Tag: how-to

HOW TO: Enable YouTube app’s ‘dark’ theme without the hassle

Earlier this year, Google made an announcement about a new feature in the YouTube app, and unfortunately for us, it still is NOT the...

HOW TO: Installing the Huawei P20 camera app on a Kirin 659 phone

So for owners of Huawei phones using the Kirin 659 midrange chipset, there are a few challenges they face. These phones – like the...

HOW TO: Managing notifications on your Android device

When your Android device wants to alert you of something, this arrives in the form of a notification. These notifications alert you to most...

HOW TO: Sideloading apps on your Android device

The official and recommended way to install apps on your Android device is still via the Google Play Store. But there will be times...

HOW TO: Installing a factory image or OTA image on your Pixel, Nexus device

There will be instances when you would want to flash a factory image on your Pixel or Nexus device. This is either when you...

HOW TO: Checking available storage on your Android device

Storage space is one of the de facto variables that consumers look at in a smartphone before deciding to purchase it. In fact, the...

HOW TO: Making use of your Android phone’s split-screen feature

When Android Nougat rolled out, a lot of people were happy that Android finally had a native split-screen mode they are able to use....

HOW TO: Customizing Android Oreo’s Quick Settings tiles

Android’s Quick Settings are the toggles you usually find when you swipe down from the top of your device's screen. The settings here are...

HOW TO: Conserving your phone’s battery life in 2018

It’s probably best to start by railing against the Android gods. “It’s 2018 and battery life is still a problem. What’s up with that?!?"...

HOW TO: Getting the most out of Android Oreo’s Do Not Disturb feature

We understand that Android Oreo made some changes to the mechanics of how the “Do Not Disturb” (DND) feature works. Ostensibly, this is still...

HOW TO: Changing your default apps in Android Nougat

One of the best things that we’ve found about Android is the customizability. A lot of iOS users still give a lot of flak...

HOW TO: Getting ADB on your PC without installing full Android SDK

If you’ve ever rooted or tweaked your Android device for the first time, then you’ll know what we’re talking about. You download all the...