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.

Starting with the neat additional capabilities that the S Pen provides like the quick look at links straight from an app like messenger, and finishing with the improved voice recording and camera options, those are features that most people would be happy to use.

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.

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Galaxy Note 4
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 3.7 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3220 mAh(20h 3G talk time)



1. laughmi

Posts: 283; Member since: Oct 28, 2014

Terrific. Still the performance is amazing. And iChumps are happy with just an app drawer. God save the world!!!

3. AnTuTu

Posts: 1620; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Due to that App drawer which makes iChump happy that is the reason why Aliens don't talk to us :( In the nutshell TW at its best with great features.

4. laughmi

Posts: 283; Member since: Oct 28, 2014

I came up with this nice link which states how apple stole Android and Blackberry's ideas and reinvented the wheel. I got it while searching for some good and fresh iSheep jokes.

2. e8ght

Posts: 27; Member since: May 25, 2013

Touchwiz UI is kinda on the HEAVY side but you can't ignore the fact that it is the most functional custom launcher, running on top of the most recent Android release. Its multitasking is second to none in the mobile world, while the S Pen and its apps add a whole new dimension to the smartphone experience.

5. fepecy

Posts: 15; Member since: Sep 03, 2014

best of the best Ladies and Gents

6. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

The wifi sharing feature looks great

7. mr_gripper

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 28, 2014

This is all great but where the hell is the new Note 10.1?

8. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Awesome Sammy...

9. VLaRueC

Posts: 189; Member since: Dec 18, 2012

WiFi sharing is a Windows Phone feature. Is it on iOS or Blackberry?

10. D.Lamore

Posts: 198; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

touchwiz is the best ui ever

11. Armchair_Commentator

Posts: 222; Member since: May 08, 2014

that WiFi sharing looks pretty neat, I have alot of places saved on my phone that I have long forgot the password to

12. DnB925Art

Posts: 1168; Member since: May 23, 2013

I've started using more of the new features on the Note 4 than I did on the Note 1 and Note 2. They have come in really handy. I have also tried direct input into the calendar and that is something I will be using a lot of! Also, Smart Select has now been one of my favorite new features as well, I use it multiple times a day!

13. wilsong17 unregistered

Agree I been using my spen more and more and those feature really make my day easy

14. Univice

Posts: 39; Member since: Jun 15, 2010

Funny you mentioned Smart Select which actually wasn't in this article so I had to look it up to make sure I understood all of its features and learned something new regarding the S pen and it's button... If you press the button and then drag the pen tip across text you can highlight exactly the text that you want, not just whole words.

15. DnB925Art

Posts: 1168; Member since: May 23, 2013

Yeah thanks for that tip as well. I will definitely try it.

16. DnB925Art

Posts: 1168; Member since: May 23, 2013

Seriously the S-Pen with the features you will only find in TouchWiz is what makes the Note a Note. Any other phone in that form factor is just a big phone. I like looking at other big phones, I even own a Oneplus One as well, but they pretty much all do the same thing. Only the Note gives you a lot more useful features because of the S-Pen.

17. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Awesome. These great little useful features + the larger more noticeable features of TouchWiz make it the most versatile and feature-rich UI ever. Simply amazing~

18. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

These are actually really useful features. I don't see why everyone disses Touchwiz for having too much bloatware.

19. dmakun

Posts: 382; Member since: Jun 06, 2011

The long charger/data cable that comes out of the box beats almost everything the other version of the note series have. Not to mention the myriad of features the note 4 has. Undeniably the best available android device for me.

20. EC112987

Posts: 1216; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

I use both iOS and android and i love both...its ridiculous how the samsung fanboys are quick to take jabs at apple users. stay in your lane and enjoy your device.

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