Unveiled during Mobile World Congress in February 2016, Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are already big hits for Samsung. These new flagships are powerful and have a lot of new exciting features that users will enjoy. Here, we offer you the Top 10 of new useful features of these devices :

1. Display Scaling

Display Scaling is a simple but great feature that lets to optimize your DPI (Dots Per Inch) settings display. Two modes are possible : Standard and Condensed. With Condensed mode, you can display more content on the screen at one time with smaller elements like icons, controls or texts.

To set up Display Scaling, go on : Settings > Display > Display Scaling.



2. Identify Unsaved Callers

Sometimes, you can receive a call from an unknown number. Like you don’t know the caller, you can hesitate to take the call or no. The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge offer a great feature that can check if the phone number calling you is suspected of being a spammer of even a fraud-related number and tell you what is the risk level associated. With that information, you can choose to block or report the number.

To set up the unsaved numbers identification feature, go on : Settings > Advanced features > Identify unsaved numbers

3. Schedule Auto Restart

Restarting a device often is one of the best practices to keep it running efficiently. But, very often, you can forget to make that. With Auto Restart feature offered by S7 and S7 Edge, you don’t have to worry about remembering to restart your device frequently. You can schedule auto restart. The feature component takes care to prevent restarting from happening at inconvenient times. So, Auto Restart only will occur when the screen is turned off and the device is not in use and there is a least 30 percent of the battery remaining.

To set up auto restart feature, go on : Settings > Backup and reset > Auto restart

4. Always On Display

Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have an Always On Display feature that lets you to check on notifications, missed calls, date, time and more without unlocking your display. Even better, Always On Display don’t drain your battery.

To set up Always On Display, go on : Settings > Display > Always On Display

5. Multiple Lock Screen Images

Now, you can select multiple images from your Gallery to display on your lock screen. It will let you to change the look of your device each time your check your lock screen. You can choose up to 30 images.

To set up Multiple Lock Screen Images, go on : Settings > Wallpaper > Lock screen > Select From Gallery , then choose the photos you want to display.

6. Customizable App Shortcuts on Lock Screen

With Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, you can place two apps in the lower corners of your Lock Screen. It’s great to have easy access to these apps. You can choose the apps you want.

To set up your two apps on the Lock Screen, go on : Settings > Lock Screen then Security > Info and App Shortcuts.


7. Cross App

Cross App is a great feature offered by Samsung that lets you to use apps from within certain other apps. Thus, you can access photos and videos and share them, when you use Messages app. You can also open an URL and read the web page associated without exiting your current app.

Cross App is automatically integrated with the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. For example, you can enjoy it with the Messages app.



8. Smart Switch

To transfer your old data to a new Galaxy device, Smart Switch is your best solution. It has been upgraded for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge with a new home layout, better app data recovery and some other refinements. It’s a convenient way to transfer all your files to your new device including contacts, photos, apps or music.

To set up Smart Switch, go on : Settings > Backup and reset > Open Smart Switch

9. Quick Dial

Bored to lose some time to make your calls ? Try Quick Dial and you would be happy. Indeed, Quick Dial helps you to make your call to contacts faster and easier. Once the feature will be enabled, you will just need to long press the home button and then speak the name of the contact you want to call. Quick Dial takes care of the rest.

To set up Quick Dial, go on : Settings > Advanced features > Galaxy Labs > Quick Dial

10. More Ways to Manage Apps from Home Screen

Manage your apps from your home screen is not always an easy task. With the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, you can now easily move your apps between your different home screens and search for apps easily. When you make a long press on an app icon on your home screen, you will see a Move apps icon at the top of your screen. It’s a temporary container for managing several applications at once. You have just to drag and drop icons of the apps you want to move and then move on another page. Besides, you can search apps by name in the app tray by selecting “Search” at the top of the screen.

Like you can see, Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are great devices with a lot of new features. This Top 10 is not comprehensive, so don’t hesitate to send your best tips for S7 and S7 Edge !