How to Enable Volume Button to Wake Your Android KitKat 4.4.4 Phone?

Receiving the incoming call, promptly, at a time when you are busy, driving, sleeping or talking with someone with just one touch is not a problem in Android KitKat 4.4.4 Phone. In Android KitKat 4.4.4, you may set many buttons to receive the incoming call at your convenience and urgently.

Usually, Start or Home button is used to receive the incoming calls when the phone is in sleep mode. But, you may also set Volume button to receive the incoming calls and setting it is made simpler in Android KitKat 4.4.4 smartphones.


Command Line: Settings > DEVICE – Buttons > Volume Buttons – Wakeup 

1: Tap the ‘Settings’ on the Home screen of your Android KitKat 4.4.4 phone. KitKatVolWakeup12: Tap the ‘Buttons’ under the DEVICE. KitKatVolWakeup23: See the ‘Wake up’ under the ‘VOLUME BUTTONS’ is unchecked, i.e. disabled. KitKatVolWakeup34: Tap the ‘Wake up’ under the VOLUME BUTTONS to enable it. KitKatVolWakeup4That’s all!

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How to Change Signal Status Style to Text in Android KitKat 4.4 Phone?

Signal status in the status bar is such a thing about which all the smartphone users remain conscious. Normally, it is displayed in iconic form.Whenever, status changes, the smartphone is required to be taken to that position where the signals are stronger ones. Decision of weak or strong signals is done by just looking at the iconic form. But, if the signals are changed to the text form, the judgement of weaker or stronger signals is much easier and rather objective.

To change the signals style to text form is mush easier if the instruction, given below, are followed:

Command Line: Settings > PERSONALIZATION – Interface > Status Bar > Signal Status Style

1: See the ‘Signal status style’ is iconic in the Status Bar.

2: Tap the ‘Settings’.KitKatSSS13: Tap the ‘Interface’ in PERSONALIZATION.KitKatSSS24: See the signal status under the ‘Signal status style’ is ‘Icon’. Tap it. A prompt will open up with 3 option buttons. KitKatSSS45: See the ‘Signal status style’ is ‘Icon’ while the 2 other items, ‘Text’ and ‘Hidden’ are not selected.KitKatSSS56: Tap to select the ‘Text’. See immediately after the change in the style, signal status is also changed to text. KitKatSSS7 That’s all!

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How to Show Clock on Status Bar of Android KitKat 4.4 Phone, Quickly?

Display of clock in the status bar of Android KitKat 4.4 is set by default. But when users adopts the Clock widget on the Home screen, they do not feel the need to display the clock in the status bar. So, users may use the option to disable the clock from status bar.

For the purpose, you must follow the instructions:

Command Line: Settings > PERSONALIZATION – Interface > Status Bar    

1: At the ‘Home screen’, see the clock is not displayed in the ‘Status Bar’.

2: Tap the ‘Settings’ to open up.KitKatCSB13: Tap the ‘Interface; under the PERSONALIZATION.KitKatCSB24: In the ‘Interface’ screen, tap the ‘Status Bar’ to open.KitKatCSB35: In the ‘Status Bar’, see the ‘Show clock’ is unchecked and disabled.  KitKatCSB46: Tap the ‘Show clock’ to check and enable it. See the Clock is enabled and displayed, immediately, in the ‘Status Bar’.KitKatCSB57: See the ‘Clock’ is also displayed in the ‘Status Bar’.KitKatCSB6That’s all!

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How to Set Pictures From Gallery as Wallpaper in Android KitKat 4.4 Phone?

It is a human nature to remember nice and beautiful moments. The best way to remember the nice moments is to set it as wallpaper on Home screen. Now Android has made it easier to adopt the image as the wallpaper.

For the purpose, just follow the instructions:

1: Tap ‘Gallery’ to open the images.KitKatWallpaper1

2: Tap the folder from where you want to take image to be set as the wallpaper.KitKatWallpaper2

3: In the folder, tap the image which you want to add as wallpaper.KitKatWallpaper3

4: Tap the settings button, available at the top right corner of the screen. It will open up a popup menu.

