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Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable or Disable Touch Sounds in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

When your phone is not in silent or vibration mode, you can set your phone to play a water-drop-like sound when you make a selection on the screen(e.g: tap an app, tap an icon, tap an option, etc.) or press the soft key (the Back key or the Recent apps key) by enabling the touch sounds. But, if you don't like that sound, you can easily get rid the sound simply by disabling the touch sounds.


How to enable or disable touch sounds?
You can turn on or off this option by using the following steps:
In 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.With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the Sound and display section and then tap Sounds and notifications.Scroll down to find Other sounds, and then tap it.Tap Touch sounds to enable or disable this option. When the checkbox next to this option is checked means the touch sounds is enabled and your phone will play a water-drop-lik…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable or Disable Screen Lock Sound in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

If your lock screen is not turned off and your phone is not in silent or vibration mode, you can set your phone to play a sound when you lock or unlock the screen by enabling the screen lock sound. Even, you can get a different screen lock sound when you have set swipe as your unlock method by changing the lock screen effect. But, if you don't want your phone plays a sound when you lock or unlock the screen, you can get rid the sound simply by disabling the screen lock sound.


How to enable or disable screen lock sound?
You can turn on or off this option 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.With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the Sound and display section and then tap Sounds and notifications.Scroll down the screen to find Other sounds, and then tap it.Tap Screen lock sound to enable or disable this option. When the checkbo…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable or Disable Dialling Keypad Tone in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

You can set your Samsung Galaxy S5 to play a tone when you do some actions, one of which is when you tap the dialing keypad in the stock Phone app to make calls. FYI, the option to enable or disable dialling keypad tone in the settings menu is moved to a new menu when your phone has been updated to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. I write this post so you can still find the option in your phone with ease.


How to enable or disable dialling keypad tone?
You can turn on or off dialling keypad tone with several methods available. But, as the example, we'll do so by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the Phone app.


Method #1: From the settings 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.With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to Sound and display section and then tap Sounds and notifications.Scroll down the screen to find Other sounds, and then tap i…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Change Email Message Tone in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Change the ringtone for incoming email messages is the best way that can be done to help you recognize that you have new email messages. If needed, you can set different tones for different email accounts(if you have multiple accounts) so that you can easily know to which account the email message is sent for, or set different tone for your priority contacts so that you can easily know that you have email messages from contacts you have marked as priority senders.


How to change email message tone?
You can change the email message tone by using three different methods: from the general sound settings menu, from an email account settings menu and from the priority sender settings menu.


Method #1: From the general sound settings menu
This method can be used if you have set the "Default notification sound" as the email message tone. But, you have to remember that this method will change the notification tone for other apps that also use the default notification sound as the noti…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Fix No Notification Sound When Receiving New Text Messages in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

By default, a notification sound or message tone will be played if you receive a new text message to help you easily know that you have a new one. However, there are 4 conditions that can cause the notification sound is not played when you receive a new text message: 1)the notifications in the stock messaging app settings is disabled or the message tone is set to silent, 2)the phone is on silent or vibration mode, 3)the volume of the general notifications is too low, 4)the notifications of the stock messaging app is blocked or disabled. So, based on the things that probably make you get no notification sound or message tone when receiving a new text message, you can try fixing this issue by doing the following steps:


Step #1: Make sure the notifications in the stock Messaging app settings is enabled and the message tone is not set to silent
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the stock Messaging app.Tap or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options …

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable or Disable Screen Lock Sound in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Samsung Galaxy S5 provides you with several screen lock methods to have your device more secure and prevent from unauthorized access. When you have enabled a screen lock method, you'll be given with some options to personalize your lock screen, one of which is the screen lock sound. When the screen lock sound is enabled, your phone will sound when you're locking or unlocking the screen. But, if you don't want your phone sounds when locking or unlocking the screen or if you feel annoyed with the sound then you can turn off the sound simply by disabling the screen lock sound.


How to turn on or off the screen lock sound?
To make the screen lock sound works, make sure the screen lock is not turned off and your phone is not in silent or vibration mode. Well, you can access the option to enable or disable the screen lock sound by using two different methods: from the general settings menu and from the S Finder.


Method #1: From the settings menu
On any screen, swipe down the top of …

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable or Disable Dialling Keypad Tone in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Dialling phone number in the Phone app is one of the most common method to make a call. If needed, while making a call using this method, you can set your phone to play a tone when the dialling keypad is touched by enabling the dialling keypad tone. But, if you don't like your phone sounds when you tap the dialling keypad or if you feel annoyed with that tone, you can easily turn off this tone simply by disabling the dialling keypad tone.


How to turn on or off the dialling keypad tone?
In this post, we'll try enabling or disabling the dialling keypad tone using three different methods: from the general settings menu, from the Phone app settings, and from the S Finder.


Method #1: From the settings menu
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.With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the Sound and display section and then tap Sound .Scroll down to the Feedback section.Dependin…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How Turn Off Notifications Sound During Calls in Android 4.4 Kitkat

Today an insider sent me an email and asked me how to disable notifications sound while she was on an active call. She said that the notifications sound really disturbed her and it became worse when she was wearing headset. The sound interrupted her conversation because it made her check her phone instinctively and in some cases it also made her difficult to hear clearly the person she was speaking with. Well, if you have the same problem with her, then you can fix it by setting the phone to silence the notifications sound when you have an alarm or a new message during call.


How to turn off in-call notifications sound?
There are two methods available that you can use to disable notifications sound while you're in an active call, through the Settings menu and through Phone app.


