Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Tips and Tricks

We have already briefed about the changelog and best features of Jelly Bean. In this post we will tell you about Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tips and tricks. Every other iteration comes with a certain set of tips and tricks. So let’s begin with our list of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tips and tricks.

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Tips and Tricks

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Tips and Tricks

1. What’s this Song

With the introduction of whole new set of features for Jelly Bean, Google also clubbed a small widget named “What’s this song?”. Most likely this widget is meant to incorporate features of SoundHound and Shazam directly into native iteration. Just hold your device next to and audio source and it will recognize the song.

Whats This Song widget in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

2. Google Now

Well we have already discussed Google Now under 5 best features of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Let’s take a quick peek on it once again. At the bottom of Google Now you will find its settings menu. From here you can easily understand how Google Now operates on your Android device.

Google Now Settings in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

From here you can decide which cards are more important to you. Say if you travel more, then you will want the airline info on the top of other cards. Or if you are a daily commuter then Google Now will find alternate routes and traffic info for you every time you are out.

3. Camera & Gallery

Ok, so you must be wondering what new can be done in existing Camera & Gallery? Well Google has tweaked the camera and gallery app in Jelly Bean by introducing “film strip”. In this Windows Phone-style method of viewing latest photos you can remove the pictures which you don’t like. In this manner you can look through your past shots and through lens at the exact same time.

4. Hands Free Action

You can directly access the world of information just by saying “Google”; it will take you to Voice Search from where you can any information. It’s a pretty neat trick which you can show off to a friend or fellow Android user.

Google Now Hands free action Voice Search feature in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Wrap Up

So far after using Jelly Bean, we have seen a lot of improvements over Ice Cream Sandwich and we hope that Google would be adding more spice to it before it is made available to different handsets. Stay tuned for more Jelly Bean and Android updates. If we left any specific trick here which you believe should be on the list then we welcome you to add it through comments.

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