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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Change Font Size and Style in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

When needed, you can change the font size and style in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. You can adjust the font size to make it smaller or bigger when the current size is not suit with your need. You can also change the font style from the default to the other one to get a different or more personal looks for your phone.


How to change the font size and style?
You can do so 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 Display.Tap Font.To adjust the font size, drag the font size adjustment bar to the left for a smaller font or to the right for a bigger font. FYI, there are some apps that don't support the huge font size, therefore if you select this size, the font within those apps will automatically be displayed in the smaller size.To change the font style, tap the required font style you want to use. By…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Insert or Remove a SIM Card

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has a built-in SIM card tray that is located at the top side of the phone. Since the tray is designed to hold a nano SIM card, if yours is a regular or mini SIM card then you have to trim it before inserting it into your phone. You can either trim it by yourself or ask help from your carrier's store. When you have inserted a nano SIM card in your phone, you can use the calling, messaging and data network features.


How to insert a nano SIM card in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Turn off your phone. As a note, if you don't turn off your phone when inserting a SIM card, your phone will automatically restart once the SIM card is completely inserted.Insert the ejection pin perpendicularly into the provided hole on the SIM card tray(it's located at the top side of the phone) to loosen the tray.
Pull out the SIM card tray gently from its slot.
Now, place your nano SIM card on the SIM card tray. Make sure the gold-coloured pa…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Change USB PC Connection Mode

One of the ways that can be used to connect your Samsung Galaxy S4 to a computer is by using the provided USB cable. FYI, there are two USB connection modes available when your phone is being connected to the PC: MTP and PTP. By default, your phone will use MTP as the connection mode. But, if needed, you can easily change the connection mode from MTP to PTP or from PTP to MTP, as the example: when your computer doesn't support MTP so that you need to change the connection mode to PTP, or when your phone can't be connected to Samsung Kies app since it uses PTP so that you need to change the connection mode to MTP, etc.


How to change the USB PC connection mode?
You can do so by using the following steps:
While your Samsung Galaxy S4 is being connected to a PC, swipe down the top of the screen(status bar) using your finger to open up the notification panel and then tap Connected as a media device or Connected as a camera.Now, you can select the required USB connection mode from the…

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…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Change Lock Screen Wallpaper in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

By default, lock screen is designed to secure your phone from unauthorized access or other unwanted activities(e.g: pocket dialing, opening an app, etc). But, if needed, you can personalize your lock screen by changing its background image(also called wallpaper). You can set the default wallpapers, any picture stored in your phone, or recommended destinations from Travel wallpaper as your lock screen wallpaper.


How to change lock screen wallpaper?
In this post, we'll try to change lock screen wallpaper 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 use the following steps to change your lock screen wallpaper:
While you're on home screen, tap the Menu key or long tap on a blank area in the home screen.Tap Wallpapers button at the bottom of the screen.Select Lock screen from the provided options displayed at the top of the screen.To use d…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Change Home Screen Wallpaper in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

In Samsung Galaxy S4, you can easily change your home screen background image(also called wallpaper) if you're bored with your current home screen wallpaper or if you want to give your home screen a personal touch. You can either use the default wallpapers(static or animated wallpapers) or any picture stored in your phone as your home screen wallpaper.


How to change home screen wallpaper?
In this post, we'll try to change home screen wallpaper 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 use the following steps to change home screen wallpaper:
While you're on home screen, tap the Menu key or long tap on a blank area on the home screen.Tap Wallpapers button at the bottom of the screen.Select Home screen from the provided options displayed at the top of the screen.To use static wallpaper go to the step #5, to use animated or live wa…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Change Home Screen Transition Effect in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

By default, Samsung Galaxy S4 allows you to have multiple home screens. It's useful since you can use those home screens to place more favourite apps and widgets for quick access. If you have updated your Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, you'll have a new feature named transition effect that can be used to set your phone to play an effect when you're moving between home screens.


