7 hidden features in Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Each arrival of Android carries with it changes and fixes, a large portion of which make your telephone more secure from programmers and include new, valuable components. Some are anything but difficult to spot and others not really.
In spite of the fact that Android N is coming soon, that doesn’t mean Android 6.0 Marshmallow is en route out. In the event that despite everything you haven’t upgraded to Marshmallow (expecting your gadget underpins it), now is as great a period as ever.
With our help, you’ll have the capacity to open more from your Android telephone running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Here are 11 concealed components in Google’s most recent versatile working framework you might not have thought about.
With the end goal of this aide, we’ll be alluding to concealed components as they exist on immaculate renditions of Android 6.0 Marshmallow gadgets. If your gadget is running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, yet with a “skin” interface on top of it, the areas of specific settings may vary.
- Google Now on Tap
It’s unusual that the most imperative new component in Marshmallow isn’t one that is promptly visible.Google Now on Tap is basically Google seek in your applications. When you’re inside an application, you can press and hold the home catch and Now on Tap will fundamentally “check” it for related data, which it will then show as cards.
Be cautioned, however. As we said in our Nexus 5X audit, Now on Tap is a work in advancement. At times Now on Tap can be intensive and get on numerous watchwords and some of the time it can neglect to distinguish data.
- “OK Google” anytime on the home screen
It’s not entirely obvious this one. In Marshmallow, the Google seek bar is on each home screen, not only the principle one. Insofar as your telephone screen is dynamic, you can say “alright Google…” and pose a question or hunt down anything.
- File Explorer
There are several outsider document voyagers — huge numbers of which are free similar to the well known ES File Explorer File Manager and File Manager — that you can use to see and arrange your records.
Hat tip to Sam Murray, a UK Mobile Phone Expert for alerting us to the new built in File Explorer in Marshmallow. It’s not quite as good as some of the third party ones but still pretty good.
Despite the fact that the document wayfarer incorporated with Marshmallow isn’t exactly as thorough as outsider ones (i.e. you can’t rename documents and you can’t make new organizers), it’s sufficiently essential (move, duplicate, offer records) to show where all your documents are. You can likewise hunt down documents by name utilizing the pursuit bar, which is helpful.
To get to the document adventurer go to Settings > Storage and USB and afterward look down to the base and tap “Investigate.”
- Lock screen message
Of course, you could show a soft message or a well-known quote, yet it’s more valuable to have your contact data on your telephone’s lock screen on the off chance that you ever lose your telephone.
By including a telephone number to contact, email address, or physical location on the lock screen, there’s a more noteworthy chance somebody will have the capacity to return it on the off chance that they discover it.
To include a custom message your lock screen, go to Settings > Security > Lock Screen Message and afterward sort in your message. It’ll show up as looking over content.
- Customize Quick Settings and Status bar
The System UI Tuner opens trial elements to change and tweak the Android UI. Google cautions that these elements may “change, break, or vanish in future discharges” and to continue with alert.
To empower the System UI Tuner, you have to open the Quick Settings menu by swiping down from the status bar with two fingers. At that point, tap and hold the Settings gear symbol in the upper a good fit for a few moments and let go.
You’ll be conveyed to the Settings application and a pop-up message will say “Well done! Framework UI Tuner has been added to Settings.”
Look down and tap System UI Tuner and you’ll access making changes to the Quick Settings sheet and Status bar. Tap on Quick Settings and you can expel and re-mastermind easy route symbols to your loving. Tap on Status bar and you can turn on and off which symbols appear in the status bar.
- Show battery rate on status bar
There are different approaches to see the precise battery rate on your Android telephone. The most effortless route in Marshmallow is to swipe down from the status bar utilizing two fingers; you’ll see the battery rate in the Quick Settings pull-down.
Be that as it may, on the off chance that you need the battery rate to dependably appear on the battery symbol, go into the previously stated System UI Tuner and flip the “Show installed battery rate” on. Presently you can perceive how much power is left with a look — simply like on iOS.
- More astute volume controls
Many individuals weren’t content with how Google disturbed the volume settings in Lollipop. In Marshmallow, Google settled the odd volume controls.
Presently, when you press the volume here and there catches on your telephone, you get singular sliders for conforming the volume of the warnings, music and clock. To get to the extra sliders, simply tap on the down bolt.
Author bio: Nuur Hasan is a software developer, web developer and a technical writer with more than seven years of experience. He believes that sharing knowledge can do wonders and that is why he likes to blog. His other interests include politics and sports.