Tuesday, January 31

How to Quickly Delete Call History/Logs on your Tecno Phone

How to Delete Call and sms History/Call Log etc.. on your Tecno Phone - On your Tecno Android phone, there are plenty of things that you might want to delete – your call history/call log, browsing history, search history, Google Play search history, YouTube search history and a myriad other things. It’s more cumbersome to clear all this in Android because it involves a lot of screen tapping.

To do this you have to download the History Eraser. It’s a savior. Click on this play store link and install the app on your phone right now.

How to Quickly Delete History/Logs on your Tecno Phone


Once you launch the History Eraser application, you will see a number of check boxes that serve specific functions:

How to Quickly Delete call History on your Tecno Phone

It’s an extremely simple interface and shouldn’t take more than few seconds to get a hang of. The two icons at the bottom, on each side of the big Clean button, let you collapse the list and check/uncheck the boxes respectively.

How to Quickly Delete call log on your Tecno Phone


How to Quickly Delete History/Logs on your Tecno Phone


There are 5 sections that delete different kinds of history:

  • Cache
  • History
  • Call Log
  • SMS/MMS
  • Others


The Cache section will clear all apps cache at one go. Good to do when you are running out of space on your phone but if that’s not the case, you might want to uncheck this one and instead manually clear the cache of certain infrequently used apps through the Applications screen.

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The History section has Browser (default only), Google Play Search, Google Map Search, Gmail Search and Clipboard. If you ask me, I’ll probably just uncheck Gmail Search from this list and let others remain in the ‘delete’ list.

The Call Log section will let you delete all your call history and/or only your incoming + missed call history and/or all your outgoing call history. Right below it is the SMS/MMS section that can help you clean up your messages.

How to Quickly Delete History on your Tecno Phone

Lastly, there’s the Others section that as YouTube and Search Shortcuts options. But both these cannot be deleted directly from the app’s interface.

To delete Youtube search history, you’ll be taken to the Youtube app’s settings page where you can hit the Clear button. This is our only gripe with the application – but perhaps it is the Youtube app’s architecture that has to be blamed for this.

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When you tap the Clean button on the app, you’ll be warned first and it’ll ask if you really want to go ahead with the cleanup.

How to Quickly Delete History on your Tecno Phone

The Settings screen of the app, that can be accessed from the top right, has some customization options that you might want to make use of.

How to Quickly Delete History on your Tecno Phone

Overall, a simple and useful app to quickly de-clutter and regain space on your Android device. There’s a pro version of the app available too but the free one is pretty good as far as we’re concerned.

Where you able to Delete History on your Tecno Phone? tell us below.

How to root the Tecno camon C7 - Step by Step

How to root the Tecno C7  - Good News to those of us who own the Tecno C7 because the rooting is now available this way you can tweak your phone all you want.

How to root the Tecno Camon C7

The Tecno Camon C7 (C7-H355A1-M-160705V9 ) is an MT6735 powered phone running on Android 6 (Marshmallow), below are the procedures on how to root the Tecno C7.

How to root the Tecno Camon C7


➮Dump your firmware in scatter format using Miracle Box see Here

➮Download SuperSU 2.78 Here and save to both phone storage and SD card

➮Create a new folder named Hovatek on your PC

➮Copy preloader.bin from your Miracle Box backup into the Hovatek folder

➮Download TWRP for Tecno Camon C7 ported by Team Hovatek Here

➮Copy the TWRP recovery.bin and scatter file from the TWRP zip file downloaded above into the Hovatek folder, making peloader.bin, scatter file and recovery.bin (TWRP) in the folder

➮Flash the preloader.bin and recovery.bin using Miracle Box Here

➮Boot the phone into recovery mode (Vol up + Power) after flashing


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➮In TWRP, if you get a prompt asking you to swipe to allow TWRP modify the system partition, tap KEEP READ ONLY

➮In TWRP recovery, tap Install

➮Navigate to the location of the SuperSU.zip and select it

➮Swipe to confirm flashing of SuperSU.zip and wait till flashing is complete

➮Reboot the phone normally

➮Confirm Root by installing and running Root Checker Here


Credits To Hovatek

How To Quickly Set Alarm On Tecno Phones

How To Set Alarm On your Tecno Phone - The alarm clock on android smartphones has become one of the most useful android applications, for office workers who need to wake up very early in the morning for work plus students who need to wake up at a particular time of the day to study and some others too who need the alarm for one thing or the other, the Tecno Clock app comes in handy at that time. The best part of this app is fact that its inbuilt this means that it comes preloaded so you do not need to visit play store to download it.

