So you think you’re the Android master? You know all the ins and outs, the tricks of the trade and you’ve been taking complete advantage of your device’s capabilities for years.
Or have you?
Even experienced Android devotees might not be reaping the full benefits of their handsets.
Here are five things that you might not realise you can do on your Android phone.
Sometimes your phone will forsake you in your hour of need. This especially rings true (no pun intended) when travelling in unknown territory. But this neat tip will save you from getting lost!
This method also conserves your battery life so you don’t get stranded in the middle of nowhere.
This feature is especially convenient when travelling to another country, where a lack of service or expensive mobile roaming rates is a real possibility.
Your smartphone can act like a USB
Did you know your Android device can easily double as a USB? That means as long as you have your phone on you, there’s no reason to carry around a separate thumb drive.
A lot of Android phones now come with infrared technology, allowing users to control devices like their TV from their smartphone.
A lot of audio tools on your Android phone can make using voice commands much simpler. If you don’t feel like reaching for your smartphone, you can set it to read incoming text messages out loud and alert you of calls.
You can also use your voice to take hands-free photos.
No more shaky, blurry photos from having to fumble around to press that pesky button.
Stay in Control of Data Usage
Sometimes going over your data limit can come with nasty consequences. Your Android smartphone can help you curb your data usage by keeping you better informed.
If you’d like other handy hints to manage your mobile data read our previous article. You can also use the iiNet Support App to monitor your data use.
Do you have some handy tips on getting the most out of your Android phone? Let us know in the comments below.