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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable, Customize, and Use Interaction Control Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Interaction control is one of accessibility features in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that you can use to block a specific area or whole of your phone's screen from touch interaction so it won't react when touched. As the example, you can use this feature to block the top and the bottom of the screen when reading an article in a webpage to prevent you from accidentally touching menus or options in the Internet app, you can use this feature to block the whole screen so it won't react when touched when you hold your phone to watch your favourite video in the Video Player app, etc.


How to enable or disable the interaction control feature?
You can turn on or off this feature by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down the screen to find Accessibility and then tap it.
Tap Dexterity and interaction.
Tap Interaction control.
Depending on your current settings, tap the ON/O…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Change Default Search Engine in Internet App in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Using search engine can help you finding information in the Internet with more easily. By default, when you enter a keyword in the address bar in the Internet app in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, it'll automatically be searched in the Google search engine. When needed, you can change the default search engine to the required one according to your need and preferences.


How to change the default search engine in the Internet app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the Internet app.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.Tap Default search engine and then select from the following options:Google(this option is set as the default)Ask JeevesYahoo UK & IrelandBingThe default search engine has been changed to the selected one. From now on, when you enter a keyword in the address bar, the Internet app will automatically search it in the search engine you have set as the default.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Use Secret Mode in Internet App in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Secret mode(it's commonly known as incognito mode) is a feature available in the Internet app in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge that you can use to browse the Internet in private. When this mode is enabled, your browsing history won't be recorded so you can browse the Internet securely without leaving any trace.


How to use secret mode in the Internet app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the Internet app.To enable the secret mode, tap at the bottom right corner of the screen and then tap Enable secret.
For security reason, it's recommended for you to set a password or enable fingerprints to access the secret mode because it can prevent unauthorized users from accessing your browser, bookmarks and saved pages made in the secret mode. Here's the steps:Tap More at the top right and then select Secret mode security.
Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Use password to start making a password for secret mode.
Enter a password. As a note, if you'd like using your fingerprin…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Change Default Homepage in Internet App in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

By default, quick access is set as the default homepage in the Internet app in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, which means it will automatically be opened when you open a new tab or view the homepage. When needed, you can change the default homepage to the current page or other webpage for easier access.


How to change the default homepage in the Internet app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the Internet app.Tap More at the top right to view additional options.
If needed, scroll down the additional options and then select Settings.
Tap Homepage.
Now, you can change the default homepage by selecting from the following options:Quick access: select this option if you want to set quick access which contains webpages you have added to the quick access and most visited webpages as the default homepage.Current page: select this option if you want to set the currently opened page as the default homepage.Other webpage: select this option if you want to set other webpage as the default homep…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Add a Webpage to Quick Access in Internet App in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

The Internet app in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge uses quick access as the default homepage, which means this app will automatically open it each time a new tab is opened. You can use this feature as an alternative way to easily access your favourite webpages that you have added to the quick access or most visited webpages.


How to add a webpage to quick access in the Internet app?
You can do so by using two different methods: while opening a webpage and while viewing quick access.

Method #1: While opening a webpage
While you're opening a webpage in the Internet app, tap More at the top right and then select Add to Quick access.
The shortcut of the currently opened webpage has been created in the quick access list.
Method #2: While viewing quick access
When quick access is set as the default homepage, tap at the bottom of the screen to view it.Tap to manually add a webpage to quick access.
Enter the web address and then tap Save button.
The shortcut of the entered webpage has been created in t…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Easily Access Favourite Webpages from Home Screen in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

You can make the way accessing your favourite webpages, either those you find while browsing the Internet or those you have bookmarked before, much easier and faster by adding shortcuts to those webpages on the home screen. It'll save you more time because you can easily access those webpages simply by tapping the shortcut on the home screen.


How to easily access favourite webpages from home screen?
There are two ways that can be taken so you can easily access your favourite webpages the from home screen: by adding a shortcut to a webpage on the home screen and by adding S Bookmarks widget on the home screen.

Method #1: By adding a shortcut to a webpage on the home screen
While you're opening a webpage in the Internet app, tap More at the top right and then select Add shortcut on home screen to create the shortcut of the currently opened webpage on the home screen.
Now, you can easily access the webpage by tapping the shortcut on the home screen and the webpage will be loaded shor…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Use Reading Mode in Internet App in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

When you find a nice post/article on a webpage while browsing with the Internet app in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and want to read it conveniently without you have to be disturbed with the extra things in the webpage, e.g., advertisement, the webpage header, widgets, etc., you can use the reading mode feature in this app so those extra things will be eliminated and you can focus on what you want to read.


How to use the reading mode in the Internet app?
You can use this feature by using the following steps:
While you're reading a content of a webpage, tap in the left side of the address bar to enable the reading mode feature. FYI, this icon won't be available if the webpage is not fully loaded.
While the reading mode feature is enabled, you can do the following actions:Adjusting the page size, go to the step #3.Sharing the page, go to the step #4.Saving the page for offline reading, go to the step #5.Finding a word within the page, go to the step #6.Using the night mode feature,…