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  1. vgjfelix

    vgjfelix Well-Known Member

    Hello all,

    I am starting a series of videos that will focus on hints and tips for using the Galaxy S4 called Basics. These are (non-rooted phone) tips with each video around 1-2 minutes long and designed to focus on a single topic. So might be very obvious, some might be a little more advanced and others are neat little tricks and different approaches that you never knew existed.

    I have previously done very successful videos on the Asus Transformer Prime (150 videos) and the Nexus 7 (100 videos). Here are a few videos just to give you a flavour of my work.

    1: How to reorder notification buttons
    [Youtube]AKW5USZ0IKA[/Youtube]

    2. Long press Notification Buttons
    [Youtube]hoBv4_AStQA[/Youtube]

    3. How to put Apps on Your Lockscreen
    [Youtube]IbMHU20UX0Q[/Youtube]

    I hope you find them useful and I will certainly be adding more in the weeks/months to come ;)

    Rob - vgjfelix

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  2. marine one

    marine one Well-Known Member

    Number 3 was a help. Thanks!
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  3. m3incorp

    m3incorp Well-Known Member

    I like the style of your videos, short and to the point. Thanks.
  4. star444

    star444 Member

    I second that! I sometimes have a short attention span, so these were perfect! Keep up the good work. :congrats:
  5. vgjfelix

    vgjfelix Well-Known Member

    Here's the first of my regular updates.

    In this tip I show you how to setup a page on your lockscreen that either includes a whole host of applications that you can choose, or a camera launcher page.

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  6. vgjfelix

    vgjfelix Well-Known Member

    Just in case you're not sure to do this on an SG4: How to take a screenshot

    [Youtube]4JzhI9ODgpE[/Youtube]
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  7. Goodspike

    Goodspike Well-Known Member

    It was interesting, but I can't imagine not having any security on a smartphone (no password)

    Too bad they can't allow you the choice to have a few apps that don't require a password.
  8. star444

    star444 Member

    Very nice. I'm enjoying your videos!

    There is a second method that can be used to take a screenshot on the Galaxy S4. Enable "Palm Motion" under the "My Device" settings tab. You can then swipe your palm across the screen to capture a screenshot.

    Here's a link to an article about it:

    Samsung Galaxy S4: How to take a screenshot
  9. SebaKL

    SebaKL Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the tutorials. Perhaps should make it a sticky topic, for S4 beginners.

    I don't mean to cut steam on your afford. But for the future use, of other new S4 users, here is another great resource, of all the little things you might not know your S4 could do.

    25 Samsung Galaxy S4 Hidden Features
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  10. vgjfelix

    vgjfelix Well-Known Member

    Cheers, I'll probably use this as a source for making more videos to be honest :)
  11. vgjfelix

    vgjfelix Well-Known Member

    A bit of a peculiar one this. Here's how to turn off the earphone notification dock on the SG4:

    [Youtube]dp8H4T0bEo0[/Youtube]
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  12. vgjfelix

    vgjfelix Well-Known Member

    Just in case you don't know the difference between creating homescreen folders via the default Touch Wiz launcher and other popular launchers.

    [Youtube]6pgLDG3fEx8[/Youtube]
  13. SebaKL

    SebaKL Well-Known Member

    That looks like an IKEA table :)
  14. vgjfelix

    vgjfelix Well-Known Member

    It's funny you should mention that because I had the exact same comment from someone else about a year ago when I did use an IKEA table! But not anymore, it's a large office desk.
  15. vgjfelix

    vgjfelix Well-Known Member

    Here's how to adjust the duration of the Touch Key Lights:

    [Youtube]GHomqbIS4pY[/Youtube]
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  16. vgjfelix

    vgjfelix Well-Known Member

    A little out of sequence but this is an important tip so I wanted to get it live. How to install and use flash:

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  17. S Chonson

    S Chonson Well-Known Member

    When I watch stuff in Dolphin Browser, I get sound but no video.
  18. vgjfelix

    vgjfelix Well-Known Member

    I'm afraid flash is always going to be a bit hit and miss on android browsers so you might have to try another browser. Sorry.
  19. vgjfelix

    vgjfelix Well-Known Member

    In this one, how to change, errrr, vibration settings:

    [Youtube]hqfHxGTE-mU[/Youtube]
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  20. ron316

    ron316 VIP Member VIP Member

    awsome videosthanks for the info
  21. vgjfelix

    vgjfelix Well-Known Member

    Here's how to enable developer mode:

    [Youtube]lxG3NmffFvE[/Youtube]
  22. vgjfelix

    vgjfelix Well-Known Member

    As always. When I complete 10 hints and tips videos, I turn them into a collection. The first 10 SGS4 tips, back-to-back:

    [Youtube]KcML8eamKQA[/Youtube]
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  23. vgjfelix

    vgjfelix Well-Known Member

    In this video I show you how to get to some jellybean easter eggs and I'm giving away an Android Plushy doll!

  24. beowulf7

    beowulf7 Well-Known Member

    Thanks, that was nice to see the 10 tips all back-to-back. :cool:
  25. speedlever

    speedlever Well-Known Member

    Shameless reply for the Android give-away! ;)

    I really do like your video presentations. Very succinct, clear, and to the point.

    Well done.
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