When you first purchase a new Android phone you will no doubt be a little off. It can take a while to figure out what you are doing or how to find or get into certain areas of the phone’s system. However, once you get acclimated to Android there is no turning back.

There are apps you can download on Android that are not available on the iTunes Store. One of those apps is a wonderful torrent application which is truly awesome. There are times when your card, for some reason or another, will not work on the Play Store. There are glitches from time to time, but there is another way to add money into your Play Store account.

Another  Android tip is something that every gamer or hardcore app user should know about: Disabling pesky app notifications. The last tip for this week’s article is getting into Developer Mode, which can help with some power saving options and a number of other items.

4 Android Tips That Make You Go, “Ahhh!”

1. How About That App

If you like movies, music, etc. and don’t necessarily like going to the store to pick them up, you can download this amazing app from the Play Store and be in entertainment bliss.

  • Open the Play Store, and Search: Flud – Torrent Downloader.
  • It will bring up the Flud app, and you simply hit Install.Android Tips - Flud Torrent Downloaderjpg

2. Purchasing Google Play Cards Online

If for any reason you cannot purchase Google Play money with your card on Google Play, Do not fret. There is a very simple option that takes hardly any time to complete.

  • All you need to do is go to this PayPal Digital Gift website:
  • Then, Select the Buy For Me tab, and that will give you a Google Play gift card code.Paypal Digital Gifts

3. Disable Those Pesky App Notifications

If you play a lot of games or use a number of apps, you will know exactly what I am talking about here. The constant reminder about however many gems collected, or so and so sent this update. It gets to the point that you are paying more attention to the notifications than what you are actually doing. So, if that is an issue, simply do this:

  • If you are looking at your home screen. Swipe Down.
  • Once you do that, you get a list of application notifications. You will want to push each app you want to disable notifications on and Hold Down.
  • This will cause the app box to change colors and you should get a pulley wheel and a little circle with an “i” inside it. Tap the i.
  • An App info page will come up and tap off Show Notifications.
  • A “Disable notifications?” box comes up. Tap OK.Disable Pesky App Notifications

4. Get On Into Developer Mode

If you would like to get into Developer Mode for any reason then this will help you out. Maybe you just want to say that you know how to do it. Or, maybe you want to try and save some phone memory and battery.

  • Find either the About Device option or Settings. (About Device can be found inside the General settings in some phones.
  • Once inside About Device, you may need to tap Build Number numerous times. This will open Developer Mode.
  • You may need to hit back to go back to the Previous Screen in order to identify and tap Developer Options inside the General Settings.Developer Mode


These are just a few items out of the many hundreds. Check back regularly to see what new information is posted for you about all things Android.