Improve your Samsung Galaxy A33 with these simple tricks for your mobile
The Galaxy A33 It is one of the most balanced models of the Galaxy A family… but if you already own this model, you probably already know that. However, there is always room for improvement, and with some simple tricks you can make your Samsung Galaxy A33 work even better.
Let’s review some of the best tricks for Samsung Galaxy A33 that you can use to get the most out of your device. All of them are extremely simple to carry out, but they will undoubtedly improve your experience with the Galaxy A33.
And, if you want to see how to carry out these same tricks in a more visual way, you can do so thanks to the YouTube video of our colleagues from Urban Tecno, which we provide below these lines.
Take a photo with the palm of your hand
This trick is perfect for those moments when you want to take a picture of yourself and you don’t have anyone to help you: you can make the mobile take a photo as soon as the camera detects that you raise the palm of your hand.
To do this, you just have to open the camera app, enter the settings, enter the “Shooting modes” section and activate the switch for the “Show palm” option.
Get more out of the gallery app
The gallery app of your Galaxy A33 hides a secret option called “Gallery Labs”. In it, you can find hidden functions that are not available by default.
Back in the day, we already explained how to activate this setting. you just have to open gallery appgo to settings, and repeatedly tap the version number until you see a notice that you’ve activated Gallery Labs.
Use maintenance widgets
Most Samsung phones, including the Galaxy A33, include different “maintenance” tools that allow you to always keep your device looking like new, either freeing up storage space or clearing the cache. What not many people know is that these tools have their own widget collection that can be placed on the home screen.
Keep your most private data safe
The Secure Folder is one of the best features of modern Samsung smartphones. In it, you can save documents, images or applications and prevent other people from accessing said data.
To use it, you just have to access it from the quick settings panelset an unlock method and start moving your data to it.
Turn the screen on or off with two taps
The option to turn the screen of a mobile on or off has been an Android classic for years, although some manufacturers have decided to get rid of this option on their devices.
Fortunately, Samsung is not one of them: you can enable double tap on screen to turn it on or off Settingswithin the “Motions and gestures” section in the Advanced functions section.
Turn on developer options
On any Android mobile, you can enable developer options to use advanced features available on your device. On the Galaxy A33, the process to activate this function is the same: you just have to access the System settingsgo to the “About the phone” section and touch repeatedly on the system build number.
When you have done it, a new section will appear at the bottom of the settings menu, called developer options.
A faster way to take screenshots
The movements and gestures menu of your Galaxy A33 is full of secrets. One of the lesser known allows take screenshots in a much faster way than using the classic combination of buttons.
To use it, simply activate the “Palm swipe to capture” option in the “Motions and gestures” section of the Settings app. When it’s on, all you have to do is swipe the edge of your palm from left to right, or vice versa, across the screen.
Control the sound of each app independently
Within the “Sound and vibration” section in the System Settings of your Galaxy A33, you can activate a little-known option called Independent app sound.
When you have done it, you will be able to choose which apps should play audio on external devices connected via Bluetooth, and which ones will play it through the phone’s speakers.
Hide the content of notifications for more privacy
If you don’t want anyone to be able to read the content of messages or notifications you receive, you can hide the content of the notifications you receive on the lock screen.
How? Very simple: Open the System Settings, go to the “Notifications” section and look for “Notifications (Lock screen)”. There, you can choose the type of notifications that will appear on the lock screenand the content to be displayed in them.
Use the “Edge Contents” to improve multitasking
The “Edge Contents” sidebar It is inherited from the legendary Samsung Galaxy Edge of the past, and is now available in models such as the Galaxy A33.
Thanks to this function, you can Quick access to your favorite apps and tools from one side of the screen. To activate the function, go to the settings of screen in the System Settings app, and turn on the switch Edge content.
Hear what’s around you better
Probably one of the most useful and unknown functions that you can find on your Galaxy A33.
If you enter the Settings menu and go to the section of Accessibilitywithin the “Hearing enhancements” section you will find an option called Amplify ambient sound. If you activate it, the device will capture the ambient sound and enhance it so that you can find out everything that happens around you. Note, however, that this feature is only available when do you use headphones.
Get more out of the mobile power button
By default, one long press on power button of your Galaxy A33 open the Bixby virtual assistant. Luckily, this shortcut can be customized.
If you enter Settings, and from there you go to “Advanced functions”, you will find a section called “Function button” that allows you to change the direct access of the mobile’s power button. you can make one double tap open the camera or launch any app of your choiceand that a long press serves to open Bixby, or the power menu.
Use “one handed mode”
Although the Galaxy A33 does not have an excessively large screen, sometimes it can be difficult to reach the top with one hand.
Precisely for this reason, there is one hand modewhich reduces the content on the screen so you can easily reach it.
you just need swipe down on the bottom navigation bar, and the content on the screen will become smaller. If it doesn’t work, you may have to first Enable this option in System Settings.
Modify the intensity of the flashlight
Samsung is one of the few brands that give the option of change the intensity of the flashlight of their mobiles. For this, just open the quick settings panel and make a long press on the flashlight icon. You will see a brightness bar that will allow you change light intensity.
Check all the notifications you have received
This trick is especially useful for those times when you have mistakenly deleted a notification. if you enter Settings / Notifications / Notification history You will be able to see a record of each and every one of the notifications that have reached your mobile, even if you have previously discarded them.
How’s your battery?
Do you want to know how is the battery of your Galaxy A33? Open the “Phone” app and enter the code *#0228#. Automatically, a battery status menu where you can see different interesting parameters.
Check the operation of the sensors
In addition to the above, there another secret code that allows you to test the sensors of your mobile to check that they all work as they should.
Again, you have to open the Phone app and enter this code: *#0*#