What should you use in the Quick Settings Menu on Android

The best thing about the quick settings panel is that you can customize it as per your needs.

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If you are an Android user, you might have used the quick settings swiping down from Android's menu bar twice. This quick setting remains one of the most used features in the OS. The best thing about the quick setting panel is that you can customize it as per your needs.

What should you use in the Quick Settings Menu on Android

So in order to do that, you need to go ahead and give the notification area a pull to show the top of the Quick Settings panel and notifications. Then, pull it down again to show the entire Quick Settings menu.

In case, if you want to edit the quick settings, tap on the Pencil icon on top corner, then long-press and drag it into the tray till the order is changed. You can also change the order and place the most used function on top so that the first six functions will show up in the abbreviated Quick Settings menu.

The Quick Settings menu can be two pages long and you can navigate through them by swiping with nine icons on each page layout.

Let's see some of the important functions that we use in the quick settings panel.

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This is the most used function when comes to smartphones. It also shows the network name and one tap on settings will show you available networks.

Mobile data

This option lets you use the Internet from your network and not from Wi-Fi. Using mobile data without any proper recharge might cost you money as per the company tariffs. In this option, you also have the option to check how much data you've used and other details too.


This option shows you the current status of your battery level and how long it can be used without charge. Tapping on that can give you lots of options including power saving options too.

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Tapping this option turns on the LED flash on the back of your phone.


In case, if you own one Google Chrome or Google Home, you can cast your content to your TV from your smartphone.


With this option enabled, the screen automatically rotates when you move your phone between portrait mode and landscape mode.

Airplane Mode

This option turns off all the network connections including Wi-Fi at first. However, you can turn on Wifi afterward too. Toggle on this option, when you don't want any disturbance from anyone.


This option takes care of your GPS

Data Saver

This option is used to save your mobile data when you have limited bandwidth by closing the unnecessary apps running in the background using the data connections.

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