10 Important Things To Do For Your First Android Smartphone

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We have seen pretty big Android smartphone announcements from key players like Samsung, LG, Lenovo, Motorola and Xiaomi.

With tons of new smartphones in the market, many people will be switching their phones in the coming days. Well, there are important stuffs that you need to take care of while setting up your new Android smartphone.

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We have listed some tips that you should look forward before setting up your new Android smartphone. Take a look at the slider below to know more.

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Google Account Setup

If you buy a new Android smartphone from any major wireless carrier, then your smartphone promotes to sign up with for services that you actually don't need. Well, the only thing you should absolutely do during the setup process is to sign in with your Google account.

Clean Home Screen

You'll see lots of apps and widgets cluttering up on the smartphone. Get rid of them all by pinching on the home screen. Now, you'll get zoomed-out view of all your home screen pages and you can drag all cluttered screen into the trash.

Remove the Bloatware

Smartphone comes with lot of apps pre-installed, out of which, many are not use less. You can uninstall or disable such pre-installed apps. Go to device Settings and navigate to Application Manager and disable apps that are pre-installed.

Tweak with Gmail settings

Gmail in Android comes with great features, but you need to tweak the settings. Open the app go to Settings and tap on your e-mail address and change the settings with your preference.

Set Photo Backups

Google introduced a new app called "Photos", which backup all your photos and videos on cloud, unlimited for free.

Google Play Store Settings

Open Google Play Store, swipe to the right and select the Settings from the list. Change the settings like password required for purchase, add icon to home screen and more as your preference.

Android Device Manager

Android Device Manager is the similar to Apple's Find My iPhone, which allows you to locate, wipe or lock your smartphone if you lost or stolen. Go to device Settings and tap of Android Device Manager to setup.

Download Some Apps

Now, the setup is almost done. Launch Play Store and download some cool apps which you love to use.

Place Some Widgets

Place some widgets like clock, Google search bar, Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger and more.

Handle Notifications

Now, you have installed many apps, which are being flooding with unwanted notification and creates icon on notification panel. You can easily disable the icons on notification panel and mute notification by tweaking settings in the apps.

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