The Samsung Galaxy S3 has been in the market for quite some time, and most people have purchased it due to its considerably fair price and unique features. The phone has a nice design and has remained the top choice for many people and in most cases the ones on a budget. However, tons of users find it difficult using some of its features since most of them are hidden. Here are some 4 features you might not have known about.

Taking Screen Shots

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On most devices, this has quite always been a hard nut to crack. On the Samsung Galaxy S3, there are two ways to take screenshots, but we’ll focus on the easier one. The magic palm swipe is the first option where you just need to activate the motion sensor. The screenshots are then saved automatically after the activation just by swiping the palm from the right to the left and the screenshots are captured. Just that and you’re done!

The Blink Check for Face Unlock

This is a very interesting Samsung Galaxy S3 feature which requires you to blink you eye so as to unlock your phone. You will need to go to the settings, then security, the screen lock and lastly navigate to the face unlock. After that, you only set onscreen instructions so that the phone can recognize your face.

Editing Videos in Your Video Player

To achieve this, you make sure that you have turned on your video and the go to the menu to choose trim where you check on the areas to trim and the ones to keep.

Pausing and Resuming Videos

This feature is also in the video recorder. Here, you can pause any video and immediately or afterwards resume to the same video. This app helps with multiple video editing – makes things a lot faster.

Multitasking Menu

When you hold the Home button, you get the multitasking list which shows you the currently running apps. Anything you don’t want to use can be swiped off. You just need to swipe to the left or right to close it.

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What's my model number?

There are several ways to locate your model number:

Option 1
On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
Option 2
Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
Option 3
Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool