Top 15 Samsung Galaxy S5 Features You Won’t Give up

Samsung galaxy S5 is realised after Samsung galaxy S4 with many changes and became successful in technology atmosphere that still people want to have it and now the latest version of the Samsung manufacture is Galaxy S7 and S7 edge with several functionalities and features. Today I’ve covered several Galaxy S5 features that take the users experience to the next level with extraordinary features, it has all the features and functionality you could possibly want. Now the Galaxy S5 is more than two years old but still you may not be gotten any features of them, it’s time to show you some tips and trick of it the Galaxy S5 features.

15 Great Samsung Galaxy S5 Features

1# One-handed operation

Samsung Galaxy S5 is about 5.1-inch and 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution, it has a wide screen that users can’t handle it by one hand but there is a way to use it with one hand that is One handed operation. It reduces the size of the screen and can comfortably be fixed in one hand. To enable this feature, go to Settings > Sound and displayOne-handed operation. Once it enabled, now you can use it by swiping in and out of the side on the screen. You can also adjust the size of the window.


2# Private mode

Samsung has built up the great feature, this will enhance your security and keep your files secure. The private mode allows you to hide your pictures, music, voice recorder, my file and videos and they are just accessible by entering the code.

To run this feature on your phone, go to Settings > Personalisation> “Private mode”. Enable it then choose the type of access mode to the private. When it activated then perhaps go to your gallery and log press the picture you want to hide and you will see the sign of private mode on the notification bar.

Private mode

3# List view in settings

You can list your settings as your own wish, there are three types of listing your settings on your phone. You can view the settings as grid or list or tab, it coherence up to you.

To get into the view list, go to Settings tap on the menu icon(three vertical dots) then tap on view as.

View as

4# Ultra Power saving mode

It’s something new for the Galaxy S5 because we’ve never seen this feature in any lower Samsung devices. This will help you to reduce the usages of battery and it limit the number of apps on your phone, you can use the necessary apps and disabling other apps which is pretty good.

To enable this feature, just slide down the notification bar and tap on U.power saving.



5# The Toolbox

Access your favorite applications and features quickly with ToolBox. A floating shortcut menu will be shown on every screen, you can also customize which shortcuts appear on the floating Toolbox menu.

For the enabling you have to slide the down the notification bar then tap on Toolbox icon.


6# Finger Scanner

The Finger scanner came up with Samsung galaxy S5, it’s what you want, through this feature you can lock your phone as well as your apps. It’s a real protector.

To set this on your phone, go to Settings > Lock screen then set up your fingerprints on the lock screen and you can have a backup password also.


7# Touch Sensitivity

Touch sensitivity is the coolest feature that can make a convenience use for the users just by enabling it. After you enabled this feature you can work up your device with gloves, pens and also your nails, in short you can use with all solid things.

To enable touch sensitivity on your phone, Slide down the notification bar then tap on the icon of Touch sensitivity.


8# Download Booster

Every phone needs to download and the Samsung Galaxy S5 includes a Download Booster app that lets users combine WiFi and LTE at the same time to download large files faster. This time, you can have multi-speed on downloading via Download booster.

To enable this feature, Slide down the notification bar then tap on the Download booster icon.

Download booster

9# Air View

Air view is not new in galaxy S5, this feature can preview info, view more text or magnify images by hovering your finger over items on the screen. Air view lets you see inside some of the content on your phone without touching it and it’s extremely easy to use.

Let’s begin to enable this feature, head up to the settings then come to motion section and tap on Air view. When you got there you can enable it.

Air View

10# S Finder

S finder is an easy way to access searching for a wide variety of content on your device and the internet. It assists you to shorten your way to the content perhaps you want to call to your friend or anyone else instead of heading up to your contacts and finding the number you can easily just search on the S finder. Also, you can search through your voice.

To access S finder slide down the notification panel then tap on the S finder.

S finder

11# Multi-Window Mode

The Multi-window mode allows Galaxy S5 users to run two apps simultaneously. This is a form of multitasking that help users to work on two apps and solve their need.

To have Multi-window, slide down the notification panel and tap on the Multi-window icon. By long tapping the back key you can open it.


