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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Set Your Own Music or Mp3 as Ringtone in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

If you want to have a different ringtone in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, you can set your own music or mp3 as your default/phone ringtone so your phone will play the music when you receive calls from all contacts or as caller ringtone so your phone will play the music when you receive call from a specific contact.


How to set your own music or mp3 as ringtone?
You can do so by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the Contacts app.

Method #1: From the settings menu
You can use this method to set your own music or mp3 for incoming calls come from all contacts except those you have assigned to the different ringtone. Use the following steps to set your own music or mp3 as default/phone ringtone from the settings menu:
While the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.Scroll down to the Device section and then tap Sounds and notifications.
Tap Ringtones and sounds.
Ta…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Change Ringtone in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge comes with various pre-loaded ringtones, so you can easily change your ringtone if you're bored with the current one. You can assign the same ringtone for all incoming calls or even set different ringtone for your important or favorite contacts so you can easily know when they call you.


How to change ringtone?
You can do so by using some methods. As the example, we'll change ringtone by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the Contacts app.

Method #1: From the settings menu
You can use this method to change ringtone for incoming calls from all contacts except those you have assigned to the different ringtone. Use the following steps to change the default ringtone from the settings menu:
While the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.Scroll down to the Device section and then tap Sounds and notifications.
Tap Ringtones and sound…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Answer or Reject Call Using Voice Commands in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has several features to let you easily answer or reject calls in any condition, one of which is by using voice commands. It can be an alternative way if you can't answer or reject calls by pressing the physical button or touching the on-screen icon.


How to enable voice commands to answer or reject call?
You can turn this feature on by using some methods. As the example, we'll do so by using two different methods: from the phone app and from the settings menu.


Method #1: From the Phone app
Open Phone app.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.Tap Answering and ending calls.Slide the ON/OFF switch next to Using voice commands to the right to enable it. The switch turns green when it's enabled.

Method #2: From the settings menu
While the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.Scroll down to the Personal section and then tap Accessibility.Tap…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Enable and Use Direct Call in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Direct call is a feature in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge that works by utilizing the proximity/light sensor. When you bring your phone near to you and the sensor is covered with an object(in this case, your ear), your phone will automatically call a contact whose call log, message or contact details is currently displayed on the screen without you have to touch the call icon.


How to enable the direct call feature?
You can turn this feature on by using the following steps:
While the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.Scroll down to the Device section and then tap Motions and gestures.Slide the ON/OFF switch next to Direct call to the right to enable it. The switch turns green as a sign that the direct call feature is enabled.

How to use the direct call feature?
When the direct call feature is enabled, you can use it to easily call a contact whose call log, message or contact details is …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Enable and Use Single Tap Mode in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

By default, you have to swipe the on-screen icon if you want to answer/reject calls or dismiss alarm/timer/S Planner event. However, you can simplify the way you do those things by enabling the single tap mode so you just need to single tap the on-screen icon instead of swiping it.


How to enable single tap mode?
You can turn this feature on by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the direct access menu(it can be used if you have enabled the direct access feature).


Method #1: From the settings menu
While the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.Scroll down to the Personal section and then tap Accessibility.If needed, scroll down the screen and then slide the ON/OFF switch next to Single tap mode to the right to enable it. The switch turns green as a sign that the single tap mode is enabled.

Method #2: From the direct access menu
While the screen is unlocked, pr…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Answer or End Calls Using the Physical Button in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge offers you with several ways to answer or end calls, one of which is by using the physical button. You can use this way if you'd like to be able to answer or end call as you used to do with your old phone or if you need an alternative way to answer or end calls when you have trouble using the touch screen.


How to answer or end calls using the physical button?
You can set the Home key to answer calls and/or the Power key to end active calls by using the following steps:
Open Phone app.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.Tap Answering and ending calls.Slide the ON/OFF switch next to Pressing the Home key to the right to enable it. When this option is enabled, you can easily answer incoming calls by pressing the Home key.Slide the ON/OFF switch next to Pressing the Power key to the right to enable it. When this option is enabled, you can easily end active calls by pressing the Power key.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Use Speed Dial Feature in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Speed dial is a feature available in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge which will let you assign a contact to a speed dial number so you can easily call the contact simply by long pressing the assigned speed dial number in the keypad.


How to assign a contact to a speed dial number?
You have to assign a contact to a speed dial number before you can call that contact using the speed dial feature. As the example, we'll assign a contact to a speed dial number by using the following steps:
Open Phone app.If the keypad is hidden, tap at the bottom right corner of the screen to show the keypad.Tap More at the top right and then select Speed dial.Tap + Add contact in the required speed dial number. Select the required contact you want to assign to the selected speed dial number.The selected contact has been assigned to the selected speed dial number.To assign more contacts to speed dial numbers, repeat from the step #4. FYI, you can assign up to 999 contacts to your speed dial numbers.
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Enable and Use the Easy Call and Easy Message Feature in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

While viewing your contacts list in the Contacts app, in the call logs, in the frequently contacted list and in the conversation list in the Messaging app in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, you can use the easy call and easy message feature so you can easily send a message or make a call to a contact simply by swiping left or right across the contact.


How to enable the easy call and easy message feature?
You can turn this feature on by using the following steps:
Open Phone app.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.Slide the ON/OFF switch next to Swipe to call or send messages to the right to enable it. The switch turns green as a sign that the easy call and easy message feature is enabled.
How to use the easy call and easy message feature?
As the example, we'll try this feature while viewing contacts list in the Contacts app by using the following steps:
Open Contacts app.Send a message to a contact:
Swipe across a contact from the right to the left. Type your own message and…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Add a Contact to Favorites in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

You'll have some advantages when you add your frequently contacted or important contacts to favorites in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, such as: you can easily call your favorite contacts simply by single tapping the contact icon in the favorites list, you can set calls/messages from your favorite contacts as exceptions when the do not disturb mode is on, your favorite contacts will be displayed at the top of the contacts list so you can easily find or manage them.


How to add a contact to favorites?
You can set a contact as favorite by using several methods. As the example, we'll do so by using three different methods: from the favorites, from the frequently contacted list and from a contact's detail page.

Method #1: From the favorites
Open Phone app.Tap Favorites tab.Tap Add at the top right corner of the screen.Select the required contact you want to add to favorites.The selected contact has been added to the favorites.
Method #2: From the frequently contacted list
Open Phone a…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Separate Merged Contact in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

When needed, you can separate one or more entries within a merged contact so they will be displayed as a separated contact, e.g: when you have accidentally merged a wrong contact, when you want to have Contacts app keeps displaying each entry in a merged contact as a separated contact, etc.


How to separate a merged contact?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open Contacts app.Tap the required contact you want to separate.Tap More at the top right and then tap Unlink contacts(this option is available when the selected contact is a merged contact).Tap next to the required entries you want to separate.The selected entries will be separated.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Merge Contacts in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Since your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge lets you retrieve contacts from various sources, you might have the same contacts saved in the different storage location, e.g: a contact contains with phone number saved in the device storage and the same contact contains with email address saved in your Google account. In this case, you can set Contacts app to merge those contacts so they will be displayed as a single contact. It will help you to stop Contacts app from displaying duplicate contacts and manage your contacts with more easily.


How to merge contacts?
You can do so by using several methods. As the example, we'll merge contacts by using two different methods: from the contacts list and from a contact's detail screen.


Method #1: From the contacts list
This method lets you merge contacts for multiple contacts at once. But, it will only work to merge contacts who have the same name. You can use the following steps to merge contacts from the contacts list:
Open Contacts app.Tap More at …