[Tip] 5 Awesome Hidden Secret Features of Samsung Galaxy Mobile Phones

UPDATE: All these hidden secret tricks will also work in other Google Android smartphones.

We have shared many hidden secret stuffs about various mobile phones such as hidden secret codes for Google Android mobile phones, codes for Chinese mobile phones, codes for Samsung "Bada OS" mobile phones, master lock code for CDMA FWP, etc.

Today in this topic, we are going to share 5 hidden secret features present in almost all Samsung Galaxy series mobile phones. These features might be very useful for many Samsung smartphone users.


We have successfully tested these hidden secret tricks in Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus, S3 and S4 mobile phones and they should also work in the latest Samsung Galaxy S5 mobile phone. We are sure these tricks will also work in other Galaxy mobile phone models.

So without wasting time lets share the secret features:

[TIP 1] Two Finger Swipe to Reveal All Quick Setting Buttons in Notification Panel

We know about the Notification Panel which is displayed at the top of our mobile phone screen. It shows various useful stuffs such as current time, battery level, network status, etc. When we swipe the notification panel down, it shows some quick setting buttons (also known as toggle buttons) such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Sound, Mobile Data, Sync, etc.

Did you know if you swipe the notification down using two fingers, it shows all quick setting buttons? Just use the two finger swipe down trick and you'll have immediate access to all quick setting buttons.


[TIP 2] Direct Access to Common Settings Using Quick Setting Buttons

In previous tip, we told you how to access all quick setting buttons in one step. In this tip, we'll tell you how to use these quick setting buttons to launch their respective settings page.

Did you know, you can launch a quick setting button's setting page by long pressing on that button? Open notification panel and long press on any quick setting button (toggle button) and it'll immediately launch its main settings page.

For example, long press on Wi-Fi button and it'll launch Wi-Fi settings page.

So you can use the quick setting buttons as a direct shortcut to launch their settings page along with using them as a simple toggle button.

[TIP 3] Direct Access to S Voice Application Using Home Button

S Voice is a built-in application present in Samsung Galaxy mobile phones which works like a personal assistant. You just need to speak and it'll answer your questions and perform various tasks.

Did you know, you can launch S Voice application directly by pressing the Home button twice? Just double tap on the Home button present on your mobile phone and it'll launch S Voice app directly.

If you want to disable this action, launch S Voice using double tap on Home button, then open its settings and uncheck "Open via the home key" option.

PS: You can also long press on Home button to access Task Manager screen which shows a list of recent apps and allows you to clear the recent apps list.

[TIP 4] Direct Access to Google Search Using Menu Button

Did you know you can launch Google Search by long pressing on the Menu button (left button) present on your mobile phone? Just long press on the Menu button and it'll immediately launch Google Search page.

[TIP 5] Secret Developer Options Menu and Easter Eggs

Recently we shared these 2 secret stuffs present in all Google Android mobile phones, so these stuffs will also work in all Samsung Galaxy mobile phones.

With the help of following 2 exclusive articles, you'll be able to reveal hidden secret "Developer Options" menu and funny Easter eggs in your mobile phone:

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That's all for now. If you know about other hidden secret features present in Samsung Galaxy mobile phones, feel free to share them with us and we'll include them in this article...

Also Check:

[Tips] 10 Cool Features of Samsung Galaxy Smartphones to Show Off

Hidden Secret Codes for Samsung Galaxy Mobile Phones

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[Tip] Enable Hidden Secret Features in Samsung Galaxy Smartphones

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  • 1, 2 and 4 are on loads of other android phones not just Galaxy...

  • Tip #2,4,5 Works also in Other Android mobiles

  • In fact, all those tricks works for my other android phones

  • For me, tricks 1,2,3, and 5 works for my different android phones

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  • #1 - All this does is save you from a single click since the option to show all toggles is at top right of notification panel.

    #3 & #4 - Neither apply to the S5 which does not have a menu key

  • Tip #2 on the Moto G, at least for Wifi, turns it on/off - short press will take you to the settings.

    1, 4 and 5 also work on the Moto G

  • @Carbonize Use the recent apps key on the Samsung Galaxy S5 instead of finding a menu key.

  • #1 May not work on some phones.
    #3 For S Voice: S Voice must be activated to use them and available on some phones only.
    For task manager: On newer phones that had Recent apps button can be pressed directly. BTW, The Recent apps button can still act as Menu button by press and hold that button.
    #4 For newer phones, Press and hold home button instead.

  • Somehow I diabled google search from the quick access menu button. How do I enable it again?

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