12# Quick access to the Galaxy S5 settings

If you want to access to the settings very easily and soon so you need to know how? This is a good trick to access the settings just by sliding notification panel with two fingers and by long tapping to any icon on notification panel you can access to it. When you do that you will be redirected to the setting.


13# My hotkeys

This feature (hot keys is a new feature that can be set in Samsung galaxy S5 keyboard. Through this feature, you can assign a sentence or phrase to a keyboard number key as a text shortcut. You can have it just by long tapping on the number.

To add some words on hot keys, go to Settings > language and input > Samsung keyboard > Hot keys.

My hot keys

14# S Voice

S Voice is the bundled voice command application that comes with galaxy S5 and other Samsung devices. You can do a lot of work with it just by saying something and it’ll do it very sharp.

Double tap on the Home Button to bring up the S Voice and ask whatever her to do.

S Voice

15# Lock Apps via Fingerprints

Lots of people willing to lock their apps via fingerprints but there are not any default settings for that. You can lock your apps through an application on your galaxy S5. There is an app which is called FingerSecurity.


16# Mobile hotspot

This feature is very efficient for the users because by turning on you can share your data plan with others which is pretty perfect.

To turn on Tethering and Mobile hotspot, go to Settings > Tethering and mobile hotspot> turn on.

Mobile hotspot

Ok, that’s enough, if you have any idea or something for improvement etc lets share it.


How to Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Android?

There are many changes between iOS and Android  or we can say it’s like sky and earth and transferring between them are the hardest thing to do. If you’re using iOS or Android operating system you may notice while managing or downloading application, it always requires Apple ID to download any apps or manage iCloud etc but in Android you’ve Google Account, that is so easy to manage as Apple ID is much complicated like the other things on iOS. So, unfortunately, everything in iOS is more complicated than Android that’s why we can’t do sharings/transferring between them easily and it is really hard to do even a simple sharing, here we will show you to transfer contacts from iPhone to Android, maybe it sounds simple but it’s complicated, so let’s have a short review on this two.

Transfer Contacts From iPhone to Android via iCloud & Gmail

The phone without contacts can’t work because it’s just invented for this purpose that each phone contains from 1 up to 10, 100, 1000, 10,000, 100,000 or maybe more than this. The day will come that you want to change your phone or being tired of it and, of course, you will need to take out your files as well as contacts. You can’t write these numbers one by one on your phone, here’s the solution to take all of them without wasting your time.

Ok, now to transfer contacts, you need your Apple ID account which is necessary for each iOS devices, this will lead you to transfer the contacts. If you don’t have an Apple ID then click here to read it now. ok, first you have to do this before we start transferring, go to your iPhone Settings > iCloud and make sure the contacts is turned on.

1. Now, open a browser on a computer then go to, sign in to iCloud using your Apple ID.


2. Once you got there select the contacts you want to transfer then you’ll see there is a Settings icon down to the left side, click on it then click on export vCard. By clicking on export vCard, your contacts will be downloaded in the file on your browser soon.


3. Now go to your Gmail account in a new tab and click on Gmail above Compose then click on Contacts. it will redirect you to another page.


4. By redirecting here, click on Import then select import contacts from CSV or vCard file. When selected, you will be asked to import from old Google Contacts. Select Go to Old Contacts then it will redirect you to the old contacts page.

Gmail Import
Gmail Import

5. It’s time to import your contacts, on Gmail right left sidebar click on Import Contacts.

Gmail ContactsImport
Gmail Contacts Import

6. Here you have to choose the file you had downloaded then click Import.

Import Contacts
Import Contacts

7. When the file imported, you will need to merge these contacts with others on your phone so click on Find & merge duplicates.

Merge Contacts
Merge Contacts

When click on Find & merge, so you will be asked if the contacts should be merged then click Merge. After the contacts merged, the contacts will be successfully transferred and merged with other contacts successfully in your Gmail so you can access them from your phone like the shot below.

Transfer Contacts From iPhone to Android
Transferred Contacts From iCloud-iPhone to Gmail-Android

6. To have your all contacts on your Android phone go to Settings of your phone > Accounts. Tap on your Google account (the account you signed in, on the computer). Then tap on “Sync Contacts” the select contacts will appear on your phone.

ok, that’s all. Our articles are never complete without your feedbacks, so share it with us.