5: In the popup menu, tap the ‘Set picture as’. It would open up a prompt, displaying the ‘Set as’ with 3 items in it: ‘Contact photo’, Wallpaper’ and WhatsApp profile photo’.KitKatWallpaper4

6: Tap ‘Wallpaper’. It will open up a picture which you want to set as your wallpaper.KitKatWallpaper5

7: Tap the ‘Set wallpaper’ instructions, given at the top of the picture. It will set the image as the wallpaper.KitKatWallpaper68: See the picture selected by you has been set as the ‘Wallpaper’.KitKatWallpaper7That’s all!

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How to Set Wallpaper of Android KitKat 4.4, Quickly, From Home Screen?

Majority of the users of the smartphones frequently feel the need to change wallpapers, due to their need for the CHANGE. This is the very basic psychosomatic need of the human beings to change, which is caused mainly by the social or some other reason.

Android has provided a very interesting and innovative method to change the wallpaper, quickly, and right from the Home screen. This is simple and quick procedure.

To change the wallpaper, quickly, follow the instructions:

1: Tap the Home screen, anywhere on the screen, and held it for a while.KitKatWPCH1

2: A setting screen will appear with 3 buttons, WALLPAPER, WIDGET & SETTINGS, near the bottom of the home screen.KitKatWPCH2

3: Tap the WALLPAPER button.KitKatWPCH3

4: See a spectrum of wallpapers, offered by Android KitKat 4.4, will appear near the bottom of the screen. You may swipe these wallpapers to select one of your choice. Tap the one selected by you for the wallpaper. The wallpaper, chosen by you, will appear on the screen with a message ‘Set wallpaper’.

5: Tap the ‘Set wallpaper’ and the selected wallpaper will be set as the Home screen.KitKatWPCH4

See your desired Wallpaper is set on the Home screen.KitKatWPCH5That’s all!

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How to Enable Home Button to Wake up Your Android KitKat 4.4 phone?

It is a good idea to have more than one buttons to wake up your phone. Many of the mobile devices are set to wake up by pressing the POWER button. But, you may also set the Android KitKat 4.4 to wake up by pressing the HOME button.

To set your mobile to wake up with the HOME button is simple if you follow the instructions:

Command Line: Settings > DEVICES – Buttons

1: Tap the ‘Settings’ to open up.KitKatHBWU1

2: Under the DEVICES, tap ‘Buttons’.KitKatHBWU2

3: In the ‘Buttons’, see under the HOME BUTTON, the ‘Home button wake’ is not checked. Check it to enable it.KitKatHBWU3

4: See the ‘Home button wake’ is checked and enabled. KitKatHBWU4Now you may also press the HOME button to wake up the phone in addition to the POWER button.

That’s all!

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How to Attach and Send Pictures to SMS in Android KitKat 4.4 Phone?

Photos and picture sharing is, increasingly, becoming a fun. Pic sharing is like the basic activity in the social life. With the advent of smartphones with built in digital cameras, the pic sharing is becoming more and more popular. Great many users exchange pics almost daily.

When it is easy to attach pics with SMS, why not you also enjoy this fun. Let’s try.

It is fairly easy if the instructions given below are followed:

Command Line: Messaging App > New Message > Attach > Pictures > Recent

1: Tap to open up the Messaging app by tapping the ‘Messaging app’ icon on the HOME screen.KitKatAttachPic12: Tap ‘New Message’ icon button, available in the left bottom corner of the ‘Messaging’ screen. KitKatAttachPic23: Tap the attach button, available immediately below the Status Bar of the ‘New message’ screen. It would open up a popup menu; named ‘Attach’. See the button ‘Pictures’ at the top of the popup menu.KitKatAttachPic34: Tap the ‘Pictures’ button in the popup menu.KitKatAttachPic45: Here, at the ‘Recent’ screen, tap the settings button at the top right corner of the screen. It will open up a small menu with just 2 items in it.  Tap the ‘List view’ item.KitKatAttachPic56: A long list of images will appear. Select the desired picture and tap it. It would be attached.KitKatAttachPic6

7: See the picture, attached with the message, with 3 buttons – View, Replace and Remove – in the right widget. Do as per your desire.KitKatAttachPic7 Now, you may also share your favorite picture with your friends.

