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Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Restore Memo Using Backup File in S Memo App in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

Importing a backup file using the restore option within S Memo app is one of the ways that can be taken to retrieve your memos in case you lose them for whatever reason, e.g: when you have accidentally deleted your memo, when you have performed clearing the S Memo data procedure, etc. You can use this way if you have ever backed up your memo to your SD card.


How to restore memo using a backup file in S Memo app?
You can import a backup file in your SD card to the S Memo app to retrieve your memo by using the following steps:
Open S Memo app.Tap the Menu key to open up the S Memo menus.Scroll the menus to the very bottom and then tap Backup and restore.Tap Restore from memory card.Navigate to the SMemoExports folder in your SD card. All memo backup files (.snbkp files) will be listed here.If you have some backup files, select the latest backup file. FYI, backup file name usually contains with the date and time, as the example: SMemo2_backup_06292015_172634.snbkp means this file was crea…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Backup Memos to SD Card in S Memo App in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

If you often use S Memo app to write down some important information, backup your memos periodically is a thing that you can consider to do. This can help you retrieve your memos if you have accidentally lost them. When you have inserted a micro SD card into your Samsung Galaxy S4, you can utilize the backup option within S Memo app to backup your memos as .snbkp file to your SD card.


How to backup memos to SD card in S Memo app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open S Memo app.Tap the Menu key to open up the S Memo menus.Scroll the menus to the very bottom and then tap Backup and restore.Tap Backup to memory card.A pop up window will appear to tell you some information about your backup file. Tap OK button to continue.You'll be asked whether you want to share your backup file. Feel free to tap Cancel button to skip this step.Your memos have been successfully backed up as .snbkp file to the SMemoExports folder in your SD card.

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Delete a Memo in S Memo App in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

If needed, you can easily delete unused memos, either text or handwritten memos, in S Memo app. But, if the memo you want to delete is a locked memo, you have to unlock it first by entering the password before you can delete it.


How to delete a memo in S Memo app?
If the memo you want to delete is not secured with a password, you can easily delete the memo by using the following steps:
Open S Memo app. All of your memos will be displayed here.To delete a single memo go to the step #3, while to delete multiple memos go to the step #4.Delete a single memo:Long tap the required memo you want to delete and then select Delete.Tap OK button.The selected memo has been deleted.Delete multiple memos:Tap the Menu key and then select Delete.Select the required memos you want to delete.Tap Delete button at the top right corner of the screen.Tap OK button.The selected memos have been deleted.

How to delete a locked memo?
If the memo you want to delete is secured with a password, you have to unlock it…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Lock a Memo in S Memo App in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

S Memo app in Samsung Galaxy S4 lets you secure your important memos, either text or handwritten memos, with password to avoid unauthorized users accessing your memos. When a memo has been locked, everyone has to enter the password to open, share, export, rename, edit or delete the memo.


How to lock a memo in S Memo app?
You can set a password for a memo to secure it by using the following steps:
Open S Memo app. All of your memos will be displayed here.Long tap the required memo to open up the options and then select Lock.Enter a password to lock the selected memo two times.Tap OK button.A padlock icon will appear as a sign that the selected memo has been locked.
As a note, without entering the password, the locked memo will stay locked and unfortunately there's no way to retrieve the password. Thus, to avoid forgetting your S Memo password, it'd better if you write down the password somewhere else safe so that you can use it when you forget your S Memo password.

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Create a Handwritten Memo Using S Memo App in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

S Memo app in Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with two modes. First, the text mode that will let you create memos by entering text using virtual keyboard or voice dictation feature. Second, the drawing mode that will let you create handwritten memos by drawing your memo using your finger. As same as when you create a text memo, you can also complete your handwritten memo by inserting pictures, voice recording and maps into your memo.


How to use S Memo app to create a handwritten memo?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open S Memo app.Tap at the top of the screen to enter the drawing mode and start making a handwritten memo.If needed, before drawing your memo, you can change the pen settings by using the following steps:Tap at the top of the screen to open up the pen settings.There are five pen types available. Tap the required pen type you want to use.To adjust the pen thickness, slide the pen thickness adjustment bar to the right to increase the pen thickness or to the left to decr…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Create a Text Memo Using S Memo App in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

S Memo app is a note application in Samsung Galaxy S4 that you can use to create simple memos with ease. You can type your memo using the virtual keyboard and complete your memo by inserting pictures, voice recording and maps into your memo.


How to use S Memo app to create a text memo?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the stock S Memo app.Tap at the top of the screen to enter the text mode and start making a text memo.Now, you can type your memo using the virtual keyboard.If needed, you can insert an object into your memo by tapping above the keyboard and then select from the following options:Take picture: tap this option to insert a picture taken with the stock Camera app.Images: tap this option to insert a picture from the stock Gallery app.Clipboard: tap this option to insert a copied picture from the clipboard.Maps: tap this option to insert a captured location from the Google Maps app. FYI, this option works if your phone has Internet connection.Clip art: tap th…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Change Sound Profile in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

There are three sound profiles available in Samsung Galaxy S4. First, sound mode which will set your phone to play a sound for incoming calls, notifications, media and system. Second, vibration mode which will set your phone to play a sound for media, vibrate for incoming calls and notifications, but silence the system. Third, Silent mode(mute) which will set your phone to silence all sounds except the media. If needed, you can change the sound profile with ease according to your need, for instance, you can place your phone to the silent mode while you're in a meeting so that your phone won't play any sound or vibrate that can disturb others.


How to change the sound profile?
You can do so by using three different methods: from the notifications panel, from the quick settings panel and from the settings menu.


Method #1: From the notifications panel
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel.Tap Sound/Vibrate/Mute button to change the sound pr…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Enable or Disable LED Indicator in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

LED indicator is a feature in Samsung Galaxy S4 that is designed to help you to easily know some conditions of your phone and notifications while your phone's screen is off. When this feature is enabled, your phone will light up or flash the LED indicator that is located at the top left corner above the screen when your phone is being or fully charged, when your battery level is low, when you have missed notifications(e.g: missed call, unread message, etc) and when you're recording voice while the screen is off.


How to enable or disable LED indicator feature?
You can set LED indicator feature by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notifications panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.Tap My device tab.Tap LED indicator.Here you'll be provided with the following options:Charging: tap the checkbox next to this option to enable or disable this option. When this option is checked or enabled, your phone…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Change Home and Lock Screens Wallpaper at the Same Time in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

Change the background image(also called wallpaper) of the home screen or lock screen is one of the ways that can be taken to personalize your phone. If needed, you can even set the same wallpaper for your home and lock screens at the same time.


How to change home and lock screens wallpaper at the same time?
In this post, we'll try to change home screen and lock screen wallpaper at the same time by using two different methods: from the home screen and from the settings menu.


Method #1: From the home screen
If your Samsung Galaxy S4 has been updated to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, you can set the same wallpaper for your home screen and lock screen at the same time by using the following steps:
While you're in home screen, tap the Menu key or long tap in a blank area in the home screen.Tap Wallpapers button at the bottom of the screenSelect Home and lock screen from the provided options displayed at the top of the screen.To use a static wallpaper go to the step #5, to use a live wallpa…