10 things you didn’t know your Galaxy S5 could do

Posted on Apr 19 2014 - 12:03pm by Huzoor Bux

Here’s one thing you’ll not have known: 10 hidden options that weren’t extremely advertised in Samsung’s promotion of the Galaxy S5 have been released today.

10 things you didn’t know your Galaxy S5 could do

All of the key selling points: its camera, dust and water resistance, and designed-in heart rate monitor have been rightfully pimped in advertisements, however here’s an inventory of some things you may not have known the Galaxy S5 was capable of.

1.) You’ll be able to write on it with a pencil. The screen is so sensitive to bit that you could use an actual pencil purpose to jot down on it. Why anyone would need to scratch up their screen and simultaneously stain it with lead, is after all, beyond us. All you wish to do is dig into the menu settings and increase the device’s bit sensitivity.

2.) Tilt to make a playlist: That’s right, if you’re taking note of a certain kind of song and then tilt your phone horizontally, your Galaxy S5 will automatically seek for songs that are stored in your phone that are just like the one you’re listening to. This makes setting the right music, for the proper mood, an easier endeavor. If it works correctly, that’s.

3.) You can use Toolbox to make a little sidebar that displays your favorite apps when you press and hold the tiny white icon that hovers across all pages on your home-screen . Samsung Touchwiz users from back in the day can bear in mind this tiny founded from older, non-Android, Samsung touchscreen handsets. Simply enable it in your settings and you’ll be able to get to toolboxing.

4.) The Galaxy S5 includes a privacy mode: you’ll hide bound documents or footage that solely become accessible with a certain unlock pattern. You simply need to go into the settings, choose which files you would like protected, and then enter a special unlock pattern or pin code. When you unlock your phone, you or whoever has access to it won’t be in a position to determine these files unless that special unlock code has been entered.

5.) The Galaxy S5 includes a kids mode: You wish to download the Kids mode app and when you are doing, you’ll flip your Galaxy S5 into a more kid-friendly, cute multimedia device for your very little ones. It options a simplified, cute design that is easier to kids to navigate, special applications that you’ll download solely for youngsters, app permissions that you set (don’t wish you child playing GTA mobile, currently do you?), and even set a closing date for a way long they can use the phone.

6.) Access your camera right from the lock screen by swiping the camera icon to the facet. You’ll go straight into camera mode, saving you a touch of time to capture that image good moment before it eludes you.

7.) Virtual Tour, Shot & A lot of Mode: The Galaxy S5’s camera now permits you to create .gif like pictures that help you to form a “virtual tour”. You are taking multiple photos of different areas to mix a type of “tour” to indicate your friends and family. Pretty cool panoramic stuff. Shot and additional just permits you to edit your pictures and add effects immediately once you are taking them.

8.) You can set your priority contacts with “Priority Senders”. The prime folks you message in your messaging app can be set up top, therefore you have got easier access to the ones you reach out to most.

9.) You’ll be able to additionally check the knowledge of a caller while you’re already talking on the phone. So any communication you’ve had with them, their email address, or no matter information you have saved on your phone, can be displayed at any time.

10.) The S5 conjointly provides “Decision Notification Pop-ups”, and you can receive an in-decision pop up while you’re using another application, without having to exit the application.

Did you learn something new concerning the S5? If so, are you more inclined to buy one currently?