19 Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge tips and tricks

A few months back Samsung announced Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge; the devices became famous in no time and got excellent reviews. Some consumer markets even considered these smartphones "best" in the market and even now, devices remain on top of the ratings. These two smartphones are so packed with features but some of them are not so obvious. Below is a list of 19 Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge tricks that you may not know

  • Adjust Always On Display Settings on S7 and S7 Edge

  • It is the most distinguished feature in Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge which allows you to keep the display of your mobile on. There is no need to worry about the battery consumption because it uses extremely low brightness and a smaller number of pixels thus preventing it from consuming larger amounts of energy.
    On the always on display, you can see the clock, date, battery percentage, message and missed calls alerts and other notifications. The customization of this feature makes it even more interesting. You can turn this feature on in the settings menu and you can even choose which features you want to see on the always on display.
  • Adjust Color Saturation on the S7 Edge

  • The colors on the Samsung Galaxy S7 are so sharp because of the AMOLED display. For some people, it may be so amusing and interesting, while for others it may be too much. But, this isn't something that you will have to stick to forever because you can change it in the settings menu. You can change the colors of your screen by switching to "Basic display" from "Adaptive display". You can also access other features like "AMOLED photo" and "AMOLED cinema" here.
  • Adjust Sound Equalizer on S7 and S7 Edge

  • If you want to make your sound experience more interesting in Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, you can do so by making use of the equalizer functions these mobiles offer. You can access Equalizer option in the settings where you will find options like UHQ upscaler, Surround, and Tube Amp Pro. This is not it; you can also adjust the sound depending on your taste by making use of bass and treble sound effects. The equalizer function can be enjoyed at its best if you are using headphones. If you are looking for a quality headphone, you can explore it and get the deals for products on Groupon.

  • Adjust the Feeds on the S7 Edge

  • The most distinguished feature of Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge which separates it from other Apple and HTC mobiles is that it has a curved screen. The edge screen is most beneficial in seeing the notifications when you place your mobile face down. When you touch and swipe your finger along the edge you can see information regarding notifications, weather and news etc. the feeds that appear on the edge of the mobile are also customizable. You can customize the feeds in the settings menu.
  • Adjust Notifications on S7 and S7 Edge

  • If you download multiple applications in your smartphones, one constant trouble is that the notifications keep on popping up again and again from different applications. Fortunately, in Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, you can control the notifications. You can turn notifications on or off for individual applications and you can also prioritize the notifications. One interesting thing in the notification settings is the Pop Up notifications.
  • Block Interruptions While You Are Gaming On S7 and S7 Edge

  • For gamers, the disturbance is really a problem leaving them frustrated. If you are a big fan of playing games on your smartphone and are continuously troubled by notifications then you can solve your problem if you have Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge. In these mobiles, in the settings and then in the game menu, you can block the notifications. You can also lock the recent and back keys so that they aren't accidently pushed.
  • Block Swear Words on S7 and S7 Edge

  • Both Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are family friendly mobiles because now you can block the swear words in the voice-to-text feature. In the voice-to-text feature – if your Block Offensive Words feature is turned on – whenever you say a swear word, it would be replaced by an asterisk. You can access this feature in the settings.
  • Hide App Notifications from the Lock Screen on S7 and S7 Edge

  • Sometimes – for privacy and security reasons – people don't want the notifications to appear on the lock screen in case someone is looking over your shoulder. Now, you can stop notifications from appearing on the lock screen. You can access this feature in settings and then in the "Content on the Lock Screen".
    There is this other feature regarding hiding content or notifications from your lock screen. If you want notifications to appear on the Lock Screen but not the content, you can tap on "Hide Content" in the settings menu. In this way, you will see only the notifications on the lock screen but not the content of the text.
  • Identify Unsaved Callers on S7 and S7 Edge

