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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Keep Wi-Fi On or Off During Sleep

One way that you can do to get internet connection on the Samsung Galaxy SIII is using Wi-Fi to connect to Wi-Fi network.

See also: How to Connect to Wi-Fi Network on Samsung Galaxy S3

Here you can also keep your phone's Wi-Fi on during it is asleep. But, you should note that when you turn this option on then you must pay it with more battery consumption.


How to turn on keep Wi-Fi on during asleep?
As written on videotron.tmtx.ca, you can activated this option by following the steps below:
Tap the Menu key on Home screen.On the pop up menu select Settings.Here make sure that the slider next to the Wi-Fi option shows ON.Tap Wi-Fi.Tap the Menu key then select Advanced.Tap Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep.On the pop up menu select Always. When the dot indicator shows green means this option is selected.Done. Now your phone's Wi-Fi will remain connected to the Wi-Fi network even if your phone is asleep.
How to turn off keep Wi-Fi on during asleep?
From the same source, if you want to deact…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Add Photo to Contact

In Samsung Galaxy S3 you can easily add new contact to stay keep in touch with them through My People app or directly trough your Contacts app then saved it to your SIM or phone storage.

See also: How to Add Contact on Samsung Galaxy S3

Here you can also add photo to the required contact to personalize them. But, you should remember that you can do this only with the contact that you've saved on your phone, not the SIM. Well, there are two ways you can do to assign a photo to the contact: through Contacts app or through Gallery app.


How to add photo to contact through Contacts app?
Here are the steps you need to do if you want to set photo to contact through Contact app:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Contacts.Tap the required contact you wish to add a photo.Tap the Edit icon to edit the contact.Tap on the blank contact image.Now you will see two options available on pop up menu. They are:Image: Select this option if you want to use image from your Gallery as photo contact.Take…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Customize Options Under Features Section on Blocking Mode

If you've upgrading your phone to the newest Android version: Android Jelly Bean, then you'll find some new features which is accompanying this operating system. One of the features available on Galaxy SIII with Jelly Bean is blocking mode option.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Blocking Mode on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once you've enabled this feature, now you can configuring some options inside it. One of which is you can block incoming calls, notifications, LED indicator, alarm and timer.


How to configure options under features section on blocking mode?
You can configuring option under the features section in order to help you to enable or disable them. Here are the steps:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.Ensure you have enabling Blocking mode option. When the slider next to this option shows green or in the right side means this option is enabled.Tap Blocking mode.Here you will see four options available under features section. They are:Disab…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Blocking Mode

As we all know that Samsung Galaxy SIII comes last year with Android Ice Cream Sandwich as its operating system. But, this year you can upgrading your phone to the newest Android version: Android Jelly Bean.

See Also: Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update for Samsung Galaxy SIII is Now Available at U.S. Cellular and Verizon Wireless

If you've upgrading your beloved Samsung Galaxy SIII to the Android Jelly Bean, surely you'll find a new features which is accompanying this operating system, such as blocking mode. This feature is an enhancement over the options on flight mode which will allow you to block all or certain of notifications, calls, texts and messages.


How to enable or disable blocking mode?
Kindly follow the steps listed below if you want to turn on or off this option:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.Slide the slider next to the Blocking mode option to the right to enable this option, while you can disable this option by slide it to the lef…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Display Battery Percentage

One of the advantage owned by the Samsung Galaxy SIII is its removable battery that will allow you to replace it easily with another extended battery or with the new one if it has a problem or broken.

See also: How to Insert or Remove Battery on Samsung Galaxy S3

Due to huge screen and many features inside this phone which is need a lot of power to run, then manage the battery is the important things you should pay attention for. One of the way you can do to keep your battery has a better life is by showing the percentage of the battery left on your screen. This of course be useful to tell you exactly how much the power is left.


