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# Android
There's a game hidden in many Android phones and this is how you can find it
And in some cases, you can even play it with your friends.

WHILE MOST ANDROID smartphones are made by different companies, the fact they use the same core software to run it means there are a number of similarities between them.

For many, this could mean just having standard Google apps like photos and Hangouts, but what you might not know is there’s a game hidden on many Android devices.

So long as you have one that runs either Android Lollipop (version 5.0) or Marshmallow (version 6.0), you will be able to access it.

To start, go into Settings > About Phone and scroll down until you see Android Version. Start tapping on it repeatedly until the screen changes and you see a lollipop or circle logo.

Android hidden game 1

A mixture of tapping and holding down will unlock a game, one that likely doesn’t need any introduction. It’s just as difficult as the original with the margins of error being slim.

Android game 2

What you will be able to do with it will depend on the version of Android you’re running. If you’re running Lollipop, then you will only be able to play a single player game.

Marshmallow users will be able to play against friends using the one screen. Up to six can play against each other at the same time although you might need to use the first game to figure out where to tap.

android game 3

Good luck on getting a score higher than three.

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