Android 101

The goal of Android Explained has always been to teach everyone how their hardware and software works. So even if you have never touched an Android device before this section will help you learn the basics from the community lingo to the core features of the OS.

Device Tutorials

There is barebones vanilla AOSP Android and then there are the versions that OEMs put on their phones. This means two phones running the same version of Android can look completely different. So this section will be for showing you how to use your new device.

Android Tips

Whether you know the basics or are completely familiar with your smartphone you can still benefit from a number of Android tips. Here you will find mods, unique applications, hidden app features and just a whole lot of different things that we are able to do with our Android devices.

How to Reset OnePlus 7 & 7 Pro Network Connections?

OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro network connections consist of anything related to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and anything to do with your mobile data. These connections can bug out for a wide range of things and can sometimes be difficult to fix. To help, OnePlus has included an option in OxygenOS that lets us reset network connections to fix …

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What is the Status Bar?

The Status Bar of Android is used for a number of different things but its main goal is to convey some information to you. The user experience is best when this is possible with a simple glance (thanks to distinctive icons). But there are other ways too so let me discuss the purpose of the Status Bar with …

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How to Lock the OnePlus 7 Pro Display at 90Hz

Those who own the OnePlus 7 Pro should already know about its 90Hz display refresh rate feature. Sadly, the 90Hz setting will sometimes drop you down to 60Hz without prompting you. So, to prevent OxygenOS from dynamically changing it back down to 60Hz in certain apps and situations, you will want to follow this step by step tutorial. …

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How to Fix the OnePlus 7 & 7 Pro Delayed Notification Bug?

OxygenOS has been one of my favorite OEM ROMs since the release of the OnePlus 2. It was created by talent from core Paranoid Android developers and I liked that it wasn’t stuffed with features. The firmware on the OnePlus 7 & OnePlus 7 Pro has evolved and it’s gained a delayed notification “bug” that I can show …

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How to Install the Best OnePlus 7 & 7 Pro Google Camera Port

OnePlus made a lot of headlines with the DxOMark review of the OnePlus 7 Pro camera. However, when the smartphone got into people’s hands they were less than impressed. So they began looking for a proper Google Camera port and today I will show you how to install the best port (& which XML file to import for …

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