When you take advantage of this inbuilt “Clock” app on your phone, You can set more than one alarm, its also possible to set alarm for different days if you don’t want the alarm to repeat everyday. You can also set a custom ringtone for the alarm. To achieve these setting is on your Tecno Android Phone, follow the steps below:

How To Set Alarm On your Tecno Phones

How To Set Alarm On All Tecno Phones


➤Click on the “Apps” icon on your Tecno Phone, tap the “clock” app
➤Tap on the alarm button at the bottom-left corner of the screen as highlighted below:

How To Set Alarm On All Tecno Phones


➤ Tap the “add alarm” button with the plus sign ( + ) at the top of the screen

How To Set Alarm On All Tecno Phones



➤Set the desired time and tap OK. Make sure you set the “AM” and “PM” correctly.

➤Tap the “Repeat” option so it can repeat it everyday. You can then tap on the day you don’t want the alarm to work.

How To Set Alarm On All Tecno Phones


In the sample above, all days are selected, hence it will repeat everyday.

➤Tap on the default ringtone to select the alarm ringtone of your choice

➤You can “uncheck” the “Vibrate” option if you don’t want your phone to vibrate while its alarming you. Keep in mind that phones tend to move around while vibrating.

That’s all.


The alarm will appear on the “clock” app screen. It will also appear on the home screen if you’ve added the Android “digital clock” widget to your home screen.


To turn off alarm on your Tecno Android, just tap on the “OFF” button beside the “ON” button.

How To Set Alarm On All Tecno Phones


You can change the settings of the alarm by clicking the drop down arrow as highlighted above.


To delete an alarm on Tecno Phone, touch and hold it for some seconds. Once selected, tap the delete icon.


NB: If you want a different alarm time for weekends, just set up a new alarm and only highlight Saturday and Sunday.

Did it help? tell us below.

Saturday, January 28

Latest and Best Tecno phones 2017 with Specifications and Prices

This is a list of the latest and best Tecno Phones released between May 2016 till date (2017) - with Tecno set to released more phones with breathtaking specs this 2017 we have decided to compile a list of their best devices so far, you can contribute to this post by stating which has been your favorite of all.

#A Device is Coming this February - #Its A secret Though - #Stay Tuned 

Latest Tecno phones 2017 with Specifications and Prices


NB.Click on the phone to view Full Specification, features and Pricing



Latest and Best Tecno phones 2017 with Specifications and Prices


1.) Tecno DroiPAD 10 Pro II - with 4G LTE



Latest and Best Tecno phones 2017 with Specifications and Prices

2.) Tecno Camon C7 - Iris Scanner

Latest and Best Tecno phones 2017 with Specifications and Prices

3.) Tecno Phantom 6 - Iris Scanner with 4G LTE

Latest and Best Tecno phones 2017 with Specifications and Prices

4.) Tecno Camon C9 - Iris Scanner with 4G LTE


Latest and Best Tecno phones 2017 with Specifications and Prices

5.) Tecno Camon C9 Pro - Iris Scanner with 4G LTE




Latest and Best Tecno phones 2017 with Specifications and Prices
6.) Tecno Phantom 6 Plus - Fingerprint Reader and Iris Scanner with 4G LTE


Latest and Best Tecno phones 2017 with Specifications and Prices

7.) Tecno W5 - FingerPrint Reader/Scanner with 4G LTE


Latest and Best Tecno phones 2017 with Specifications and Prices



Latest and Best Tecno phones 2017 with Specifications and Prices

9.) Tecno Phantom 5 - Fingerprint Reader/Scanner with 4G LTE


Latest and Best Tecno phones 2017 with Specifications and Prices

10.) Tecno WinPAD 2 - with 4G LTE


This all for now guys - Keep visiting Tecno Mobile Arena 

Friday, January 27

14 Most Efficient Smartphone Battery Tips 2017

Consider this 14 most efficient, tested and essential smartphone battery tips for android to extend your battery life longer than it used to, for you to archive this, you have to optimize your device with the tips below to gain additional 3 to 4 hours of battery life Trust Me.


How to Optimize My Smartphone Battery To last Longer

1. Check which apps are draining your battery
In all versions of Android, hit Settings -> Device -> Battery or Settings -> Power -> Battery Use to see a list of all apps and how much battery power they're using. If an app you don't use often seems to take up a disproportionate amount of power, consider uninstalling it.

