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Galaxy tricks: how to prevent accidental screen turning on when phone is in pocket or purse



Galaxy tricks: how to prevent accidental screen turning on when phone is in pocket or purse


You meet often with the phone on in your trouser pocket or purse?

Surely the fault lies with the big home button it favors accidental switching on of the displaybut to avoid this inconvenience which in the long run could also compromise the battery life, Samsung has provided a special feature called Keep screen off.

Here’s how to enable it:

  1. enter the system settings
  2. access the menu Screen
  3. enable the voice Keep screen off

Now when the smartphone will detect through its sensors that it is in a dark environmentwill immediately to automatically turn off the screen as soon as the home or power button is accidentally pressed.

Unfortunately, however, this function is present only on the various Galaxy S6, Galaxy S7 and other recently introduced Galaxy models. For all the others it is possible to obtain a similar function only through one of the many third party applications present in the Play Store.