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Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable and Use Direct Call Feature in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Direct call is a motion feature that can be found in the Samsung Galaxy S5. This feature lets you easily call those whose logs, messages or contact details are being displayed on the screen simply by bringing your phone near your ear, allows you to make a call without physically touching the call icon.


How to enable or disable the direct call feature?
You can do so by using the following steps:
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 Motion section and then tap Motions and gestures.Tap Direct call.Tap the ON/OFF switch located at the top right corner of the screen to enable or disable direct call feature. When the switch is on the right side or shows green means the direct call feature is enabled.

How to use the direct call feature?
Assuming that you have enabled the direct call feature, then you can use the following methods to make a call using the di…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Use Reject Calls with Messages Feature in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Have you ever been in a situation where you couldn't accept the calls but had a little time to explain the reason to the caller why you did so, for instance when you were in a meeting or when you were busy of doing something? If that so, you can save yourself from that problem by using the reject call with message feature. This feature will be able to save your time because it will let you quickly send a response message and reject the call at the same time.


How to customize call rejection messages?
If necessary, you can create a new rejection message as well as edit or remove the required one. You can do so by using the following steps:
Open Phone app.Tap or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then select Settings.Tap Call.Tap Call rejection.Tap Rejection messages. All default rejection messages are displayed here.Adding a new rejection message:
If necessary, you can add more call rejection messages to the list by using the following steps:Tap .Wri…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Block Unwanted or Unknown Calls in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Have you ever felt so annoyed when unwanted persons kept calling you? Or, have you ever been in a situation when you didn't want to receive any call? Or, have you ever wanted to be able to block unknown calls? If that so, you can save yourself from those problems by using the reject calls feature which will let you block incoming calls according to your need. When a blocked number calls you, the caller will hear the tone once or twice and then will be rejected whilst you won't be notified (either by ringtone or call notification) so that you won't be bothered again with those unwanted or unknown calls.


How to block all incoming calls?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open Phone app.Tap or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then select Settings.Tap Call.Tap Call rejection.Tap Auto reject mode and then select All incoming calls.Now, you'll see is displayed on the status bar as a sign that all incoming calls will be blocked or …

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Set SD Card as the Default Storage in Internet App in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Keeping the internal storage has free space enough is a thing that you need to do to make sure your phone can work well and doesn't encounter any error caused by low internal storage. Given that fact, it's no wonder if some of the stock apps have been equipped with an option to let the user switch the default storage of the app from the internal storage to the SD card. So does with the stock browser app that lets you to directly save all downloaded files to the SD card so that you don't need to worry your internal storage will quickly run out, especially if you like downloading many things from the internet.


How to save downloaded files to the SD card in Internet app?
Assuming that you have attached a SD card into your phone, then you can change the default storage in Internet app by using the following steps:
Open Internet app.Tap or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then select Settings.Tap Content settings.Tap Default storage and then s…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Use Speed Dial Feature in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Speed dial is an old feature that will allow you to assign contacts to speed dial numbers and then let you quickly dial the contact by long pressing the assigned speed dial number. I do believe that most of you have ever known/used the speed dial since this feature can be found in all of Samsung Galaxy S series. What make it different is you're now allowed to assign up to 999 contacts in the speed dial numbers.


How to assign a contact to a speed dial number?
Before using speed dial feature, you have to assign the required contacts to the speed dial numbers. You can do so by using the following steps:
Open Phone app.If necessary, tap the Keypad tab.Tap or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then select Speed dial. FYI, the speed dial number 1 is specially set for the voice mail so you still have 998 speed dial numbers left.Tap + Add contact in the required speed dial number and then select the required contact.In the speed dial information window, t…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Change Default Search Engine in Internet App in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

The address bar in the stock browser app has two functions. First, it can be used to access a webpage when you enter a webpage address/URL in it. Second, it can be used as the search field of the default search engine when you enter a search term/word in it. By default, the Internet app uses google.com as the default search engine so that this app will automatically search a search term you have entered in the address bar by using the google.com and give you the results in a few second later, help you search anything in internet with more easily. However, this app also provides you with some popular search engines in case you don't like the default or want to use other search engines.


How to change default search engine in Internet app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open Internet app.Tap the address bar and you'll see a box (in the left side of the address bar) with a search engine logo inside it.Tap the box and then select from the following options:Google Search:…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Set Homepage in Internet App in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

You probably ever noticed that when you open the stock Browser app in Samsung Galaxy S5, it automatically opens a new window with the Samsung website is loaded as the default homepage. In case, if you don't like that default to be your homepage, you can change the homepage by utilizing the available options so that it can be fit with your need. Also, set the right homepage will be able to provide you a better way to use the Internet app.


How to change homepage in Internet app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open Internet app.Tap or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then select Settings.Tap Set homepage and then select from the following options:Default page: select this option if you want to set the Samsung website as your homepage.Current page: select this option if you want to set the currently opened webpage as your homepage.Quick access: select this option if you want to set the webpages that have been added to the quick access l…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Use Reader Mode in Internet App in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Have you ever felt annoyed with those extra things within a webpage that might have distracted your focus while reading the main article/post? Or, do you like reading a long web post, such as a synopsis of a film or a review of a product, like me? If that so, you probably have to try using reader mode when reading them in the stock browser app in Samsung Galaxy S5. This feature will be able to provide you a better way for reading since it'll eliminate all the things that you may not need to read, e.g: widgets, webpage header, frame, advertisements, etc so that you can focus on what you read well.


How to use the reader mode feature in Internet app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open Internet app.Tap the address bar and then type the required address of a webpage and then tap Go.Once the webpage is fully loaded, tap located in the left side of the address bar to enable reader mode.While you're in the reader mode, you can do the following actions:Adjusting the font …

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Use Quick Access Feature in Internet App in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Internet app as the stock browser app in the Samsung Galaxy S5 has been equipped with various features to let you easily and quickly access your favourite webpages, one of which is the quick access feature. You can add any webpage to the quick access and when you have set the quick access list as your homepage then you can open those webpages easily from here. If needed, you can also delete the webpages from the list or reorder their positions.


How to add a webpage to the quick access?
You can easily add a webpage to the quick access by using the following steps:
Open Internet app.Tap the address bar and then enter the required address of a webpage and then tap Go.Once the webpage is fully loaded, tap or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then select Add to Quick access.If necessary, you can change the title of the webpage.Tap Save button.The webpage has been added to the quick access.

How to use the quick access feature in Internet app?
In case you ha…