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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Manage Internal Memory with 5 Easy Ways

Internal memory or also known as RAM is one of important component inside your Samsung Galaxy SIII that used by the phone to store running apps or open docs/files. Managing RAM properly is something that you should do to keep the phone works well and avoid the phone from the problem caused by low internal memory, such as the device become slow, the apps suddenly closes, etc.


5 things to manage RAM
There are some steps that you can do to manage RAM, such as:
Restart the phone regularly
This is the most common first aid used by the user to solve any problems on the device. Restarting the device will make it to refresh and be able to fix some problems. Do this by pressing and holding the Power button then on pop up menu select Restart.Don't use live wallpaper
If your phone is running slow, it may be caused by low memory. Using the live wallpaper may be the one that cause it to happen. You can choose to select the wallpaper from Gallery apps or from the default wallpaper provided by Sam…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Manage Applications in 6 Easy Ways

The easiness to download and install applications, either from Google Play Store or Samsung Apps sometimes teased you to install lot of applications into your phone. Unfortunately, if not managed well, these apps will use lot of memory and will cause the phone encountering some problems, such as the phone becomes slow.


6 things to do to manage apps
Below are some steps that you can do to manage apps:
Make sure the new apps that you'll download and install into your phone has a good reputation. You can see it through the customer reviews. If you find lot of users report the good thing then you can continue installation, but if you find lot of complaints or problems reported by the user then it will be better if you not installing this apps into your phone.Some errors may occurs after the user installing new apps into the phone. So, if you also experience this situation, you can consider to uninstall this apps to fix the problem.
See also: How to Uninstall Applications on Samsung Gala…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Know the Data Usage Per Applications

Nowadays, many activities that you can do through the phone using internet connection, from opening social media account, send email message, browsing the webs, etc. But, all of these activities sometimes makes your data running out before the time, especially if you not use unlimited data plan. Fortunately, there is an option in Samsung Galaxy SIII which will allow you to limit the data usage. Once the data usage reach the limit, the mobile data connection will be automatically disabled.

See also: How to Manage the Data Usage on Samsung Galaxy S3

Aside from set limitation of your data usage, here you can also viewing the data usage per apps. This of course will help you to know which application is using a lot of data and which uses less data


How to view data use by apps?
Below are the steps to do so:
Go to Settings.Tap Data usage.Here you can determine the time period of the data usage you wish to view by tapping the data usage cycle field or tap and drag the White bars in the graph t…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Rearrange, Hide or Show the apps on Multi Window Side Bar

If your Samsung Galaxy SIII have updated to the Android 4.1.2 or above, then you can use multi window feature on your phone which will allow you to open two apps at once. You can easily turn this feature on through the settings menu or through the notification bar.

See also: How to Enable Multi Window Feature on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once you've enabled this option, you may noticed that not all apps support with this features. If the apps compatible with this feature, then the apps will listed on the sidebar of multi window that you can tap and drag two of them into the main window to open them at once. Well, the best part of it is that you can rearrange the apps position and determine which the apps you want to display on the side bar of multi window.


How to rearrange, remove or add apps on multi window side bar?
Below are the steps to do so:
Long tap the Back key to open multi window side bar.Scroll down, then tap Edit button.To re-order the apps, tap and hold the required apps then d…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Use Multi Window Feature

If you notice that you already updated your Samsung Galaxy SIII to the Android 4.1.2 or above then you'll be able to use multi window feature on your phone. This feature will allow you to open your Facebook account while watching video on Youtube. You can easily enable this feature through the Settings menu or the notification bar.

See also: How to Enable Multi Window Feature on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once you've enabled this feature, now you can start using it on your phone to open two different apps in two different windows at the same time.


How to use multi window feature?
Below are the steps to use multi window feature:
Hold the Back key or tap the half circle icon or slide out the multi window sidebar in the left side of the screen to open multi window drawer.Launch the apps you want by tapping and drag it from the app list to the main window.Open the next apps by tapping and drag the apps from the apps list to the main window. The screen will automatically split into two windo…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Multi Window Feature with Two Easy Ways

If you already updated your Samsung Galaxy SIII to the Android 4.1.2 or above then you will see a new features called multi window has pinned inside your phone. To see whether you phone is eligible or not with this feature, first try to check your Android version.

See also: How to Check Software Information on Samsung Galaxy S3

The multi window feature is an enhancement from the multitask ability owned by this phone. By enabling this feature, then your phone will be able to display two apps that support multi window at once, allows you composing an email message while watching video on Youtube.


How to enable multi window feature?
Once you've known that your Android version is 4.1.2 or above, then you can enable this feature by using one of two methods as listed below:
I. From the Settings menu
The first way to enable this option is through the Settings menu. Here are the steps:
Go to Settings.Scroll to Display, then tap it.Check the box next to Multi window to enable this option.Now,…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Delete Single or Entire Conversation Thread Text Message

Delete some messages, either text messages or multimedia messages is one of things that you can do to free up some space on the phone's storage. Luckily, there is an option in the Messaging apps which will allow you to set your phone to automatically delete old message when they reached the limit.

