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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Completely Disable Talk Back Mode

Talk back mode is an option inside Samsung Galaxy SIII designed for vision-impaired or low vision people to make them more easier when using this phone. You can easily enable this option on your phone. Once this option is turned on, then the phone will give a spoken feedback for anything the user do with this phone.

See also: How to Enable Talk Back Mode on Samsung Galaxy S3

In other side of this option's advantages, there are lot of users said that they were stuck with this mode and have difficulty to get out from this mode. The main reason of this situation is because this mode will change the way user interact with the phone and they not realize that while in this mode they need to use two finger instead one finger and use double tap instead a single tap.


How to turn off talk back mode?
Here's how to do to disable this mode:
From your Home screen, double tap Apps.Double tap Settings.Scroll down using two fingers to Accessibility, then double tap it.Double tap Talk Back.Slide…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable Talk Back Mode

In the past articles, we all already have learned about some modes available in Samsung Galaxy SIII which will allow you to stay using this phone in certain conditions, such as driving mode that will facilitate you using the phone while you're driving.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Driving Mode on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another mode that you can find inside this phone is talk back mode. Basically, this mode is designed to facilitate the people with vision-impaired or low vision to make them more easier using the phone. By enabling this option, the phone will provides spoken feedback to help the user, such as the phone will describe what the user touch, select and activate.


How to turn on talk back mode?
If you want to activate this option, then kindly do as follows:
Go to Settings.Scroll to Accessibility, then tap it.Scroll to Talk back, then tap it.Slide the slider to the right then tap OK button to enable talk back mode.Finish. Now you have managed to turn on talk back mode.
Once …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Print Document or Photo to Any Type of Printer

If at the previous post has been said that you can print the document or picture directly through your Samsung Galaxy SIII to the Samsung printer that connected at the same Wi-Fi network without having to use another third-party application.

See also: How to Print Document or Photo from Samsung Galaxy S3 to the Samsung Printer via Wi-Fi

But, what if the printer you already have is not the Samsung printer? Absolutely you don't have to worry because there's still a way that will allow you to print document or photo from your phone to any printer using the third-party apps called Cloud print.


How to print files to any printer using Cloud Print applications?
Below are the steps to do so:
Download install Cloud print apps through the Google Play Store.Configure the printer by going to http://www.google.com/cloudprint through your PC or laptop.Once you've finished installing the apps and configuring the printer, now you can start to print the required document or photo from your …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Print Document or Photo to the Samsung printer Via Wi-Fi

Samsung Galaxy SIII has the feature called group cast which will facilitate you to share document in real time easily with another Samsung Android device with AllShare play capability. Make sure you already have a Samsung account and connected at the same Wi-Fi network to be able to use this option.

See also: How to Share Document or File Using Group Cast on Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition to share document with another Samsung Android device, you can also print document or picture directly through your phone to the Samsung printer using Wi-Fi connection.


How to print document or picture to the Samsung printer via Wi-Fi?
To do so kindly follow the steps listed below:
Turn on the Wi-Fi then connecting your phone with the same Wi-Fi network where the Samsung printer is also connected.Open the required document or picture on your phone that you wish to print.Tap the Menu key then select Print.Tap OK button on the notification window that inform you that you can only print on Samsung printer.…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to See Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Easter Egg Animation

The latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean has brings some new features to the users. As the features that you can find on your Samsung Galaxy SIII that already have upgraded to this operating system. You can find from the 'real useful' features such as blocking mode up to the 'fun only' features such as Easter Eggs Animation.

See also: How to See Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Easter Egg Animation on Samsung Galaxy S3

Apparently, the Easter egg animation is not only available on Android Jelly Bean, but also in other Android version including Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Basically the steps to find this features is a same, but the animation that you'll see is different.


How to see Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Easter egg animation?
To enjoy the Easter egg animation on Android 4.0 ICS, kindly do as follows:
Go to Settings.Scroll to About device, then tap it.Scroll to Android version, then tap it rapidly till you see the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and the big pixel art Android wea…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Show Desk Home Screen When Docked

Generally, may all of us know that you can show desk Home screen when the Samsung Galaxy SIII is placed in the dock. But, it turns out that you can show the desk Home screen without using the dock by utilizing desk clock option under clock apps. You can use this option while your phone is charged or placed in the third-party smartphone stand with a separate charger.

See also: How to Show Desk Home Screen Sans Dock on Samsung Galaxy S3

And of course, if you already have a dock for your phone, surely you can show the desk Home screen while your phone is docked. There are so many dock for Samsung Galaxy SIII that you can choose the best suit you out there.


How to display desk Home screen when docked?
First of all, please placed your phone in the dock, then follow the steps listed below to do so:
Go to Settings.Scroll to Accessory, then tap it.Tick the box next to the Desk home screen display option to enable this option.Now you can enjoy desk Home screen while your phone is docked.

By enabling…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to See Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Easter Egg Animation

In addition comes with 'real useful' features, the Samsung Galaxy SIII also comes with some fun features, such as you can hear and see the ripple effect or drop water sound effect whenever you unlock the phone or touching the screen.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Ripple Effect on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another fun features that you can find after upgrading your phone to the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is an Easter egg animation. This of course has no real function, but it will be a fun little thing to play from time to time.


