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Galaxy S5: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

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Appendix B. Accessories

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You’ll learn to:

  • Buy useful accessories

  • Find the best places to get accessories

THERE ARE PLENTY OF accessories you can buy to get more out of your Samsung Galaxy S5—for example, to protect its case or screen, connect it to a car charger, and more. In this appendix, you’ll get the rundown on what types of accessories are available and a sampling of where to buy.

Useful Accessories

IF YOU ENJOY TRICKING out your car or accessorizing your outfits to the max, there’s plenty of Galaxy S5 bling out there for you to find. If, however, you’re in the market for something useful, consider the following:

  • Samsung Galaxy Gear watch. It’s Dick Tracy time. This smart watch teams with your Galaxy S5 to put amazing things on your wrist. Make phone calls, lock and unlock your phone, get notifications from your S5, and more.

  • Gear Fit. This wearable wristband partners with your S5 to track your activity level and the progress of your workout. It also receives notifications from your S5.

  • Cases. Cases protect the Galaxy S5 against damage—when you drop it, for example. You’ll find plenty of kinds of cases to choose from, depending on your style preferences, budget, and needs. You’ll find hard protective cases, rubberized protective cases, holsters with belt clips, and more.

  • Screen protectors. These thin sheets of plastic safeguard your S5’s glass screen, greatly reducing the risk of scratches. ...

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