Surely many Android users do not know that they can check their notification history, have a guest mode, among other options that facilitate privacy and generate more productivity with the cell phone. For this reason, Infobae brings the 7 functions that everyone should know, although they are not necessarily available for all devices, since manufacturers choose what to adapt from the Android system to their phones.
It is normal that when leaving the house the WiFi function is deactivated to save some battery. But surely it has happened to many that they return home and after a few hours they realize that they are browsing with mobile data. On Android there is a workaround where WiFi automatically turns on when in range of a network. To use this feature, go to Network and Internet>Internet and Network Preferences>Turn on Wi-Fi automatically.
Social networks have adapted very well to this accessibility option and Android They decided to do it in a general way, so that all the videos that the user sees have subtitles, which are generated by Google’s intelligence and will appear automatically every time a voice is detected, such as a call, video call or application video. It can be activated by going to Sound and vibration and then Live Caption.
Much is said about the permissions given to applications on the phone, because this is a security and privacy problem in which many platforms request access to mobile functions that are outside of what they should do, such as data contact or camera. To customize these settings you must go to Applications> See all Applications> Permissions, there you will see the accesses that each app has and modify them.
It is normal that for the sake of a particular situation a notification is deleted, but Android has the solution for users by creating a history that can be reviewed and retrieve that information. Postponed notifications and also those that have been discarded will appear in this section. To activate the function, you must go to Notifications and then History, where the list will appear.
This function is an emergency letter that the user can have in case of an accident or being ill and must go to the doctor. In a situation where blood type, medications, allergies and other pertinent information cannot be informed to the attendant, you can communicate by displaying these data from the lock screen. Something that can be configured by going to the phone settings, then Medical and emergency information to organize the different data.
For privacy issues, the cell phone must be locked when it is not being used. But if we are at home or in a trusted place, it can be annoying having to enter the password, fingerprint or pattern while alone or with our family. But the cell phone has a solution so that being in that location there is no need for that process and it is directly available. To use it, go to Security, then Advanced Settings, then SmartLock and finally Trusted Places, there you add a location and that’s it.
This function is very similar to the creation of profiles, because it allows other people to use the phone without the option of accessing social networks, banking applications or data of the owner of the cell phone. To activate it, you just have to go to System> Multiple users> Allow multiple users.