How to see Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Easter egg animation?
To do so kindly follow the simple steps listed below:
Go to Settings.Scroll to About Phone, then tap it.Scroll to Android version, then tap it rapidly until you see the picture of the Android 4.1 Jelly bean and the big bean on the screen.Long tap in the middle of the screen to fill the screen with more Jelly Beans which you can throw them around using your finger.
It's so fun to play with, right? …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Customize Power Saving Settings

To prevent your Samsung Galaxy SIII encountering poor battery life issue or quickly drained, then enabling power saving mode is one way to save a battery a little better.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Power Saving on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once you've enabled this option, then your phone will do some adjustments in order to consume less battery, such as by decreasing the brightness of the display, limit some system resource usage, decrease the brightness of the background colour when using Email and Internet and disable haptic feedback. You can customize all of them through the options available under power saving menu.


How to customize power saving options?
Below are the steps to find options under power saving that you can customize according to your needs to save more battery:
Go to Settings.Make sure you've enabled Power saving menu to make you be able accessing the power saving options.Tap Power saving.Now you'll see five options available, they are:CPU power saving: En…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Power Saving

Big screen and a bunch of features owned by Samsung Galaxy SIII sometimes end up you to face the problem with the poor battery life. Well, in order to prevent it and to prolong your battery life, there are some tips and tricks to do, such as altering your display's colour profile by using the different screen mode available to save a battery a little better.

See also: How to Change Screen Mode on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another thing that you can do to prolong your battery life is by using power saving mode. This mode will make the phone to use low power lever for the screen, limit the maximum CPU performance, change the background color in Email and Internet to be able saving the power as much as possible and also turn off haptic feedback.


How to turn on or off power saving mode?
To do so, kindly do as follows:
Go to Apps through Home screenScroll to Settings, then tap it.Depending on your current settings, slide the slider next to Power saving option to enable or disable this option. Wh…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Use Calculator Application

Samsung Galaxy SIII has come with some pre-loaded applications which means you can directly use them without having to install them by yourself. One of pre-loaded apps available in this phone is video player apps which will allow you to play the video files.

See also: How to Use Video Player Application on Samsung Galaxy S3

Still with the pre-loaded apps, calculator apps is also one of them. You can use it to perform calculation as when you do with the regular calculator.


How to use calculator apps?
To do some calculation using this apps, kindly do as follows:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Calculator.Hold your phone in the portrait view to use this apps performing the basic calculation, or rotate the phone to the landscape view to use this apps as scientific calculator. But, if you want to use it as scientific calculator only, no matter how you viewing this phone, then tap the Menu key then select Scientific calculator.Tap the arrow down icon above the virtual keyboard to expand t…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Show Desk Home Screen Without Using Dock

Samsung Galaxy SIII has come with a removable battery that will allow you to replace it with other when it's broken or start giving you some troubles.

See also: How to Insert and Remove Battery on Samsung Galaxy S3

In order to make your phone always ready for use, you should regularly charged the battery even it's not already completely flat. While you're charging the battery, there is an option inside this phone which will allow you to display desk Home screen. By using this option, the phone will display a calendar, clock, local weather and some of multimedia shortcuts.


How to display desk Home screen sans dock?
To display desk Home screen while charging or when the phone is placed in the third-party smartphone stand with a separate charger, then kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Clock.Swipe the screen to the left, then tap Desk clock tab.Tap the full screen icon located at the top right corner of the screen to view the desk Home scre…

Samsung Galaxy S3 How to Enable or Disable Auto-Punctuate

As we all know that the virtual keyboard on Samsung Galaxy SIII has equipped with some options, such as character preview to make your phone displays a big char bubble whenever you touch a key on the virtual keyboard.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Character Preview on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another options available on this keyboard is auto-punctuate. By enabling this option, you'll set the phone to automatically insert a full stop by tapping the space bar twice.


How to turn on or off auto punctuation?
If you want to enable or disable this option, then kindly do as follows:
Go to Settings.Tap Language and input.Ensure the Samsung keyboard is enabled, then tap gear icon next to Samsung keyboard option to enter the settings screen.Tap Advanced.Depending on your current settings, tap Auto-punctuate to enable or disable this option. When the checkbox next to this option is ticked means the option is turned on.Tap Home button to return to the standby mode.
Basically, all the options ava…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Customize Video Player Settings

You can watching your favourite videos directly through your Samsung Galaxy SIII by using the stock video player application available inside this phone. You can also utilizing some options available while you're watching the video, such as rewind, pause, stop, etc.

See also: How to Use Video Player Applications on Samsung Galaxy S3

As another apps, you can also customizing this apps through the options available under its settings, such as adjust the brightness or set to auto play the next video, etc.


How to customize video player settings?
Below are the steps to do to customize available options under video player application settings:
Go to Apps through the Home screen.Scroll to Video player, then tap it.Select the required video you want to watch.To access the settings, tap the Menu key then select Settings.Now you'll see some options available there, such as:Video brightness: use this option to adjust the brightness of the display while you're watching the video.Auto pl…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Use Video Player Applications

You can use Samsung Galaxy SIII not only to make a call or text a message, but also you can use this phone to play a music as you can do with another music player. Moreover, this phone also comes with the stock music player that you can use to listen to the music whenever you want.