  • If you are troubled by telemarketers who keep on calling you again and again and you keep on receiving the calls because you don't recall the number, and once you attend the call only then you realize this is the same number which kept on troubling you in the past; you should then make use of this new feature in Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. If you turn on the "Identify Unsaved Numbers", it will instantly recognize the unsaved number.
  • Turning Off App Location Tracking On S7 and S7 Edge

  • You can increase your privacy by turning off App Location Tracking on S7 and S7 Edge. Apps tracking your location are beneficial in some ways because this way apps quickly find the content you want based on your location, but this feature consumes lots of battery too. Moreover, there are some apps which you won't appreciate tracking your location. You can turn off apps tracking location in the settings and then in the "App Permissions".
  • One-Handed Operation on S7 Edge

  • The display size of the Samsung Galaxy S7 is 5.5 inches – bigger than ordinary smartphones. It is beneficial in some ways, but it is extremely difficult to use it in one hand. There is a way you can adjust so that you will be able to use your smartphone with one hand. By enabling One-Handed operation feature, the display size of your smartphone will be reduced to normal and the feature will also readjust the keyboard. This way, you can easily use your mobile with one hand.
  • Record Game Play on S7 or S7 Edge

  • For expert gamers, what is more interesting than capturing the extreme and most difficult moments of games which they happen to play with tactics. Most gamers want to take a snapshot or make a video of their games because they want to show it to someone or simply want to upload on the YouTube. In S7 and S7 Edge you can enable this option in Settings menu and then in "Games Tools". Once you turn this feature on a floating button will appear on the game screen, by using it you can capture a photo or make a video.
  • Remind Yourself about Notifications on S7 and S7 Edge

  • If you are waiting for something important like a mail and you think you will miss it because you are very busy, then you can turn on Notification Reminder in the Settings menu. The reminder will alert you about the notifications via vibration or sound. You can also set an interval if you want a gap between different reminders.
  • Save Photos to Micro SD Card on S7 and S7 Edge

  • One feature that distinguishes Samsung mobiles from Apple phones is the option of external memory provided in Samsung mobiles. Both Samsung and Apple provide sufficient internal memory, but still, sufficient is never sufficient and you always crave for more. In Samsung S7 and S7 Edge you can add external card up to 200 GB. You can then store your photos or videos on the external storage by accessing "Storage Location" in the Settings menu.
  • Schedule Restarts on S7 and S7 Edge

  • Sometimes restarting is mandatory for the smooth and proper functioning of your smartphone. If you forget to restart your phone at regular intervals, try schedule restarts. Restarting your device is also good for memory management and especially as a solution if your device freezes up. You can access Auto Restart option in the Settings menu.
  • Set Up Quick Launch for Camera on S7 and S7 Edge

  • Accessing your camera instantly is so vital sometimes that you can't even afford few seconds to unlock your mobile and find camera app. For this reason, you can set up a quick launch for the camera in the settings menu by accessing "Quick Launch Camera". Once this feature is activated, you can press the home button twice and the camera will open, even if the phone is locked.
  • Send SOS Messages for Emergencies on S7 and S7 Edge

  • You can send instant messages in case of emergency if you are using Samsung S7 or S7 Edge. All you have to do is press the power button three times consecutively and the SOS message will be sent to your emergency contacts. By using this feature you can also add videos or recordings to your messages so that the receiver will know what the message is all about.
  • Set Up Swipe Keyboard on S7 and S7 Edge

  • Both these mobiles support various swipe keyboards. A swipe keyboard will enable you to drag your finger along the keyboard even if you do it inaccurately, the device will automatically predict what exactly you want to type. You can turn this feature on in the Settings by enabling Keyboard Swipe.
  • Set Mobile Data Limits to Prevent Overage Charges on S7 and S7 Edge

In both mobiles, you can set a limit on the data usage which will save you from overcharges, certainly if you are using data connection instead of Wi-Fi. Now, using the "Data Limit" option, you can control the usage of your data. You can also stop underground apps from consuming data. You can even turn off Data Roaming.


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