Method #1: From the Settings menu
Go to Settings.Tap My device tab.Tap Call.Tap Call alerts.Clear the checkbox next to Alerts during calls to disable this option.Once done, alarm and message notifications sound…

Samsung Galaxy S3 : How to Assign Different Message Tone in Different Contact

Some insiders asked me through the comments they leave in a couple of articles on this blog about how to set a different message tone for each contact so they could hearing a different message tone when receiving an incoming message from different contact. Unfortunately the stock messaging app on the Samsung Galaxy SIII does not provide the option to do so, you can only set the same message tone for all contacts.

See also: How to Change the Message Tone on Samsung Galaxy S3

Well, let's thanks to the Google Play Store as the official market for Android phones which provide you many choices of the applications to fill the shortage in stock applications. For example, in this case you can set a different message tone for each contact using a third-party messaging apps that you can get on the Play Store .


How to set different message tone for each contact?
As an example, we will use the Handcent SMS app to do so:
Download install Handcent SMS app through the Play Store.Once the installat…

Samsung Galaxy S3 : How to Fix No Notifications Tone when Receiving Incoming Message or Email

One of the insider (how I call the inside-galaxy's visitors) named Mr. Walsh was wrote an email to me and asked why his Samsung Galaxy SIII not play a tone when receiving an incoming message or email, eventhough he had set the message tone and email tone on his phone. Well, if you're also experiencing the same problem with him, then there are a few things that you should check on your phone to solve this problem. Here they are:
Make sure your phone is not in the silent mode, check this by going to Settings> Sound> Ensure the Silent mode is turned off.Make sure you have ticked the Notification option under Messaging app settings.Make sure you have ticked the Email Notification option under your Email account settings.Make sure you have adjusted the volume so you can hear the tone of an incoming message or email, check this by going to Settings> Sound> Volume> adjust the Notifications volume bar to the right to increase of the volume.Check whether you have enable…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Key Tap Sound

The most fun thing you can do with the Samsung Galaxy SIII is personalize it to suit your needs. One of which is by setting the virtual keyboard to automatically capitalize the first letter of sentence. This of course will useful to help you write correctly.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Auto Capitalization on Samsung Galaxy S3

In the same settings page, you can also turn on or off key tap sound option. Enabling this option will make your phone plays sound when the keyboard is touched.


How to turn on or off key tap sound?
Follow the steps listed below to enable or disable this option:
Go to Settings.Tap Language and input.Ensure you've enable Samsung keyboard.Tap Gear icon next to Samsung keyboard option to enter to the settings page.Tap Advanced.Depending on your current settings, tap Key tap sound option to turn on or off this option. When the checkbox next to this option is ticked means the option is turned on.Tap Home button to return to the standby mode.
For some peoples …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Repeat Message Alert

One of the best way to notify you that you receive an incoming message is by setting a message tone. Fortunately, in Samsung Galaxy SIII you can change message tone to the one you like with ease. To enable you to change message tone in this phone, then first you must enabling notifications option in Messaging app settings page.

See also: How to Change Message Tone on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another things you can do in this page which is associated with message tone is adjusting text message alert repetition. Here you can set it to ring just once or more than once.


How to adjust message alert repetition?
Kindly follow the steps listed below to do so:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Messaging.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Settings.Scroll to Notification settings section then tap Message alert repetition.Here you can see three options available on pop up menu. They are:Once: Choose this option if you want your phone ring the tone just once when receiving an incoming messages.Every …

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 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 Set Different Ringtone for Different Contact Group

The easier way to differentiate the caller is by set up the different ringtone for the required contact you wish to make it different with another. This of course will facilitate you to recognize whose the caller just by hear the tone.

See also: How to Set Different Ringtone For Different Contact on Samsung Galaxy S3

If you've managed to differentiate single contact with different ringtone, you can also set different ringtone for the required contact group.


How to set different ringtone for each contact group?
By set different ringtone on certain contact group, everytime you receive an incoming call from the member of this group you will hear the same ringtone you've set for this group. To do so kindly follow the steps below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Contacts.Tap Group tab.Here you will see a list of your contact group. Tap and hold the required group you wish to set its ringtone until a pop up menu is displayed on your screen. Or you can tap the required group then ta…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Set Different Ringtones For Different Contacts

The most fun thing you can do with Samsung Galaxy SIII is personalizing it according to your liking to make it truly yours, such as set whatever music files you have as a ringtone.

See also: How to Set Ringtone from Music Files on Any Folder Using Free Applications on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another fun thing you can also do is by differentiate a ringtone for each contact you have. This will of course will facilitate you to know whose the caller before you pick up the phone.


How to set different ringtone for each contact?
If you want to do this, then kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Contact.Tap on Contact tab.Here you will see your contact list. Find and select the required contact you wish to set its ringtone.Scroll to Ringtones, then tap the right arrow icon next to the option.Now you will see 3 options available on the pop up menu. They are:Default: Select this option if you want to use ringtone that has set in Setting->Sound->Device ringtone.…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Change Email Tone

In Samsung Galaxy SIII you can add more than one your email account inside it to enable your phone to check or send email message using these account.

See also: How to Add POP3 Email Account on Samsung Galaxy S3

Here you can also determine which tone you wish to use when your phone receiving a new email message. You can change email notifications sound for each your email account.


How to change email ringtone?
To change your email sound, kindly following the steps below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Email, then tap on it.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Settings.Tap the required email account you wish to change its tone.Make sure Email notifications option is enabled. If not, you can tap this option to enabled it. When the checkbox next this option is ticked means this option is enabled.Tap Select Ringtone.Here you will see a list of email tone available. Tap on each of them to listen to them. Tap to the one you like to use then tap OK button. When the dot indicator ne…