See also: How to Use Music Player on Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition to listen to the music using music player apps, you can also use this phone to watch the video by using the stock video player apps available inside this phone. But, you should remember that some file formats are not supported depending on the device's software.


How to use video player apps?
To play video files using video player apps, kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Video player, then tap it.Select the required video you wish to watch.While you're watching the video, you can control playback by utilizing some options available, such as:Tap on upper or lower part of the Volume key to adjus…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Show Dual Clock of Different Cities on Home Screen

While you customizing your Samsung Galaxy SIII lock screen, then you can find an option which will allow you to show dual clock when you're on abroad. This of course will helps you to know the time on your Home and your current location.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Dual Clock on Samsung Galaxy S3 Lock Screen

As in the lock screen, you can also displaying dual clock on your Home screen by adding world/dual clock widget to your Home screen.


How to add dual clock widget to the Home screen?
To display time of two different locations, then kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Widget tab.Swipe the screen to the right or to the left to find the Dual clock widgets. There are two dual clock widgets available, analog and digital. You can choose the one that you like best.Tap and hold the dual clock widget then drag it to the Home screen.Release to placed it.Tap the first clock to select the city.Now tap the second clock to add the city, you can use …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Add and View Bookmarks

Samsung Galaxy SIII comes with Internet application as one of its pre-installed apps. You can use this apps to browse the web you like. Even you can use this apps to offline reading means while you're connected with the Internet you can saved the required website then read them later without having to use Internet connection.

See also: How to Offline Reading on Samsung Galaxy S3

This apps also has an option which will allow you to add your favourite web page to the bookmarks. This of course will make you more easier to access them without having to remember and entering the URL in the address bar each time you want to visit them.


How to bookmark website?
If you want to add certain website to bookmarks then kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Internet.Navigate to the required website by entering the URL in the address bar then press Go.Once the website is completely loaded, tap the Menu key then select Add bookmark.Give the name of the bookmarked …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Character Preview

The virtual keyboard in Samsung Galaxy SIII will make you more easier when you want to type a message or email. This keyboard also has some options to facilitate your typing activity, such as auto capitalization. This option will help you to type properly by automatically capitalize the first letter of the sentence.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Auto Capitalization on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another option available on this keyboard is character preview. By enabling this option, whenever you touch the key on the virtual keyboard then you'll see a big character bubble appear above the keyboard.


How to turn on or off character preview?
To do so kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.Tap Language and input.Ensure the Samsung keyboard is turned on.Tap gear icon next to Samsung keyboard option to enter the settings.Tap Advanced.Depending on your current settings, tap Character preview to enable or disable this option. When t…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Select Favourite Location as Destination in Navigation Applications

If you used to find certain location using maps application in Samsung Galaxy SIII and have some location you loved to visit, then it will be much easier for you to access them if you set them as favourite location.

See also: How to Save Favourite Destination on Samsung Galaxy S3

Later, you can accessing all the favourite location you already saved on maps through navigation apps. This of course will helpfull because you don't need to enter destination to find them, just pick up one of them from the list and you'll get the plan route and navigation guidance.


How to set favourite location as destination in navigation apps?
Below are the steps to do so:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Navigation.Slide your finger to the right.Now you'll see all your saved favourite locations are displayed on the screen.Tap the required favourite location you wish to use as destination.Now you'll see the navigation windows is displayed with information about your route to the destinatio…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Go to Destination Using Navigation Applications

Once you've configured location services on your Samsung Galaxy SIII, now your information location will be available for another function in this phone, such as for navigation. You can utilizing Google maps apps inside this phone to find certain location or to plan route to certain location.

See also: How to Plan Route in Google Maps Using Samsung Galaxy S3

Another apps that also has navigation function is Navigation apps. This apps is integrated with Google maps. By using this apps you can get helps to navigate to certain location, get the voice guided navigation and get the route to get back to your location etc.


How to go to the destination using GPS Navigation?
Below are the steps to do so:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Navigation.Now you'll see four shortcuts to plan route and start navigation. They are:Speak destination: You can determine your destination by speaking the required destination to the phone.Type destination: Enter your destination then tap the Search ic…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Plan Route to Destination in Google Maps

Google Maps application is one of the apps that has navigation function that you can find inside Samsung Galaxy SIII. You can utilize this apps to find certain location once you've enabled the location services on your phone.

See also: How to Change Location Services in Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition to find certain location, you can also utilizing this apps to plan route to certain location. By doing this, you'll get the information about how far the distance, the time needed and the suggested route to get to your destination.


How to plan route in Google maps?
To do so kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Maps.Find your destination by using the Search icon.Once you've find your destination, tap the information field above your destination then tap the Direction icon.Tap the mode of transportation icon that you use, if you use the car then tap the car icon.Tap GET DIRECTIONS button.Now you'll see in the map your current location and you…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Save Favourite Destination in Google Maps

Google maps is one of pre-installed apps that you can find inside Samsung Galaxy SIII. You can utilize this apps as navigation tool which will enable to help you to find certain location.

See also: How to Find Destination Using Google Maps on Samsung Galaxy S3

If you used to find several location using this apps, there is an option which will allow you to save these destination information to your favourites list.


