As you may notice, there are a lot of folders in file system on your Android phone. Today we tell you about each folder, and where applications are stored on your smartphone. Android memory partitions Since Android is a Linux-based operating system, the file system consists of six partitions. By default, the user has access only to internal memory partition. You cannot access or modify files from other partitions without ROOT. Boot. The folder is stored the kernel of Android system, virtual disk and other files needed to start your mobile device. System. It is used to store operating … [Read more...] about What do folders mean in Android file system? [EXPLAINED]
How to change DPI on Android? (3 methods)
If you are looking for tutorial how to change DPI on Android, then you came to the right place. Here you can read about what is DPI and how to change it with 3 methods. What is DPI? DPI is dots per inch. Let’s imagine that you have two smartphones. Both of them have a screen resolution of 1920x1080, but the first display size is 4.5 inches, and another 5.2 inches. It means that the first smartphone has a DPI higher than the second one. Why to change DPI? Some apps may not work properly with current DPI on your Android, for example, the image is too large. So, you can change DPI and … [Read more...] about How to change DPI on Android? (3 methods)
Android Factory Reset: what does it delete?
Factory reset is an excellent feature of Android operating system. It allows you to solve many problems with a smartphone or tablet. Android developers added several ways to make factory reset: using settings menu, recovery mode, ADB commands through computer, as well as many different tools from phone manufacturers. OK, we understand that factory reset is a great feature, but what disadvantages does it have? The only and main drawback of factory reset is the removal of personal files. If you are interested in a question - Android factory reset what does it delete? Then we have a short answer … [Read more...] about Android Factory Reset: what does it delete?
Difference between hard reset and soft reset Android
In this article, we will look at the difference between hard reset and soft reset Android, as well as how to make both of them. I think that you have heard about the reset of Android smartphone. However, the reset function is used not only for Android phones. It is also used on Android tablets, Apple products, computers, laptops, gaming consoles, TV set-up boxes, and many other devices. As the name suggests, reset function means reset to factory settings and solution of software problems. However, Android has two reset concepts: soft and hard reset. In this article, we will tell the … [Read more...] about Difference between hard reset and soft reset Android
WHAT IS CUSTOM ROM? ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES
If the manufacturer has stopped to release updates for your smartphone, you can install custom ROM with the latest version Android. We decided to explain what is custom ROM, its advantages and disadvantages. Custom ROM is a modified and customized operating system for your device. There are a lot of Custom ROMs. They may be based on original stock ROM or Android source code, AOSP. Custom ROM hasn’t bloatware (preinstalled applications). Also it offers improvements in performance and autonomy of the device. You can use some extra functions in the settings. By the way, custom ROM means … [Read more...] about WHAT IS CUSTOM ROM? ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES
How to Choose and Buy Best Smartphone in 2017
The smartphone market is rapidly changing. We made an instruction on how to choose and buy best smartphone in early 2017. Great news: Today almost all smartphones are so good that it is difficult to make a truly terrible choice. You plan to use the device for many years, or change it as soon as new model comes out?? Will it be a budget or flagship device? Below are the best smartphones in its price segment for today: High-end devices ($600 or more): Google Pixel and Pixel XL; iPhone 7/7 Plus; Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge; Mid-level (about $400): OnePlus 3/3T; Entry-level (about … [Read more...] about How to Choose and Buy Best Smartphone in 2017
TOP 10 best icons packs for Android
Android is operating system for smartphones with a lot of possibilities for customization. One of the best options is to change icons. There are many icons packs in Google Play Store. We will tell you about TOP 10 icons packs for Android. What is a package of icons? Icons packs are regular applications, which can be downloaded from Google Play Store. Installation is really easy but to apply icons you need to use a supported launcher, such as Nova Launcher or Apex Launcher. 1. Moonshine It is a package of icons with Material Design style. Moonshine is compatible with almost all … [Read more...] about TOP 10 best icons packs for Android
How to increase Internet speed on Android devices
Low-speed Internet connections often annoys users. This applies to all mobile devices, not just those running Android. It is understood that the speed depends on the service provider, selected rate and coating quality parameters of connection. But there is a nuance, which is known to a small circle of developers and the most curious users. The owners of Android devices have the ability to increase Internet speed connection using application Internet Speed Master. Application optimizes data transfer settings, making changes in system files, which allows to increase the speed of 3G, 4G and … [Read more...] about How to increase Internet speed on Android devices