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How to Unveil Developer Options & Enable USB Debugging in Android OS!!!

Android phone have a developer options which is hidden in Android Jellybean on wards and to make it visible you need just one minute and is quiet easy.

Just Goto Settings>About Phone and depending on your manufacturer there will be a Build Number either on clicking on About Phone or after it you have to click on Software Version or Version Information and inside that you can see Build Number. Then you need to tap Seven times consecutively on Build Number and you can see Developer Options in Settings.

After enabling Developer options one can easily enable USB Debugging by going into the Settings>Developers Options and checking the Enable USB Debugging Option.

That’s all and now you can debug your device using ADB and CMD on your PC.

Root Your Sony Xperia M2 QUICK AND EASY Without PC

Sony Xperia M2 is the successor to ultra popular Sony Xperia M and it comes loaded with lots of enhancements to original brother to carry the legacy.

Here is a quick tutorial to root your Sony Xperia M2 without a PC but before we begin please have a read on advantages and disadvantages of rooting. 

Things Required

  • Sony Xperia M2
  • Internet on mobile either WiFi or Mobile Data i.e 2G/3G
  • A little time and patience.

Steps

  • GOTO Setting> Security and Check the unknown sources box on your Sony Xperia M2.
  • Visit http://www.towelroot.com/ using any browser on your phone.
  • Click on Lamda Symbol.
  • Intall the application downloaded and open it.
  • Click on Make it Rain
  • Reboot.
  • Install SuperSU from Playstore.
  • Congratulations you are now rooted.

Micromax Canvas Knight A350 Rooting Guide without PC

Micromax Canvas Knight posses an IPS 5″ Full HD panel. It is powered by 2.0GHz Octa Core mediatek CPU with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage and is running on Android 4.2.2 which is a disappointment. Micromax Canvas Knight features dual micro sim slots but there is external storage slot lacking.

Micromax Canvas Knight has 16-megapixel rear camera from OmniVision and 8-megapixel front camera which definately is good enough for some superb pictures and  videos. Micromax Canvas Knight has general set of connectivity options i.e WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, 3G and HSPA. It has a 2350mAH battery.

So lets find out how to root Micromax Canvas Knight A350. If Method 1 does not work try Method 2 which is 100% working.

Method #1


Things Required

  • Micromax Canvas Knight A350
  • Framroot.apk
  • Time and Patience

Steps

  • Open Settings > Security > Tick Unknown Sources Box
  • Download & Install the framroot.apk on your Phone.
  • Open the app and Pick SuperSu from dropdown list.
  • Click On Boromir Button.
  • Now sitback for 10mins
  • You are now rooted

Method #2

If the Above method does not work follow the new working method to Root Micromax Canvas Knight A350.


How to Root Your Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM G900F)(Exynos)(International) Quick and Easy

Samsung Galaxy S5 India and Exynos Variant Rooting guide

Things required:

  1. Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F
  2. A windows pc
  3. Software and CWM file
  4. Data cable
  5. A bit of time and patience
Step 1

Determine your Samsung Galaxy S5 G900F. First, make sure you have either International exynos G900F model which is available in India.

Step 2

Download required file after determing the model number

Download software and drivers from below
Download appropriate CWM or TWRP recovery for your Note 3 (Make sure you download the CORRECT version for your Note 3 model!!!)
Step 4



Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S5 and Hold down, Volume Down, Center Home, and Power buttons together for about 2-3 seconds then let go of all buttons when you see a warning screen  hit Volume Up button to enter Download mode. like below

Step 5

You should now see Download mode. This is the ODIN download mode where you can use ODIN to install custom recovery.  Plug a micro-USB cable from your Galaxy S5 to your computer.

