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4 Things You Can Do To Make Your Android Work Better

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Android is the world’s leading mobile platform, and it’s stacked with
massive tools and configuration options. You probably are using the
bigger chunk of these tools and options, but there are some others
that are hidden from plain sight. These are actually features that you
can use to make your android phone work better for you. Take a look…

1. Use Android Device Manager to remotely secure your device

It’s a know fact that many people aren’t using Android Device
Manager to remotely secure their smartphone. This is one of those
important tools that can bring a lot of useful functionality to your
device, including things like malware scanning and account sync.
You’ll be able to ring, track, lock or wipe data on your smartphone in
the case you lose it.

2. Screen recording

A few years ago , you had to root your Android phone to be able to
make use of the platform’s advanced features. But Android has slowly
improved over time. From Lollipop 5.0, screen recording is supported.
You just need to install the AZ Screen Recorder to take advantage of it.
Screen recording gives you an MP4 video file of whatever’s happening
on your screen.

3. Configure system animations

Your android smartphone is probably already fast enough, but you can
make things even more better with this little tweak. Navigate to system
settings, then About>Software Information>More>Build number . Tap
on the build number at least 7 times until you get a confirmation that
you’re now a developer. This brings the Developer Options menu in the
main settings list. Navigate to the Developer Options and scroll down
to Drawing , then Window animation scale , Transition animation scale,
and finally Animator duration scale . These animations cover up lags
as the system catches up. By default, they are set to 1x. But you really
don’t need slow settings on a fast phone. So set it to 0.5x to get a
snappier experience.

4. Leverage Smart Lock
Of course, there’s no understating the importance of securing your
phone. But if you’re the one handling it, there’s no point having to deal
with a complicated screen lock each time you get it out of your
pocket. This feature displays an easy swipe screen lock whenever it’s
safe to do that. But how does it just know? It uses options such as
Trusted Face, on-body detection, Trusted Devices, and Trusted
Location. At the very minimum, all Android handsets have Trusted
Location and Trusted Devices. Just like Android Device Manager,
Smart Lock is delivered to Android handsets through Play Services.

However, some manufacturers hide smart lock a number of levels
deep in privacy settings or advanced security. You need to look it up
and configure Google Play Services as a ‘trust agent’ in order to take
advantage of Smart Lock.

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Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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Huawei Phones Not Allowed To Use Android Officially Anymore

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I woke up to a very disappointing news yesterday,Huawei Phones Not Allowed To Use Android Officially Anymore and believe me I was very upset about this move. This is coming at a time where Huawei is making changes to the Android market as we know it and Google revoked their licence based on mere accusations,

huawei phones not allowed to use android officially

Accusations that haven’t been even proved to be true. This decision would probably worsen the trade war between China and the United States.

The consequences of this may end up affecting all technological markets and the world economy in general. Don’t forget that Huawei is the world’s second-largest seller of smartphones

Huawei Phones Not Allowed To Use Android Officially

Newer devices from Huawei will not be able to install Android updates, or any Google apps, including Google Play Store and Gmail. However, you can simply access those Android updates through AOSP and GAPPs but without any support from Google.

Donald Trump had accused Huawei of working for the Chinese government, installing back doors in their networks and devices to facilitate surveillance, without any evidence at all.

This made the senior manager of Huawei get arrested a few months ago. Since then, both China and the United States have imposed tariffs on their respective products. Recently, the Trump Administration added the Chinese brand Huawei to the blacklist of the Department of Commerce, hence, forcing American companies to stop having commercial relations with Huawei.

However, according to Reuters, Google is the first to comply with the recently approved law, but other US companies that have commercial relations with Huawei, like Qualcomm, Intel, NVIDIA, will have to make a similar decision.

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MTN Instabinge 1GB For N200 Now Valid For 3 Days

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Instagram addicts MTN has something special for you guys. The MTN Instabinge 1GB for N200 is now valid for 3 days.

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The MTN Pulse InstaBinge bundle comes in two bundles rate which is 250MB for N100 and 1GB for N200 valid for 3 days..The offer is exclusive to Pulse users, meaning you need to migrate to Pulse by dialing *406#.

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Fam! The #MTNInstabinge heavy bundle is now valid for 3days and keeps getting better and better #JustForYou. Dial *406# to begin. pic.twitter.com/Pzs7vwHJtn

MTN Nigeria (@MTNNG) May 7, 2019

Before now, it was valid for just 24 hours, but MTN took to their social media handle to announce the new changes to 3 days validity.

To check InstaBinge bundle balance, dial *559*39#.

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