Samsung Connect Manual

Samsung Connect Tutorial
Samsung Connect Manual - We guide you to quickly search for and connect Samsung Galaxy S8 to other devices, home appliances, the lights, robot vacuum, smart refrigerators, washers, air conditioners, air purifiers, TVs, or Internet of Things (IoT) products using Samsung connect application with tutorial.

Samsung Connect Manual

You can easily monitor and control Smart Home Automation, to take ultimate control of your home with Samsung Connect Home Smart Wi-Fi System, a Wi-Fi router and SmartThings hub all in one.the connected devices on your Galaxy S8 here how to setup:
  1. Connecting with nearby devices: Quickly search for nearby devices, such as Bluetooth headsets or wearable devices, and connect with them.
  2. Registering and controlling home appliances, TVs, and IoT products: Register smart refrigerators, washers, air conditioners, air purifiers, TVs, and Internet of Things (IoT) products on your smartphone, and view their status or control them from your smartphone’s screen. You can group devices by location and set multiple devices to operate automatically at preset times. For example, you can set the lights and your robot vacuum to turn on automatically in the evening.
  3. Your Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ and other devices must be connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network.
  4. Samsung Connect supports some smart home appliances and TVs only. To see the list of supported devices, open the Samsung folder, launch the Samsung Connect app, and then tap Catalogue.
  5. Samsung Connect supports the IoT products approved by Samsung only. To see the list of approved products, visit www.samsung.com.
  6. Available features may differ depending on the connected device.
  7. Connected devices’ own errors or defects are not covered by the Samsung warranty. When errors or defects occur on the connected devices, contact the device’s manufacturer.
Open the Samsung folder and launch Samsung Connect. The Samsung Connect screen will appear.

How to Connect Galaxy S8 to other devices
Connect to nearby devices, such as Bluetooth headsets or printers, easily and quickly. Connection methods may vary depending on the type of connected devices or the shared content. Read this Galaxy S8 user manual instructions carefully:
  1. Open the Samsung folder and launch the Samsung Connect app.
  2. Tap .
  3. The Wi-Fi and Bluetooth features will be activated and the device will automatically search for nearby devices.
  4. Select a device from the list and connect to it by following the on-screen instructions.
Once the connection is made, you can use the device or share the content.

Samsung Smart Home
Samsung Smart Home SettingsSamsung connect Galaxy S8 using home appliances, TVs, and IoT products, View the status of your smart appliances, TVs, and IoT products from your Galaxy S8 smartphone’s screen. You can make Samsung Smart Home settings group devices by location and add rules to control the devices easily and conveniently.

Manual Registering devices to Galaxy S8
  1. On your Galaxy S8, open the Samsung folder and launch the Samsung Connect app.
  2. Tap .
  3. Select a device from the list. To manually register devices, select a device type under add device manually.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to register devices.
Galaxy S8 Tutorial View and Controlling Registered devices
You can view and control your registered devices on your Galaxy S8 / S8+ for example, you can check your washing machine’s timer or adjust your air conditioner’s temperature.
  1. Open the Samsung folder and launch the Samsung Connect app.
  2. Tap My devices. The list of registered devices will appear.
  3. View the status of devices on the list.
To control the devices, select a device. The device controller supplied with the selected device will be downloaded and then you can control the device.

How to Add Device Place on Galaxy S8
Samsung Connect supports multiple locations. You can turn on the washer at the home and dim the lights in the office from the same phone. Assign locations to devices first, view the list of devices in a same location, and control them. You can also add a mode to a location to control multiple devices at the same time. Manual Galaxy S8 to add device place:
  • Open the Samsung folder, launch the Samsung Connect app, and then tap My devices.
Assigning locations
  1. Tap → Add place.
  2. Enter the location name and tap ADD.
  3. Tick devices on the devices list and tap MOVE.
Selected devices will be added to the locations page.
To view the list of devices by location, swipe to the left or right.

Galaxy S8 Settings
Create a mode and register devices to it to control multiple devices at the same time with a single tap of a button or with a voice command on Galaxy S8. You can also set a rule to perform actions automatically at a preset time. For example, you can set devices to turn the lights on and play music on your room speakers automatically every day at 7:00 AM.

To create a mode,
  • Swipe to the left or right, select a place, tap → Add mode, and set mode options. You can set the mode name, icon, and devices.

To add a rule,
  • Tap → Rules → ADD NEW RULES and set the rule options. You can set the rule name, location to run the rule, day and time to run the rule, and devices to control.

To receive a notification when a rule runs, tap the Activation notification switch to activate it.

Add languages on Galaxy S8
You can easy add languages to use on your Galaxy S8.
  1. On the Settings screen, tap General management → Language and input → Language → Add language.
  2. To view all the languages that can be added, tap → All languages.
  3. Select a language to add.
  4. To set the selected language as the default language, tap SET AS DEFAULT. To keep the current language setting, tap KEEP CURRENT.
The selected language will be added to your languages list. If you changed the default language, the selected language will be added to the top of the list.
  • To change the default language from your languages list, drag next to a language and move it to the top of the list. Then, tap APPLY. If an app does not support the default language, the next supported language in the list will be used.
Installing apps
Browse apps by category or tap the search field to search for a keyword. Select an app to view information about it. To download free apps, tap INSTALL. To purchase and download apps where charges apply, tap the price and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • To change the auto update settings, tap → Settings → Auto update apps, and then select an option.
Samsung Bixby Smart Home
Samsung Smart Home Tutorial
Access your devices and share content from QuickPanel, in apps or with Bixby.Control a number of devices and appliances whether you’re at home or out of the house. Turn on the lights, turn up your music or schedule your washing machine’s cycle, all from your phone  You can play music through your connected speakers or mirror a video to your TV.
Samsung Smart Home Guide
Manual to open Galaxy S8 Quick Panel:
  • Just swipe down from the top of the screen to find and activate your connected devices.
Samsung SmartThings Hub
Allows you to connect all of your different smart locks, lights, outlets, thermostats, and more so that you can receive important notifications about what's happening in and around your home and remotely control your home's security, energy usage, lighting, and more.The easy-to-use SmartThings app turns your Galaxy S8 or other smartphone into a remote to control all of the smart devices in your home. Available for download for Android, iOS and Windows. Minimum smartphone requirements: iOS 7.0, Android 4.0, Windows Phone 8.1 or greater.

