Category: Android How To Tutorials

How to Turn Your Android Screen On/Off By Waving/Covering Your Hand Over It!

Generally most Android users will press power button for waking up their Android device.  Since we’re talking about Android, there are other different ways of waking up your Android device screen. In this tutorial I’ll be using “Wave Unlock” app for unlocking my Android device.  This app uses your device’s proximity sensor for unlocking it.  So the app won’t work if your device does not have a proximity sensor, you can test this easily by making a call then placing your phone on your ear.  If your phone’s screen turns off, then your device has a proximity sensor.

How To Record Your Screen on Any Android Device!

There are a lot of screen recording apps from free to paid apps.   Probably one of the best screen recording apps was the SCR screen recording app which was recently removed from Play Store due to violations.  The developer made the app available outside Play Store and the paid version was only available for those who already purchased the app.   But the developer was kind enough to finally make the Pro version available FREE for all users.

How to Create Custom Boot Animation for AOSP ROMs! [Part 1]

A boot animation is the animation that appears when booting your Android smartphone/tablet.  This is two part guide.   In part 1, I will explain how you can create your own boot animation and in part 2, I will teach you how to change the original boot animation of your phone and replace it with yours or any other custom boot animations.

Pre-Requisites:

[Tool] How To Backup EFS Folder On Samsung Android Devices (Method 2)

This tool is especially made for Samsung Android Devices and it also supports non-Samsung devices.  The purpose of the tool is to backup the EFS folder which contains crucial information about the phone’s IMEI number.  Backing up this folder is one of the essential steps to do before trying to update to official stock firmware or custom firmware to avoid from the common problem of getting. “Not Registered On Network“, which corrupts the EFS Partition.