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How to boost your phone experience

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Android is a great operating system since introducing by Google, and it's being updated to a higher version that performs a different function, android smartphone is the most popular computing platform in the world, android gained traction with device marker because it's open-source and free, and many users grew to love android to the plethora features, android is park with amazing feature. 

Google is always making new tweaks and come up with fresh and amazing features for android phones while order brands of phones like Samsung and Tecno can add their own feature to their specific phones. 

So today we are giving you the best tip for your android phone to use it at its best. 

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Tips and Tricks

1. Enable developer mode

The developer mode, this one is widely known, but we include it. Google hides the advanced tools in a special Developer Options menu you must enable to get at things like animation speed, USB debugging, and app standby. 

To turn on Developer Options,  Navigate to Settings > About phone and tap on your phone’s build number seven times. 

You’ll get an on-screen countdown, followed by a message saying “Congratulations, you are now a developer”.

2. Change the animation scales

The animation scales, this change your phone's “Window animation scale”, “Transition animation scale” and “Animator duration scale” from 1x to 0.5x. It won’t make your phone faster, but it will make it feel faster.

Navigate to Settings > Developer options and scroll about two-thirds of the way down the list to find the options, for this to work you need to have first enabled Developer Mode.

3. Access the quick settings menu

Accessing the quick settings, speaking of the quick settings menu, did you know you don’t need to double swipe to access it?
Instead, just a simultaneous two-finger swipe will have the same effect to access the quick settings.

4. Cast your screen

Screencasting, cast your screen do you have a Chromecast or Android TV? If so, you can mirror your Android’s screen to display onto your TV and individual apps by using the cast function, you can do more than stream video to it.

Just open the Quick Settings menu and hit Cast. Your device will find your Chromecast (assuming it’s on the same local network), and you’re good to go. 

Tap that and pick an output device to mirror your display. On other phones, just download the Chromecast app and use the screencasting feature included there.

5. Manage app notifications

Manage your app notification, long-pressed the app you will see an information icon. Press it, and you’ll be presented with the notification settings for the app in question.

You can block or silence notifications from that app if they've become a nuisance, allow it to override priority mode, and make it hide private information.

6. Priority mode

It allows the. Priority mode putting your phone into quiet mode, but still, allow noises to get through. Someone could call this, texts, or WhatsApp from specific contacts, notifications from certain apps.

Navigate to settings > Sound & Notification > Do not disturb, then select the options you require.

It can be toggled on and off from the Quick Settings menu.

7. Smart lock

The Smart lock is super easy and useful, Turning on a secure lock screen is important to keep your data safe but drawing pattern lock or input your password every single time it is pain, but with the smart lock, you don't need that. 

Smart Lock on android makes locking your phone way easier, it removes the need to use a keypad lock when you’re at home or in another “trusted” environment. You can keep your phone unlocked when you are in a certain place, like home. 

It can use GPS, certain networks, your face, or even your voice to prevent your phone from locking itself, making for a much faster and hassle-free experience.
Navigate to Settings > Security > Smart lock to set it up.

8. Use screen pinning

The screen pining, are you the type that handing your phone to someone else and you don't want them snooping around your apps, this can be prevented using the screen pinning. Default on most devices should enable this, but if not, check the security menu. 

Tap the pin icon on any app in the multitasking interface and you can lock the screen to just that app. If you have a secure lock screen, you can require that unlock method to leave the pinned app.

But if the screen pinning is too restrictive, you may have another option to enable the Guest mode. All stock Android devices have this, and most phones running 5.0 or higher, to switch to a guest account, tap the profile icon in the upper right corner of the notification shade and select the guest profile. All your data, accounts, and apps will be hidden from the guest account. 

There's also a Users menu in the settings of most devices to control what guests can and cannot do. Note, some carriers remove this option from the phones they sell for some (stupid) reason.

9. Split-screen apps

Splitting your screen, If your android device runs on Android 7.0 or higher, you will be able to bring up two apps together in split-screen mode. 

To do this, you need to long-press the minimize (overview) button, and the current app will shrink to the top half of the screen, and you can then choose another app from your recent list.  

When you're done, just long-press the minimize (overview) button again or drag the divider which separated the app all the way to the top or bottom your choice. Split-screen mode is a stock feature of all devices running Nougat or higher, but it's not compatible with many apps.

10. Find my phone

Find your phone using the Google find my phone, you know we all lost track of our phone and then we find the phone, next time don't go crazy looking for your phone, with the Google find my phone tool which was known as Android Device Manager.

How to find your phone; log on using your browser on a computer or mobile device using the same Google Account on your missing phone and then choose your missing phone from the drop-down menu.

Google reaches out and shows you where it is, you can also ring the phone, even if it's in silent mode.

11. Make sure your photos are back up

Backup photos, losing your phone at a point in time then you realize you don't have a backup of your photos you can avoid this by opening the Google Photos app and following the prompts to enable auto-backup. 

The default mode is "high quality" and unlimited space. This compresses your photos, but they look good.

12. Autofill service (select devices)

The Autofill service, if you have an Android version of 8.0 you need not type in password repeatedly, you can set one password and username for all your accounts that support Auto-fill. 

To set this feature to navigate to your settings and open an advanced menu to enable Auto-fill for usernames and passwords. 

By default in using this feature, you can enable Google's Auto-fill service, not all third-party app support this. 

Third-party apps like LastPass and Dashlane have support for this feature. Just tap in a login field, and your Auto-fill app can add the matching username and password.

13. Use (and remove) factory reset protection

The factory reset protection, Android added a new feature which is the factory reset protection, which is good should your phone ever be stolen or gone missing. 

The person or may I say theft won't be able to reset and log into the phone without first knowing your Google email and password. 

The Factory reset protection is enabled when you have a secure lock screen enabled. Make sure you do not reset your phone less than 24 hours after changing your Google password, or you'll trigger a 72-hour anti-theft lockout. 

You can disable this feature for a new user to log into the phone, disable the secure lock screen, enable OEM Unlock in the Developer Options, or remove your Google account in the Accounts menu it, but it will factory resets the phone. Check out this post tip to extend battery life

Reading this should add more info about android to you, with this you ought to be a master at using Android. 

This is only the start, however, we ain't started yet. There's more to find in Android, and each gadget is somewhat unique. 

So, don’t be afraid to poke around in the deep, dark corners of the settings and see what you can find. Comment below if you have any problem and we solve it.