Step 6

Run ODIN program you downloaded earlier in Step 1. (only for Windows or use VMWare on Linux/Mac).
Note: On windows vista/7/8 right click on odin.exe and run as administrator

Step 7

You should see a yellow-highlighted box with a random COM number in ODIN program.  If you do not see it, download and install Samsung USB drivers then unplug/re-plug the micro-USB cable.
Also, you may have to use a USB 3.0 cable supplied with your Galaxy S5, try plugging it in a USB 3.0 port first and if that doesn’t work plug it into a regular USB 2.0 port.  One of them should work.
Step 8
DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING ELSE but choose “PDA” in ODIN program then find the .tar file from chainfire root package you downloaded first then hit Start button.
Step 9
Your Note 3 should now reboot. When rebooted, copy the SuperSU zip file you downloaded in Step 1 to your Note 3 internal storage.
Step 10
Hold down, Volume Up, Center Home, and Power buttons together for about 6-7 seconds then let go of all buttons.
Step 11
You should now be in CWM recovery. Choose “Install zip”, then “Install from sdcard”, then choose the SuperSU zip file you downloaded earlier.
Step 12
Reboot and your Galaxy S5 should be rooted.  You can verify by downloading and running Root Checker app from Play Store.

Guide: Get Playstore and other Google Apps on Nokia X series

Nokia X doesn’t copme with Google Apps and Google services framework so we have to sideload Google Apps on Nokia X by  rooting it.

TO LEARN HOW TO ROOT NOKIA X SERIES DEVICE CLICK HERE.

Without rooting rest of steps will not work.

So to side-load google apps follow these steps:

  • Download root explorer or ES File Explorer
  • Download Nokia X GAPPS Package , Extract and Copy to device using PC
  • Open Root Explorer or ES File explorer
  • Goto system/app and copy all extracted apk to this folder.
  • Then change permission of apps copied to as shown in image
  • Reboot and Done

How to Get Best Battery Life From Your SmartPhone

No matter what we do our smartphone run out of juice before the end of day. After lots of testing and experience here are best tips to get your smartphone last through the day.

1] Turn Off GPS, Mobile Data, Bluetooth
GPS, Mobile Data and Bluetooth suck a lot of power resulting in lesser battery life. When not in use all these option should be turned off to get optimum battery life.
2] Do you really need Auto-Sync
Auto-Sync in android refers to real time connection of your accounts with your phone. If you use two Gmail account, Facebook App, Twitter App, etc all these apps will sync continuously resulting in lesser battery life.
Auto-Sync must be disabled if you do not need instant notification and set to 30mins-1hour interval.
3] Is Your Phone Sleeping.
Pressing the lock key doesn’t mean your phone is sleeping and to know which apps awake your phone more often use wakelock detector.
4] Display is the Mega Sucker
No matter what you do almost half of battery is consumed by display and to get best up time on your smartphone display setting’s must be tweaked. Lower the brightness to lowest possible and you can see difference but its matter of personal choice as some people can’t stay with lower brightness.
Set Screen timeout to 30secs and if you have a Super-Amoled smartphone try using a complete pure black wallpaper as AMOLED are battery friendly in dark background and suck more in light background.
5] So many apps.
Uninstall all un-useful apps and don’t have all IM’s like whatsapp, hike, we chat, line. Try to bring your friends to one network as these will lead to drastic improvement in battery life.
6] Disable System Apps
Many smartphone comes with lots of system apps which are unuseful so go to setting>application>all application and disable the apps you don’t need.
Note: Be careful do not disable certain apps with no icon. Disable those apps only which you can see in app drawer or your phone might give you force close.
7] Root Your Droid
Yes Rooting your phone can save you a lot of battery by underclocking and using apps like Greenify battery life improvement can be huge.
8] Take Care of Battery
Do not keep charging your phone always. All battery have certain number of charge cycles and once you plug the cycle starts and if you unplug your phone the charge cycle ends. If you don’t drain your battery your battery will start getting weak and hence you will get lesser battery life. Charge your phone when your phone reaches 15% or less battery.
9] External Battery
Some phone have a small battery and whatever you do, you can see no advantages. So you need to buy an external battery to charge your phone on the go.
That’s it if you follow all the points you can save 25%-50% battery depending on your usage and if you got any other points please share with us in comments.