See also: How to Set Limit Text or Multimedia Messages and Auto Delete Old Messages on Samsung Galaxy S3

Aside from setting your Samsung Galaxy SIII to automatically delete old message, in this phone you can also manually delete text messages easily, either deleting a single text message or deleting entire conversation thread.


How to delete single or entire thread SMS?
Below are the steps to do so:
Go to Apps through the Home screen. Tap Messaging apps.To delete a single text message, do as follow:Tap the required thread contains the text message you wish to delete.Tap and hold the desired text message.On pop up menu select Delete message.Tap OK button to confirm deleting the message.To de…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Manage Internal Storage

Once you've known the differences between internal memory and internal storage and what's the function on each of them, now we'll learn about how to manage internal storage or ROM in order to keep the storage has some space enough to support the device works properly and not encountering error caused by the low internal storage.

See also: The Differences Between RAM and ROM


5 things to do to manage ROM
Here are some steps that you can do to manage your Samsung Galaxy SIII internal storage:
Check the internal storage availability from time to time.
Check the ROM availability regularly by going to Settings> Storage, then see if the storage space is running or if necessary do some steps as listed below to free up some space on the ROM and avoid the ROM being filled quickly.Clear the internal storage regularly.
Make sure the internal storage has some space enough or at least over 150MB for Android 4.0 by clearing the storage at least once a week to keep the operating system …

Samsung Galaxy S3: the Differences Between Internal Memory and Internal Storage

In the next post, Inside-Galaxy will write about how to manage internal memory and internal storage to get better performances and keep your Samsung Galaxy SIII runs smoothly and works well. Unfortunately, these two things are often make the users confused, whereas both of them definitely has the different functions. So, I think it will be better if we understand first the differences between both of them.


What the differences between internal memory and internal storage?
Below are some differences:
Internal Memory
Also known as RAM or Random Access Memory.Use to store running apps and open files.It's a short term memory so whenever you restart or turn off the phone or stop running apps or files then they are no longer in memory.Low internal memory will causes close apps, slow down the device and causes errors.
Internal Storage
Also known as ROM or Read Only Memory.Use to store app data and the operating system files.It's long term memory so all saved information or data will still…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable the Disabled Applications

Uninstall some unused apps is one thing that you can do to free up your phone's memory. Unfortunately, for certain apps you may be unable to uninstall them. In this case, disable apps is a methods that you should consider to do. This methods will causes the app hide from the menu list, not perform updates, can't run, can't use any resources and can't be called by other apps.

See also: How to Disable Applications on Samsung Galaxy S3

For the record, this methods is not the same with uninstall apps because the apps is still on the phone's memory so later you will be able to enable them again if you want to use them.


How to enable the disabled apps?
If you wants to enable the disabled apps, then kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Settings.Tap Applications manager.Tap All tab.Scroll down to the bottom of the screen, usually the disabled apps will listed there and labelled as disabled.Tap the desired apps you want to enable.Tap Enable button.Finish. The apps has …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Disable Applications

There are some methods that you can do with your Samsung Galaxy SIII to free up some space to keep the device runs smoothly as it used to be, such as uninstall unused applications.

See also: How to Uninstall Application in Samsung Galaxy S3

Unfortunately, there are some built-in apps or other apps that can't be uninstalled. The worst part of this is you may not use them but they're still running in the background and eat some space on your phone. Due to this reason, you may have to consider to disable this kind of apps to free up some space and get rid them from the apps list, moreover you can do this steps without having to root the phone.


How to disable apps?
For your note, please do this steps only to disable user apps. Well, here are the steps to do:
Go to Settings.Tap Application manager.Find the desired apps by swiping to the appropriate screen: Download, Running or All.Tap the desired application.If the apps was updated, first you have to uninstall the update in order to…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Delete Picture, Video or Album in Gallery Apps

The ability owned by the Samsung Galaxy SIII to retrieve pictures or videos from multiple sources and also the advanced camera has pinned inside this phone will makes you more easier to save and take your favourite pictures or videos. All of them will be saved on Gallery apps on your phone. You can utilize this apps to view the picture or video files.

See also: How to View Photos or Videos on Samsung Galaxy S3 Gallery

For certain case, these multiple sources sometimes makes your phone accidentally save some unwanted pictures. Luckily, you can delete picture or video files and also delete entire albums with ease through Gallery apps.


How to delete picture or video files on Gallery apps?
Kindly follow the steps listed below to do so:
Open Gallery apps.If required, tap the drop-down arrow icon to select the required picture category.Tap the required album where the picture or video you wish to delete is saved.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu tap Select item.Tap the desired pictures or video…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Automatically Update All or Certain Applications

Google Play Store is the official market for Android phone, including Samsung Galaxy SIII. Here you can download and install the desired apps that suit your needs. First, you need to activate you Google account in order to make you be able accessing this services.

See also: How to Access Google Play Store on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once you've downloaded and installed apps, in order to make them stay work properly then you need to update them regularly with the newest update available. Fortunately, there is an option in Play Store which will allow you to set the phone to automatically update all or certain applications you were installed on your phone.


