For Android Marshmallow and later, you may have noticed a “Screen Overlay Detected Error” when installing a new application. Here’s the fix.
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Those with iOS devices will appreciate a more responsive home screen, especially if it’s a busy one. This tutorial will help to make your iOS home screen faster.
To quickly access your favorite site, you can now easily save bookmarks to your home screen in Android for quick access. Here’s how you can do so.
The Safari for iOS comes with a nice little option that let you add an icon, as a bookmark for a website on the home screen. Here’s how you can do so.
The problem is with most Android widgets – they are either too small or take up a ton of space on the home screen. What we are going to talk about today is a solution to gain access to more applications using less widgets. This way you’ll have more space on your home screen to do whatever you like.
Swapping out the home launcher is a great way to customize and change the look of your Android devices. The beauty of the process is that there’s no root access required. If you are not sure which one to go for, here are a few home launchers that we recommend.
The Android OS is the most customizable mobile OS, even without any rooting or hacking. In this article, we will show you how to create a minimalist look on your Android.
Android devices have a lot of different home screens. The problem is, when you choose an image as the background wallpaper, it spans across all 3 – 7 screens. Sometimes that’s okay. Most of the time, the part of the image you want to see is right on the crack between the screens. Here is how you can set a different wallpaper for each home screen.
If you are one of the lucky few who are already using Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on your handset, then I am sure you will agree that the ICS stock launcher is a much improved version than its previous iteration. However, as good as it gets, it is still lacking in user customization and […]
The home screen of any iPhone user is more important than what some may think. A properly arranged home screen looks more pleasing to the eyes and helps to improve your productivity. Some people just love the random way that iPhone places the apps, while others will put in plenty of effort to get their […]
I have been using a new home screen replacement on my Android phone, I used ADW for a long time because of its simple layout. I recently found Nemus Launcher. It keeps a lot of the simplicity of ADW but adds some neat features.
One of the most under utilized parts of an Android phone is the notification bar. While it is useful for alerting you of emails, calendar appointments and SMS messages. The Android navigation bar can do so much more. Previously on Make Tech Easier, we showed you how to put a reminder note in your Android […]
My favorite home replacement app for Android used to be LauncherPro, mainly because it is fast and highly customizable. Even after trying out many other home replacement apps in the market (such as ADW Launcher, Zeamly, etc), I always find myself going back to LauncherPro, that is until I have found Go Launcher Ex. Go […]
We have written plenty of articles on the Android OS, mostly on the apps review and various tips/tricks. One assumption that we make is that our readers are all Android proficient, or at least know how to use their Android handset. Apparently, this is not the case. Some users who have switched from the normal […]
There is no lack of home screen replacement apps for Android. From Home++ for the older days, the revolutionary Slidescreen to the widely popular ADW and LauncherPro, there will sure be one that suits your needs. NetFront Life Screen is yet another home screen replacement app, and yes, it is beautiful and elegant. NetFront Life […]
Android users will know that you can easily place an application shortcut or a widget on the home screen by simply pressing anywhere (and hold for 1 second) on the screen. But what if you want to place a shortcut to a feature within an app, like the “Adding new task” section in Astrid, a […]
Android owners know after about 2 minutes of going through the Android Market how much you can do to personalize your device. Usually people go for the fun apps like live wallpapers, themes and games. One overlooked type of application is a new home screen app. Sure you may have a nice UI for your […]
The default Android home screen is rather functional. You can fully customize it by placing various kind of widgets, shortcuts on the desktop, change the wallpapers and you can swipe to switch screen. Now, if you are looking for a more functional home screen, one that can allow a busy person like you to better […]