Toolbox on the Samsung Galaxy S5 quickly takes you to your five favorite apps

Toolbox on the Samsung Galaxy S5 quickly takes you to your five favorite apps
If you use the same five apps over and over and over again, a new feature on the Samsung Galaxy S5 can help you access them quickly. Called Toolbox, the mini app-drawer can be enabled from the quick settings area of the device. Toolbox provides a floating window from which you can select one of your five favorite apps and quickly launch it.

Toolbox is a white circle with three dots. When you tap on it, it expands to show your five favorite apps. You can select the fave five by going to Settings > Toolbox.

This sounds like a handy, ahem, tool which will surely end up on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

source: AndroidCentral

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Galaxy S5
  • Display 5.1" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh(21h 3G talk time)



1. SageoftheSouth

Posts: 7; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

Because we don't get to place our favorite apps where we want.......

10. vishu9

Posts: 252; Member since: Mar 03, 2011

Agreed! Like we can't create a tiny little folder anywhere on the numerous home screens or even a lockscreen shortcut!... Super pointless "feature"

2. donfem

Posts: 708; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

That is why it is called a "feature"

3. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Pretty cool!!!!!!

4. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

This is pretty nice to be honest although I could be unnecessary if they have the multitasking but because everything would be much faster. Would be nice if most of their features were on Samsung apps and you install/uninstall them

5. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

ok, I guess this is ok, not like someone is suddenly going to buy this phone because "COOOOOL, IT HAS A TOOOOOOLBOX!!!!"

7. sniperdroid

Posts: 146; Member since: May 23, 2013

Another painful comment to read.

8. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

BUT WHY? I can customize my homescreen's taskbar (idk, how to call it) in every single way I want it. 5 favourite apps, and if I want more, FOLDERS IT IS~!

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