Galaxy S23 How-to Guides

use One-Tap Editing in the Android 14 (One UI 6) update

How to use One-Tap Editing in the Android 14 (One UI 6) update?

use One-Tap Editing in the Android 14 (One UI 6) update

One-tap editing in Android 14 (One UI 6) allows you to quickly edit photos while viewing them in the Gallery app without switching to the Photo Editor.

This Android 14 (One UI 6) new features guide explains the functions and features of one-tap editing in One UI 6 and how to use the one-tap editing to create a 24-hr time-lapse video (scene relighting), remaster the photo, remove objects (object eraser), and apply portrait effects.

You can enjoy this new feature on your Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 after updating them to the Android 14 (One UI 6). This guide also … Read the rest

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enable and use Auto Scan to scan documents automatically on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21

How to enable and use Auto Scan to scan documents automatically on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21?

enable and use Auto Scan to scan documents automatically on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21

Auto Scan is a new camera feature in the Android 14 (One UI 6) update for Galaxy S23, S22, and S21. It allows you to scan the whole page of the document and corrects the distortion automatically.

This One UI 6 new features guide explains how to set up and use Auto Scan to scan documents on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 with the Android 14 (One UI 6) update. Some alternatives to Auto Scan are also discussed.

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How to Use the Drag and Drop with Two Hands Gesture on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 with Android 14 (One UI 6) update?

How to Use the Drag and Drop with Two Hands Gesture on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 with Android 14 (One UI 6) update?

Use the Drag and Drop with Two Hands Gesture on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 with Android 14 (One UI 6) update

With the latest Android 14 update, a new two-hand gesture, drag and drop with two hands, has been added, making it easier for users to drag and drop across multiple screens or apps. On Galaxy 23, S22, and S21 with One UI 6 (Android 14), you can use this two-hand gesture to drag and drop on the Home screen and Gallery app, move items in the Samsung Internet and Calendar apps, or copy files in the My Files app.

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create and use custom stickers on Galaxy S23, S22, S21, and S20

How to create and use custom stickers on Galaxy S23, S22, S21, and S20?

create and use custom stickers on Galaxy S23, S22, S21, and S20

You can use stickers to decorate your photos by overlaying custom stickers, word art, shapes, dates tamps, emojis, AR emojis, and images over them.

Android 14 (One UI 6) lets you create custom stickers using the Image Clipper.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide explains what custom stickers are, how to create them with Image Clipper and Sticker Maker, how to use them to decorate your photos and pictures in the Gallery app, and how to manage them.

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use Image Clipper on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 with Android 14 update (One UI 6)

How to use Image Clipper on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 with Android 14 update (One UI 6)?

use Image Clipper on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 with Android 14 update (One UI 6)

Image Clipper automatically detects objects in the foreground of pictures and photos and lets you save these objects as images or stickers. You can also share/paste the clipped image to other apps.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide explains what Image Clipper is, the new features of Image Clipper in One UI 6 (Android 14) update, and how to use this feature on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21. Frequently asked questions about using the Image Clipper were also answered in this guide.

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Enable and Use Quick Settings Instant Access on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 with Android 14 Update

How to Enable and Use Quick Settings Instant Access on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 with Android 14 Update?

Enable and Use Quick Settings Instant Access on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 with Android 14 Update

Quick Settings Instant Access on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 with Android 14 (One UI 6) update allows you to use the quick settings directly by swiping down once from the right of the status bar.

This One UI 6 (Android 14 update) guide explains what the Quick Settings Instant Access is, how to enable and disable it, and how to use it on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21.

As one of the new features of One UI 6 (Android 14 update) on Samsung Galaxy devices, Quick Settings Instant Access is available on all Samsung Galaxy devices with Android 14 … Read the rest

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camera widget on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 with the Android 14 update

How to use the camera widget on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 with the Android 14 update?

 camera widget on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 with the Android 14 update

The camera widget is a new feature introduced in the Android 14 update (One UI 6) for Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 to help you launch the camera in the desired camera mode instantly.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide explains what the camera widget is, how to add the camera widgets to the Home screen, and how to configure and customize the camera widget.

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new features of Android 14 update (One UI 6) for Galaxy S23, S22, and S21

Top 20 new features of Android 14 update (One UI 6) for Galaxy S23, S22, and S21

new features of Android 14 update (One UI 6) for Galaxy S23, S22, and S21

On October 30, 2023, Samsung started to roll out the Android 14 update (One UI 6) for Galaxy S23. By the end of the year, the Android 14 update for Galaxy S23 should be available in most regions. In the coming months, Galaxy S22 will start to receive this Android 14 update (One UI 6) in most regions. Android 14 update for the Galaxy S21 series will very likely be available from Q1 2024.

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Use Galaxy S23 Navigation Gestures

When and How to Use Galaxy S23 Navigation Gestures?

When and How to Use Galaxy S23 Navigation Gestures?

