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How to recover calls and messages from a Samsung Galaxy using Find My Mobile

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Samsung Retrieve Calls and Messages

Samsung’s Find My Mobile function allows you to locate, lock and/or wipe your device remotely, which is necessary if you have lost your Galaxy device. This guide tells you how you can enable an important toggle, which makes it possible to recover calls and messages from your Samsung Galaxy.

Firstly, you will need to be signed into your Samsung account in order to use Find My Mobile. And to utilize the tools available in the Find My Mobile section, you will need to enable the Remote Controls feature on your mobile device before you can use the service.

How to enable Remote Control feature

From the home screen of your Samsung device, swipe up and choose Settings. Now, you have to open the Security and privacy tab, where you can find the option to expand Find My Mobile tools.

Once expanded, hit the toggle to turn on the Find My Mobile. It will get enabled swiftly if your phone already has Samsung Account logged in, otherwise, you need to login or create a new one.

Now, simply tap the switches to turn on the listed tools namely Allow this phone to be found, Remote unlock, Send last location, Retrieve calls and messages, and Offline finding.

Samsung Retrieve Calls and Messages

Note: If you have already set up your Samsung account on your account, you may need to enter your password.

How to enable Retrieve calls and messages

During the procedure of setting up Find My Mobile, you have already enabled the “Retrieve calls and messages” feature. It allows you to recover your calls and messages if you lost your Samsung Galaxy device or it gets misplaced/stolen.

Find my mobile will show you the last 50 numbers that your device has made or received, for calls and messages. To recover, you will first need to login into SmartThings Find using your Samsung Account on a PC or secondary device and follow the below-mentioned steps.

  1. On the Find My Mobile page, click Retrieve calls/messages
  2. Click Retrieve
  3. The last 50 numbers will display on your screen

James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Galaxy S4 and continues to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

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One UI 6.1: How to activate Auto Blocker feature on Samsung devices

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Samsung One UI 6.1 Auto Blocker feature

In today’s era, ensuring our online activities remain secure is very important. For that, Samsung has a powerful feature called Auto Blocker, which enhances user privacy and protects devices from cyber threats effectively. You can easily activate the Auto Blocker feature on your Samsung One UI 6.1 devices.

Auto Blocker feature is mainly valuable for safeguarding against malware and viruses that often infiltrate your device via applications outside the official platform such as the Google Play Store and Samsung Galaxy Store.

It prevents devices from downloading applications without user confirmation from suspicious sources. Users can enjoy a safer browsing experience with minimized exposure to potential threats.

Moreover, the feature also blocks unauthorized commands attempting to access the device through the USB port. This feature is especially useful when connecting devices to transfer files.

You can easily activate Auto Blocker on your One UI 6.1 Samsung device, just need to follow a few steps:

  • Navigate to the Settings app on your smartphone.
  • Scroll down and select Security and Privacy from the list of options
  • Find the Auto Blocker menu. From there, toggle the feature on to enable its protective functionalities.

Samsung One UI 6.1 Auto Blocker feature

Users can also customize settings further, such as activating the Messaging app protection option or blocking software updates via USB, depending on their security preferences.

By enabling Auto Blocker, users significantly reduce the risk of malware and viruses infiltrating their devices through untrusted sources. This feature not only safeguards your personal data but also enhances the overall security of your Samsung device.

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One UI 6.1: How to use Maintenance Mode on your Samsung device

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Samsung One UI 6.1 Maintenance Mode

Samsung has updated several Galaxy devices to One UI 6.1, with plans to extend this update to all eligible devices soon. This latest update not only enhances the overall performance but significantly boosts the device’s security. If you want your Samsung One UI 6.1 device to remain safe even during servicing, you can use the Maintenance Mode.

Maintenance Mode is an innovative feature that safeguards users’ personal data during device repair. As smartphones store increasingly sensitive information, it is important to protect this data when giving the device for repairs.

This mode allows service technicians to access the necessary functions of the phone without exposing any personal information. It enhances the privacy and security of Galaxy devices.

The feature 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 Maintenance Mode on your Samsung One UI 6.1 devices, follow these steps:

  • Go to Settings on your device.
  • Select Device Care.
  • Choose Maintenance Mode.
  • In the menu, select the Secure Wi-Fi option.
  • Click on Turn On to enable the feature.
  • Restart the device as instructed to secure your personal data.

Samsung One UI 6.1 Maintenance Mode

You’ll need to unlock your phone to turn off Maintenance mode. When you do, everything will go back to the way it was when Maintenance mode was first turned on.

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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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