How do I use hands-free mode on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3?

When enabled the device will read out incoming callers, message, sender alarms and schedule information as well as giving you the opportunity to answer a call using air gestures.

 

To enable hands-free mode from the Home screen:

 

Touch Apps > Settings How do I use hands-free mode on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3?  > Hands-free mode How do I use hands-free mode on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3? (if your settings are divided among tabs you may need to touch the Controls tab How do I use hands-free mode on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3? first).

 

Touch the slider How do I use hands-free mode on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3? to turn Hands-free mode on How do I use hands-free mode on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3? . Touch OK on the dialog box regarding turning off S Voice hands-free.

 

To quickly turn on/off hands-free mode swipe your finger from the top of the screen to the bottom to access the Notification Panel.

Touch How do I use hands-free mode on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3? to expand all the shortcuts then touch the icon for hands-free mode. When enabled the icon will be green.

 

The following options are available:

  • Incoming call: When an incoming call is received read out the caller's information.
  • Air call-accept: Wave your hand over the screen to accept an incoming call.
  • Message: When a new text or multimedia message arrives read out the sender's information.
  • Alarm: When the alarm sounds read out the alarm information.
  • Schedule: When the calendar event alarm sounds read out the calendar information.

How do I use hands-free mode on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3? Air Gestures will be enabled and the volume will be turned on to the minimum level if it was previously muted or set to vibrate.

S Voice Hands-free

When Hands-free mode is enabled it turns on S Voice's hands-free feature. Say "Hi Galaxy" when the screen is off to wake up S Voice. After the beep you can say a command.

 

The following are examples of what you can say using S Voice while in Hands-free mode.

Voice Dial

  • "Call Charlie mobile."
  • "Call Joe work."
  • "Redial."
  • "Dial 03307267864."

Message

  • "Text Charlie."
  • "Text Katie message Are you free tonight for dinner?"
  • "Send message to John How's it going?"
  • "Read my messages."

Memo

  • "Memo Send mom a card."
  • "Note to self Buy milk."
  • "Show me my shopping list memo."

Schedule

  • "New Event Lunch with James July 21st at 1 p.m."
  • "What's on my calendar?"
  • "Check schedule on Friday."
  • "Add event Dance class Saturday at 10 a.m. for 2 hours."
  • "Cancel the budget review meeting."

Music

  • "Play playlist my favorites."
  • "Play album secrets."
  • "Play next song."
  • "Play joyful music."

Hands-free Mode

  • "Hands-free mode on."
  • "Hands-free mode off."

Navigate

  • "Navigate to Cambridge, MA."
  • "Direction to Palm Springs."
  • "Map of Boston."

Hear News

  • "Read the news."
  • "I want to hear the news."
  • "Next/Previous news."

Weather

  • "What is the weather today?"
  • "Check the weather forecast."

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