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Android 6.0 Marshmallow: 6 Features You Need to Unlock

Posted by gmi_blogger Posted in Miscellaneous,Uncategorized
July 8th, 2016 at 12:19pm


For Android users, upgrading their devices is an inconvenient process involving Google, device makers and mobile operators. Understandably, many choose to stick to the versions operating on their mobiles.

Android N, is set to release in late 2016, but that doesn’t mean that Android 6.0 Marshmallow is on its way out. If you’ve installed Marshmallow on your device, make the most of it with these six useful hidden features.

Activate Search on Every Home Screen

Just say “OK Google”, and you can activate search on any home screen, not just the main one.

Use the Lock Screen Message to Secure Your Phone

Put an emergency number in the lock screen message. This makes it easier for the finder to return your phone if you accidentally lose it.

Do System Level Customizations

Enable the System UI tuner to unlock experimental features. Open the Quick Settings menu and swipe down from the Status Bar. Then press and hold the gear icon for a few seconds and let go.

Voice Search from Lock Screen

To launch voice search, swipe from the microphone icon on the lock screen.

Secret Flappy Bird Game

Go to About phone in setting and keep tapping on the version number till the M icon shows up. Long press the icon to unlock the game.

Better Volume Controls

Press the volume down button to access multiple individual sliders for adjusting volume, including ones for music, notifications and timer.

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