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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable Concert Hall Effect in Music App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

The Music app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has some sound effects that you can use to improve your experience in listening to the music with your phone, one of which is the concert hall effect. When this sound effect is enabled, your phone will simulate the reverb of a concert hall when playing music as if you're listening the music in a concert hall.


How to enable the concert hall effect in the Music app?
You can turn on this feature so you can listen to the music with hall effect by using the following steps:
Open the Music app and then play a song you want to listen to.Tap More at the top right and then select SoundAlive.
Scroll down the screen and then tap the ON/OFF switch next to Concert hall to enable or disable this sound effect. When the switch turns means the concert hall effect is enabled and your phone will play the music with hall effect.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Change Audio Playback Speed in Music App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

By default, the Music app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge plays audio playback in normal speed. However, this app has a feature that will let you change the speed of the audio playback so it can be played slower or faster. You can use it to help you easily practice a new song or learn a new language from audio track by slowing down the speed of the playback, or help you save more time with faster listening to an audio playback that you think it's playing way too slowly by speeding up the speed of the playback.


How to change the speed of the audio playback in the Music app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the Music app and then play a music or other audio track you want to listen to.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.
Tap Play speed.
Slide the bar to the left or tap to slow down the audio playback (up to 0.5x in speed), or slide the bar to the right or tap to speed up the audio playback (up to 2.0x in speed). If you have found the desired speed, tap Done bu…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Customise Tabs in Music App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

The Music app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has 7 tabs that are enabled by default and used to sort your music collection by certain category, e.g., by playlists, by albums, by folders, by artists, etc. As the example, you can access your music collection through the playlists tab when you want to listen to the music within a playlist you have made before. If needed, you can choose to enable only the required tabs to simplify the app looks or rearrange the order of the tabs for easier access to your music collection.


How to customise tabs in the Music app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the Music app.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.
Tap Tabs to view all tabs. There are 7 tabs available: Playlists, Tracks, Albums, Artists, Genres, Folders, and Composers.
To enable or disable tabs, check or uncheck the box in the left side of the required tab to enable or disable it. When the box is checked, means the tab is enabled and will be displayed in the Music app.
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Set a Timer to Automatically Stop Music from Auto-Playing after a Certain Amount of Time in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you're the one who often fall asleep with music being played in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge but don't want to end up waking up in the morning to a depleted battery, you can set a timer in the Music app before you go to sleep to have your phone automatically turns off the playback after the predefined time is over so you don't have to wake up somewhere in the middle of the night just to manually stop the playback. This feature can also help you save more power because your phone doesn't need to use power to play the music when you have fallen asleep.


How to adjust the music auto off timer in the Music app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the Music app.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.
Tap Music auto off and then select from the following options:
Never: this option is enabled by default. If you select it, your phone will not stop playing the playback until you turn it off manually.After 15 minutesAfter 30 minutesAfter 1 hourAfter 1 hour…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Listen to Music at Equal Volume Level in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Music app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has a feature named smart volume which will let you set your phone to automatically adjust the volume of all tracks to an equal level with the volume of the current playback. You can use this feature if your music files are come from different sources and/or have different sound qualities which make them sound louder or quieter than the current playback.


How to enable the smart volume feature in the Music app?
You can turn on this feature by using the following steps:
Open the Music app.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.
Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Smart volume to enable or disable this option. The switch turns when it's enabled.
When the smart volume feature is enabled, the Music app will automatically adjust the volume of all tracks to an equal level with the volume of the current playback. As the example, if the volume of the current playback is set to 30%, then the volume of other tracks will automatically be adjusted to 30%.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Listen to Music Wirelessly with Bluetooth Speaker in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you're the one who often use your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to listen to the music, doing this wirelessly with a Bluetooth speaker can be an alternative way if you don't want to plug any cable into your phone when it comes to connect with ear buds, headphones or other external speakers so you can listen to the music away from your phone.


How to listen to music wirelessly with a Bluetooth speaker?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Turn on your Bluetooth speaker.Turn on Bluetooth on your phone by swiping down the top of the screen to access the notification panel and then tap Bluetooth button in the quick settings area. Your phone will automatically scan for all available nearby Bluetooth devices.
Tap your Bluetooth speaker's name to pair and connect it with your phone.
Now, open the Music app and then select the required song you want to listen to with the Bluetooth speaker.If needed, you can use your Bluetooth speaker to keep your phone unlocked while it's being…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Listen to Only Audio of a Video File in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

The default Video app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has a feature named play audio only that can be used to set your phone to play only the audio from video files so you can use your phone for other activity or turn off the screen to save more power while listening to the audio. It comes handy when you more need to listen the audio of a video than watch it, such as audio books, lectures, tutorial, or even music video.


How to listen to only audio of a video file?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the Video app.If the videos are grouped by folders, tap a folder and then tap the required video to play it.To enable the play audio only feature, tap More at the top right and then select Enable play audio only.
Press the Home key to minimize the Video app and set your phone to continue playing the playback in the background. You can now use your phone to do other activity or turn off the screen to save more power while listening to the audio.If needed, you can control the playback us…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Take a Panorama Photo in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Panorama is still be one of the default shooting modes in the Camera app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. But, it's now embedded with a neat feature called motion panorama which will let you not only take a series of photos in either a horizontal or vertical direction and then stitch the clearest frames together to create a still panoramic photo, but also shoot videos in panorama format at the same times so you can see a moving snapshot of all images you took. You can use this shooting mode when you need to take a photo of a wide scene or big/tall/high/long object without you have to change the distance between you and the object.


How to take a panorama photo?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open the Camera app. By default, it uses the rear camera with the auto mode.Tap Mode to view all available shooting modes and then tap Panorama to enable this shooting mode.
Tap and then select ON to enable the motion panorama feature so you can take videos alongside the panorama images.
Po…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Take a Photo Using Selective Focus Mode in Camera App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Selective focus is one of shooting modes available in the Camera app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that can be used to make a specific object in a photo you take with the rear camera be the centre of attention by applying the out of focus effect in the photo, in other words, your phone will focus on the selected object and blur the rest to make the object becomes stand out.

To get the best result when taking a photo with the selective focus mode, make sure to fill the following conditions:
Place the object you want to focus on between 10-50 cm from the phone.Make sure the distance between the object you want to focus on and the background at least 3 times the distance between the object and your phone. As the example, if you place the object 30 cm from your phone, then the distance between your phone and the background at least 90 cm.Avoid taking a photo with the background that cannot be distinguished from the object, such as plain-coloured walls or background with no pattern.Make sure to…