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Android 12 introduces the Conversations widget, which enables you to pin important conversations to a home screen. We'll show you how to use this feature and share some test notes we picked up along the way.
Android 12 is currently building a universal search function that will comb through various contacts, apps, and more on your phone from one search bar. We're here to show you how to use this tool with Android 12's latest update.
Battery life is one of the most important factors to consider when buying a phone. However, it's also important to remember that even though most manufacturers claim "all day" battery life, only a few live up to it. That's why we came up with a trusted list of the best Android phones you can buy with the best battery life.
Since fall 2020, Pixel phones have had 5G capability. Unfortunately, 5G isn't as ubiquitous as we'd all like it to be, and it can really tax your battery. But don't worry! We'll show you how to turn it off if 5G just isn't working for you.
Right now, Nokia makes some of the best budget and mid-range phones in the market today. That's down to a combination of great hardware and collaboration with Google that allows HMD to offer Android One on all of its devices.
RCS messaging is enhanced messaging in the Google messages app that lets you send messages over Wi-Fi and data, see when people are responding, and send high-quality photos. But if you forget to turn it off when you switch phones, unpredictable things can happen. Here's how to turn that off when swtiching phones.
Samsung will be shutting down its photo backup service later this year. So you will want to move those photos to a different service. We'll walk you through how to download your photos from Samsung so you can upload them elsewhere.
Quick setting tiles in Android 12 are very large, and if you want to make the most of them, you'll need to arrange them properly. We'll show you how to do that, and let you know some test notes we learned along the way.
Gaze Detection is a feature added to Voice Access that stops you from controlling your phone with your voice if you're not looking at it. It's helpful to prevent you from triggering actions when you're talking to someone else. Here's how to use it!