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Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Change the Device Name in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

The name listed in the device name option will be displayed in other devices to represent your device when you need to connect your phone to transfer files using Bluetooth or Wi-Fi direct, or when you need to connect your phone to share media file using the nearby devices feature. Since Samsung Galaxy S5 uses its name as the default device name which is too general then you may need to change the device name to a more personal or unique so that others can easily recognize your device from its name. Using a unique name can also prevent the other devices from accidentally sending files or share media files to the wrong device.


How to change the device name?
You can use the following steps to change the name for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi direct and the nearby devices at once:
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 then System section and then tap About…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Transfer Files Using Wi-Fi Direct in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Wi-Fi direct is a connectivity feature available in the Samsung Galaxy S5(it's my favourite one). This feature lets you transfer files to another Wi-Fi direct enabled devices that are connected in the same Wi-Fi network. By using this feature you can transfer multiple files at once at a speed up to 250Mbps, lets you transferring large file or multimedia content with ease and fast.


How to enable or disable Wi-Fi Direct?
Before transferring files using Wi-Fi direct with your Samsung Galaxy S5, you have to enable it first by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel.Tap to go to the settings menu.With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the Network connections section and then tap Wi-Fi.When Wi-Fi is off, slide the ON/OFF switch to the right to turn it on.Tap the required network you want to connect to. If the network is secured, enter the password and then tap Connect button.Now, long tap the

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Use Group Play to Share Music in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Samsung Galaxy SIV provides you with the easier way to share music with those around you by using group play. When you create a new group for group play, the phone will enable Wi-Fi hotspot automatically and let other group-play-capable devices to connect to your group by using Wi-Fi direct. Once the group is created, you can select which the music you want to share and let other group participants stream the same tune in their devices in real time.


How to create a group for group play to share music?
You can act as the leader group or master phone, which will have total control on volume, effect and the speaker placement for each device, by creating a group for group play by using the following steps:
Open Group play app.If necessary, check the box in the left side of Set group password to protect your group with password.Tap Create group button.Enter the password for group play. This password will need to be entered by other devices before they can join with your group. If necessary,…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Change Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Direct Names in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Have you ever been in a situation where your friends had difficulty to find which the device that was truly yours when they wanted to transfer files via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Direct because there were some devices that had the same name? If that so, instead of letting your friends to be connected to the wrong device, you can help them to find your device easily by changing your Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Direct names to the easily recognizable ones.


How to change Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Direct names?
Now, you don't need to change Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Direct names separately because you just need to change the device name to change the name for these two features. See the following steps to do so:
Swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel.Tap to go to the settings menu.Tap More tab.Scroll down to find About device and then tap it.Tap Device name.Enter the new name for your device and then tap OK button. It'd better if you create a unique name so that your device can be…