How to Use Google Translate Offline on Android

If you’re an active person that needs to translate offline then, of course, Google Translate requires an active internet connection to work in everywhere but don’t worry, there is a way to use Google Translate Offline in Android smartPhones. This is so helpful to me when I don’t have active internet outside the home and suffering in trouble event that there is no network available and again I can translate any languages.

This is too hard and worse that every time you need a connection for translation. So no worries, here’s the solution, now you can download language packages into your Android devices so you can translate languages when you’re offline, you can enjoy this when you don’t have an Internet connection, so to do this you’ll need to download the language packs when having the internet and then start using the Google Translate freely and without any problem.

Now Google has made the easiest way to translate your word offline through Google translation it works only with Android OS without any need of PC or anything else. This time, Google Translation can work offline with a bunch of languages, that is called app revolution in Android.

Use Google Translate Offline

1. Download Google Translate from PlayStore or here and then open it on your smartphone tap on the menu key (3 vertical dots) then tap on Settings.

Google Translate
Google Translate

2. Now to download the packs of languages you want, tap on offline languages (manage downloadable packages for offline translation).

Google Translate Settings
Google Translate Settings

3. When you’ve got there, you’ll see languages then choose your language and tap on the download icon next to language that you want to download.

Offline Languages
Offline Languages

4. Choose the one you want to download. language packages are quite large and can take a significant chunk of your data packages. If you want to save your data package you need to select download using Wi-Fi only.

When the language downloaded, open Google Translate and start using and enjoy it without any data charges, like the shot below.

Google Translate Offline
Google Translate

ok, that’s it. This was all about using Google Translate offline instead of the best dictionary. If you have any question regarding this just share it by a comment.


How to Backup & Restore Android Phone

Backup is one of the most important ways to save your data whether it’s picture, audio, video or any documents and include all your files. In fact, backup is the only solution to assist yourself because if you take backup your data today you won’t be caring about it tomorrow. There is nothing worse than losing your data on your phone or computer and realizing you never backed up anything. Backup lets us restore Android phones.

We can’t guarantee our files, sometimes it may be lost or deleted during the factory reset or it might be erased by any virus or any other situation. These threats are natural so we should try to be strong and defense against them, it is necessary for Android users to have a backup plan for contents like call logs, contacts, music, movies, messages, Photos, and documents. So, In this article, I am going to show you how to backup and restore your android phone easily within just a few steps.

Backup and Restore Android Phone

Phone Transfer

Phone Transfer is an outstanding tool that users can backup or restore their android phone data completely. Also, you can move data from one device to another throw it. Data transfers can also be done within a few steps even between different operating systems – Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Symbian OS. As it supports data, contacts, messages, pictures, call logs, music, videos and all apps are included but we will do it in our upcoming articles you can wait. Here we will have a backup and restore of your phone, so let’s get started.

Note: If your Smartphone is rooted, you can have a backup plan throw Titanium Backup.

1. Connect your android phone to PC and run Phone Transfer on your computer then choose Backup your Phone option.

Phone Transfer
Phone Transfer

2. Ok, now select the contents (Contacts, Messages, Photos, Audios, Videos….) to backup and click Start Transfer, select one by one or you can select all of them by simultaneously.

Backup Your Android Phone
Backup Phone

After starting transfer wait for several minutes(depending on your device data) and when the backup finished, click ok to backup/save the phone data completely on your computer.

Backuped Phone
Backed up Phone completely

3. Now to restore your phone,  go back to the home page by clicking on it and then click on Restore from Backups and select the method to restore.

Note: You can also restore your phone from another method like Kies, OneDrive & for iOS: iCloud, iTunes.

Restore Method
Restore Method

4. Here you have to choose the contents you want to restore and click Start Transfer.

Note: The restore will find backups on your computer automatically.

Restore phone
Restore phone

When all of your files transmitted to your phone then it will successfully restore and all the files will be copied to it.

So that’s it. If you have any question regarding this, you can share it freely with us.


How to Transfer Charge From Android to Android Device

We always look toward needs of society trying to represent them the coolest tips and tricks of Android. Have you ever heard of transferring charge? You think it’s possible? Of course yes, transferring charges is as easy as drinking water because we don’t need any root access, PC or any settings that you should do, it just require two Android smartphones and two cables(OTG & USB) to transfer charge.

