Things to Remember about Your Galaxy Note - dummies

Things to Remember about Your Galaxy Note

By Dan Gookin

Part of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Here’s an assortment of handy, time-saving tricks to keep in mind to boost your productivity (or your hopeless addiction to your new Galaxy Note 3 phone):

  • Lock the phone when you’re on a call: Press the Power Lock button. The screen goes dark; the touchscreen is off. That way, you can talk without fear that something will touch the screen to mess things up.

  • Dictation! You can speak into the phone as an effective and quick alternative to using the onscreen keyboard. Just look for the Microphone icon.

  • Activate both the predictive text and keyboard swipe features for rapid text entry.

  • Press and hold a key on the onscreen keyboard to confirm that your stubby fingers have selected the correct character.

  • Spread your fingers to zoom into a web page, where it’s much easier to tap (choose) links.

  • Quickly put the Galaxy Note into Vibration mode by pressing the Volume Down button until the phone jiggles.

  • When downloading updates or new apps, or for faster web browsing, activate the Galaxy Note’s Wi-Fi.

  • Use Google Now to control the phone with your voice or search the Internet.