Purchase Samsung SmartThings Hub and download apps. Use Samsung Connect to manage everything you need from one place. Find it fast monitor and control your devices and appliances no matter where you are, from changing the temperature in your living room to turning on the TV in your bedroom. Launch the Play Store app.

Installing apps
  1. Browse apps by category or search for apps by keyword. Select an app to view information about it. To download free apps, tap INSTALL. To purchase and download apps where charges apply, tap the price and follow the on-screen instructions.
  2. To change the auto update settings, tap → Settings → Auto-update apps, and then select an option.
Managing Apps on Galaxy S8
Uninstalling apps and using app sleep mode
  • Tap and hold an app and select an option.
  1. Disable: Disable selected default apps that cannot be uninstalled from the device.
  2. Sleep: Put apps in sleep mode to save the battery by preventing them from running in the background.
  3. Uninstall: Uninstall downloaded apps.

Enabling apps
  • Launch the Settings app, tap Apps → → Disabled, select an app, and then tap ENABLE.

Galaxy S8 Setting App Permissions
For some apps to operate properly, they may need permission to access or use information
on your device. When you open an app, a pop-up window may appear and request access to certain features or information. Tap ALLOW on the pop-up window to grant permissions to the app.
  1. To view your app permission settings, launch the Settings app and tap Apps. Select an app and tap Permissions. You can view the app’s permissions list and change its permissions.
  2. To view or change app permission settings by permission category, launch the Settings app and tap Apps → → App permissions. Select an item and tap the switches next to apps to grant permissions.
If you do not grant permissions to apps, the basic features of the apps may not function properly.

Sharing content
Share content by using various sharing options. The following actions are an example of sharing images. You may incur additional charges when sharing files via the mobile network.
  1. Launch the Gallery app and select an image.
  2. Tap Share and select a sharing method, such as message and email.
When you have a communication or sharing history, the people you contacted will appear on the sharing options panel. To directly share content with them via the corresponding app, select a person’s icon. If the feature is not activated, launch the Settings app, tap Advanced features, and then tap the Direct share switch to activate it.
Using additional features
  1. Link Sharing: Share large files. Upload files to the Samsung storage server and share them with others via a Web link or a code. To use this feature, your phone number must be verified.
  2. Transfer files to device: Share content with nearby devices via Wi-Fi Direct or Bluetooth. The visibility settings must be activated on the devices.
  3. View content on TV (Smart View): View your device’s displayed content on a larger screen via a wireless connection.
When the image is sent to the recipients’ devices, a notification will appear on their devices.
Tap the notification to view or download the image.

Bixby Cards Guide and Tutorials

Bixby Cards Guide and Tutorials
Bixby Cards Guide and Tutorials - Using Bixby recommended content on Bixby Home. When you open Bixby Home, you can view the content that is frequently updated as Bixby cards. Swipe upwards or downwards to view the Bixby cards.

Bixby Cards Guide and Tutorials

For example, on the way to the office in the morning, Bixby Home will show your day’s schedule and play your favourite songs. In the evening, you can set alarms, check your daily activity, and view your friends’ feeds. Bixby Manual instructions:
  1. Press the Bixby key to open Bixby Home. 
  2. To close Bixby Home, press the key again.
The Bixby Home screen may appear differently depending on the region or service provider.

Using Bixby Home
  • On the Bixby Home screen, you can view recommended services and information that Bixby provides by analysing your usage patterns and your routine. 
You can also launch Bixby Vision and Reminder from Bixby Home.
Bixby Cards Guide and Tutorials

To open Bixby Home,
  • Press the Bixby key. Alternatively, swipe to the right on the Home screen.
Bixby Vision
Recommended content Upcoming reminder

Bixby Reminder
  • The content and order of the cards update automatically at a specified interval. To manually update cards, swipe downwards on the screen.
  • To close Bixby Home, press the Bixby key again. Alternatively, swipe to the left on the screen.
Samsung S8 Reminder
Schedule notifications or to-do items or use location reminders. You can also create a reminder to view a webpage later while browsing the Internet.
  1. To use this feature, the device must be connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network.
  2. To use location reminders, the GPS feature must be activated.
  3. To use this feature, you must register and sign in to your Samsung account.

Starting Bixby Reminder
You can start Reminder from Bixby Home.
  1. Press the Bixby key.
    • The Bixby Home screen will appear.
  2. Tap GET STARTED on the UPCOMING REMINDERS card.
    • The Reminder intro page will appear.
  3. Make sure the Add icon on Home screen option is ticked and tap START.
  4. The reminder composition screen will appear.
If you add the Reminder app icon (Bell) to the Home screen, you can launch the Reminder app from the Home screen.

