Enable and Access the Developer Options on Samsung Galaxy S5

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The Developer Options of Samsung Galaxy S5 may not be needed by regular users. This is the reason why Samsung has hidden the feature, by default, to prevent users from accidentally enabling or disabling the developer options. If you want to access the developer options, you need to enable it on your device. Once enabled, developer options will now show on your "Settings" and you can then use it according to your needs.

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Enable the Developer Options on Samsung Galaxy S5

When not enabled, developer options are not found on Settings. To enable developer options on your Samsung Galaxy S5, follow these procedures:

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    Go to Samsung Galaxy S5's Home screen.
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    • To get to the Home screen, tap on the "Back" key a few times or simply press the "Home" key once.
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    From the Home screen, tap on the lower-right icon (Apps) on your screen.
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    From the "Applications" screen, search for "Settings" (gear icon) and tap on it to open your phone's settings.
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    From Settings, go to the "System" section located on the lower portion of the Settings
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    Scroll your way down until you get to System.
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    Under System section, select "About device", then scroll until you find "Build Number"
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    Tap it 6-7 times quickly and it will notify you that developer options are now enabled..
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    You have successfully enabled the developer options on your Samsung Galaxy S5
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    You can now start using the developer options.
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Access the Developer Options on Samsung Galaxy S5

Once you have enabled the developer options, you will now have access to it. To access the Developer Options, follow these procedures:

  1. 1
    Go to Samsung Galaxy S5's Home screen.
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    • To get to the Home screen, tap on the "Back" key a few times or simply press the "Home" key once.
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  2. 2
    From the Home screen, tap on the lower-right icon (Apps) on your screen.
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  3. 3
    From the Applications screen, search for "Settings" (gear icon) and tap on it to open your phone's settings.
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  4. 4
    From Settings, go to the "System" section located on the lower portion of the Settings
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    Scroll your way down until you get to System.
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    Under System section, the "Developer" option will now show
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    Tap on the icon to open the option.
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    You can now start enabling and disabling the Developer options
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    To enable developer options, switch on the button located on the upper-right portion of the screen. When switched on, you can enable or disable selected developer options. When turned off, all developer options will be disabled.
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    You have successfully enabled the developer options on your Samsung Galaxy S5.
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