFF AUTO-CORRECTION
Are you annoyed?by the fact that your device is acting like an English teacher? You can turn auto-correction off by just going to Settings > Language Input. Press the settings icon and look for Auto-correction and tap on it, then select Off.

 

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