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Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Enable and Use Turn Over to Mute/Pause in Android 4.4 Kitkat

To speed up the way you control and interact with your Samsung Galaxy SIV, this phone has provided you some motion features, one of which is turn over to mute/pause which will let you easily mute playing sounds when you receive incoming calls, message alerts or when the alarms go off by turning over the device. This feature also let you easily pause the music/video playback with the same way. In order to make you be able to use this feature, you have to enable it through the motion menu.



How to enable or disable turn over to mute/pause?
Below are the steps to do so:
  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap My device tab.
  3. Scroll down to find Motions and gestures, and then tap it.
  4. Slide the ON/OFF switch next to Motion to the right to enable it.
  5. Tap Motion.
  6. Depending on your current settings, tap the ON/OFF switch next to Mute/Pause to enable or disable this option. When the switch is on the right side or shows green means this option is enabled.

How to use turn over to mute/pause?
Once the turn over to mute/pause feature is activated, you can use it to mute incoming calls, message alerts and alarms as well as to pause media(music and video) playback by turning over the device so that the screen will face downward.


Please note that this feature will not work to pause media playback if the screen is off or if the headsets is plugged in into your phone, and this feature may not work in the third-party app.

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