Samsung offered both navigation systems on Galaxy S23: navigation buttons (navigation bar) and navigation gestures. By default, Galaxy S23 uses navigation buttons to keep it consistent with all previous Galaxy phones. But you can easily switch to Galaxy S23 navigation gestures whenever you want.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide explains the differences between Galaxy S23 navigation gestures and navigation buttons, the two types/styles of Galaxy S23 navigation gestures, and how to switch to and customize Galaxy S23 navigation gestures with NavStar (Good Lock). Finally, a cheatsheet of frequently used Galaxy S23 navigation gestures is included.

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How to use Gallery Widget to Show Photos, Albums, and Stories on the Home Screen of Galaxy S23, S22, S21, and S20?

use Gallery Widget to Show Photos, Albums, and Stories on the Home Screen of Galaxy S23, S22, S21, and S20

The Gallery Widget, previously known as the Picture Frame widget, lets you show any of your photos, stories, and albums on the Home screen of Galaxy S23, S22, S21, and S20. The selected photos will be updated automatically every few seconds when the screen is active.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide explains how to use the Gallery Widget to Show Photos, Albums, and Stories on the Home Screen of Galaxy S23, S22, S21, and S20, how to select photos, how to manage and resize the widget on the home screen, and how to use stackable widgets to add multiple copies … Read the rest

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Galaxy S23 Developer Options Explained

Galaxy S23 Developer Options Explained

Galaxy S23 Developer Options Explained

Galaxy S23 developer options offer not only testing options for app developers but also many high-level customizations for Galaxy S23 users.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide explains new entries of Galaxy S23 developer options and the meaning of all Galaxy S23 developer options entries to help you understand the meaning and usage of Galaxy S23 developer options.

This guide applies to all Galaxy S23 models: Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra. It also applies to other Galaxy phones with Android 13 (One UI 5.1), e.g., Galaxy S22, S21, and S20.

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developer options on Galaxy S23

How to enable, disable, and use developer options on Galaxy S23?

enable, disable, and use developer options on Galaxy S23

Like on other Android devices, developer options on Galaxy S23 allow you not only to test options for new apps but also to customize Galaxy S23. You may also use developer options on Galaxy S23 to enhance Galaxy S23 security.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide explains what you can do with the developer options on Galaxy S23, how to enable and disable Galaxy S23 developer options, and how to use developer options on Galaxy S23.

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customize ringtones on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21

How to customize ringtones on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21?

customize ringtones on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21

You can customize ringtones on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 to quickly identify who is calling or messaging you. If you use multiple devices or are in a crowded environment with many Samsung phones, you can quickly know whether your phone rings if you customize ringtones on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21 instead of using the default ringtone, which is common for most Samsung Galaxy phones.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide explains the benefits of customizing ringtones on Galaxy S23, S22, and S21, the features related to customizing ringtones on Galaxy phones, how to use your own music or sound … Read the rest

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Secure Galaxy S23

How to Secure Galaxy S23?

Secure Galaxy S23

It is of utmost importance to secure Galaxy S23 phone in order to safeguard your sensitive data and maintain your privacy.

As smartphones become an increasingly integral part of our daily lives, so does the need for heightened security. With the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks and hacking, it is more important than ever to take steps to secure Galaxy S23 to protect your personal data, regardless of the usage of the phone, for work, for personal use, or both,

In this Galaxy S23 how-to guide, we will discuss the top 10 tips and strategies to help you secure Galaxy … Read the rest

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Galaxy S23 Navigation Buttons and Navigation Bar: A Concise Guide

Galaxy S23 navigation buttons and navigation bar

Galaxy S23 navigation buttons (and the navigation bar) are still the default navigation option. Of course, you can switch to navigation gestures at any time.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide explains the meaning of Galaxy S23 navigation buttons, their usage, and the customization of the navigation bar on Galaxy S23.

Although Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra are substantially different, the navigation settings are identical on all three models. So, this guide applies to all of the Galaxy S23 models. On Galaxy S23 and many other Galaxy phones, you can also choose to use navigation gestures.

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Galaxy S23 vs. S23+ vs. S23 Ultra: what are the differences, and what are common?

Galaxy S23 vs. S23+ vs. S23 Ultra: what are the differences, and what are common?

The Samsung Galaxy S23 is a new smartphone that was released in February 2023. It has a number of new features that make it a great choice for users who are looking for a powerful and versatile device. There are 3 models under the Galaxy S23 product line: Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23Ultra.

So, what are the differences between Galaxy S23 vs. S23+ vs. S23 Ultra? And What are the common in Galaxy S23 vs. S23+ vs. S23 Ultra?

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How to use Camera Assistant on Galaxy S23, S22, S21, and S20?

Camera Assistant on Galaxy S23, S22, S21, and S20

You can use Camera Assistant on Galaxy S23, S22, S21, and S20 to access more camera settings (in addition to the standard Galaxy S23 camera settings). For example, you can choose to take multiple photos when using the timer.