How to add destination to the favourite list in Google maps?
If you have certain location that you love to visit, then it will more easier and helpful if you add them to the favourite. To do so kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Maps.Find your destination by using the Search icon .Once you've find your destination, tap the information field above your destination then tap the Favourite icon at the top of the screen.Tap the Back key to return to map view.To add more destination to the favourite, repeat from the step #3.Tap Home key to…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Find Destination in Google Maps

One of the way that you can do to allow your phone knowing your current location is by setting the location services on your Samsung Galaxy SIII. There are four methods available that can be used by your phone to determine your location data.

See also: How to Change Location Services on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once you've finished setting your location services on your phone, now your location information will be available on other function in the phone. One of which is on navigation function. You can utilize this function in Google maps apps to find certain location.


How to find location on Google maps?
You can use this function as substitute of traditional maps by utilizing navigation function in Google maps to find your destination. To do so kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Maps.To find certain location, tap the Search icon located at the bottom left corner.Enter the required destination in search field box, then you will see a list of result ma…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Show or Hide Weather Information on Lock Screen

In order to make your phone knowing your current locations, then the first thing to do is by setting the location services. There are four options available under location services menu that you can choose which best suit you.

See also: How to Change Location Services on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once you've finished setting the location services, now your location information will be available for other functions on your phone, such as to provide you weather information.


How to display or hide weather information on lock screen?
You can choose whether to display or not the weather information on your lock screen by following the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.Scroll to Lock screen, then tap on it.Tap Lock screen option.Depending on your current settings, slide the slider next to Weather option to enable or disable this option. When the slider next to this option is in the right side or shows green means the phone will show the weather …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Negative Colours

Some options inside Samsung Galaxy SIII are designed to make the user feels comfort using this phone, such as an option that you can find in the stock browser application called inverted rendering which will allow you to reverse the color of the web page to make it easier on your eyes and help you save more battery.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Browser Inverted Color Mode on Samsung Galaxy S3

You can also find an option under accessibility settings which has the similar function with inverted rendering in the browser apps, this option called Negative colours. When you turn on this option, then the screen display will inverse to the negative color.


How to turn on or off negative colours?
If you want to customize this option or want to fix the negative screen issue caused by an accidentally enabling this option, then kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.Scroll to Accessibility, then tap on it.Scroll down to the Visio…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Mono Audio

Listen to the music is one of the fun thing to do with the Samsung Galaxy SIII. Moreover this phone has a music player as its pre-loaded application so you can directly use this applications without having to install it first.

See also: How to Use Music Player on Samsung Galaxy S3

While you're on music player apps, there is an option which will allow you to listen to the music using headphone. For the record, this phone support the stereo and mono audio. You can use stereo audio when using two earphones and mono audio when using one earphone.


How to turn on or off mono audio?
If you want to change audio on your phone from stereo to mono whilst using headphone, then kindly follow the steps listed below:
Tap the Menu key through the Home screen.On pop up menu select Settings.Tap Accessibility under System section.Scroll to Hearing section. Depending on your current settings tap Mono audio option to enable or disable this option. When the checkbox next to this option is ticked means n…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Change Location Services

When you activate your Google account on your Samsung Galaxy SIII, in one of the steps you will be prompted to activate location and Google search to allow Google improving search result and other services using your location data.

See also: How to Activate Google Account on Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition to the location and Google search, there are some option available on this phone that you can choose to determine your location, such as by using Wi-Fi, satellite-based GPS or sensor-based GPS.


How to customize GPS settings?
You can choose to turn on one or more positioning methods on this phone. To do so kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.Tap Location services.Now you will see four options available on the screen. They are:Use wireless networks: choose this option if you want the phone determine your location by using Wi-Fi network and/or mobile network.Use GPS satellites: choose this option is you want the phone dete…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Set Image from the Web as Home Screen Wallpaper

There are several ways that you can do to change wallpaper on your Samsung Galaxy SIII Home screen. One of which is by using Live wallpaper available on this phone as your wallpaper.

See also: How to Set Live Wallpaper on Samsung Galaxy S3 Home Screen

In addition using the image saved on your phone, you can also using the image from the web as your wallpaper. This of course will expand your choice to set which the image you want to use as wallpaper, which the image is unavailable on your phone.


How to set image from the web as wallpaper?
To do so kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Internet.Find the image on the web using certain search engine.Once you've found the one that you like, then view it in full size.Long press on the image to get the options.On pop up menu select Set as wallpaper.Finish. Now you have managed to change your wallpaper using the image from the web.
By knowing one more way to change the Home screen wallpaper, now you can u…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Change Screen Mode

One way that you can do to save your battery life is by enabling Automatic brightness option that you can find under display settings. Turning on this option will make your Samsung Galaxy SIII will automatically become bright less when you're indoors and become brighter when you're outdoors.

See also: How to Adjust Screen brightness on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another option available under display settings that you can use to save the battery is Screen mode option. This option will allow you to choose the different color profile. As we all know that AMOLED screen owned by this phone will consume less battery on some color profiles, such as dark color will consume less than the bright ones.


How to choose screen mode?
Below are the steps to do if you want to change display colour profile on your phone:
Tap the Menu key from your Home screen.On pop up menu select Settings.Tap Display.Tap Screen mode.Now you will see four options available, they are Dynamic, Standard, Natural and Movie.Ta…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Browser Inverted Mode

The stock Internet applications inside Samsung Galaxy SIII has come with many options to make the user feels comfort and enjoy their browsing activity. One of which is an option which will allow you to enjoy browsing the web page in full screen mode.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Browsing Web Page in Full Screen on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another option available in this browser that will make you more comfort is an option to invert the colors of the web page, turning the white color becomes black and vice versa. As we all know most of the webpages has a bright background so by using this option you can set the browser to reverse the color to not hurt your eyes.


