How to get your Android ready for Christmas

It's not too late to add some Christmas cheer to your device!

Look no further for suggestions on how to add the holiday magic to your Android device.

Games

A great way to pass the time while waiting for relatives to arrive or for those cookies to come out of the oven. Many games on the Android Market feature a Christmas or holiday theme for the season.

Rovio Mobile Ltd.

Angry Birds Seasons, by Rovio Mobile Ltd. No Android game list is complete without the mention of Angry Birds. Now your favorite slingshot bird action has a holiday feel.

FDG Entertainment

Beyond Ynth Xmas Edition, by FDG Entertainment. Five free Christmas-themed levels to introduce you to the standard game. This style of puzzle game is relatively new for Android, and is totally worth a look if you're prepared to get addicted to something other than (or in addition to) Angry Birds.

Smartpix Games

Jewellust Xmas Lite, by Smartpix Games. A matching game that is incredibly addictive (seems to be a common trend here, right?) and lots of fun. Your friends and family may run your battery dry playing it.

Live Wallpaper

From a sparkling Christmas tree, to snowflakes falling on your home screen, to tossed snowballs at elves, these Live Wallpapers are sure to decorate your Android for the holiday.

Jetblack Software

3D Christmas Live Wallpaper, by Jetblack Software. Free or paid version available. Paid allows customization of colors, effect density, etc. Displays a Christmas tree as well as a countdown until Christmas.

Chris Cooper

Snowflakes Live Wallpaper Free, by Chris Cooper. A flurry of beautifully designed snowflakes will grace your Home screen with this wintery Live Wallpaper.

Access Lane Inc.

Elf Toss Live Wallpaper, by Access Lane, Inc. Despite the name, you'll actually be tossing snowballs toward elves. There are rocket packs, adjustable speeds, and even different backgrounds to enjoy.

Music & Sounds

Christmastime features some of the most loved and recognizable songs and sounds of the year. Here you'll find some ringtones, notification sounds, and even a way to listen to Christmas radio stations from across the globe. 

Aria Ringtones

Christmas Ringtones, by Aria Ringtones. The name is a little misleading, because this is one of the best collections of notification sounds (with a handful of ringtones) for Android. From sleigh bells to Santa, you'll feel the Christmas spirit every time you get an alert.

ajsapps247

Fun Christmas Ringtones, by ajsapps247. You can set these sounds as ringtones or notifications. Classics like The Grinch and The Chipmunks are also included.


BluMedialab B.V.

Christmas RADIO, by Blumedialab.com B.V. This app brings you radio stations playing Christmas music from all over the world to your Android device. Just select a station and it will start to play. (Use a Wi-Fi connection for best results).

These lists are just a small sample of the Christmas-themed apps available. If you're interested in seeing more options, you can search for Christmas apps in the Android Market.

 

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