Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100/ I9100G Hidden Tips ,Tricks and Secret Dialer Codes ~ How-to

So how far have you learned about your Samsung Galaxy S II I9100/ I9100G? Do you know that you can actually perform a lot of stunts for your SG2 by simply pinching an icon, swiping on the contact and access your phone’s detail and debugging mode by keying a special number in your phone dialer? You know some of it but not all of it? Nevermind, today we at 10Division going to unveil all the hidden tricks and tips for your Galaxy S II or Android device. Ready? Here we go…

Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 I9100G Hidden Tips Tricks Secret Dialer Codes

Samsung Galaxy S II I9100/ I9100G  Tips and Tricks

Home Screen Tips & Tricks for Samsung Galaxy S II

  1. Pinch the Home screen to reveal thumbnails of your screens.
  2. Click on the Dots on the Home screen to go to the respective screen.
  3. Press and hold a Dot to turn it in to a slide bar and fast scroll between screens.
  4. Press and Slide your finger left or right on top notification bar to adjust your screen brightness.
  5. Long Press on empty screen to add widgets/ wallpapers etc.

Contacts Tips & Tricks for Samsung Galaxy S II

  1. Left swipe on contact to message and right swipe to call.
  2. On the right hand side click on alphabets to jump to corresponding contact.

Camera Tips & Tricks for Samsung Galaxy S II

  1. If you open the camera app and long press just above the settings button ( menu > Edit Shortcut ) you can add two more settings of your choice besides the camera/video and flash shortcuts.
  2. Just click anywhere on the screen to focus.

Screenshot Tips & Tricks for Samsung Galaxy S II

  1. Hold the Home Button + Power Button and you will be able to get the instant Screenshot of your phone.

Home Button Tips for Samsung Galaxy S II

  1. Hold and press long Home button to bring up Task Manager.
  2. Double Tap Home Button to bring up Voice Commands and other options

Change Default Font Tips & Tricks for Samsung Galaxy S II

    1. You can change your phone’s fonts, including default text on websites and apps by go through the following steps

Settings > Display > Screen Display > Font Style menu

Arrange Apps Tips & Tricks for Samsung Galaxy S II

    1. You can rearrange all the folders and apps in your menu by go through

Menu > Edit

Keyboard Tips & Tricks for Samsung Galaxy S II

  1. Swipe left or right on the keyboard to go to other characters/numbers quickly.
  2. Settings on keyboard  gives you options of different keypad types including Handwriting.

Calendar Tips & Tricks for Samsung Galaxy S II

  1. Pinch once in calendar App to display all the months of the year.

 

Samsung Galaxy S II I9100/ I9100G  Secret Dialer Codes

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4 Responses to “Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100/ I9100G Hidden Tips ,Tricks and Secret Dialer Codes ~ How-to”

  1. joaqun
    April 5, 2012 at 11:37 pm #

    I would like to know the difference between the Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100 and the Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100.
    Thanks!

    • Mike
      April 10, 2012 at 2:14 pm #

      Hi joaqun,

      Both are the same, sometime we refer it as i9100 without the GT prefix.

      Regards,
      Mike

  2. Pearlie
    May 11, 2012 at 5:16 pm #

    I have oa new Galaxy SII but I can’t get the keypad to show up when I use the phone icon on the home screen, all I get is logs, favourites and groups, no key pad option, can you advise me please, pearlie

  3. Ernesto Castillo
    December 3, 2012 at 1:03 am #

    why does my phone leave a trace on my screen (s2) when i touch it or scroll. it also shows coordinates at the top of the screen.

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