Tutorials on the basics of Android, and Tips and Tricks to get the most out of your Android device.


Hard Reset Xiaomi Mi A3 to Factory Settings (2 Methods)

If you’re facing performance issues, unusual lags, abnormal apps behaviour like hanging or freezing, then performing a hard reset (also known as “formatting” or a “factory reset“) on your Xiaomi Mi A3 can help fix such software issues. A hard reset can also come in handy if you’re planning to sell your phone, to ensure […]

How to Enable RCS on Any Android Device using Android Messages (Any Carrier)

Recently, some folks over at the Universal Profile subreddit have figured out a method that shows how to forcibly enable RCS in the Android Messages app, on any Android device and carrier. For those who don’t know, “RCS” is an abbreviation of “Rich Communication Services“. Similar to some popular instant messaging apps like WhatsApp and […]

Boot Xiaomi Mi A3 into Fastboot and Recovery Mode (Guide)

If you own a Xiaomi Mi A3 and are into the Android customization/development scene, then you might often need to enter Fastboot Mode or Recovery Mode at some point. Even if you’re an average user, knowning about the procedure could come in handy if you want to restore the stock firmware or perform a factory […]

How to Force-Enable Gmail Dark Theme on Android [Updated]

Google has started rolling out native Dark Mode feature for its Gmail for Android app. However, the feature is currently being gradually enabled from server-side. Which means, manually updating the app to its latest version or trying other tricks like clearing the app’s data wouldn’t work. But if your Android device is rooted, you can […]

Boot OnePlus 7/OnePlus 7 Pro into Bootloader and Recovery Mode [Guide]

In this guide, we will show you how to Boot OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro into Bootloader Mode and Recovery Mode. Methods including the hardware key combinations or ADB commands are available to boot your device into the above-mentioned modes. This guide covers each of them in depth. Devices launched by OnePlus have always […]

[How-To] Boot Samsung Galaxy S10 into Download Mode and Recovery Mode

Rooting, installing stock firmware using Odin, performing a factory reset, or manually sideloading OTA updates, all of these procedures will require you to boot your Galaxy S10 into Download Mode or Recovery Mode at some point. In this guide today, we will show you how to boot Samsung Galaxy S10 into Download Mode and Recovery […]

[How To] Uninstall Bloatware from Samsung Galaxy S10 without Root

Getting rid of the preinstalled system apps from your Android device often requires root, but not anymore. In this guide today, we will show you how to easily uninstall preinstalled system apps/bloatware from your Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10e without root. Samsung released its flagship lineup for 2019 back in February as the […]