How to enable or disable auto-update all apps?
Below are the steps you need to do to automatically update all applications:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Play Store.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap Auto-update apps.Tap the desired option you wish to use to update the apps. There are three option available:Do not auto-update ap…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Clear Applications Cache and Data

Everybody should be agree that Samsung Galaxy SIII is a great Android-based smartphone that comes with lot of abilities and features. But, it doesn't mean that this phone will not experience the problem. The phone's uses and its age surely will lower its performance. Luckily, there are some methods that you can do to tweak this phone to be feels faster, such as using SwypePad or replace the default launcher, etc.

See also: How to Make Samsung Galaxy S3 Feel Faster with Five Simple Tweaks

The same thing also could happen with the application you already installed. If you feels the application runs more slower and heavier than usual when you use it, then you can tweak it by clearing the applications cache and/or data to make the application runs as fast as usual.


How to clear cache and data of the applications?
Some of user also said that they were managed to solve some software problems by clearing the application cache and data. Well, below are the complete steps to do so:
Go t…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Wipe or Factory Data Reset the Phone Remotely Using Samsung Dive

Nobody wants to lost their phone, neither you nor me. But, we can't control what will happen tomorrow. Due to this reason, do some preparations to anticipate when your phone is lost or stolen is something that you should consider to do. One of the possible way to do so is by creating a Samsung account which will allow you to use Samsung Dive services to find or track your phone.

See also: How to Find and Track Lost or Stolen Samsung Galaxy S3 Using Samsung Dive

Aside from finding and tracking your lost or stolen phone, you can also use an option available inside Samsung Dive to wipe or factory data reset your phone remotely. This of course will useful if you don't want the people who stole your phone or the people who find your lost phone knowing all the data saved there.


How to wipe or factory data reset remotely using Samsung Dive?
As your note, doing these steps will delete the data, so do it at your own risk. Well, below are the complete steps to do:
On your PC or laptop, op…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Fix Background Color Changed in Email Apps

One way that you can do to save more battery life is by enabling power saving option. You can find four options available under this option, all of them are there to helps your phone save as much as possible the battery life.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Power Saving on Samsung Galaxy S3

Unfortunately, enabling power saving may result in less power to consume by the device that sometimes caused the phone not to work as your expectations. One of which is you may find the background color in Email apps arbitrarily is changed, either black background or white background.


How to solve background color changed in Email apps?
Below are the steps to do to solve the problem:
Go to Settings.Tap Power saving.Disable the Background colour option. When the box next to this option is unchecked means this option is turned off.Tap Home button to return to the Home screen.
Once you do these steps, now the problem of the email background color changed should be resolved. However, if you have your …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Open New Tab in Background While Browsing the Web

Unwanted pop ups suddenly appeared while browsing the web, may be the one thing that was annoying. Moreover, the worst part of this is that we should pay it with some data. If you don't want to experience this situation, then blocking pop ups is best solution to do to solve this problem.

See also: How to Block Pop-Ups in Browser Apps in Samsung Galaxy S3

Other annoying things that you may encounter while browsing the web is when we wants to open the links on the web in a new tab. By default, it will be open at the top and cover up a web page we're currently viewing. Luckily, there is an option in the stock Browser apps which will allow you to set the browser to open new tab in the background.


How to enable or disable open new tab in background on Browser apps?
Below are the steps to do so:
Open the stock Browser apps.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap Advanced.Depending on your current settings, tap Open in background to enable or disable this option. When the box next to th…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Block Pop-Ups in Browser Applications

The stock Browser apps inside Samsung Galaxy SIII has come with some options to extend your experience while using it, such as an option to enable or disable JavaScript which will allow you to set the browser to load or not to load JavaScript on the web that you're currently viewing.

See also: How to Enable or Disable JavaScript in Browser Apps on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another option available there that will expand your comfort is an option to block pop ups. This of course will useful if you often annoyed with an unwanted pop-ups displayed while you use the browser apps to browse the webs.


How to make the browser block pop-ups?
Below are the steps you need to do:
Open the Internet Browser apps.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap Advanced.Scroll to Page content section. Depending on your current settings, tap Block pop-ups to enable or disable this option. If the box next to this option is ticked means this option is enabled and the pop up will be blocked.Tap the Back key to return t…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable SIM Change Alert

Some of visitors of the inside-galaxy were mailed me and said to me that their phone was lost or stolen. For the record, Samsung Galaxy SIII has some methods to helps the user to find or track their lost or stolen phone, one of which is by using Samsung Dive. In order to be able to use this service, first you need to have a Samsung account and register your device.

See also: How to Find and Track Lost or Stolen Samsung Galaxy S3 Using Samsung Dive

Aside from using Samsung Dive, when you already have a Samsung account, you can also set your phone to told you through another number when the SIM card is changed, the best part of this methods is it's also told you the phone number of the new SIM card inserted and its current position. This of course will helps you to find and track the phone.


How to customize SIM change alert?
Before you do this steps, make sure you already have a Samsung account associated with the device. Well, here are the complete steps to do so:
Go to Settings.Tap Sec…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Make a Calls Faster and Easier Use the Existing features

Nowadays, the easiness become one of the people's consideration before they decide to buy a smartphone. Due to this reason, the Samsung Galaxy SIII also offers the user some features to facilitate them do almost everything with it easily. One of which is this phone has provide some features to make the user more faster and easier when make a calls.


