How to Put an App to Sleep on Galaxy S21, S20, S10, Note 20

Put app to sleep Galaxy S10 Note 10 One UI

In this guide we will explain how to put an app to sleep if you are not using it with the purpose of saving battery charge.

Be noted, that the app put to sleep will likely be unable to send you notification. This means that once you’ve done it, the app will stop its background activity and therefore you will get its notifications and updates only when you manually open that application (put in the foreground).

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How to Adjust Brightness of Always On Display on Galaxy S21, S20

AOD settings and brightness icons

In this guide we will show how to change the brightness of your Galaxy S21 or S20 Always On Display on Android 10 with One UI 3 and 2.

What’s the Matter

Always On Display (AOD) is a cool feature on Samsung Galaxy phones with AMOLED displays. It used to show a brief information on the screen without consuming much energy. Only a small part of LEDs are lit while the majority is off.

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How to Set Up Auto Restart on Galaxy S21 and S20

Here is how to set up scheduled auto restart on Samsung Galaxy S21, S20, S10, Note 20, 10, A-series and similar devices with One UI 3.1, 3.0, 2.5 skin.

Every Piece of Tech Needs a Restart

The longer Android runs without rebooting, the greater the likelihood of glitches and crashes. This is not about a particular phone model, this applies to any operating system.

We restart Windows computers, laptops, and Android is no exception in this regard. How often the Android operating system starts to glitch, depends not only on it itself, but it depends on what applications are installed on the phone or tablet and how many of them.

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Make Samsung Galaxy S21, S20, S10 Open Home Screen after Face Unlock (Disable ‘Stay on Lock screen’)

Galaxy S10 Phone Unlocked on the lock screen

Samsung Galaxy S21 owners often complain that they need to swipe on the screen after they successfully authorize using the face unlock feature. Here is how to make your S21, S20 or recent Note series take you directly to the home screen after you face unlock it. What’s the point of doing extra movements, especially if they don’t boost the security?

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Power Button Instead of Bixby โ€“ Remap the Side Key on Galaxy Note 10

In their new Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ Samsung suggests to use the side key as Bixby on long press. In such a way, if you are using the default settings you will wake your phone or lock it if you short press the side key and launch the Bixby assistant if you hold it down.

And you are supposed to tap the power icon in the pull-down shade if you are eager to power off or reboot your phone.

You can’t remap the short-press actions on Note 10 because they are hard-coded but the long-press and double press functions can be easily changed in the Settings without using any third-party apps. And here is how.

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How to Hide Front Camera Cutout on Galaxy Note 10

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ are known for their innovative and fresh design. Users are very happy to see a gentle front camera cutout right in the top middle of the screen instead of the design of Galaxy S10.

But nevertheless some Note 10 owners would like to hide the camera hole. And in this guide we will explain how to do it and make your Galaxy Note look even nicer.

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