14 Most Efficient Smartphone Battery Tips 2017


2. Uninstall apps
Delete apps you don't use from a single menu by heading to Settings -> Apps -> All. Tap on each app and hit Uninstall to remove it as well as any data it has created.

3. Never manually close apps
Despite the popularity of task-killer apps for Android, manually closing running apps doesn't help battery life, a myth recently debunked by both Apple and Google. In fact, closing an app can even very slightly damage battery life according to Android's SVP of Android, Chrome and Chrome OS, if the phone system requires it to run again (or when you open it again).

4. Remove unnecessary widgets from the home screen
Many Android apps, including social networks, weather apps and news apps, come with widgets that sit handily on the home screen for real-time updates. However, widgets are battery drainers due to their constant syncing with the mother-ship or power-sucking animations. If you don't need a permanent window into Twitter, or regular updates on the weather, remove the superfluous widget by pressing and holding it, then dragging it to the trash can icon.

5. Turn on Airplane Mode in low-signal areas
Smartphones use more power when trying to connect in low-signal areas. If you can't get a signal, turn on Airplane Mode by swiping down and tapping the Settings wheel. If your low-signal area is, say, an office or someone's home, you can turn on Wi-Fi (with Airplane Mode enabled) instead to stay connected. Then restart your cellular connection when you're in an area with better coverage.
On the flip side, disabling Wi-Fi may not always save battery life. Your phone uses less energy to connect to wireless than cellular networks, while Wi-Fi also helps phones determine location – handy for paring back the need for power-hungry GPS.

7. Turn off GPS when not in use
GPS is one of the heaviest drains on the battery – as you've probably noticed after using Google Maps to navigate your last road trip. When you're not actively using navigation, swipe down to access Quick Settings, and toggle it off. You'll be prompted to re-enable it when you use Maps.
Alternately, if you're using apps that require your location, you can head to Settings -> Location -> Mode and select “Battery saving” (where Wi-Fi and mobile networks are used to determine your location) over “High accuracy” (where GPS is also used).

8. Check app location tracking
Some apps track your location and therefore use more battery power than strictly necessary by accessing your GPS. At Settings -> Location you can see which apps recently requested your location, as well as how much (low/high) battery it took. For apps that seem to be demanding more than necessary, head into the apps and manually adjust the permissions individually.

9. Dim the screen – intelligently
If you're using Android 5.0 or newer, head to Settings -> Display and enable “automatic brightness”, which allows the phone to adapt the display based on the lighting where you are, ensuring the screen is never brighter than necessary.
But if your battery is in dire straits, manually dimming the screen is a good temporary fix until you can get to a charger. Pull down the notifications menu and drag the brightness slider to the very dimmest display level you're comfortable with.

10. Decrease screen timeout

You can save a little bit of battery power many times over by decreasing the length of time your phone remains idle before its display automatically goes dark. Head to Settings -> Display to adjust Screen timeout to, say, 10 seconds rather than an interval like 30 minutes (which you may have chosen if you were doing something like using the phone for a recipe).

11. Stop vibrating
If your phone is ringing, you don't need it to vibrate as well. Head to Settings > Sound and uncheck “Vibrate for calls”. To really get into battery miser mode, turn off haptic feedback, the handy little vibe when you press virtual keys, by going to Settings > Language and keyboard and unchecking “Vibration feedback”.

14. Keep weather updates local
Who doesn't love the weather widget that tells the time and the temperature in one handy, live-updating home screen box? If you've loaded yours up with cities where you've been vacationing, that widget could be contributing to heavy battery drain. Remove superfluous cities from your weather app by heading to Settings.


Did it Work For You?, How Much Battery Life Did You Gain?, Share Below

Wednesday, January 25

Tecno Winpad 2 vs Tecno Droipad 10 Pro II - Head to Head

The WinPAD 2 and DroiPAD 10  Pro II are one of the hottest Tablets in the market right now and of course both are from Tecno, So lets talk about the difference and similarities between the The WinPAD 2 and DroiPAD 10  Pro II, more detail bellow.

Tecno Winpad 2 vs Tecno Droipad 10 Pro II - Difference and Similarities



Operating System: Firstly, one of the striking difference between this two tablets is the Operating Systems. DroiPAD 10  Pro II runs on the latest RemisOS 2.0, just so you know, the RemisOS was designed to perform the function of windows and android, It also means you can enjoy doing productive work on the go.

