[Article first published on October 16, 2020]
It is most important to clean commonly touched surfaces due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As our hands need to be sanitized regularly but we also have to sanitize our smartphone. One type of surface which is regularly touched by us is our phone’s display.
Our smartphone’s touch screen can be cleaned by disinfecting wipes but we can take a look at the view of smartphone makers. Cleaning your phone is as important as washing your hands and it may also help you to stay away from most infectious diseases.
The World Health Organization (WHO) suggests that, with the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is most important to wash your hands regularly, beware of touching any surface, clean commonly touched surfaces, and stay at home when we are sick.
“Touch screens on our devices are an often overlooked source of microbes that can be brought into our personal space,” noted Dr. David Westenberg, associate professor of biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
For the device that spends the better part of the day with you, here are some safe and effective ways to clean your Galaxy smartphone.
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Samsung shares top 3 tips for Galaxy Z Flip 4, Fold 4 and Buds 2 Pro users [Sports]
Samsung understands the importance of games and sports in everyone one’s life, therefore shared some useful tips to make the most out of every sports event with Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Flip 4, and Galaxy Buds 2 Pro devices.
No matter whether you’re watching a game at home, on the road, or on-site, Samsung devices can help you uncover and amplify the excitement of any game. Here are some useful tips on how you can fully enjoy gameplay with your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4, Flip 4, and Buds 2 Pro.
Capture Your Game Day Experiences Better, From Every Angle:
With Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4, you can share all the game day highlights in vivid detail. It offers you FlexCam so that you can enjoy hands-free capture by folding your device to serve as a tripod.
When an unexpected moment arises during the game, you can take a high-resolution selfie without even opening your device with Quick Shot to capture every reaction, memory, and expression in high quality.
Get Fully Immersed in the Action with A Powerful Display:
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 lets you open up a whole new world of viewing experiences, so you can do more with your device while watching games on your smartphone.
It brings every detail to life with the 7.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2x Main Display 2 to ensure you never miss a moment of the action, while the edge-to-edge display provides a truly immersive, uninterrupted viewing experience.
In addition, you can use the foldable display to connect with other fans while watching the game, without disrupting the game. Watch a game on one half of your display while using the other half to chat with friends, check updates on social, or call someone to chat about that last game.
Add the Ultimate in Listening Technologies to Your Watching Experience:
From the roar of the crowd to the cheers of the announcers, no game is complete without the sounds that accompany it. When watching on your device, your Galaxy Buds 2 Pro with Hi-Fi 24bit audio can help you sense the real atmosphere of game day and make you feel like you’re right there.
Thanks to Intelligent 360 Audio and Direct Multi-Channel, these earbuds not only deliver a truly immersive experience that matches the movement of your head, but they also cut out any distractions with advanced Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) so that you can focus on the sounds that really matter at the moment.
How to record ASMR videos in Samsung Galaxy phones
ASMR videos are a popular trend on social media platforms nowadays. These are satisfying videos that people love watching. But have you ever tried creating such videos but got failed due to a lack of knowledge? Well, Samsung is here with some tips and tricks to let Galaxy users record good ASMR videos.
ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) videos contain audio effects that activate a tingling sensation for some people and help them relax or sleep. Since these are very popular among social media users, many people try to create one to gain popularity.
From baking to unboxing a new phone, you can create an ASMR video of any object, you just need a perfect setup to record one. Meanwhile, Samsung has recently shared an ASMR video along with tips on setting up your flagship Galaxy phone’s microphones.
Samsung recommends using Pro Video mode to make such videos as it allows you to control the videos you create through the personalization settings. If you also need some idea on how to capture one, do check the steps below. This will surely help you record the right audio for your ASMR videos on a Samsung Galaxy phone.
How to record ASMR videos on Samsung:
Make sure to set up in a quiet room to ignore background sound and place your phone on a stand/tripod to limit camera shake.
- Open the Camera of your Samsung phone.
- Scroll right for the More option.
- Tap Pro Video mode.
- Select the Rear mic option.
- Adjust your decibel levels accordingly.
- Finally, record your video.
Before you start recording, test the captured sound on various in-built microphone options, Omni, Front, Rear, or External microphone sources through USB or Bluetooth. You can then adjust the decibels (dB) accordingly to help improve focus and reduce background noise on your voice or featured products.
Here’s how you can change cover picture of your Samsung Gallery Albums
Samsung Gallery app lets you view, edit, and manage your pictures, videos, and albums right on your Galaxy device. However, besides using such common features, you can also change the Samsung Gallery Album’s cover picture.
By default, the album overview on Samsung devices always uses the latest image in the album as the cover. However, it may also happen that the cover photo is not placed properly and is spoiling the look of your Gallery or you do not want the latest image of your specific album to show on the cover.
To get rid of this, Samsung provides its Galaxy customers the ability to change the cover photo of the albums. This image you set as a cover picture will be always displayed even when a new picture comes to that album.
It’s very easy to change the cover photo of any album on your Samsung smartphone. If you don’t like it, you can replace it or go for the default picture as well. Below you can find the method on how to perform this function.
How to change Samsung Gallery album Cover picture:
- First of all, open the Samsung Gallery app on your smartphone.
- Now tap and hold the album you want to change the cover image.
- Tap on the three-dot Menu and then the “Change cover image” option from the pop-up.
- Select the image you want to add as a cover picture.
- Once you tap on the image, you can adjust the part of that image and the selected section will appear as the cover picture.
- Finally, tap on the Apply option and it’s done.