How to Set On-Screen Font Size in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Devices?

Screen readability on mobile devices is a major issue as it depends upon the specific brand as well. But, Android 5.0.2 Lollipop has a feature to adjust the size of fonts on the screen of the device, as per the need and requirements of the user.

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You may set the font size on the screen of the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device but if you need any help, see the instructions.

Instructions

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ app on the Home screen of your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device to open up the ‘Settings’ screen. Lollipop-Font-Size-12: At the ‘Settings’ screen, tap the ‘Display’ in the ‘Device’ section.Lollipop-Font-Size-23: At the ‘Display’ screen, see the current status of the ‘Font size’ is ‘Small’. Note also the small font size on the screen. If you want to increase the font size, tap ‘Font size’. It will open up a prompt; ‘Font size’.Lollipop-Font-Size-34: At the prompt, see currently, ‘Small’ size is set.Lollipop-Font-Size-45: Tap the ‘Normal’ and see the font size is changed. It will take you, instantly, back to ‘Display’ where the status of ‘font size’ is also changed to ‘Normal’. Lollipop-Font-Size-5Lollipop-Font-Size-6

See also the size of the font is also changed.

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How to Set Long Press Action for Home Button in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop?

In the day to day working of the Android OS, a normal user moves back to Home many times during a single session. It is really difficult to revert back to Home but what to do, it is to be done, frequently. Keeping this need of the Android users, Android has added a feature, which when activated, can be used to go back to the Home screen, directly.

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This is just a few step process to enable this feature but if you need, see the instructions.

Instructions

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ app on the Home screen of your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device to open up the ‘Settings’ screen. Lollipop-Home-Button-12: At the ‘Settings’ screen, tap the ‘Buttons’ in the ‘Device’ section. Lollipop-Home-Button-23: At the ‘Buttons’ screen, see the status of the ‘Home key’ in the ‘Back key’ for the ‘Normal press’ is ‘No Action’. Tap it if you want to change the status or you want to assign some activity to the ‘Home key’. Lollipop-Home-Button-34: See the current status of the ‘Home screen’ is ‘No action’.Lollipop-Home-Button-45: You may choose any action for the ‘Home key’ from the list of actions. I selected ‘Home button’ and tapped it. You may select and tap your choice. It will take you back to the ‘Buttons’ screen. Lollipop-Home-Button-56: At the ‘Buttons’ screen, see the status of the ‘Home key’ in the ‘Keys’ section for the ‘Normal press’ is changed to ‘Home button’. Lollipop-Home-Button-6From now onward, whenever you need to go back to Home screen, you do not need to kill many running app but will go directly to Home screen, leaving all apps running in the background.

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How to Set Back Key to Kill Running App in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop?

Sometimes, closing or killing the running app on the Android device, immediately, becomes necessary. Keeping in the view this important issue, Android 5.0.2 Lollipop has a feature which, when enabled, uses the back key to kill the app.

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It is easy to set the back key to kill the running app, but if you feel any problem in activating it, see the instructions.

Instructions

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ on the Home screen of your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device to open up the ‘Settings’ screen. Lollipop-Back-Key-12: At the ‘Settings’ screen, tap the ‘Buttons’ in the ‘Device’ section.Lollipop-Back-Key-23: At the ‘Buttons’ screen, see the current status of ‘Back key’ under ‘Keys’ section is ‘No action for Normal press’. If you want to change the status, tap ‘Normal press’. It will open up a prompt; ‘Back Key’. Lollipop-Back-Key-34: At the prompt; ‘Back key’, see currently ‘No action’ is set for the ‘Back key’. Lollipop-Back-Key-45: Tap ‘Kill app’. It will take you back to the ‘Buttons’ screen. See the status of ‘Back key’ for the ‘Normal press’ is changed to ‘Kill app’. Lollipop-Back-Key-5Lollipop-Back-Key-6Now onward, whenever you want to kill any running app, just tap the back key and the running app will be closed / killed, instantly.

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How to Set Cellular Data Limit in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Devices?

Exceeding the cellular data limit, provided and sold by Internet service provider may be highly expensive. The best way to manage the cellular data limit is to control it by planning it wisely. Android guides the users to plan and manage the cellular data limits so that you may keep your monthly bills within limits.

To manage the cellular data limits, Android Lollipop has a mechanism which may plan and manage the cellular data limits.