Bixby Tutorials
Creating Bixby Reminders
Reminder will alert you if you create a reminder with a specified time and location setting. You can also save various content, such as a single memo or webpage address, and view it later.
You can create various reminders, such as:
  1. Take medicine.
  2. Feed the dog.
  3. Go to the gym.
  4. Work out.
Creating reminders via the Reminder app
For example, create a reminder to alert you to ‘take your medicine at 9 AM’.
  1. Launch the Reminder app.
  2. Tap Write a reminder and enter ‘Take medicine’.
  3. Tap Set conditions → Specific date and time and set the time to ‘9 AM’.
  4. Tap SAVE to save the reminder.
Creating reminders while browsing the Internet
While browsing the Internet, you can create reminders to view a webpage, such as a news site, later.
  1. While browsing the Internet, tap → Share.
  2. Tap Reminder.
The webpage address will be saved as a reminder automatically.
To set the data, time, or location manually, tap .

Checking reminder notifications
At the preset time or location, a notification pop-up window will appear.
  • Tap COMPLETE or SNOOZE.

Viewing the reminders list
Launch the Reminder app. You can view your reminders list. To view reminder details, select a reminder.

Galaxy S8 Setting reminder details
Add or edit reminder details, such as frequency, date and time, or location.
  1. Select a reminder to edit and tap EDIT.
  2. Edit the conditions and tap SAVE.

Completing reminders
Mark reminders that you do not need to be reminded of as complete.
  • On the reminders list, select a reminder and tap COMPLETE. Or, when a notification pop-up window appears, tap COMPLETE.

Restoring reminders
Restore reminders that have been completed.
  1. On the reminders list, tap → Completed items → EDIT.
  2. Tick items to restore and tap RESTORE.
Reminders will be added to the reminders list and you will be reminded at the preset times.

Deleting reminders
  1. To delete a reminder, swipe right on a reminder and tap Delete. 
  2. To delete multiple reminders, tap and hold a reminder, tick reminders to delete, and then tap DELETE.

Launching Bixby Vision
You can launch Bixby Vision from Bixby Home or from the Bixby Vision supported apps. Bixby Vison tutorial:
  1. On the Bixby Home screen, tap Bixby.
  2. In the Camera app, tap Bixby.
  3. In the Gallery app, select an image and tap Bixby.
  4. In the Internet app, tap and hold an image and tap Bixby Vision.
Samsung Bixby Cards

Viewing Bixby Cards
  • Checking your morning alarm
  • At night, Bixby Home will show your alarm for the following morning.
You can check your Biixby alarm information. You can also edit the alarm by tapping the card. Galaxy S8 manual guide to turn off the alarm:
  • Tap the switch next to the alarm to deactivate it.
Checking Bixby Reminder
If you have added reminders, the most recent reminder will appear on the Bixby Home screen.
  • On the Bixby Home screen, swipe upwards or downwards to scroll to the Reminder card.
You can check the reminder information. If the reminder has a checklist, you can complete individual items on the checklist. To view the reminders list,here Bixby tutorials:
  • Tap UPCOMING REMINDERS.
Using additional Bixby cards
  1. View the most recent event created in your planner. Tap a card to view its details or tap the area below the task to view other events scheduled on the same day.
  2. Check today’s weather for your current area in real time and view your location information.
  3. Preview the photos and videos you have taken today.
  4. View updated news.
Editing Bixby cards list
  1. To pin a card to the top of the Bixby Home screen, tap → Pin to top. To unpin a card, tap
  2. To hide a card from the list, tap → Hide for now.
  3. To stop displaying a card on the list, tap → Don’t show again.

Selecting apps to show as Bixby cards
Add or delete apps to show as cards on the Bixby Home screen.
  • On the Bixby Home screen, tap → Settings → Cards and tap the switches next to items to add or delete them.
If an app is not installed on the device, you must install it to use it.
  • On the Bixby Home screen, tap → Settings → Supported apps with cards and then download an app.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Alarm
Set alarms, check the current time in many cities around the world, time an event, or set a specific duration. Samsung Galaxy S8 Manual to launch the Clock app and tap ALARM.

Galaxy S8 Setting alarms
  • Tap in the alarms list, set an alarm time, select the days on which the alarm will repeat, set other various alarm options, and then tap SAVE.
  • To open the keypad to enter an alarm time, tap the time input field.
  • To activate or deactivate alarms, tap the switch next to the alarm in the alarms list.

Stopping alarms
Tap DISMISS to stop an alarm. If you have previously enabled the snooze option, tap SNOOZE to repeat the alarm after a specified length of time.

Deleting alarms
Tap and hold an alarm, tick alarms to delete, and then tap DELETE.

WORLD CLOCK
Launch the Clock app and tap WORLD CLOCK.

Creating clocks
Tap , enter a city name or select a city from the globe, and then tap ADD.

Deleting clocks
Tap and hold a clock, tick clocks to delete, and then tap DELETE.

Galaxy S8 Stopwatch
  1. Launch the Clock app and tap STOPWATCH.
  2. Tap START to time an event.
    • To record lap times while timing an event, tap LAP.
  3. Tap STOP to stop timing.
    • To restart the timing, tap RESUME.
    • To clear lap times, tap RESET.
 Galaxy S8 Timer
  1. Launch the Clock app and tap TIMER.
  2. Set the duration, and then tap START.
    • To open the keypad to enter the duration, tap the duration input field.
  3. Tap DISMISS when the timer goes off.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Advanced Features Settings

Galaxy S8 Advanced Features
Samsung Galaxy S8 Advanced Features Settings - Activate Galaxy S8 advanced features and change the settings that control them to improve Galaxy S8 performance and better battery life.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Advanced Features Settings

Learn with us to explore Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ advance features and the hidden features to boost speed performance on this phone.

