Android 101

Tips for Mobiles

Speak and Enter Text through Voice Input in Android Phone

Google Voice Recognition (Voice Input) is a service of feature in every Android phone, and it is not only for those who are tired of texting or typing everything, and wanted something to automate it and write it for them. The Google Voice recognition service would listen to you, try to recognize the accent and ...

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Guide: Using the OnScreen Keyboard on your Android Phone

Except the phones which come with the QWERTY external keypad, the Android phones have the onscreen keyboard using which the users can type the text, in any app like Text Messaging, Google Talk, Gmail or any other application which needs the user to enter any text. In some applications and sections, the keyboard automatically opens ...

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Tip: Monitoring and Tracking the Status of your Android Phone

One of the important sections in the phone screen, the status bar of the Android phone would let the users know about the most basic and currently running activities in the phone. The status bar appears in almost all the screens except in the applications which occupy the entire screen. This status bar shows some ...

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Guide: Using the Phone External Buttons

The Android phones come with a few physical buttons and a few touch-sensitive keys, the latter being usually below the screen. These keys have their own function, and that changes with the way you press them, i.e. normal touch/press and the long press. The standard buttons that are seen below the screen are the Home, ...

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Android Menu: How to Get the Best From the Menu

Just like the Android Home Screen, the Android phone external buttons and the notification panel, the menu options are equally important and they serve their own purpose in many ways. For some of the interfaces, there is no menu at all on the home screens, for example, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus there is no menu ...

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Understanding and Using the touchscreen on the Android Phone

Androids Voice Search Feature

The Android phones have the touch function in them, and its not hard to understand how the touch works in these phones. There are quite a few extra features with the touch interface in each phone, but the basic touch functionality in majority of them is the capacitive touch. The simple finger touch is good ...

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Android 4.0 ICS: Understanding your Android Home Screen

The Android Home Screen is not the same in every phone, because the HTC phones usually come with the HTC Sense UI, and the Samsung Android phones come with their own interface, and the home screens depend totally on the phone model. Once you have done the initial setup of the phone, the home screen welcomes ...

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