Android Basics Overview Updated November 19, 2019

Android Basics

See All Stories

379 'Android Basics' stories

June 2016 - November 2019

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 Today

The increasing quality of many Android games means that you might feel the need to gain an advantage over online rivals or just improve your overall gaming experience. Luckily, Android 10 now can natively connect the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch controllers if you want to use your existing gamepads.

expand full story

Android Basics Stories November 6

Unless you have huge pockets, chances are that there’s no document scanner on you most of the time. However, plenty of people have figured out that they can simply take a picture of any document with their smartphone. That’s a smart idea, but the Google Drive app actually has a supercharged camera-based scanning function that takes this simple trick to the next level. Let’s learn how to scan documents to Google Drive.

expand full story

Android Basics Stories October 29

The brand new Night Sight mode for the Google Pixel 4 includes an amazing Astrophotography mode that you might not know how to get the most out of, luckily we can show you how.

expand full story

Android Basics Stories September 16

The backup and restore process for your Android phone or tablet is now a whole lot easier if you are a Google One subscriber.

expand full story

Android Basics Stories June 13

How to find your Android phone with any device

We’ve all had a device go missing at some point and it can certainly be a bit nerve-wracking. Fortunately, Android has quite a few ways to tackle this problem as long as you have another device on hand. Let’s take a look at some common situations and how to find your Android phone using another device.

Android Basics Stories May 20

While unlimited data plans have made a return in recent years, plenty of us are faced with a monthly data cap or throttling. Thankfully, Android has a number of tools that can help you save data every month.

expand full story

Powered by VIP