Android may be the most popular mobile platform on the planet, but it’s not without flaws. Android phones and tablets frequently suffer from mediocre battery life, performance that slows down over time, embarrassing notification noises and and a host of other irritants. The good news is that, because Google’s operating system is so flexible, there’s a solution to just about any problem. These are the 12 worst Android annoyances and solutions for each.
When you brought your Android phone home from the store, it felt blazing fast. Now, it takes a long time just to return to the home screen from your email inbox. If the phone makes you wait five seconds to open the browser again, you may test out the Gorilla glass display with a hammer.
Fortunately, you don't need to sit there and stare at the screen waiting for something to happen, nor do you need to replace your handset. By clearing your app cache, trying a new launcher and following a few other steps, you can bring your sluggish smartphone back to life.