Your Android phone offers significantly more customization options than iPhone, but for some, that just doesn’t cut it. One way to get what you want is by rooting which can work well, but it voids your phone warranty, also making it more vulnerable to malware. We have found some Android hacks that will let you customize your phone without having to root it.
20. Hack Games
You can use the Game Killer app to hack any of your favorite games. The app lets you implement new cheats and mods that you can change as you desire. You can even get free coins, lives, rewards, and get access to the locked content on your games.
19. Control Desktop From Your Phone
In case you have not heard of it already, the Google application Chrome Remote Desktop allows you to access your computer anywhere with any other device, whether a smartphone, tablet, or a computer. You can add the extension to your Chrome Browser to have two of your different devices to communicate and control nearly everything on your desktop with your Android.
18. Record Your Android Screen
There are plenty of screen recording apps on Play Store that you can get to have everything on your phone screen recorded, when you hand your phone to another person. Anything a child or a younger sibling does on your phone will not miss your eye.
17. Get Edge display on any phone
The cool edge display that came with S6 Edge can be used on any phone. Install Edge Display and customize your screen look.
16. Automate Your Android
You can get your smartphone to act on your commands using the AutomateIt app. Once installed, you can save all the commands according to your desires and have your phone work on your fingertips.
15. Run Old Games Using Android Emulator
Even with the best of new games like Ludo Star and Pokemon Go coming in, you are sure to miss the good old Mario or Sonic. You can play all of them by installing an emulator on your Android. NES Emulator is the perfect choice to get the cool old games on your Android again.
14. Control Your Smart Electronics With Your Android
You may already have figured that you can control your LED TV with your smartphone, but you can also control your AC, BlueRay player, or any other smart device with your Android phone. Apps like AnyMote and Android TV Remote Control let you control any Wi-Fi or Bluetooth smart appliance in your home.
13. Reconfigure Your Navigation Buttons
All you have to do is install the Home2 Shortcut and change the functionality of the navigation buttons on your phone just as you desire. It will make your Android a tad handier.
12. Hide Any Media From Gallery
Your phone is a personal device, but you can not always keep everyone away from touching it. So the best way is, to hide your WhatsApp images and videos from the gallery, just in case. TechViral has figured some ways of hiding the content from your gallery, whenever you desire.
11. Keep A Check On Your Calls With Automatic Call Recorder
You can get a call recording app on your Android and record all incoming and outgoing calls automatically and listen to them whenever you want.
10. Remove stock apps
The main reason why some people choose to root their phone is to get rid of the stock apps that are no good. Apparently, you can do the same without the rooting. Here are some ways you can get rid of the apps leeching your RAM and battery for no good reason.
9. Randomize Your Ringtones
You do not have to settle for just one tone for your calls and texts. Here is how you can have your phone ring a random bunch of your favorite tunes.
8. Add Soft Button Keys To Your Phone
If your smartphone does not have the soft button keys, you do not need to change the phone or even try to root it. Here are some ways you can use to add the keys to your phone.
7. Add Night Mode To Your Android
White light coming from your devices is known to disrupt your sleep cycles. Some smartphones have a built-in night mode feature, that protects your eyes in the dark. But if your’s does not, here is how you can get it without the need of rooting.
6. Run Linux On Your Android Phone
Generally, people root their phones if they want to install Linux, but this is how you can install Linux without rooting.
5. Play YouTube Videos In Background
There is not even a single person on this planet who have never desired for this to happen. Here is how you can get your phone to continue playing YouTube videos in the background.
4. Use Your Android As Another Monitor
It is not always convenient to work with a single screen, so a great option is to use your phone as an added display, both for MAC and Windows computer. Just install the iDisplay app on your Android and get to work.
3. Use Microsoft Cortana on Android
Your Google voice assistant is always there, but if you want to switch to Microsoft Cortana, it is available on Google Play Store. Here is how you can use it on your Android phone.
2. Use Data and Wi-Fi Simultaneously
You can get apps like Super Download and Speedify that boost your internet speed by combining your cellular data and WiFi for a wider bandwidth and keep you online when your WiFi suddenly stops working.
1. Control Your Android Remotely With Another One
If you are an owner of more than one smartphone, it is not very practical to carry all of them with you. The simple solution is to control all of them using any Android phone. There are some Android apps on the Play Store that will give you a control of the phones that you do not have with you.
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