Tips and Tricks: Android Shortcuts

No matter how good you are at using your Android phone, there are some Android Shortcuts you do not know.

And there are always things you can learn to increase your efficiency.

Android phones are pretty intuitive to use, but there are some interesting things you can do to make your phone work super well for you.

Whenever you get a new phone, it is hugely beneficial to learn as much as you can about how it works and how to customize its performance to best suit your needs.

Android Shortcuts Quick Settings:

It depends on what kind of Android phone you have.

With most of them, you can swipe down from the top of your screen using two fingers and there you will find the Quick Settings section.

The Quick Settings section contains one-tap toggles to a few of the functions that are most commonly used.

This section may have toggles for things like the flashlight or Bluetooth function.

Silencing Your Phone Fast:

There are times when the last thing you need is a ringing phone.

When you forget to turn your phone’s ringer off,

and you are in a place where answering your phone would be inappropriate or inconvenient,

there are ways to stop your phone from ringing in a second or less, without messing around with menus or settings.

If you are in a situation where you need your phone to shut up immediately,

some Android phones can be silenced by simply turning them face-down on a flat surface. 

You may have to check your settings for Easy Mute, or maybe Flip to Shhh.

Some phones can be silenced by pressing the power button and the up-volume button at the same time. 

There are a couple of models of Android phones that have a slider button on the side that allows you to

reduce the volume to nothing.

Check your phone’s manual to find out how to silence your phone as fast as possible ,

it may come in handy more often than you think.