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If you need some help to plan and manage the cellular data control, you may see the instructions.

Instructions

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ on the Home screen of your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device to open up the ‘Settings’ screen. Lollipop-Cellular-Data-Limits-12: At the ‘Settings’ screen, tap the ‘Data usage’ in the ‘Wireless & networks’ section. Lollipop-Cellular-Data-Limits-23: At the ‘Data usage’ screen, see the ‘Cellular data’ switch is ‘Off’ which is indicated by the Grey color of switch. Further, see the period and current usage are displayed. Lollipop-Cellular-Data-Limits-34: Tap the ‘Cellular data’ switch and drag it to right to turn it on. The change in color of the switch to Green will also display the warning limit line on the screen. But, see the ‘Set cellular data limit’ switch is ‘Off’, indicated by its color which is Grey at present. Lollipop-Cellular-Data-Limits-45: Tap the ‘Set cellular data limit’ and drag it to right to turn it on. It will open up a prompt, ‘Limiting data usage’. It warns you that this feature will turn off your cellular data after reaching the limit, set by you. Lollipop-Cellular-Data-Limits-56: If you agree with it, tap ‘OK’. It will, instantly, display 2 lines; Limit and Warning.Lollipop-Cellular-Data-Limits-6Lollipop-Cellular-Data-Limits-76: Now, tap and drag the lines, up and down, to set the limits. Move Orange line to set the limit while the greyish black line is used to give you warning. I assumed that the limit, given to me by carrier, is 30GB. So, I took conservative approach and set limit, ending at 28GB while for the warning, 22GB is set. Now, when the cellular data of Android will reach 22GB, I will be warned that I am near to cross the limit. And when cellular data will reach the limit of 28GB, the Android device will turn off.Lollipop-Cellular-Data-Limits-8That’s all!

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Setting Storage Destination for Camera & Videos in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop?

Normally, the photos, images and videos occupy the major part of the storage space in the smartphones. And we must also remember that if the internal storage space in the smartphones is reduced to a specific level, the operational capability is impacted to significant level. In the case, your mobile device may become slower to respond. So, if you want to get maximum from your mobile, you must keep the usage and occupation of the internal storage to the minimum and must decide to shift some of the stuff on internal storage to the SD card.

In Android 5.0.2 Lollipop, Android has a feature which when applied, can save all the new camera snaps and videos to the SD card, keeping the maximum available space in internal storage for the best performance.

You may change the storage destination for the snaps and videos, very easily, but if you feel any problem in doing so, see the instructions.

Instructions

Setting the Storage Destination for Camera Snaps

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Camera’ app on the Home screen of your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device to open up the screen of ‘Camera’ app. Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-12: At the ‘Camera’ app screen, see, currently, the still mode is ‘On’ on the Camera app screen, evidenced by camera image at he bottom of the screen. Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-23: Swipe the screen to the right and see 2 buttons, Camera and Video, will appear from left side, in addition to a ‘Settings’ button on the right side of the screen. Currently, ‘Camera’ is the mode.

4: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ to open up the ‘Settings’ screen.Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-35: At the ‘Settings’ screen, tap the ‘Storage’. It will open up a prompt; named ‘Storage’. Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-46: At the prompt, see ‘Internal Storage’ is opted, currently. Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-57: If you want to change the storage destination, tap the ‘SD card’. It will take you back to the ‘Settings’ screen, instantly. Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-68: At the ‘Settings’ screen, see the status of the ‘Storage’ is now ‘SD Card’. Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-9From now onward, all the snapshots, taken with Android device camera, will be saved in the ‘SD card’.

Setting the Storage Destination for Videos

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Camera’ app on the Home screen of your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device to open up the screen of ‘Camera’ app. Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-12: At the ‘Camera’ app screen, see, currently, the still mode is ‘On’ on the Camera app screen, evidenced by camera image. Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-23: Swipe the screen to the right and from left side, 2 buttons of Camera and Video will appear, in addition to a ‘Settings’ button on the right side of the screen.Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-34: Tap the ‘Video’ to change the mode to Video.