On the other hand the WinPAD 2 is a Windows tablet it runs on the latest windows 10 out of box - means you can do pretty much anything your laptop does for you
Tecno Winpad 2 vs Tecno Droipad 10 Pro II - Difference and Similarities
TECNO WINPAD 2

Tecno Winpad 2 vs Tecno Droipad 10 Pro II - Difference and Similarities
TECNO DROIPAD 10 PRO II

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Display:
Both the DroiPAD and the DroiPAD 10  Pro II come with a 10.1 inch HD display.



Both support up to 10-point multi-touch. Which is pretty sweet for apps that require a lot of work for example when drawing, or when using a Piano app, etc.


Keyboard: They both come with an external easily-attached keyboard. You connect the keyboard and they become your portable laptops. You detach the keyboard and it becomes your easy-to-carry tablet.

Hardware: The WinPAD 2 features an Intel ATOM X5 1.92GHz 64bit Quad Core Processor while the DroiPAD 10  Pro II features an MTK 1.3GHz QuadCore Processor. Both have 2GB RAM. The DroiPAD has 32GB internal storage while the WinPAD has 64GB.


Cameras: Both features the front and back cameras. since i am yet to use one, i cant particularly their qualities. Especially the front cameras which are 2MP. Generally, tablets are not known for having spectacular cameras. Nonetheless the two devices come with 5MP back cameras.

Network: The WinPAD 2 and DroiPAD 10  Pro II support SIM cards. Also you can enjoy 4G/LTE on both Which is a good addition for people who don’t have constant Wi-Fi as you can comfortably use your device on the go without internet disruption.


Battery: Both  devices packs a powerful 7000mAh battery - this guarantees for enough battery juice which would last for more than one day on a heavy usage


Soo....Which one would you prefer?

Monday, January 23

Quickly Fix ‘APPLICATION NOT INSTALLED’ Error on Androids



How to Fix ‘APPLICATION NOT INSTALLED’ Error on Tecno, Infinix, Gionee, saamsung, HTC, Xiaomi and other Android phones - It’s the annoying error message you hate seeing on your Android phone: “Application not installed”. What happened? All you were trying to do was install an Android app. That should be simple.
Receiving this error message is a common problem when downloading APK files. APK stands for Android Application Package, and it used by the Android operating system as the package file format for the installation and allotment of mobile apps.


If for some reason, your Android device is unable to access Google Play, APK files offer another option for installing and downloading mobile apps. APK files are designed exclusively for Android devices.

Before getting into the details of the ‘Application not installed’ error message, let’s take a look at Android and its development and success over the years.


 Fix ‘APPLICATION NOT INSTALLED’ Error on Androids

ANDROID

Android is an operating system that was developed by Google. It was originally designed mainly for touch screen devices such as phones and tablets. It has since developed further to Android TV, Android Auto, and Android Wear.
Android initially received a lukewarm reaction when it was released in 2007. Many were impressed with the operating system’s design but were unsure if mobile manufacturers would be prepared or willing to replace their current operating systems.
However, Android grew exponentially, and since 2013, it has been the best selling operating system on tablets. It currently dominates on smartphones as well.
In 2009, research showed that Android possessed only 2.8% of worldwide smartphone shipments. By late 2010, that number had risen to 33%. In 2011, it was estimated that of all smartphone sales, Android owned 52.5%. By the end of 2012 Android was shown to have a 75% share of the global market smartphone. By May 2013, it was announced that 900 million Android devices had been activated up to that point.
In July 2013, the Google Play store had over one million published Android applications, with more than 50 billion applications downloaded.
As of October 2016, more than a billion Android devices have been sold with an activation rate of 1.5 million per day.
The first Android phone was the T-mobile G1, introduced in October 2008. Since 2008, Android has developed and released many updates that have consistently improved the operating system by adding new features and addressing previous issues/bugs.
Each significant release was named, in alphabetical order, after a dessert or candy. The first was the “Cupcake”. This was followed by “Donut”, “Honeycomb”, “Ice Cream Sandwich”, “Jelly Bean” and “Kit Kat”.
Applications for Android devices can easily be installed from the Google Play Store. In recent years, Android has a growing availability of third party applications. These can be acquired by downloading and installing the application’s Android Application Package (APK) files.
Back to the error message that is burning your eyes on your Android device. How can this message be addressed to remove the error and process the app installation?