Features to make a calls more faster and easier
Below are some existing features to help you to do so:
1. Direct Call
Direct call is one of the motion-based features inside this phone. By enabling this features, you can easily calls the phone number displayed on your phone's screen by holding the phone near your ear.

See also: How to Enable and Use Direct Call Feature on Samsung Galaxy S3

2. Speed Dial
Assigning some contacts to a speed dialing key of course will be able to facilitate you when you wants to make a calls. Simply by assigning the required contacts to a speed dialing key, then in further use you just need to tap the requi…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Add Contact Shortcut on Home Screen

One of the way to communicate with others is by making a calls or send a message through the phone. To do so, first you need to know the phone numbers of the people you want to call or send a message with. Once you know the numbers, you can add them into your contacts apps to facilitate you for further use. Luckily, you can add the contact number to your contacts apps easily on Samsung Galaxy SIII.

See also: How to Add New Contact on Samsung Galaxy S3

As time goes by, you may found that you already saved lot of numbers on your contacts. This sometimes bring a little difficulties to you when you wants to make a calls or send a message to certain contacts. To help you solve this problem, add shortcuts for a certain contacts on Home screen is one of the alternative solution that you can do.


How to add shortcut for a certain contact on Home screen?
First of all, make sure you have space enough on the Home screen before you do this steps. Well, here are the complete steps to do:
Long tap i…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Add More Information on Certain Contact

Contacts apps is one of the stock application that you can find in Samsung Galaxy SIII. You can do many things here to customize the required contact you've already added before, such as adding picture to certain contact.

See also: How to Add Photo to Contacts on Samsung Galaxy S3

One more thing that you can do to customize the contact is by adding another field available to provide more information on those contacts.


How to add another field on contact?
Below are the steps to do so:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Contacts.Tap Contact tab.Tap the required contact you wish to add another field.Tap the Menu key then select Edit.Tap Add another field button at the bottom area of the contact.Now you'll see available field of information that you can add, such as phonetic name, organization, email, address, IM, address, note, nickname, website, internet call, event and relationship.Tap the required field.Fill the field with the required information.To add more field, repeat from the…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Solve Bluetooth Connection Problems

Everybody should be agree that Samsung Galaxy SIII is a great Android-based smartphone that has lot of useful features and abilities. One of which is Bluetooth capability owned by this phone. You can use Bluetooth to pair with another Bluetooth-capable device to transfer files, share internet connection, etc.

See also: How to Share Internet Connection Using Bluetooth Tethering on Samsung Galaxy S3

Aside from the advantages of the Bluetooth, some of users also have been reported that they were encountered some Bluetooth connection problems, such unable to pair/connect/recognize with another Bluetooth-capable device.


How to fix Bluetooth connections problem?
If you encountering one of these common problem as mentioned above, then kindly check these steps below to help you knowing the causes and how to fix it:
1. Make sure another device you're pairing has the same Bluetooth protocols as your Samsung Galaxy SIII
For the record, as written in the manual guide of this phone that it's com…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Access Applications

Previously, I've written about some possible ways that you can do to make you more faster and easier accessing installed application on your Samsung Galaxy SIII.

See also: 3 Ways to Make You More Easier and Faster Accessing Applications on Samsung Galaxy S3

Now, I'll write about the basic steps to do to access application in this phone. Well, accessing installed application, either the stock application or not is a basic knowledge about using Samsung Galaxy SIII. For some of you may have known well about it, but for some another it may something new or little bit difficult for them to do.


How to access installed apps?
Here are the steps to do so:
From your Home screen, tap Apps icon to access the application list. This icon usually located at the bottom right corner of the screen.Swipe the screen to the right or to the left to go to another applications list screen, or you can go to another screen by tapping the dots at the bottom of the screen.Tap the application you wish to us…

Samsung Galaxy S3: 3 Ways to Make You More Easier and Faster Accessing the Applications

Samsung Galaxy SIII comes with several pre-loaded applications to meet the basic need of using this phone, such as Messaging apps that you can use to send and receive text or multimedia message, Gmail apps to send or receive email message through your Gmail account, Contacts apps to save your contacts and customize them, Phone apps to make a voice or video call, and many more.

Here you can also downloading and installing another apps according to your needs through the Google Play Store or Samsung Apps Store. Moreover you can also installing apps from another source aside from both of the official market.

Many choices of the apps available, sometimes makes you end up with installing many apps on your phone. Even though, in fact you just use some of them, and the other is not. Instead of uninstall the apps, here are 3 ways that you can do to make you more faster and easier accessing your favourites apps:


1. Add the shortcut of the apps to the Home screen.
Adding your favourites apps sho…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Add Shortcut Per Email Account on Home Screen

One of the ability owned by the Samsung Galaxy SIII is handling multiple email accounts, or in other words you can add several email accounts in this phone. You can also set one of them as the default email account that will be use by default to write an email.

