The Quick Settings include offers a quick way to gain access to crucial settings on your phone.
Image: SCREEN POST/Unsplash Searching for specific settings and features in Android can be challenging when you don’t necessarily understand where they’re located. Instead of searching for a specific setting, you can more quickly access it using Quick Settings. Available by swiping down on your screen, Quick Settings shows tiles for key settings in Android, such as Internet, Bluetooth, Do Not Interrupt, Dark Style, Calculator and Recorder. Even better, you can personalize the Quick Settings panel to move tiles around the screen and location the ones you utilize more often at the top. What you’ll need to tailor Quick Settings
on Android To make the most of the most recent variation of Quick Settings
, you’ll wish to update your phone to Android 13. Nevertheless, the function has been around for numerous years in one kind or another, so you can still work with it in a previous version of Android. SEE: BYOD Approval Kind(TechRepublic Premium) Show the Quick Settings panel on
a stock Android phone To access Quick Settings on a stock Android phone, such as a Google Pixel, swipe below the top of the screen. Doing so exposes the very first few
settings. Swipe down again to view all of the tiles(Figure A). Figure A Image: Lance Whitney/TechRepublic Swipe the Quick Settings panel to the delegated view the next screen of settings. Tap a specific setting that you wish to trigger or access(Figure B). Figure B Edit the Quick Settings panel on a stock Android phone. To customize the Quick Settings panel, tap the pencil icon in the lower right of the panel. The top area displays all the settings that are currently noticeable. Drag and drop the tiles in this section to alter their order– for example, moving your most regularly utilized settings to the top(Figure C ). Figure C Image: Lance Whitney/TechRepublic Next, swipe to the next section if you want to add tiles not yet noticeable. Once again, drag and drop any tile that you wish to add in the Quick Settings panel(Figure D). Figure D Image: Lance Whitney/TechRepublic You can also remove tiles you no longer need to see. At the top area, drag and drop a tile you wish to remove to the bottom section (Figure E
). Figure E Image: Lance Whitney/TechRepublic When done, exit the
Swipe down on the screen twice and then swipe to the left to see all the
Quick Settings tiles you’ve established(Figure F ). Figure F< img src ="https://www.techrepublic.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Figure-F-How-to-use-and-customize-Quick-Settings-on-your-Android-phone-1-770x553.jpg"alt=" Display the Quick Settings panel on a Samsung Galaxy phone." width =" 770 "height ="553"/ > Show the Quick Settings panel on
Galaxy phone. To gain access to Quick Settings on a Galaxy phone, swipe down two times from the top of the screen, or swipe down with 2 fingers and swipe to the delegated see all the settings(Figure G).
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“width=”770″height=”538″/ > Image: Lance Whitney/TechRepublic Tap a tile that you wish to activate or gain access to(Figure H). Figure H Edit the Quick Settings panel on a Samsung Galaxy phone. To modify the tiles that appear in Quick Settings, swipe down two times from the top of the screen or swipe down with two fingers. Tap the three-dot icon in the upper right and choose Edit(Figure I). Figure I
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The editor shows the tiles presently on screen at the bottom and the tiles that are offered at the top. To move the order of the tiles on display, drag one
in the bottom area and drop it into another spot(Figure J). Figure J Image: Lance Whitney/TechRepublic To show an available tile in the Quick Settings panel, drag it from the top of the screen down area(Figure K). Figure K Image: Lance Whitney/TechRepublic To remove a
tile from the Quick Settings panel, drag it from the bottom of the screen to the top area(Figure L ). Figure L Image: Lance Whitney/TechRepublic If you want to revert your Quick Settings tiles back to the default, tap Reset at the bottom. Otherwise, tap Done. Swipe down twice or with two fingers
your modified Quick Settings panel and then swipe to the left to see the additional tiles (Figure M). Figure M Image: Lance Whitney/TechRepublic For more Android tutorials, have a look at these posts: How to view and control Wi-Fi information use, and how to manage call rejecting.