How to use Game Booster on the Galaxy A51

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Intelligent features like Game Booster and Frame Booster are designed to give you a seamless gaming experience on the Galaxy A51.

 

Game Booster uses Artificial Intelligence to learn about your usage patterns for each game and adjusts settings such as battery life, performance and temperature automatically. Frame Booster adds virtual images between frames to give smooth graphics and life-like motion while gaming.

 

You can also record and share screenshots of your gameplay. Post videos and photos to social media to show off your best form or help others find shortcuts to prizes in your favourite games.

Launch Game BoosterClick to Expand

To launch Game Booster while gaming, tap the Game Booster icon on the navigation bar.

Game Booster icon

If the navigation bar is hidden, swipe upwards from the bottom of the screen or swipe left from the right hand side of the screen to reveal it. If you have set the navigation bar to use "Full screen gestures", swipe down from the top of the screen to open the notification panel, then tap "Tap to open Game Booster".

Please note: To be able to open the Game Booster panel from the navigation bar even if the navigation bar is set to "Full screen gestures", go to the Game Booster panel, tap "Block during game", then tap the switch to activate "Full screen gestures".

Game Booster can be launched from the notification bar on the Galaxy A51

From the Game Booster panel, you can access various options:


Option

Description

Monitor temperature / memory

Set the device to automatically adjust settings to prevent device overheating and to stop apps running in the background to better manage memory.

Block during game

Lock some features during games.

Navigation button lock

Hide the buttons on the navigation bar. To display the buttons, tap on the navigation bar.

Screen touch lock

Lock the touchscreen while the game is being played. To unlock the touchscreen, drag the lock icon in any direction.

Screenshot

Capture screenshots.

Record

Record your game sessions. To stop recording, tap on the navigation bar.

Set a shortcutClick to Expand
1 In the Game Booster panel, tap the Settings icon.
2 Tap “Shortcuts”.
3 Select which option you would like to set as a shortcut.
Choose from the list of shortcuts to set while gaming on the Galaxy A51
4 The shortcut will be located on the bottom right corner of the screen while gaming. Tap the shortcut icon to quickly access it.
Block notificationsClick to Expand

You can choose to manage incoming calls and notifications, Bixby or Auto brightness while gaming.

1 In the Game Booster panel, tap “Block during game”.
2 Tap the switch to activate the option(s) that you would like to block while gaming.
Choose which option to block while gaming on the Galaxy A51
Lock screen while gamingClick to Expand
1 In the Game Booster panel tap the switch to activate “Navigation button lock”.

An icon in the bottom right corner indicates that the Navigation button lock is activated. Tap the lock icon to deactivate the Navigation button lock.

2 Tap "Screen touch lock” to activate.
Lock icon
3 Drag the lock icon in any direction to deactivate the Screen touch lock.
Take a screenshotClick to Expand

Take a screenshot while you play or when you hit a top score. When you record videos or take screenshots the files are added to a folder in Gallery named after the game you make the recording or take screenshots in. You can also navigate directly to recorded videos via a pop-up that is shown when the recording is finished.

1 Launch a game, then open the Game Booster panel.
2 Tap “Screenshot”.
Screenshot icon
3 The screen will flash indicating that a screenshot has been taken.
Record game playClick to Expand

Take a video of your play-by-play action and save it in a movie format for you to share with friends and family.

 

When you record videos or take screenshots the files are added to a folder in Gallery named after the game you make the recording or take screenshots in. You can also navigate directly to recorded videos via a pop-up that is shown when the recording is finished.

1 Launch a game, then open the Game Booster panel.
2 To start recording, tap “Record”.
Record icon
3 The recording will start automatically. You can start or continue to play the game as normal.
4 To stop recording, tap the “Stop” button on the navigation bar.

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