Chapter 12

Playing Music and Videos

In This Chapter

arrow Enjoying a single song, podcasts, or an entire album

arrow Viewing videos

arrow Knowing your licensing options

Most smartphones have built-in digital music players. Having a single device that you can use as a phone and as a source of music is quite convenient because then you need only one device rather than two, and you eliminate extra cords for charging and separate headphones for listening. Your Samsung Galaxy S6 is no exception. You can play digital music files and podcasts all day and all night on your phone.

In addition, by virtue of the Super AMOLED screen on your Galaxy S6 smartphone, your phone makes for an excellent handheld video player. Just listen on the headset and watch on the screen, whether you have a short music video or a full-length movie.

To boot, your Galaxy S6 comes with applications for downloading and listening to music as well as downloading and watching videos. These apps are very straightforward, especially if you’ve ever used a CD or a DVD player.

Being Mindful of Carrier Quirks

The only possible pitfall for playing music and videos on your smartphone is that each cellular carrier has its own spin: Some carriers ...

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