Galaxy S7 Settings is a special app for you to adjust system settings for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. This is similar to other Android phones.
So, it is almost certain tghat you will access and use Galaxy S7 Settings sooner or later.
This page shows you how to access Galaxy S7 Settings, how to use search feature in Galaxy S7 Settings and how to customize quick settings in Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge.
This guide applies to both Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, although in the text, only Galaxy S7 Settings (not Galaxy S7 edge Settings) is used.
How to access Galaxy S7 Settings?
You can access Galaxy S7 Settings in two different methods. The outcome is identical.
Method 1: access Galaxy S7 Settings from notification panel
In the Galaxy S7 notification panel, you can then tap the Gear icon as shown below to access Galaxy S7 Settings.
This method is usually faster than the second method mentioned below.
Method 2: access Galaxy S7 Settings from Apps screen
You can also access Galaxy S7 Settings from Galaxy S7 Apps screen.
In Galaxy S7 apps screen, tap the Settings icon as shown below to access Galaxy S7 settings.
Tap the icon similarly as shown below to launch the Settings app.
How to use Galaxy S7 Settings?
All user-accessible system settings can be accessed from Galaxy S7 Settings as shown below.
On the top right of Galaxy S7 Settings page, you can find Search button as shown below.
You can tap the Search button to search items among Galaxy S7 Settings. The search is limited to settings entries.
The first part in the page is quick settings section. You can put frequently used settings items (up to 9) here so that you can access them without scrolling down. Please refer to next section on how to customize quick settings section.
Below quick settings, you can find all Settings entries for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge.
Samsung tried to categorize the settings entries into 5 groups:
- Connections related settings. All icons in this group are in light blue. You can find settings related to WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC and mobile network here.
- Application and Smart manager (dark blue).
- Device settings (orange).
- Customization and accounts (yellow).
- System (green).
How to customize quick settings in Galaxy S7 Settings?
You can customize the quick settings section in Galaxy S7 Settings page.
Tap EDIT button as shown above.
You can then select or de-select items for quick settings section as shown above by tapping the item.
Galaxy S7 allows up to 9 items in quick settings section.
The number of selected items are displayed in top right corner as shown above.
If you try to select one more item after 9 items were selected, you will get a pop-out message as shown below.
Unable to add items. Maximum number of quick settings items (9) reached,
If you need the new item, you have to deselect one of the selected item.
Once you finish the selection, tap Edit quick settings button in the top as shown below to return.
You can also tap Back button to return.
For example, if you select 9 items, you can now see the new quick settings section as shown below.
Please do NOT confuse this quick settings section with quick settings buttons in Galaxy S7 notification panel. They are totally unrelated.
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For other guides on using Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, please check Galaxy S7 online manual page.
For detailed Galaxy S7 how-to guides, please check Galaxy S7 how-to guides page.