April Fool's Day is upon us.
You can always put a whoopee cushion under someone's seat or put plastic wrap around the toilet, but those pranks are old news. This year, why not give your inner Dennis the Menace a 2016 upgrade?
These pranks will throw your favorite smartphone user for a loop. Even better, all of these pranks can be completed using an Android smartphone.
#1: Dude, my computer is haunted
Ever wanted to control a buddy's computer from afar? Well you don't have to be a tech nerd to do it.
The easy-to-use app RemoteMouse is a free app that will let you control someone's computer.
Here's what you do: download the app on your phone, and on the person's computer that you want to pull the prank on. After you do, you'll be able to control their mouse, keyboard, and any apps using your phone. You can click on anything on the computer screen and you have full access to the computer.
Your friend might think that someone is hacking them, that their computer is broken, or that ghosts are haunting them (insert evil laughter here)....
#2: Hey, that's a cool wallpaper....oh, wait....
If every there was a classic techie prank, it's this one. The prank that was once only for your desktop has now made its way to your smartphone.
Want to make your friend think that you just dropped her new phone and broke the screen? The Crack Your Screen Prank app works with both tablets and smartphones.
You can make the device show a realistic screen crack or failure when you touch the screen, shake the phone, or put it on a timer.
#3: She said whaaaat?
You don't always need an app to prank someone. You can easily create fake conversations that you had with your friends and post them on social media.
The free app for Android, Yazzy, let's you create a screenshot of a fake text conversation and post it just about anywhere. You can even customize it by adjusting the battery life, carrier names, and data connections.
Here's a chance to really get creative with your pranking.
Sorry iPhone. This is Android only.
#4: Contact switcheroo
Switch the contact info in a friends phone so that they text the wrong person. For example, switch your friend's contact info for her boyfriend with her mom.
This could really lead to some pretty funny and confusing conversations. What are you waiting for? Get Pranking!
What are your favorite smartphone pranks for April Fool's 2016? Let us know in the comments below!
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