The Samsung galaxy note 5 is much easier to use than any other previous Note device since it is the slimmest. However, still talking about 5.7 inches seems too big to handle. Samsung has 2 ideas that can really be of help if you have quite some trouble using your Samsung galaxy note5 with one hand.The galaxy note5 falls under the one-handed operation category and thus its settings are designed in such a way that should you experience any trouble, you can modify them to suit your comfort by adjusting the size of your screen. On the settings application of galaxy note5, you’ll see an option, “Display” under which you will come across ‘’One-handed operation’’. Two settings that are distinct are here. However, you will find one of them more useful than the other.The first option of the setting reads ‘’Reduce screen size’’. This setting enables you to reduce the size of your screen to a smaller window whenever you need it to. After enabling it, press on the home button thrice and your screen will shrink down proportionately to half its size. You can then pull the screen to the left or to the right using an arrow that appears on either side of your screen. With that, you can use your screen just as if it were full size with no struggles of your hand reaching the far corner of the screen. Also, you can adjust your screen back to its normal size whenever you wish by simply pressing again on the home button thrice or you can use an on-screen button.Option 2, which is the other option, reads ‘’One-handed input’’. This one is not quite as useful as the previous one because of its nature of operation which can prove to be quite a nuisance. Unlike the guideline on the previous setting that reads ‘’Reduce screen size’’, this switch puts the aspect in full effect all through. When its switched on, the stock keyboard, phone dialer pad, lock screen and calculator are all shrunken and shifted to one side of the screen just like the screen does in the other setting. The part that can be pretty annoying about this setting is that you cannot toggle the settings back to normal whenever you need to. It is just on all the time.However, much of the freedom of choice on which setting to use, whether one or both, depends on your personal preference. You may find them useful especially at a time when each suits your needs most like those times when you have pretty much on your hands to handle and you only have one free hand to handle the stuff on your galaxy note5. This is indeed a good choice and a shot in the arm for those busy folks who are ever busy to handle their phones with both hands. It’s also a pretty good thing for those who really fancy the swag of doing the one-hand thingy while using their phones.
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