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System Settings

This is about alternatives and additions to the settings found in Android itself. Often it's quite cumbersome to dig through the latter – only to find out the wanted item cannot be found. Or you frequently need the very same switches, but they are too far spread accross those pages. The following apps should help you out in both cases.

Selected / Frequently Used Settings

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Recent Android versions (at least from Android 5 onwards) already have such QuickSettings integrated, so you usually won't need a third-party-app for that.

Additional / Hidden Settings

General / Multiple Settings

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CPU Settings

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These apps require root.

Display Settings

Filter & Dim
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Density & Resolution
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Orientation & Rotation
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Various display settings
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Volume control

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Also see: Headset Control

Network Settings

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Also see DNS Configuration, WiFi Configuration

Sync Settings

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Other Settings

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Edit Key Settings

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In October 2013, Lifehacker had an interesting article introducing some of these apps:

Modify the Share Menu

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Starting with Android 7, you can at least arrange the order of items without the need of root or any 3rd party app: tap-and-hold your favorite target, and select to „pin“ it.

Further Readings:

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