Galaxy Note tips and tricks – what you don’t know about the phablet

June 12, 2012
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    Announced at IFA 2011, the Galaxy Note quickly became one of Samsung’s Android flagship devices, and the company has been selling quite a few units in the recent months.

    In case you have recently purchased the device and you’re still discovering its secrets, we’ll show you a few Galaxy Note tips and tricks, which have been conveniently posted on the company’s Facebook page a few months ago. Here’s what you should know about the Galaxy Note’s hidden features:

    • The keyboard can be optimized for one-handed operation
    • S Pen gestures can launch button functions
    • S Memo lite launches in just two taps for instant memo taking
    • With the S Pen you can write and draw on any screen
    • S Memos can be zoomed in for more detailed use
    • Subtle details make the S Memo experience even better
    • S Memo is more than just a memo application–it captures photos, records audio, and more
    • S Pen makes it easy to freely cut out a specific part of a picture
    • A screenshot shared to an S Memo is linked to its original website
    • Combining two S Memos automatically organizes them into a folder
    • Text messages can be handwritten to share your emotions better
    • Emails can be drawn to be worth a thousand words
    • S Memo lite can be hidden to reveal the background
    • Photo editor lets you get expressively creative
    • Annotations can be made directly on PPT documents
    • Handwritten memos can be added into schedules
    • Handwriting can be added to video to add some personality
    • Schedules can be easily managed with intuitive gestures using S Planner
    • Schedules can be easily managed with intuitive gestures using S Planner
    • Touchnote, postcards can be designed with the S Pen and sent to a physical address
    • S Pen makes playing Crayon physics much more enjoyable
    • Using Touch Retouch, making people disappear is easier than a magic trick
    • Anybody can draw zen-inspired paintings
    • With just a little imagination, creating a comic strip is as easy as using the S Pen
    • Project collaboration is possible 24/7 with anyone and anywhere

    Check out the full gallery below:

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    Do you have any Galaxy Note tips and tricks of your own?


    • Daniel Dombrowski

      Where is “video maker” on the US version? I don’t see it anywhere and I think it would be a great app.

      • Lou Ray 13

        There isnt a stock video maker app on u.s. Version :(

    • Chriski333

      wheres the ics update on at&t!?

    • Tweed Echidna

      Very informative. Goes beyond the generic “4 secrets” all other articles chirp on about. Thank you.

    • georgedean

      please explain to me why i dont have one handed keyboard option. I have galaxy note on telus in canada.

      • nzam

        U should upgrade your android system into version 4 android