See also: How to Set Added Email Account as Default on Samsung Galaxy S3

As with the apps and widget, you can also create the shortcut for each your email account to the Home screen to make you more faster and easier when you want to access them. You can do this by utilizing email account widget.


How to create shortcut for each email account on Home screen?
Before you do this steps, make sure you have space enough on your Home screen that you'll use to add the widget. Well, here are the complete steps to do:
Long tap on your Home screen.On pop up menu select Add to Home screen.Tap Widget tab.Find Email account 1x1 widget by swiping the screen to the left or to the right, then tap and hold to move it to the Home screen.Now you…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Add Website Shortcut on Home Screen

Bookmarks your favourite or most visited website is one of the way that you can do to make you more faster and easier when you want to visit them. By doing this, you don't need to enter the URL each time you want to access them, you just need to tap Bookmark icon then choose which the bookmarked website you wish to visit.

See also: How to Add and View Bookmark on Samsung Galaxy S3

One more way to make you more easier and faster accessing the bookmarked website is by adding the shortcut to them in the Home screen. This of course will save your time, because you just need to tap the shortcuts on the Home screen to visit them without having to open the Browser apps first.


How to add shortcut to a website on Home screen?
To do so kindly follow the steps listed below:
Long tap on the Home screen.On pop up menu select Add to Home screen.Tap Widget tab.Find Bookmark 1x1 widget, then tap and hold to move it on your Home screen.Now you'll see thumbnails of the bookmarked website.Choose w…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Make the Browser to Load or Not the Flash on the Web

One way to do to enable you viewing flash-based website is by installing Adobe Flash Player on your Samsung Galaxy SIII. Even though nowadays Adobe Flash Player is no longer available on Google Play Store, you still be able to install it from another source. First, you need to allow your phone to install from unknown source to do so.

See also: How to Install Adobe Flash Player Application on Samsung Galaxy S3

once you've finished installing it on your phone, now you can viewing website contains with flash through the Browser apps. But, you should remember that load the flash on the web may cost you more data. Fortunately, there is an option in the stock browser apps which will allow you to make the browser to load the flash or not.


How to customize plug-ins settings on Browser apps?
Below are the complete steps to do:
Open the Browser apps.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap Advanced.Tap Enable plug-ins.Now you'll see three options available on pop up menu, they are:Alway…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Make the Weather Widget to Auto Update

Accu weather is the stock weather widget that you can find in the primary Home screen on Samsung Galaxy SIII. This widget will provide you information about the temperature and weather forecast on your location. For the personal need, you can change the preferred temperature unit you wish to use, either Celsius or Fahrenheit.

See also: How to Change Weather Widget from Celsius to Fahrenheit on Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition to change the temperature unit, in this widget you can also determine how often the widget to refresh the information. There are several auto refresh option that you can choose which best suit you.


How to change weather widget auto refresh?
Below are the steps you need to do to determine the frequency of the weather widget updating the information:
Tap the Weather widget on your Home screen.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap Widgets.Tap Auto refresh.Now you'll see some option available on pop up menu, they are:
NoneEvery 1 hour: choose this option to make yo…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Change Weather Widget from Celsius to Fahrenheit

When you first turn on your Samsung Galaxy SIII, generally you'll find the stock weather widget was installed on your primary Home screen. You can use this widget to obtain the information about temperature and weather forecast on your current location. But, first of all you need to enable location services on your phone to make this widget works.

See also: How to Change Location Services on Samsung Galaxy S3

As another apps and widgets installed in this phone, you can also customize this Accu weather widget to suit your needs, such as change the preferred temperature unit from Celsius to Fahrenheit or vice versa.


How to change weather widget from Celsius to Fahrenheit or Fahrenheit to Celsius?
Below are the complete steps to do:
On your primary Home screen, tap Accu weather widget.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap General.Tap Unit. Depending on your current settings, tap Unit to change from Celsius to Fahrenheit or vice versa. When the dot indicator next the option shows …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Remove Password Protection when Purchasing on Google Play Store

Enable password on the Google Play Store settings is one of the way that you can do to prevent unwanted or accidentally purchases because whenever you'll made a purchase you'll be prompted to enter your Google password. This also will avoid unauthorized people purchasing through your device.

See also: How to Password Protect When Purchasing from Google Play Store on Samsung Galaxy S3

However, for some reason you may want to purchase through Play store without having to enter your Google password. If so, you can turn off the password easily from the Play Store settings or when you're purchasing something from there.


How to disable use password for Google Play Store purchases?
You can do this on your Samsung Galaxy SIII by using one of the steps listed below:
I. From the Play Store settings
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Play Store, then tap it.Tap the Menu key, then select Settings.Under User control section, remove the tick on the box next to the Password option to …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Password Protect When Purchasing on Google Play Store

Google Play Store is the official market for Android device, including the Samsung Galaxy SIII. Here you can find hundreds of useful apps and games, both free and paid. Once you've activated your Google account on your Android device, then you can accessing the Google Play Store to get applications that suit your needs.

See also: How to Access Google Play Store on Samsung Galaxy S3

Nowadays, the easiness to make purchase in Play store sometimes makes you end up with an accidentally purchased. Fortunately, there is an option in Google Play Store setting which will allow you to set entering password whenever you'll made purchases from play store.


