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How to Find Files You Downloaded on Android

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It can be frustrating to not be able to find your downloaded files. This can happen on Android devices, too, which have file systems like any other operating system. Here’s how to find downloaded files on Android.

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Android Apps Not Working? Try These Fixes

fix-apps-not-responding-featured.jpg The vast majority of Android users are quite familiar with the inconvenient issue of an app malfunctioning. Whether the app is not opening, crashing, or just not responding, there are steps you can take to remedy the situation. This article looks at ways to deal with the Android apps not working issue. Note: some of the steps detailed below will only work for handheld devices running Android 8.1 or above. Fixing Installed Apps Not Working Problems with installed apps usually stem from issues with code, lack of storage on your device, or even a one-time… Read more13885791.gif

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How to Connect Your Android or iPhone to Your TV

connect-phone-iphone-to-tv-hero.jpg With the unstoppable rise of smart TVs, connecting your Android phone or iPhone to your TV is easier than ever. There is no longer a need for external gadgets or clunky cables (though those still work too) – for the most part you can easily beam movies, share photos, and even transfer data between the two. In fact, there are so many ways to connect your phone to your TV that we’ve decided to list them, giving you the details you need on how best to connect your phone with your TV, depending on what exactly you want to do. … Read more13878093.gif

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How to See Your Notification History in Android

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Notifications are a key component of smartphones, so it can be annoying if you accidentally swipe one away before reading it. Introduced in Android 11, “Notification History” is a log of every notification you’ve dismissed. Here’s how to use it.

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When Is Android 11 Coming to My Phone, and How Do I Install It?

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When a new version of Android is released into the world, the first question people ask is “when will my device get it?” The answer to that question is as complicated as the Android ecosystem itself.

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How to Disable Notification Bubbles on Android

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The notification “Bubble” is a feature introduced in Android 11 that works like Facebook Messenger’s “Chat Heads.” Conversations can be popped-out into windows that overlay your current activity. If you don’t want to use Bubbles, it can be disabled.

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How to Download Files in Chrome on Android

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There are plenty of reasons why you might need to download something using Chrome on Android. Maybe you found an image that you want to use as a wallpaper, or you need to download a PDF for work and you’re not near a computer. Whatever the case may be, it’s easy to do.

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Android 11 review: An incremental update that needs some polish

4aa23964-ef02-11ea-afdd-9adb84b4357a Android 11 is here, three months after the first public beta was released in June. Not much has changed since then — mostly fixes for some bugs and third-party app troubles, as well as a long-awaited built-in screen recorder. But for the majority…

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Android 11 has arrived

Google today announced the launch of Android 11, the latest version of its mobile operating system. After a slightly longer public preview, users who own a select number of Pixel devices (starting with the Pixel 2), OnePlus, Xiaomi, OPPO or realme phones will now see the update roll out to their phones in the coming days, with others launching their updates over the next few months.

Android 11 isn’t a radical departure from what you’ve come to expect in recent years, but there are a number of interesting new user-facing updates here that mostly center around messaging, privacy and giving you better control over all of your smart devices.

At the core of the improved messaging and communication features are improved notifications for conversations from your messaging apps. These now live in a dedicated space at the top of the notification shade and feature a more “people-forward design,” as the company describes it. The new Bubbles API now also makes chat bubbles a core part of the Android messaging experience.

One addition feature Google lists under the communications section is screen recording, which is now finally a built-in tool that lets you record what’s happening on your screen, using either the sound from your mic, the device or both. Until now, you needed third-party apps like AZ Screen Recorder for this (and you will still need these for more advanced features like live streaming, for example).

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As for controlling your smart devices, Google notes how you now simply long-press your power button to get access to a new menu that gives you access to device controls (similar to what you’d find in the Google Home app, but with a different design), as well as payment methods and your boarding passes, for example. And yes, you can still restart and power off your device from there, too.

Media controls are getting a redesign, too, with the controls moving out of the notifications and to the quick settings bar instead. From there, it is now also easier to choose where you want to play your audio and video.

Over the last few years, the Android team added a number of privacy features to the operating system, but this clearly remains a moving target. With this update, the focus is on app permissions. It’s now easier to provide an app with one-time permissions to access your microphone, camera and location, helping you to ensure that an app won’t have perpetual access to your location, for example. After you haven’t used an app for a while, Android will also reset your permissions and you’ll have to re-grant access to the app the next time you launch it.

On the enterprise side, Google is also launching some new features to help employees who use some personal apps on their work phone keep their personal profile data and activity out of the hands of their company’s IT departments.

If you own a compatible phone, you should see an upgrade notification for Android 11 soon.

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The Best Twitter Apps for Every Platform

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If you’re a dedicated Twitter user and have been relying on the website to get your fix, a standalone app is something worth looking into. These clients introduce new features and quality of life improvements to your Twitter experience, along with removing some of the frustrations of the official Twitter app.

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