Hidden Features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

If you bought a Samsung Galaxy Note 9, you already know how amazing the display, the camera, and the processor are. Apart from that, the Galaxy Note 9 has a plethora of useful settings and hidden features you may miss out.


Here are five useful settings and hidden features to help you get the most out of your new phone:


  • Use the S Pen Stylus As a Remote Control

    Note 9’s S Pen can do wonders. You’re not limited to only navigate and write with the S Pen. You can use it as a remote to do different things in different applications. For example, control a presentation and pause and play a YouTube video.


To enable this feature, go to Settings > Advanced features > S Pen > S Pen remote > App Actions.

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  • Unlock Your Phone With a Wave

    Hands full? Or too lazy to pick up your Note 9 to unlock it? No big deal. Once you enable this feature, you can easily wave your hand across the screen to unlock your phone.


Go to Settings > Accessibility > Dexterity and Interaction > Easy Screen


  • Change the Way Recent Apps Display

    If you are one who uses a lot of applications on your phone, the standard app tiles can be devastating when you view your Recent Apps. However, you can change the Recent Apps display with your Note 9.


Go to Recent App screen > Tap the three-dot icon on the upper right corner > List View


  • Light Up Your Notifications

    Instead of receiving a typical pop-up notification, you can choose to enable the perimeter of the phone screen of your Note 9 to light to light up in different colors each time you receive a notification.


Go to Settings > Display > Edge Screen > Edge Lighting > Edge Lighting Style



  • Configure Near-Field Communication (NFC)

    Note 9’s back has an NFC chip below its skin that can move data wirelessly by placing it near an NFC receiver. It’s very useful when it comes to making mobile payments and sharing data.

Go to Settings > Connection > NFC > Payment  



So these are some of the hidden features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 that you may miss out. Explore now! Don’t have a Galaxy Note 9 yet? Grab yours now at https://www.samsung.com/my/smartphones/galaxy-note9/!