How to turn on or off browser inverted color mode?
If you want the browser to reverse the colour of the webpage, then kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Internet.Navigate to the web page you wish to view.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap Accessibility.Scroll down to the Inverted rende…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Internet Desktop View

A big screen owned by Samsung Galaxy SIII and the Internet apps as one of its pre-loaded applications of course will expand your experience of using this phone to meet your need of browsing activity. Moreover, this apps also has an option that will allow you to enjoy browsing the web page in full screen mode.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Browsing Web Page in Full Screen on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another option available on the stock Internet apps which will extend your experience of browsing a web page on a big screen is an option to view the web page in the desktop view mode. As we all know, today some webpages already have their mobile version so with this option you can load the webpage as what you see in the desktop.


How to turn on or off Internet desktop view?
If you want to browse web page in desktop view or mobile view, then kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Internet.Navigate to the required webpage you wish to view.Tap the Menu key.Dependi…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Browsing Web Pages in Full Screen

As we all know that Samsung Galaxy SIII comes with big screen which will be able to provide you different experience while you using it to play the game, watching the movie or browsing the webpages.

See also: How to Use Browser on Samsung galaxy S3

To extend your experience on using Galaxy SIII's big screen while browsing a web page, you can utilize an option available under Internet settings menu to set your browser in full screen mode.


How to turn on or off viewing web page in full screen?
To do so kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Internet.Navigate to the web page you want to view.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Settings.Tap Labs.Depending on your current settings, tap Full screen option to enable or disable this option. When the checkbox next to this option is ticked means the browser is now using the full screen mode.
Enabling this option will hide the notifications bar and will allow you to enjoy browsing the web page in full scre…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Set Web Browser Home Page

When using the stock Internet application on Samsung Galaxy SIII you will be able to know your favourite pages or the most visited pages by seeing the list that you can find under history tab.

See also: How to Find the Most Visited Pages List on Samsung Galaxy S3

Knowing the list of your favourite pages of course will help you to easily accessing those pages. Another way that you can do to easier your experience of using the stock browser is by setting the certain page as its homepage.


How to set browser homepage?
Below are the steps to do so:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Internet.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap General.Tap Set homepage.Now you will see four options available on pop up menu. They are:Current page: choose this option if you want to set the page you're currently viewing as the browser homepage.Blank page: choose this option if you want the browser to load a blank page whenever you open the browser.Default page: choose this option to set the default pag…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Enable or Disable Web Pages Loading Images

You can find several options available under settings menu while you're using the stock Internet applications in Samsung Galaxy SIII. One of which is a find on page option which will allow you to easily find a text or string on a web page you're currently viewing.

See also: How to Find Text on Web Page on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another option that you can find under settings menu in Internet apps is a bandwidth management option that you can use to set the browser to display or not the image on the website you're viewing.


How to turn on or off loading image?
Here are the steps to do so:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Internet.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap Bandwidth management.Depending on your current settings, tap Load images to enable or disable loading image. When the checkbox next to this option is ticked means the option is enabled.
By knowing how to set your browser to display or not the image on the website you're viewing, now you can set it to on or of…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Find the Most Visited Web Pages List

If you go to the bookmark icon in the stock Internet application in Samsung Galaxy SIII, you will see some tabs available there, one of them is a saved pages tab which is contain saved pages for you to use for offline reading. This of course will useful if you want to read them later without having to use Internet connection.

See also: How to Offline Reading on Samsung Galaxy S3

Still at the tabs under Bookmarks, another tabs that you can find is history tab. Here you can see the history of your browsing activity grouped into some categories and the history of your favourites pages that grouped into the most visited category.


How to Find the Most Visited Website List?
If you want to see which pages you're often visiting, then kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Internet.Tap Bookmarks icon .Tap History tab.Tap the Most visited category to expand and viewing the list.To open the link, long tap in the required link you wish to open then on pop up me…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Find a Text on Web Page

Samsung Galaxy SIII comes with the stock Internet apps that you can use to browse a webpages you likes. In this apps, you can see some options available under its settings menu, one of which is an option called saved for offline reading for you to save certain webpage to read it later without having to use Internet connection.

See also: How to Offline Reading on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another option that you will see under Internet apps settings menu is an option to allow you to search for certain text or string on the website you're currently viewing. This of course will useful to helps you find the text you're looking on the website.


How to search a text on a web page?
Below are the steps to do so:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Internet.Navigate to the web page you want to open.To find text or string, tap the Menu key then select Find on page.Enter the text you're looking for in the search text box.Tap the Up arrow key to page up or tap the down arrow key to page down.If t…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Offline Reading

In certain condition or area, you're prohibited to use radio transmitter, such as while you're on a plane or in a hospital. Fortunately, Samsung Galaxy SIII provides you an option called flight mode which will allow you to stay using your phone in this area. This mode will turn off the wireless signal on your phone for safe use in this area.