How to show battery percentage?
To always show battery percentage in the notification bar then you need to do the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Settings.Tap Display.Tap Display battery percentage to enable this option. When the checkbox next to this option is ticked means this option is enabled.Tap Home button to return to the standby m…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Play Recorded Files Using Radio FM Applications

As we have learned before that you can record certain radio station that is currently playing directly through the Radio FM apps. This of course will useful if you want to listen to the music or your favourite radio channel later day.

See also: How to Record Radio on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once you've finished recording, then you can save it to your phone as m4a format which you can play it back whenever you want.


How to listen recorded files using Radio FM app?
To do so kindly follow the steps listed below:
Connect your headset with your phone through headset socket located at the top side.Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap FM Radio.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Recorded files.Tap the required recorded file you wish to listen.While you listening, you can turn the speaker on or off by tap the Menu key then tap Via speaker or Via earphones (it's depending on your current settings).To adjust the volume, tap the upper or lower part of the Volume key.
By knowing on how to play r…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Record Radio

Radio is one of the apps that will useful for you if you're the one who like to listen to the music without having streaming from the Internet. This of course will help you to save your data and battery. As a note, when you want to use Radio FM app ensure you have to plug the earphone in to your phone because they will act as the antenna.

See also: How to Use Stock FM Radio Applications on Samsung Galaxy S3

While you listening the music at the certain radio station, you can record then save it as audio files to your phone.


How to record radio?
Follow the steps listed below to record the radio station that is currently playing using Radio FM app:
Connect your headset with your phone through headset socket located at the top side.Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap FM Radio.Tap the Power ON icon if required to turn on the radio.Select the required channel you wish to listen.Tap Red Circle icon located at the upper left corner of the screen to start recording.While your phone record the…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Set and Use Volume Key to Change Font Size in Messaging App

As we have learned before that you can customize some settings in your Messaging apps in order to suit your needs. One of which is you can change the background image of your Messaging app using the available image or using your own image.

See also: How to Change Text Message Background Style on Samsung Galaxy S3

While you in setting page, you can set to use volume key to change text size when you compose a message.


How to enable or disable Volume key to change font size in Messaging app?
Here are the steps you need to do to enable or disable this option:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Messaging.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Settings.Depending on your current settings, tap Use the volume key to enable or disable this option. When the checkbox next to this option is ticked means the option is enabled.Tap Home button to return to the standby mode.
How to use Volume key to change font size in Messaging app?
While you compose a new message on the enter text field on Messaging a…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Retrieve Call History Logs Remotely Using Samsung Dive

If your phone was lost or stolen and you want all incoming calls and messages received in this phone forwarded to another phone, then you can do that by setting forwarding calls and message using option available on Samsung Dive site.

See also: How to Forward Calls and Messages Received on Samsung Galaxy S3 Remotely Using Samsung Dive

While you on the main page of the Samsung Dive site, you can also utilizing another option available there. One of which is Call logs option that will allow you to retrieve call logs history from your lost or stolen phone for the last week.


How to retrieve call logs remotely using Samsung Dive?
To retrieve call history logs during the last week, then here are the steps you need to do:
On your PC, launch web browser.On web browser page, go to samsungdive.comLogin to this site using your Samsung account.On the main page of Samsung Dive, click Call logs option located on the left side of the screen.Here you can retrieve call logs during the last week by click…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Change Text Messages Background Style

While you on Messaging app, you can do some setting to personalize the look of this app. One of which is you can change your message bubble shape and color to the one you like the most.

See also: How to Change Text Messages Bubble Shape and Color on Samsung Galaxy S3

One more thing you can do to personalize your Messaging app is by changing its background style. You can choose the one you wish to use from the available background style or image from your Gallery.


How to change messages background style?
If you want to change your message background style, then here are the steps you need to do:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Messaging app.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Background style.Here you will see a list of available background style at the bottom of the screen.To change the background style from the available image go to the step #7, while is you want to use your own image as the background go to the step #8.Tap the required background style you wish to use as your b…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Change Text Message Bubble Shape and Color

Personalizing your Galaxy SIII is the most fun things you can do with this phone. Make it unique and represent your personal style will make this phone truly yours. For example, you can change its font styles to the styles that best suit you.

