How to Search Name of Contact or Number in Android 5.1 Lollipop Device?

Searching a desired contact name or the calling number may become more and more troublesome with the increase of contacts in phone book. In phone book with few hundred phone numbers, it may be a time consuming task to search out a specific contact, requiring wastage of lot of time.

Keeping in view the issue, Android has added a specific feature in Android 5.1 Lollipop, like its previous versions,  which can be applied to search out the desired contact number.

Now, you may also apply the feature to search out the contact but if you need, you may see the instructions.

Instructions

1: Tap the icon of ‘Phone Dialer’ on the Home screen of your Android 5.1 Lollipop device to open up the ‘Phone Dialer’ screen.Lollipop-Contact-Search-12: At the ‘Phone Dialer’ screen, tap either at the place where a message, ‘Enter a name or phone number’ is written or tap the search button, place at the top left corner of the screen – both given at the top of the ‘Phone Dialer’ screen. It will open up a vacant place with a keyboard at the bottom of the screen.Lollipop-Contact-Search-23: At the vacant place, you may write up either the name or phone number, with the help of keyboard, and tap ‘Go’ button, placed at the bottom right corner of the keyboard.Lollipop-Contact-Search-34: Most probably, typing few initial alphabets of the contact name will help you to search out the desired name of number. In the example, I was willing to search out the contact number of Contractor. I just typed the ‘con’ and the name and contact number of the search immediately appeared – near the top of the screen.Lollipop-Contact-Search-4Similarly, you may search out the desired name or number, in a few second time.

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How to Set Timer in Camera for Snap Shots in Android 5.0 Lollipop?

When you are alone and still willing to take snap of yourself or your group and there is no one to tae snap, then you need an auto mechanism to take snaps. Timer is such a feature which, when set, can delay the snap for a few seconds, providing you time to be available and ready for the snap. Such mechanism is available in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop devices as well.

If you want to enjoy such feature, you may do it easily but if you feel some problem in this regard, see the instructions.

Instructions

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Camera’ app on the Home screen of your Android 5.0.2 Lollipop device to open up the ‘Camera’ app screen.Lollipop-Camera-Timer-12: At the screen of the ‘Camera’ app, tap the settings button and see the 3 buttons will appear at the bottom of the screen.Lollipop-Camera-Timer-23: See the button of ‘Timer’ is not enabled and activated.Lollipop-Camera-Timer-34: Tap the ‘Timer button.

5: See after tapping the ‘Timer’ button, delay time of ‘3s’ would appear, i.e. now you may set the timer to delay the snapshot for 3 seconds after tapping the ‘Camera’ button.Lollipop-Camera-Timer-46: If you want to increase the time span between the tapping of the screen and snapshot, tap the ‘Timer’ button for some more time delay and the delay time will be increased to ‘10s’.Lollipop-Camera-Timer-57: If you want to cancel the time delay, tap the ‘Timer’ button one more time and the ‘Timer’ will be disabled.Lollipop-Camera-Timer-38: If you want set the timer to just ‘3s’, tap the screen and swipe it to right and it will become available with the settings button. Now it is ready to be used.Lollipop-Camera-Timer-6Now, upon tapping the camera button, the timer will beep for the 3 times and the a flash of 1,2 & 3 numbers will appear on the screen and then with a sound of click, the snapshot will be taken.

Now you may even enjoy the self-photograph with the help of the timer button.

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How to Send Email from Microsoft Outlook in Android 4.4.4 KitKat Device?

Like opening the different accounts of email in Microsoft Outlook, though separately yet simultaneously, Microsoft Outlook can be used to send emails from different accounts. For the purpose, one app is used but can be used to send from different email accounts.

It is easy but if you do not understand, see the instructions.

Instructions

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Microsoft Outlook’ app at the Home screen of your Android 4.4.4 KitKat device to open the app screen. Microsoft-Outlook-New-Message-12: At the ‘Inbox – All Accounts’ screen, tap the ‘Message Compose’ button, placed at the second from the first at the top right corner, immediately below the status bar. Microsoft-Outlook-New-Message-23: At the ‘Compose’ screen, see the current email address is ‘YAHOO!’. If you want to send the email from any other email ID, tap the popup menu button, placed at the right of the email address. It will open up the popup menu. Microsoft-Outlook-New-Message-34: At the popup menu, see there, currently, 2 email addresses:

  • YAHOO!
  • Gmail

I did not changed the email address and again tapped the ‘YAHOO!’ ID.Microsoft-Outlook-New-Message-45: Now, tap the start of the space, set for the email address of the receiver of the email message, against the ‘To’. Microsoft-Outlook-New-Message-56: I wrote just ‘a’ and a popup option opened below, offering the different email addresses. I selected the one and tapped it. You may select the email address the receiver of your choice. It will appear at the space, available for the address of the receiver. Microsoft-Outlook-New-Message-67: At the space available for the ‘Subject’ I tapped and wrote HBD. You may write your subject.

