Tips & Tricks
So the network, you are using on your Galaxy S4, is irritating you and want to get rid it off now? Well! It’s easy, there are various reasons to SIM unlock Galaxy S4 like if you are abroad, there you need to use another network’s SIM but phone is locked, sometime the SIM carrier gives you freedom against a small free but everyone is might not be lucky. Even there are many online services that enable you to buy the IMEI unlock code, but everyone doesn’t trust.
The Korean company seems to be a bit relaxed toward letting you to get a SIM unlock and here we will walk you through how to unlock SIM carrier Galaxy S4.
The Android development community loves to update their apps to fix bugs and bump up new features but sometime you don’t receive updates directly on your Android device and stuck to old time, the moment when you see someone using latest features and you don’t get the update notification, it may make you angry but worry not as you have option to update your Android smartphone and tablet from through web.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 runs Android 4.2.2 that offer impressive customization but when phone comes to hardware, this is the point that you don’t have control over, so we must fulfill the wish using apps on GS4 such as equalizers, stereo enhancers and more. Samsung has packed the shiny GS4 with Adapt Sound that can be used to produce fine quality sound, here are tips and tricks for Galaxy S4 to improve sound using Adapt Sound. Before you start the procedure, ensure you’re in a quiet room and your headphones work perfectly.
So now, pick up your Galaxy S4, go to Setting, there tap on “My Device” and enter in “Sound” section. Then get the option “Adapt Sound” from bottom, launch it, and then tap on “start”. We’re going to hear beeps of frequencies, so if you’re able to hear sound, confirm it but if you can’t, say “No”. Don’t be surprised if you can dear all beeps or not as result it depend on headphones. It’s worthy to note that tones are played via left or left audio channel because Adapt Sound all individually.
Google said that Hangouts will roll out gradually to Gmail in a few weeks but if you can’t wait, use this tip to manually active Google Hangouts from Gmail.
Recently Google launched their unified messenger named Hangouts across web, App store and Google Play Store, this latest service packs impressive features to connect you to your friends family by various means such as chat, video call, groups and more, even it entertains you with actions of your friend like you’re able to get notifications and you can know whether your friend have seen your message or not.
Google Hangouts service stay in sync with all of your devices but Google said that Hangouts will gradually roll out to Gmail in a few weeks but if you can’t wait, simply turn on Hangouts from Gmail manually, it’s pretty simple and easy. However it’s worthy to note that this trick doesn’t seem to be working in Google apps, online Gmail.
Login to your Gmail account
Login to Google Talk in sidebar, click on image that is linked with Gtalk account
Click on “Try the new Hangouts”0 18th May, 2013 BY Abdur Rehman
The Samsung Galaxy S4 does pack very useful features and apps to support your life, here we’re discussing to Galaxy S4’s lock screen widgets, it’s pretty easy to get lock screen widgets on the Samsung Galaxy S4 but you have to pass some extra settings to get full grip over them. Just after unpacking your newly purchased Samsung Galaxy S4, you may think that the phone doesn’t have lock screen widgets but it’s not true, however the default lock screen of Galaxy S4 is just a clock widget to make fun, in fact the Korean company is utilizing so many features of Android 4.2 to customize the interface, but some of them need to be obtained manually.
Google Now was introduced back in last year with the release of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, it’s a nice Google search predictive app to search with voice, since the Samsung Galaxy S4 drives Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the phone offer the Google Now by default but you have to pass a few steps to get it on your SGS4 that are following.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 shines with a beautiful default home launcher that shines with the tag line of “Life Companion”, of course it’s a very good slogan by Samsung but if you’re not satisfied with that, what to do? Simply change it to your own slogan as it’s quite simple and easy.
In fact the Korean company is utilizing the lock screen widgets of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean to customize it depending on your personal choice, even you’re able to change a lot of other elements to generate a personal interface such as font, color, size, clock and date widget and more.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with an impressive 13 megapixel shooter with a lot of handy advanced moods that are great to make fun with your photos, here I’ll tell you how to quickly access to camera from the lock screen of your Samsung Galaxy S4 as the phone doesn’t offer any camera shortcut by default, but there’s nothing to worry because it can be enabled very easily. We know about three ways to active a camera shortcut on home screen as for.
The Android 4.2 brought so many new features such as panorama photography mode in camera app, gesture-based keyboard, ability to add widgets on lockscreen and more. Many people love the ability to add widgets on locksreen mostly even Android 4.2 users are able to open the camera app without unlocking the device and of course both are impressive.
The newer camera app widget lets you to open camera app by swiping on lockscreen even on a device with PIN locked, but some people still doesn’t like it as it may unhide their personal information through camera app and even some people don’t like widgets on lockscreen too in an ever-present flashing placeholder. Here you can get rid of both.
The Android 4.2 bumps a many new features including the improved Google Now app, the recent Google Now app came with a new voice action that lets you scan barcodes with your camera app, it’s pretty easy to scan the barcode with the Google Now app, to scan the code, simply open up the app and say “scan barcode” and the app will do next thing itself. However if the search button isn’t really useful or you hate to speak loud on the phone, you can use another way.
Of course the Android 4.2 comes with many useful features such as gesture-based keyboard, panorama photography mode and more but it also brought a few bugs, however Android development community is figuring out all bugs but bit slowly like here’s charging bug. Some people are facing charging issues on the Nexus 7 tablet, some user don’t active their device for a few hours until the battery runs completely dry. When you do so, your tablet take you into a screen flashing and when you connect it to charger it won’t bring you want, some users reported that the tablet won’t turn on with buttons, here’s fix for them.
Android devices comes with many impressive tools to adjust the orientation of screen, you can take accelerometer, light sensor, proximity, etc as a example, Android devices that feature any sensing equipment, you sometime face erratic behavior on them, this case force Android devices to use accelerometers. Many people love to use other ways to do so and a senior XDA developer StupidIdea has released a app named GMD Smart Rotate that enables to rotate the screen without any sensor.