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Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Disable Emergency Mode in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

When the emergency mode is enabled, it will help you extend your phone's standby time as long as possible by restricting some apps, changing the screen colour to greyscale theme, reducing the screen brightness, etc. However, you can easily switch back your phone to the standard mode when you want to use all features and apps in your phone by disabling the emergency mode.


How to disable emergency mode?
You can turn off this mode by using two different methods: from the device options menu and from the additional options in the emergency mode home screen.


Method #1: From the device options menu
Long press the Power key to open up the device options menu.Tap Emergency mode.Tap Disable button.The emergency mode will be disabled.

Method #2: From the additional options in the emergency mode home screen
While you're in the emergency mode home screen, tap at the top right or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then tap Disable Emergency mode.Tap Disable bu…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Use Emergency Mode in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

When you have enabled emergency mode in your Samsung Galaxy S5, you'll be provided with the home screen contains with some essential apps and those selected by you. You'll also be provided with information about remaining battery power and estimated battery standby time so that you will know the standby time remaining before the battery power on you device runs out. But, you have to remember that the device settings and operating conditions can effect the estimated standby time.


How to use emergency mode?
While you're in the emergency mode home screen, you can do the following actions:
: tap it to access additional options available in the emergency mode, e.g: settings menu, the option to remove apps that you have selected before and the option to disable emergency mode. : tap it to sound alarms. : tap it to open Phone app and use it to access dial pad, view call logs and make a call to a contact. : tap it to add more apps. : tap it to activate flashlight and use it as a t…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Add or Remove Apps in Emergency Mode in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

Emergency mode extends your phone's standby time by taking some actions, one of which is by limiting the number of usable apps. In this mode, you're only allowed to use some provided essential apps and two apps that you have specifically chosen.


How to add apps to the emergency mode home screen?
You can add an app to the emergency mode home screen by using the following steps:
While you're in the emergency mode home screen, tap .Here, you'll be provided with the list of apps that can be used in this mode.Select the required app you want to add to.The selected app has been added to the emergency mode home screen. As a note, you're allowed to add two apps to the emergency mode home screen.
How to remove apps from emergency mode home screen?
If needed, you can remove apps that you have added previously from the emergency mode home screen by using the following steps:
While you're in the emergency mode home screen, tap at the top right or long press the Recent apps ke…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable Emergency Mode in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

Emergency mode is a feature you can find in your Samsung Galaxy S5 that can be used to extend your phone's standby time as long as possible when you're in an emergency situation. When this mode is enabled, it will save battery by decreasing the screen brightness, changing the colour of your phone's screen to greyscale theme, restricting some other apps and functions, turning off mobile data when the screen is off and turning off connectivity feature(e.g: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth). While you're in this mode, you can send your location via messages, make emergency calls, turn on the flash, sound alarms, and use some apps selected by you.


How to enable the emergency mode?
You can turn this mode on by using three different methods: from the device options, from the settings menu and from the S Finder app.


Method #1: From the device options
It's the fastest method to enable the emergency mode. You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, long press the Power key to o…