5: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ to open up the ‘Settings’ screen.Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-76: At the ‘Settings’ screen, tap the ‘Storage’. It will open up a prompt; ‘Storage’.Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-47: At the prompt, see ‘Internal Storage’ is opted, currently. Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-58: If you want to change the storage destination, tap the ‘SD card’. It will take you back to the ‘Settings’ screen, instantly.Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-67: At the ‘Settings’ screen, see the status of the ‘Storage’ is now ‘SD Card’. Lollipop-Camera-Storage-Destination-9From now onward, all the videos, recorded with Android device camera, will be saved in the ‘SD card’.

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How to Set Preferred Network Type in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Devices?

In the present era, rapid boost of technology has created a lot of confusion for the usage of correct technology and for the correct purpose. Mobile telecommunication technology is one such field in which usage of correct technology can enhance the performance of your Android device to many folds. For example, if you use 3G or 4G technology for the communication, the difference may be enormous. But, the major problem is the availability of the technology in the area of working. For example, if you are working in an area where only 2G communication is available, you cannot avail the 3G or 4G, despite the fact that your Android has the option to use 3G or 4G technologies.

Android has resolved this issue by offering a feature which, when activated, can automatically, convert to the highest level of technology. For example, if you move from the area where your Android device is using 2G, and move to the area where higher generation of telecommunication facility is available, your Android device will automatically start to use 3G or 4G, which ever is available. In the situation you do not need to switch over to the 3G or back to 2G, which ever may be the situation of availability of appropriate level of technology.

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You may enable this feature, easily, but if you feel any problem, do not hesitate to see the instructions.

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1: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ at the Home screen of your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device to open up the ‘Settings’ screen.Lollipop-Preferred-Network-12: At the ‘Settings’ screen, tap the ‘Data usage, in ‘Wireless & networks’ section.Lollipop-Preferred-Network-23: At the ‘Data usage’ screen, tap the settings button, placed at the top right corner of the screen, immediately below the status bar. It will open up a popup menu.Lollipop-Preferred-Network-34: Tap the ‘Cellular networks’ in the popup menu.Lollipop-Preferred-Network-45: At the ‘Cellular network settings’ screen, see the current status of the ‘Preferred network type’ is ‘2G’. If you want to change the status, tap it. It will open up a prompt. Lollipop-Preferred-Network-56: At the prompt, see, current status of the ‘Preferred network type’ is ‘2G’.Lollipop-Preferred-Network-6Lollipop-Preferred-Network-77: Tap ‘3G’ if you want to change the type. It will instantly take you back to the ‘Cellular network settings’ screen where the status is change to ‘3G’. Lollipop-Preferred-Network-8That’s all!

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How to Restrict Background Data in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Devices?

You cannot imagine a smartphone without constant feed of Cellular and / or Wi-Fi data as many apps will stop functioning, rather stop responding, without constant flow of data. Same is true about Android devices.

But, on the other hand, it is necessary to keep a control on the background data to keep the bill of the Internet provider within your limits. Keeping this situation in view, Android has added a feature, as has been done in its many previous versions, to restrict the background data.

If you want to restrict background, you may do it but if you need any help, do see the instructions.

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Instructions

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ on the Home screen of your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device to open up the ‘Settings’ screen.Lollipop-Background-Data-12: At the ‘Settings’ screen, tap the ‘Data usage’ in the ‘Wireless & networks’ section.Lollipop-Background-Data-23: At the ‘Data usage’ screen, tap the settings button, placed at the top right corner of the screen, immediately below the status bar. It will open up a popup menu.Lollipop-Background-Data-34: Tap the ‘Restrict background data’ in the popup menu. It will open up a prompt. Lollipop-Background-Data-45: At the prompt, you will be warned that some apps and services may stop responding if you restrict background data and are not connected to the Wi-Fi. After reading the warning, if you are still willing to restrict background data, tap ‘OK’ and background will be restricted. Lollipop-Background-Data-56: To know the current position of the notification, just tap the status bar and see a notification will be there, informing you, that you have restricted the background data. If you want to remove the restriction, just tap the notification and the background data restrictions will be removed.Lollipop-Background-Data-6That’s all!

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How to Turn On & Show Limits of Cellular Data in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop?

If you are unable to keep a check on the Cellular data usage, rest assured that the next month bill by your Internet provider will be horrible. It is a wise step to plan and manage the cellular data usage in your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device. The first step in the process of controlling your cellular data usage is to turn on and show its limits.

It is easy to turn on and show the limits of data usage but you may also get help from the instructions.

