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How To Change Mac Address On Android

Every device Win, iOS or Android  has a  unique hardware address to identify it uniquely from other devices in a network.  It’s called MAC address of device.  In Android smart phones, MAC address is used by various Android apps to restrict the dual account of an app or registering mobile devices uniquely in access log. Sometimes our MAC address is restricted by a network administrator to access it’s network services. But, we can bypass it if and only if we have a new MAC address. In this article we are going to explain about “How to change MAC address on Android“. First we need to find our MAC address, it’s easy: How To Change MAC Address On Android Device. Here is the complete step by step guide to change MAC address in Android device : Requirements: 1. Rooted Android device. 2. Busy Box App. 3. WiFi Mac changer App. How To ...

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How to check saved Wifi passwords on your Android

Now many people love working from cafes, especially the ones with free Wi-Fi. Nothing better than working with a bit of white noise around and writing with a hot cup of coffee by my side. That’s the reason I have saved Wi-Fi passwords of many cafes in my locality. However, sometimes you don’t go to these places alone and are accompanied by your friends who might as well need the Wi-Fi access. Retrieving Wi-Fi Passwords on Android As we will have to open a system file on Android, we cannot use the traditional file explorer that comes pre-installed on the device. We will use ES File Explorer for the task. We have already seen a guide on how we can use ES File Explorer to view and edit system files on Android. Please have a look at the it if you are unaware of the process. Now move up a folder (to the root folder) in ...

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How to add more ringtones to your Android phone

If you want to change default android ringtones you need to do several thing’s we wrote below in this easy article. Having your own custom ringtone is the way to express your personality. Give the right permissions You’re going to need to dig into the permissions. Get there by going to Settings > App Permissions > Storage. Then toggle on the setting for contacts.   Toggle on the permission in Contacts. This will allow you to pick a ringtone from outside the default list because you’ll be able to access your internal storage. One option is to save audio files to your phone, which you can do with a third-party app or by inserting a file to Drive and then saving it to your hardware storage. Editing the ringtone Now, head to Contacts. Touch the person who you want to edit, and then select the overflow menu (three vertical buttons) ...

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How to Open or Create .Zip Files on Android device

We take our smartphones everywhere we go. With all the things smartphones and tablets can do nowadays and their larger capacities, we tend to put all kinds of files onto them.  And sometimes .zip archives comes to our phones, so how to create and how to extract .zip files on your android device. Open ZIP files with these Android apps As mentioned above, two apps would help you unzip file archives on your Android Phone – ES File Explorer and RAR. Both the apps are free to download, but there could be in-app purchases. We reviewed both apps and have mentioned the advantages and disadvantages of each app below. You can head to the Play Store on your phone and install any one of the two as per your requirements. ES File Explorer ES File Explorer is one of the most downloaded file manager apps on the Play Store. It ...

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All Google Now voice commands

You pick up your phone and say “OK Google”… and then what? Your phone is listening. The microphone icon is pulsing. What do you say to your phone? What can you say to it? Google Now’s voice function has become surprisingly robust over the years. Here’s a list of just about everything you can say to Google Now. Try experimenting with different phrasing, you’ll be surprised how much it understands. The part of the phrase in [brackets] can be replaced with any similar term you choose. If Google Now doesn’t get your spoken commands right, you can correct it by saying “No, I said…” and trying the phrase again. General information How old is [Neil deGrasse Tyson]? Where was [Louis C.K.] born? Define [colloquial] (Or “What does [colloquial] mean?”) What time is it in [Tokyo]? Search for [photography tips] Show me pictures of [the Leaning Tower of Pisa] Do I need ...

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How to Turn Off Safe Mode on Android

Safe mode is the best tool Android developers made, Safe mode can help you to track down the causes of problems you may have with your android device. When you boot your phone into Safe mode, it doesn’t run any third-party apps installed on your device. If your smartphone has been overheating, suffering battery drain, or otherwise not performing properly — yet it doesn’t exhibit these issues while in Safe mode — then you know that an app you’ve installed is the culprit. And while the process for booting your phone in Safe mode varies between different Android devices, getting out of Safe mode is always the same.  Here’s how to do it correctly. Enter Safe Mode on Android Method 1: Press and hold your phone’s power button for a few seconds until Android prompts you to turn off your phone—just as you would normally do to power it down. Next, tap ...

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How to check Check if your phone support NFC

NFC, or Near Field Communication, is a wireless radio communication technology, that allows users to use NFC tags that trigger a function on their smartphones when it is brought close enough (around 4 inches) to the tag. This technology is also used in Google’s Daydream platform to pair the controller with the phone, and automatically launch the Daydream app when you place your compatible phone inside the Daydream View headset. However, not all Android smartphones come with NFC capabilities. So, if the question in your mind is “does my phone support NFC”, here is how you can check: Check NFC Support with Third Party App Do I Have NFC (Free) is an app on the Play Store that does only one thing. As soon as you launch the app, it checks your phone for NFC capabilities and tells you whether or not your phone has NFC.   Checking NFC Support Natively If you don’t want to install an ...

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How to Flash your phone

A lot easier  tutorial how to flash your phone.  This tutorial work for all android phones, if you have questions please ask in comment’s section below the article. REMEMBER: PLEASE USE FIRMWARE INTENDED FOR YOUR PHONE,  USING FIRMWARE NOT INDICATED FOR YOUR PHONE COULD CAUSE SERIOUS DAMAGE OR MAY POSSIBLY BRICK YOUR PHONE. NOTE: Do at your own risk, and remember the needed precautions when doing this procedure, and also more importantly “DO AT YOUR OWN RISK” There are actually 2 steps in flashing your phone into a newer firmware. 1. Card Flash 2. Cable Flash CARD FLASH: Which means using your SD Card to install the firmware, much easier and least risky, however, you need to have the recovery installed. WHAT YOU NEED: Micro SD Card, preferably at least 4 GB Battery, fully charge or not below 70% STEP BY STEP PROCESS: Your ROM (in zip format) send it ...

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How To Send a GIF in WhatsApp on Android

Messaging becomes a lot more fun and intresting when an Animated GIF’s is used in your messages. Sharing with friends funny GIF’s or comical part of a video as GIF will definitely enrich the communication. So why not use it on most used messaging app WhatsApp. So today we will show how to send gif images via WhatsApp. How To Send animated GIF’s in WhatsApp on Android You can get all latest developed features like WhatsApp video call and GIF with the latest WhatsApp app which is in only still beta version. Launch the Google Play Store, and search for ‘WhatsApp‘. Scroll down, and tap on ‘I’m In‘ to enroll in the beta program to be able to download the latest testing build. Download latest version from google play. Launch WhatsApp, and open up a chat. Tap on the ‘Attach‘ button, and select ‘Gallery‘. Now, select a normal video file that you ...

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5 Immediate Android Security Threats for 2016 and How to Handle Them

It’s no secret that Google’s Android carries a majority of the world’s market share. That makes it a primary target for hackers and cybercriminals seeking to defraud users out of their money and personal information. The questions you should be asking are simple enough: how are they doing it and what can I do about it? The answers seem to vary each year, but the message is still the same. Hackers are getting smarter, so you need to as well. If you’re looking for ways to stay safe online for the rest of the year, look no further. Public WiFi          Of all the areas hackers like to operate from, none beat locations that offer free public WiFi. In fact, any WiFi network that isn’t protected by a password is a security risk. While you might be able to fix your home network, you lack control over public networks. What ...

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