Manual to open this features:
  • On the Galaxy S8 Settings screen, tap Advanced features.
Excessive shaking or impact to the device may cause unintended input for some features.
  1. Smart stay: Set the Galaxy S8 Display to prevent from turning off while you are looking at it.
  2. Games: Activate the Game Launcher. Refer to Galaxy S8 Game Launcher for more information.
  3. Caller ID and spam protection: Set the device to identify unsaved phone numbers when you receive incoming calls or messages. You can also set it to display your information on the other party’s device when you make a call or send a message, even if they do not have your phone number saved to their device. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
  4. One-handed mode: Activate S8 one-handed operation mode for your convenience when using the device with one hand. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
  5. Quick launch Camera: Set the device to launch the camera by pressing the Power key twice quickly. This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.
  6. Device assistance app: Select a device assistance app to launch when you press and hold the Galaxy S8 Home button. The device assistance app will gather information from the current screen and provide related information, apps, and features.
  7. Multi window: Select a Multi window launch method.
  8. Smart capture: Set the device to capture the current screen and scrollable area, and crop and share the screenshot immediately.
  9. Palm swipe to capture: Set the device to capture a screenshot when you swipe your hand to the left or right across the screen. You can view the captured images in Gallery. It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some apps and features.
  10. Direct call: Set the device to make a voice call by picking up and holding the device near your ear while viewing call, message, or contact details.
  11. Smart alert: Set the device to alert you if you have missed calls or new messages when you pick up the device. This feature may not work if the screen is turned on or the device is not on a flat surface.
  12. Easy mute: Set the device to mute incoming calls or alarms by using palm motions or facing the device’s screen downwards.
  13. Swipe to call or send messages: Set the device to make a call or send a message when you swipe to the right or left on a contact or a phone number.
  14. Send SOS messages: Set the Galaxy S8 to send help messages by pressing the Power key three times. You can also send sound recordings along with the message to the recipients.
  15. Direct share: Set the device to display the people you contacted on the sharing options panel to allow you to share content directly.
  16. Video enhancer: Enhance the image quality of your videos to enjoy brighter and more vivid colours. This feature may not be available in some apps

Galaxy S8 Device Maintenance
The Samsung Galaxy S8 device maintenance feature provides an overview of the status of your Galaxy S8 battery, storage, memory, and system security. You can also automatically optimize the Galaxy S8 performance with a tap of your finger.
Galaxy S8 Optimized Performance

  1. Battery
  2. Performance mode
  3. Storage
  4. Device security
  5. Memory
Galaxy S8 Optimized Performance
Using the quick optimisation feature
  • On the Settings screen, tap Device maintenance → FIX NOW or OPTIMISE NOW.
The quick optimisation feature improves device performance through the following actions.
  1. Clearing some memory.
  2. Deleting unnecessary files and closing apps running in the background.
  3. Managing abnormal battery usage.
  4. Scanning for crashed apps and malware.

Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi Calling Tutorials

Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi Calling Guide
Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi Calling Tutorials - Wi-Fi Calling is an administration for Android and iOS cell phones that gives you the capacity to make and get phone brings over a Wi-Fi association. Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi calling is a free administration when calling to a US, US Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico number, universal rates still apply for global numbers. It's anything but difficult to utilize, and the greater part of your household calling are at no additional charge. So, read here our Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi manual tutorials

Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi Calling Tutorials

Rather than utilizing your transporter's system association, clients can make voice calls through a Wi-Fi system. That can incorporate a Wi-Fi association you have set up at home, or whatever Wi-Fi hotspot you happen to be on when you're out on the town, for example, a bistro or library. In many ways, it's similar to some other ordinary call, despite everything you utilize normal telephone numbers.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi calling on Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ is particularly helpful when you're in a zone with feeble bearer scope. For instance, when you're setting out to the private wide open, or you're in a working with spotty gathering.
Customise Galaxy S8 settings for functions and apps. You can make your device more personalised by configuring various setting options. Wi-Fi Connections Options
Change settings for various connections, such as the Wi-Fi feature and Bluetooth.
  • On the Settings screen, tap Connections.
The Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi Connections Options:
Galaxy S8 Manuals
  1. Wi-Fi: Activate the Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi network and access the Internet or other network device
  2. Bluetooth: Use Bluetooth to exchange data or media files with other Bluetooth-enabled devices. Refer to Bluetooth for more information.
  3. Phone visibility: Allow other devices to find your device to share content with you. When this feature is activated, your device will be visible to other devices when they search for available devices using their Transfer files to device option.
  4. Data usage: Keep track of your data usage amount and customise the settings for the limitation. Set the device to automatically disable the mobile data connection when the amount of mobile data you have used reaches your specified limit.
  5. Flight mode: Set the device to disable all wireless functions on your device. You can use only non-network services.
  6. Make sure the device is turned off during takeoff and landing. After takeoff, you can use the device in flight mode if allowed by aircraft personnel.
  7. NFC and payment: Set the device to allow you to read near field communication (NFC) tags that contain information about products. You can also use this feature to make payments and buy tickets for transportation or events after downloading the required apps
  8. Mobile hotspot and tethering: Use the device as a mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connection with other devices when the network connection is not available. Connections can be made via Wi-Fi, USB, or Bluetooth.
  9. Mobile networks: Configure your mobile network settings.
  10. SIM card manager (dual SIM models): Activate your SIM or USIM cards and customise the SIM card settings.
  11. Location: Change settings for location information permissions.
  12. More connection settings: Customise settings to control other features.

Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi Manual
Activate the Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi feature to connect to a Wi-Fi network and access the Internet or other network devices.
  • Your device uses a non-harmonised frequency and is intended for use in all European countries. The WLAN can be operated in the EU without restriction indoors, but cannot be operated outdoors.
  • Turn off Wi-Fi to save the battery when not in use.