How to Fix ‘APPLICATION NOT INSTALLED’ Error on Androids


POSSIBLE CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS

First, it is important to identify the reason the message is being displayed. Knowing the root cause will make finding a solution more accessible.
There are various reasons that could cause this error message to display. Let’s look at these common causes and some ways to resolve them.
  1. Problem: Not enough available storage space. This is a very common reason for the error. The app can’t be installed because there isn’t room for it on the device. If storage is full, no new apps can be downloaded.
Solution: Go through all of your current apps and delete any that you do not use to free up storage space. You can also delete photos, music and videos to free up any additional storage.
  1. Problem: Corruption of the app or the APK file. This is common when an app is downloaded from an unofficial source/outside of Google Play. The app you are trying to install may be already corrupted. It could also be copied from another source, or it may not even be fully available.
Solution: Double check the source you’re using to download the app and ensure it is a reliable source. If you cannot confirm this, it would be better to download the app from a trustworthy source such as Google Play.
  1. Problem: an APK signature or certificate clash. Android operating systems are defaulted to require that all applications be signed when installed. This signature is used to identify the author of the application and to build confidence among applications with the same signature. An app with a valid signature ensures that it is coming from the developers you expected. If you attempt to install an APK from outside the Google Play Store, and use it as an update to an app you currently have, the OS will try to validate the application’s certificate by ensuring it came from the same developers. If the certificate matches, the application will install as desired. If the certificate does not match, it implies the APK has been tampered with and will result in an “Application not installed” error message.
Solution: Ensure you are installing the application from a valid source. Delete any previous versions of the application that you may have on your Android device.
  1. Problem: Incorrect app install location. This is a common reason for the error message. There are certain apps that can only be installed on phone memory. Other apps can be installed on both the phone memory and the SD card. An SD card is a memory card that can be used on Android devices to allow for more space for your photos, games, apps and music. If an app that is only available to be downloaded on the phone memory attempts to install on the SD card, it will result in the error message.
Solution: First you can attempt to reset your device’s app permissions. To do this go to Settings>Apps>All>Menu key>Reset app permissions or reset app preferences. Second, you can change the application installation location to ‘Let the system decide’ or ‘Automatic’.
  1. Problem: Corrupted storage on the phone or SD card. This is likely the most common problem when it comes to issues with applications not being installed. If the storage of your Android device or the SD card is corrupt in any way, no new application can be installed.
Solution: If there is corruption, it is most likely to be your SD card that is corrupted over your phone storage. In this case, you can reformat your SD card. Copy the contents of the memory card to another location as a backup first, and then reformat the card. To format your SD card on your Android device, go to the home screen and tap on Menu>Settings. Proceed to SD & Phone Storage. Tap on “Unmount SD card” and then validate. Follow this by tapping on “Format SD”. Follow the process on the screen to complete the formatting.
  1. Problem: Installation on a mounted SD card. It’s possible that your SD card is mounted on a laptop or another device. If this is the case, the SD card will be seen as not accessible and therefore errors will occur when you attempt to install a new app.
Solution: This is a very simple solution; ensure that your SD card is not connected to any other devices. If it is, disconnect it.
  1. Problem: Temporary operating system errors or app permission errors may also be the cause of this issue.
Solution: In this case, there isn’t a direct go-to solution. It may be as simple as waiting and attempting to install the app later, hoping the temporary glitch has resolved itself.

OTHER OPTIONS TO RESOLVE THE ISSUE

There are a few other options in attempting to resolve the ‘application not installed’ issue if the causes are not any of the above.
  • As we do with all electronic and technological devices when they give us problems, reboot your phone. You also try to simply shut down the device, remove the battery and reinsert it.
  • The last solution to resolve the problem is to completely wipe your phone. This is not an ideal option and should only be used as a last resort. You can wipe your device by going to Settings and doing a factory reset. You can also do a total wipe in recovery mode. Again, this option should only be used if you have attempted allof the above and not been successful.

GOODBYE ERROR MESSAGE

Now you are all set for the next time you receive that pesky ‘Application not installed’ error message. Instead of rolling your eyes and throwing your phone in frustration, you can go through all of the causes and solutions in this article. You’ll be sure to resolve the issue quickly and easily.
In some cases, it will be as simple as shutting your phone off and taking out, then reinserting the battery. Or a simple reboot of your phone may do the trick. It may be that you’ve got so many amazing apps, photos and games, that there simply isn’t any remaining storage left on your phone; that’s easy to fix with the deletion of apps you no longer use.
Even if the root cause is more serious and the fix is more laborious, at least you have options of how to resolve the issue now.