10 Super Handy Galaxy S6 Tips and Tricks That Makes You a Samsung Pro

Samsung Galaxy is a great phone and once you have it you will be amazed to see it’s amazing features. Samsung has worked hard to add value with a treasure of unique handy shortcuts and extra features. Some are same as previous Galaxy S phone, some and new and exciting features that makes this version super smart and easy to use. and some comes with Google’s latest Lollipop-flavored Android 5.0 release. Here are some of the best Galaxy S6 tips we’ve uncovered so far.

How to customize your mobile navigation

First thing that you would like to do with your new mobile phone is to set up your easy navigation that saves your time and provide you with required application. To do that tap on edit Now drag and drop all the features, functions, and shortcuts you want to have easy access to into your quick settings menu and ditch anything you don’t need. When you’re happy with the line-up tap done.

You should also edit the quick setting that appear at the top of the setting menu. Once again, there’s an edit button at the top right and you can choose up to nine specific setting to appear as large icons at the top of the list. Stick the stuff you most commonly go to in here and you’ll save yourself some time.

How to enable split screen

 The Galaxy S6 has a stunning, 5.1-inch display and you can have more than one app on it at the same time using the split screen function. All you must do is hold down the apps or multitasking button at the bottom left for a couple of seconds. The bottom half of the screen will display a menu of apps you can choose from and the top half will go on displaying whatever it was displaying. If you want to change the space allocated, drag the icon in the middle up or down. You can also access more options, such as the option to flip, window, or close apps, by tapping on the circle.

How to quickly launch the camera

The Galaxy S6 has a fantastic 16-megapixel main camera and you can boost your chances of catching those spontaneous moments with this handy camera shortcut. Simply double tap the Home button and the camera app will launch. It works anywhere, even when the screen is off.

It’s worth noting that this shortcut results in a small delay when you press your Home button once, as the S6 is waiting to see if you plan to tap twice for the camera. If you find it annoying, then go to Camera settings and toggle Quick launch off.

How to use easy selfie mode

It’s a pain sometimes framing the perfect selfie and pressing the capture button, but Samsung has an answer. Fire up the front-facing camera and line up the shot you want. When you’re ready simply touch the heart rate sensor, under the LED flash on the back of the S6, and it will take the shot.

How to use the fingerprint sensor 

The fingerprint sensor is by far the coolest, quickest, and most secure way to unlock your Galaxy S6, so dive into Settings —  Lock screen and security — Screen lock type — Fingerprints and follow the onscreen instructions. You can always add more fingerprints later or remove fingerprints in the same menu.

It makes a lot of sense to use your thumb if you want to be able to unlock the phone one-handed. You also have the option to set your backup password. At the bottom, you’ll find two toggles that dictate whether you can use the fingerprint sensor for Web sign-in and to Verify Samsung account. That means you won’t have to enter passwords for either, you can simply scan your fingerprint instead.

How to set your favorite theme

With Samsung phone, you can give your mobile a versatile look by using its theme feature and you will be amazed to know that it is quick and simple to make your phone experience more fun. When you tap, and hold on your mobile empty space on your home page you see an option to change your screen to grid size there you will also find themes, with this feature you can change your app icon, font, backgrounds, and different elements of your standard apps, like phone and contacts. Make sure you preview theme before applying. There are 3 different themes for s6 by default, but the game is not end here you can download as many themes as you want from the store. Besides that, you can also create your own themes by using theme tool.

How to turn on Do Not Disturb mode

Now to make life easy you can switch to Do Not Disturb mode which will simply silent all calls and alerts. Go to Settings   Do not disturb — Toggle silence to all calls and alert. You can use Allow exceptions option, which is ideal if you’re waiting for a specific call, but don’t want anything else getting through. You’ll also find a Set schedule tool that enables you to dictate specific hours on specific days that your S6 goes completely silent, or filters your incoming calls and alerts.

See how you can make your life super simple and get rid of annoying and unwanted alerts.

Are  you in hurry and want to download something?

If you take a look in Settings — More connection settings — Download booster you’ll find the option to toggle on a speed boost for downloading large files (bigger than 30MB). It works by using LTE and Wi-Fi together, so bear in mind that it will use some of your data allowance.

How to take a screenshot

Hold down the Power button and the Home button together and you can capture a screenshot on your Galaxy S6 There is also another great feature called Palm swipe to capture in Settings –> Motions and gestures.

 



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