Android

How to Change Refresh Rate to 96Hz on Galaxy S20 Series

Samsung introduced higher screen refresh rate with the launch of the Galaxy S20 series. Compared to other similar class smartphones, Samsung introduced a 120Hz panel which is definitely better than 90Hz screens. But, higher refresh rates cause faster battery drainage. Also, Exynos 990 process which is used in Galaxy S20 series, consumes more power compared to Snapdragon 865. However, Samsung has added a fallback feature …

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How to Use Advanced Search Feature on WhatsApp

WhatsApp has become the most popular messaging platform globally after its launch in year 2009. With over 2 billion users worldwide, the messaging platform is being used by almost 30% of the world population. Users love WhatsApp because, firstly, it is free and secondly it offers a lot of handy features. Recently, the messaging platform joined the “Dark Mode” club. However, another pretty nifty feature/modification …

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How to Use Call Recording Apps On Android Pie and Q

With Android Pie Google brought us many new features last year. New features like a new Material Theme UI for many apps, gesture navigation, Digital Wellbeing, and more. These features are really great and come in handy in daily use, but there’s one important functionality that has been removed from Android Pie i.e phone call recording. Google has now realized and made some changes and enabled the …

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How to Install Android Apps Not Available in Your Country

There are many wonderful apps on Play store, which you want to install in your Android phone but due to country/region limitations, you can’t. For such apps you receive the error saying, “This app is not available in our country.” This policy of Google Play Store very nasty because there are many great apps which are not available in all countries. So, you must be …

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How to Create Multiple Timelines on Twitter Home Screen

Twitter has rolled out the ‘multiple timelines’ feature for iOS way back in September last year (2019), but it was not available for Android version of the app. The Android version of Twitter has received this feature just now. This feature is quite similar to Reddit’s Custom Feed. Now, you can create multiple timelines on your Twitter home screen using Lists. If you are still …

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How to Enable WhatsApp Dark Mode on Android and iPhone

It’s been a long time waiting for much anticipated WhatsApp dark mode. Now after a lot of hype and beta testing, WhatsApp has finally started to roll out the Dark Mode on both Android and iOS. This update will soon be available globally. With this update, WhatsApp is getting a fresh look and feel to a familiar experience. Dark mode will not only reduce eye …

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How to Check if Your Smartphone Has NavIC Support

NavIC has just been announced for commercial use and it’s already making news among the smartphone users in India. In case, you are unaware, NavIC is an indigenous navigation system developed by India and is supposed to become India’s GPS alternative. Smartphone users are asking if their existing smartphones will support the new technology or does NavIC require a hardware component. So to answer all …

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How to Install Android 11 GSI on any Project Treble Device

Project Treble was announced way back in 2017 with the release of Android Oreo. It was supposed to bring faster Android updates by separating the hardware layer from the core Android framework. Now fast forward to 2020 and it seems the project has worked in some parts. GSI is one of those products that has been successful in showcasing the true potential of Project Treble. …

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How to Get One UI’s Notification Shade on Any Android Phone

So you don’t want to buy a Galaxy smartphone, but would like to get some of the design elements of One UI on your device? Thanks to Treydav Inc, now there’s an app for that! Called One Shade, the app is available on the Play Store and claims to be able to entirely replace an Android phone’s notifications panel with a custom notification shade. One …

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How to Get Android 11’s Temporary Permissions Feature on Any Android Phone

Now that Google has released the first developer preview for Android 11, we are officially entering Android 11 features, changes, and updates time of the year. If you’re a Pixel user, you can install Android 11 right away and that’s great, but the only problem is that not everyone uses a Pixel smartphone, or has one just lying around; which means you may not have …

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