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Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable Flight Mode in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Samsung Galaxy S5 has some features which will let you using your phone in a specific condition, one of which is the flight mode or airplane mode. When the flight mode is enabled, the connection to your mobile service provider will be turned off so that you won't be able to send/receive any calls/messages or use data network features. Enabling the flight mode will also turn off your device's connectivity features, e.g: Bluetooth and Wi-Fi so that you have to turn these features on manually through the settings menu or on the notification panel when you want to use them. Given the function, you can use this feature if you still want to be able to use other features on your phone, for instance playing games, listening to the music, taking pictures, etc when you're in an airplane or in other area where using radio transmitter is prohibited.


How to enable the airplane mode?
There are some methods that can be used to turn on the flight mode or the airplane mode. But, this time,…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable and Configure Daydream in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

By default, when your phone is connected to a desktop dock or charging, the screen will be off when the screen timeout is over. However, if you're bored with that black screen and want to make your phone to be more attractive then you can enable the daydream feature so that your phone will display an attractive screensaver, e.g: colour change effect, a slideshow of the photos, real-time news, animation, etc when your phone is connected to a desktop dock or charging.


How to enable and configure the daydream feature?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen top open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the Sound and display section and then tap Display.Tap Daydream. If the daydream is off, tap the ON/OFF switch to turn it on.Here you can select the required daydream from the following options:Colours: select this option if you want your pho…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Change Screen Mode in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Samsung Galaxy S5 has some features which will give you more control to your phone's display, one of which is the screen mode. This feature lets you altering the color range, saturation and sharpness of the display. However, since everyone's eyes are different, Samsung Galaxy S5 has been equipped with five screen modes so that the user can choose the one that suit their need to get a better viewing experience.


How to change the screen mode?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the Sound and display section and then tap Display .Tap Screen mode and then select from the following options:Adapt display: select this option if you want your phone automatically optimizes the color range, saturation and sharpness of the display while you're in Gallery, Camera, Internet, Video, Smart remote…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable Adapt Display in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Adapt display is an advanced display technology in Samsung Galaxy S5 which will be able to provide you a more personalized viewing experience since the display will be adapted to you. When adapt display is enabled, it'll automatically optimize the color range, saturation and sharpness of the display based on the analyze of the incoming lights and the contents you're viewing while you're in Gallery, Camera, Internet, Video, Smart remote and Google Play Books applications. The adapt display will not only provide you the best viewing experience, but it will also make the display being easier for your eyes.


How to turn on the adapt display feature?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the Sound and display section and then tap Display.Tap Screen mode and then select Adapt display.Tap Sav…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Set LED Indicator in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Samsung Galaxy S5 is equipped with a LED indicator or notification light which is located at the top left corner above the screen. When the options within the LED indicator menu are enabled, your phone will light up or blink the LED indicator to notify you of missed notifications, low battery, when the device is being charged or is fully charged, or when the device is recording a voice while the screen is off.


How to set the LED Indicator?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the Sound and display section and then tap Display .Scroll the screen to the very bottom.Tap LED indicator.Here you'll be provided with the following options:Charging: check the box next to this option to enable it and make your phone lights up the red LED when the device is connected to a charger and is charging while …

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable or Disable Glove Mode in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Samsung Galaxy S5 has some useful features which will help you use your phone better in a specific condition, one of which is the glove mode. When the glove mode is enabled, the sensitivity of the touch screen will be increased so that you can using touch screen better while you're wearing gloves.


How to turn on or off the glove mode?
You can access the option to enable or disable the glove mode by using two different methods: from the general settings menu and from the S Finder.


Method #1: From the settings menu
You can turn on or off the glove mode from the general settings menu by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the Sound and display section and then tap Display .Scroll the screen to the very bottom.Depending on your current settings, tap Increase touch sensitivity to enable or disable this option. Wh…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Fix Screen Brightness Goes Dimmer Randomly in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

The auto adjust screen tone option is a power saver option in Samsung Galaxy S5. When you enable this option, the screen tone will be adjusted automatically according to the light and the analysis of the on-screen images to save more power therefore you will probably notice that your screen is slightly dimmer or darker when you use your phone to view a page or an app that has a lot of white space, such as: while you're opening a webpage in Internet app or viewing documents. Thus, if you don't want your screen dims randomly so that you can take full advantage of your big screen then you can try fixing this issue by disabling the auto adjust screen tone.


How to disable the auto adjust screen tone?
You can use two different methods to access the option to disable the auto adjust screen tone: from the general settings menu and from the S Finder.


Method #1: From the settings menu
You can turn off the auto adjust screen tone via the general settings menu by using the following steps:

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable Auto Adjust Screen Tone in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Samsung Galaxy S5 has some power saver options, one of which is the auto adjust screen tone. When this option is enabled, your phone will automatically adjust the screen tone based on the light and the analysis of the on-screen images. You may see the difference of the screen tone when you jump between a colourful page to a page or an app that has a lot of white space, for instance when you jump from the home screen to the Internet app to access the Google search page, you'll probably notice that the page is dimmed slightly. Since a brighter screen consumes more battery then dimming the screen will help you to conserve more battery.


How to turn on the auto adjust screen tone?
You can access the option to enable the auto adjust screen tone by using two different methods: from the general settings menu and from the S Finder.


Method #1: From the settings menu
You can turn on the auto adjust screen tone via the general settings menu by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe dow…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Fix Haptic Feedback Not Working in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Samsung Galaxy S5 has an option named haptic feedback which will allow you to set your phone to vibrate each time the back key or the recent apps key are pressed. However, there are 4 conditions that can cause the haptic feedback doesn't work and make your phone doesn't vibrate when you press the soft keys, they are: 1)the haptic feedback option is disabled 2)the vibration intensity for the haptic feedback is not adjusted 3)the phone is in the silent mode 4)the power saving mode is enabled. So, based on the things that probably make this issue happens, do the following steps to fix this issue and make the haptic feedback works:


Step #1: Make sure the haptic feedback is enabled
You can make sure that the haptic feedback option is enabled by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the Sound and display sec…