Transferring charges might be new methods of charging your Android smartphones that occasionally happen between two Android smartphones, we are doing it via two important cables: OTG and USB cables. OTG is a cable that can connect such as USB Flash, Mouse, Keyboard and your own USB cable to your Android Smartphone, it’s pretty wonderful. You can do it when one of the Android phones must have high battery life (mAh), this trick will not harm your phone battery and it’s the coolest tricks of Android that I experienced. With this trick, you can impress your friends or any family member. So let’s do it.

Charging Transmission Android to Android

You have shared many photos and videos Android to Android but you have not shared any charges yet, some of you might heard of it but still don’t know how to do.

  • At the first you need an OTG cable(USB connector).
OTG Cable
OTG Cable


  • And your own USB cable.
USB Cable
USB Cable

Now plug your USB to OTG cable and connect the both devices you want to transfer charge.

Notice: The OTG cable must be plugged into the high battery life and the USB cable should be plugged into other phone that you want to charge it due to only the high mAh can transfer charge to another,.

This is the transmission of charging, we are transferring charges from Samsung Galaxy S5 (2800 mAh) to Samsung galaxy S3 mini (1500mAh).

This is the scene of Transferring from one device to another.

Transferring Charge to
Transferring Charge Android to Android

ok, here you can see the phone charging and that’s it for this lesson. So this was one of the best methods to charge your phone from another, for more this kind of articles need your likes, comment and shares and don’t forget to give your feedback.


How to Setup Parental Controls on Android Devices?

Today’s era we’ve got lots of naughty kids around us trying to install any application whether it’s free or not, spending credits in games, Apps or any adult sites and also try to access any unknown or untrusted websites which are very harmful to them, so how to restrict them? Don’t no? Everyone thinks about their kids and want to save them from every bad happening, so this refers to me and I have to guide you how you can setup parental controls on your device and the reason is, I love to make you and others happy from this.

A parent responsibility is to take care of their children and not let them become a gang or any bad guy in a society that it’s a common wish for every parent over the world. Parents do their best for children but sometimes they can’t control their children. A big threat to a child is watching 18+ movies or videos. This watching will effect on his or her mind and it’s very bad for their health.

As last time we had discussed to set parental controls in Windows, so in this chapter, we will take a look at set parental controls and restrict child using the internet.

Setup Parental Controls on Google PlayStore

Setting parental controls of Android, iOS and Windows are one the most important thing to do and many people even my friends want, that’s why I am going to show and do it for you, as we have done in Windows, Android and just remains in iOS, no problem we will discuss that in upcoming articles.

At first, we will set up parental controls on Google PlayStore then move towards other restrictions.

 1. Open Google Play Store and Slide from left to the right then tap on Settings.

Google PlayStore
Google PlayStore

2. Tap on parental Controls and enable it, then you will be asked to enter a pin in order to change the parental settings later, so to do it, enter a pin and click ok then confirm it.


3. When parental controls enabled, click on Apps & Games and determine your child age to allow him/her up to the level. When specified the age, you will be notified that parental controls restrict purchases or downloads from Google App PlayStore.

Parental Controls
Parental Controls

Now, it’s done, check out the PlayStore and you will see the contents(Apps) that refer to the child age.

Google PlayStore
Google PlayStore

Setup Parental Controls on Apps & Browsing

Now it’s time to setup parental controls on apps & browsing that child like to play with, so to do this we need to install Mobicip on your Android from PlayStore, no need to go to PlayStore you can install it just from here.

1. After installing Mobicip open it and sign up by clicking on Sign up and fill out the blanks with your details.


2. Ok, now sign in with your account and then enter a 4 digit pin to set a passcode for Mobicip lock screen then confirm it and click Setup.

Mobicip LockScreen
Mobicip LockScreen

3. At this point, it will ask to allow device administrator to prevent Mobicip from being uninstalled. By activating device administrator will allow Mobicip several operations, you can allow or cancel this but I recommend not activate this due to its not too much necessary.

Mobicip device administrator
Mobicip device administrator

4. In this page, you will have to enable app blocking and restrictions by clicking on enable.

Allow accessibilty Service
Allow accessibility Service

5. By clicking on enable, you will be redirected and opened to turn on app blocking in accessibility from settings. So, to do that first enable Applock then Mobicip both.