That’s all!

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How to Add Subject to the SMS in Android KitKat 4.4 Phone?

This is common observation that the messages received are, normally, without any subject. This is why a lot of time is wasted in reading the whole message. The cause of lack of effectiveness of the SMS is, in majority cases, due to the reason that people do not take interest in SMS. If the subject to the SMS is added, receiver may just check the subject and may decide to read it or not. Sometimes, some every important messages are neglected due to lack of subject.

Adding the subject can attract a lot many people to the SMS. The basic reason is that great many people don’t know; how to add subject. But, this is simple.

To know to add subject to the SMS, follow the instructions:

Command Line: Messaging App > New Message > Settings > Add Subject

1: Tap the Messaging app icon to open ‘Messaging screen’.KitKatSubject1

2: Tap the ‘New Message’ button to add new message. The ‘New message; screen will appear.KitKatSubject2

3: Tapping the settings button, displayed in the top right corner of the ‘New message’ screen will open up a popup menu.

4: In the popup menu, tap the ‘Add subject’.KitKatSubject3

5: See the ‘Subject’ immediately below the ‘To’ will appear along with a keyboard below the ‘Type message’.KitKatSubject46: Tap the ‘Subject’ and write down the subject of the SMS using the keyboard.KitKatSubject5

 Now the SMS, sent by you, will have this subject.

That’s all!

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How to Set Call Forwarding in Android KitKat 4.4 Phone?

When you are out station or at a place where phone service is not available or your phone is powered off due to some reason, you may miss many important calls from your friends, spouses, clients, customers of even bosses. Depending upon the situation, this may prove to be disastrous either to your social life or career.

In such situations of your busy, unanswerable or unreachable cell number, you may opt to select any other number for the call to be forwarded. It may be land line number, your other number or the number of your spouse or any other person.

As a solution to the problem, you may enable and set the Android KitKat 4.4 phone accordingly for call forwarding.


For the purpose, follow the instructions:

Command Line: Phone Dialer > Mass Response screen – Settings > Settings > Call Settings > OTHER CALL SETTINGS > Call Forwarding Settings

1: Tap the Phone Dialer icon to open up the Mass Response screen.KitKatCF12: At the Mass Response screen, tap the Settings button, available at the right bottom of the screen. It will open up a popup where tap on the Settings. It will take you to the ‘Call settings’.KitKatCF23: At the ‘Call settings’ screen, go to the OTHER CALL SETTINGS. At OTHER CALL SETTINGS, tap ‘Call Forwarding’.KitKatCF34: At the ‘Call forwarding settings’, you will find 4 settings:

a: Always Forward.
b: Forward when busy.
c: Forward when unanswerable.
D: Forward when unreachable.

You may select any of the situations and the number to answer to the caller according to the situation.KitKatCF45: Tap ‘Always forward’ and a prompt with numerical keyboard will appear, offering you to write down the number of your choice and then tap ‘Enable’ or ‘Cancel’ in case you decides to cancel the call forwarding.

Similar is the case with all the remaining 3 options.KitKatCF5And That’s All!

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How to enable Android KitKat 4.4 Phone to Vibrate While on Call Waiting?

Android KitKat 4.4 provided the feature to set phone on vibrate while on Call Waiting. It is sometimes required by the users to be intimated of incoming call while he/she is using the phone either for call or some other activity.

During the usage of phone for call or any other activity, incoming call may become cumbersome, rather awkward, as it would cause the phone tone to ring. Here, Android comes forward to help with suggestion to enable the phone to vibrate while the user is on call waiting.

For the purpose, follow the instructions:

1:  Tap to open the Phone ‘Dialer’.KITKATCALLWAITING1

2: In the phone profile screen, tap the ‘Settings button’. It would open up a popup menu.

3: In the popup menu, tap the Settings.KITKATCALLWAITING2

4: On the ‘Call settings’ screen, see the ‘Vibrate on call waiting’ is unchecked, i.e. this feature is not enabled.KITKATCALLWAITING3

5: Tap to check it and the ‘Vibrate on call waiting’ is enabled.KITKATCALLWAITING4

 That’s all!

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