Google launches tips for Android users


Google launches tips for Android users

Android is a big beast, with the operating system controlling every way you interact with your smartphone. And while those who have been using it for years might have kept up to date with the many changes and features, for newcomers it could be a bit bewildering.

So whether you're coming from another platform or getting your first smartphone, Google has a site to help. Over on (which talks about the platform and available handsets) you'll now also find an area dedicated to Tips.

This site is chock full of helpful information which includes basic set up advice and also more advanced knowledge for those who want to get more out of their Android device.

Headings include Security, Camera, Battery, Customization, Privacy and a dedicated area with recommended apps from Google. There are ways to make the phone easier to read for the visually impaired, tips on finding your flashlight easier and plenty of incentive to download and use the really very excellent and free Google Photos app.

As with all things Android, it's useful material which isn't so much about selling a particular handset or even the platform, just giving you the information you need. You won't, for example, find any claims that Android is 'magical' like you might with another provider...

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