Category Archives for "Android"

How to transfer WhatsApp messages to new phone!

As technology grows, people have the need to upgrade and that’s why you are reading this post. You just bought a new Android phone and you are now faced with the challenges to transfer WhatsApp messages to your new device. That’s normal.

If you are not careful however, you are going to completely lose your chat history. The luck we have is that WhatsApp has made it quite simple to move your chat history from one Android Phone to the other.

There are generally different methods but we are going to dwell on the most accessible and most simple way.  Continue reading


What does the star mean on whatsapp? Here is the answer!

Here exactly is the meaning of the star on the new version of WhatsApp. See images below!

One of my friends on Facebook asked me this question: what does the star mean on whatsapp? and that set my braining spinning.

The reason is that as an Android user, I have known and written about these popular Whatsap symbols and the STAR is not one of them.

You can check out my blog post about WhatSapp symbols  – The clock, single and double ticks in different colors

Here are some two WhatsApp post you may want to check out:

By the time I got this question, I was running WhatsApp version 2.12.285 on Android version 4.4.2. That was the point of my frustration given that the new WhatsApp feature (the star) while fully functional on iOS in version 2.12.7, other Smartphone operating systems like Android were still to be updated. Continue reading


How to recover deleted photos and messages on Android!

One of the main problems we have with our mobile devices is limited storage capacity. Your Android phone can only contain a very limited amount of data. The solution at the moment is create some more space on existing storage by deleting some files. But once files are deleted, it gets more complicated to recover them without the help of apps.

Sometimes, we accidentally delete photos, videos, messages or some useful files from our mobile device. Once this happens, there is often some panic and some very bad feelings.

Today, we are looking at how an android data recovery app can help us recover deleted photos from android. Not only that! This same app can also help you recover deleted text messages, videos, documents, etc in a matter of minutes. Continue reading


WhatsApp Check Marks ~ What do these ticks mean on WhatsApp?

Question: What do the ticks mean on whatsapp? What are these WhatsApp Check Marks?

I have had this same question from a couple of whatsapp users who want to know more about these WhatsApp ticks. In order not to keep saying the same thing, I decided to create this post. I’ll be looking at the 3 common symbols you find each time you send a message to someone or a group on Whatsapp

We have the whatsapp clock, the Whatsapp double check, Whatsapp Single Check.

Each time you message on whatsapp, the message leaves your phone first to the Whatsapp server before getting delivered to the recipient’s phone.

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Android file manager ~ ES File Explorer!

One of the biggest challenges of Android Phone users is being able to flexibly and effortlessly manage phone files and apps locally and remotely

I know the popular Android Os comes with an inbuilt file explorer/browser/manager but the simple truth is users are always looking for the best Android file manager with more feature that enhance user experience.

My wife had some wonderful pictures on her phone so after transferring some to my Android phone through Bluetooth, I thought there could be a better way to handle these files. Continue reading