How To Use Google Settings – Samsung Galaxy Mega

How To Use Google Settings - Samsung Galaxy Mega
How To Use Google Settings - Samsung Galaxy Mega

Learn how to use Google settings on your Samsung Galaxy Mega.As Google has become more intertwined with other applications, this menu provides a quick and ready access point to configure preferences for Google+, Maps & Latitude, Locations, etc. You can also use the Search function to initiate a Google Search from this menu.

  • From the Home screen, tap App > Google Settings and select an on-screen option.

  • Tap one of the following options: Google+, Apps with Google+ Sign-in, Maps & Latitude, Location, Search, and Ads.

  • Follow the on-screen prompts to modify your Google Settings.

Google +

  • Google+ makes messaging and sharing with your friends a lot easier. You can set up Circles of friends, visit the Stream to get updates from your Circles, use Messenger for fast messaging with everyone in your Circles, or use Instant Upload to automatically upload videos and photos to your own private album on Google+.

Group Play

  • Group Play allows you to share pictures, music, and documents in real-time with your friends. You can create a group from your device or join other groups.

  • From the Home screen, tap App > Group Play.

  • The first time you access Group Play, read the Disclaimer and tap OK.

  • The Group Play main screen is displayed.

Creating a group

  • If you have media you want to share, create a group.

  • From the Group Play main screen, if you want to set a group password, tap the Set group password checkbox.

  • Tap Create group.

  • If you selected the Set group password checkbox in step 1, enter a group password at the Set group password prompt, and tap OK. Mobile AP is enabled.

  • Tap one of the media items listed under the Share and play content heading.

  • Tap the items you want to share to create a checkmark, then tap Done or OK.

  • Have your friends sign onto Group Play from their devices and they can view your media using you as a Mobile AP.

  • Press Menu > Info for information on the device that is hosting the Mobile AP.

Joining a group

  • If you want to see media from your friends phone, join a group.

  • From the Group Play main screen, tap Join group.

  • Your phone scans for available groups for you to join.

  • Tap a group to join. You will now be able to see your groups shared media.

  • Press Menu > Info for information on the device that is hosting the Mobile AP.


  • Hangouts is a free Windows and web-based application for instant messaging offered by Google. You can connect with your friends across computers and various Android devices. You can have conversations or video calls with up to 10 friends. For more information,


  • Local is an application that uses Google Maps and your location to help you find Restaurants, Cafes, Bars, Attractions, and other businesses. You can also add your own locations.

  • From the Home screen, tap App > Local.

  • Tap on one of the business categories to search for a particular business. All of the business categories that are close to you will be displayed.

  • Tap on a business that you want to see the details for.

  • The business details such as address, phone, website, and location are displayed. You can also see reviews from around the web and from Google users.

Amarnath Natarajan

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