Galaxy S8 Manual Connecting to a Wi-Fi network
  1. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi, and then tap the switch to activate it.
  2. Select a network from the Wi-Fi networks list.
Networks that require a password appear with a lock icon. Enter the password and tap
CONNECT.
Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi Calling Tutorials
  • Once the device connects to a Wi-Fi network, the device will reconnect to that network each time it is available without requiring a password. To prevent the device connecting to the network automatically, select it from the list of networks and tap FORGET.
  • If you cannot connect to a Wi-Fi network properly, restart your device’s Wi-Fi feature or the wireless router.
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct connects devices directly via a Wi-Fi network without requiring an access point.
  1. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi, and then tap the switch to activate it.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi Direct.
    • The detected devices are listed.
    • If the device you want to connect to is not in the list, request that the device turns on its Wi-Fi Direct feature.
  3. Select a device to connect to.
The devices will be connected when the other device accepts the Wi-Fi Direct connection request.

Sending and receiving data
You can share data, such as contacts or media files, with other devices. The following actions are an example of sending an image to another device.
  1. Launch the Gallery app and select an image.
  2. Tap Share → Wi-Fi Direct and select a device to transfer the image to.
  3. Accept the Wi-Fi Direct connection request on the other device.
If the devices are already connected, the image will be sent to the other device without the connection request procedure.

Ending the Galaxy S8 Wi-Fi connection
  1. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Wi-Fi.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi Direct.
    • The device displays the connected devices in the list.
  3. Tap the device name to disconnect the devices.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Hotspot and Tethering
Use the device as a mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connection with other devices when the network connection is not available. Connections can be made via Wi-Fi, USB, or Bluetooth.
On the Galaxy S8 Settings screen, tap Connections → Mobile hotspot and tethering.
You may incur additional charges when using this feature.
  1. Mobile hotspot: Use the mobile hotspot to share the device’s mobile data connection with computers or other devices.
  2. Bluetooth tethering: Use Bluetooth tethering to share the device’s mobile data connection with computers or other devices via Bluetooth.
  3. USB tethering: Use USB tethering to share the device’s mobile data connection with a computer via USB. When connected to a computer, the device is used as a wireless modem for the computer.
Using the mobile hotspot
Use your device as a mobile hotspot to share your device’s mobile data connection with other devices.
  1. On the Settings screen, tap Connections → Mobile hotspot and tethering → Mobile hotspot.
  2. Tap the switch to activate it.
    • The icon appears on the status bar. Other devices can find your device in the Wi-Fi networks list.
    • To set a password for the mobile hotspot, tap → Configure Mobile hotspot and select the level of security. Then, enter a password and tap SAVE.
  3. On the other device’s screen, search for and select your device from the Wi-Fi networks list.
  4. On the connected device, use the device’s mobile data connection to access the Internet.

More connection settings
Customise Galaxy S8 settings to control other features.
  • On the Settings screen, tap Connections → More connection settings.
Samsung Galaxy S8 WiFi Calling
You might as of now be acquainted with utilizing Wi-Fi to send messages when SMS messaging is inaccessible (applications like Kik and Facebook Messenger give these administrations) and the same applies for when you're attempting to put a call. With Wi-Fi, you can ring a companion regardless of the possibility that you're in a grimy, underground bar (expecting you can associate with the bar's Wi-Fi, that is.)

Of the four noteworthy US bearers, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T give worked in Wi-Fi calling. Despite the fact that no official course of events has been set, Verizon has affirmed arrangements to offer the administration. Moreover, Republic Wireless gives Wi-Fi calling as a matter of course on its handsets, and clients get support from Sprint's system if association is inaccessible.

WiFi Calling Samsung Galaxy S8

Wi-Fi calling is accessible on Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy S8+ EDGE, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and others. Various Android gadgets have the administration too, however to check whether yours has it, you'll have to check through the handset's Settings menu.

For another relentless symbol was added to give a fast check of the Wi-Fi Calling status. The symbol has the slice through it when the administration is not prepared. This could be the consequence of a few unique reasons, for example, empowering the Wi-Fi Calling administration, not associated with Wi-Fi, or associated Wi-Fi system is not empowered in the Wi-Fi Calling Settings. The slice is uprooted when the administration is prepared to utilize.

The benefit of Wi-Fi Calling
Wi-Fi Calling upgrades scope in structures and different areas. You can call or message from anyplace you have a Wi-Fi association at no additional charge. Since you're bringing and texting over a Wi-Fi system, your action won't represent a mark against any moment, text, or information limits on your Sprint arrangement.

Since you're imparting over a Wi-Fi system, your action won't mean something negative for any moment, content or information limits on your arrangement. It's anything but difficult to utilize, and the majority of your household calling and informing are at no additional charge.
Wi-Fi Calling on Android Devices: Remote Emergency Alerts, Premium Caller ID, Sprint Direct Connect, Wi-Fi Calling on iOS Devices: Wi-Fi Calling on iOS has a few inconsistent elements. At the point when selecting in for the administration, the gadget will never again have the capacity to use these components.

