I recently met a friend, who for the sake of being politically correct, I will describe as not well versed with the technical stuff. He lost his Android phone; got mugged or something, and now was complaining of how he lost so many contacts and has to begin from scratch populating his phonebook.
Then I realized that if he was using an iPhone, he would have immediately noticed he had the option of backing up his phone, each time he connects to a Mac computer or Windows PC with iTunes installed. Since he was using an Android phone, the option of backing up the smartphone is not well pronounced from the get-go; though it is there.
Google Accounts a MUST for you to install Apps from Play Store
When you first use an Android phone, it comes with typically some Google apps right out of the box. Something that has landed Google into trouble with anti-trust government agencies in Europe and now in the U.S. More on that here and here.
For you to download and install apps from Google Play Store, you …read more