Samsung Galaxy Note 3 features unmatched software and applications for live editing, multimedia and more. Its S Pen adds more influence to hidden features and applications for owners to discover. However, the device must be handled with care and be well-maintained to last. Here are 10 "do's" and "don'ts" for your Galaxy Note 3.
Five "Do's" for Samsung Galaxy Note 3
1. Explore Features
Galaxy Note 3 sports several unique features you cannot find from other phablets or smartphones which makes it a premium device. Use the S Pen and the Settings menu of the Galaxy Note 3 to discover functions such as Action Memo, Pen Window and Screen Write.
2. Select Features
No matter how amazing the features of Galaxy Note 3 may be most of them drain a lot of battery when active. Once you have discovered the features of the device and its S Pen, select which among them are useful and fits everyday task then turn off the rest to save more energy on the battery and prevent annoying features from unexpectedly popping up.
3. Buy Covers
Since it is premium, you are responsible to maintain the fresh external look so you may need to purchase covers. Samsung offers several kinds of protective gears with extra functions for your Galaxy Note 3.
4. Keep Warranty Safe
Do not lose the warranty paper or you'll have to pay for technical service if something happens on your device. Normally, the Galaxy Note 3 includes one-year service warranty which can be extended at a cost.
5. Manage Data Usage
Galaxy Note 3 boasts HD screen display with high pixel density which can play high quality video, but HD videos grab more data than regular once that can consume your data plan without your knowledge. Moreover, restrict background applications to prevent apps from consuming data.
Five "Don'ts" for Galaxy Note 3
1. Never lose the S Pen
Most features Galaxy Note 3 is activated by the S Pen , losing the magical accessory will kill 50 per cent of hidden functions of the device. Make sure to enable the alarm built-in inside the system so that Galaxy Note 3 can warn you if the S Pen is detached.
2. SIM Lock
Samsung designed the device to be locked from SIM cards of other territories. Before flying out from where you purchased the device, make sure you have already activated it or you're going to pay a visit to the nearest service centre or network carrier.
3. Don't Ignore Updates
Even if the device is running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, Samsung will constantly push new software updates for the device which may contain security patches, bug fixes and battery improvements. Download them using Wi-Fi or Samsung Kies PC Suite on your computer.
4. Discover Features not Experiment the System
Be careful of rooting or flashing custom ROMs on your phablet as it may damage the device and removes the current warranty. Make sure that you are aware of what may happen if you touch the system aspect of the device such as controlling processors, shifting storage memory into RAM and other intense development on the system.
5. Use Protection
Don't forget to download an antivirus to shield the device from malicious wares and viruses which can slow down or even damage the system. There are many antiviruses available from the Play Store, free for download. Double check the Samsung Knox Security to ensure your private information is protected.
To contact the editor, e-mail: