People buy smartphones for different reasons. While someone may buy an iPhone to get the feel of its user interface, another one might get a Samsung Galaxy S5 to take advantage of its powerful hardware features. Entertainment, communication and prestige are some other reasons that compel people to purchase some of the highest-end smartphones available in the market today. Either way, it goes without saying that you’ll need to be productive on your android devices. In this article, we look at some of the best android productivity apps, whether you’re looking to tackle basic business tasks or take advantage of advanced automation.

OfficeSuite Pro

You might not think much when it comes to relating between android and text editing, but the OfficeSuite Pro android app just makes the top of our productivity list. Going on the Play Store for a little less than 10 bucks, this app gives you a wealth of experience. You can get the full power of desktop functionality when it comes to viewing and editing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. So if you’re late for that important meeting and you want to type a memo for the guys at the office, this might be one handy app!

Google Drive

This is another mentionable android productivity app. Yes, why not use some cloud power to enhance your device use. You can use Google drive to store important files, images and notes. So if you’re travelling and you want to keep some informational resources close, this app will make them available to you. Initially, Google Drive gives you 15GB worth of free storage space. Anything more than that you’ll have to part with about 10 bucks per month.

Sliding Explorer

The unrestricted file system access is one of android’s greatest assets for power users. You can just go about the device like you can your desktop PC while deleting, sharing or moving folders. Although there are a lot of apps that help you navigate Android’s file system, Sliding Explorer leads the pack. It has a clear and modern user interface and allows you to manipulate files and folders conveniently, even with zip archives. And not to forget, it’s free of charge.

AirDroid

The last time I used this android productivity app was…today. While you’re doing all the important stuff at your desk, your Android smartphone can be a BIG distraction. So why not just run it from your PC? AirDroid gives you the power to control your android smartphone fully from your PC. All you need to do is install the app on your device, and you can easily navigate to Airdroid’s web URL (web.airdroid.com) to send texts, view call logs, browse through storage, transfer files to your PC and do some other unlimited things without getting your eyes off your PC or laptop screen.

Cloud Print

Cloud Print makes printing from your android smartphone or tablet super easy. A free service from Google Cloud Print works with Google’s web service to give you extra capabilities. All that you need is to connect your printers to the service through some easy steps.

With these android productivity apps, you can go a long way towards making the most out of your device.

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What's my model number?

There are several ways to locate your model number:

Option 1
On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
Option 2
Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
Option 3
Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool