Chapter 1

Exploring What You Can Do with Your Phone

In This Chapter

arrow Reviewing the basic capabilities of just about any mobile phone

arrow Understanding what sets smartphones apart

arrow Mapping out what makes Samsung Galaxy S6 phones so cool

arrow Making sense of cellular billing

Whether you want just the basics from a mobile phone (make and take phone calls, customize your ringtone, take some pictures, maybe use a Bluetooth headset) or you want your phone to be always by your side (a tool for multiple uses throughout your day), you can make that happen. In this chapter, I outline all the things your Samsung Galaxy S6 can do — from the basics to what makes Galaxy S6 phones different from the rest.

Discovering the Basics of Your Phone

All mobile phones on the market today include basic functions, and even some entry-level phones are a little more sophisticated. Of course, Samsung includes all basic functions on the Galaxy S6 model. In addition to making and taking calls (see Chapter 3) and sending and receiving texts (see Chapter 4), the Galaxy S6 sports the following basic features:

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