Android and iOS: Setting Default Web Page Zoom Level and Stopping Form Field Zoom on Focus

If you are developing a Web form for clean viewing on Android and iOS devices, then you’ll likely end up wanting to handle the zoom level at which your page initially loads, as well as possibly disabling distracting auto-zooms from happening if the user focuses on a form field element. Obviously in small forms this isn’t much of an issue, but in larger more functional forms, this can cause frustration and user confusion. Continue reading “Android and iOS: Setting Default Web Page Zoom Level and Stopping Form Field Zoom on Focus”

Access the Internet from your PC Through your Android Phone

Ok, so this is a cool option for getting Internet access for your PC through your 3G/4G/LTE phone or Tablet that is known as tethering. I hadn’t tried it out much before, but now that I have, it’s really useful. Note that this may come with charges depending on your phone’s Data Plan, so keep an eye on your data once you are tethered.

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Quick Steps to Enable Flight Mode with WiFi on Android 5.0.2

This is just a short reminder on how to get to the flight mode menu in Android 5.0.2 . There are many guides on this subject, but for my own purposes and reference, here are my notes on how to do it.

Note that the steps will likely be different for earlier/later versions of Android. I am using a Galaxy Tab S, so the steps may also vary depending on Android customizations your device manufacturer may have made. In general, though, the steps should remain reasonably similar to the ones I describe across devices and Android versions. Continue reading “Quick Steps to Enable Flight Mode with WiFi on Android 5.0.2”