Android 101

Whether you have never touched an Android device before or you’re a veteran and are curious about a particular topic. The Android 101 program can help you to learn the mobile operating system from the ground up. It can also help you dive deep into the more complex aspects of the platform as well.

 

By default, this section shows the latest posts first. This means the first articles you see on this page are the more complex one. If you are a complete beginner (or simply want to brush up on your skills), then click the link below to change the order and show the first Android 101 guides first.

 

Start the Android 101 Program from the Beginning

fastboot error when installing twrp

How to Fix the “Cannot Load ‘twrp.img’: No Such File or Directory” Error?

Installing TWRP onto a smartphone or tablet typically requires you to use a Fastboot command to overwrite your current recovery system. Some people have trouble with the Command Prompt and in turn end up getting a cannot load twrp.img error, or being told there is no such file or directory. But there is a way to fix it. …

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Cache Partition Explained

What is the Cache Partition? And How Does it Work?

A well-known troubleshooting suggestion within the Android community is to wipe the device’s cache partition. This is recommended to fix all sorts of random issues that people experience (especially after an OTA update). However, not many people know what the cache partition is, how it works, or that it isn’t even used in newer versions of Android. If …

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What is a Custom Launcher

What is a Custom Launcher?

Android is unique to almost every other mobile operating system in how much of it is customizable by the user. One way the user can change up the software is by customizing the Home Screen. Most stock Home Screen apps don’t have very many customization options though and that is exactly where the Custom Launcher comes into play. …

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What is the Status Bar

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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