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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Use Private Mode in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Private mode is one of privacy features in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that you can use to hide content in the Gallery app, Video app, Music app, Voice recorder app, and My Files app, that you want to keep private. All contents that you have moved to Private can only be seen while the private mode is enabled. You can use this feature if you often use your phone to store your personal files but don't want others see those files without your permission.


How to enable private mode?
As the example, we'll enable this feature when the screen lock type is set to PIN and fingerprints 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 the screen to find Privacy and safety, and then tap it.
Tap Private Mode.
Tap the ON/OFF switch to enable the private mode.
Place your finger on the fingerprint sensor on the Home key to verify your identity to enable the…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Send SOS or Emergency Messages in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Send SOS messages is one of safety features available in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that will let you easily send quick alerts or emergency messages contain with your current location, pictures and audio recording of your surroundings to your emergency contacts so they can easily know when you're in an emergency situation.


How to enable the send SOS messages feature?
Before you can send the emergency messages with your phone, you have to turn on the send SOS messages 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 Privacy and safety and then tap it.
Tap Send SOS messages.
If the Send SOS messages feature is off, tap the ON/OFF switch to turn it on.
A pop up window appears on the screen to inform you that you need to add at least one emergency contact to turn on the Send SOS messages feature. Tap Add button to add a contact or more to your emergency…