Android Basics Overview Updated March 20, 2018

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If you’re new to Android, Chrome, or anything related to Google, it can sometimes be a little difficult getting yourself familiar with the platforms. That’s why we created Android Basics!

Whether you’re looking for help changing your wallpaper, adding apps to your home screen, removing apps from your home screen, or just want to know how to set an alarm, we’ve got you covered.

All of our Android Basics guides can be found below, in the order they were published.

Android Basics Stories March 20

How to update your Google Chrome autofill settings

One of the perks of using Google Chrome on all of your devices is the ability to sync your autofill data such as your address and credit card number between all of your devices. But what if you move or your card’s expiration date changes? You’re in luck because you can quickly update this information. Here’s how…

With the recent outcry against Facebook and its handling of data on its millions of users, it wouldn’t be surprising if you wanted to delete your account. Here’s how to do just that from your phone…

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Android Basics Stories March 16

How to install Mickey and Minnie Mouse AR Emoji on the Samsung Galaxy S9

With today’s official launch of the Galaxy S9 and S9+, Samsung has released a new AR Emoji pack that allows you to look like Disney’s Mickey or Minnie Mouse. Here’s how to install and use the new AR Emojis on your brand new Galaxy flagship smartphone…

Reduce eye strain with the Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+’s blue light filter & grayscale mode

As you probably know, studies have shown that the blue light from electronics suppresses melatonin production and makes it harder to fall to sleep and causes eye strain over time. Thankfully, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have a built-in blue light filter and a grayscale mode that cuts out this form of light…

Android Basics Stories March 15

Here’s how to bring Android P’s volume slider and launcher to older devices

With the release of Android P, we’ve uncovered several graphical changes to the mobile operating system. Two of these updates include a new vertical volume slider and an updated Pixel launcher with a taller dock. Here’s how to get these on your older Android devices…

Android Basics Stories March 14

How to get better battery life on Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+

Experiencing poorer battery life than you would like on your Galaxy S9 or S9+? Well, you’re in luck as Samsung has built several battery-life saving features into the phone. Here’s how to use them all…

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