You can use Galaxy S10 quick setting buttons to quickly turn on or turn off some features without opening Galaxy S10 Settings, or any apps.
The first a few quick setting buttons are also available in the notification panel, like in other Android phones.
This Galaxy S10 how-to guide explains how Galaxy S10 quick setting buttons may improve your productivity, the two ways to access quick setting buttons, how to use quick setting buttons, and how to manage quick setting buttons on Galaxy S10, S10e, S10+, and S10 5G.
What are the Galaxy S10 quick setting buttons?
Galaxy S10 quick setting buttons allow you to turn on and turn off some frequently used features quickly without opening the Galaxy S10 Settings page.
By default, on the top of the Galaxy S10 notification panel, there is one row of quick setting buttons. They are the first a few of the quick setting buttons.
You can access more quick setting buttons in a dedicated panel.
Since Android Pie, Google removed the dialogue options for quick setting buttons.
So in Galaxy s10, the quick setting buttons are simple to enable or to disable specific features/functions. Of course, if you long tap the button, you will be directed to the corresponding Galaxy S10 Settings page.
In Galaxy S10 quick setting buttons panel, you can also change the display brightness settings.
Samsung may also add new buttons into the quick setting buttons when some new features are added. For example, in Galaxy S10 September 2019 update, the Link to Windows button was added.
How to access Galaxy S10 quick setting buttons?
As mentioned, you can access part (first a few) of quick setting buttons in the Galaxy S10 notification panel.
If you want to access all quick setting buttons, there are two ways to access them:
- Swipe down twice from the status bar (swipe down from the notification panel).
- Swipe down once with two fingers from the status bar.
The result of these two methods are identical: they will bring you to the dedicated Galaxy S10 quick setting buttons page so that you can use all quick setting buttons and manage them.
As illustrated below, you can swipe down from the status bar to open the notification panel.
Then, you can swipe down again to access the quick setting buttons as shown below.
The second method requires you to swipe down from the status bar with two fingers as illustrated below.
When using some apps, the status bar may be hidden. In these cases, you can just swipe down from the top of the screen without seeing the status bar.
How to use Galaxy S10 quick setting buttons?
Quick setting buttons accept two touchscreen gestures:
- Tap (single tap) to turn on or turn off the corresponding feature.
- Tap and hold (long tap) to open the corresponding Galaxy S10 Settings page.
Please note, some buttons do not have a settings page. If you tap and hold (long tap) these buttons, … Read the rest