Galaxy Note 8 vs. Galaxy S8+: Which should you buy?

The Galaxy Note 8 hype started building pretty much as soon as the Galaxy S8+ hit store shelves, and now that the new Note is available we have an actual head-to-head comparison on our hands.

Samsung is obviously happy when consumers are in the position of choosing between two of its phones rather than pitting one against a competitor. But which one is right for you? We’re here to help you make that decision. Continue reading “Galaxy Note 8 vs. Galaxy S8+: Which should you buy?”

Everything you need to know about rooting your Android phones

If you’ve researched anything about Android on the internet, you’ve probably seen and read about “rooting” one. There was a time when many of the Android phones available didn’t live up to their potential, and root was the answer. Horrible software was the norm, applications that you would never use ran amok and wasted data and battery life, and the experience was bad all around. Continue reading “Everything you need to know about rooting your Android phones”

How to solve Android phone not detecting SD card problem

So that new SD card you bought to expand the storage on your Android device isn’t working? Here’s a comprehensive guide to fixing phone not detecting SD card issue right now. Continue reading “How to solve Android phone not detecting SD card problem”

How to turn on flashlight on Android if it’s missing

Modern smartphones can do a lot of different things, including acting as a flashlight in a pinch. If your Android device has a camera flash (and most devices made in the last few years do), then you can use it as a flashlight. Many versions of Android have the flashlight function built-in, but there are plenty of free apps that can help out if yours doesn’t.

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How to reset Android password without losing data

Did you ever forget that password or pattern you set up last time on your phone? It happens to many of us, especially when it has been changed recently. If you can’t recall your phone password or pattern for some reason, performing a factory reset is one option to recover access. But then, unless you have backed up the contents, you’d lose all the data stored on the device. You may be able to reinstall your apps from Google Play, but any preferences or saved progress within the apps will also be lost.

If you are an Android user, there are a few ways to reset your phone password without losing any data. In this article, we’ll explore a few of these workarounds. Continue reading “How to reset Android password without losing data”

How to fix ‘Application not Installed’ error on Android

A time comes when we try to install an Android app and we see the error “Application not installed”. This is very common with apk files downloaded from the wild. No matter how you try, you still get the same app not installed error. What could be the cause of this? We shall explore the common causes and possible solutions to this issue: Continue reading “How to fix ‘Application not Installed’ error on Android”