Notice: By enabling Applock, browsing restrictions will be also enabled and no need to do it.


Finally, the Applock and restrictions have enabled successfully. Now give the smartphone to your child and let them browse and play games etc. If he/she browse anything that refers to adults then it will block automatically. Also, Mobicip blocks app which is downloaded from PlayStore or anywhere else from outside.

Setup parental controls
Site Restricted

There is no need to worry now because it blocks every adult or harming app or site. Apps will ask for the pin you had created. Start letting child….

That’s all, this was all about setup parental controls on android devices. Unfortunately, android devices don’t have parental controls by default as iOS have, that’s why I shared this with you.

So if you have any question during this or want to add something, share it by a comment.


How to Create Accessibility Shortcut on Android

In this article, I’m going to show you how to create accessibility shortcut on Android devices. Do you know what is accessibility shortcut and how to use it? If you don’t know, don’t worry about it Tactig will help to do this task.

What is Accessibility shortcut?

Accessibility shortcut is a feature on Android Devices and as well as iOS Devices. We have this feature on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, and many more Apple devices. On the Android devices, it’s not that much qualified or developed rather than iOS devices but we have some of them on Android. This feature is really good when you want to do something through a shortcut or an easy way.

Accessibility shortcut is a feature on Android Devices and as well as iOS Devices. We have this feature on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, and many more Apple devices. On the Android devices, it’s not that much qualified or developed rather than iOS devices but we have some of them on Android. This feature is really good when you want to do something through a shortcut or an easy way.

Follow this article to create accessibility shortcut in iOS devices.
For this task accessibility shortcut really work for this purpose. Following features are available when you create accessibility shortcut.

  • Direct Access
  • Accessibility
  • TalkBack
  • Negative Colors

What’s Direct Access?

Direct Access is a cool functionality of Android devices that allow the user to press the Home Key three times to open up the accessibility shortcut quickly.

What’s Accessibility?

Accessibility refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. Accessibility can be viewed as the “ability to access” and benefit from some system or entity. It means when you get access to something directly or indirectly that’s called accessibility.

What’s TalkBack?

TalkBack is one the another cool feature of Android that when you enable TalkBack, it will help those people how can’t see the device screen clearly so when you turned on this, your device provides spoken feedback to help blind and low-vision users. For instance, it describes what you touch, select, and activate.

What are Negative Colors?

By enabling Negative Colors, your device will change to a nice dark color and this is going to save your device battery life. To enable or disable Negative Colors, you have to go to Settings> Personalization> Accessibility> Vision. Scroll down until you get Negative Colors. Just from there you can enable or disable it.

Create Accessibility Shortcut on Android

When you enable this feature, you can quickly turn on accessibility features just in 2 steps.

  1. Press and hold the power key until you hear a sound or feel a vibration
  2. Press and hold with two fingers until you hear audio confirmation.

Note: If the device has multiple users, using this shortcut on the lock screen temporarily turns on accessibility until the device is unlocked.

To Enable Disable Accessibility shortcut, go to under instructions.

Step #1. Go to your mobile Settings.

Android Settings
Android Settings

Step #2. Find out Accessibility from Personalization Tab.


Step #3. Choose vision


Step #4. Now scroll down until you get Accessibility shortcut. Now Enable it by tapping on the small button at upper right-hand side.

Enable Accessibitly Shortcut
Enable Accessibility Shortcut

This was all about, how to create accessibility shortcut on Android devices.  If you faced any problem tell us below by comment, Feel free to tell us. we’re waiting for your suggestion.


How to Root Android Device With Computer Step by Step?

Rooting is the process of allowing users to alter or replace system applications and settings, run specialized applications that require administrator permissions or perform other operations that aren’t accessible in a normal Android user. For most of the users rooting is difficult and get sucked in many problems even sometimes they lose their files or destroy the phone. There are different ways to root your android device using softwares or with computer but in this guide we will show you how to root android device step by step.

Read more: Advantages and Disadvantages of Rooting

Root Android Device Step by Step

Before start rooting, download the root files from Samsung Root file and extract them on your computer.

Notice: Before rooting, perform a full backup of your device .

