Samsung walks us through the 10 hidden features of the Galaxy Note 4
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is one of the most impressive Android device money can buy these days - stuffed with the latest of hardware, it also comes with quite a few software tricks up its sleeve. The TouchWiz custom skin by Samsung is traditionally rich in options, but some neat ones you might have not even heard of.
Luckily, Samsung is now walking us through 10 hidden features of the Galaxy Note 4, showing us ways to unlock the full potential of its 5.7-inch phablet.
When you're done looking at Samsung's list, make sure to also pay a visit to our own 30 tips and tricks for the Galaxy Note 4.
Make sure to first activate Air View for this by going into Settings -> S Pen -> Air View. Then, in an app like messenger hover over a link to see a preview of the content.
Once you activate Direct Pen in Settings -> S Pen -> Direct Pen Input, you can just long hold on a date in S Planner, and type away about your next appointment. The calendar will automatically recognize a note like “19:00-21:00 meeting @ IT centre”.
Voice recording is a neat feature that's long been available on smartphones, but with the Note 4 you have a new Meeting mode that shows where the sound comes from, using 8 different sides.
If you enable Caller information in Settings -> Calls -> Show caller information, you'd see all sorts of useful information about your callers right when they call you.
Tap and long hold on any place on the screen in the camera app, and the camera will adjust exposure and focus to that point.
By simply tapping the heart rate monitor you can take a selfie. Not having to press a button, means less shake and a sharper, non-blurry image.
A feature designed for those with impaired hearing, sound detector is also useful for those who listen to music and don't want to miss a doorbell ringing or an awoken, crying baby.
Having tons of options in TouchWiz is a blessing, but when you can't find the one you're searching for it can also be a curse. Luckily, Samsung takes care of this by displaying most frequently accessed settings conveniently at the top of the settings list.
If you need to share a Wi-Fi you're connected to with someone else, but don't know the password, the Quick Connect Wi-Fi sharing option is the solution.
One-handed operation makes it much easier to operate the Note 4 with a single hand. To enable it, go into Settings -> Display and wallpaper -> One-handed operation -> Reduce screen size. A quick swipe from the edge towards the center and back, will reduce the screen display.
source: Samsung Tomorrow