Top Six Most Useful Features of Android
Android is full of awesome features that many of us don’t even know. Common people who are not so tech-friendly are totally unaware of the power of Android. They usually use their just for calls, watching videos and much more up to Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram etc. but Android can do much more than it. Here are 6 most useful features of Android that will bring you to know about your mobile a bit more.
1. Your Android Phone Will Find Your Parked Car For You
Yes, you got it right your mobile can find your car for you and for this you don’t need to install any third-party app. This feature is already available in Google Map. For this, you just need to click on your current location while parking your car and then select “Save your parking”. And when you’ll come back your mobile will show you where you had parked your car. So simple, isn’t it.
2. Fake Location
Everyone loves his privacy but many apps and websites use to track your data including your location. In this case, you need to astray those sites and application. But don’t worry Android is ready to help you. There is a feature in Android that makes you able to hide your location from those sites and apps and known as “Mock location”. You just need to enable the mock location. For this go to your settings and then go to developers option and then check mock location.
3. Option To Zoom
By the way, there is an option to zoom the websites and photos by default but if you want everything to be zoomed then don’t worry Android is here again to help you. For this just go to your settings and then to Accessibility, there you will get magnification option gesture, just click on it. Now, when you’ll tap triple the screen on which you are working will get zoomed. and if you want to disable it just tap triple times again, the zoom option will get off. This option is very useful for them whose sight is weak.
4. Control Your mobile With your PC
Yes, you can control your mobile with your laptop or desktop. For this, you just need to install a software called team viewer in PC and team viewer quick support in Android. An app is available in play store. After successful installation just create a login ID and control your Android with your PC.
5. Use your mobile as a remote
Nowadays many smartphones are available with infrared support. If you also have the infrared app on your smartphone then you can use it as a remote to control your TV, music player and other electronic devices. This feature in phones is known as IR blaster. Many phones do not connect through set-top box even with IR blaster, in this case, install an app compatible with the set-top box.
6. pin the Screen
Have you given your mobile to make a call and that person tried to open your gallery, Whatsapp, Messenger etc. that you don’t like. This happens always with us, anyone asks for the phone to make calls and when we give our mobile he becomes James Bond and starts looking into our phone. It’s irritating but sometimes you just can’t deny giving the phone. In some extent, app locks offer a security layer to our privacy but you can put an extra layer to your privacy by pinning your screen/window on your phone. After pinning a particular window, the user will not be able to open any other application. Now, let’s see how to do this.
1. Go to Settings
2. Go to Privacy and Security.
3. Find Screen pinning or Pin Window depending on your mobile company.
4. Now, Enable it.
5. To pin any screen press and hold the recents key.
6. Select the app from recent apps that you want to pin on the screen.
7. Now, tap on the icon and it’s done.