Instructions

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ on the Home screen of your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device to open up the ‘Settings’ screen. Lollipop-Cellular-Data-Display-12: At the ‘Settings’ screen, tap the ‘Data usage’ in the ‘Wireless & networks’ section.Lollipop-Cellular-Data-Display-23: At the ‘Data usage’ screen, see the ‘Cellular data’ switch is turned off which is indicated by the Grey color of the switch though period and total usage are display.Lollipop-Cellular-Data-Display-34: Tap the ‘Cellular data’ switch and drag it to right to turn it on. When the color of the switch is changed to Green, it means ‘Cellular data’ is turned on. Further, a warning line will also be visible, showing the limit that when your Android Lollipop device will warn you that your cellular data limit, set by you, has been reached.Lollipop-Cellular-Data-Display-4That’s all!

How to Hide Wi-Fi Data Usage in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Devices?

Sometimes, you do not want to show the Wi-Fi usage details on screen of your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device. So, you need to hide the Wi-Fi data usage.

It is easy to hide the Wi-Fi data but if you need, just see the instructions.

Instructions

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ on the Home screen of your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device to open up the ‘Settings’ screen.Lollipop-Wi-Fi-Hide-12: At the ‘Settings’ screen, tap the ‘Data usage’ in the ‘Wireless & networks’ section.Lollipop-Wi-Fi-Hide-23: At the ‘Data usage’ screen, see the CELLULAR data is currently visible and displayed.Lollipop-Wi-Fi-Hide-34: Just tap the WI-FI tab and the details of Wi-Fi usage will become visible. If you want to hide the ‘Wi-Fi data usage’, tap the ‘Settings’ button, placed at the top right corner of the screen but immediately below the status bar. It will open up a popup menu.Lollipop-Wi-Fi-Hide-45: Tap the ‘Hide Wi-Fi’ in the popup menu.Lollipop-Wi-Fi-Hide-56: And see now ‘Wi-Fi usage’ details are hidden from the screen of ‘Data usage’ and only ‘Cellular data’ details are displayed.Lollipop-Wi-Fi-Hide-6

To show the ‘Wi-Fi’ data usage, reverse the process.

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How to Keep Wi-Fi On During Sleep in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Devices?

Normally, Wi-Fi is disconnected when the mobile phone is set to sleep. But its status may remains at the option of the user who may set the option to keep Wi-Fi on during sleep or not. The options available to the Android users in this regard are:

Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep:

  • Always
  • Only when plugged in
  • Never

The setting depends upon the Android user. As some of the apps may require Wi-Fi to continue securing necessary updates and data, user may choose any option, depending upon her/his specific need or requirements.

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You may set the options to keep Wi-Fi on during sleep but if you feel any problem, do not hesitate to see the instructions.

Instructions

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’, placed at the bottom right corner of the Home screen of your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device to open up the ‘Settings’ screen.Lollipop-Wi-Fi-During-Sleep-12: At the ‘Settings’ screen, tap the ‘Wi-Fi’ in the ‘Wireless & network’ section.Lollipop-Wi-Fi-During-Sleep-23: At the ‘Wi-Fi’ screen, tap the settings button, available in the top right corner of the ‘Wi-Fi’ screen, under the status bar. It will open up a popup menu.Lollipop-Wi-Fi-During-Sleep-34: Tap the ‘Advanced’ in the popup menu.Lollipop-Wi-Fi-During-Sleep-45: At the ‘Advanced Wi-Fi’ screen, see the current status of ‘Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep’ is ‘Never’. If you want to change the status of ‘Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep’, tap it. It will open up a prompt.Lollipop-Wi-Fi-During-Sleep-56: See at the prompt, current status of ‘Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep’ is set as ‘Never’. Lollipop-Wi-Fi-During-Sleep-67: If you want to change the status, click the status, you want. I tapped ‘Always’. It took me, instantly, back to the previous screen ‘Advanced Wi-Fi’.Lollipop-Wi-Fi-During-Sleep-78: See the status of ‘Keep Wi-Fi’ on during sleep’ is changed to ‘Always’ from ‘Never’.Lollipop-Wi-Fi-During-Sleep-8From now onward, the Wi-Fi in your Android Lollipop device will remain ‘On’, i.e. connected, and will continue to secure data and updates, required by many apps.

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