Android tips

Triple Tap to Zoom

This Android Phone Hacks and Tricks is very useful for people with poor eyesight. You can just Triple Tap anywhere on the screen of your Android Smartphone  or in any application to zoom out and zoom in. Here is how to do it:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Accessibility -> Visibility Enhancement -> Magnification -> ON
  3. Select Triple Tap to Zoom.
  4. That’s all.

Double up the Charging speed

You have a slow charging android smartphone and are fed up with its slow charging, then here is the Trick. We all know that we can speed up the charging speed by simply switching off the phone. But if you do now want to switch OFF the Phone and still want to Double the Charging Speed then Simple Pull down the Notification Bar and Put the Phone in Airplane Mode. This one simple Trick will help to almost double up the Charging Speed even if you don’t have a fast charger of even if your phone does not support fast charging.

Different Volume for Different Android Apps

Do you know that Android has in-built feature that lets you automatically adjust different volume for different Apps such as Ringtone, Media, Notification, System Sound, Alarm etc depending on your preference. Here is how to do it:

  1. Press the Volume Up Key
  2. Now Tap on the 3 Dots at the Top
  3. Now you can adjust volume of Ringtone, Media, Notifications and System Settings

Add any WhatsApp Chat Shortcut to Home Screen

You can easily add shortcut of any individual or group Whatsapp chat to home screen for easy access. Here is how to do it:

  1. Open Whatsapp
  2. Long press any individual or Group chat.
  3. On the Top Right Corner on 3 Dots, select “Add Chat Shortcut”
  4. Now you can easily add shortcut of the chat to your home screen for quick and easy access.
  5. This option is available in many other apps too.

Floating Keyboard

Did you know that you can have a Keyboard that can float anywhere you want on the screen as per your convenience? You can even Resize the Keyboard and Change Colour / Theme of the Keyboard. For this you must have the Google Gboard Keyboard App installed and activated as the main input method. Here is how to do it:

  • Download and install Google Gboard Keyboard App and activate it as the main input method from setting.
  • Now open any App such as SMS or Whatsapp
  • Start a New Chat / SMS or Reply to an existing Chat
  • Bring the Cursor in the Typing Box
  • The Gboard Keyboard will appear
  • On the Keyboard at the top Right corner you will see the 3 dots. Press on the 3 Dots
  • Select “Floating”.
  • Now you can easily float the Keyboard on the screen anywhere you want as per your own convenience.
  • You can also Resize the Keyboard, Change Colour / Theme of the Keyboard and do few other adjustments as per your need.

Disable your Automatic App Updates

Some app updates can take a toll on your phones performance. Thus, it is better to turn updates off on them.

  • Open Play Store
  • Move to Settings
  • Tap on Auto-update apps
  • Select Do Not Auto-update apps.
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