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Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Disable Easy Mode in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

The rapid growth of the smartphones sometimes makes it hard to be followed, even some of phone users are still using feature phones or have just considered to switch to a smartphone. This fact may be a reason why the easy mode feature is added in the Samsung Galaxy S5. This feature will be helpful for those who have just switched from a feature phone to a smartphone because this feature will change the layout and settings to become simpler and provide the user with straightforward application interactions thus the users can use/learn this phone with more easily.

See also: How to Enable and Customize Easy Mode in Samsung Galaxy S5 with Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

After using easy mode for some time, you may want to turn off easy mode and use standard mode, for instance when you want to use some features that can't be found in easy mode or do some actions that can't be done in this mode or if you want to improve your experience by trying using conventional layout. If that so, you can easily disable easy mode so that the phone will re-enable the standard mode.


How to switch from the easy mode to the standard mode?
Generally, there are two methods that you can use to disable easy mode and re-enable standard mode, through the notifications panel or through the easy settings icon in the Home screen for apps in the easy mode.


Method #1: From the notifications panel
  1. Swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notifications panel.
  2. Tap to go to the easy settings menu.
  3. In Easy settings, tap Easy mode .
  4. Tap Standard mode to select it.
  5. Tap Done button.
  6. The easy mode will be disabled and the standard mode will be applied in your phone.


Method #2: From the Easy settings shortcut in Home screen
By default, you can find the easy settings in the Home screen in easy mode as an app and you can use it to access the easy settings menu to disable easy mode. See the following steps to disable easy mode:
  1. From the main Home screen, swipe the screen from right to the left until you see the Easy settings shortcut/icon and then tap it to go to the easy settings menu.
  2. Tap Easy mode .
  3. Tap Standard mode to select it.
  4. Tap Done button.
  5. The easy mode will be disabled and the standard mode will be applied in your phone.

If in the easy mode you'll be provided with a simpler layout and the easy settings menu, then in the standard mode you'll be provided with a conventional layout and more complex settings menu. Also, in the standard mode, you can find and use all features owned by this phone unless you disable them.

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