See also: How to Change Font Style on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another things you can personalizing is message bubble style. You can choose the one you most like in between several styles available there.


How to change message bubble style?
If you was bored and want to change your old bubble style with the new one, then here are the steps:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Messaging.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Bubble style.Here you will see a list of available bubble style at the bottom of the screen.Tap the required bubble you wish to use as your bubble.Try to open your message. Now you should see your bubble message use the style you've just selected before.Tap Home key to return to the standby mode.

Changing bubble shape and color of the me…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Insert Emoticon to Text Messages

Using text message template is the best way you can do if you are the one who often send message with the same format to a lot of peoples in many times.

See also: How to Create Text Message Template on Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition to add text template while you on enter text field on Messaging app, you can also add smiley emoticon to your message to make your message more live and expressive.


How to insert smiley emoticon into text messages?
Below are the steps you need to do to add smiley emoticon to your messages:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Messaging.Tap Compose to create new messages.Enter recipient number or you can tap Contact to find the number you want to send a message.Tap the required contact.Tap Done button.Tap Enter text field. Here you can type your messages.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Insert smiley.Now you will see a list of available smiley emoticon you can add into your message.Tap the required smiley emoticon.To insert more smiley, repeat from the step…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Forward Calls and Messages Remotely Using Samsung Dive

One of the useful option on Samsung Dive is you can remotely locked your lost or stolen phone to avoid unauthorized people accessing your phone and data.

See also: How to Lock Samsung Galaxy S3 Remotely Using Samsung Dive

While you on samsungdive.com, you can also setting to forward calls or messages received on your lost or stolen phone to another mobile phone number. This option will be useful to help you not to missing the important messages or calls.


How to forward calls and messages remotely using Samsung Dive?
Here are the steps you need to do:
Launch the Web Browser through your Computer's desktop.On Web Browser page, go to samsungdive.comLogin to samsung dive using your Samsung account.On Samsung Dive main page, click Call/Message forwarding option located on the left side of the screen.Enter your another phone number you wish to use to forward the received calls to. Ensure you choose "Set" option.Enter your another phone number you wish to use to forward the received…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Sort Applications on App Drawer

There are so many things that you can do while you on app drawer on your Samsung Galaxy SIII. One of them is you can hide certain apps in order to make another person don't know that this apps is running on your phone.

See also: How to Hide or Unhide Apps on Samsung Galaxy S3

One more thing you can do while on app drawer is customizing its layout. You can choose which view type you wish to use to sort the apps on the app drawer.


How to sort apps on app drawer?
Here are the steps you need to do to sort the apps:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select View type.Now you will see three options available. They are:Customizable grid: By default, your phone was set to this option. If you choose this option then you will be able to view your apps in 4x5 grid layout and you can arrange your apps as you like.Alphabetical grid: If you select this option then you will be able to view your apps in 4x5 grid layout which is organized alphabetically.Alphabetical grid:…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Create and Send Multimedia Message to Group

One of the advantage that you can get once you create new contact group on your Galaxy S3 and add members to this group is you can send them a same text message at once.

See also: How to Send Text Message to Group on Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition to send text message, you can also send multimedia message to group with ease. This of course will be useful if you want to send them message contain picture or video file at once.


How to create and send MMS to group?
If you want to do so, kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Messaging.Tap New messages icon to create new message.Tap Contact icon.Tap Group tab.Here you will see a list of your contact group, tap the required group you wish to send a multimedia messages.Tap the required contact within the group if you want to send multimedia message to some of contacts on this group, or tap Select all to send the message to all of member of this group.Tap Done button.Tap the Enter message field. Here you can typ…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Ring Remotely Using Samsung Dive

So many advantages that you can get when you have a Samsung account, one of them is you can use this account to login to samsungdive.com and utilize many services inside it, such as lock your lost or stolen phone remotely through this site.

