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Android Tips & Tricks You Probably Didn't Know About



Press Home Button 
Pressing home button for a long time will display recently opened programs and Task Manager

Tab on home screen for 2 seconds and "Add to home screen " will be displayed from where  one can add
  •  Widgets(Analog clock, dual clock, home screen tips latitude, news and weather, picture frame, play stores, power control, program monitor, time traffic, yahoo finance and youtube etc )
  • Shortcuts (various software's will be displayed)
  • Folders (New folders, all contacts, contacts with phone numbers, home screen folder, receive list from Bluetooth, recent documents, starred contacts)
  • Wallpapers (Gallery, live wallpapers, wallpaper gallery)
Hotspot
 Settings > Wireless and networks > Tethering and portable hotspot > Mobile AP

AllShare 
To play videos on DLNA enabled TV and other devices
Gallery
  • Long press   or folder to multi-select (one can mark multiple photos and video by single press)
  • After selecting in "More"(details, set as, crop,  rotate left, rotate right)  
  • In "Share " Different sharing options will be displayed like  Bluetooth, Gmail etc.are displayed
  • Pinch IN and OUT to zoom photo in and out
Notification bar icons
  • On Home Screen slide  from extreme top to bottom  of screen for Wi-Fi, B/T, GPS, and Auto rotate
Adding shortcut to Home screen 
  • Menu > long press on desired icon and shortcut is created 

Remove shortcut from screen 
  • Long press on icon mobile vibrates once, drag icon at extreme bottom where removed is displayed
Voice
  • click on Microphone and just speak what you want to search
Contacts:
  • Contacts > left slide on name for SMS
  • Contacts > right slide on name for direct calling
  • Long press on contact and click "Join contact"  to merge to different contacts
Keyboard
  • Tab once in message box > Input method >Swype (just trace path of words to write any word)
  • Long press on keyboard buttons for writing numbers and symbols
  • Click Shift key for capital word
  • SYM for different options 

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