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Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Use Pin to Top Feature in Messages App in Android 7.0 Nougat

If you have difficulty to find the message or conversation from an important contact in the Messages app because it's stacked up by other new messages from other contacts, you can use the pin to top feature in your Samsung Galaxy S8 to pin important conversations so it will stay on top of the conversations list for easier access. If you ever use an older Samsung Galaxy S series, you'll notice that this feature has similar function with the priority senders feature because both these features let you easily access to your important conversations by placing them on top of the conversations list in the Messages app.


How to use the pin to top feature in the Messages app?
Method #1: From the conversations list
You can use this method to easily pin multiple conversations at once. To do so, do as follows:
Open the Messages app.Long tap a conversation you wish to select and then single tap other conversations to make multiple selection.Tap Pin to top at the top right.
The selected convers…

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Change Default Volume Key Control in Android 7.0 Nougat

By default, the default volume key control in your Samsung Galaxy S8 is set to ringtone, which means your phone will adjust the ringtone volume when you press the volume up key or the volume down key. If needed, you can set these keys to adjust the media volume by assigning the default volume key control to media.


How to set the default volume key control to media?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Tap Sounds and vibration.
Tap Default volume key control and then select Media.
Now, when you press the volume up or down keys, your phone will adjust the media volume.

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Fix Cannot Find Home Button on Standby Screen in Android 7.0 Nougat

By default, your Samsung Galaxy S8 will display the on-screen home button when the screen turns off for more convenient access. Since this button is always active, if you cannot find this button on the standby screen, you can still double tap or hard press the area where this button should be on the standby screen to easily turn on or unlock the screen if the unlock with home button feature is enabled. However, if you prefer to do those actions using the on-screen home button, you can set your phone to display this button on the standby screen by selecting the home button option on the always on display feature.


How to display the on-screen home button when the screen turns off?
You can do so by using the following steps:
When the screen is on and unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down the screen to find Lock screen and security and then tap it.
Tap Always on display.
If the always on display featur…

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Adjust Home Button Pressure Sensitivity in Android 7.0 Nougat

The on-screen home button in your Samsung Galaxy S8 is pressure sensitive. When the unlock with home button feature is enabled, you can easily unlock the screen by hard pressing your finger on the home button when the screen is off. When needed, you can adjust this button pressure sensitivity to be more or less sensitive if it reacts too sensitive or too slow for you.


How to adjust the pressure sensitivity level of the home button?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Tap Display.
Scroll down the screen to find Navigation bar and then tap it.
Slide the bar in the Home button sensitivity section to the left for a more sensitive home button or to the right for a less sensitive home button. As a note, if you set the pressure sensitivity level to a less sensitive, you'll need to press the on-screen home button harder to have your phone recognises a hard press o…