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How do I use S Finder to search for content on my Samsung Galaxy S6 active™?

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

Use 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. Swipe to the left over the quick settings panel at the top of the screen.

  3. Touch the S Finder shortcut.

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

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

  6. In the example below, we have added the Conversations filter to narrow our search.

  7. Remove a filter by touching Remove next to the filter name.

S Finder Settings

Touch More for the following options:

  • Select search locations: Unmark the checkboxes next to the locations you want to exclude from S Finder searches. By default, all locations are included in the search.

  • Help: Find help on using S Finder.

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