See also: How to Lock Samsung Galaxy S3 Remotely Using Samsung Dive

One more thing you can do while you login in Samsung Dive site is you can ring your phone and following it with certain message. Your phone will ring for 1 minute with the highest volume, regardless whether you're phone was set to vibrate or silent.


How to ring your phone remotely using Samsung Dive?
Here are the steps you need to do:
Open web browser by clicking the web browser icon on your computer's desktop.In a web browser, go to www.samsungdive.comClick Sign In button.Click E-mail field then type your email address associated with your Samsung account.Click Password field then type your password.Click Sign In button.Click Ring My Mobile option in the left side of the scr…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Lock Remotely Using Samsung Dive

If you already have Samsung account, then you can use it to download or purchase application through Samsung Apps. You can also use this account to find and track your lost or stolen phone by utilizing Samsung Dive.

See also: How to Find and Track Your Lost Samsung Galaxy S3 Using Samsung Dive

In addition to find and track location of your Galaxy SIII, you can use Samsung Dive to lock your phone remotely. This of course will help you to prevent unauthorized person to access your phone and secure your phone data.


How to lock your phone remotely using Samsung Dive?
Before you can do this, make sure you have a Samsung account that will you use to login to samsungdive.com. Here are the steps to lock your phone:
Open web browser by clicking the web browser icon on your PC.In a web browser, go to www.samsungdive.comClick Sign In button.Click E-mail field then type your email address associated with your Samsung account.Click Password field then type your password.Click Sign In button.Click Lo…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Delete One, Multiple or All Call History Logs

So many things in Phone app on Samsung Galaxy SIII that you can customize to suit your needs. One of them is you can add or remove the required contacts to your Favourites contact list. This list will make you more easier when you want to call them.

See also: How to Add and Remove Contacts on Favourites List on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another things you can do on Phone apps is deleting one or more or all call history logs. This of course will helps you to clean up your logs and free up your phone's storage.


How to clear one, multiple or all call history logs?
If you want to clear call history logs on your Galaxy SIII, then here are the steps you need to do:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Phone.Tap Logs tab.Here you will see a list of your call history logs.To delete one call log go to the step #6, to delete multiple call logs go to step #7, while to delete all call logs go to the step #8.Delete one call log:Tap and hold the required call log you wish to delete.On pop up menu select De…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Alerts on Call

In Samsung Galaxy SIII, you can customize many things through Phone app. One of them is you can turn on or off call vibrations. Enabling this option will make your phone vibrate every time the person you're calling answering your call and when the call is ended.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Call Vibrations on Samsung Galaxy SIII

One more option you can customize in Phone app is turn on or off alerts while you're on call. Enabling this option will make your phone turn off alarm and message notification during call.


How to turn on or off alerts on call?
If you want to set up this option, then here are the steps:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Phone.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Call settings.Depending on your current settings, tap Alert on call option to enable or disable this option. When the checkbox next to this option is ticked means this option is enabled.Tap Home button to return to the standby mode.
After you know how to enable or disable alerts on call s…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Call Vibrations

Previously we have learned about how to set Home button to accept an incoming call and set Power button to hang up the call. This of course will be another choice that you can take beside you should swipe the call icon to do so.

See also: How to Set Accept Incoming Call with Home Button and End with Power Button on Samsung Galaxy S3

In Samsung Galaxy SIII you can also set your phone to vibrate when the person you're calling is answering your call and when the call is ended.


How to enable or disable call answer vibration?
Enabling call answer vibration will make your phone vibrate every time the person you're calling is answering your call. To set the option of answer vibration, then here are the steps:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Phone.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Call settings.Tap Call alert.Tap Call vibrationsDepending on your current settings, tap Answer vibration to enable or disable this option. When the checkbox next to this option is ticked means the opti…