Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from January, 2016

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Enable and Use Magnifier Window Feature in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Magnifier window is one of accessibility features in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge which is basically designed to aid limited or low vision users having difficulties seeing or reading what's on the screen. When this feature is enabled, you'll be provided with a magnifier window that you can use to magnify a specific area on the screen so you can see it better.


How to enable the magnifier window feature?
You can turn on this feature by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the direct access.

Method #1: From the settings menu
You can use the following steps if you'd like to enable the magnifier window and adjust its settings:
On any screen, 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 Vision.
Scroll down the screen and then tap Magnifier window.
Slide the ON/OFF switch to the right to enable the magnifier window featu…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Enable and Use Magnification Gestures Feature in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Magnification gestures is a feature in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge that is basically designed for the visually impaired or low vision users in order to help them easily see a small thing or part in their phones' screen. When this feature is enabled, you can easily magnify what's on your screen by triple tapping the screen. But, you have to remember that when this feature is enabled, the response time could be slowdown, especially when using the dial pad, calculator and keyboard.


How to enable magnification gestures feature?
As the example, we'll enable this feature by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the direct access menu

Method #1: From the settings menu
You can turn on magnification gestures feature via the settings menu 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 Personal section and then tap…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Use Smart Lock Trusted Devices Feature in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

When you're using one of the screen lock types with security lock feature(e.g., pattern, direction lock, PIN, password or fingerprints), you can add Bluetooth or NFC devices(e.g., your Bluetooth watch, your car's Bluetooth system, an NFC sticker on the phone dock in your car, or other Bluetooth capable devices) to your trusted devices list to have your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge stays unlocked when connected to those devices.


How to add a Bluetooth device to the trusted devices list?
As the example, we'll add Samsung Galaxy S5 to the trusted devices list when it's connected with your phone and being used for Bluetooth tethering 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 Personal section and then tap Lock screen and security.
Tap Secure lock settings.
Tap Smart lock.
Perform your screen lock type. As the example, if you …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Enable and Use Smart Lock Trusted Voice Feature in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

While you're using one of the screen lock types with security lock feature(e.g, pattern, direction lock, PIN, password, or fingerprints), you can use smart lock trusted voice feature to set your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to automatically unlock the screen when you do a search with voice search "OK Google" that you record in advance.


How to enable smart lock trusted voice feature?
Assuming that you have Internet connection, you can turn on this feature 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 Personal section and then tap Lock screen and security.
Tap Secure lock settings.
Tap Smart lock.
Perform your screen lock type. As the example, if you use fingerprints as your screen lock, place your finger on the Home key to verify your identity.
Tap Trusted voice.
Slide the ON/OFF switch next to From any screen to the right to ena…