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Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable or Disable Haptic Feedback in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Samsung Galaxy S5 has some feedback options, one of which is the haptic feedback. When it's enabled, your phone will vibrate when you press the back key or the recent apps key. To make the haptic feedback feature works, make sure your phone is not in silent mode or in power saving mode. Even so, you can consider to turn this feature off if you want to conserve more battery or if you don't want to be annoyed with the phone vibration each time you press the soft keys.


How to turn on or off the haptic feedback?
There are two methods that can be used to access the option to enable or disable the haptic feedback option: from the general settings menu 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.Depending …

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 Touch Sounds in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Samsung Galaxy S5 has some audio feedback options, one of which is the touch sounds. When you enable the touch sounds, your phone will play sound like a quiet click when you select an app, an icon, a button, an option or make a selection on the screen. But, if you don't like your phone sounds when you select something on the screen or if you feel annoyed with the sound then you can turn off the sound simply by disabling the touch sounds.


How to turn on or off the touch sounds?
You can access the option to enable or disable the touch sounds 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 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.Depending on your current settings, tap Touch sounds to en…

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 S5: How to Change the Apps Menu View in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

You can see all installed apps in your phone in the applications menu, either the stock or the downloaded ones. Aside from letting you to access apps, you can do other actions while you're in the apps menu, e.g: hide or show hidden apps, enable or disable apps, uninstall apps, etc. To make it easier for you to find certain app in the apps menu, Samsung Galaxy S5 allows you to change the view mode of the apps menu.


How to change the view mode of the apps menu?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On home screen, tap Apps to go to the apps menu.In apps menu, tap at the top right corner of the screen or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then tap View as.Now, you can select the required view mode from the following options:Custom: choosing this view mode will set the phone to display the apps in the apps menu randomly. In custom view, you're allowed to rearrange the apps position as your desire as well as create new pages for apps or fold…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Adjust Tap and Hold Delay in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

When you use your Samsung Galaxy S5, it sometimes requires you to tap and hold the screen to open up contextual menus or trigger another actions. By default, this phone sets the duration of long press to a short delay or 0.5 seconds. This short delay sometimes brings difficulty for some users especially for those who have motor difficulties since it will be hard for them to differentiate between a quick and long press. Luckily, Samsung Galaxy S5 has an accessibility feature named tap and hold delay which will let you adjust the recognition time for long press so that you can control or set how long the device should delay before opening contextual menus or trigger another actions.


How to adjust the tap and hold delay?
You can do so by using the following steps:
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 Personalisation section and then tap…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable and Use Interaction Control in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Interaction control is a feature available in Samsung Galaxy S5 which will allow you to block or restrict certain or whole area of the screen while using an app so that the touch interaction can only work in the unblocked area. While this feature is being used in an app, all physical buttons function, the auto rotate feature, the touch interaction in the notification panel and all enabled motions will be disabled. Given the function, you can use the interaction control mode if you want another users who will use your phone only have a limited access and control of your media or data.


How to enable or disable the interaction control feature?
You can turn on or off this feature by using the following steps:
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 Personalisation section and then tap Accessibility.Tap Dexterity and interaction.Tap Interacti…