Android for beginners: Setting up your phone

29 December 2012
So you got an Android smartphone for Christmas? Congrats! Now, go ahead and do the robot dance. We'll pretend we're not watching. One thing you can be certain of, no one's gonna laugh at you. A new droid is worth celebrating - but if it's your first, you may as well want to make some noise...

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  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 18 Aug 2015Hello All, What is the best app to clean up memory and ram?Clean Master

  • Anonymous

Hello All,
What is the best app to clean up memory and ram?

  • SaGaTa

thanks for your review, ^^ but i have a request, this one was 'android for beginners" right, i would like you to post another one like this, setting up a phone which is a windows phone, so it would be "Windows phone 8 for beginners: Setting up your phone" because i want to learn more about windows phone 8, please, make an article like that, i would really appreciate it if you do, thank you, =)

  • unmatched

This is the best app for android mobile…Its very fast & easy to use……….

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  • pres

Does galaxy tab have instagram

  • wolverine

are these also for android tablets?

  • Samsung Fan

Just wondering, anyone think that the Samsung Dart is worth it, I'm thinking about getting it.

  • Anonymous

Windows Phone is the best!

  • Asad

Very nice and handy article about android.

  • AnonD-103796

Android is the best !!!

  • nhlaks

Hi gsm users I bought Andriod Tab am struggling to set up my connection to internet am using MTN network pls help m out with d settings

  • crash

Krisheart, 15 Jan 2013There is one more launcher which is so good to get a look and fe... is one of the best launcher out there..

There is one more launcher which is so good to get a look and feel of windows 8 phone. it Launcher WP8. one should give it a try. its the best launcher yet.

  • Manoj

Its a great article.
You should have given a tool for improving the performance of the phone.
Now I had a HTC wildfire and Lenovo P700i. Its always a struggle to manage memory. I install a programme, run it, then move to other application, its remain in memory. I kill the app and/or service, it still come back after sometime.
I also have a Nokia 710 with same ram as P700i, I rarely faces memory full issues like lagging, slower response.
Is there a solution (free and no rooting involved) where, one a process is killed, it does not automatically starts?

  • k

Nice but you should have added Zedge,juice defender and FVH To hide videos. Ha Ha Ha.

  • sdk

Dear GSM Arena People,
If i want to read this article (Or any other article like LG L9 review),next month,then where i can read?Is there any link where i can(Or anybody)read old article.

  • Anonymous

I like android a lot. But finally traded in my galaxy 7.7 because of no promised upgrade. And each time it tried to push, I lost the use of some apps. Could no longer get yahoo, for example.

  • Gab de Monio

AnonD-80914, 07 Jan 2013How is there no Quickpic? Moboplayer? Avast!Security? Barcode ... moreyeah i agree with you.

there's a couple of apps missing . . . .

well anyway the article clearly says its for beginners . . .

  • Gab de Monio

this article really made me smile

this is by far my favorite article yet . . . . .

although im using my two android devices for almost a year

i still had a lot of fresh informations from you guys, u are the best

thank you very much GSMArena

  • yair

good articale
missing stuf :antivirus apps, keyboards apps and navegation apps

would love recommandations