Take a peek at Android’s secret hidden screensaver

This article first appeared on October 25th, 2012.

 

If you have a new Android smartphone, such as the Samsung Galaxy S3, there’s a good chance it runs a version of Android called Ice Cream Sandwich. What you might not realise is that there’s a secret screensaver hidden on your smartphone.

 

To find it, pull up the settings menu on your phone, and tap on “About phone”.

 

On the “About phone screen”, quickly tap your screen about five or six times in a row where it says “version number”. A picture of the Android mascot should appear, wearing an ice cream sandwich.

 

Finally, press and hold your finger down on this Android mascot. It will expand three or four times to completely fill the screen, before revealing the secret screensaver.

You can help us (and help yourself)

Small and medium businesses and startups have never needed credible, independent journalism and information more than now.

That’s our job at SmartCompany: to keep you informed with the news, interviews and analysis you need to manage your way through this unprecedented crisis.

Now, there’s a way you can help us keep doing this: by becoming a SmartCompany supporter.

Even a small contribution will help us to keep doing the journalism that keeps Australia’s entrepreneurs informed.

Trending

COMMENTS

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments