Samsung Galaxy Ace Tips and Tricks

Android 2.2
Phone: Samsung Galaxy Ace
Factory OS: Android 2.2

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In your browser go to Menu – More – Settings. Then select Clear Cache / Clear all cookie data / Clear history / Clear form data

There are two ways to do this:
1) Press and hold on a blank spot on your home screen. Select Add to Home screen. Then choose the Wallpapers option. Then choose from one of the options, depending on where the wallpapers are

2) Open the Applications launcher. Select Settings – Personalize – Home wallpaper. Then continue choose from the options provided

When browsing the URL bar will be hidden. Press Menu and the URL bar will appear.

If you want a different keyboard from the default one, go to the Android Marketplace and install one you would like to use.

Then open the Applications Launcher. Press Settings – Language and keyboard – Input method. Then select the keyboard you would like to use

If you find yourself wanting to delete a large amount of photos, the delete confirmation can get annoying. To turn this off, go to Gallery, then Menu and switch off the confirmation dialogue

Open the Applications menu. Select Settings – Sound and display – Brightness. Then choose the desired brightness setting

Long press on a blank part of the home screen. Select Shortcuts -> Gmail Label -> Then choose the label you want

In Contacts press Menu – More – Settings – Order of display name. Then chose Select First Name Last Name or Last Name First name. Then exit

In your Dialer you can press Call without selecting a contact to call the first person on the list

Type a word that is not in the dictionary. The word will show up in the suggestion box to the left. Long press on the word and it will save to the dictionary.