5 Best Free Video Calling Apps for Android

With the introduction of faster mobile data networks such as 3G and 4G technology, video calls has become a popular way to communicate with someone through mobile devices. It lets you see the other person that you are calling.

If you have an Android phone with front facing camera and are on 3G/4G or Wi-Fi network, then you can easily make video calls for free. In order to make a free video call, you need to have a video calling app installed on your phone. The following are some of the best free video calling apps for Android.

  1. Skype – Free IM & Video calls
    Skype is undoubtedly one of the best video calling app available on all major platforms including Android. Most of you may have familiar with Skype which has been around for a long time.

    The app supports both the front facing and the rear camera for absolutely no charge. You can make video calls on your Android phone using Skype to Skype. Apart from video calling, you can also make voice calls and phone calls to landlines and other mobile numbers using Skype credits at a verycheap rate.

    Other Skype features:

    • Send and receive instant messages for free.
    • Send photos, videos and files of any size for free.
    • Share your special moments with free and unlimited video messaging over Skype.
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  3. LINE – Free Calls & Messages
    Line is one of the most popular instant messenger apps, which has over 380 million users worldwide and isavailable on all major mobile OS platforms, including Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry.

    The app has now support video calls that allow you to communicate face to face with your friends and family. That video calls will be supported over both Wi-Fi and 3G networks and users can also switch between video and voice anytime during the call.

    The interesting feature of the Line is that you can add friends in various ways such as shake it together to add the friend or exchange your ID via QR code.

    Other Line features:

    • You can update your friends about what you’ve been doing lately using text, photos, movies, stickers and even location info.
    • You’ll find hilarious and fun stickers featuring famous characters from all over the world!

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  4. OoVoo – Text, Voice & Video Call
    Oovoo is another great app that allows you to video chat with your friends and family using high quality video and audio. The app is available on almost all mobile platforms as well as desktop OS.

    Just like the other apps, Oovoo allows you to send text messages, make voice and video calling for free using 3G, 4G or Wifi connection. It also integrates with Facebook and Twitter, so you chat with your friends using the social networks. The best part about the app is that it allows group video chatting with up to 12 people simultaneously.

    Other Oovoo features:

    • Video and photo messaging.
    • Fab 5 – put your five best friends on speed dial!
    • OoVies™ – video status messages that you display on your profile or send to friends!
    • Full-page profile screen featuring your ooVies, profile pic, and more!
    • Colorful, creative filters for in-call video and video recording.

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  5. Yahoo! Messenger for Android
    This is the official Yahoo! Messenger for Android. If your workmates, friends or family are using the Yahoo mail service, then this is definitely your best choice for making video call on your Android phone. Like the Skype, Yahoo! Messenger also allows free voice calls, IMs and international phone calls at cheap rates. You can also send photos, videos, and chat with your Facebook friends with this app.

    Other Yahoo! Messenger features:

    • Free international SMS
    • Chat with Windows Live friends

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  6. Tango – Free Messenger & Video Calls
    Tango is also one of the best video calling app for Android. It provides high quality video & phone calls for FREE. Unlike other video calling apps, Tango does not require you to sign in, making it easier for you to communicate with your friends and family.

    Tango also focused on social networking where you can send personalized messages with fun animations, share photos and even challenge your friends in games during calls. This app is available for Android, iOS and Windows Phone.

    Other Tango features:

    • Listen & share songs clips powered by Spotify
    • Edit your photos & share with friends
    • Find all your pictures & videos in a central photo gallery
    • Play a mini-game or share photos during a call

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These are some of the free Android apps which we think are the best for making video calls. Though you can downloadthem for free, but using them will eat up a lot of your data plan. So, beware of your data limit or use them over Wi-Fi only.

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The Easy Ways to Download Facebook Videos on Android

If you have an Android phone and an active user of Facebook, you must have wondered about the ways to download Facebook videos that appears on your timeline so that you can watch it over and over again without needing an internet connection.

Although, Facebook does not offer adirect link for you to download a video, but you can download the Facebook videos on your Android phone using a third-party app calledMyVideoDownloader, which is available for free on Google play store.

