Most of the Samsung Galaxy Smartphone devices have been coming with some great features. Samsung has added some unique features in their all Android smartphone. So, each and every smartphone should have the first choice of most of the people. Some features like battery replacement, Memory expansion, different back covers and much more. But, here we are going to discuss an interesting topic, which should also be your requirement. The discussion based on Optimising Samsung’s TouchWiz in Samsung Galaxy S4/S3, Note 2/3 and other devices.

But, before that, we want to let you know one thing that why should the Samsung devices are the first choice for most of the people. So, as we discussed ago, we can say that the variety of features is the main reason. Also of that, the Samsung devices are also having the update, by which the device run faster. Now, let’s back return on the topic. There is also some steps; that makes your Samsung device more responsive compared to other devices. All the steps are readily applicable to all the Samsung TouchWiz devices.

How to Optimising Samsung’s TouchWiz

So here, we will discuss the steps, which will make your Samsung TouchWiz device efficient. The best thing about the actions is that all the steps can easily perform by using the device. So now, take a look at that and quickly optimise your Samsung TouchWiz device.

Updating Firmware

This is the very first and natural step, to optimise your Samsung TouchWiz smartphone. By using this action, you can easily get the info that there is latest firmware is available or not. So, to access to the Software update, follow the below steps. Here, we are discussing the steps for the device which is powered by an Android OS 5.0.1 Lollipop.

  • Go to the “Settings” of your Samsung smartphone device.
  • Then, go to the 4th option of “More”.
  • Here, now scroll down the display until the option of “About device” comes.
  • In which, you can see the possibility of Software update. Tap on it.
  • It will open another display for you, in which three options are there.

Samsung TouchWiz - Updating Latest Software

  • To update the Software, tap on the option of “Update now”. It will prompt you. Say OK to all the prompts and go ahead.

In the same display, there is also an option of “Auto update”. It is helpful to you, which makes automatic updating of software whenever needed.

Updating Wallpaper

This seems a small step for some users, but it is true. An Efficient means a wallpaper which consumes minimum battery power. It also means that the wallpaper which gives a minimum load on the processor of the device. The default wallpaper may consume more battery power. Also of that, the live wallpaper is one of the significant reason behind the faster battery drain. But, it does not mean that the wallpaper provided by the manufacturer is not okay. Because the bright wallpaper is good, but on AMOLED display, it is like useless.

So, to optimize your Samsung device always set up the wallpaper, which consuming less power and looks superb. Samsung also offers you to set up your favorite wallpaper. To do so, follow the steps written below.

  • First of all, unlock your Samsung Device.
  • Now, long press on the blank area of your device home screen.
  • Then, tap on the option of “Wallpapers”.
  • Here, in this option, select your location. It means where you want to set up the wallpaper. There are three options as “Home screen”,” Lock screen” and “Home and lock screen”.
  • Now, to set your favourite picture as wallpaper, you can choose it from “Gallery”.

Setting Efficient Wallpaper

  • After selecting, tap on “Done” option to set it as wallpaper.

So, by using this step, you can quickly set up the wallpaper.

Clearing Unwanted items from the Home screen

On the home screen of the device, there are many shortcuts located. Those shortcuts should be the reason for consuming battery power. In most of the Samsung smartphone device, there is one or two alternatives are seen on the home screen. Also of that, there is also a clock, chrome browser, and Samsung apps. If it is not needed, then the best option is that remove it.

There is a far better way to remove it. To eliminate those shortcuts, just long press on each shortcut. Then, drag it to the top of the screen, where the option of “Remove” is located.

Clearing Unwanted items from the Home screen

One step ahead from the shortcuts, there is also some widgets are coming to the home screen. Due to the widgets, device’s RAM and the processor automatically get some additional load.

That will affect the overall efficiency of your Samsung device. So, if it is possible then remove the widgets from the home screen, to get rid of the battery drain. To remove it, follow the same process as above. Long press on widgets and drag it to the “Remove” tab.

Here, one thing is also important to note that on the device sometimes there are more than one pages of home screens appears. It will also consume more battery power compare to one page. So, to prevent the faster battery drain, you have to remove that additional pages of a home screen. 

Uninstalling/Force Stop Unwanted Apps

When your device is new, then in the menu, there are many pre-installed apps you have seen. From which, each of the apps is not even useful to all the users all the time. The apps like ChatON, Game Hub, Group Play, Help, More services, S Suggest, and Samsung Apps are unuseful t0 users. After sometimes, all the users have installed the apps, which requires for them. After adding some additional apps, the pages of the menu becomes more.

Sometimes, it is more boring to swipe the display number of time, to access the required app. So, it is better to hide unwanted apps, which have been coming as pre-installed. So, Samsung offers the best way to hide up unwanted apps. Once you hide the apps, your pages of the menu automatically become simpler. To do so, follow the easy points mentioned below.

  • First of all, unlock your Samsung device and open the menu.
  • Then, tap on the key which is located at the bottom left. It will open the list of options for you.
  • From which, select the “Hide apps”. Now, one small box at the top right corner of each app is added.
  • Then, select all the apps which you want to hide. To do so, tap on the small box of the app.
  • After selecting the apps, now click on the “Done”.

Now, you are done. You can easily access to that hidden application, by following the same process as above. But, at that time, choose an option of “Show Hidden Apps”. 

Changing the Default Keyboard

The Samsung smartphone device comes with its default keyboard, which looks good. But, regarding correction, this default keyboard does not have a facility of auto correction. It means, if you have typed the wrong word mistakenly, it will not correct that word. So, for the users who have poor knowledge of English, this default keyboard is not suitable. But, those users, do not worry, because we have an alternative option for that.

Changing the Default Keyboard

Google has launched the keyboard as “Google Keyboard” for the users, whose device runs on Android OS 4.2 or more than that. This is the app introduced by Google.

It has the facility of auto-correction, and word prediction, which may save you valuable time. The “Google Keyboard” app is available at Google Play Store, for all the Android users. So, to optimize your Samsung TouchWiz device, use the Google Keyboard.

Turn off Unwanted Sensors

Most of the Samsung device is coming with unique features like Sensors and much more. The Sensors are very helpful when you want to take work from the device only by the sense. But, the sensors will slightly consume battery power.

But, whenever it continuous work, it may become the reason for battery drain. So, to save the battery, you must turn off the sensors, which are not useful.

You can also optimize your Samsung device, by setting up of your favorite shortcuts on the Home screen, which slightly saves your time. It is also helpful for fast and easy access to the particular app, which has been set up as shortcuts. It also provides the facility, by which you can configure 2 or 3 or 4 shortcuts of apps.

Here, we have listed the steps or point, by which you can quickly optimize the Samsung TouchWiz smartphone device. In which, we have listed six easy steps, which you can easily apply to your Samsung Device. We hope that it may be very useful for you to optimize your Samsung device. If it is helpful, then kindly share it with all of your friends and colleagues.

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Mukesh Chauhan
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