Android 5.0 Lollipop: How to setup proxy server ?

If you ever wondered if it is possible to connect your Android device under a web proxy, yes you can. You can configure each Wi-Fi network you’ve added to connect via proxy by following the steps below: On your Android device, find and tap the Settings app. Tap Wi-Fi. Long tap the Wi-Fi network youContinue Reading

Android 5.0 Lollipop: How to stop Android from adding icons to Home screen when installing apps

When you download an app on Google Play, the system will automatically create the app icon on the Home screen and All Apps screen. If you don’t want Android to mess with your Home screens, you can stop this feature by following the steps below: On your Android device, find and tap the Play StoreContinue Reading

Android 5.0 Lollipop: How to activate and use call waiting ?

If you wish to get notified of an incoming call when you’re busy on another call, turn on the call waiting feature. To turn on call waiting, follow these steps: On your Android device, find and open the Phone app. Tap the Menu button  > Settings > Call settings > Additional settings Check the boxContinue Reading

Android 5.0 Lollipop: How to customize the default contact list ?

By default, contacts from multiple accounts that you’ve signed in on your phone will appear in your contact list. However, you can shorten the list to show contacts only from the accounts you want. To filter your contact list, follow these steps: On your Android device, find and open the Contacts app. Tap the MenuContinue Reading

Android 5.0 Lollipop: How to respond to incoming calls with pre-typed messages ?

If you’re not free to pick up a call, you can respond it with a pre-typed message. Here’s how: When there’s an incoming call, you can tap  and drag it up to . Next, you can tap a pre-typed text or select Write your own… to quickly type a custom message to respond to theContinue Reading

How to turn on Galaxy S5 without touching the phone ?

With the Air wake up feature, you can turn on the Galaxy S5 by just waving your palm over the screen. To enable the Air wake up feature, follow these steps: On your Galaxy S5, find and open the Settings app. Tap Accessibility > Dexterity and interaction > Air wake up Slide the Air wakeContinue Reading

An alternate way to manage app permissions on Xiaomi phone (MIUI V5)

If, for some reason, you can’t find the Security app to access the Manage App Permissions option, you can try the following steps to change the permissions for an app: Open the Settings app. Tap General settings > Apps > All tab. Find and tap the app you want to edit its permissions. Scroll toContinue Reading

Android 5.0 Lollipop: How to send music files via Bluetooth ?

Want to share your music files with your friends using Bluetooth ?  Unfortunately, the pre-installed  Google Play Music app doesn’t have a “share” function. You can, however use a 3rd party app to make music file sharing works. To send a music file via Bluetooth, follow these steps: On your Android device, download the ESContinue Reading


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