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Master Marshmallow: 12 useful tips for Android 6.0 – Computerworld

Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow release may have been announced last October — but if you’re like the majority of Android users, it’s probably pretty new to you right about now. Heck, you might even still be waiting to receive it! (The joys of Android upgrades, eh?)

Whether you’re a Marshmallow newbie or an Android 6.0 veteran, though, there’s plenty to be learned about Google’s latest major mobile effort. Check out these tips and see what new tricks you can teach your favorite Android phone or tablet.

(Note that these tips are written specifically as they apply to Google’s core Android 6.0 software. Many device manufacturers modify the operating system to put their own spin on the features and interface, which could result in some elements looking different or even being absent altogether on certain devices.)

1. Take full advantage of Now on Tap

One of Marshmallow’s most promising features is something called Now on Tap — an expanded version of Google’s virtual assistant that provides contextual info tied to whatever’s on your screen at any given moment. To use it, just tap and hold your device’s Home key and see what comes up.

Master Marshmallow: 12 useful tips for Android 6.0 – Computerworld

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