Samsung has put a lot of effort to upgrade its recent section and has been doing lots of customization since it launched its first user interface. Recent is the section that appears on the One UI 4.1 screen when you up-slide your index finger or a thumb on your Smartphone.
Recent covers all the applications that are presently open at your user interface. whether you are doing anything or performing any task with your phone setting, downloading anything from Play Store, or busy doing any kind of job or business-related work on business or utility applications.
The neat and clean setup helps you to multitask and you can switch between multiple applications very easily. This eliminates the necessity to use only one application at a time. Only you need to scroll or slide the screen display, left to right or right to left, just by your thumb, singlehandedly. You also have the facility to open apps on a split-screen view that looks fantastic and enables you to view two apps on the same screen, at the same time.
You have the facility to open the application in a pop-up view, which helps you to lead with a one-hand operation. By moving to recent settings, it offers you to show recommended and most used applications at the bottom of the screen. Additionally, now you can add more useful apps to the recent section, such as your Phone Gallery, and enjoy looking at your screenshots, video captures, screen recordings, and more.
Recent is one point destination for your smartphone, but you should take care of all the opened apps, as they use more of your random access memory up to the large extent and slows your smartphone speed, which you can utilize with some other operations. Multiple applications opened at the interface can slow you down. So for this, there is a ‘Close All’ transparent icon, shown on the downside of the recent page, use it.
By taking care of such a small thing you can save lots of battery power, as these apps may be connected through the internet. You might drain your data as well as your battery. Mind it, don’t repeat the same mistakes again. Because this will be helpful in enhancing the longevity of your smartphone.
Samsung One UI 4.1: Multi window, and expectations from the upcoming UI!
Samsung One UI 4.1 multi-window lets you run two applications at the same time in the split-screen view and at the same time, you can run the multiple apps in a pop-up view.
Now expectations are growing from the upcoming One UI 5 multi-window to have some more plus features which could offer the smartphone user some more increased functionality.
One UI 5 is going to come any time but still see the same multi-window function that has been introduced at the time of One UI 1.5, and since then Samsung has just done a few customizations to its multiwindow functionality and interface.
Expectations from the upcoming multi-window?
I am bored, seeing the same interface for a year, though the split-screen and pop-up are very useful features, users have lots of expectations from them. Let us discuss some of them.
Support for all applications, Samsung users are complaining that all the applications do not support the split-screen or pop-up view. So I think the company should work on increasing app support.
Every time we need to choose the application for the split-screen or pop-up view, it would be even better if the multiwindow user interface facilitates the opening of all the recent windows in split or popup mode.
According to me, the split-screen mode should be scalable, which could facilitate the user to scroll, drag, and extend the split-screen view as needed by the smartphone user. At present UI function is not fully scalable.
It would be a lot better if we can keep the recent unused app at the top or side of the screen and can close or open them with one touch or swipe. Samsung needs to work more on multi-window touch gestures, at times the repetitive actions irritate a lot and really feel annoying. Let us see whether the future One UI 5 could fulfill the user expectations or not.
Samsung One UI 4.1, Split-screen view, here is how to launch apps from the Edge panel?
Samsung One UI 4.1 Split screen is the burning topic for debate on online platforms these days. It would be better if this split-screen facilitates viewing not only two but three to four applications on the screen at an instant in a single time.
How to launch the Split screen view?
- First, tap on the recent button to open the list of recently used apps
- Then swipe left or right, tap on the app’s icon, and then tap Open in the split-screen view
- On the app list, you can select another app to launch.
How to launch the apps from the edge panel?
- While you are on the current working application, drag the edge panel handle towards the center of the screen.
- Tap and hold an app, drag it to the left, and then drop it where Drop here to open appears. By doing this your selected app will launch in a split-screen view.
You are eligible to launch an application in the split-screen view just by tapping it once. Tap on the three horizontal dots and then tap on the option Open in split-screen. If you click on show recent apps, switch to activate them, and now you are ready to launch recently used apps in the split-screen view from the Edge panel.
How to add app pairs?
Add frequently used apps to the Edge panel to launch them together, in a split-screen view with a single tap. This seems to be an extraordinary work just for nothing.
- In the split-screen view, tap the circles between the app windows.
- Tap on Plus Sign, and the apps that you are using in the split-screen view will be saved on the Edge panel as an app pair.
However, to adjust the window size you can drag the circles between the app window. When you drag the circle between the window to the app screen the window will be maximized. The same is the case with the pop-up view.
Samsung One UI 4.1: Music Share, play with your phone and Galaxy ear buds!
Samsung one UI 4.1 Music Share is a feature that allows you to share your Bluetooth speaker that is already connected to your device with another person. You are fully eligible to listen to the same music on the Samsung Galaxy Buds and another person’s Galaxy Buds. Let me tell you this feature is available on the device that supports the Music Share feature as on my Samsung Galaxy S21.
How to share the Bluetooth speaker?
This feature enables you to listen to the same music on two different devices, one on your friend’s smartphone and one on your Bluetooth speaker, if you need to take care of some important things.
- First, make sure that your smartphone is paired with the Bluetooth speaker
- Now, on your smartphone launch Settings
- Tap on Connections,
- Go to Bluetooth, following three vertical dots move to Advanced
- Then tap on the Music share, and switch to activate it.
- Here you can use additional features, such as setting who to share your device with by tapping on Music Share.
- Now take your friend’s smartphone, and select your speakers from the list of Bluetooth devices.
- Then go to your phone and accept the connection request, Here you will the speakers are paired together. Additionally, I want to tell you. when you play music via your friend’s smartphone, the music playing by your phone will be paused.
Listening to the music together with Galaxy Buds?
There is good news for all of you, now you can pair your Galaxy earbuds together. However, this feature is only supported on the Galaxy Buds series.
- Make sure that each smartphone and pair of earbuds are connected.
- On your friend’s mobile launch the Settings app
- Go to Connections-Bluetooth-Advanced and then tap on Music share, switch to activate.
- Open your phone’s notification panel and tap on the media output.
- Tap Music Share, and select your friend’s earbuds from the detected list
- On your friend’s smartphone accept the connection request.
Now you and your friend both are ready to hear the same music in both ears buds. The music share is really amazing if you have this feature on your phone you should definitely try it.