The Samsung Galaxy S3 may be a year old but it does have some new tricks thanks to the hidden Jelly Bean 4.2 features.
Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S3 are able to install Jelly Bean 4.1 or 4.2 thanks to official and unofficial ROMs. So if you have installed Jelly Bean on your device there are some tips and tricks that you may not know.
The animation scale can be reduced on the Samsung Galaxy S3 so as to make it faster. Go into Settings > Developer Options and alter the window animation scale, transition animation scale and the animator duration scale.
You can clear up the RAM on your handset to release memory. This will then kill any apps that you are not going to use. All you have to do is hold the Home key and choose RAM: Clear the memory.
You can get rid of apps that you are not using to stop them running in the background. Just go into Settings > Application manager and uninstall any apps you don’t use.
You can maximise the camera in the Shooting mode on your handset, such as Panorama. You can then mess about with the different methods of capturing.
If your hands shake when taking photos you can enable Anti-shake. This will help to make sure that images are sharper. You can also do the same if you are recording videos.
If you want to personalise the camera buttons just click on the wand icon and then customise the camera buttons along with creating shortcuts.
You can capture a screenshot of your handset by swiping the palm of your hand over the display. Enable it in Settings > Motion > Palm to swipe to capture.
You can reset your device each month and this will help you to reduce the glitches and crashes. This is done on any computer and the same can be done on phones.
You will find the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi icons on the notification shade and they take you to the settings. All you have to do is hold the icon and up pops the configuration for the icon.
You are able to set different times on your device for different parts of the world. Go into Settings > Accessory > Audio applications.
Check out your device to find out all the things you are able to do with your handset, such as the Power Saving mode, Motion and Block Mode. Also when using an app try to use gestures, these include double tapping, pinching, zooming and scrolling with two fingers. Some apps can have secret actions, which you will find when you use the gestures.