Have you been waiting for the weekend to start watching a web series but weren’t sure which app streams it? It can be difficult to keep checking all the video-streaming apps to find your desired web series. Or did you want to buy a particular pair of shoes but forgot which online shopping site you saw them on?
What happens is that information is buried deep within the apps installed on your smartphone. You’ll probably install multiple apps or open almost every app on your smartphone to search for what you’ve been looking for. While it is inconvenient, it can be time-taking and difficult as well. You might need immediate information and feel helpless when you find yourself struggling with multiple apps.
You'd be relieved to know that you have access to certain information on your smartphone. You can search for information varying from music to restaurant menus without any difficulties. You must be wondering what makes this possible?
Introducing Alive IntelligenceTM with Finder
You no longer need to go through so much trouble when you can easily search for apps, contacts, photos, settings, files, and more. Yes, with the Finder search bar, searching will become quick, simple, and fun.
Along with searching for information on your smartphone, the Finder search capability has now been extended to better suit your needs. You can search for popular* information available within the apps that are installed on your smartphone, without having to especially open every app, thus saving yourself the time and effort.
How to search using Finder?
You can find the Finder search bar at the top of the app tray on your smartphone. You can enable this feature by agreeing to its terms:
This feature can also be enabled from Finder Settings as shown below:
What all can be done with Finder?
Do you spend time watching something online, ordering your favorite pizza or looking for new things to shop online? If you do, then you have specific apps installed on your smartphone which enable you to easily get all the above done. But have you ever thought how can this get simpler?
Looking at apps you might consume on a day-to-day basis, here’s how you can use this feature for all your searching purposes.
Enjoy your favourite music & shows
Search for songs, movies, web series, artists or videos on the Finder search bar. It will give you results after scanning all the installed entertainment apps on your smartphone, such as YouTube, Netflix, Spotify, and more. With just one click, you’ll be taken to the piece you were looking for.
Let’s say you’re in the mood to watch The Forgotten Army. All you got to do is search the show title on Finder and wait for the magic to happen. Here’s how it is done:
Order your favourite food
Search for your favourite restaurant, cuisine or a particular food item directly on Finder. You'll get the results from food apps installed on your smartphone including Zomato, Swiggy, and more.
Let’s say you wish to order biryani for your family. All you got to do is search biryani on Finder and results from Swiggy or Zomato will pop up on your screen.
Buy something online
Search for clothes, gadgets, appliances, toys, and more on Finder. Get results from the top E-commerce apps installed on your smartphone such as Amazon, Flipkart, and more.
Looking forward to grab a pair of Nike shoes? Here’s how you can do it.
Get set to travel
Search for hotels, flights, and destinations on Finder to find results from your installed travel apps such as MakeMyTrip, Goibibo, and more.
Planning a trip to Goa with friends? Here’s how you can look up for information on Goa hotels.
The Alive Search feature will currently return information from the following apps:
*This feature is currently available on Samsung Galaxy A51, Galaxy A71 and Galaxy M31 in India. It will be available on upcoming Samsung Galaxy devices soon.
For terms and conditions, click here.