How to change home screen transition effect?
You can do so by using the following steps:
While you're in home screen, tap the Menu key(it's located in the left side of the Home key) or long tap on a blank area in the home screen.Tap Home screen settings button at the bottom of the screen.Tap Transition effect and then select from the following options:None: select this option if you don't want your phone plays any effect when you're moving from one home screen to another, in other words, select this option if you want to turn off home screen transition effect.Card stack:…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Add a Widget to Home Screen in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

A widget is a simple application that is often part of an app that is already installed in your phone. You can place or add a widget to your home screen for quick access to information or feature without you have to open the app that manages this information or feature. As the example, a music widget will let you play music and control the music playback without you have to open the stock Music Player app. If you have updated your Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, you'll notice that the way to access the widgets list is different than when your phone still runs with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean or Android 4.4 Kitkat


How to add a widget to the home screen?
Before adding a widget, make sure you have free space enough in your home screen to place the widget. You can use the following steps to add a widget to your home screen:
While you're in home screen, tap the Menu key(it's located in the left side of the Home key) or long tap in a blank area in the home screen.Tap the W…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Block Application Notifications in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

For some reason, you'll probably want to block notifications of a certain app so that you won't be disturbed by notifications from this app. As the example, if you block Facebook app notifications, your phone won't show notifications on the status bar and play a sound or vibrate when receiving notifications from this app.


How to block notifications of an app?
Basically, there are some methods available that can be used to block app notifications, but as the example, we'll try to block notifications of the Facebook app by using two different methods: from the app manager menu and from the app notifications menu(you can use this method if your Samsung Galaxy S4 has been updated to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop).


Method #1: From the App manager menu
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 More tab.Tap Application manager.Swipe the screen from the right to the left to access the …

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Use Lock Screen Notifications in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

After updating your Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0 1 Lollipop, you'll have a new feature named while locked that lets you change notifications behavior when the screen is locked. If you don't set this feature to not show notifications, all notifications will be displayed in the lock screen. You can use lock screen notifications to easily know that you have unread notifications, open a notification in the appropriate app, etc.


How to use notifications in the lock screen?
See the following steps as the example of using lock screen notifications:
View notifications in the lock screen:
When the screen is off, you can turn it on by pressing the Power button. All notifications will be displayed in your lock screen.Expand notifications in the lock screen:
If you have a lot of notifications, you can expand notifications to view all of them by swiping down the notifications section in the lock screen.Open a notification in the lock screen:
Tap the required notification in the lock scr…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Use Quick Settings Panel in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

In the notifications panel, you're provided with 10 quick setting buttons. But, if needed, you can access and use more quick setting buttons to enable or disable an option, access the detailed settings menu of an option, etc., in the quick settings panel. FYI, when you have updated your Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, you'll notice that now the quick settings panel has a transparent background.


How to use the quick settings panel?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the quick settings panel:
There are two ways that can be done to access the quick settings panel:#1: Swipe down the top of the screen(status bar) using two fingers to open up the quick settings panel.#2: Swipe down the top of the screen(status bar) using your finger to open up the notifications panel and then tap at the top right corner of the screen to open up the quick settings panel.See the current date and time:
The current date and time is displayed at the top left corner of the quic…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Use Notifications Panel in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

The notifications panel in Samsung Galaxy S4 lets you access alerts, notifications and shortcuts with more quickly. The notifications panel is hidden at the top of the screen and you can easily access it while you're on any screen simply by swiping down the top of the screen(status bar) using your finger. When you have updated your Samsung Galaxy S4 to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, you will notice that the notifications panel gets some visual changes that make it more interactive and useful for users.


How to use notifications panel?
See the following steps as the example of using notifications panel:
Open the notifications panel:
Swipe down the top of the screen (status bar) using your finger to open up the notifications panel.View the current date and time:
The current date and time is displayed at the top left corner of the notifications panel.Access your device's settings menu:
You can quickly go to your device's settings menu by tapping at the top right corner of the notif…