New Samsung Galaxy S5 users can set up their Samsung accounts from the phone’s Settings option. Users can also set up their Google accounts to access Google services, including the app store. The phone’s Smart Switch app allows users to transfer contacts, calendars, photos and media files from their old smartphone devices to the Galaxy S5.
The Samsung Galaxy S5’s camera offers features such as HDR, fast auto focus, selective focus and burst shots. The Selective Focus feature lets users edit photos taken from the camera, and users can activate this feature by tapping the Selective Focus icon in the camera. Galaxy S5 users can also activate the phone's Ultra Power Saving Mode to reduce power consumption and extend battery life. Galaxy S5 devices include a fingerprint scanner that allows users to lock and unlock their phones, sign in to their Samsung accounts and make payments with a single swipe.
With an IP67 certification, this smartphone is dust- and water-resistant. The phone’s Download Booster technology enables users to increase the network speed. With this feature, users can turn on the LTE and Wi-Fi simultaneously. The phone also features two internal Wi-Fi antennas that offer greater Wi-Fi speeds. Use the phone’s Owner’s Hub feature to access exclusive downloads, instructional videos and customer support.