15+ Android Tips and Tricks: THE BASICS!

We’ve put together a list of 15+ Android tips and tricks that we think will translate to almost any Android phone. This isn’t a list for the advanced Android user, but is geared more towards the basics of Android. This is the Android tips and tricks list for the new Android phone owner or the one who switched from an iPhone to Android.

In this list, we cover how you can take screenshots on Android, quickest ways to launch the camera, using Google Assistant, making the most of notifications, checking for updates, setting up Do Not Disturb mode, customizing your home screen, using Multi Window, making sure you are backing up photos in Google Photos, and more!

OnePlus 5T tips and tricks:

Pixel 2 and 2 XL tips and tricks:

Galaxy S8 tips and tricks:

28 Replies to “15+ Android Tips and Tricks: THE BASICS!”

  1. parisss sky

    This was actually very helpful. switching from iPhone to the Pixel 2XL after being with Apple for 8 years. my phone will arrive on the 17th or 18th and i’m nervous but excited!

  2. gepatv

    Great video… from an all time iPhone user 😉 I might switch some day so I like those rare introduction videos to Android basics. Thanks !

  3. TankQ

    Thats why i watch this channel, these guys just helps those new comers get to grips with android, would have loved someone to teach me on SD card permissions in apps and weird errors when I jumped over to android. Actually I had a moto G and nexus 7 before I went to LG. I'm back on iOS but that's a preference and I would go back to android in 2 heartbeats.

    Love that droid life also covers individual phones interface and phone settings where you won't get to see in reviews or other videos, really helpful to know the difference between phones, android is the same but granular features are not. Like LG has that bluetooth auto starting apps and what happens when you get home, auto turn on wifi or something tasker like. Also not a fan of the way LG did expandable notification, sometimes won't expand, those kinds of things.

  4. Sebastian Lapuente

    Google used to have a translator of what was on the screen, just with a long press in the home button. After the latest updates that "feature" dissapeared, or maybe I couldn't find it but it was really usefull to me.

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