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.

OnePlus 7 Fix Delayed Notifications

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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OnePlus 7 Pro Install Google Camera

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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OnePlus 7 Bootloader Unlock

How to Unlock the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro Bootloader

Unlocking the bootloader of a smartphone allows us to do a number of different things including installing unsigned code (aka mods). However, it can also be a lifesaver as it allows you to recover the smartphone and install the stock factory images. So let me show you the bootloader unlock process for the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 …

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oneplus 7 safe mode

How to Boot the OnePlus 7 & 7 Pro into Safe Mode?

Safe Mode is one of the many special boot modes that Google builds into Android. It’s mainly used for troubleshooting various issues including force closes, lagging, overheating, poor performance, and bad battery life. 3rd-party apps can cause these issues so let me show you how to check if they causing random issues on the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus …

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OnePlus 7 Tips

How to Check if Your OnePlus 7 Pro has Ghost Touch Issues?

OnePlus made a lot of headlines when they announced the OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro to the world. The more expensive of the two is the company’s first 1440p smartphone but some people have been experiencing Ghost Touch issues. Today, I want to show you what this means and how to check if your smartphone is …

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