Galaxy Note5: What is the Smart Manager on my Samsung Galaxy Note5, and how do I use it?

Last Update Date : Apr 25. 2018

Smart Manager


Smart Manager lets you manage your device's battery life, storage, RAM usage, and security all in one place. You can easily access Smart Manager using the application shortcut or the Home screen widget.

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

Manage Battery


1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1.

2. Touch Smart Manager 1.

3. Touch Battery.

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4. The Battery screen displays the percentage of battery power remaining and how long you might expect that power to last.

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• Touch BATTERY USAGE to see which processes have been running since your device was last fully charged.

• Touch Power saving mode or Ultra power saving mode to set your device to conserve battery power.

• Touch DETAIL to view applications that have used an abnormal amount of battery power while the screen has been turned off.

• Touch the slider 1 to turn Show power on status bar on 1.

Manage Storage


1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1.

2. Touch Smart Manager 1.

3. Touch Storage.

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4. Review the information about your device's used and available system storage.

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• Touch DELETE to delete Unnecessary data stored on your device.

• Touch DETAIL under User data to view and delete unused files and applications on your device.

5. Touch DETAIL next to the chart for a more detailed breakdown of your device's Total space, Available space, System memory, Used space, Cached data, and Miscellaneous files.

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Manage RAM


RAM is the memory location your device temporarily loads information into when executing an application or using other device functions. If the RAM status indicator is full, clearing the RAM on your device will improve your device's performance.

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1.

2. Touch Smart Manager 1.

3. Touch RAM.

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4. The RAM screen displays the percentage of RAM remaining and which BACKGROUND APPS are currently using RAM. Touch END to close a single application, or touch END ALL to close all running applications. You should save any information you need before closing each application.

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5. From the MANAGE APPS tab, you can AUTO STOP or UNINSTALL unused applications.

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Manage Security


1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1.

2. Touch Smart Manager 1.

3. Touch Device Security.

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4. Review the information about your device's security status and any unauthorized system changes. If desired, touch Install My KNOX™ to install the My KNOX application.

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Add the Smart Manager


With the Smart Manager widget, you can quickly manage your device's battery life, storage, RAM usage, and security all in one place.

If the Smart Manager widget does not exist on any of your Home screens:


1. Touch and hold a Home screen, and then touch Widgets at the bottom of the screen.

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2. Touch and hold the Smart Manager widget.

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3. Position the widget on an available screen and release it.

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4. Touch Back 1 to exit the edit mode.

5. You now have easy access to the Smart Manager application through the Smart Manager widget.

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