Not only is it difficult, but text-messaging while driving is quite dangerous for you and other people on the road. As we all know that text-messaging is quite a distraction while driving, it is better to stop the car and use the cell phone. Alternatively, you can learn how to use the voice features of Samsung Galaxy S4. To help you drive safely without looking at your cellphone, this feature updates you with incoming calls and reads text messages out loud. This smart technology in Samsung Galaxy S4 is known as “Driving Mode”.

In these lines, you will find out how you can turn it on.

How To Turn The Driving Mode On

  1. Press “Apps” on your home screen
  2. Go to “Settings”
  3. Tap “Language and Input” option
  4. Choose “Text-to-Speech Output” option
  5. You will see the Driving Mode setting under “General”. Slide it on and you can select the items to be read, such as incoming alerts, SMS, or other notifications.

How To Turn Your Samsung Galaxy S4 Driving Mode off

If you are not driving but using your cellphone normally, you wouldn’t want this feature to read notifications and messages for you.  If you wish to turn off this feature, follow these steps:

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  1. Go to phone setting app
  2. Choose the “Language and Input” option.
  3. Tap on “Tex-to-Speech Output” option.
  4. Here, you will find driving mode on. Turn it off.

There is another simple method to turn Driving Mode off. You may also turn off the driving mode using notification bar. You just need to slide the top bar down where you will find Driving Mode. You can turn this feature off without bothering to enter phone settings.

With Samsung Galaxy S4 driving mode feature, you will be able to get in touch with latest updates and activities, even while you are driving. A little awareness about your cell phone will save you from unexpected trouble down the road.

Turn Off Car Mode or Drive Mode in the Samsung Galaxy S5

Drive Mode, as it was commonly known in the Samsung Galaxy S4 and earlier models, has been changed to Car Mode in S5. Car mode has a whole new set of features and uses, and the location of device functionality has also been changed. It’s now accessed through the notifications panel, and can also be set to automatically turn on or off.

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