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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Enable, Configure and Use Information Stream in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Information stream is a feature in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge that works by utilizing its edge screen. When this feature is enabled, you can view real-time news and other information you have selected in advance on the edge screen when the main screen is turned off.


How to enable the information stream feature?
You can do so by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the edge screen.


Method #1: From the settings menu
You can enable the information stream feature via the settings menu by using these steps:
While the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.Scroll down the screen to the Device section and then tap Edge screen.Tap Information stream.Slide the ON/OFF switch to the right to enable it. When the switch turns green means the information stream feature is enabled.

Method #2: From the edge screen
When people edge or apps edge feature is enabled, you can enable th…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to View Missed Notifications from My People in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

If you have assigned a contact to a provided colour indicator in My people while the people edge feature is enabled, a tab with this contact's assigned colour will appear on the edge screen when you have missed notifications(calls, text messages or email messages) from this contact. You can use this tab to easily view those missed notifications. But, you have to remember that this feature will work if you enable the edge screen notifications.


How to view missed notifications from My people?
As the example, if you have assigned a contact named "Marie" to the orange colour indicator in My people, you can easily view missed notifications from Marie by using the following steps:
Drag the orange tab on the edge screen towards the centre of the screen to view all missed notifications from Marie. By default, the tab is displayed in the right edge screen and can be accessed from all screens.
If there are multiple notifications from this contact, you can preview each notification b…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Use People Edge Feature to Communicate with My People in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has several features that will let you easily and quickly communicate with your favourite contacts, one of which is the people edge feature. When you have enabled this feature and added your favourite contacts to My people, you can easily and quickly call, send text or email messages to them from the edge screen regardless the screen or app you're opening, in condition that you have set the edge screen handle to be displayed in all screens.


How to call, send text or email messages to My people?
You can do so by using the following steps:
To open the edge screen, drag the edge screen handle towards the centre the screen. By default, the handle is located in the right edge screen and displayed in all screens.If the edge screen displays the apps edge at the first place, you have to swipe across the screen again to access the people edge.Tap an icon of the required contact you want to communicate with.To call the selected contact, tap . To send a text message to t…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Delete or Reorder Apps in Apps Edge in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

If you have enabled the apps edge feature in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and added your favourite apps, you can easily access to those apps from the edge screen regardless the screen or app you're opening, in condition that you have set the edge screen handle to be displayed in all screens. When needed, you can also manage apps you have added in the apps edge, for instance: remove unused apps or change the order of apps.


How to delete or reorder apps in the apps edge feature?
You can do so by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the edge screen.


Method #1: From the settings menu
You can delete or reorder apps in the apps edge via the settings menu by using the following steps:
While the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.Scroll down the screen to the Device section and then tap Edge screen.Tap Apps edge. All apps you have added to this feature will be …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Setup Apps Edge Feature in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

If we see the function, the apps edge feature in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has similar function with the toolbox feature that can be found in its predecessor, Samsung Galaxy S5. Both these features let you quickly access your favourite apps regardless the screen or app you're opening. The difference is the toolbox feature uses a toolbox icon to let you access the apps, while the apps edge feature uses the edge screen.


How to enable the apps edge feature?
You can do so by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the edge screen settings.


Method #1: From the settings menu
You can enable the apps edge feature via the settings menu by using the following steps:
When the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.Scroll down the screen to the Device section and then tap Edge screen.Tap Apps edge.Slide the ON/OFF switch to the right to enable it. The switch turns green whe…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Change the Edge Screen Position in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

By default, your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge uses its right edge screen to let you use some features that work by utilizing the edge screen, e.g: people edge, apps edge, night clock, etc. However, since this phone has dual edge screens, you can select which side you want to use, the left side or the right side.


How to change the edge screen position?
You can do so by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the edge screen settings.


Method #1: From the settings menu
You can change the edge screen position via the settings menu by using the following steps:
When the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.Scroll down the screen to the Device section and then tap Edge screen.Scroll down the screen to the Additional settings section and then tap Edge screen position.Tap Edge screen side.Here you'll be provided with two options:Right side: select this option to have you…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Change the Display Location of the Edge Screen Handle in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

If your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has been updated to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, you can change where the edge screen handle will be displayed in your phone for more convenient access. If you often access the edge screen features, e.g: people edge or apps edge, you can set your phone to always display the edge screen handle regardless the screen or app you're opening. But, if you don't want your phone displays the handle when you're opening an app, you can set your phone to only display the handle while you're in home screen or lock screen.


How to change the display location of the edge screen handle?
You can do so by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the edge screen settings.


Method #1: From the settings menu
You can change where the edge screen handle will appear in your phone via the settings menu by using the following steps:
When the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top ri…