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The Samsung Galaxy S III is one of the hottest smartphones on the market, and with good reason. The phone is jam-packed with awesome features.

Did you just get yourself a Galaxy S III? If you’re not used to such an advanced phone, it might be a difficult adjustment. Out Galaxy S III Cheat Sheet is just what you need to get accustomed to using your hot new phone. If you find our tips and trick cheat sheet to be helpful, take a moment and share it with your friends!

Here is a text version of the Samsung Galaxy S III Tips And Trick Cheat Sheet:

Quick Tips from Samsung

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  • Share Shot: this camera mode lets you share photos with multiple users simultaneously.
  • An LED indicator can alert you to a missed call/message/incoming notifications: Settings -> LED Indicator.
  • Smart Stay: Settings -> Display -> Smart Stay. Lets camera sense when you are facing the screen, keeping it on regardless of the screen timeout settings.

Hide Unused Apps in the App Drawer

  1. Open the App Drawer.
  2. Tap the menu Button and select Hide Applications.
  3. Select apps you want to hide.
  4. Tap Done.

Note: to bring them back, go to Menu and select Show hidden applications.

Smart Motion Gestures

(Location: Settings->Motion)

  • Direct Call: While texting someone, put the phone to your ear to call that person.
  • Smart Alert: Once you pick up the phone, it will remind you of any missed notifications.
  • Tap to Top: Tap above the earpiece on the device to go to the top of a list.
  • Tilt to Zoom: Tilt the device towards you to zoom in; tilt away to zoom out.
  • Pan to Move Icons: Hold an icon and move your device to the left or right.
  • Pan to Browse Images: Hold a zoomed image or web page and move the device in any direction to pan around.
  • Shake to Update: Shake the device while in Bluetooth/an app/email to get updates/refresh.
  • Turn Over to Mute: Turn the phone over to mute a notification or an incoming call alert.
  • Palm Swipe Capture: Swipe the side of your palm across the screen to take a screenshot.
  • Palm Touch Mute: Hold your hand flat on the screen to mute sounds or pause a video.

Share files via S Beam

(To enable it go to: Settings->More Settings and select S Beam (make sure that NFC is ON). The NFC stans for Near Field Communication.

  1. Navigate to the file you want to send to another Galaxy SIII.
  2. Hold the back of your Galaxy SIII up to the back of another Galaxy SIII.
  3. Tap to “beam” when asked to.

Battery-saving Tips

  • Turn off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS when you’re not using them.
  • Lower the screen brightness: Settings -> Display -> Brightness.
  • Decrease the screen timeout: Settings -> Display -> Screen timeout.
  • Avoid live wallpapers.
  • Turn on power-saving settings: Settings -> Power saving
  • Adjust email settings: Settings -> account name ->Email check frequency (the less, the longer your battery life).

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