Must to-dos on your Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Firstly, you’ll notice that while you’re using or note 8 and reading something or browsing through Instagram, it’ll just timeout automatically. To avoid this, just go into settings, look for Smart Stay and enable that. The front camera would keep an eye on you and see that you’re busy looking at the screen, and it won’t turn off.
Secondly, change performance setting from being optimized to high performance. Increases the brightness and the screen resolution.
Third, you want to block accidental touches. The setting is by default turned off because it does impact your battery just a bit. It really avoids any pocket dialing or mistake messages that might get sent if your phone is in your pocket and you don’t have a secure lock screen.
Next, you’ve got a large display on the Note 8 but the default setting for zoom and font size is such that it looks like it’s a low resolution display with large icons and fonts. Go ahead and reduce the zoom as well as the font size so that it looks like a larger screen, accommodates for more content and looks very high resolution.
Fifth, as much under-rated the Samsung’s theme store is – it’s actually candy land for people looking for beautiful themes and wallpapers or even always-on display screens for their new note 8. This store, is what would differentiate your Galaxy Note 8 from anyone else’s around you. The themes & the wallpapers are specifically tuned for your note 8 and look fabulous. Try them on and see which ones you like.
Sixth, the Note 8 comes with a new version of always on display which is brighter than the one that you saw on the S8/S8 Plus. Which means, when you’re about to go to sleep then it’s going to be like a night lamp next to your bed unless you keep your phone upside down which can cause unnecessary scratches on your display. The best thing to do is either you can turn it off each time by pulling down the notification panel or you could just schedule it.
Next, set up find my mobile. Go into settings, lock screen and security and then head over into Find My Mobile setting. Ensure you have a Samsung account set up and enable all options so that you can remotely locate your smartphone in case you lose it.
Set up your edge screen with tools and utility like direct dialing, direct whatsapp, calculator and app shortcuts including app pairs.
Next is creation of multi-window combinations. In your edge panel, drag out the apps edge and then tap on the plus icon. Then tap on create app pair and select two apps that you want to open simultaneously one over the other. Save the combination and you can call it out any time you want.
You need to enable pop up view. This is disabled by default and I think it’s pretty handy especially on a large screen. Pop up view lets you pop up an app in a smaller view so you could continue to do something else on another app and just pop open previous app any time.
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