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Samsung Android 12 Mobile continuity features with One UI 4.0



Samsung Android 12 One UI 4.0 Mobile Continuity

Samsung’s Android 12 based One UI 4.0 update has reached many Galaxy devices. Some people must have waited for its arrival on their phone and checked its features as soon as it arrived. However, there are some people who don’t know about the features of One UI 4 yet. We have brought a new tip for those people.

In this article, we’ll see how to use Mobile continuity features on your Samsung Galaxy device running on Android 12-based One UI 4.0 software system. So, Samsung Android 12 Mobile continuity includes three functionalities, which are as follows:

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  • Continue apps on other devices: It allows you to resume what you were doing on your Galaxy phone, tablet, or another device, thus, letting users freely switch between two devices.
  • Link to Windows: It permits you to mirror notifications and texts from your phone to Windows. Basically, the service takes everything you can do on your smartphone and brings it into the convenience and familiarity with your PC.
  • Samsung Dex: It lets you expand the desktop computing experience by wirelessly connecting your smartphone to a smart display and adding a keyboard and mouse.

Samsung Android 12 One UI 4.0 Mobile Continuity

Samsung Android 12 Mobile Continuity

How to use Continue apps on other devices:

  • Open Settings of your smartphone.
  • Go to the Advanced features option.
  • Click on Continue apps on other devices.
  • Tap the toggle to turn on the feature.
  • Now open Samsung Internet or Samsung Notes on one device.
  • On the other device, tap the Recents icon.
    • An icon will appear next to recently used apps.
  • Tap it to open the app and continue using it on your current device.

Continue apps on other devices

How to use Link to windows feature:

Prior to starting pairing, make sure that your phone and the PC are logged in to the same Microsoft account.

  • Open Settings of your smartphone
  • Go to the Advanced features  option
  • Click on Link to Windows
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to connect your device to your PC.

*You can also enable this feature from the Quick settings menu.


  • Drag and drop pictures to Windows.
  • Open and edit pictures in the Your Photos app.
  • Share images with your contacts through Windows.

Messages (SMS/MMS)

  • MMS group messaging support.
  • Integration with Windows Emoji Picker.
  • Get a Windows pop-up when receiving a new message.


  • See and manage phone notifications from your PC.
  • Exclude notifications from individual phone apps.
  • Get a Windows pop-up when receiving a new notification.

App mirroring

  • Live stream your phone screen on your PC.
  • Interact with your phone using the keyboard and mouse.
  • Use Windows Accessibility.

Link to Windows

How to use Samsung DeX:

  • Send DeX to your TV and keep using your device, or turn your device into a trackpad.
  • Connect to a TV or monitor either wirelessly or with an HDMI cable.
  • Get DeX on your PC for quick and easy file transfers.

How to Enable DeX

  • Open Settings of your smartphone
  • Go to Advanced features
  • Click on Samsung DeX.
  • Tap the toggle to turn on the feature.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to connect to your TV or PC.
    • If connecting to a PC, download the DeX app onto your computer at

Call and text on other devices

This feature allows you to make and answer calls and text messages from your Galaxy devices that are signed in to your Samsung account.

  • Head over Settings of your smartphone
  • Go to Advanced features
  • Click on Call & text on other devices.
  • Tap the toggle to turn on the feature. Connection occurs automatically.
  • Sign in to your Samsung Account on your Galaxy devices.

*Move your contacts from your device to your Samsung account so you can access them on all registered devices.

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Here’s how to switch your Galaxy buds between your phone and tablet



Samsung Auto Switch feature

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.

Samsung Auto Switch feature

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.

Samsung Auto Switch feature

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.

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Here’s how to add transitional effects on lock screen of your Samsung device



Samsung Lock screen transition effects

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.

Samsung Lock screen transition effects

  • 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.

Samsung Lock screen transition effects

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.

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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.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Water lock mode

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