Android

Tips and tutorials for Android phones, tablets, and apps. Learn how to change settings to improve privacy, security, useability, and much more.

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How to fix slow app installs and updates on a Samsung Galaxy
26 Feb 2024
Are apps taking a long time to install and update on your Samsung phone or tablet? Learn how to fix slow app installs and updates on a Samsung Galaxy device.


How to lock a WhatsApp chat on Android
29 Dec 2023
Concerned about someone else reading your messages in a particular chat on WhatsApp? Learn how to lock a WhatsApp chat on your Android phone.


How to make your Android phone respond and feel much faster
29 Dec 2023
This tutorial will show you step by step how to make your Android phone respond and feel much faster by changing a few hidden settings.


How to create a WhatsApp chat shortcut on your home screen
01 Nov 2023
This tutorial will show you step by step how to create a WhatsApp chat shortcut on your Android phone's home screen.


How to check your Samsung phone's serial and model number
30 Oct 2023
Learn how to check your Samsung phone's serial and model number.


How to see phone numbers you've blocked on your Samsung phone
24 Oct 2023
This tutorial will show you step by step how to see phone numbers and contacts you've blocked on your Samsung Galaxy smartphone.


How to make WhatsApp messages disappear after 24 hours
11 Oct 2023
This tutorial will show you how to make WhatsApp messages disappear after 24 hours on an Android phone.


How to electronically fill and sign PDF forms and documents on Android
30 Aug 2023
This tutorial will show you how to electronically fill in and sign PDF forms and documents without printing and scanning them on an Android device.


How to open and watch TikTok without sound
19 Jul 2023
This tutorial will show you how to open and watch TikTok without sound (muted).


How to silence calls from unknown numbers on WhatsApp
16 Jul 2023
This tutorial will show you how to silence (mute) calls from unknown numbers on WhatsApp.


WhatsApp privacy settings: last seen, online, read receipts
15 Dec 2022
This tutorial will show you how to hide your last seen and online statuses and disable read receipts (blue ticks) on WhatsApp on Android.


How to clear app cache on Android (step by step)
12 Nov 2022
This tutorial will show you how to clear app cache on an Android phone (e.g., Samsung, Google, OnePlus, Motorola, Xiaomi, Nokia, Oppo, etc.).


How to open a ZIP file on a Samsung Galaxy phone or tablet
18 Aug 2022
This tutorial will show you how to open (extract) a ZIP file on a Samsung Galaxy phone or tablet.


How to open (unzip) a ZIP file on an Android phone or tablet
17 Aug 2022
This tutorial will show you how to open (unzip) a ZIP file on an Android phone or tablet (e.g., Samsung, Motorola, OnePlus, Nokia, Google, Sony, LG).


How to change the navigation button order on a Samsung phone
05 Aug 2022
This tutorial will show you how to change the navigation button order on a Samsung phone (e.g., the “back” button from right to left).


How to stop your Samsung phone from killing background apps
20 May 2022
This tutorial will show you how to stop your Samsung phone from killing background apps.


How to empty trash on a Samsung phone (step by step)
18 May 2022
This tutorial will show you how to empty trash (recycle bin) on a Samsung phone.


How to turn off autoplay on YouTube app (Android)
03 Apr 2022
This tutorial will show you how to turn off autoplay on the YouTube app on Android.


How to see the password of a connected Wi-Fi network on Android
06 Mar 2022
This tutorial will show you how to see the password of a connected Wi-Fi network on an Android phone.


How to turn off sounds on a Samsung phone
19 Feb 2022
This tutorial will show you how to turn off touch, keyboard (typing), charging, or screen lock and unlock sounds on a Samsung phone.


How to block someone on WhatsApp without opening their message
07 Jan 2022
This tutorial will show you how to block someone on WhatsApp without opening and reading their message. The steps also work for unknown numbers.


How to hide apps on a Samsung phone (step by step)
02 Jan 2022
This tutorial will show you how to hide apps on a Samsung smartphone.


How to turn off auto brightness on a Samsung phone
27 Dec 2021
This tutorial will show you how to turn off auto brightness on a Samsung smartphone. This will stop the screen from dimming automatically.


How to turn off the news feed in the Google app
05 Sep 2021
This tutorial will show you how to turn off the news feed “Discover” in the Google app on your Android phone.


How to disable Google News notifications on Android
29 Aug 2021
This tutorial will show you how to disable Google News notifications (pop-ups) on your Android smartphone.


