Android

How to instructions for most Android tablets including Acer and LeapFrog to solve common problems such as WiFi, parental controls, notification, and more.

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Android Accessibility Overview
A general overview of Accessibility options for Android devices and instructions on how to enable them.
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Fix Call or Audio Quality Android Phone or Tablet
Troubleshoot audio issues that can happen on your Android smartphone while playing back audio or while you are on a phone call.
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How to Add a Bookmark to an Android Phone or Tablet
Learn how to create bookmarks for your favorite websites on your Android phone or tablet for quick access in the future.
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How to Add Contacts on an Android Phone or Tablet
Learn how to add contacts to your Android phone or tablet with the Contacts app, using the dialpad or from your call history and messages.
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How to Backup an Android Phone or Tablet
Backing up your Android device's contacts, apps, and settings to Google Drive gives you a safety net in case something happens to your phone or tablet.
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How to Backup Photos Videos on Android Phone Tablet
Learn how to back up your Android device's photos and videos using the Google Photos app to keep them safe should anything happen to your device.
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How to Cast Content from an Android Phone or Tablet
Learn how to cast content from an Android smartphone or tablet to a display with Chromecast Built-in or connected to a Chromecast media player.
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How to Cast Hulu from an Android Phone or Tablet
Learn how to cast Hulu content from an Android smartphone or tablet to a display with Chromecast Built-in or connected to a Chromecast media player.
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How to Cast Netflix from an Android Phone or Tablet
Learn how to cast Netflix content from an Android smartphone or tablet to a display with Chromecast Built-in or connected to a Chromecast media player.
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How to Cast Pandora from an Android Phone or Tablet
Learn how to cast Pandora content from an Android smartphone or tablet to a display with Chromecast Built-in or connected to a Chromecast media player.
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How to Cast YouTube from an Android Phone or Tablet
Learn how to cast YouTube content from an Android smartphone or tablet to a display with Chromecast Built-in or connected to a Chromecast media player.
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How to Change Ringtone on Android Phone Tablet
You can customize ringtones on your Android phone and associate specific ringtones with your contacts.
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How to Clear Notifications on Android Phone Tablet
Clear the notification slides off the screen of your Android phone or tablet. You can clear them individually or all at once.
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How to Connect an Android Phone or Tablet to WiFi
Learn how to connect your Android Phone or Tablet to WiFi and what you can do if you've lost the WiFi credentials or are having connection issues.
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How to Delete Text Messages Android Phone or Tablet
Learn how you can de-clutter your Android phone or tablet by deleting old or unwanted text messages.
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How to Download Online Video and Pictures on Android
Find a funny cat pic you wish to save for later? You can download video, songs, images and more from the world wide web to your Android.
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How to Factory Reset an Android Phone or Tablet
Restore your Android Phone or Tablet to a factory-fresh state for troubleshooting purposes, to prepare to give it away, or other reasons.
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How to Fix "No SIM Card Installed" on Android Phone
Fix the "No SIM Card Installed" error message you may get on your Android phone by changing the cellular settings or reseating the SIM card.
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How to Fix App Issues on an Android Phone or Tablet
Apps that are pre-loaded or installed on your Android Phone or Tablet may not work or have issues. Here's what to do.
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How to Fix Apps on an Android Phone or Tablet
Your Android Phone or Tablet let's you download and install games and apps. When those apps don't work properly you may need to reinstall them.
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How to Fix Boot Issues on Android Phone or Tablet
Learn how to troubleshoot issues that have caused your Android Phone or Tablet to not fully load or simply have no display.
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How to Fix Can't Unlock Android Phone or Tablet
Steps to get your Android phone or tablet unlocked whether you lock it with a PIN, fingerprint or face recognition.
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How to Fix Freezing on an Android Phone or Tablet
Learn the common causes and how to fix the reasons your Android phone or tablet may freeze or crash.
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How to Fix Google Account Sign-In Android Phone
Use this guide to fix forgotten passwords and other account issues so you can log back into your Google Account on your Android Phone or Tablet.
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How to Fix Issues with Netflix On an Android Phone
Learn how to resolve common issues with Netflix on your Android Phone so you can get back to streaming.
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How to Fix Not Charging on Android Phone or Tablet
How to check settings and perform basic maintanance on your Android phone or tablet to resolve overheating problems.