8: Similarly, after the ‘Subject’, I tapped at the space, available immediately below the ‘Subject’ line and above the ‘Signature’ – see the signature here is; ‘Sent by Outlook for Android’. This signature is set by default. Microsoft-Outlook-New-Message-78: Now, tap the ‘Send’ button, placed at the top right corner but immediately below the status bar. See when I placed the finger on the ‘Send’ button, a screen tip informed us that this button is set to send the message. Tap the ‘Send’ button to send the message to the receiver.Microsoft-Outlook-New-Message-8That’s all!

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How to Flip an Image in Mirror in Android 4.4.4 KitKat Device?

Sometimes, images are required in different postures – other than the original ones. You may flip the images and may select the appropriate one for the purpose. Android has a specific feature – Filters – which may be used for the editing of the image. You may flip the image as if it is seen in mirror.

You may get the image flipped with the help of the filters tools. If you need any help, feel free to get the help from instructions.

Instructions

Get the image, which you want to edit, with the help of the Command Line.

Command Line to Open the Desired Image: Command Line: Gallery – Home > Albums – Gallery > Image – Albums.

1: Tap the image anywhere on the image screen and the ‘Filters’ button, placed at the bottom left corner of the screen, will become visible. KitKat-Flip-Image-Mirror-12: Tap the ‘Filters’ button to open the filters tool bar.KitKat-Flip-Image-Mirror-23: Tap the ‘Crop’ tools button. KitKat-Flip-Image-Mirror-34: Tap the ‘Mirror’ tool bar, once, and see the image is flipped as if it is seen in the mirror. Similarly, further tapping the ‘Mirror’ button will continue to flip the image after each tap. KitKat-Flip-Image-Mirror-4

KitKat-Flip-Image-Mirror-5KitKat-Flip-Image-Mirror-65: If you want to undo the change in the position, tap the ‘UNDO’ button, placed at the center of the screen, immediately above the image but below the status bar.

5: This tool offers 3 different flip positions. If you like any flip position, just tap the ‘SAVE’, placed at the top left corner of the screen.  KitKat-Flip-Image-Mirror-7 KitKat-Flip-Image-Mirror-8That’s all!

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How to Rotate an Image in Android 4.4.4 KitKat Device?

Sometimes, images are required to be rotated in some other direction, in order to apply them anywhere for any purpose. Though there are more than one features in Android 4.4.4 KitKat to rotate the images but this one is the most appropriate one.

The addition of the filters in Android 4.4.4 KitKat to edit the images is a unique feature and is the most convenient feature. You can also apply filters to rotate the images, as per your need and / or requirements. If you feel any need, please do see the instructions for the guidance.

Instructions

Follow the Command Line to open the target image.

Command Line to Open up the Target Image: Gallery – Home screen > Album – Gallery > Image / Photo – Album.

1: Tap the image anywhere and the ‘Filters’ button will become visible. KitKat-Image-Rotate-12: Tap the ‘Filters’ button. It will open up the filters tool bar. KitKat-Image-Rotate-23: At the ‘Filters’ tool bar, tap the ‘Crop’ tools. It will open up many tools, related to the cropping and other related editing. KitKat-Image-Rotate-3

KitKat-Image-Rotate-44: Tap the ‘Rotate’ tool once and the image will rotate 90 degree clockwise. KitKat-Image-Rotate-55: Similarly, continue to tap the ‘Rotate’ tool and after every tap, the image will rotate clockwise. After 4 taps, the image will also become straight to the original position.

6: If you want to undo any change, tap the ‘Undo’ button, placed at the middle of the bar, above the image, but below the status bar. KitKat-Image-Rotate-77: At any stage, if you think the position of the image, rotated, suits to your need, tap the ‘SAVE’ button, placed at the top left corner of the screen, immediately below the status bar. KitKat-Image-Rotate-7

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How to Straighten a Selfie, in Android 4.4.4 KitKat Device?

Selfie, a new art of self–photography, is rapidly replacing normal photography for the self–projection. It is a fun as well an art to present oneself for snap in mobile phone which have the front camera though some experts are also applying the back end cameras as well for the purpose.

A problems, some naïve users face in selfies is that it is difficult to keep the snap straight. To keep your arms straight is a difficult task while taking the selfies which is found in majority of the selfies. Understanding the difficulty of the phone camera users, Android has introduced a feature to straighten the image to some extend during the process of image editing.

It is easy to straighten the image but if you need, you may see the instructions.

Instructions

Command Line to Open up the Target Image: Gallery > Album – Gallery > Image.

