Android 5.0 Lollipop Tips and Tricks – Performance Improver
Finally Android 5.0 Lollipop has reached Android devices. Check out the list below with some practical and efficient tip-offs that will help you get the best out of your Android 5.0 Lollipop and avoid other glitches and failures.
Silent Mode: On
A big hassle for most of you, for sure. In order to activate the silent mode you should start by turning the volume down in order for the vibrate mode to be on, then rise up the volume to 1 and give the device a fresh restart. When Android reboots, your device should be activated in silent mode. You can also turn the notification mode to the None Settings, this will also mean your alarms will be silenced.
According to various rumors, Matttia (AndroidPIT) has thought about an awesome way to activate the silent mode on your device and switch it back again. But, unfortunately it is still not listed in the Play Store.
How to Lock screen security
With Android 5.0 Lollipop users can find a bunch of security selection. You have the standard password or the PIN option and of course the more advances Trusted Faces or even Trusted Devices option. But whichever you go for, make sure you activate this features on your mobile device.
Not major issues for some, but for those of you who find it annoying to have these Chrome tabs scattered all thought the apps, there is a way out of this mess. So, in order to solve this head on to Chrome settings and then deactivate merge tabs and apps. Now, you should be seeing the tabs available through the standard knob (see on the URL bar).
The Battery Saver mode
Once you have Androids 5.0 on your mobile phone, you should head on to Settings, then Battery and then click the action overflow knob (top right side). Then click Battery Saver and activate it. You will also have to choose between the following default battery life points: 5% or 15%. This way you will you will really save up on your battery.
Deny access to your phone’s information
Some are pretty curious and might want to browse though your phone and why they might not intend it, they can reach some private info (pictures, messages and so on). If you want to avoid this from happening, you should enable the pinned mode.
For this you have to head on to Settings, then Security and you’ll have to switch on Screen Pinning. When you will click on the multi-tasking knob, you should see a teensy pin. Click on it to pin a certain screen and this way no person can leave that specific screen unless you tap & hold on the rear knob as well as the multi-tasking one, all at the same time. You can also add a PIN protection or ensure that the device locks automatically when someone exits the pinned panel.