Samsung J7 Prime and J7 mid-range smartphones are very trending among mobile users. They offer you some advanced features like create a secure work space on your device, free anti-theft etc. In my recent post, I’ve shown you 20+ tips and tricks related to J series phones like J7 Prime/J7/J5/J2, and you people appreciated that post very much and I owe for that. If you have read that post then you might have noticed that was named as part 1 which means there’s a lot to know more about your Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime or J7 phone. So today, your wait is over because I’ve come up with 10+ Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime/J7 hidden tips and tricks that will blow your mind and you will ask yourself that really, my device has this much features!
So let’s get started! I bet you that you will like first tip very much.
10+ Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime/J7 Tips and Tricks –
1. Install Two Apps Like Two WhatsApp Without Installing Any Third Party App –
Yes, it’s true. You can use same two apps on your Samsung device without installing any third party app for example if you want to use two WhatsApp on your smartphone then you can do so. There are a variety of apps available on Google PlayStore that allows you to use two WhatsApp on your android device but that need to get access to your personal data which is risky if app developer is not trust worthy.
If you own a Samsung smartphone then there is a good news for you that you can use two WhatsApp, Twitter, WeChat, Instagram, Digital Wallet etc without installing any third party app. Samsung has launched a new service called Samsung Secure Folder, that allows you to create a secure work space onto your device which would be inaccessible by other apps except apps selected by you. Apart from that, it also allows you to make clones of your mobile apps.
You can use one app two times on your device by using Samsung Secure Folder service. For that purpose, first of all, you’ll need to setup Samsung Secure Folder onto your device. Follow the steps given below to make clones of apps using Secure Folder service.
Note: Secure Folder is only available in Android Nougat or more versions. If your Samsung phone’s android version is Android 6.0 Marshmallow or below then you should install My Knox app from Google Playstore to do so. My Knox is an official app of Samsung.
- Go to phone settings > Lock Screen and Security > Secure Folder. Note: You may find this option somewhere else.
- Swipe next and tap on Start. Then hit confirm button.
- Select a lock type and also enable fingerprint option. Then tap on next.
- Wait till the installation completes.
- Once installation completes, go to your home screen and there you can find Secure Folder icon. Open it.
- Tap on add apps icon.
- Now swipe down and select WhatsApp and other apps whom you want to make clones and then tap on add button.
- That’s it. You’ve successfully installed two WhatsApp on your device.
Difficult to follow the instructions? Then read this detailed tutorial, how to install two WhatsApp on one Android device (Samsung only) with screenshots.
2. Drag and Drop Images and Videos –
Samsung smartphones offer drag and drop option to quickly move images and videos from one folder to another. All you have to do is just open your phone gallery and tap and hold on an image or a video then select all the images and videos whom you want to move to another folder. After selecting all files, again tap and hold on any selected image or video and then drag it to the folder in which you want to move your images or videos. Once you drop your images or videos onto any folder, you’ll get two options: copy or move, just choose an appropriate option and your files will be copied or moved to new folder.
3. Change Keyboard Size –
If you face difficulty in using your phone’s keyboard and you think it should be large or small then for you kind information you can adjust your phone’s keyboard size as per your need. To do so, just go to your phone settings > Language and Input > Tap on Samsung Keyboard (make sure default keyboard is Samsung keyboard) > Scroll down and tap on Keyboard Size > Adjust your keyboard size.
4. Change Font Size –
If you’re facing difficulty in reading messages or documents due to small or large font size then you can adjust your phone’s font size according to your need. For that purpose, go to Settings > Accessibility > Vision > Font Size > Move the pointer to get desired font size.
5. Color Inversion –
This a useful feature for those who have eye related problems such as color blindness or sensitivity to brightness. This feature significantly improves screen colors so you can easily read screen text. This feature inverts screen colors for example background becomes black and text become white which help you to read your screen easily. To enable this feature go to Settings > Accessibility > Vision > Enable Color Inversion.
6. Increase Contrast of Keyboard –
This feature significantly increase contrast of your phone’s keyboard. You can use this feature to adjust the contrast between keys and background and also this feature can be used to change look and feel of the keyboard. To enable high contrast keyboard, go to Settings > Accessibility > Vision > Enable High Contrast Keyboard.
7. Unlock Samsung J7 Prime With Fingerprint –
If you’ve Samsung J7 Prime then you can enable fingerprint scanner onto your device to unlock your device. Though, this is a well known feature of Samsung J7 Prime and hardly needs any introduction, however, some of you may not aware of it. Therefore, I’ve added it to this post. To enable fingerprint scanner on Samsung J7 Prime, go to Settings > Lock Screen and Security > Fingerprints > Add Fingerprint > Follow The Screen Instructions to Upload Your Fingerprint > Go One Step Back and Tap on Screen Lock > Select Fingerprint to Unlock Device With Fingerprint.
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8. Lock Apps –
This is another useful security feature that you should enable on your device. Usually, we install third party apps to password protect our mobile applications but if you own Samsung J7 Prime then you can use this feature to lock your phone apps without installing any third party app. To enable this feature, go to Settings > Privacy and Safety > Lock and Hide Apps > Turn ON > Select A Method to Lock Apps > Locked Apps > Add > Select Apps to Lock.
9. Clear Unnecessary Data Files –
A large space on your device remains unused due to unnecessary data files. You can vacant that space by removing useless files from your device. For that purpose, go to Settings > Smart Manager > Storage > Tap on Delete to make space on your device.
10. Vibrate When Call Starts or Ends –
This is an alert feature that helps you to know whether the call is answered or ended. Your device slightly vibrates when call starts or ends. To enable this feature, open your phone dialer, as usual you do to make a call, and then tap on more from the top right corner. Now, tap on settings then scroll down and tap on call alerts. Subsequently, turn on both options: vibrate when answered and vibrate when call ends.
11. Answer Calls By Pressing Home Key –
This is another handy option. Usually, to answer your calls, you need to swipe on your phone screen but if you’ve enabled this feature then you can answer your calls by pressing Home key button. To enable this feature, again open phone dialer > More > Settings > Answering and Ending Calls > Turn ON ‘By Pressing Home Key’.
Note: You may also turn ON end calls ‘By Pressing Power Key’ but not recommended from my side because many a times, call gets disconnected when you try to turn on phone screen during calls.
12. Hide Apps –
This option is available in Samsung J7 prime only. To hide apps on your Samsung phone, open your apps menu and tap three dots appearing at the top right corner. Thereafter, tap on Settings and then tap on Hide apps. Now select apps that you want to hide.
13. Use Two Apps Simultaneously with Split Screen Feature
Samsung J7 Prime’s latest software update lets you use two apps simultaneously by splitting your mobile screen. This is a handy feature when you want to chat and watch Youtube videos simultaneously. To enable multi-window option on J7 prime, head to Settings > Advanced Features > Multi-window > Turn on both options: Split screen view action and Pop-up view action.
Split screen view action lets you divide your screen into two equal parts so you can use two apps at the same time. To use this feature, open an app like Youtube and then tap and hold Recents key.
Pop-up view action lets you adjust the size of the app. To use this feature, open an app and from any of the top corners swipe down diagonally.
14. Dual Messenger –
Dual Messenger is another useful feature of Samsung that lets you use two separate accounts for the same app like WhatsApp, Facebook, Skype, Twitter, etc. To enable dual messenger feature, go to Settings > Advanced Features > Dual Messenger and then enable app on which you want to use two accounts.
That’s it. And do not forget to read part 1 post in which you will be able to read interesting 20+ Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime/J7/J5/J2 tips and tricks.