1: Tap the image screen, anywhere, and the ‘Filter’ button will become visible. Tap the ‘Filter’ button and it will open up tools of editing. KitKat-Selfie-Straighten-12: At the filters bar, tap the ‘Crop’ tool. It will open up the cropping tools, placed in film view. Tap the ‘Straighten’ tool which is second from the left. It will open the image in a cropping environment. KitKat-Selfie-Straighten-23: Tap anywhere on the image and twist the image to right or left. KitKat-Selfie-Straighten-34: When I twisted the image to the rightward direction, it was straighten, but within the canvas of the image. Though some of the space around was lost but the image straightened to some extent. When you feel the image is straightened up to your satisfaction, tap the ‘APPLY’ button, placed in the tool bar, at the bottom of the screen. It will crop your image and will present the picture in a relatively straighter way. KitKat-Selfie-Straighten-45: If you think this is comparatively straighter image, you may tap the ‘SAVE’ button, placed at the top left of the screen, immediately below the status bar. KitKat-Selfie-Straighten-5If you do not like the image and want to revert back to the original position, tap the ‘Undo’ button. It will revert your image to original state. KitKat-Selfie-Straighten-6That’s all!

How to Crop an Image, as Desired, in Android 4.4.4 KitKat Devices?

Whenever an image or photo is edited, the unnecessary parts are cropped to make it more presentable. It is necessary to prepare and edit the image for the purpose for which it is being prepare. Keeping the importance of the cropping, a specific feature has been added in the Android 4.4.4 KitKat which makes the cropping, rather fun.

Now, you may crop the images at your own but if you feel any problem, do see the instructions.

Instructions

Command Line to Open up the Target Image: Gallery > Album – Gallery > Image.

1: Tap anywhere on the screen of image and ‘Filters’ button will become visible. Tap it to open up the filter bar. KitKat-Image-Crop-42: Tap the ‘Crop’ button on the filter at the filters tool bar of the image screen. See the many editing tools will appear in the film view. Tap the first one, i.e. ‘Crop’. KitKat-Image-Crop-53: See 2 prominent tools will appear:

  • A popup menu prompt, named; ‘CROP’ will appear at the bottom of the screen, replacing the previous film view of tools.
  • Four controls will appear along the four bordering line of the image.

KitKat-Image-Crop-74: Tap the popup menu prompt, ‘CROP’. It will open up a popup menu with 6 different ratios:

  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:4
  • 5:7
  • 7:5
  • None
  • Original

KitKat-Image-Crop-85: Tap 1:1 which means 1 size width and 1 size height.

6: See the change in the image dimensions. If you want to move the cropped image, upward or downward, tap and drag the image with your finger as desired. KitKat-Image-Crop-97: Similarly, if you want to crop the image in 4:3 ratio, tap 4:3 and new crop size will change, accordingly. KitKat-Image-Crop-118: If you want to move the cropped image to upward or down, before final decision, you may drag the image with the movement of your finger to any direction. Similarly, you may move any corner of the image by tapping the control a dragging the control to the direction of your choice to make it fit for the crop.  KitKat-Image-Crop-139: After the final editing, tap ‘CROP’ and the image will be cropped. KitKat-Image-Crop-1510: Now, tap the ‘SAVE’ to save the image, after cropping, for future use. KitKat-Image-Crop-16

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How to Change Color of Image Border in Android 4.4.4 KitKat Device?

Color of the border of image and photos play an important role in the beautification of the image. If borders are of good colors, image may look prominent and attractive. Again, the change in the color depends upon the aesthetic taste of the end users of the image or photo.

You may change the color of the border of the image, easily. But, if you feel any problem, you may see the instructions.

Instructions

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Gallery’ app at the Home screen of your Android 4.4.4 KitKat device to open up the ‘Gallery’ screen. KitKat-Images-BorderColor-12: At the ‘Gallery’ screen, tap the album of the choice from where you want to select image for the editing. KitKat-Images-BorderColor-23: Choose and tap the image color of the border of which you want to change. KitKat-Images-BorderColor-34: At the image screen, tap anywhere and see the ‘Filter’ button will become visible on the bottom left corner of the screen. Tap the ‘Filter’ button. KitKat-Images-BorderColor-4

KitKat-Images-BorderColor-55: At the ‘Filter’ bar, tap the ‘Borders’ button, placed at the second from left at the bottom of the image. It will open up many border styles. Swipe to the right to explore border styles. KitKat-Images-BorderColor-66: Swipe the border styles to the right till it reaches border styles at the bottom of which word ‘Borders’ is written. KitKat-Images-BorderColor-7

KitKat-Images-BorderColor-87: See immediately after your tapping the border style, the filter status bar will change. Now, in place of the previous border style film view, a prompt, named; THICKNESS will appear with a control on its right. Tap the control and the popup menu will open. Tap the ‘Color’ in the popup menu. It will open up a pallet of colors. KitKat-Images-BorderColor-98: See, currently, color of the border is Black. Tap any color of your desire or required. KitKat-Images-BorderColor-109: And see the color of the border will change. Tap the ‘SAVE’ to save the change in the border color for future use.KitKat-Images-BorderColor-1110: And see the color of the border will be changed, accordingly.KitKat-Images-BorderColor-12That’s’ all!

