Monthly ArchiveJanuary 2018

How to Install IOS apps on Android .

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How to Install iOS Apps on Android 

how to install iOS apps on Android

how to install iOS apps on Android

Undoubtedly iOS has some of killer feature apps which Android users wish to be on Android. However Android Play store has essentially reached parity with the App Store when it comes to top apps, In music and drawing tools iOS still Lord of the ring. Recently a group of students from University of Columbia have Developers a iOS compatibility layer called CIDER . Cider Allow iOS apps to run on Android with hardware compatibility. 

how to install iOS apps on Android

Right now CIDER is not quite compatible with iOS Apps. Some of hardware are not accessible for iOS on Android OS like GPS and its working quite slow . Official said ” Cider is an impressively Alternative solution to app cross compatibility. But it need bit  more development and tweaking to work like charm, it could be very well serve as a viable replacement for an iOS device in future.” This would be the biggest success after the the Cider will be updated and bug fixed. 

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What is a bootloader on Android and how do we unlock bootloader

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What is a bootloader on Android and how do we unlock bootloader 

What does a bootloader do 

Definition of bootloader  on Android Phone .

In easy words a bootloader or Hboot is security layer , which used to check and pass the Android OS before loading on your device and  make sure everything is working in order . More simple bootloader work as instructor and instruct android kernel to boot correctly. Android based on multiple partitions , some of them holding system files and other contain app data. hboot or bootloader has managerial rights to secure these partitions and scrutinize the initializing process of hardware and software as wellbootloader also prevent installation of all those software /OS which does not pass the signed test by device vendors , e.g Custom Rom’s installation on Android smartphones or tablets. 

There are two kind of different bootloaders . Unlock bootloader/hboot and locked bootloader/hboot. 

Read : What is Stock ROM or  Custom ROM on Android

Understanding lock and unlock bootloaders.

What is a bootloader on Android and how do we unlock bootloader
example of locked bootloader on HTC

All and sundry know Android is an open source project therefore different manufacturers  have different kind of bootloaders depend on their requirements. Hence some smartphone shipped with lock bootloader and could be easily unlocked with single adb command ” fastboot oem unlock”(for instance Google Nexus) , whereas many comes to market  locked and fully encrypted , means they are not simple to unlock with fastboot command (e.g HTC,Motorola,Sony). They allow a bit lengthy process to unlock bootloaders. Few years back these brands were too stringent about authorizing user to unlock bootloader but now they understand what android user demand. The reason behind lock bootloader is, these manufacture companies force you to stick with the Stock Firmware and official updates like OTA  and prevent you from flashing custom roms ,void warranty and huge chances of brick or dead .
Read : how to use adb commands on Android

How to unlock bootloader on HTC ?

If you are owner of HTC smartphone and you have decided to unlock bootloader on HTC device , you need to simply go to HTC Developer page ,sign up , select your device and follow the instructions.

How to unlock  Bootloader on Sony Xperia ?  

For unlocking bootloader on Sony Xperia smartphone or tablet visit Sony Developer page , See if your device is officially supported to unlock bootloader . Select your device and follow the instructions and enjoy different Custom ROM Flavors .

Things to remember .

Before unlocking bootloader of your android devices , keep it in mind , you cannot revert back to locked bootloader or able to restore original DRM security  keys whereas you are always capable to return on stock firmware via flashing tools.
You must backup or copy your data first. Unlocking bootloader will erase all your data hold in internal memory of your smartphone or tablet.  

Storage Space Running out Android Phones Solution

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Storage Space Running out Android Phones.

 How to solve Insufficient Memory Error on Samsung Smartphones


Storage space running out is common error on Samsung Smartphones . I have  been facing this problem recently . My Samsung S2 was also victim of this issue .  Searching  a lot and found very easy solution . Thanks to whoever found this solution.  

How to solve Insufficient Memory Error on Samsung Android Phones

Sometimes you does not have many apps installed in internal  memory but your smartphone start showing insufficient storage while you are try to download or update any apps from Google Play Store . To solve this issue you do not need any CWM Recovery , Rooting or anything else to get rid of this issue . All you have to do is delete dumpstate log and logcat files from your internal memory . Here is the quick introduction of dumpstate and logcat . 

What is dumpstate and logcat in android ?

Dumpstate logs monitor and create logs about force closing system files. Logcat used to create logs about system errors for developers to understanding the system problems. Logcats also used to help debugging system errors

How to solve Insufficient Storage problem on Samsung Smartphones. 

Open up dialer on Samsung phone

Dial *#9900# .A secret menu will pop up with the name of SysDump.

How to solve Insufficient Memory Error on Samsung Android Phones

Click on second option (delete dumpstate /logcat) as shown in image . 

Storage Space Running out Android Phones

Press ok and delete dump. Wait for few seconds and restart . You are out of this problem. At Least 1.5 Gb space was available after applying this tutorial on my Samsung Smartphone.  

Note:- These codes will only work on samsung devices. You can use this method without any worries . Personal files will not be deleted. Do remember these logs file will start generating again automatically and can reach same volume with specific time.