10 Secret Smartphones Hacks That Are Finally Revealed
- 8:02 pm September 27, 2018
Technology has come too far with only making phone calls efficiently to taking precise pictures to everything a smartphone has to offer. We have made a lots of advancements in that field most of which we are proud of. (IPhone headphone jacks are an exception) There are many features on our phone that we are probably unaware of because our interests are limited but with these revelations of secrets our work will be more efficiently done.
When you are in deep sleep and want to cut the annoying alarm and snooze it Snooze your alarm clock with the help of 1 button. Do you hate waking up to your first alarm? You can snooze it by pressing one of the volume buttons or a power button. The alarm clock will ring in 9 minutes.
Calls announcing themselves while wearing earpieces. Are you fed up with sudden calls that make you take your phone out of your back pocket? You can actually answer calls while wearing your earpieces. You just have to activate the Announce Calls mode. Now you’ll hear the name of the person who is calling you.
Guided Access while other people use your phone. Guided Access is a function that allows you to hide your personal stuff when you give your phone to someone else to use. You may activate this function in general settings, then accessibility.
Useful Google Play functions Disable auto-updates. You may turn the auto-update app’s function off in order not to confuse and overload your smartphone. This is really useful for those who have old or weak phones. By the way, you can block auto-updating of just one app.
Parental Control function for Google Play. You’re able to protect your child with the help of the Parental Controls feature. You can set up necessary age limits on Google Play to shield a child’s eyes from inappropriate content.
Apps that you’d like to install later. There’s a My Wishlist feature on Google Play. If you find a great game but can’t find time to play it now, you can put it on your wishlist. So whenever you want, you can open your wishlist and install all the apps you’ve been saving.
Installed apps library. Did you buy a new phone? That’s not a problem. All your apps are saved in a library folder. Go there, choose an app that you’d like to install, and download it.
Multi-Window mode in new Androids. Multi-Window mode is a new feature you can find in the latest Android versions. Do you need to work on several apps at once? Activate “Force activities to be re-sizable for multi-window”. When you enable this feature, you’ll see the list of all the apps you may open.
A cat-collecting easter egg. Android 7 has a secret feature added by developers. There’s a game where you have to collect cats. It resembles Pokémon GO but it doesn’t involve virtual reality.
Take a picture and zoom in for close-ups. To get a better view of small details, you’ll need your phone and an old laser pointer. In a laser pointer, there’s a focusing lens glued in there that you’ll have to remove. All you have to do is attach the lens to your phone’s camera. That’s it!