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Use Galaxy Watch 4 as Camera Remote for your Samsung phone!

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Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Plugin April 2023

Your Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is capable of performing many tasks with ease. It is completely redesigned to provide you with the best tool to manage your day-to-day life, activities, wellness, and others.

You can use Google Maps, Samsung pay, play music, and many more on it. At the same time, you can also control your Samsung smartphone’s camera from your Galaxy Watch 4. Controlling the camera from your watch will let you view exactly what your phone is seeing.

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This feature will prove to be useful in situations where you have the smartphone on a tripod and you want to take a picture of yourself. It’s great for taking a group shot, so you can see what’s going on before you snap a photo. You can even tap in the frame to focus on the desired subject.

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Control Samsung Camera from Galaxy Watch 4

Camera controller app

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 with Wear OS comes pre-installed with the Camera controller app. To use it, allow the different permissions. You will be prompted to install the app on your phone too, which is necessary for this feature to work.

How to control?

On your watch, navigate to the Camera Controller app. The Camera will automatically launch on your connected phone. Here’s how to use it for different camera actions:

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 camera controller

Take photos and videos:

  • Point the phone’s camera to the desired location, and then tap Capture on the watch.
  • To record videos, you will need to switch to Video mode on your phone first, and then you can tap Record on your watch.
    • Some camera modes are not compatible with the Camera Controller app.

Switch camera orientation:

  • Swipe up or down from the bottom or top bezel to switch between the front and rear cameras.

Timer:

  • Tap the Timer icon to turn the timer on or off.

Preview:

  • You can view photos directly from your watch! Tap the Gallery icon next to the Capture icon to view your photo(s). A preview of the previous photo taken will display.

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Here’s how to hide Mobile Hotspot icon on your Samsung device

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Samsung Galaxy users can now hide the hotspot icon on their smartphones along with other indicator icons, thanks to the QuickStar Good Lock module.

Previously, users could customize the visibility of several indicator icons including VPN, Power Saver, Location, Date Saver, battery, Bluetooth, and more. Now, the Mobile Hotspot icon has been added to this list.

Last month, Samsung released the QuickStar 7.3.06.50 update, which introduced the ability to hide the mobile hotspot icon. This feature is particularly useful for users who prefer a cleaner quick panel and want to hide indicator icons.

To hide the Mobile Hotspot indicator icon on the quick panel of your Samsung devices, users just need to follow a few simple steps.

  • Open the Good Lock app on your Samsung Galaxy device.
  • Access the QuickStar Good Lock module and enable it by toggling the option.

Samsung hide Hotspot icon

  • Navigate to the “Visibility of Indicator icons” option.

  • Enable the feature with a single tap on the toggle.

  • Locate the Mobile Hotspot icon in the list and toggle it off to hide it from the quick panel.

By giving users control over which icons appear in the quick panel, Samsung enhances usability and ensures a cleaner look that suits individual preferences. This feature simplifies the user interface and offers a more personalized experience.

Samsung QuickStar 7.3.06.50 update brings hotspot icon hiding feature

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4 One UI 6.1 features that enhance your Samsung phone’s security

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Samsung One UI 6.1 Maintenance Mode

In the modern era, ensuring the safety of your smartphone against malware and vulnerabilities is important. Samsung continues to innovate new functions with software developments that enhance the security of Galaxy devices. If you’re using a One UI 6.1 Galaxy device, explore four features that boost the security of your Samsung device once enabled.

Notably, the Galaxy device with Samsung Knox ensures comprehensive security by isolating sensitive data such as passwords and PINs. This multi-layered security system protects against hacking and data theft.

Samsung One UI 6.1 Security Features

App Protection

Samsung offers an App Protection feature that scans your device to save it from the unseen dangers of malware and viruses. It allows you to scan all applications and files on your device automatically, so you don’t have to bother checking files or applications one by one.

You can easily enable it through Settings >> Device Care >> App Protection>> Turn it on.

Read more: How to turn on App Protection feature on Samsung devices

Auto Blocker

Auto Blocker offers various security features to protect user privacy. It prevents your device from downloading applications from suspicious sources without first confirming to the user. It also blocks commands that enter the device via the USB port.

To turn on this amazing feature, you just need to visit the Settings app >> Security Privacy >> Auto Blocker function >> Tap on the toggle to turn it on.

One UI 6.1 Auto Blocker feature

Read more: How to activate Auto Blocker feature on Samsung devices

Maintenance Mode

Maintenance Mode is a very useful feature that safeguards personal data during device repair. This feature allows service technicians to access the necessary functions of the phone without exposing any personal information.

The mode also ensures that applications installed by the user are not removed. Any data or accounts created while in Maintenance Mode will be automatically deleted once the mode is turned off.

To activate, open Settings on your device >> tap on Device Care >> Maintenance Mode >> turn on the feature >>restart the device to secure personal data.

Samsung One UI 6.1 Maintenance Mode

Also Read: How to use Maintenance Mode on your Samsung device

Pin App

Sometimes, sharing photos or videos with friends or family can lead to unintended privacy violations if they accidentally access other apps or view personal message notifications on your device.

For that, Samsung‘s One UI has a “Pin App” feature, which lets users lock a single app onto the screen, preventing access to other apps and protecting notification content.

You can easily turn it on by opening Settings >> Security Privacy >> More Security Settings >> Turn on the Pin App option >> Select the Recents icon next to Home >> Select the icon above the desired application >> Select “Pin this app” option.

One UI 6.1 PIN App

Read More: How to turn on App Protection feature on Samsung devices

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One UI 6.1: How to turn on App Protection feature on Samsung devices

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Samsung One UI 6.1 App Protection feature

In an age where digital security is more important than ever, Samsung keeps Galaxy devices secure with its App Protection feature. Let’s see how you can enable the App Protection feature on your One UI 6.1 device and keep your Samsung smartphone more secure.

Samsung’s App Protection Feature scans your device to save it from the unseen dangers of malware and viruses. It works seamlessly in the background, automatically scanning all applications and files on your device.

If a security issue is noticed, you can uninstall or stop the download process of the related application to avoid data theft.

Here’s how to activate the App Protection feature

You can activate the App Protection feature on your One UI 6.1 device with just a few taps.

  • Open Settings and select Device Care.
  • Turn on App Protection within the Device Care menu.
  • After enabling, the device will start scanning.
  • For additional settings, tap the More icon and go to Settings.
  • Enable options such as Auto-scan apps daily and Auto-scan when installing apps.
  • By enabling Auto Blocker, App Protection will also be activated.

By following these steps, you can set up your Galaxy smartphone to automatically monitor and protect your device. This feature simplifies the process of maintaining your digital safety, allowing you to focus on your day-to-day activities without worry.

One UI 6.1 App Protection feature

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