See also: How to Turn On of Off Flight Mode on Samsung Galaxy S3

While you're on flight mode, surely you can't use Internet connection to browse webpage. But, if you still want to read certain web page, there is an option on the stock Internet apps which will allow you to save certain webpages for offline reading. Once you've saved the page, you can open and read the pages later without having to use an Internet connection.


How to save a page for offline reading?
Below are the steps to do to save certain pages for you to use it for offline reading:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Internet.Navigate to the webpage you wants to s…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Add Voice Memo on S Memo

S Memo is one of pre-installed application on Samsung Galaxy SIII that you can use to create text memo, drawing memo or memo that combine both of them.

See also: How to Create New Drawing Memo Using S Memo on Samsung Galaxy S3

While you're on S Memo edit memo screen, you can add voice into your memo. Later, if you choose to share the memo using email or post it through a social media, then the voice you've inserted will be a part of the memo for people listening to.


How to add voice memo?
Below are the steps to do:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to S Memo, then tap on it.To start a new memo, you can choose the Drawing icon to draw a memo or touch the 'T' icon to start a text memo.Now you can compose your memo.To add voice memo, tap the Microphone icon to record a voice memo then embed it to the memo.Save your memo by tapping the Menu key then select Save as option.Enter the title for your memo, then tap OK button.Or you can tap Enter title button at the top to giv…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Play Back Audio Files Using Voice Recorder Application

Voice recorder is one of pre-installed application that you can find inside Samsung Galaxy SIII. This apps will allow you to record an audio then save it as 3ga file format.

See also: How to Use the Stock Voice Recorder Applications on Samsung Galaxy S3

Later, you can share the files with others using AllShare, Messaging, Gmail or Bluetooth. In addition, you can also listen to the files you already saved using voice recorder.


How to play back voice memo?
Here are the steps you need to do to play back the recorded audio file through the stock voice recorder apps:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Voice recorder, then tap on it.Tap List to view all saved voice recordings.Tap the required voice recording file to play it.While you're playing, you can utilize some options, such as the Pause button to pause the playback and the Stop button to stop the playback.
By knowing how to listen recorded audio file using voice recorder, now you can play back all the recorded audio files any…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Use the Stock Voice Recorder Applications

Samsung Galaxy SIII comes with some pre-installed applications that you can use directly without having to install it first. One of which is S Suggest apps, this applications will helps you to know which recommended popular applications that compatible with your phone that you should choose to install.

See also: How to Use S Suggest on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another pre-installed apps that you can find inside Samsung Galaxy SIII is voice recorder apps. This apps will allow you to record an audio file and share it using AllShare, Messaging, Gmail or Bluetooth.


How to record audio using voice recorder?
Below are the steps to do so:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Voice recorder, then tap on it.Tap Red circle button to start recording.Now you can speak into the microphone.While your phone record the audio, you can utilize some option available there:Tap Stop button to stop recording. It will automatically save the audio file and the recorded files screen is displayed.Tap Pause button…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Change Home Screen Mode

Once you've upgrading your precious Samsung Galaxy SIII to the Android Jelly Bean, then you'll see some new features inside your phone accompanying this new operating system. One of which is blocking mode, this feature will allow you to block all or certain of notifications, calls, texts and messages.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Blocking Mode on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another new features that comes along with Android Jelly Bean is the feature to change the Home screen mode. Under this feature, you will see two options available that you can choose the one that best suit you.


How to switch Home screen mode?
Below are the steps to do to switch between basic mode and easy mode:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.Under Device section, tap Home screen mode.Now you will see two Home screen modes available. They are:Basic mode: This mode provides a conventional layout for the apps and widgets on your Home screen.Easy mode: This mode provides an easier …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Access Notification Bar Whilst Running Applications

Samsung Galaxy SIII has a multitask ability which will allow you to do more than one task at the same time with this phone, such as jump between apps or close all running apps.

See also: How to Multitask and Remove All Running Apps on Samsung Galaxy S3

Other multitask that you can do with this phone is accessing the notifications bar while you're running the apps or watching video on full screen. This of course will useful if you want to open the notification panel and get the quick controls without having to close the apps you're currently running.


How to open notification bar while running apps?
Below are the steps you need to do:
While you're running the apps or watching the video on full screen, tap and hold the top area of your phone screen then drag it downwards to open the notification bar.Drag downwards again to open notification panel and quick controls. Whilst you're opening it, the video or apps will continue running in the background.Drag it upwards to close…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Set Briefing Alarm

Alarm is one of useful feature inside Samsung Galaxy SIII that you can use to remind you about an important activity or appointment. Here you can determine the time and day you wish the alarm to ring to remind you.

See also: How to Set Alarm on Samsung Galaxy S3

In certain conditions, if you want to set the alarm not only ringing, but also tells you about the weather, your schedule and a news headline, then you can configure a briefing alarm which will allow you to get that.


How to configure briefing alarm?
Below are steps you need to do to set up briefing alarm on your Galaxy SIII:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Clock.Tap Alarm tab.Create new briefing alarm by tapping the (+) sign.Set the time and day as your wish.Tap Alarm type.On pop up menu select Briefing.Tap OK button in an information window.In the News widget settings, you can select the country and category of the news as your wish.Once you've finished, tap Back button to return to the create alarm screen.Tap Briefing c…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Know the Meaning of LED Indicator Color

One of the possible way to tell you that you have a missed call or message or battery low is by setting the LED to light on to explaining what's happen to you without having unlocking your Samsung Galaxy SIII.