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How to Set Corner Size of Border of Image in Android 4.4.4 KitKat Device?

Corners make the images and snaps more beautiful and attractive. Appropriate corners size depends upon the personal likeness of the user and also on the requirements of the image. Corner size may be changed if the corners looks to be inappropriate. This is purely a matter of aesthetic taste.

To change the corners of the images and photos, Android has a specific feature in KitKat 4.4.4 which when applied can change the corner size. For more details, see the instructions, if need be.

Instructions

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Gallery’ app on the Home screen of your Android 4.4.4 KitKat device to open up the ‘Gallery’ screen.KitKat-Image-CornerSize-1

2: At the ‘Gallery’ screen, tap the album from which you want to choose an image for further actions. KitKat-Image-CornerSize-23: Tap the image, the corners of which you want to resize. KitKat-Image-CornerSize-34: At the image screen, tap anywhere on the screen and see the ‘filter’ button will appear on the screen. Tap the ‘Filter’ button. KitKat-Image-CornerSize-45: At the bottom of the screen, tap the button of the borders. At the film view of the border styles, see, currently, there is no border till now. KitKat-Image-CornerSize-56: Swipe the film view of the border styles to the right till it reaches the style where you can see the style marked; ‘Borders’. Tap it and the tools bar of the filters will change. KitKat-Image-CornerSize-67: See a slider will appear with prompt upward popup menu, named; ‘THICKNESS’. Tap the control of the prompt, THICKNESS and it will open up a popup menu. KitKat-Image-CornerSize-78: Tap the ‘Corner size’ in the popup menu and a slider will appear. KitKat-Image-CornerSize-89: Now, see slider tip it at the extreme left, i.e. the corner size of the image is minimum. KitKat-Image-CornerSize-910: Tap the slider tip and drag it to the right and see the corner size is changing with the movement of the slider tip. KitKat-Image-CornerSize-1011: Drag the slider tip to a little more to the right and the corner size will change, accordingly. KitKat-Image-CornerSize-1112: At the appropriate corner size, tap the ‘SAVE’, placed at the top left corner of the screen, immediately below the status bar to save it for usage.

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How to Manage Thickness of Border of Images in Android 4.4.4 KitKat?

There is no doubt that borders around the images and photos are a must for the beauty of the images. But, this is also true that some people like the border while others do not. Further, suitable thickness of the border is required for specific purposes. Especially, when images are uploaded on the social networks, borders are liked.

Keeping the choice of the Android users in view, a feature has been added in the KitKat 4.4.4 which, when applied, can add not only borders but also can set thick or thin border. If you need a little help, do not hesitate to see the instructions.

Instructions

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Gallery’ app on the Home screen of your Android 4.4.4 KitKat device to open up the ‘Gallery’ screen. KitKat-Image-Thickness-12: At the ‘Gallery’ screen, tap the album of your choice to open the images in it. KitKat-Image-Thickness-23: At the specific album, tap the image on which you want to add border. KitKat-Image-Thickness-34: At the image screen, tap anywhere on the image and a filters button will become visible on it. Tap the filter button and a set of buttons will become visible. KitKat-Image-Thickness-45: Tap the button of borders, placed at the second from left at the bottom of the screen. It will open up a film view of different types of borders. Swipe the film to right or left to view the borders to explore them.KitKat-Image-Thickness-56: Swipe to right to the border style, marked ‘Borders’. Tap the border style and a new prompt upward popup menu, named;  ‘THICKNESS’ will appear. Further, see a slider control appears to manage the thickness of the border of the image. KitKat-Image-Thickness-77: Tap the slider and drag it to the right or left to adjust the thickness of the border. KitKat-Image-Thickness-88: Drag the slider to left and see the border will become thicker.  You may set slider, anywhere on the slider to set the thickness of border of image. Setting of the thickness of the border is entirely aesthetic.KitKat-Image-Thickness-99: I dragged the slider to the extreme left where the thickness of the image becomes minimum. When the thickness of the border is finalized, tap the ‘SAVE’, placed at the top left corner of the screen, immediately below the status bar to save the changes. KitKat-Image-Thickness-10Now, you can set the thickness of the border of the image, as per your desire, to make the image look more beautiful.

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