MyVideoDownloader for Facebook is the leading app to download videos from your Facebook to your Android device. It is very easy to use. With MyVideoDownloader, you can download any kind of videos from Facebook. Videos like tagged, shared and uploaded by you or your friends can be downloadedusing this app. It is also allows you to download videos from the pages and groups you liked.

How to Use MyVideoDownloader for Facebook

  • Once installed, launch the app and log in to your Facebook account.
  • Swipe in to the right to access the menu. In the menu, select ‘News Feed’ to search for the video you want to download.
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  • Once you have found a video you like, tap on the little tick icon beside the video you would like to download, and hit the download icon located on the top-right corner of the screen.
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  • Your downloaded video will be saved to you phone’s SD card by default, but you can choose to save videos to your phone SD card from the Setting’s menu.

Two Simple Methods to Unroot Any Rooted Android Device

Rooting your android device does give you a lot of privileges like custom ROM’s, kernels, themes and many more, but at the same time it will voids your phone’s warranty.

If you have a rooted android phone and want to get the warranty return or whatever reason, then you can simply unroot it. Once rooted, your android device will back to its stock firmware with valid warranty. Here I will show you two simple methods to unroot any rooted android phone or tablet.

Before you begin to unroot your android phone, make sure you have done the following:

  • Backup your data: While unrooting, all the data will be wiped out. so make sure to backup all your important dataeither on your SD card or your PC.
  • Charge your phone: Ensure that battery is charged to more than 50%.

Method #1: Use SuperSU app

This method works for all android devices that were rooted without installing custom recovery.

supersu full unroot

  1. First, download and install SuperSU app from Play Store.
  2. Launch SuperSU app, go to Settings, and tap on ‘Full unroot’.
  3. It will confirm you just tap continue. After successful, Unroot superuser
    will close automatically
  4. Restart your device
  5. Uninstall SuperSU and you are fully unrooted.

Method #2: Use ES File Explorer

If the above method does not work for you, then you can use this method to unroot your phone.

  1. Install ES File Explorer app on your device. Don’t move it to SD card.
  2. Open the app and tap the menu button
  3. Now tap on ‘Tools’ and select ‘Root Explorer’ to turn it on.
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  5. Superuser will ask you to grant privilege or root privileges to the app. Allow it.
  6. Now go back to the main screen of the app and select ‘/’ in the top corner of the screen.
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  8. Go to system -> bin. Find the busyboxand su file and delete them. If you can’t find any of them, just skip to the next step.
  9. Go back to system folder then open ‘xbin’ folder and delete the busyboxand su file there (if you found any).
  10. Now go back to the system folder again and open ‘app’ folder and then delete the supeuser.apk file located in the folder. That’s all.
  11. Now restart your device and it should be unrooted.

Samosa Chat Helper

1. Samosa for popular messaging apps including Whatsapp, Facebook, Facebook Messenger and Twitter. Enable Samosa plugin for these apps from the settings page.
2. Clips and channels can now be saved offline to be heard any time, without the need for 2g/3g/WiFi. 
3. Introducing all new crazy Samosa Poke.  
4) Bug fixes and tag navigation.
Playstore Link:

​https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.getsamosa

Google Allo v2.0 Supports Quick Reply, GIF Keyboard, Multi-Window, and More

​Google has begun rolling out version 2.0 for its recently launched smart messaging app Google Allo. The new major update brings a number of new incredible features that will enhance the user experience.

One of the best features in this update is quick reply, which allows users to directly reply from the notifications, much like quick replies on Hangouts and Google Messenger.

Again, being similar like Hangouts and Google Messenger, you can now reply with your voice or with emojis on Android Wear. Simply tap reply on the notification and either start speaking, or tap ‘Draw Emoji’. You can still reply with the automated responses too.

Allo now also support for sending GIFs via keyboards on Android 7.1 and above. Another new great feature is the multi-window mode that allows users to chat in one window while also working with another app on the same screen.

The new features were revealed by Justin Uberti, co-lead for Allo project, through his Twitter account. The following is the detailed changelog for the release.

  • Quick reply
  • App shortcuts (Android 7.1 or above)
  • GIFs via keyboard (Android 7.1 or above)
  • Direct share
  • Incognito key alerts
  • Multi-window
  • Splash screen
  • Landscape