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Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Play a Video Using the Video Player App in Android 4.4 Kitkat

As we've known that the Camera in the Samsung Galaxy SIV not only can be used to take a picture, but you can also use it to record a video. Even by utilizing the advanced features owned by this phone, you can record a HD video.

See also: How to Record a HD Video in the Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.4 Kitkat

All videos you've taken with the camera or the videos you've gotten from other sources will automatically be scanned and indexed by the video player app, make you easier to play all of your videos directly from your phone whenever you want.

How to use the video player app to play a video?
Below are the steps to do so:
  1. Open the Video Player app.
  2. To set the app automatically plays the next videos, you can use the following steps:
    • Tap the Menu key.
    • On pop up menu select Auto play next.
    • Select On to enable this option.
  3. Tap the desired video you want to play.
  4. If you have a lot of videos, you can use the search function to help you easier to find the required video. Here are the steps:
    • Tap the Magnifying glass icon.
    • Enter the video name in the search field and you'll see all matches videos will be displayed. 
    • Tap the desired video from the list to open it.
  5. While you're playing the video, you can use the following options:
    • : Tap this option to scan other DLNA-enabled devices.
    • : Tap this option to take a screenshot while playing the video.
    • : Tap this option to adjust the volume.
    • : Tap this option to change the screen ratio.
    • : Tap this option to restart the currently playing video or skip to the previous video. Tap and hold this option to move backward quickly.
    • : tap this option to pause or resume the currently playing video.
    • : tap this option to skip to the next video. Tap and hold this option to move forward quickly.
    • : Tap this option to reduce the size of the video screen.

By knowing how to use the video player app and knowing all the options available while playing the video, now you can easily play any video you want directly from your phone and utilize all options available according to your need.


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