If you purchase a new Android phone, there are some settings and features that we recommend to activate it in the beginning to make the most out of your phone and prolong its shelf life.
Today we will consider some of the settings that help you in maintaining your phone’s battery life, and settings that will help you in case the phone is lost or stolen, and other settings.
The following are 5 settings you should adjust it on the Android phone the new for maximum benefit:
1. the settings to improve battery life:
There are some steps that you can do to prolong the battery life to the maximum since the beginning:
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- Turn off the automatic screen brightness and adjust the slider to less than 50% and, for the record may contain some of the phones on the toggle auto-brightness in the shortcut panel; if not there go to Settings and look for “brightness” to find this setting and turn it off.
- Activate the feature (Battery Adaptive) Adaptive Battery, will this feature in some Android phones under the name of (improved battery) Battery Optimization. A feature focus on knowing how you use your phone, determine which apps you use and the timing you use them, and then allow for applications that you use constantly just work in the background, to minimize the consumption of battery power.
2- (Dark Mode) Dark mode:
Lets you (dark mode) Dark Mode to turn the screen of your phone from glaring white to screen black, and this helps preserve battery life by lighting a smaller number of pixels of the screen, it also works to reduce eye strain.
Based on the Android version which works out your phone and manufacturer does not, you may have to search in settings to find the (dark mode).
- If your phone is running (Android 10) Android 10 you can turn dark mode on the system level easily, by going to Settings and look for Dark Mode, then activate, also you can use it all the time or run it automatically according to a schedule.
- While if your phone is running a Android 9, there are a lot of applications that support Dark Mode and you can do it easily.
3 – customize the Home screen:
If you are using a wide range of applications on your phone, you’ll see me having a lot of icons on your home screen, but fortunately there is a setting that helps you in getting rid of them:
- Long press on a free area of your home screen.
- You will see several options click on options (the main settings).
- Look for the option “Add icon to home screen”, and then stop it by pressing the switch button next to it.
Once you activate this setting won’t show the icons of the apps that you installed on the Home screen. But you can still add shortcuts by dragging an app icon from the app drawer.
4 – activate Do Not Disturb mode:
Think (put Do Not Disturb) Do Not Disturb mode from the professional situation that will help you in getting rid of the calls alerts and notifications that are bothering you during work or sleep. This mode is recommended in some of the Android phones under the name of the Downtime or quiet time. In order to activate it you can follow the following steps:
- Go to Settings on your phone.
- Press the options (sounds and notifications) Sounds and notifications, then look for the Do Not Disturb mode, and then activate it. You can set it for several hours according to what suits you.
5 – activate the feature Find My Device:
There is nothing worse than your phone is lost or stolen; so it must activate the settings that help you find it if lost or stolen.
Once you log into your phone using the account Google your do service (phone tracking) Find My Device by default, a service offered by Android phones, and allows you to track the location of your phone in case of loss of, or lock it remotely, or wipe data remotely also. In order to avoid the occurrence of any error can you make sure you do it by following these steps:
- Go to (Settings) Settings.
- Click on the Department (Security) Security.
- Click on the option (Find My Device) Find My Device, and make sure it is enabled, if not press the button switch next to it to activate it.
Immediately losing your phone; and open service track phone, through this link https://myaccount.google.com/find-your-phone. Make sure you log into the Google account associated with the phone missing. You’ll see a map showing the whereabouts of all devices associated with this account.