See also: How to Set LED Indicator on Samsung Galaxy S3

When you want to set LED indicator, you will see four options available. Each option will be delegated with certain color to make you more easier knowing what the LED light means.


How to know the meaning of LED indicator color?
Below are the option available on LED indicator with their each color:
Charging: when plugged in charger, red means charging and green means charging is complete.Low Battery: red when not plugged in charger.Notification: blue when you have missed calls, messages or events.Voice recording: blue when you're recording voice.

For the record, LED indicator will light up when the screen is off. So, by knowing what's the meaning of the different color of the LED indicator, now you can more easier know…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Set LED Indicator

One of part of the Samsung Galaxy SIII that you can customize is its display. You can do that by utilizing some options available under display settings, such as change the wallpaper you wish to use on your phone or adjusting the brightness of the screen.

See also: How to Adjust the Screen Brightness on Samsung Galaxy S3

While you're on the display setting page, you will also see another option to customize called LED indicator. This option will allow you to determine in which conditions you wish the LED on the top left corner of your phone will light.


How to customize LED indicator?
To do so kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Settings.Under Device section, tap Display.Under General section, tap LED indicator.Now you will see four options available. They are:Charging: enable this option if you wish the LED to light when your phone is connected to charger.Low battery: enable this option if you wish the LED to light when battery level is low.Notifications: enable this option if …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Join Group Cast

If you want to share document or any file in real time, then there is a feature in Samsung Galaxy SIII called Group Cast which will allow you to do that. To use this feature you need to connect to the Wi-Fi network and have a Samsung account. Once you have two that things, now you're ready to start share using Group Cast.

See also: How to Share Document or File Using Group Cast on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once you've finished set up the file you wish to share, now you can tell or ask everyone whose connected in the same Wi-Fi network and have AllShare enabled device to join to the Group Cast so they will be able to also see the document or file that you share.


How to join Group Cast?

Below are the steps you need to do:
On the other Samsung Android device, launch AllShare Play from the  app drawer.Sign in with the Samsung account associated with the device.Select the device you wish to use.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Join Group Cast.Tap OK button in the notifications windows.Now…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Share Document or File Using Group Cast

In order to make you be able to share the document or file with another Samsung Android device with All Share Play capability, first you need to connect your Samsung Galaxy SIII to the Wi-Fi network.

See also: How to Connect to Wi-Fi Network on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another thing you should have before using All Share Play is a Samsung account. If you do not already have the account, you can create the new one first.

See also: How to Create New Samsung Account on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once you have connected with Wi-Fi network and already have a Samsung account, now you can start using All Share Play and enjoy to share document or file with others.


How to share document or file using Group Cast?
One of the feature inside All Share Play is a Group Cast. This features will allow you to share Powerpoints, PDF, document and image with anyone whose connected in the same Wifi network with All Share enabled device. Well, kindly follow the steps listed below to do so:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Al…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Remove SMS Entries from Call History Logs Temporarily

There are so many ways that you can do to free up the phone's storage. One of the little thing to do to free up your Samsung Galaxy SIII storage is by deleting one, multiple or all call history logs.

See also: How to Delete One, Multiple or All Call History Logs on Samsung Galaxy S3

If you're on the call logs list, you can see that there is also SMS entries displayed there. Indeed by default, phone logs will displaying both calls and SMS entries. But, if you want to only displaying call logs, then you can temporarily removing SMS entries from your phone logs.


How to remove SMS entries from call logs temporarily?
Kindly follow the steps listed below to hide SMS entries from call logs:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Phone.Tap Logs tab.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select View by.On the next pop up menu, you will see 3 options available. They are:All logs: to view both calls and SMS entries.All calls: to view only call logs.Missed calls: to view missed call logs only. Tap All ca…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Replace Icon on Home Screen Dock with Icon from App Drawer

Once you've deleted one or more icon on your Home screen dock, then it will be a blank spot that you can use to add new icon you wish to use to displayed there. If the apps you want to add to the dock is already on your Home screen, then you can add it to the bottom dock with ease.

See also: How to Replace Icon on the Dock with Icon or Folder from Home Screen on Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition to add new icon from the icon available on Home screen, you can also add new icon from the icon of apps available on app drawer. but, the first you should add the icon to the Home screen to make you be able to add the icon to the bottom dock.


How to swap icon on the dock with icon or folder from Apps drawer?
To do so follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Find the required apps you wish to move to the Home screen.Tap and hold the icon, then drag it to an available spot on your Home screen.Release to placed it.Now you can drag it downward to the blank spot available on the bot…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Set Information Ticker Sliding Speed

One of the way to personalize your Samsung Galaxy SIII lock screen is by displaying information ticker. You can do this by enabling information ticker option that you can find under lock screen option. Once you've enable this option, you will be able to choose the content type of information ticker available that you wish to use to display on your lock screen, such as News, Stock or Facebook.

See also: How to Show Facebook Information Ticker on Samsung Galaxy S3 Lock Screen

In addition to change content type, here you can also be able to adjust sliding speed of your information tickers to suit your needs.


