Samsung Galaxy Ace Tips and Tricks

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

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First you need to copy some MP3s on to your phone. To do this, connect your Phone to a computer with the USB cable. It should mount automatically and appear as a drive letter on your computer. If it doesn’t, then drag the notification bar (the bar at the top) down and press USB Connected and select Mount.

Once that is done, go to the Phone’s drive letter on your computer. Create a folder called “ringtones”. Then copy your MP3’s from into this folder.

Once that is done, go to the Phone’s home screen, press Menu – Settings – Sound – Phone ringtone. Scroll down until you find the ringtone you want

To check information about Signal Strength, Network and Battery Level, go to Menu – Settings – About Phone

To view all emails with attachments scroll until you see the Paperclip icon and press it

To save an image in an email or in the browser, long press on the image and a menu will appear allowing you to save it

While typing emails or notes, you can simply tap the space key twice and the phone will insert a full stop / period

By turning off the animations, your phone may run faster, smoother and you may experience less lag.

Press Menu – Settings – Sounds & Display – Animation. Then, turn this to Off.

Press Menu – Delete. Then select the message you want to delete by pressing the X next to the message. Then press Delete

When the song is playing, select Menu -> Set as Ringtone. You can do this for multiple songs, then set different ringtones for each contact in your contacts

Press the power button once. This will sleep or wake the phone

If you want to type non-English letters (eg those with an accent), long-press on the relevant letter. A list of options will appear for you to select