Usage of Apps on Android
There are number of tricks to use apps on an Android device, for bingers, here I’m sharing some easy ways to customize, manage, install and uninstall apps on an Android device. According to some sources, there are 600,000 apps available on the Google Play apps store currently, free and paid, free Apps are available for all countries but paid apps are just for a few countries, Android community daily add number of new apps to the Google Play store for Android users.
Installation, Uninstallation and Management
The first thing you need is that install the app, almost everyone know that how to install an app on an Android device like simply open the Google Play store or any other market, select app and follow on screen instructions, or plug the phone to PC and open market on the PC to install apps.
Every Android device comes with different pre-installed apps, but if you don’t like the pre-installed apps, or if you’ve accidentally installed an app, what you should do, of course uninstall the app that you don’t like. You can easily uninstall the apps that you accidentally install, but to uninstall any-pre installed app, your Android device must be rooted. If you need to root your Android device, head over to this link.
Once you’ve a rooted Android device, you can uninstall your pre-installed apps, to do it, on your Android device, go to Setting, then go to “Applications” and then tap on the “Manage applications” from the menu, a menu will appear with “downloaded” apps, “all” apps, “media area” and “running” apps options. There Select “all”, then you just select an app that you want to delete, and once you’ve selected the app, a menu will pop up will complete app information. On the top of the menu, you’ll see a button named Uninstall, simple select the option and confirm the action by selecting ok. A simple process to uninstall a pre-installed app from a rooted device.
Now if you need to uninstall an app that you’ve installed from the Google Play Store, simply repeat the above process I told, but from the “Manage applications” option select the downloaded option instead of “all”. However you can also use another method to uninstall the apps, go to apps>play store, then select search icon and type the app name, app will come up saying “installed”, click on the app, a menu will appear with app information, on this menu on top select uninstall option.
Google offers Android apps in different categories, you can easily customize your Android device to manage these apps. When you need to check your apps detail, on your device, from setting menu open Application Settings there you can use different ways to manage your apps like Manage Applications that can used to view the apps detail, you can also use this option to send the app to your friends via text messages or email.
Another option is Quick Launch that allows you to make the shortcuts of the apps. There’s also an option named Unknown Sources options allows you to install non-market apps, but you can’t install them on a non-rooted device. When you need to know that how many apps are running on your device, tap on running Services option and when you need to know about the size of apps, tap on Storage use, you can also know that how much battery life can be taken by an app using Battery use option.
Lots of people like to customize apps on their Android device that is pretty easy, use app setting but it’s not enough, there’s also another way to customize apps, simply, go to Apps, then select the app you want to customize, now if you want to move the app on the home screen, hole down the tap for a few seconds on the app, a list will show up with different options, simply select “Add to Home” and it will take the app on the home screen. On the home screen, if you want to move the location of the app, again hold tap on the app, the screen will shrink and will show a grid, to change the location, keep holding the tap and drag the app on anywhere on the home screen. You can also categorize the apps.
These are some easy ways to manage and organize apps on an Android device phone, those of you are new on Android world, can use these ways to learn how they can use an app on an Android device, be sure to show your thoughts about this guide in below comments. Be sure to check our apps gallery for your Android phone here.