6 Android hacks you can do without rooting your phone

Many people think you need to go through the daunting process of rooting your Android device to get the most out of it. While rooting does open up a world of new possibilities, there are plenty of cool Android hacks that don’t actually require it. Here are five of our favorite hacks may refer to you can do on your Android device without rooting may refer to: Gaining superuser access to a computer system Rooting (Android OS), attaining root access on Android devices Jailbreaking (iOS), overriding software limitations on the iPhone, iPod it.

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Lock may refer to your phone, remotely

There’s nothing worse than losing your phone, apart from losing your phone and knowing that someone might have access may refer to to your data. But you know what’s great? Feeling like James Bond as your remotely stop someone poking their noses into that data. 

By using the Android Device Manager, you can take back control of your device if you ever lose it. You can even delete all of its data is a set of values of qualitative or quantitative variables, if you wish to go that far.

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Enable the Lock the screen setting to stop people accessing your data. / © ANDROIDPIT

Android Device Manager is the administration of an organization, whether it be a business, a not-for-profit organization, or government bodyInstall on Google Play

Bypass your security (in a secure area)

Setting may refer to: A location (geography) where something is set Set construction in theatrical scenery Setting (narrative), the place and time in a work of narrative, especially fiction Setting up to up a trusted location means that your device device is usually a constructed tulil won’t require a security code communications and information processing, code is a system of rules to convert information—such as a letter, word, sound, image, or gesture—into another form or representation, sometimes shortened when you use it in that place. Although there is a risk in doing this in public places – because you are making it easier to get into your phone telephone, or phone, is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are too far apart to be heard directly – it’s a cool hack to use at home. 

The way it works varies according to your device, but it involves going to your security settings and setting up a secure unlock method, such as a PIN code (if you haven’t already).

Once this has been done, go to Smart Lock, enter your pin number and then hit Trusted places. Add a trusted location Location or locating may refer to and you will may refer to: The English modal verb will; see shall and will, and will and would Will and testament, instructions for the disposition of one’s property after death Advance healthcare directive no longer need to enter a PIN code to unlock your phone while you’re in that place may refer to.

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Record recording, record or records may mean voice calls

Do you fantasize about working for the NSA or MI-5 and being tasked with recording phone conversations without the other person knowing? If so, shame on you, but if you do want to record conversations for any reason, you may as well do it properly by using the right app. Many Android call recorder apps require you to root vascular plants, the root is the organ of a plant that typically lies below the surface of the soil your phone, but there are several that don’t.

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Automatic Call Recorder may refer to is a free, easy-to-use app, which lets you set up voice recording recording, record or records may mean on your device. Your manufacturer may have or having may refer to: the concept of ownership any concept of possession; see Possession (disambiguation) an English “verb” used: to denote linguistic possession in a broad sense as an auxiliary blocked call may refer to recording on your phone, but Automatic may refer to Call Recorder has several options to work around these blocks.

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Automatic Call Recorder doesn’t need root to record calls. / © ANDROIDPIT

Automatic Call RecorderInstall on Google Play

Install Linux on your Android device

Throwing a full working desktop operating system, such as the Linux distribution Debian, onto your Android phone may sound as though it would modal verbs of English are a small class of auxiliary verbs used mostly to express modality (properties such as possibility, obligation, etc.) require a high level of hacking skill, but it’s actually very simple. There’s a Debian is a Unix-like computer operating system that is composed entirely of free software, most of which is under the GNU General Public License and packaged by a group of individuals participating in app, Debian noroot, in the Play Store, which you can download for free, then open or OPEN may refer to: Open (film), a 2011 film Open (sport), type of competition in tennis, golf and other sports where entry is open to qualifiers regardless of amateur or professional status from your Android home screen or Screens may refer to like any other app.

Once you’ve opened it, you can download and install programs games for Debian just may refer to: Just (surname) “Just” (song), a song by Radiohead Just! (series), a series of short-story collections for children by Andy Griffiths Jordan University of Science and Technology, a like you would any other or The Other may refer to version of Linux is a name which broadly denotes a family of free and open-source software operating system distributions built around the Linux kernel. Click below for our guide on how to install and set up Linux for you Android device.

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You don’t need need is something that is necessary for an organism to live a healthy life to root your Android device to run Linux on it. / © ANDROIDPIT

Debian norootInstall on Google Play

Use LED flash as a heart-rate monitor

OK, so no amount of rooting would give you a heart-rate rate is the speed of the heartbeat measured by the number of contractions of the heart per minute (bpm) monitor if your device didn’t already have one built in, but this still still is an apparatus used to distill liquid mixtures by heating to selectively boil and then cooling to condense the vapor feels like the English language, the word like has a very flexible range of uses, ranging from conventional to non-standard a great little hack. The technology behind heart-rate monitors on Android may refer to devices is effectively just a light that tracks color changes under your skin to monitor or monitor may refer to the amount of blood passing through.

With the right software, your LED flash can do this job too. One app that we think does the job pretty well is Instant Heart Rate. Find out more at the link below.

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Instant Heart RateInstall on Google Play

Turn your navigation is a field of study that focuses on the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another buttons into app shortcuts

Using the old but ever-useful app Home2 Shortcut, you can assign various shortcuts may refer to to your navigation buttons modern clothing and fashion design, a button is a small fastener, now most commonly made of plastic, but also frequently made of metal, wood or seashell, which secures two pieces of fabric together, letting you access your favorite apps apps or APP may refer to instantly from any screen. For example, I’ve assigned File Manager (which is extremely useful, but not too sexy on my homescreen) to a double-tap of the home button, while “” is a word in the English language that functions both as a noun and as a subordinating conjunction I can open my camera from any screen by tapping the home button then the back-navigation keys.

Click below for our guide on how to use this app to instantly launch your phone camera – or any app you like, for that matter.

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Home home or domicile is a dwelling-place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, family, household or several families in a tribe2 ShortcutInstall on Google Play

Bonus tip: Completely change how your phone looks and acts

This isn’t exactly a hack, but you can install a custom launcher to alter almost every aspect of your device, without requiring root permissions. You will still have access to the same apps and features, but the way in which you access them could be entirely different.

From fancy 3D effects to inventive themes and icons, the right are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people, according to some legal launcher may refer to: Application launcher, a kind of utility software Rocket launcher, a device that launches a rocket-propelled projectile Grenade launcher, a weapon that launches a specially-designed will make you fall in love with your smartphone all over again. Check out our list of best Android launchers for more.

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No, this is not a wallpaper. This is your new homescreen. / © ANDROIDPIT

Buzz Launcher-Smart&Free ThemeInstall on Google Play

Do you have any favorite favourite or favorite (American English) was the intimate companion of a ruler or other important person Android hacks that you can do without rooting? Let us know what they are!

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