July 22, 2014 Leave a comment 10 hidden Android tips and tricks By Komando Staff, Komando.com 8,7968.7k Android is the most popular operating system among smartphone users. It's also the most customizable, if you're willing to put on your techie hat. Hidden features are everywhere in the Android operating system.These features are built to save you money, power-up your GPS tracking, and even help you get a lost phone back if you need it. Here are my top 10 hidden cool Android tricks.1. Add hard-to-type words to your dictionaryHard-to-type words can be the bane of any on-screen keyboard user's existence. Especially if they aren't in your phone's dictionary. The process of adding it into your phone can be difficult, with many menus to navigate.Android actually makes it easier than you think. Simply type a hard-to-type word into your text box, and hold your finger over the word.Click here to check out my favorite keyboard for Android.It will be highlighted and underlined, but if you continue holding your finger over the word the underline will eventually go away. You can also manually enter a word into your dictionary by tapping the "add to dictionary" button that will appear in the text box.This actually means that the word has been added to your dictionary. No muss, no fuss.Next page: Find out which apps are draining your phone's battery Continued on next page1234567Next View All BREAKING NEWS, TIPS, AND MORE LIKED WHAT YOU READ? GET MORE IN YOUR INBOX FREE. Stay up-to-date the easy way. SIGN ME UP! Previous Tips 10 hidden Apple tips and tricks Next Tips 3 ways to send anonymous email Related Articles How to prevent your smartphone from keeping you up at night New Google feature keeps you organized Block your cellphone number from caller ID with this one trick Cellphone spying: Is someone seeing your photos, texts, calls and more?