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Android 201: How to turn on USB debugging

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Here's one you see every now an then -- like when you're running a program that will root your phone without you doing any command line work. In a nutshell, USB debugging is a method of opening up your phone to work with the Android SDK. You can have the SDK installed on your computer all you want -- plugging in your phone won't do anything with it until you've turned on USB debugging.

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Android 101: Change Gmail's text size

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Android 101 - How to update your apps

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Honeycomb tip: Leave an 'If found' message on your lockscreen

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Honeycomb Tip: Silencing all notifications

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Honeycomb Tip: Check out the browser's quick controls

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Android 101: How to uninstall an application

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Android 101: How to adjust the time and date

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Android 101: How to check your OS version

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Android 101: How to properly replace your battery

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3 years ago

Android 101: Using WidgetLocker to represent Android Central

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On a lot of the content I push out, whether it be a screenshot or a video, if my lockscreen makes itself known, there's usually a comment or two asking what lockscreen I'm using or what I set up and how, so folks can reproduce the same thing on their phone. I've decided to write a handy little guide for anyone hoping to do the same, and finally put the questions to rest.

It's rather simple, and you're only going to need a few things:

Join me after the break to see the full rundown on how you, too, could have Android's sassiest mascot holding down the first thing you'll see when your screen turns on.

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3 years ago

Android 101: How to check what has been using your battery

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Android 101: How to manage what syncs to your device

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By now your Google account is probably linked to just about every Google product available, and having them all sync to your device can be quite a strain on your battery.

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3 years ago

Android 101: How to change the wallpaper

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Android 101: How to add and remove widgets

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