3 simple tips and tricks on Android devices

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Android is one of the ecosystem platforms with the largest number of users today because most OEM manufacturers can customize this operating system as well as integrate some new and strange things. Because it is open source code released by Google under an open source license that allows anyone to customize it.

Here xaiandroid presents you 3 useful tips for your Android device.

Turn off the “Now on Tap” feature

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Google Now on Tap is not for everyone – some may not use it because of their privacy concerns, some may not use it because they cannot find the information provided by the feature. “Now on Tap”. Anyway, if you don’t like “Now on Tap” then follow the instructions below to disable this feature.

  1. Press the Home button on the screen to activate “Now on Tap”
  2. Click on the 3-striped menu button in the lower right corner and select “Settings”.
  3. Now turn off the toggle next to “Now on Tap”.

If you ever want to go back to using it, follow the steps above and switch it from off to on.

Check out the file manager feature “Built-in File Manager” on Android Marshmallow Stock

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Android Stock Google’s is pretty awesome because it offers little customization and no file manager. But Google is looking to add a file manager that runs on the Android Marshmallow platform. But to have it you need to install it 3rd party or Now, fix that part of the customization is nowhere to be seen but Google finally added a file manager with it as the latest Android release ie Android Marshmallow. But it is not available out front in the app drawer. You have to dig in a bit to get your hands on that file manager.

  1. Open your phone’s settings menu and go to “Storage & USB”.
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click you”MicroSD card“but follow”Portable storage“.
  3. You will now be transferred to the hidden file manager.

Since this is a basic file manager it can only perform functions like viewing and searching files, sharing, deleting, moving media from internal memory to MicroSD card, etc.

Manage files right on Android Marshmallow in locations

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The sound management system is quite confusing in Lollipop. But it is quite powerful too, if you are willing to take the time to install it.

In Marshmallow if you press the volume button a simple slider for System Volume appears on the screen. Tap the slider’s expanding arrow and you can manage system volume, alarms, and more.

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