This Galaxy S23 camera guide explains what the Camera Assistant is, two ways to install it, how to use it, and the meaning of each entry of the Camera Assistant on Galaxy S23, S22, S21, and S20.

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How to use Battery Widget on Galaxy S23, S22, S21, and S20?

 use Battery Widget on Galaxy S23, S22, S21, and S20

The Battery Widget was introduced in Galaxy S23. You can use the battery widget to quickly check the battery levels of connected Bluetooth devices.

With the One UI 5.1 update, Samsung added the battery widget to Galaxy S22, S21, and S20. It works identically on all these devices.

This Galaxy S23 new features guide explains what the battery widget is, how to add the battery widget to the Home screen of Galaxy S23, S22, and S20, and how to use and manage this widget.

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Galaxy S23 Camera Settings Explained

Galaxy S23 Camera Settings Explained

Galaxy S23 Camera Settings Explained

Mastering Galaxy S23 Camera Settings will help you take better photos and videos and get the full advantages of the Galaxy S23 camera. The default Galaxy S23 Camera settings (with the default camera mode) are good enough in most scenarios.

Tweaking the Galaxy 23 Camera Settings, simply lets the camera meet your special needs.

This Galaxy S23 Camera guide explains everything you need to know in the Galaxy S23 Camera Settings and shows you how to use them properly.

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Meaning of status icons and notification icons on Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra

Meaning of status icons and notification icons on Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra

You need to understand the meaning of the Galaxy S23 status icons and notification icons, which alert you to some critical information about the phone’s status, including battery level, signal strength, connectivity status, and notifications from some apps, to avoid some issues and use the phone effectively.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide first explains the differences between Galaxy S23 status icons and notification icons, then explains the meaning of Galaxy S23 status icons and notification icons in Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra. These status icons and notification icons are grouped into 8 categories so that you can easily find … Read the rest

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Master Galaxy S23 Camera app

Master Galaxy S23 Camera  App

To fully benefit from the latest camera technology in Galaxy S23, you should master the Galaxy S23 Camera app.

This Galaxy S23 camera guide explains all 19 items you need to know about the Galaxy S23 Camera app interface (UI). The meaning and usage of these items are included so that you can let Galaxy S23 shoot what you want with the Galaxy S23 Camera app.

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5G Support on Galaxy S23 Explained: 5G NR, NSA, SA, mmWave, and Sub-6

5G Support on Galaxy S23 Explained: 5G NR, NSA, SA, mmWave, and Sub-6

Recently, some Galaxy S23 owners in the US noticed the sealed micro SD card slot on the right side of Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra. It actually is for the 5G mmWave antenna, which is available only in the US models. And Galaxy S23 supports mmWave 5G only in the US models. This makes many Galaxy S23 owners even more confused about the 5G terms.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide explains the 5G support on Galaxy S23 and the confusing 5G-related terms, including NSA, SA, sub-6, and mmWave in plain words.

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Using the SIM Card on Galaxy S23: A Definitive Guide

Using the SIM Card on Galaxy S23

You need to add and use the SIM card on Galaxy S23 to make phone calls and use mobile data.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide explains everything you need to know about using the SIM card on Galaxy S23: the supported SIM card on Galaxy S23, eSIM vs physical SIM cards, how to insert and replace the SIM card on Galaxy S23, how to use two SIM cards on Galaxy S23, how to check network status, how to set the network mode on Galaxy S23, and how to use SIM manager on Galaxy S23.

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How to charge Galaxy S23 battery properly?

 charge Galaxy S23 battery properly

The battery life can be extended considerably if you charge Galaxy S23 battery properly.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide explains the proper way to charge Galaxy S23 battery to maximize the battery life, the charging methods for Galaxy S23 battery and how to use them, how to disable fast charging and fast wireless charging on Galaxy S23, and when you should enable Protect Battery to extend the battery life. Finally, frequently asked questions on how to charge Galaxy S23 battery properly are answered.

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How to migrate data to Galaxy S23?

migrate data to Galaxy S23

Most Galaxy S23 owners got Galaxy S23 to replace or upgrade the old phone. So, it is important to know how to migrate data to Galaxy S23 from your old phone, which can be an Android phone or an iPhone.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide explains the advantages of Smart Switch for transferring data to Galaxy S23, the connection method to migrate data to Galaxy S23, and the steps to migrate data to Galaxy S23 with Smart Switch. The guide also covers what data can be migrated to Galaxy S23 and what cannot.

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Layout of Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra

Layout of Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra

Understanding the layout of Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra is essential for using the phone effectively and properly.

This Galaxy S23 how-to guide explains the layout of Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra and elaborates on the functions and features of each part so that you can fully understand your Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra. Some advice on using and maintaining the part is also explained.

The layout of Galaxy S23 and S23+ is almost identical (the major difference is the screen size). However, Galaxy S23 Ultra has a considerably different layout.

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