Galaxy Note 5 Android Nougat udpate is the last major update for Galaxy Note 5 in most regions. You may check the the Official Samsung Galaxy Note 5 user manuals with Android Nougat update here.
Just like other major Android updates, there are many new features and improvements in Galaxy Note 5 Android Nougat update. Some of these new features and improvements are from Android Nougat 7.0; and others are customized by Samsung for their Galaxy devices.
This post will summarize the top 12 new features and improvements in Galaxy Note 5 Android Nougat udpate to help you get the most from the new firmware in your Galaxy Note 5.
New UI in Galaxy Note 5 Android Nougat udpate
Samsung finally ditched the old blue/green UI and moved to new Grace UI , which was first spotted in the defunct Galaxy Note 7.
Actually, the new Grace UI is now standard in all Samsung devices with Android Nougat.
With the new UI, Galaxy Note 5 looks like a modern device. The old UI is really old-fashioned (arguable).
Of course, some Galaxy Note 5 may not like the white color based theme in the Galaxy Note 5 Android Nougat udpate. They can easily find many dark themes for Galaxy Note 5.
New device maintenance entry in Galaxy Note 5 settings
In Galaxy Note 5 Android Nougat udpate, you can find a new entry named device maintenance.
Device maintenance offers one-button optimization including:
- Checking background apps;
- Freeing up storage;
- Detecting abnormal battery usage;
- Detecting app crashes;
- Detecting malware apps.
In addition, in device maintenance, you can also:
- check battery usage and enable battery saving modes;
- choose and customize 4 different performance modes;
- manage storage;
- check memory usage and clean memory;
- enable /disable Intel Security Anti-malware (actually it is re-branded McAfee VirusScan). It is NOT recommended if you get apps from reliable sources.
So, device maintenance in Galaxy Note 5 Android Nougat udpate is just a combination of various device management and optimization tools.
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