How to enable use password to restrict Google Play Store purchases?
If you wants to enable this option, then kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Play Store, then tap it.Tap the Menu key, then select Settings.Under User control section, tick the check box next to the Password option to enable this…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Share Selected Text in the Web Page

Web search is one of the option available when you're selecting text in the web. By using this option you can search whatever the text selected directly from the web, and you will find the search result be displayed in the default search engine page.

See also: How to Search Selected Text on the Web Page on Samsung Galaxy S3

While you selecting text in the web, you can also find another option available called Share. This option will allow you to share the highlighted text in the web to another device through several ways, such as via Bluetooth, Email, Gmail, Messaging or Wi-Fi Direct.


How to Share highlighted text in the web page?
If you wants to share text in the stock Browser apps in Samsung Galaxy SIII to another device by using some options available there, then below are the steps you need to do:
Open the stock Browser apps.Navigate to the required web page.Tap and hold the text until the text select is shown. You can adjust the text selected area by tapping and drag one of the…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Search Selected Text on the Web Page

Nowadays, search engine is the main component which is widely use when the people use Internet to search something. By using the search engine, people can find whatever they looking for in the Internet with ease by typing the desired search term in the search engine. Due to its importance, most of browser apps available today provide a feature to automatically search whatever the user typed in the address bar without http or www through the default search engine.

See also: How to Set Default Search Engine in the Browser Apps on Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition to automatically search the search term typed in the address bar, you can also search the highlighted text on the web. This of course will useful if you find some text in the web and you want to use them as the search term on the default search engine.


How to search highlighted text on the web page?
If you wants to search the selected text in the Browser apps on Samsung Galaxy SIII, then kindly follow the steps listed below:
Open the…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Copy Paste Text

Browser apps is one of the stock applications available in Samsung Galaxy SIII that you can use to meet your daily Internet needs, from browsing the webs, read online magazine, download, etc.

See also: How to Use Browser in Samsung Galaxy S3

You can get lot of useful information through the Internet because nowadays people share about almost everything in there. In some cases, you may have found something useful from the Internet and wants to keep it on your memo or note. If so, you can do this easily by copying them from the browser then paste them into your memo.


How to copy text in Browser apps?
Kindly follow the steps listed below to do so:
Open Browser apps.Navigate to the web page that contain information you wish to copy.Select the required text by tapping and hold the area contains text until the text select is shown.Tap and drag one of the anchor point at the selected text to adjust the selected text area. The selected text area will be highlighted.Tap Copy icon to copy the sel…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Separate Joined Contacts

Samsung Galaxy SIII has ability to retrieve contacts from various sources. These multiple sources sometimes makes you end up to have duplicate contacts that will make you have difficulty when you want to call them or send message to them, and also this of course will make your phonebook be a mess. Fortunately, there is an option in Contacts apps that will allow you to merge some identical contacts into one.

See also: How to Merge Duplicate Contacts on Samsung Galaxy S3

But, in certain case, you may have joined contacts by mistake or you want to unjoin the contact you've already joined before. If so, you can split them as individual contact by utilizing an option called separate contacts directly through the Contacts apps.


How to split joined contacts?
Kindly follow the steps listed below to do so:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Contacts.Tap Contact tab.Tap the required joined contacts you wish to split.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Separate contact.Now you'll see a …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Share Contacts via Messaging

Samsung Galaxy SIII allows the user to send or receive multimedia message. This type of message will allow you to send or receive message contains picture, sound files, contact files, etc. If you receive MMS with contact files inside, then you can save the contact to your phonebook with ease.

See also: How to Save MMS Contacts on Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition to receive MMS contains contact files, by using this phone you can also share the required contact to another through messaging. You can insert the contact file while you're composing the message or you can go to the required contacts through Contacts apps then share it via messaging.


How to share namecard via messaging?
Below are the complete steps to share contact through the Contacts apps:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Contacts.Tap Contact tab.Tap the required contacts you wish to share.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Share namecard via.Tap Messaging.Now the contact file was attached in the message as .vcf file.E…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Share Contact via Bluetooth

There are some methods that you can use to transfer contact from your Samsung Galaxy SIII to another device. One of the possible methods to do is by using Bluetooth. To make you be able to do so, first of all make sure you have enabled Bluetooth on your device, as well as the another device you want to share the contact to.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Bluetooth on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once the Bluetooth is enabled in both of the devices, now you're ready transferring the required contact you wish.


How to share namecard via Bluetooth?
To do so, kindly follow the steps listed below:
Open Contacts apps from your Home screen or App drawer.Tap Contacts tab.Tap the required contact you wish to share.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Share namecard via.Tap Bluetooth.Tap the desired device you would like to share the contact to.The required contact has been sent.Tap Home button to return to the standby mode.
By knowing how to transfer contact details using Bluetooth connection, no…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Clear All Saved Form Data in Browser Application

For some users, enable remember form data option in the stock browser apps in Samsung Galaxy SIII will make their Internet activity more easier, such as they will no longer need to enter the whole of the data that they've ever entered before because whenever they type it then the pop up contain saved data will appear and they can select it.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Remember Form Data in the Browser Apps on Samsung Galaxy S3

But, in certain condition you may want to remove the saved form data, for instance if you ever entering the wrong data for the first time and you were annoyed with its pop up whenever you try to enter it. If so, you can remove all of them easily by utilizing clear form data option directly through the browser apps.


