There’s a major difference between Android smartphones and Apple’s iPhones. Android phones, powered by Google, permit a remarkable amount of customization. Android phones are open source. Which means you are able to customize everything from your Android phone’s home screen to the way you download apps and programs. This allows for a lot of freedom and best of all, customizing your Android smartphone isn’t much of a task. Simply follow the tips below to create a smartphone that’s as distinctive as you are.
Certainly there are people in your life that you call more then others. With Android phones, it is possible to set up one-touch dialing for these people. Just press an open space on your home screen, when the menu pops up select the “Shortcuts” option. Choose Direct Dial and find the right person from your list of contacts. After that you can select which button you would like them set to. Easy as that!
Saving Time Searching the Web
Your Android phone can be customized to include your most frequently visited Web sites on the home screen. This is accomplished by pressing and holding the preferred site in your browser’s bookmarks. A list of options will pop up. Select the “Add Shortcut to Home” option. This will add the Web page to your phone’s home page.
Organizing with Folders
Creating folders on your Android phone will help you keep everything organized, out of your contacts to work documents. To create folders on your home screen, press a blank space on the screen. When the menu pops up, choose “Folders.” This will let you create folders and name them. Then, simply, drag and drop documents, images, and files into these folders.