Android is a platform that keeps evolving and updates that can be installed by the owner of a platform device are constant, as long as it supports the new version. However, the operating system has a number of shortcuts or tricks with which you can significantly improve the experience of using the device, and are not always known by the bulk of users. If you're releasing an Android phone this Christmas or enjoying one, it's best to review the following tricks you might not know that will allow you to get the most out of your device.
How to take a photo using the volume button as a trigger
The camera has become the most used feature on the mobile phone and the developers have taken this circumstance into account when facilitating a function that not everyone knows: use the volume button as a trigger to take photos. Using this button we play the natural gesture of the camera, but we also avoid possible movements when using two hands when taking a photo. To activate this function, go to Settings/Camera Settings and activate Volume Button Function.
How to locate your phone if you've lost it
There's no worse feeling than one feels when you can't find your cell phone, even when you've lost it inside your home How to locate it? Google has made this possibility really simple: just visit the Android.com/find or even simpler address in the browser, by typing in a browser in which we have registered our Google account, "where my mobile is"; In both cases, if the device is activated it will appear on a map and we will be able to execute various actions, such as playing sounds or even deleting it remotely.
How to return to the previous screen with a gesture
Android allows you to easily return to the previous screen with a simple gesture and avoid having to press buttons. Thus, if we find ourselves reading an email and want to go back to the inbox, just make the most intuitive gesture: move your finger from left to right.
Get rid of pre-installed apps you don't need
Known as bloatware, or applications that arrive loaded on the phone - either by the manufacturer or the operator - can become a serious problem when you are just in space or an excessive battery consumption is detected. These apps have not been voluntarily installed by the user and it makes no sense to keep them on mobile Can they be uninstalled? Fortunately, yes. Android allows you to disable those applications that are not needed, so that they do not occupy any space or resources on the device; to do this, go to Settings/Apps and notifications, select the app in question and deactivate it.
Presbyopia? So you can increase the font of the text
Let's not be fooled: there's no old gesture but to have to resort to glasses until we can pay the bill in a bar. Those who are still on that border where they are able to dodge this inevitable gesture can withstand a few more years or months by expanding the source of the mobile How to do it? In Settings/Accessibility/Vision you will find the option to increase the font size by default or configure the gestures to activate the precious magnifying glass.
Program of the mobile's automatic power on and off
The best thing about smart devices is to let them manage functions for us, and one as simple as turning off and on without the need for user intervention can be really useful. If you have fixed habits throughout the week, you can go to Settings/Smart Assist/Smart On/Off scheduled and specify the hours and days there.