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Battery Life Tips for Android devices

1. Go to Settings> Location>Tap on mode and select Battery saving mode.

2. If your phone has an AMOLED screen like the most samsung devices, use a dark colored background, because AMOLED screens only illuminate the colored pixels. Black pixels are unlit, so the more black pixels you have, or the more darker pixels, the less battery you need to light them up. Using darker app backgrounds/themes and darker launcher themes will further maximize the battery life of your device.

3. Don't use auto-brightness. Auto-brightness is usually way brighter than you really need so it's much better to manually set a brightness level that is low and still comfortable, and then just bump it up when necessary. This is one of the main ways to improve your battery life as the screen is one of the biggest battery drainers.

4. Turn off haptic feedback (vibration) in keyboard and button press, it's another battery drainer.

5. If your phone has NFC then go to Settings > More.
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10 Tips and Tricks for your Android Device

1. Download maps for offline use

Open Google maps application and choose your desired map area for offline use by zooming in or out. 
Then tap on the search bar on the top. You'll see an option "Make this map area available offline". Tap it and the selected area will be download for offline use. 
There's a maximum size for the area you can download; if surpassed, you’ll be asked to zoom in to a smaller area.

2. USB Connection Problem

Go to Settings > Storage > Tap on the 3-dot menu on the top right corner > USB computer connection > select Media device (MTP)

For MAC users

Download "Android File Transfer". Instructions are given in the download link below

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3. Take pictures while recording video

While recording video in the nexus devices or the newer Samsung and HTC devices, tapping the screen will take pictures while still recording video. 

4. Access developer options

      Go to Settings > About phone.       …

Custom Roms for Galaxy Nexus