Mastering Your Galaxy: How to Keep Apps from Closing Accidentally on One UI

By Roze 4 Min Read
How to Keep Apps from Closing Accidentally on One UI

If you own a Galaxy device running One UI, you’ve probably encountered the frustration of inadvertently closing apps while tapping the “Close all” button in the Recent Apps screen. But fear not, One UI has a solution to prevent this mishap and ensure your favorite apps stay open when you want them to.

Securing Your Apps: A Quick Guide

How to Force Apps to Stay Open in One UI:

  1. Open the Recent Apps screen on your Galaxy device.
  2. Locate the app you want to prevent from closing.
  3. Tap the app icon above the desired app.
  4. Select “Keep open.”

Voila! You’ll see a message confirming that the app is now “kept open for quick launching.” Additionally, a lock icon will appear in the lower-right corner of the app in the Recent Apps screen.

With this feature enabled, your chosen app will remain ready for quick access and won’t close, even if you press the notorious “Close all” button.

Unlocking an App: If you wish to undo this safeguard and allow the app to close, follow these simple steps:

  1. Navigate to the Recent Apps screen.
  2. Tap the lock icon associated with the app you want to unlock.

By following these straightforward steps, you can ensure that your critical apps stay open when you need them, sparing you from the hassle of reopening them repeatedly.

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Diving Deeper into Samsung’s Camera App on One UI

In the realm of Galaxy devices, the Camera app takes center stage, offering a versatile suite of features to capture life’s moments. Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or a casual snapper, understanding the basics of the Camera app can enhance your mobile photography experience.

Overview of Samsung Camera App:

  1. Viewfinder UI: The rightmost area houses the shutter/record button, allowing you to capture photos or record videos effortlessly. It also includes shortcuts for your most recent media and switching between front and rear-facing cameras.
  2. Shooting Modes: Located to the left of the shutter button, a row of text displays different shooting modes such as Portrait, Photo, Video, Hyperlapse, and more. You can customize this menu to include additional modes like Pro Mode and Super Slow-Mo.
  3. Zoom Controls: Users have access to zoom controls, accompanied by dynamic buttons that change based on shooting modes and subjects. For instance, Portrait mode reveals blur controls, while Video mode offers Auto Framing.
  4. Settings Panel: The leftmost area contains a row of buttons for various settings, including image and video resolution, flash controls, timers, and specific mode-related options. This area adapts based on the selected shooting mode.

Customization and Resetting Settings:

  • You can customize shooting modes and settings to tailor the Camera app to your preferences.
  • If you ever feel the need to revert to the default configuration, simply tap the cogwheel icon, scroll down, select “Reset settings,” and confirm the reset.

Going Beyond the Basics: While this overview covers the essentials, the Camera app harbors advanced settings and features waiting to be explored. Throughout the week, we’ll delve deeper into these intricacies, so stay tuned for more insights into mastering the art of mobile photography on your Galaxy device.

In the dynamic world of Galaxy devices, mastering these features empowers you to make the most of your smartphone’s capabilities. So, seize the moment and capture memories with the finesse that One UI and Samsung’s Camera app offer.

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