The thrill of holding a Samsung Galaxy S4 is something that even bond movies can’t equate. You wait for months together and put in your hard earned money just to get your hands on the God of Smartphones. Once you get it, it actually does become your ‘Life Companion’ forever and after. And why it wouldn’t? With its mind blowing features the smartphone seems to have stuck to hands of many and has become an indispensable gadget that no one is ready to part with.
The buying experience of a Samsung Galaxy S4 is filled with “wows” and “aahhs” followed by curiosity quenching sessions. It’s obvious that you might be acquainted with many of its convenient features via user manuals or your friends who by now have mastered the art of using the Samsung Galaxy S4. But hold on! If you think you know it all, here is some more!
We have explored and listed few more awesome features and tricks that you probably might not know about…
1. Float your virtual keyboard
You can switch on the floating board and make your virtual keyboard float. Just pop open the Smartphone’s virtual keyboard, hold down the keyboard setting button and enable the “Floating Keyboard” option. This adds to the flexibility and convenience of the phone usage.
2. Improve battery life with Wi-Fi timer
You can stop your phone from draining its battery life time and again all you need to do is to make sure the phone connects/disconnects from Wi-Fi automatically. Go to ‘Settings’, choose the ‘Menu’ option from ‘Wi-Fi’ and select the ‘Advance’ setting. Now just adjust the time frame under the Wi-Fi timer option
3. Connect your Samsung camera to your Smartphone
Now you can connect the Samsung Galaxy S4 to your digital camera using the Samsung Smart Camera app. Before you start you need to add a camera shortcut to the lock screen of your phone. Go to Settings->My Device Tab->Lock screen and select ‘Enable multiple lock screen widgets’. Tap the ‘Lock Screen’ widget and then select camera as your favorite app or just quick launch the camera option using the icon just above it. Now tap the camera icon and just swipe towards the left of your screen to start the camera.
Now to link your smartphone to your digicam download the Samsung Smart Camera app which will enable you to directly launch Autoshare, Remote Viewfinder from your Galaxy S4. So the next time you use the camera, the Smart Camera app will auto connect to your Galaxy S4. This feature can be used only if your smartphone supports the NFC feature.
4. Type faster using Trace-to-type feature
Now you need not type each and every letter on the QWERTY keyboard of your smartphone. Just enable the “Trace-to-type” feature on your Smartphone by choosing ‘Continuous Input’ from the ‘Predictive Text’ option under the ‘Cog’ icon.
Just trace the letters to type the word and the text will show in the textbox of the phone’s message screen.
5. Enable Adaptive Display on S4
The Samsung Galaxy S4 definitely gets a thumbs-up for this handy feature. When you step out in the sun your phones display almost becomes invisible. The adaptive display feature in your Galaxy S4 comes to rescue. Just select ‘Adapt display’ from ‘Screen Mode’ under the ‘Display’ option of ‘Settings->My Device’. Your Smartphone will give you a clear readable view of the tabs opened on your Galaxy S4.
If you still hadn’t had enough, look out for this segment on our website to explore more such exciting tricks and techniques hidden within your Samsung Galaxy S4 Smartphone.