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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.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Use S Finder Search Content
  2. Swipe to the left over the quick settings panel at the top of the screen.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Use S Finder Search Content
  3. Touch the S Finder shortcut.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active S Finder Search Content
  4. Enter a keyword in the search box to begin searching.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Use S Finder Search Content
  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.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Use S Finder Search Content
  6. In the example below, we have added the Conversations filter to narrow our search.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Use S Finder Search Content
  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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