How to remove all saved form data in Browser apps?
To do so, kindly follow the steps listed below:
Open the Browser apps.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap Privacy and security.Scroll down to Form data section, then tap Clear form dat…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Remember Form Data in the Browser Applications

Remember password is one of useful option available in the stock Browser apps in Samsung Galaxy SIII. By enabling this option, the browser will remember user name and password for websites. This option will also be able to prevent you entering the wrong password, moreover if you should entering lot of passwords in a day.

See also: How to Make the Browser Remember Password in Samsung Galaxy S3

Another option that has similar function with the remember password is remember form data. Enabling this option will make the browser remembering all the data you've entered in the web, so next time when you type it then you'll see the data pop up and you can select it.


How to turn on or off remember form data?
If you wants the browser save the form data for the website, then kindly follow the steps listed below:
Open the Browser apps.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap Privacy and security.Under Form data section, tap Remember form data to enable or disable this option. When the box …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Set Default Search Engine in Browser Apps

Nowadays, almost everyone who have a smartphone as their device surely have known and ever use the Browser apps to meet their Internet activity needs. That's why most of smartphone today has this apps as the stock application, as well as the Samsung Galaxy SIII

See also: How to Use Browser on Samsung Galaxy S3

When you use the browser to search something, then generally you will use the search engine to make you more faster and easier to find what you are looking for in the Internet.


How to change the default search engine?
If you want to change the default search engine in the stock Browser apps, the kindly follow the steps listed below:
Open the Browser apps.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap Advanced.Tap Select search engine.On pop up menu, tap the required search engine you wish to use as the default.Tap the Back key to return to the browser page.
Once you've finished selecting search engine, now whenever you type something in the address bar without including www or …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Clear All Saved Passwords in the Browser Apps

There is an option inside the stock Browser apps on Samsung Galaxy S3 called remember password that will make the browser save the user name and password for websites. This of course will help you to prevent entering the wrong password, given in a single day you may have to entering lot of passwords, from the social media up to a bank account password.

See also: How to Make the Browser Remember Password on Samsung Galaxy S3

But, for certain reason you may want the browser no longer remembering the password for the website. If so, then you can easily removed all of them directly through the browser apps.


How to removed all saved passwords?
Below are the steps to do so:
Open the Browser apps.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap Privacy and security.Scroll down to Password section, then tap Clear password.Tap OK button to confirm clearing password.Finish. Now you have managed to remove all saved password.
For the record, this option can't be use to remove one or some of passwords,…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Make the Browser to Remember Password

Nowadays, Internet become a daily need for almost everyone, from using it to access social media, send email, etc. Due to this reason, most of smartphone today was equipped with the Browser apps as one of their pre-installed apps, as with the Samsung Galaxy SIII.

See also: How to Use Browser on Samsung Galaxy S3

Lot of activities we do using the Internet sometimes made us should entering several passwords in a single day, from the social media, email, even a bank account password. These sometimes end up us to forgetting these passwords. Fortunately, the stock browser apps inside Samsung Galaxy SIII has a useful option to remember the password entered in webpage while you're using this apps.


How to enable or disable remember password in the stock browser apps?
Open the stock browser apps.Tap the Menu key.Scroll down to Settings, then tap it.Tap Privacy and security.Under Password section, tap Remember password to enable or disable this option. When the box next to this option is tick…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Form Auto-Fill

There are some options inside the stock Browser apps that comes to facilitate you while using this apps to fulfill your Internet activity needs, such as auto capitalization that will automatically capitalize the first letter of the sentence.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Auto Capitalization on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another option inside this apps that will also facilitate you is form auto-fill. By enabling this option and filling the available fields of information, the browser will automatically use them whenever needed.


How to enable or disable form auto-fill?
Below are the steps to do so:
Open the Browser apps.Tap the Menu key.Scroll down to the Settings, then tap it.Tap General.Under Auto-fill section, tap Form auto-fill to enable or disable this option. When the box next to this option is ticked means this option is turned on.Tap Auto-fill text then fill the available information fields with your data, such as name, company, address, country,etc.Once you've done, tap Save butt…

Samsung Galaxy S3: Why the White Battery Cover Sometimes Looks Like Rainbow

Sometimes the Samsung Galaxy SIII users found something new in their phone and thinks that it is a problem, but actually it's not, such as when they realize that whenever they opening the browser then the backlight becomes dimmer, even when they have increasing the brightness of the main display. Actually, this is not a problem, it's only a Samsung effort to provide a power saving solution by dimming the display whenever the user opening the browser.

See also: How to Fix Dimmer Backlight Browser on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another 'looks like a problem' in this phone is a visual phenomenon on the white battery cover that sometimes looks like a rainbow. Some of user thinks that it's a hardware defect, but once again it's not. So, here's the explanation.


