I do not know you, but I like to listen to music all day long. As I write articles or do some cardio in the gym, I go through my playlist and only interrupt the music in situations where I have . And since I switched to the Samsung Galaxy S1
With a Galaxy device I can now continue my playlist via the media control of my headphone. Even if the app is closed, I can jump to the last track by pressing the play button, right where I was, and continue my music.
This feature does not require a Galaxy S10 series phone. This can use any Samsung phone with One UI, the Galaxy S8, Note 8, S9 and more. If you use a different media app, such as YouTube, the media controls will instead control that app. Once you close the app, your media controls will return to your favorite media app.
- Headphones or speakers with media control buttons (Bluetooth or cable)
- Samsung Galaxy devices with One UI 1.0
This feature is not preinstalled in One UI. Instead, you need to use a Samsung-developed app called Sound Assistant. Open "Galaxy Apps" (in your app drawer) and look for Sound Assistant to install the app on your smartphone. Alternatively, you can download it from the Play Store below.
Open the app and choose Advanced Settings. "Make sure the box next to" Favorite Media App "is checked, and then tap the" Favorite Media App "text for more options. A new page will appear with a list of apps currently installed on your phone .
Find the music app you want to control from the media control of your headphones or speakers, and after selecting it, return to the previous page using the media app listed under "Favorite Media App."
Pair headphones or speakers with media controls now When you're done, select the "Play" button on the headset or speaker, regardless of whether you've recently opened the app net or if it was deleted from the memory, the music playback is automatically started at this time. Playback will resume from the last song you've just played through the app. If no song is active, it will not work.
This article was created during the special coverage of gadget hacks on streaming, listening to and creating music and podcasts on your smartphone. Take a look at the entire music and audio series.