Tutorial Setting Up WiFi Calling

This article discloses how to set up WiFi Calling on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+. Simply take after the three basic strides beneath to begin. On the other hand watch the video at the base of this page for a visual outline.
  1. Associate your telephone to WiFi
    • Can't discover your WiFi system? Perused our guidelines on the best way to interface with a shrouded WiFi system.
  2. Switch WiFi Calling on
    • Tap Settings from the dropdown menu. Look down to the Application symbol and tap. Tap Phone, then look down until you see WiFi Calling and tap the container beside it.
    • A pop-up will show up inquiring as to whether you need to empower Setting Up WiFi Calling on Samsung Galaxy S8.
    • Tap alright. WiFi Calling will now show up with a green tick in the Settings menu. A WiFi Calling pointer will show up at the highest point of your screen.
    • You're currently prepared to send and get brings and message over WiFi.
  3. Sit tight for your affirmation message
    • Once you've turned WiFi Calling on, we'll actuate it for you inside of 24 hours.
    • You'll get an affirmation content when WiFi Calling has been actuated. (On the off chance that you are a corporate client, you won't get this message, as you'll as of now be set up and prepared to go).
    • You'll see another symbol at the highest point of your screen by the WiFi image.
    • You'll then be prepared to make and get brings and message over WiFi.
    • A few things to note when utilizing WiFi Calling

At dispatch, there are a few things which may make your bring knowledge over Setting Up WiFi Calling on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ somewhat strange. Firstly, you'll hear the global dialing tone when both sides are utilizing WiFi Calling. Furthermore, also, when a call is put on hold, the individual on hold won't hear the hold beeps. There will simply be hush. We're attempting to determine these characteristics, however it shouldn't influence the nature of your administration.

Samsung DeX Guide and Tutorials

Samsung DeX Guide
Samsung DeX Guide and Tutorials - Samsung DeX is a service that allows you to use your smartphone like a computer by connecting the smartphone to an external display, such as a TV or monitor. Here Samsung DeX User Manual guide to settings devices and the Galaxy S8 / S8+

Samsung DeX Guide and Tutorials

You can use your Galaxy S8 / S8+ smartphone’s features on a large screen conveniently by connecting an external display, keyboard, and mouse. Samsung DeX is an extension of Android N's Multi-Window mode. Additional code development has been added by Samsung to create a more robust experience and to integrate it with Samsung value-added features, such as the Iris scanner. There are no new Samsung APIs that need to be used to launch apps in Samsung DeX. However, apps must stringently adhere to a number of Android N Multi-Window standards to open in Desktop Mode. Desktop Mode includes all of the advanced, multitasking features built in to the Samsung DeX UI.

Samsung DeX Features:
  1. Interactive scroll bar, Contextual menu, Keyboard shortcuts, Mouse pointer, Horizontal navigation, Zoom in / out
  2. Drag & drop, Click & drag (selection), Text selection (double-click), New window, Mouse-over focus
  3. Mouse and keyboard support, Re-sizable Multi-Window, Control bar buttons, Window active / inactive, Switch windows (Alt + Tab), Enhanced notifications
Samsung DeX User Manual
To run Samsung DeX the following hardware and software requirements must be met Samsung DeX device requirements:
  1. Mobile Device: Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+.
  2. External Display: FHD (16:9 ratio) supported, HDMI display (Monitor, TV, Projector).
  3. Peripherals: DeX Station, Samsung branded fast charger, mouse and keyboard (BT, USB or RF type).
  4. OS: Android N (SDK 24 or above).
All accessories, including the DeX Station, are sold separately.

Samsung DeX Layout:
Samsung DeX Manual
  1. DeX Station device layout
  2. USB port
  3. Wired LAN port HDMI port
  4. Charger port (USB
  5. Type-C)

Setting up Samsung DeX
To switch into Samsung DeX, follow these steps:
  1. Connect the DeX Station to an external monitor using a HDMI cable.
  2. Connect the DeX Station to a power source using a Samsung branded fast charger (fast chargers have a lighting bolt symbol on them).
  3. Connect the keyboard and mouse to the mobile device through Bluetooth. Alternatively, connect the mouse and keyboard via USB.
  4. Place the mobile device on the DeX Station.Connecting devices
How to Connect Samsung DeX
  1. Connect the charger to the DeX Station’s charger port (USB Type-C).
  2. Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the DeX Station’s HDMI port, and plug the other end of the cable into a TV or monitor’s HDMI port.
  3. To use a wired network, connect the wired LAN to the wired LAN port.
    • You can use your smartphone’s wireless data or a Wi-Fi network if you do not connect to the wired LAN.
      Samung Dock
  4. Press on the front of the cover to use the cover as a smartphone support.
    • You can now see the smartphone connector.
    • Be careful not to hurt your fingers when changing the angle of the smartphone support.
  5. Connect your smartphone’s multipurpose jack to the smartphone connector on the DeX Station.
  6. Samsung DeX will launch on the smartphone.
You may not use the DeX Station if you have attached a certain type of case, such as a flip cover or a hard case cover to your smartphone.
  • On your smartphone’s screen, select the screen mode you want to use. You can choose from Samsung DeX mode or screen mirroring mode.
    Samsung DeX User Guide
  1. START SAMSUNG DeX: Your smartphone’s screen will turn off and appear on the connected TV or monitor in desktop mode.
  2. SWITCH TO SCREEN MIRRORING: The same screen as your smartphone will appear on the connected TV or monitor.

The screen mode you first select will be applied for subsequent connections. Refer to Changing screen mode for more information.

Samsung DeX ManualConnecting a keyboard and mouse
To use Samsung DeX mode, connect a keyboard and mouse to the DeX Station’s USB ports.
When you connect a keyboard, the virtual keyboard will not appear when you select the text input field. You can also use a wireless keyboard/mouse or Bluetooth keyboard/mouse. Refer to the respective device’s manual for more information.


