Ara Wagoner

Ara Wagoner is a Writer at Android Central. She themes phones and pokes Google Play Music with a stick. When she's not writing help and how-to's, she's off dreaming about Disney and singing show tunes. If you see her without headphones, RUN. You can follow her on Twitter at @arawagco.

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Changing the nav buttons on your LG G4
Because some people are too good for stock

Changing the nav buttons on your LG G4

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While most phones stick to the standard Back-Home-Recent button arrangement, there are a few that ignore that and do what they want (l'm looking at you, Samsung). And now, you can, too. The on-screen buttons on the LG G4 are customizable, and while we wish we could make them a little bit smaller, we're quite grateful that you can at least change the order and add an extra button if you...

Where and what are the accessibility options on the G4?
Helping all users get the most out of their G4

Where and what are the accessibility options on the G4?

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Accessibility isn't a feature on the minds of most users, but to those who need them they can make or break the experience for them. If you want to market your phone to everyone, you need to design it for everyone to use, and that means designing it for those who maybe can't hear the notification tones that most users take for granted. It means designing it for those who need a little...

What is Smart Bulletin and why is it on my homescreen?
Part Google Now part widget wall

What is Smart Bulletin and why is it on my homescreen?

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Devoting a page of a user's homescreen to an aggregation of information and widgets is nothing new. Smart Bulletin on the LG G4 is on the left-most page of your homescreen — or rather, it is the left page of your home screen if you're using the stock launcher. Like HTC Blinkfeed, it's meant to be a one-stop shop for information about your phone, except rather than focusing on your...

What did you like most from Google I/O's keynote?
Give us some input on their output

What did you like most from Google I/O's keynote?

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Google I/O is here, and while the developer sessions are still very much underway (and you can find all that coverage on our Google I/O page, the keynote has come and gone. What tickled your fancy the most? []/google-io-2016) We know that this year may not have been quite as sexy or exciting as years past. There was no skydiving or free Pixels, no driving cars onstage and not much new...