HOW TO ROOT YOUR Micromax Canvas A74 without pc QUICK AND EASY

Micromax Canvas A74 features a 4.5″ inch display and 1.2GHz dual core processor. It looks and feel good in hands and runs on Android 4.2. It also have 5MP primary camera and a VGA front camera. It supports dual sim and has 3G support too. All basic connectivity options like WiFi Bluetooth are also covered.

Rooting has several advantages therefore today I bring to you an easy and quick tutorial on how to root your Micromax Canvas A74

Requirement

  1. Micromax Canvas A74
  2. Framroot.apk
  3. A bit of time and patience

Steps to root

  1. Open Settings>Security> Check Unknown sources Box
  2. Download & Install the framroot.apk on your Micromax Cnnvas A74.
  3. Open the app and Pick SuperSu from dropdown list.
  4. Click On Boromir Buttom.
  5. Now sit back for 10mins
  6. You are now rooted
  7. Note : After taping Boromir button your device may restart for few time, don’t panic wait until it completes.

Steps to Unroot

  1. Open SuperSu app
  2. Goto Setting of supersu  app and scroll down and click on unroot device.

How to update Samsung Galaxy S4 Octa Core I9505 to 4.4.2 Official Leaked Kitkat Quick and Easy

So today Kitkat update for Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505 has leaked and to update and download we have made a simple and short guide.


NOTE

-Your data will be wiped. So, back it up!

– You are doing this at your OWN risk. We are not responsible if you brick your device or your cat eats your phone.

– It will NOT increase your binary counter NOR void your warranty.

– This test firmware is a pre-release build and not official from Samsung.


Download


INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1
Extract (unzip) the firmware file
Extract Odin v3.09.ZIP file

Step 2
Restart phone in download mode (Press and hold Home + Power + Volume down buttons)

Step 3
Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin

Step 4
Add AP_I9505XXUFNA5_373648_REV06_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5 to AP
Add BL_I9505XXUFNA5_373648_REV06_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5 to BL
Add CP_I9505XXUFNA5_373648_REV06_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5 to CP
Add CSC_OXA_I9505OXAFNA5_373648_REV06_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5 to CSC

Step 5
Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked

Step 6
Click start button, relax and wait a few minutes and phone will restart.

ENJOY YOUR KITKAT Samsung Galaxy S4
SOURCE: sammobile.com

How to Root Your Sony Xperia C [C2305] QUICK AND EASY

Xperia C

Sony Xperia C is one of the hottest selling phone under Rs 20,000 and has got some decent specification. It features a 5″inch qHD capacitive display, 1.2GHz quad core CPU alont with 1GB RAM, 4GB internal Memory and Dual Sim. With Sony design we get a complete package that is selling like hotcakes.

So in today’s tutorial we will see How To Root Sony Xperia C C2305 Quick and Easy

THINGS REQUIRED

Steps:

  • Download Framroot.apk
  • Install it and Open
  • Click on Gandalf
  • Reboot
  • Congratulations you have successfully rooted your phone


Enjoy the rooted Xperia C

How to update Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Snapdragon SM-N9005 to 4.4 Official Kitkat Quick and Easy

So today Kitkat update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM N9005 has leaked and to update and download we have made a simple and short guide.


NOTE

-Your data will be wiped. So, back it up!

– You are doing this at your OWN risk. We are not responsible if you brick your device or your cat eats your phone.

– It will NOT increase your binary counter NOR void your warranty.

– This test firmware is a pre-release build and not official from Samsung.


Download

INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1
Extract (unzip) the firmware file
Extract Odin v3.09.ZIP file

Step 2
Restart phone in download mode (Press and hold Home + Power + Volume down buttons)

Step 3
Connect phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin

Step 4
Add AP_N9005XXUENA6_340325_REV03_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5 to AP
Add BL_N9005XXUENA6_340325_REV03_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5 to BL
Add CP_N9005XXUENA2_REV03_CL1277177.tar.md5 to CP
Add CSC_OXX_N9005OXXENA5_327209_REV03_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5 to CSC

Step 5
Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked

Step 6
Click start button, relax and wait a few minutes and phone will restart.

ENJOY YOUR KITKAT NOTE 3
SOURCE: sammobile.com