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Samsung One UI 4.1 brighter and smoother display

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Thanks to the enhanced display features of Samsung One UI 4.1, Galaxy users can now experience visual improvements in any lighting condition. One UI 4.1 brings Vision Booster and the Intelligent Adaptive Refresh Rate that lets you enjoy brighter videos and other media with smoother color contrast.

Samsung One UI 4.1 Vision Booster not only enhances maximum brightness but also provides tone mapping for enhanced visibility against strong illumination in outdoor circumstances. It dynamically adjusts the color tone to enhance the visuals on the screen under direct sunlight.

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One UI 4.1 smooth and bright display

Samsung One UI 4.1 brighter and smoother display

How to set Motion smoothness:

Using a high refresh rate will prevent the screen from flickering when switching between screens. The screen will scroll more smoothly. When you select a standard refresh rate, you can use the battery longer. To use it:

  • Go to the Settings of your phone.
  • Tap Display >> Motion smoothness.
  • Select Refresh rate.
    • Adaptive: Get smoother animations and scrolling by automatically adjusting your screen refresh rate up to 120Hz.
    • Standard: Use a standard refresh rate in normal situations to conserve battery power.

Motion smoothness

Do note that if you set the screen motion smoothness to Adaptive mode, your device changes the display refresh rate automatically depending on the situation and the content being played.

While when setting the Power Saving Mode, it cannot be switched to Adaptive mode for saving battery life. Therefore, deactivate the Power saving mode first.

Battery tips for using Motion smoothness

When you use the 120Hz display refresh rate on your Galaxy phone, the battery may drain faster than when the device is set to a 60Hz display refresh rate. Therefore, if you want to conserve battery power, it is recommended to use the standard refresh rate of 60Hz on the device.

It is also recommended to optimize battery usage time by setting the adaptive battery option. You can do it by navigating Settings >> Battery & device care >> Battery >> More battery settings >> Adaptive battery. Also, you can put unused apps to sleep based on your usage pattern.

Tips for Brightest display

Adaptive brightness

You can set the device to keep track of your brightness adjustments and apply them automatically in similar lighting conditions. To do this go to Settings >> Display >> Adaptive brightness.

Adaptive Brightness

Extra brightness

Extra brightness mode provides more brightness in indoor circumstances. This feature is available when you deactivate the Adaptive brightness feature. To enable it, go to Settings >> Display >> Adaptive brightness Off >> Extra brightness On.

Extra Brightness

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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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