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It's easy to make the battery percentage disappear. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

It’s easy to make the battery percentage disappear. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

If you don’t need to see a battery percentage in your status bar and feel it’s taking up too much space, you can hide it on your Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. Samsung doesn’t make this totally clear, but it’s a simple process that will take you less than a minute.

Here’s how.

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Briefing on the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung’s new Briefing page on the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge puts breaking news one swipe away from your home screen — but if you’re one of the many who don’t want that, you’ll be pleased to know it’s incredibly easy to turn it off.

Here’s how.

Action Launcher 3 on the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Action Launcher 3 on the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung has delivered much-improved TouchWiz software with the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, but there are still some things you can do to make the experience even better. One of those is switching to a better launcher, and in this walkthrough, we’ll show you how.

Don't be attached to your charger all day. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Don’t be attached to your charger all day. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Not happy with the battery life on your Galaxy S6 or S6 edge? You’re not alone; it’s one of the few complaints users and reviewers have had with Samsung’s latest flagships. But with a few simple changes, you can get much better battery life out of your device.

Here are 8 awesome battery-saving tips.

Lollipop on the Galaxy Note 4. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Lollipop on the Galaxy Note 4. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Tired of waiting for Samsung to bring Lollipop to your Galaxy Note 4? If you have one of a number of Note 4 variants, the software may be available for manual installation. It’s a super simple process, and it won’t void your warranty.

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