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How to Set Up Android’s Guest Mode

Phones are extremely personal devices that contain things you probably don’t want just anyone to see. Some Android devices have a “Guest” mode so you can hand off your phone and not have to worry about what they’ll find….

How to Use “Lockdown Mode” on Android

Every Android device has a lock screen with some sort of security. Most of the time, that’s enough— but what if you want a little extra security? That’s where the “Lockdown” feature comes in.

Do AirPods Work With Android?

Apple AirPods are perfect when paired with an iPhone, but what if you have an Android smartphone or tablet? The good news is that all models of AirPods deliver basic functionality, but you will miss out on a few nice-to-have …

How Adaptive Charging Saves Your Android Battery

Bad battery life can ruin your Android experience. But even a big battery probably still needs nightly charging. On top of that, batteries degrade over time. “Adaptive Charging” is a feature that aims to help all of these pro…

How to Empty the Trash on Android

Unlike a desktop computer’s trash system, Android doesn’t offer a universal recycle bin that stores your deleted files. Instead, most Android apps manage their own trash, which you have to individually empty to free up your p…

How to Change the Default Phone App on Android

With everything that phones can do, it’s easy to forget they are phones at the core. On Android, you have the choice to swap your phone (dialer) apps with something else from the Play Store. We’ll show you how to do it….
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