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Important hidden features in your android phone that you must know

Most useful hidden features of android mobile

Android is top selling OS in market. Now a day’s most of the devices are working on android system. Android is very easy to use and convenient mobile. There are lots of features which most of people don’t know. People only use basic functions that are visible is settings, but there are many hidden features in android that you must know and use it on daily basis. You can show these tricks to others as well.

Here are some hidden features in android:

Most useful Hidden features in android mobile

1> Quick Google launch from any screen: Anything new comes in, everyone first goggles it. Life seems to be impossible without Google. Just “hold menu key for few seconds or drag it in upward direction, it will launch Google.

2> Force reboot: Many a time our mobile hangs up due to certain technical issues and we are not able to restart it manually. To reboot your device “press Power button + volume up button + Home key simultaneously.”

3> Detailed information about phone statistics: You can use *#*#4636#*#* USSD code to get information about Phone, Battery, Application usage, Wi-Fi information etc. You will get detailed information of each and every item.

4>  Hard and factory reset phone: There are two type of resets Hard and factory.

– Factory reset: In factory reset all your internal data will be deleted and settings will be changed to factory default that means your mobile will look like new one that comes from factory without any apps. Use USSD code *#*#7780#*#* to factory reset your android.

– Hard reset: Hard reset will delete all internal as well as SD card data and reset its settings to factory default. Don’t try this for testing purpose as it will not ask for any permission. Use USSD code *2767*3855# for hard reset your android.

5> Taking screen shots: There are different tricks for different mobiles to take screen shots, Most common is “Press volume down button and power button” this will work in most of the mobile phones. If it not works try “Press Volume down button + Home key + Power button.

There are many more hidden features in android and we will be showing it in near time. Just stay connected with us. Try these features regularly and you will be used to it, then you don’t need to refer these codes.

How to backup and restore android data on computer: Windows

2 Start Backup and restore android on computer

Many people face problems when they lose their mobile phone or when data gets deleted due to any virus. There might be situations when your old mobile needs to be replaced with new one. Manually transferring data from old mobile to new one very boring and hectic. Important data lose may affect you financially also as it contains many important files and passwords. Now on wards you don’t have to worry about backup. There are two easy ways to backup and restore android data on computer so that you can easily access it whenever needed.

Now a day’s android has facility to backup online but this is not safe as well, there might be situations when online server may not work or crash. This will also result in data lose. The best way to backup your data is using “Backup and restore android data through android data recovery” software “Dr fone” available in google play store. You can backup data such as contacts, messages, applications data such as whatsapp, facebook, calendar, settings, playlists, photos, videos, music, notes and many other files.

 Following are the ways to Backup and restore android data on computer Windows 10/ 8/ 7: Reviews

  1. Backup and restore android data through android data recovery software Dr. fone

Steps That follow in software,

  1. Plug your android device to laptop or PC using data cable. Install the software and then run it.Connect Android mobile to PC or Desktop
  2. Select types of data that you want to backup. Follow the instructions while connecting through USB.2 Start Backup and restore android data on computer
  3. After completing backup, you can check data by clicking “view the backup”.3 android Mobile Backup on PC completed
  4. Whenever you need to restore your data from backup, connect it to PC or laptop wherein data is backed up. Then you can choose the backup history you want to restore. After clicking “view” you can see the data from right side in details and select it.4 Backup complete
  5. Hit restore after selecting the data. Your files will be restored.

I recommend all to backup regularly in a week so that no data will be lost. Always use Dr fone to Backup and restore android data on computer.

How to update/install Android nougat in Supported Mobile Phones


Android nougat also known as Android-N was first released in beta version released on march 9, 2016, and officially released on August 22, 2016.

There are many changes in OS and its development platform. One of the major function is its split screen view where you can see multiple apps on screen, without closing it.

List of devices that support Android Nougat (version 7.0):

Android N Compatible HTC mobile list 2016

First devices to receive updates are: Nexus player, Nexus 9, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Pixel C, Pixel XL and General mobile 4G.

Recently on October 21, 2016 Moto G4 and Moto G4 plus are announced to get update for Nougat.

What to do before downloading Android Nougat

Your device’s backup feature must be enabled, and make sure that both “automatic restore” and “backup my data” are checked. This will ensure that none of your data will lose.

Update to Android Nougat:

install-Android Nougat - N - on-mobile-step-by-step-guide

There are two ways to check whether your device is compatible for updating Nougat or not.

1 You can manually search for your model number on Google for compatibility check or

2 you can go to “settings” and click on “About”, where you will find software update button. You can click on it and find whether your device supports Nougat or not.

If there is update available you can download it through wifi, make sure to connect your mobile for charging as it might take time.

Nougat available for phones other than nexus:

Sony said they are going to upgrade nougat for their high range phones such as Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 tablet, Xperia Z5 compact, Xperia Z5 premium, Xperia X series.

LG V20 is going to launch with the latest version that is Nougat.

HTC is bringing Nougat for HTC 10, One A9 and One M9 at the end of 2016.

Samsung has not confirmed anything for galaxy note 7, it will work hard on it. Hope to see nougat for galaxy S7 and S7 edge.

Enjoy Android Nougat and its new features. Share your Experience with us.