10 Android Secret Tricks You Don't Know Yet

The more sophisticated the smartphone, the more things this one can do. Especially for you Android users, various default features to be offered from thousands of applications certainly bring a lot of uses for smartphones.

However, have you explored various secret tricks that Android smartphones can do? Some tricks that are rarely known to people actually have benefits that are not less important than other common features. For that, SIDHU will share ten secret Android tricks that you rarely know, but are very useful!

Here are 10 Android Secret Tricks You Don't Know

1. Change the Use of the Home Button

We know that all this time, the home button in the middle of the bottom of the smartphone has a function to return us to the home screen when pressed once. When pressed for a long time, this button will automatically take us to Google Assistant.
10 Android Secret Tricks, change the home button
Home Button

However, these uses can, in fact, be changed. By installing the HomeBot application which can be obtained for free on the Play Store, you can change the function of your smartphone's Home button with six available options such as launching various applications or opening websites.

2. Watch YouTube Videos in Background or Minimize

Until now YouTube's most popular video application has not allowed its users to watch videos in the background or in other words minimize videos while doing other activities or multitasking.
10 Android Secret Tricks 2, Watch Youtube videos in background
Auto beat player
You can actually do it with the Auto beat Player application. This application allows YouTube videos to be played even though it is minimized. In addition, there are also features to modify the size of the video and place it on any part of the screen to be able to do multitasking.

3. Control Android with Other Smartphones Without the Internet

You apparently can control your Android smartphone using another smartphone or even a normal cellphone. Amazingly, you can do it without the need to connect to the internet.
10 Android Secret Tricks 3, 10 Android Secret Tricks
Using an application called Memote, it is possible for you to control your smartphone using another mobile phone whose number has been verified in the application. The way to control it is quite simple, namely using SMS whose various message contents are pre-arranged in the application.

4. Receive Notifications via PC

The majority of time is spent in front of a computer so rarely check on smartphones? Relax, you can move all notifications that go to your PC. So you don't need to be afraid anymore to miss important information sent by your relatives.
10 Android Secret Tricks 4, Receive notification via pc
push bullet
The trick is to use the Pushbullet application. This application allows you to transfer all notifications that go into the smartphone to the PC that you are using. But make no mistake, you must install this application on a PC, not on a smartphone.

5. Change the Animation Rate

To do this trick, you must be a developer for your Android smartphone. You do this by going to Settings> About Phone> ** Build Number **> press repeatedly seven times and you will get Developer options enabled status.
10 Android Secret Tricks 5, change the animation rates
change animation rates
After that, you can immediately make adjustments to adjust the level of animation speed you want in the "Transition animation scale" option. You can choose whether you want to make it softer or sharper according to taste.

6. Use Smart Lock

Still, lock your smartphone with a regular PIN or password? You need to try using a smart lock. You can choose an easier smartphone locking mode without having to type or enter a password.
10 Android Secret Tricks 6, Use smart lock in android
Smart Lock
You do this by entering the Settings menu> Security> Smart Lock. You can then choose five smart lock variants such as facial or voice recognition, all of which are equally easy and seem more sophisticated and futuristic.

7. Control PC with Android

Tired of lingering in front of a PC but still need to use it? You can use your Android smartphone as a remote to control your PC.
10 Android Secret Tricks 7, Control PC with Android
Unified Remote
You do this by using an application called Unified Remote. The application has many functions including a mouse on a PC, typing messages on a PC, opening files, turning on and off the PC.

8. Protect Eyes When Reading at Night

Reading via smartphone at night can sometimes be unfavorable. Especially if the light level is too bright, the eyes will feel tired more quickly. You can protect your eyes from these threats in a way that is fairly easy.
10 Android Secret Tricks 8, Eye protection in Android
Twilight application 
By using the Twilight application, you can activate a dim light mode that makes your eyes more comfortable when reading on Android at night. Not only that, you can adjust the time for the mode to automatically activate and can also adjust the level of light dimming as comfortable as your eyes need.

9. Multitasking Specialist Browser

Are you a mobile person and like multitasking? Then you need a browser that can accommodate your needs. A browser that allows us to stay multitasking and stay focused on important web pages that you want to visit.
10 Android Secret Tricks 9, Multitasking specialist Browser
You need a browser called Flynx. This browser greatly facilitates multitasking activities. In addition, this browser can trim content that is not important and not related to what you are looking for so that it will not waste time.

10. Access PC Hard Drive via Android

Need important files that only exist on your PC? Even though at that time you were outside and there was no one else in your house. Just relax, because you can still access the data on your PC's hard drive with an Android smartphone.
10 Android Secret Tricks 10, Excess PC Drive by Mobile
PC File  Explorer by Mobile
You do this by using the WiFi PC File Explorer application. This application will connect your PC with your Android so that anytime you need data on your PC, you can retrieve it via an Android smartphone.

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  1. Some of these locks are easy to use and operate which are highly essential in homes where there are children. door lock


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