Change the Settings View Type on Samsung Galaxy S5

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By default, Samsung Galaxy S5's settings view is on a modified tab-view. All setting options are grouped per tab depending on their functions and can be browsed vertically. There is an option to switch from a tab-view to a list-view. Depending on your preference, you can switch between view types easily, by going to the Settings on your device.

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Change Samsung Galaxy S5's Settings View to List-Type

To change the Setting's default tab-view to a list-type on Samsung Galaxy S5, follow these procedures:

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    Go to your Samsung Galaxy S5's Home screen. Press the Home button once or tap on the Back key a few times until you get to the Home screen.
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    Once you are on the Home screen, tap on the Apps icon located on the lower part of the phone's screen. The Apps icon will take you to the application folder where you can view all of your phone's installed applications.
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    Once you are in the Application folder, scroll down until you get to the Settings. Tap on the Settings icon to open your phone's settings.
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    Once you are on Settings, tap Additional options on the upper-right part of the Settings page.
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    From the Additional options shown, tap on List view to change the Settings view into a list-type.
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    Settings view is now on a list. Scroll down the list to see available options. You have successfully switched your Samsung Galaxy S5's settings view to list-type.
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Change Samsung Galaxy S5's Settings View to Tab-Type

If your Settings is on a list view and you want to switch to tab-view, follow these procedures:

  1. 1
    Go to your Samsung Galaxy S5's Home screen. Press the Home button once or tap on the Back key a few times until you get to the Home screen.
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  2. 2
    Once you are on the Home screen, tap on the Apps icon located on the lower part of the phone's screen. The Apps icon will take you to the application folder where you can view all of your phone's installed applications.
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  3. 3
    Once you are in the Application folder, scroll down until you get to the Settings. Tap on the Settings icon to open your phone's settings.
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  4. 4
    Once you are on Settings, tap Additional options on the upper-right part of the Settings page.
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  5. 5
    From the Additional options shown, tap on Tab view to change the Settings view into a tab-type.
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  6. 6
    Settings view is now back on tabs. You have successfully switched your Samsung Galaxy S5's settings view to tab-type.
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