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How To Use & Customize Taskbar On Galaxy Tab S9 Series

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Now that the new premium Galaxy tablet, the Galaxy Tab S9 series, is finally here, everyone is excited to experience the latest in the series. Coming with several impressive features such as a next-gen processor, large battery, and intuitive graphical interface, the Galaxy Tab S9 series is brought to life by the new Taskbar that provides seamless multitasking, gesture controls to switch from full-screen mode to split-Screen mode, better use of windowed apps and more.

Samsung One UI Taskbar:

The latest Samsung Galaxy S9 series has a new taskbar, which comes with One UI 5.1.1, which is based on Android 13. Conveniently placed at the bottom, the Taskbar gives you a true PC-like experience, giving you access to the applications you use the most; in other words, you don’t have to search for an app to open it, for example, your favorite social media app, music app and more. You can even use your Taskbar to open your apps in multi-window mode, which allows you to create app pairs.

Customizing the taskbar is so simple and fun. Here in this article we are sharing you the quick guide on how you can use and customize the taskbar in your latest Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Series.

How to Enable or Disable Taskbar on your Galaxy Tab S9?

For your information, the taskbar is on by default on all Galaxy tablets. So here are the steps to know how you can turn off the taskbar:

  • Open Settings and tap on the Display tab.
  • Swipe and click on the Taskbar.
  • Click on the Switch which is at the top to turn it on/off.

How to add apps on the Taskbar on your Galaxy Tab S9?

Apps that are your favorites will automatically be added to the taskbar. In other words, if you have the Contacts, Messages, and Dialer apps as favorites, they will automatically appear on the taskbar. You can easily add or remove the apps on the taskbar:

  • To add apps, from the Home screen or the Apps screen,  Press and Hold  an app and drag it to the Favorites bar area at the bottom.
  • Now to remove an app, simply Hold and Drag the app out of the Favorites bar area.
  • Alternatively, Press and Hold the app until a pop-up appears and tap Remove.

How to use the Taskbar on your Galaxy Tab S9 Series?

Just like on PC or Mac, the Taskbar helps you open your favorite apps easily and quickly and appears at the bottom of the screen while using the app. To use the Taskbar on your Galaxy Tab S9 series steps have been provided below:

  • Open your phone, then go to see the Taskbar and open any app or window of your choice.
  • Tap any app to open it.
  • To use Multi Window, drag and drop the apps you want from the Taskbar to the screen’s top, bottom, left, right, or center.
  • In case you have used two apps, you can create an app pair from the Taskbar; Drag and drop the first app to the left and the second app to the right position.
  • Click on the center of the screen, in between two app windows.
  • Click on the App pair icon and select the Taskbar.
  • Now you will see the app pair on your Taskbar; you can use both apps simultaneously.

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Samsung One UI: How to Enable Swipe-Down Search On Galaxy Phone’s Home Screen

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Nowadays, every smartphone user generally uses hundreds of applications on their devices, and due to the large number of applications, it’s a bit difficult to find the desired application, so to make it simple, users have only one solution: manually search for the application with its name using the finder option.

Samsung Swipe Down To Access App Finder

Samsung has rolled out a new update for the Home Up application. With the latest update, users have received some useful features; Finder Access is one of them, which has made app access more convenient. It allows users to quickly jump to the app finder with one swipe. Let’s understand how you can use it.

How to Enable Samsung Home Screen App Finder with Good Lock Home Up

To use the App Finder, your Samsung Galaxy phone should support the Good Lock application and then you need to update the Home Up application to the latest version (v15.0.01.19), then follow the below steps:

  1. Go to the Good lock.
  2. Here, select the Home Up module.
  3. Turn on the Home Up
  4. Then tap on the Home screen option.
  5. Here, you will get the Finder access option, then tap on it. 
  6. Now choose any option from the “Home screen” or “App screen” where the feature should be activated.
  7. Now if you swipe down on the Home Screen to access App Finder.


Note: The latest update for Home Up is only available for Galaxy devices that are running on One UI 6.1 or above. And Swipe Down control centre won’t work after enable this feature.


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Galaxy AI: How to Summarize & Transcribe Voice Recording into Text on Samsung Phone

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Samsung has recently rolled out the One UI 6.1 update for several Galaxy devices. With the late One UI update, the company has brought several innovations that will provide several utility options for the users. From several features, the AI power ones are the most highlighted, and voice record summarization is also a unique feature.

What is voice recording summarization?

Now, with the One UI 6.1 update, Galaxy users can easily transcribe any voice recording into text form and summarize it in their own language. This will help users easily make notes according to what is recorded. 

To use this feature, you need to go to the settings and then select the Advanced feature. Here you will see the voice recorder, tap on it, and then touch the summaries option. Now turn it on. When it is turned on, you can enjoy summarizing voice recordings.

To summarize the voice recording Go to the recorder application, select the desired recording file, and here you will see the option ‘transcribe’. Once it finishes transcribing, you will see one more tab for summarization. However, the option is currently not working correctly as it fails to detect the exact wording of other languages except English. However, it is expected that the company may bring more optimization to the device to make the feature more powerful.

How to Transcribe Voice Recording into Text on Samsung Phones

If you are using a Galaxy device that has installed the One UI 6.1 update, then you can easily use voice recorder summarization by following these steps:

  1. Go to the Settings and select the advanced feature.
  2. Here you will see a voice recorder option. Tap on it to access
  3. Now turn the toggle on to activate it.
  1. Once activated, open the voice recorder, then select any saved file.
  2. Now you will see the option “transcribe.”  It will provide all the information from the test. 
  3. Once the transcription is done, you will get a summarize tab adjacent to it; just swipe write to access it. 

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Samsung One UI: How to Manage Always-on Display (AOD) Brightness after One UI 6.1

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Samsung has introduced some new utilities with One UI 6.1 for the AOD display. Users who own the Galaxy S24 can put wallpaper in the Always on display and add some widgets as well; however, the company has removed the manual brightness settings for the same feature. But you don’t have to worry, as you can still manage the always-on-display brightness with new methods. 

How to manage AOD brightness for Galaxy S24 series

With the latest One UI 6.1, Samsung has removed the manual brightness settings for the Galaxy S24 devices. If you want to adjust the auto brightness, you have to set the preferred brightness level of the main display from the notification panel. The reason behind the removal of the feature is to give convenience to users, as it brings automation for brightness by default, so it will dim or increase the brightness of the AOD according to the light condition. 

How to Manage AOD Brightness after One UI 6.1 update 

Apart from Galaxy S24 devices, Samsung has placed the AOD manual control option in the Good Lock – LockStar App settings, so if you want to take advantage of the manual control settings, first you need to update the Lockstar application to the latest version, then follow the below steps:

  1. Open the Good Lock on your device’
  2. Then tap on the LockStar module from the list of “Makeup” modules.
  3. Here you will see the option  Always On Display Auto Brightness. 
  4. If you don’t see the manual brightness control, then turn the auto brightness off.
  5. Then you will get a dedicated slider so you can set the brightness to a different level.

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