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Use Android Voice-to-Text Android's voice-to-text system has a handful of hidden commands that can help you get your message across. Try speaking some of these words: Let Vlingo Interpret Your Voice For instance, with a single touch of your screen, you can directly dial any person or business, regardless of whether they're in your contacts Vlingo automatically acts as directory assistance when needed. You can also compose and send text messages, e-mail messages, and tweets; search the Web; get directions; and open other Android applications--all by saying a few words. To activate Vlingo, either tap a widget on your home screen or press your phone's Search button, which the program remaps to launch its voice input utility. Voice Actions is connected to your device's Search key.
The transition is quite seamless and what makes it incredible is one can choose any number of locations. To enable it, head over to Smart Lock under the Security settings.
A few smartphones need the Google Play Services access to enable Smart Lock, the settings for which can be found in the app settings. The smaller the screen, the more tedious is the process. In such situations, the space bar of the Google keyboard Gboard comes to the rescue. All you need to do is swipe back and forth over the space bar. For text deletion, hold the backspace button and swipe left and right. Space bar scrolling is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Gboard features.
OK Google Most of us use the mic button on the Google search bar if we want to search for something, add a reminder, set an alarm clock and the list goes on. But did you know that all these could be done hands-free? Head over to Voice and tap on the option that suits you best. Learn how to activate Google Now voice from any screen on Android.
But did you know that you can do just the same thing with an effortless swipe? Magical, eh? But what if a lost phone falls into the right hands, how would he know whom to call?
The owner info might is the exact thing that can help you out in such situations.
In a normal situation, when the screen turns off the phone switches over to cellular data. And when this happens, the phone battery life also takes a hit as Wi-Fi consumes less juice than cellular data.
In such situations, the Wi-Fi sleep policy should be set to Never, so that the change-over never happens even when the phone is idle.
Guest Mode One of my friends had recently lost her cell phone and was using mine to keep a tab on messages, emails and most importantly Facebook and Instagram, until she got a new one. To prevent my private date from going public friends, I tell you , what I did was to enable the guest mode on my Android smartphone. Guest mode not only helps in keeping private data safe, it also allows the guest to have a completely clean phone.
The easiest way to detect a lost or misplaced Android phone is through the Google device manager. Open the device manager and log in with the ID with which the phone is configured. This app has tremendous skills when it comes to locating a lost phone on the map , making a phone ring, or in even worst situations, wiping the phone of all data.
Though similar features can be found in Samsung Galaxy devices and now defunct Windows phones, I found the built-in feature to be the best. See Notification Even After Clearing Them Clearing notifications is in the muscle memory of many of us, but in the process of clearing out these annoying app notifications, most of the time an important one gets cleared talk about Murphy's laws.
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If you have Android 7. Need to jump between sections in your system settings? Nougat has a new quick-navigation menu for that very purpose.
Swipe inward from the left of the screen or look for the three-line "hamburger" icon in the upper-left corner to find it. IDG Nougat has a new quick-navigation menu.
If you ever find yourself in the Apps section of your system settings, take note: As of Nougat, you can quickly scroll through the list of installed apps by moving your finger downward on the very rightmost edge of the screen.
That'll cause a letter-driven fast-scroll interface to appear. Quick Settings 9. The Quick Settings panel on Nougat has some subtle but significant new features. First: When you swipe down once from the top of your screen, you'll now see a series of quick-access icons for things like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and airplane mode. Tapping any of the icons in that area will toggle the associated function on or off.
When you swipe down twice from the top of the screen -- or swipe down once with two fingers -- you'll see an expanded list of larger tiles. Tapping an icon in that area will open more detailed controls for the associated function if such controls are available.
In either section of the Quick Settings panel, you can long-press any icon to go directly to the associated area of your full system settings. Nougat's Quick Settings tiles are fully customizable.
Swipe down from the top of your screen twice, then tap the edit command -- which may be either the word "Edit" in the lower-right corner or a pencil icon in the upper-right corner -- to rearrange the icons and add or remove functions from the list. When editing your Quick Settings, pay careful attention to which icons you place in the first six positions.
The icons in those spots will appear as the quick-access toggles in the smaller single-swipe-down view. If your phone is managed by a workplace, look for a tile in your Quick Settings called "Work Mode. You can add even more tiles into your Quick Settings by way of third-party apps. Weather Quick Settings Tile , for example, will put the latest local conditions into your panel, while Ringer Modes will give you a simple one-touch toggle for changing your phone's sound profile.
Want even more options? I assembled a detailed list of Android's best Quick Settings add-ons. Android 7. If your device has it, you'll see a tile called Night Light in your Quick Settings area. Tapping that tile will tint your screen to make it easier on the eyes in dim lighting.
Save yourself a tap and tell your device to activate Night Light on its own when needed. Just navigate to the Display section of your system settings and tap the item labeled "Night Light," then tap "Turn on automatically" and select either "Sunset to sunrise" or "Custom schedule.
Notifications Notifications in Nougat are bundled by app -- so if you have, say, three new email alerts from Gmail, they'll all appear within a single card in your notification panel.