Android Theme Thursday September 20

 

This week for the Android theme review, we will be talking about the ADW Sticker Album Theme. The most notable part of the theme is the change in the  icons. This is a very fun theme and has a playful feel to it.

Some people aren’t sure how to add a theme to ADW launcher, please refer to this article:

How to add a theme to ADW launcher

 

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Adding your internet provider’s email when its actually Gmail [Android Basics]

Many ISPs are using Gmail these days. Because of that, there is some confusion with the setup. Here are the settings to add your Internet Service Provider (ISP) email to an Android phone.

These directions are if you are using the Mail or Email application. Many times you can skip all of this setup by using the Gmail for Android application.

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Google Translate for Android

Google released an amazing application for Androids. Google translate gives you the ability to communicate with people who have a hard time understanding your language. Much like the web-based version, you can type in what you want to send to someone in English and Google Translate will automatically convert it to one of over 50 languages. Continue reading

Add an email account to an Android phone [Android Basics]

For the average person, you will likely have more than one email address going to your Android phone.

Below is a run through on how-to set up a basic non-Google email on your Android device. Some email providers may need special server or port settings. If you follow these steps, this will explain how to input those settings.

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Starting a Gmail account [Android Basics]

One of the first things you will need to do when get your Android device, is to sign in with your Gmail account. If you don’t have an account, this poses a problem because, if you don’t have a Gmail account you can’t get any apps from the Android Market.

You can create an account either by going to Gmail.com and filling out the information, or by opening the Market or Gmail application on your device. Below is a walk through on your device.

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