Why the white battery cover sometimes looks like rainbow?
This visual phenomenon is happen because this phone is using pearl white glossy material surface that caused the looks like rainbow appearance whenever the…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Fix Missed Call in Phone Icon can't be Removed

Phone apps is one of the stock application available inside Samsung Galaxy SIII that you can use to make a call, either voice calls or video calls. This apps also will provide your call activities information, such as incoming call, outgoing calls and missed calls..

However, some of Galaxy SIII users said that they have difficulty to remove missed call in phone icon. Well, if you're also encountering this problem in your phone, then there are two possible ways to do to fix it.

I. Clear call logs.
The first way that you can do when you faced this problem is by deleting the call logs from your phone apps.

See also: How to Delete One, Multiple or All Call History Logs on Samsung Galaxy S3

II. Clear data BadgeProvider
If you have done the first way but you have no luck and the problem is still there, then try to do this steps:
Go to Settings.Scroll down to Application manager, then tap it.Tap All tab.Scroll down to BadgeProvider, then tap it.Tap Clear data button.Tap OK button to confir…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Fix Message Corrupted Error

Sending messages is one of the way to communicate with the others using the phone. As with the Samsung Galaxy SIII that you can use to send text or multimedia message, either using the stock Messaging application or another third-party Messaging apps that you can find through the Google Play Store.

See also: How to Access Google Play Store on Samsung Galaxy S3

While you use the phone to send a message, in certain condition you may faced some problems, such as whenever you send a text message, you get an error said that your message may be corrupted when received in the recipient device.


How to fix error message may be corrupted on the recipient device?
If you encountering this error while you're sending SMS, then kindly follow the steps below to fix it:
1. Go to Apps through Home screen.
2. Tap Messaging.
3. Try to send SMS, if you got an attention error said "Message may be corrupted on recipient device. Change input mode to automatic", then tap Cancel button to cancel t…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Fix No SIM Card Error

Samsung Galaxy SIII has comes with some card slots, such as an SD card slot that will allow you to expand the phone's storage by inserting a new SD card. You can easily insert and remove SD card by yourself.

See also: How to Insert and Remove Micro SD Card on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another card slot available in this phone is SIM card slot to place your SIM card. You can use this card to send messages or make a call or use it to gain an internet connection and use another features available on the network. But, some users reported that they were encountering an error said No SIM card, even they were inserting the SIM card in its tray.


How to fix No SIM card error?
If you encountering this issue, then turn off the phone and try the steps listed below:
Try to check the SIM, is it normal or not? If you see any physic defective, then the possible way to do is by replacing the SIM card with the new one.If the SIM card is fine, then try to check the connection between the SIM card and its place t…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Fix Quieter Microphone Signal

Some of features inside Samsung Galaxy SIII has designed to deliver comfort to the user while using the phone, such as easy call features which will allow you to easily make a call by swipe the required contact from left to the right.

See also: How to Use Easy Call on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another feature available in this phone to improve your comfort is noise reduction. Enabling this option will make your phone to reduce noise around you to get a better sound while calling. Unfortunately, this enable this option will also give a problem of microphone signal resulting the people you call can't hear your voice well.


How to fix quieter microphone signal from call settings?
One way to solve this issue is by disabling the noise reduction option. To do so kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Phone.Tap the Menu key then select Call settings.Tap Additional settings.Uncheck Noise reduction option.Tap Home button to return to the standby mode.

How to fix quieter …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Fix Dimmer Backlight Browser

The most common problem encountered by the user of the Samsung Galaxy SIII is a poor battery life. It's because this phone has come with a big screen and some features that consume a lot of power to run.

See also: 3 Things to Do to Get Better Battery Life on Samsung Galaxy SIII

This reason also used by Samsung to set the phone to dimmer when the user opening the browser as an effort to power saving solution, even if you increase the brightness of the main display.


How to fix Browser dimming?
One way that you can do to fix this issue is by increasing the brightness in the browser. Kindly follow the steps listed below to do so:
Open the stock Browser apps.Tap the Menu key.Tap Brightness and colors.Remove the tick on the box next to the Automatic brightness, then increase the brightness level manually by sliding the level to the right.Choose Default option under color level for power saving section.Tap OK button to save the changes.

By knowing how to increase the brightness level on the s…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Change the Stock Browser Default Storage

Nice ability of the Samsung Galaxy SIII camera to take a best picture and recording HD video sometimes will end up your phone's storage full with lot of picture or video files. Fortunately, there is an option that will allow you to change the default storage you wish to use to saved the picture taken by the camera, between using the phone or memory card.

See also: How to Set SD Card as Default Storage for Pictures Taken with the Samsung Galaxy S3 Camera

The similar option also available on the stock browser apps. This option also will allow you to change the default storage for the downloaded files.


How to change the default storage in the stock browser apps?
To do so kindly follow the steps listed below:
Open the stock Browser apps.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap Advanced.Tap Default storage to change the storage you wish to use, either to use phone storage or memory card storage.

By knowing how to change the default storage used to save downloaded files on the stock browser,…