Galaxy A5: How do I use S Finder to search for content on my Samsung Galaxy A5?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

S Finder


S Finder makes it easy to search for a wide variety of content on your device, such as pictures, files, contacts, and more. You can enter keywords using your voice or the keyboard.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Search Using S Finder


1. To access S Finder from any menu or application, open the Notification Panel by swiping from the top of the screen to the bottom.

2. Touch S Finder.

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3. Enter a keyword in the search box to begin searching.

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4. Narrow your results by swiping down and touching the icons under the search box to filter your search results by content Type, Time, Location, or Tag.

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5. In the example below, we have added the Images filter to narrow our search.

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6. Remove a filter by touching 1 next to the filter name.

S Finder Settings


Touch 1 for the following options:


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Select search locations: Touch the sliders to turn on or off the application content you want in S Finder searches. By default, all listed applications are included in the search.

Clear suggested keywords: Clears your S Finder search history.

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