How to adjust information ticker sliding speed?
Below are the steps to do:
Go to Settings.Scroll down to Lock screen, then tap on it.Tap Lock screen option.Make sure you have enable Information ticker.Tap Information ticker.Tap Sliding speed.Now you will see 3 options available on pop up menu that you can use to adjust the sliding speed of the ticker, they are: Slow, Normal and Fast.T…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Create New Vibration Pattern

By default, you will see 6 option when you want to change the vibration pattern by selecting device vibration that you can find under settings sound. You can choose the one you like the most to define which pattern you wish your Samsung Galaxy SIII to use to vibrate.

See also: How to Change Vibration Pattern on Samsung Galaxy S3

But, if there is no vibration pattern you like to use from the 6 option available by default, then you can create your own vibration pattern. Once you've finished creating new pattern, it will be added to the list and will allow you to select and use it as your vibration pattern.


How to create vibration pattern?
Below are the steps you need to do:
Go to Settings.Under Device section, tap Sound.Tap Device vibration.On pop up menu, tap Create button.Here you can create your own pattern. Tap to create.You can preview the pattern by tapping play or stop button at the center.Once you've finished, tap Save button.Give the name to your new pattern, then tap OK but…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Stop Your Phone Automatically Creating Shortcuts on Home Screen

Google Play Store is the most popular place to download any apps for Android device, including with Samsung Galaxy SIII. Here you can search then download bunch of useful apps, both free or paid apps directly through your phone.

See also: How to Access Google Play Store on Samsung Galaxy S3

If you have done downloaded then installing some applications from Play Store, you may realize that some of them will automatically creating shortcuts on your Home screen. For some cases, this will be useful, but for other cases this may will end up your Home screen cluttered and full of any shortcuts. Fortunately, there is an option on Play Store which will allow you to stop your phone automatically creating shortcuts on your Home screen each time you're installing apps from the Play Store.


How to enable or disable auto-add widget on Google Play Store?
If you wants to stop or to let your phone automatically creating shortcuts each time you're downloading the apps from the Play Store, then k…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Change Vibration Intensity

In Samsung Galaxy SIII you can customize the phone to vibrate with the different pattern or format. By default, there are 6 vibration patterns available that you can choose to use one of them to your liking.

See also: How to Change Vibration Pattern on Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition to change the vibration pattern, here you can also change the vibration strength. This of course will useful to allow you set your phone to vibrate with the different strength in the different situations. By using this option, you can decreasing or increasing the vibration intensity depending on your need.


How to adjust vibration intensity?
Below are the steps to do:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.Under Device section, tap Sound.Tap Vibration intensity.Now you will see three options available that you can adjust its vibration strength. They are:Incoming CallNotificationHaptic FedbackOn each option, slide the slider to the right to increase the vibration strength or slide to …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Change Vibration Pattern

You can make your Samsung Galaxy SIII to vibrate and ring at the same time whenever you received an incoming calls by enabling sound and vibration option which you can find under settings sound.

See also: How to Make Your Samsung Galaxy S3 Ring and Vibrate at the Same Time

Once you've enable this option, your phone will vibrate and play a ringtone when receiving an incoming calls. Here you will also be able to change the vibration pattern or format to your liking.


How to select vibration pattern?
Kindly follow the steps listed below to do so:
Go to Settings.Under Device section, tap Sound.Tap Device vibration.Now you will see a pop up menu of the vibration pattern. By default, there are 6 pattern available: Basic call, Heartbeat, Jinglebell, Ticktock, Waltz and Zig-zig-zig.Tap the required vibration pattern you wish to use.Tap OK button to save your changes.Tap Home button to return to the standby mode.
By knowing how to select vibration pattern from the available list, now you can …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Make it Ring and Vibrate at the Same Time

Personalizing your Samsung Galaxy SIII will helps you to set your phone to suit your personal style and taste. Fortunately, there is a lot of options inside Galaxy SIII which will allow you to personalize it. One of which is by setting the phone to vibrate whenever you pick up the calls and hang up the calls.

See also: How to Enable or Disable Call Vibrations on Samsung Galaxy S3

Still about vibration, there's also an option called sound and vibration which will allow you to set your phone to vibrate and play a ringtone for incoming calls.


How to enable or disable sound and vibration?
If you want to turn on or turn off sound and vibration option, then follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.Under Device section, tap Sound.Depending on your current settings, tap Sound and vibration to enable or disable this option. When the checkbox next to this option is ticked means this option is turned on.Tap Home button to return to the s…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to By Pass Lock Screen Password Using Screen Lock Bypass Applications

One way that you can do to make your Samsung Galaxy SIII more secure is by turning on your lock screen password. This of course will helps you to avoid unauthorized people accessing your phone because anyone who wants to use the phone should entering the password to unlock the phone.

See also: How to Set Lock Screen Password on Samsung Galaxy S3

But, sometimes more secure means less comfort. As mentioned by Umar Farouq on his email that he was accidentally forgot his lock screen password resulting he can't accessing his phone. Fortunately, Android allow us to by pass the lock screen password using some methods, one of which is by installing Screen Lock Bypass apps then installing any other apps to trigger it to run and the screen lock will be disabled. Of course to do so you need to know your Gmail account associated with your phone to make you be able installing the apps from Play Store remotely using your computer or laptop.


How to by pass lock screen password using Screen Lock B…