If music apps on your Galaxy phone or tablet are not allowed to run in the background, your audio may stop if the phone or app goes to sleep. Whether you’re streaming music from third-party apps like Spotify, using Samsung earbuds, or listening directly to audio files on your phone, you’ll need to update your sleeping apps settings to prevent this from happening.
This audio stopping can happen due to entering the power-saving mode, or the music application version has become unstable, which may occur after the update. To fix it the music player keeps pausing automatically, the following troubleshooting will help you.
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Note: Available menu options and settings may vary by the phone or tablet, and software version.
Adjust the Battery settings.
- Open Settings, and then tap Apps.
- Select the app you want to prevent from sleeping, and then tap Battery.
- Make sure the switch next to Allow background activity is turned on.
Remove the app from Sleeping apps.
- Alternatively, you can open Settings, and then search for and select Sleeping apps.
- Tap the Delete icon (the trash can) in the upper right-hand corner, and then choose your desired apps.
- Tap Remove to delete it from your Sleeping app list.
Change the Power mode.
- Apps may be closing in the background depending on the selected Power mode.
- Open Settings, and then search for and select Power mode.
- Adjust the Power mode to Optimized.
Adjust the Data saver settings.
You can choose which apps will still run even when the Data saver is on.
- Navigate to Settings.
- Then search for and select the Allow app while the Data saver is on.
- Tap Allow app while the Data saver is on again.
- And then tap the switch next to the music app you want to keep running.
If you have a data limit set, you will need to adjust the limit for the music app.
- Navigate to Settings and select Apps.
- Tap All, and then tap the app you want to keep running.
- Tap Mobile data.
- Then tap the switch next to the Allow app while the Data saver is on.
Adjust playback options.
If the issue remains, you can:
- Check the music app’s playback options in the app’s Settings menu.
- Contact the app’s developer for more information.
Here’s how to switch your Galaxy buds between your phone and tablet
If you own a pair of Galaxy Buds, you might want to use them with both your phone and tablet. But how do you switch between the two devices without having to manually disconnect and reconnect them? Don’t worry, you can do that as Samsung offers a function for Galaxy devices named “Auto switch to other devices”.
The Auto switch to other devices function allows your Galaxy Buds to automatically connect to the phone or tablet you’re using when you start a call or play media. This way, you don’t have to worry about missing a call or pausing your music when you switch devices. You can enjoy seamless audio across your Samsung devices.
To use this feature, you need to sign in to the same Samsung account on both your phone and tablet. This feature may vary depending on your device, so make sure you have the latest software update on both devices. You also need to enable Bluetooth on both devices and pair your Galaxy Buds with them.
To enable the auto switch feature, follow these steps:
- Tap on Earbuds settings.
- Tap on the Auto switch to other devices option
- Toggle on the switch, next to the devices you want to use with the auto switch.
That’s it! Now you can enjoy using your Galaxy Buds with both your phone and tablet without any issue. You can also disable the auto switch feature anytime by following the same steps and toggling off the switch.
Here’s how to add transitional effects on lock screen of your Samsung device
Samsung offers a bundle of features for lock screen customization on your Galaxy smartphone. In addition to the wallpaper, you can now add transition effects for lock screen wallpapers, all thanks to the Samsung Wonderland Good Lock module.
The new update of Samsung Wonderland added a new type of wallpaper that includes captivating transition effects when the user turns on the screen. It allows users to customize their experience by setting different wallpapers with transitions.
How to add transitional effects on the lock screen?
To apply the transition effect lock screen wallpaper, you just need to follow a few steps given below.
- Open Samsusng Wonderland app.
- Tap on the “Create your different lock screen effect” option.
- Select any one transitional wallpaper for the lock screen. You can also select it from the Gallery app.
- Now tap on the Set as Wallpaper option and it is done.
However, you can customize the transition effects type, Speed, thickness, Brightness, and Grayscale of the lock screen, just need to tap on the Edit option ahead of Set as wallpaper.
Here’s how to use Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 ‘Water Lock Mode’
Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 offers a remarkable feature named Water Lock Mode. It prevents unintended interactions while submerged in water. This feature is a valuable addition, ensuring seamless functionality and peace of mind while wearing the Galaxy Watch 4 in the water.
There are two simple methods to activate Water Lock Mode on the Galaxy Watch 4. The first involves a quick swipe down to access the Quick Settings Panel, followed by tapping the Water Mode icon.
Alternatively, users can enable this mode through the device’s Settings menu by selecting “Advanced Features” and toggling on the “Water Lock” option. Once enabled, Water Lock Mode renders the touchscreen inactive, shielding the watch from accidental touches underwater.
To deactivate Water Lock Mode, users can press and hold the home key. The watch emits sounds to expel water from the speaker, while a gentle shake eliminates any moisture from the pressure sensor.