Top apps for your Galaxy S6, S6 edge, or S6 edge+
By Samsung, 21.09.2015.
If you’ve got your hands on the new Galaxy S6 series of phones, congratulations and it’s time to put the S6 processor to work on a super-sized dual edge screen. We’ve rounded up a list of apps and essentials to get you started.
Help make life easy
Along with its slim profile and large screen, the
Galaxy S6 edge+ makes browsing easy with 'Apps edge' — tailored for the curved, dual edge display. Choose five shortcuts for frequently used apps, and load them quickly from the side of your screen.
Never get lost again with HERE Maps — the app that lets you plan journeys both on and offline2. Voice-guided directions help you navigate, and the 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display helps you to see maps at a glance, even in direct sunlight.
Shopping online is a pleasure at this screen size . Manage your account and view your wallet through the PayPal app, and chip in for coffee on the go with the handy 'Send money' function.
Share photos and documents seamlessly across devices — and quickly — with AirDroid on your edge+. Use the app to transfer files between your phone and compatible PC or laptop, and sync messages. Streamlining your files is made easy.
Staying synced across devices is crucial when you've got a lot going on. Wunderlist lets you to keep a to-do list across your compatible phone, tablet and laptop. Tick things off when you're on the go, and know your tasks will be updated when you sit down to work later on.
Keeping in touch
comes into its own on the Galaxy S6 edge+, with all the Split Screen
functionality of the Galaxy S6 on a 5.7-inch screen. And 4GB RAM makes it easy to chat
as you watch videos, or snap a photo while texting.
Facebook, Twitter and Instagram 3
Your favourite feeds are big and bright on this super-sized Super AMOLED display — and they're a great fit for the Galaxy S6 edge+'s multitasking feature. Use Split Screen to scroll Instagram while you edit your pics in a dedicated app. And post to Twitter or Facebook with your email or browser open alongside.
Ever wanted to peek into someone else's day? With Periscope you can tune into another user's live video feed—and the Quad HD display on your edge+ will help ensure the view is crystal clear4.
With more than 800 million users, WhatsApp is the world's most popular messenger — and it comes pre-installed in the Social folder on your Galaxy S6 edge+. Jump in from there or add it to your Home screen dock for easy access.
a long train ride ahead of you? Want to use your flight to catch up on your
favourite show? Settle in for an impressively clear experience thanks to the
2,560 by 1,440 pixel display on your Galaxy S6 edge+.
Samsung Milk Music
Make the most of the audio on your Galaxy S6 edge+ with the Samsung Milk Music. A radio station that's designed to tune to your tastes, Samsung Milk Music also helps you discover new artists — just spin the dial to get started.
YouTubeTM, Netflix and Catch Up TV 5
Kindle for Samsung
If you'd rather get lost in a book, download
Kindle for Samsung and read in high def. The app can sync with your Kindle so you don't need to
worry about losing your place, and Samsung customers can receive a bonus e-book
every month inside the app.
1 HERE Maps, PayPal, AirDroid and Wunderlist apps need to be downloaded. Internet connection required. Data, subscription and other charges may apply. Usage may be subject to third party service provider agreements.
2 Initial download of HERE Maps app and map update requires approximately 700mb. Service availability and operation will depend on GPS satellite coverage and vary by geographical region.
3 Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Periscope and Whatsapp apps may need to be downloaded. Internet connection required. Data, subscription and other charges may apply. Usage may be subject to third party service provider agreements.
4 Image quality will vary depending on content.
5 YouTubeTM, Netflix, Catch Up TV, Samsung Milk Music and Kindle for Samsung, apps may need to be downloaded. Internet connection required. Data, subscription and other charges may apply. Usage may be subject to third party service provider and cloud service provider agreements. The available applications listed in Catch Up TV may vary. Books available under the Kindle bonus e-book offer are offered at Kindle and Samsung's sole discretion.