Using Samsung DeX
On the mode selection screen, tap START SAMSUNG DeX. Your smartphone’s screen will turn off and a virtual smartphone screen will appear on the connected TV or monitor. You can multitask by running multiple apps simultaneously. You can also check your smartphone’s notifications and status.
    Samsung DeX Buttons
  1. Samsung DeX home screen
  2. Apps button
  3. Taskbar
  4. Favourite apps
  5. Status bar
  6. Quick access toolbar

  • If you want to control the Samsung DeX screen, you must connect a mouse. Refer to Connecting a keyboard and mouse for more information.
  • When starting or ending Samsung DeX, running apps may be closed.
  • Some apps or features may not be available when using Samsung DeX.
  • Favourite apps: Add frequently used apps to the Home screen and launch them quickly.
  • Apps button: View and run your smartphone’s apps.
  • Taskbar: View the apps that are currently running.
  • Status bar: View your smartphone’s notifications and status. Status icons may appear differently depending on your smartphone’s status. When you click , the quick setting buttons will appear. You can activate or deactivate certain smartphone features using the quick setting buttons.
  • Quick access toolbar: Use quick tools, such as volume control or search.
Samsung DeX Manual
While using Samsung DeX, you can answer calls from your smartphone on the connected TV or monitor. Select the call answering option on the connected TV or monitor to answer a call.
Your smartphone’s speaker will be used during the calls.
If you do not want to use the speakerphone, remove your smartphone from the DeX Station. It may take a few seconds to display the call screen on the smartphone.

Samsung DeX Tutorial Changing screen mode
  • On the connected monitor or your smartphone, launch the Settings app and tap Connections → More connection settings → HDMI mode → Samsung DeX or Screen Mirroring. 
  • The screen mode you first select will be applied for subsequent connections.

Ending the connection
To disconnect your smartphone from the connected monitor, remove your smartphone from the DeX Station.

Honor 8 Factory Reset

Honor 8 Factory Reset - Ensure has backup your Honor 8 and it's save to restore when you got Honor 8 problems. If you need fresh copy your Honor 8 you can reset Honor 8 back to factory settings. We guide you to perform soft and hard reset this with Honor 8 manual and tutorials.

Honor 8 Factory Reset

Using the Huawei Honor 8 Backup application to back up and restore data Backups help ensure that you never lose your data. You can use a local backup to copy data to your phone's internal storage or a microSD card. This Honor 8 features may vary depending on your carrier.

Honor 8 Tutorial Backing up data to local storage
You can do Honor 8 back up your contacts, messages, call log, photos, music, videos, files, and applications.
  1. Open Backup.
  2. Touch Backup > Internal storage > Next.
  3. Select the data you want to back up. No backup password is required if you back up photos, audio, videos, and documents. To back up other types of data, follow the onscreen instructions to set a backup password.
  4. Touch Back up. By default, backup data is saved to the Huawei Backup folder in Files.

Honor 8 Restore data from local storage
  1. Open Backup.
  2. Touch Restore > Restore from internal storage > Next.
    • More settings Restore previously backed up data Back up new data
  3. Select the backup you want to restore.
    • If the backup data is encrypted, enter the encryption password when prompted.
  4. Select the data you want to restore, and then touch Start restoration.
Homor 8 Hard Reset

Honor 8 Factory Reset Settings
Restore your Huawei 8 to its factory settings if it crashes or is slow to respond. Back up important data on your phone before restoring Honor 8 factory settings.

Homor 8 Master Reset
Restoring factory settings will erase all personal data from your phone, including fingerprints,
account information, downloaded applications, and application settings.
  1. Open Settings.
  2. Touch Advanced settings > Backup & reset > Factory data reset.
  3. Choose whether to format your internal storage, and then touch Reset phone.
    • Selecting Erase internal storage will delete all files on your internal storage, such as music and images. Proceed with caution.
  4. Touch Reset phone to restore your phone to its factory settings. Your phone will restart automatically when the process is complete.

Honor 8 Tutorial Update
Update your Honor 8's system to the latest version to enhance performance.
  1. Using unauthorized third-party software to update your phone may render your phone unusable or put your personal information at risk. Always update through your phone's online update feature or send your phone to a nearby authorized Huawei service center for assistance.
  2. Using unauthorized third-party software to update your phone may render your phone unusable or put your personal information at risk. Always update through your phone's online update feature or send your phone to a nearby authorized Huawei service center for assistance.
  3. Your personal data may be erased during a system update. Ensure that you back up important data before updating your phone.
  4. When updating, ensure that your phone has at least 20% battery power remaining.
  5. After updating, you may find that some third-party applications are incompatible with your system, such as Internet banking applications and games. This is because it takes a while for third-party application developers to release updates for new Android releases. Please wait until a new version of the application is released.
  • Touch Settings > About phone > Build number to view your phone's version number.
Honor 8 Updates
When a new system update is released, you will be prompted to download and install the latest version. Select OTA update for quick and secure updates.
Ensure that your phone is connected to the Internet before updating. Connect to a Wi-Fi network before updating to avoid incurring data charges. In addition, ensure that your phone has sufficient battery power remaining.
  1. Open Settings.
  2. Touch Updater. Your phone will automatically check for updates.
  3. Select the latest version to download the update package.
  4. Once the download is complete, touch Restart and update. The update process may take a while to complete.
Honor 8 Tips:
Do not use your phone before it has finished updating. Your Honor 8 will restart automatically when it has finished updating.

Honor 8 Tips and Tricks Hidden Features

Honor 8 Hidden Features
Honor 8 Tips and Tricks Hidden Features - Learn with us to know more about your Huawei Honor 8 hidden features and use with tips and tricks to the best settings for your phone.

