Usually, any smartphone that you buy will come with a user manual that will give the instructions on how to use the device. But, it might not contain the instructions on how to get the most from the operating system.
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Understanding this, Google has taken an initiative to help the Android users to make use of the platform in the best possible way. Well, Google has launched a new section on the official Android website named Tips and Tricks.
The Android Tips and Tricks section teaches users how the most basic functions can be done on Android. It also makes it extremely useful for the Android users who are new to the platform. Check out the sub-sections that this new Android Tips and Tricks section includes and how it can be useful in providing step-by-step instructions.
Privacy & Security
In this sub-section, you will get to know how you can lock and locate your lost or stolen Android phone, location settings, control app permissions, share photos without compromising on privacy, share the locked phone, setting up a fingerprint, secure the data in the lost or stolen phone, staying away from malware apps, etc.
Camera & Photos
In case, you are not full-fledged in using the Gallery, you can make use of this sub-section on the Android Tips and Tricks website to know how you can gain access to all the photos, capture the whole skyline, finding the photos you are want faster, making memories sparkle with Google Photos by creating movies, gifs, and more.
With this sub-section, you can get inputs on how you can customize your Android smartphone. With this, you can make your smartphone unique with your preferences. You can customize the home screen with widgets to know useful details without opening the apps. In general, you can Andriodify yourself with your own Android character.
Under the Settings sub-section, you can get to know tips on how to set recurring alarms, find the flashlight quickly, share faster with frequent contacts, manage color settings to read easily, and adapted switch access as well.
Over here, you will get to know about the weather notifications using Google Now cards, get automatic updates about different aspects, get real time notifications, keep your data synced, share the calendar with friends, get movie reviews and show timings, access entertainment content across devices, etc.
Android smartphones have trouble in lasting for long and with this sub-section you will get to know how you can extend the battery life of your Android phone. You can get to know how you can make use of the battery saver mode, how you can use the fast charging feature, and how to save the battery.
Here, you will get to know how you can make use of your voice to control your smartphone. It will give you instructions to set up voice search, use the phone hands-free, text using your voice, converse with your phone's calendar, ask Google anything you want to know, navigate using your voice, and more.