Android Phones

How to Send an SMS on an Android

How to Send an SMS on an Android
Messages and Hangouts are two SMS text-messaging apps that come with your Android 4.4 and Android 5.0 devices. In both apps, you send an SMS message by selecting a contact and then entering your message. If you’re unhappy with either Messages or Hang

How to Stop or Disable the Default Apps on an Android Phone

How to Stop or Disable the Default Apps on an Android Phone
Your Android smartphone comes with a variety of stock apps, but you might never use them if you prefer third-party apps from the Google Play store. Some stock apps constantly run in the background without your permission, eating up valuable space and

How to Sync iCal With an Android Phone

How to Sync iCal With an Android Phone
If you use an Android phone but own a Mac, the inability to synchronize your calendars between the two devices can be frustrating. While Apple's iCal application does not support native synchronization with Android phones, you can synchronize your ca

Connect an Android Phone to a Receiver

Connect an Android Phone to a Receiver
Android-based smartphones are extremely capable media players. With ample removable storage, you can load them up with gigabytes of music and video -- and you can also use their Internet connections to connect to Internet music sources, like Pandora,

How to Stream Pandora on the Car Radio From an Android Phone

How to Stream Pandora on the Car Radio From an Android Phone
Pandora's mobile app allows you to stream music on the go, but when traveling or driving, your phone's internal speaker likely provides lackluster performance. However, it's possible to connect your Android phone to a radio and play Pandora through t

How to Stream on an Android Phone

How to Stream on an Android Phone
When the Android operating system first came out, Adobe had not created a Flash version for the browser. As of Froyo Android 2.2, Flash came included with all of the Web browsers, allowing you to stream video to your smartphone or tablet, and without

How to Have Text Read to Your Headset on Android

How to Have Text Read to Your Headset on Android
If you have an Android smartphone, you can use the TalkBack feature to hear text spoken aloud to you. This accessibility feature is useful for people who have vision difficulties and trouble reading text. If you're driving, working or unable to hold

How to Get the Facebook App for a Samsung Galaxy

How to Get the Facebook App for a Samsung Galaxy
Manage your Facebook account while on the go with your Samsung Galaxy smartphone. You can download the free Facebook app for the Samsung Galaxy from Google Play so you can share photos, send updates and chat with your friends right from your phone. T

How to Go in Recovery, Fastboot Mode & Bootloader Mode for Beginners

How to Go in Recovery, Fastboot Mode & Bootloader Mode for Beginners
Android devices have several modes available to aid in reloading, recovering and downloading software updates. Fastboot is a mode designed to allow the device to interface with a computer and receive commands. Bootloader mode is often connected with

How to Boot Xperia X10 in Flash Mode

How to Boot Xperia X10 in Flash Mode
How you go about booting a phone in flash mode varies depending on the make, model and age of the device. On an Xperia X10, booting in flash mode only requires you to press a couple of buttons and then connect the phone’s USB cable to the device. How
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