Step #1. Go to Settings>About Device>Tap 7 times Build Number, when the developer mode enabled goto Developer Options> Mark USB debugging.

Developer Options
Developer Options

Step #2. Now turn off your device completely, then hold down Power button, Home button, Volume down, simultaneously, when the phone screen appears press volume up to continue, it will enter the phone in downloading mode.

Downloading Mode
Downloading Mode

Step #3. Connect your device to your computer with USB cable and open Odin click on PDA and browse the CF-Auto-root or Samsung GalaxyS3US Canada and then click Start.

Note: If the CF-Auto-Root or Samsung GalaxyS3US Canada auto root doesn’t work then find the file .tars for your device model from here.


Note: You should see the yellow colour option in the ID:Com, if you don’t see install the Samsung USB driver in your computer.

Step #4. When the Process completed successfully, then your device will restart. After restarting, your device will be rooted successfully and you can find SuperSU app.

To check the device if rooted go to Playstore>Download Root Checker and open it then click Verify Root, it will check and verify the system and show the results on the screen.

Root Android Device
Android Rooted

That’s it. If you have any question regarding this feel free to ask.


How to Factory Reset Your Android Phone?

Is your device lock with a password or pattern? Is your device working slow or not working properly like crashing apps and other problems?

Here’s the solution all you need about your phone, your phone have the option to be fixed by a factory reset.

What’s Factory Reset?

A factory reset is a master reset which restore your device to its original form by erasing all information in the device. There are two ways to reset your device first you can do it from device if your device isn’t locked with password or pattern, to reset phone from the device: go to Settings>Backup & Reset>Factory Data Reset> Reset Phone>enter your password/pattern>Erase Everything and wait about 1 or 2 minutes to let the device reset and start but if you can’t access to your phone (if it is locked with pattern or password then read the following article.

What’s the difference between the hard reset and soft reset?

Hard reset” is a factory reset or master reset that restore your device to its original form by removing all data stored in the device, you can do it in order to unlock the device, make faster your phone, fix app crashing or other problems and “soft reset” clears memory cache to clean memory and close all application to free up memory or end up device hangups. It can be also done just by restarting your phone, they both soft reset and restarting are the same.

Factory Reset Your Android Phone

Before we start, power off your device completely or take off the battery for some seconds if its stuck and can’t be shut down.

1. Boot the device in recovery mode, press and hold (Home+Power+Volume Up) until the device enters into the recovery mode. Now navigate to wipe data/factory reset by volume down button then press the power button to select wipe data/factory reset, it will take you to another menu.

Note: By factory resetting your phone, it will remove all your phone data stored in it and make sure to have backup your phone before resetting.

If the keys above doesn’t work then make sure that you’re using the right keys for your device. You can find the right keys for your device down here.

  • For Samsung Galaxy S2: Home  + Volume Up + Volume Down
  • For Samsung Galaxy S3: Home  + Volume Up + Volume Down
  • For Samsung Galaxy S4: Home + Power + Volume Up
  • For Samsung Galaxy S5: Home + Power + Volume Up
  • For Samsung Galaxy S6: Home + Power + Volume Up
  • For Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Home + Power + Volume Up
  • For Nexus 7: Volume Up + Volume Down + Power
  • Motorola Droid X: Home + Power
  • For Devices with Camera buttons: Volume Up + Camera
  • For Acer Tablets: Power + Volume Up
Recovery Mode & Select Wipe data or Factory reset
Recovery Mode

2. Go down to Yes – delete all data) through volume down button then press the power button to select it.

Select Yes
Select Yes

When the reset finishes, just press the home button to reboot your phone and start it.

Setup Your Phone After Resetting

When the phone reboot now start setting up.

  • Click Next on the startup screen.
  • Turn on Wi-Fi than choose a wi-fi network.
  • Read End user license agreement and Samsung terms and conditions then mark it, and tap Yes below and click Next.
  • Sign into your Samsung account or create a new account if you want or tap skip.
  •  Sign into your Google account then click Next.
  •  Click Next to the Google and your location.
  •  Type your full name and click Next.
  •  Create your Dropbox account or Sign in or click Skip.
  •  Manage key features and click Next.
  •  Type a device name and click Finish to start using your phone.

That’s all if you have any question regarding this ask through comments.