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How to Fix Overheating Android Phone or Tablet
Use this guide to learn best practices and configure your Android Phone or Tablet to reduce heat or identify a potential hardware issue.
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How to Fix Poor Battery Life on Android Phone Tablet
Learn how to improve the battery life of your Android phone or tablet with these simple checks your can try yourself.
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How to Fix Sound Issues for Tablets
If you get no sound or the sound you get is too low or too high on your tablet, this guide may help you fix that issue.
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How to Fix Sync Issues for an Android Phone
A guide to help fix sync issues with various cloud accounts like Google, Facebook, email, and many others on your Android smartphone.
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How to Free Up Storage Space on Android Phone Tablet
Learn how to manage the data storage on your Android phone or tablet by removing unneeded apps or adding cloud storage for extended capacity.
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How to Install Cortana App on Android Phone Tablet
Cortana is your digital assistant capable of keeping your schedule, sending emails, and more. Get help installing Microsoft Cortana App on your Android device.
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How to Install the Spotify App
Install Spotify onto a multitude of different devices such as iPhones, Android tablets, Samsung Smart TVs, and more so you can enjoy your music anywhere.
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How to Keep an Android Phone or Tablet Secure
Learn how enabling a screen lock, setting up fingerprints, disabling unknown sources and exercising caution can keep your Android Phone secure.
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How to Message On an Android Phone or Tablet
Compose a text message, add photos or videos to a text message, and then send it from your Android Phone or Tablet.
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How to Pair Bluetooth Device on Android Phone Tablet
Learn how to pair your Android Phone with Bluetooth-enabled devices such as computers, headsets or keyboards.
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How to Prevent Malware on an Android Phone or Tablet
Malware can be easily downloaded on Android devices but a few simple tips can lock down your device and keep it secure.
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How to Save Contacts from an Android Phone or Tablet
Learn how to export your contacts saved on your Android smartphone or tablet and create an offline backup.
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How to Set Up an Android Tablet
This guide will take you through unboxing and first time setup of your Android Tablet, along with first time setup of the software.
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How to Set Up Parental Controls Android Phone Tablet
Parental controls allow parents to set limits on their child's use of a device. Learn how to manage parental controls for your Android Phone and Tablet.
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How to Share an Android Screen to a Monitor or TV
Learn how mirror the screen of an Android smartphone or tablet to a a different display such as a monitor, TV or media player.
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How to Take a Screenshot Android Phone or Tablet
Learn how to capture an image of what's on your Android smartphone or tablet using the built-in screenshot function.
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How to Text Message on an Android Phone or Tablet
Covers a variety of methods to send text and picture messages with your Android phone using the built-in Messages app.
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How to Transfer Photos from an Android to a Mac
Learn how to transfer photos from your Android tablet or smartphone to your Mac computer using the Image Capture application.
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How to Transfer Photos from an Android to a MacBook
Learn how to transfer photos from your Android tablet or smartphone to your MacBook computer using the Image Capture program.
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How to Transfer Photos from an Android to Windows
Learn how to transfer photos from your Android tablet or smartphone to your Windows computer using the Import Pictures Wizard.
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How to Transfer Videos from an Android to a Mac
Learn how to transfer videos from your Android smartphone or tablet to your Apple Mac computer using the Image Capture program.
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How to Transfer Videos from an Android to Windows
Learn how to transfer videos from your Android tablet or smartphone to your Windows computer using the Import Pictures Wizard.
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How To Transfer Videos from Android to Mac
Learn how to transfer videos from your Android Smartphone or table to your Apple Mac computer using the Image Capture program.
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How to Uninstall Facebook for Android
Uninstall Facebook as part of a troubleshooting step, to improve battery life, or other reasons, on your Android phone or tablet.
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How to Update an Android Phone or Tablet
Learn how to update your Android Phone or Tablet to benefit from new features or improvements and bug fixes to existing features.
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How to Update Apps on an Android Phone or Tablet
Learn how to update the apps on your Android smartphone or tablet to benefit from new features, improvements and bug fixes.
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How to Use Messaging Apps You Don't Have on Android
Learn how to get notifications from apps you don't have installed on your Android smartphone or tablet.
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How to Use the Camera on an Android Tablet
Learn to use the camera on your Android Tablet to capture still images and videos, as well as access many of the functions such as flash and timer.
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