One of my favorite features of the Galaxy S III is the new and improved lock screen. With the latest version of TouchWiz, Samsung has not only included some key shortcut spots on the lock screen, they have also given you the ability to customize them and add your own selection of app shortcuts. First–if you haven’t already–disable your lockscreen security,...

Notice when you charge your Samsung Galaxy phone via USB connection to your computer it takes forever to charge? That’s because its operating at less than half of full charging capacity. A USB charging connection is typically limited to around 350mA (milliamps),where as AC (wall socket) charging is done at 800mA. What’s that? You say that even when you are...

Android’s 3×3 lock screen grid is a great way to password your lockscreen while still making it relatively quick to unlock. There is however one fatal flaw–in an attempt to help the user visually the path he or she has traced, the locks screen shows a trail of the connect points. This visual aid allows bystanders to easily see what pattern you have...

Did you know that your Samsung Galaxy S II has a built in FM radio tuner? Well, it does, and the best part is that it has a ton of features that will have radio junkies smiling! If you navigate to your apps and look for “FM radio,” you will find a little tuner icon that launches the FM radio app on your Galaxy S II. To activate the radio you will need to turn...

Is the time to answer a call on your phone so short you can’t answer the call in time? Searched all around your phone settings but can’t find where you can increase the ring duration before your caller is direct to your voicemail? Here is the solution to your problem! 1. To modify the ring duration, go to your Phone and dial *#67# and hit the call button–record...

It’s arguably one of the most important components of your phone—you spend much of your time tapping away on it but how well do you actually know your keyboard? Here at CareAce we’ve gone through our share of Android Keyboards (just take a look at our Ultimate Android Keyboard Showdown: 14 keyboard review), yet I still find myself returning to the good...

This post is a Tips archive for Samsung Galaxy S II or Samsung Android phones having the latest Touchwiz UI. 1. Quick and simple soft reset 2. Task Switcher/Manager Shortcut 3. Swipe to call or message 4. Scientific Calculator 5. Download Manager 6. Modify Vibration Intensity 7. Power Saving Mode 8. Desktop Clock Mode 9. Change the default App Drawer icons 10. My File...

Although Google has integrated text-to-speech in Gingerbread, Samsung has taken TTS a step further in the Galaxy S II with the its exclusive TTS driving mode. The Galaxy S II takes advantage of TTS controls to give you more detailed notifications while you are driving—no more wondering if you got an email, text or a Facebook message; the Galaxy S II will tell you....

If you’ve had problems with your Samsung Galaxy S (GT-I9000) in the past, try downloading the SGS Touchscreen Booster application. SGS Touchscreen Booster by Get4Apps is a simple app that lets you adjust all of the settings of your touchscreen display. As application reviewer Tyler so eloquently states: Holy s**t! turn the sensitivity to 10 the vibrant screen...

Ever made a call and seen that little pop-up message stating that “Conditional call forwarding [is] active.” At first glance you don’t really think twice about it, but then as you are making your call you wonder, “hmm… I wonder what that was supposed to mean?” And just like that you forget about the whole message altogether. Well, don’t...