How to prevent your WhatsApp account from being hacked
22 Aug 2021
This tutorial will show you how to prevent your WhatsApp account from being hacked.


How to delete saved passwords in Samsung Internet (step by step)
23 Apr 2021
This tutorial will show you how to delete saved passwords in the Samsung Internet web browser.


How to change screenshot format JPG to PNG on a Samsung phone
19 Apr 2021
This tutorial will show you how to change the screenshot image format from JPG to PNG on a Samsung phone.


How to disable Samsung Free and remove it from the home screen
18 Apr 2021
This tutorial will show you how to disable the Samsung Free app and remove it from the home screen on your Samsung smartphone.


How to stop Android from adding new apps to the home screen
11 Apr 2021
This tutorial will show you how to stop Android from adding new apps to the home screen of your smartphone.


How to use Private DNS on an Android phone (step by step)
10 Apr 2021
This tutorial will show you how to use Private DNS on an Android phone.


How to set up DNS on any Android phone (step by step)
06 Apr 2021
This tutorial will show you how to set up DNS on any Android phone.


Fix: Reddit app not loading and showing thumbnails (Android)
04 Apr 2021
This tutorial will show you what to do when the Reddit app isn't loading and showing thumbnails.


How to stop website notifications on Samsung Internet
06 Mar 2021
This tutorial will show you how to stop notifications and notification requests from websites on the Samsung Internet web browser.


How to see which apps have access to your location on Android
20 Jan 2021
This tutorial will show you how to find out which apps have access to your location on your Android phone.


How to disable picture-in-picture on a Samsung phone
25 Dec 2020
This tutorial will show you how to disable picture-in-picture on a Samsung phone.


How to convert a JPG or PNG image to PDF on Android
28 Nov 2020
This tutorial will show you how to convert a JPG or PNG image to PDF on an Android phone.


How to scan and read a QR code on Android without an app
22 Nov 2020
This tutorial will show you how to scan and read a QR code on an Android phone without using an extra app.


How to disable the Bixby button on a Samsung phone
06 Sep 2020
This tutorial will show you how to disable the Bixby button on a Samsung phone. With disabling it, I mean, remove it from the power button.


How to access blocked websites on an Android phone without VPN
06 Jul 2020
This tutorial video will show you step by step how to access blocked websites on an Android phone without using a VPN.


How to unblock a blocked phone number on a Samsung phone
12 May 2020
This tutorial will show you how to unblock a blocked phone number on a Samsung phone.


How to disable “WhatsApp Web is currently active” notification
26 Apr 2020
This tutorial will show you how to disable the “WhatsApp Web is currently active” notification on a Samsung phone.


How to scan and read QR codes on a Samsung phone (without app)
14 Jan 2020
This tutorial will show you how to scan and read QR codes on a Samsung phone without using an extra app.


How to enable developer options on a Samsung phone
16 Dec 2019
This tutorial will show you how to enable developer options on a Samsung phone.


How to activate the built-in antivirus on a Samsung phone
15 Dec 2019
This tutorial will show you how to activate the built-in antivirus on a Samsung phone.


How to turn on the blue light filter on an LG Smart TV
24 Sep 2019
This tutorial will show you how to turn on the blue light filter on an LG Smart TV.


How to uninstall “Secure Folder” on a Samsung phone
23 Aug 2019
This tutorial will show you how to uninstall “Secure Folder” on a Samsung phone.


How to disable device security on a Samsung phone
15 Aug 2019
This tutorial will show you how to disable device security or device protection on a Samsung phone.


How to get the Google search bar back on a Samsung phone
06 Aug 2019
This tutorial will show you how to get the Google search bar back on the home screen on a Samsung phone.


How to assign a ringtone to a contact on a Samsung phone
28 Jul 2019
This tutorial will show you how to assign a ringtone to a contact on a Samsung phone.


What data can a thief get from a stolen Android phone?
21 Dec 2018
What data can a thief get from a stolen Android phone? And what you can do to prevent someone from getting access to the data stored on your phone.


How to block a phone number on a Samsung phone (step by step)
02 Jan 2014
This tutorial will show you how to block a phone number on a Samsung phone.


How to change a WhatsApp chat background on an Android phone
02 Jan 2014
This tutorial will show you how to change the chat screen background on WhatsApp on an Android phone for all contacts or for one contact.


How to disable Google Assistant on a Samsung phone
02 Jan 2014
This tutorial will show you how to disable Google Assistant on a Samsung phone. And also how to remove it from the home button.