How to set up a WiFi Hotspot on your phone

Mobile internet devices are handy, no doubt about it, but if your mobile phone is on a plan with plenty ...
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Google Play Music : make your own Spotify

Want Free Spotify? – How to make your own!

I while back (3 years ago now) I wrote about the Spotify app and while it is still a great app ...
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Google Play Family Library

Google Family Library – signup and save money

Many of us just stick to free apps and games but there are a large number of paid apps that ...
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Launchers : What are they and how to install a new one?

Although it is the 'silly season' of Xmas and holidays I have been remiss in not writing posts for the ...
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New-Telstra-passes

New Telstra Mobile Broadband Plans

There's no getting away from it, if you are travelling around Australia and need the internet (and these days nearly ...
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Tutorial : Get the best out of Chrome for Android

Google Chrome is often installed out of the factory on tablets and phones, but if you haven't experienced Chrome on ...
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helping seniors understand Android

Tutorial : Quick guide for complete beginners : Part 2

In my last tutorial, we looked at making calls from your phone and I mentioned that you can quickly call ...
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helping seniors understand Android

Tutorial : Quick guide for complete beginners : Part 1

I often have to remind myself that although I have been using Android phones and tablets for over 6 years, ...
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Help with your Android device : Battery life

I'm often asked 'My phone (or tablet) has terrible battery life, can you help?', so here's some assistance if you ...
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helping seniors understand Android

Tutorial : For Beginners – more help with your home screen

This blog is intended to help all seniors regardless of their skill levels and I have been a little remiss ...
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Lollipop 5.1.1 update

I don't usually write about Android operating system updates as they are well covered by other, more technical websites, but ...
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WiFi Hotspot Settings

Many of us use our phones as WiFi HotSpots. It is such a handy feature that most smartphones have available ...
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Tutorial: Downloading & installing Android apps

I get asked questions all the time by seniors unsure how the Google Play Store works, buying apps and reinstalling ...
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Tutorial : Webpage shortcuts and managing homescreens

Something that we often do on our PCs is to put frequently-used shortcuts to webpages on the desktop. It is ...
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Tutorial: Connecting your tablet or phone to WiFi

Happy New Year to all the readers of Androids4Seniors. How are your resolutions going so far? Mine this year is ...
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Arranging your Android apps

Most versions of Android allow you to group related apps on a home screen by using the drag and drop ...
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