Honor 8 Tips and Tricks Hidden Features

Ensure that the SIM card is inserted correctly before using your Huawei Honor 8 for the first time. Read the Honor 8 Quick Start Guide for more information on how to set up Honor 8 phone.Honor 8 Features high volume mode settings instructions:
  • Press the volume up button repeatedly during a call to increase the call volume above the usual maximum.
Searching for settings Honor 8
Use the search feature in Settings to search for menu options.
  • Open Settings, and then touch the search box at the top of the screen and enter a search term (such as Sound). Your phone will display the search results; touch an option to access the corresponding setting.
Quickly returning a call
  • On the lock screen, swipe right on a missed call notification and unlock the screen. The dialer screen will be displayed; touch the corresponding number to return the call.
Using your Honor Knuckle
Use a knuckle to take a screenshot of the whole screen, or part of it.
  1. Open Settings, and then select Smart assistance.
  2. Touch Motion control > Smart screenshot and turn on the Smart screenshot switch.
Honor 8 Screenshoot
Taking a full screenshot
Honor 8 Knock the screen twice with your knuckle to take a screenshot of the whole screen.
Honor 8 Features

Taking a partial screenshot
  1. Knock the screen with your knuckle.
  2. Keep your knuckle on the screen, drag it around the area you want to capture, and then return to the starting point.
  3. Your selection is displayed on screen; the area inside the blue line will be captured.
  4. You can also select the screenshot box at the top of the screen for different screenshot shapes.

Touch to save a screenshot.
  • By default, screenshots are stored in Gallery, within the Screenshots folder.
After creating a screenshot, touch Share to share it with friends.

Adding contact details quickly
  • Use the camera to take a photo of a business card. Your phone will recognize the contact details and add them automatically. In Contacts, touch Business cards > Scan.

Sharing your QR card
  • Share your QR card with your friends so that they can add you to their contacts quickly. On the contact details screen, touch the QR code at the top of the screen to display your personal QR code.

Calling contacts when the screen is off
When the screen is off, press and hold the volume down button. When you hear the alert sound, say the name of the contact you want to call. Your phone will automatically call the contact.

Pocket mode
Enable Honor 8 Pocket mode to prevent you from missing important calls when your phone is in your pocket. The call ringtone and vibration intensity will gradually increase when you receive an incoming call.
  • Open Dialer. Touch > Settings in the Dialer tab and turn on the Pocket mode switch.
Taking snapshots when the screen is off
You can take rapid snapshots with your phone, even when the screen is off.
When the screen is off, point your phone at a subject and press the volume down button twice.
Your phone will take a photo and display how fast it was captured.

Perfect selfie
Enable perfect selfie mode and customize the beauty settings to make sure you shine in group photos.
  • In the camera application, go to Beauty mode, and then touch Perfect selfie. Turn on the Perfect selfie switch, and then configure your custom beauty settings.
Next Honor 8 settings, switch to Beauty mode and touch to take a photo. Your phone will detect your face and apply your custom beauty settings to make you stand out in a group shot.

Using time-lapse mode to fast forward the action
Time-lapse mode lets you capture and accelerate subtle changes in scenery, such as a sunrise, sunset, or the movement of clouds.
  • On the camera screen, swipe right to switch to Time-lapse. Hold your phone steady, and then touch to start capturing video.

Taking photos while recording video
Ever wanted to take a photo during a video recording?
  • On the camera interface, swipe right, and then select Video to start a video recording. While recording video, touch to take a photo.

Answering or rejecting a call using voice commands
If your hands are occupied when a call comes in, simply say "Answer call" or "Reject call" to answer or reject the call.
  • Go to Settings, touch Smart assistance > Voice control, and then turn on the Answer calls with voice control switch.

Using voice wakeup
Open Settings. Touch Smart assistance > Voice control > Voice wakeup, and then turn on the Voice wakeup switch and follow the onscreen instructions to enter your voice wakeup commands. You can:
  1. Find your phone: Say "Dear Honor, where are you?". Your phone will ring to reveal its location.
  2. Make a call: Say "Dear Honor, call Jane". Your phone will make a call to Jane.

Finding applications quickly
Use the search feature to quickly find an application.
  • Swipe down from the middle of the screen to access the search bar, and then enter the name of the application that you are looking for. The search results will be displayed underneath the search bar.
Honor 8 Settings
Honor 8 WiFi Settings
Connecting to the Wi-Fi network with the strongest signal
After enabling Wi-Fi+, your phone will monitor Wi-Fi networks and mobile data and select the connection with the best signal and fastest data transfer speeds.
  • Swipe down from the status bar to open the notification panel. In the Shortcuts tab, touch and hold and select Wi-Fi+. Turn on the Wi-Fi+ switch to enable this feature.

Using your phone while wearing gloves
Enable gloves mode so that you can continue to use your phone when wearing gloves.
  • Open Settings, and then touch Smart assistance > Gloves mode.

Adjusting the system volume rapidly
Press the volume button on the side of the phone, and then touch to adjust the ringtone, multimedia, alarm, and call volume.

Using the floating dock
The floating dock gives you access to a number of frequently-used options and features, such as the back key, home key, and one-touch optimization. You can move the floating dock around the screen for easy one-hand use.
  • Under Settings, select Smart assistance > Floating dock, and then turn on the Floating dock switch.
The floating dock is displayed on most screens. Drag the dock to the desired location to adjust its position.

Aligning home screen applications automatically
Gaps may appear on the home screen after you uninstall applications or move them into folders.
Use the automatic align feature to arrange applications neatly on the home screen.
Pinch two fingers together to open the home screen editor. Touch More settings, and then turn on the Shake switch. Touch and hold the home screen to open the home screen editor. Shake your phone to realign application icons and fill any gaps.

Touch-disable mode
Enable touch-disable mode to prevent unintended operations when your phone is in your pocket.
  • Open Settings, touch Smart assistance, and then turn on the Touch-disable mode switch.
Screen gestures will not work in touch-disable mode, even when the screen is on. Uncover the top of the screen, or press the power and volume up buttons simultaneously to turn off touch-disable mode.