Samsung Galaxy S7

Android has its own quirks and secrets that most users never take advantage of. If you want more control over your device, you need to know how to get to these areas. The developer options of Android Marshmallow, and other options, to take total control over your device.

Whether you want to change behind the scenes features or just see what else you can do, you need to know this Android trick.

We will look at how to access the developer options on the Samsung Galaxy S7.

Accessing the Developer Options on Android

These steps will work on devices with Android marshmallow.

Before you begin, keep in mind that the developer options for your Android device are hidden for a reason. If you’re not tech savvy, don’t attempt to tinker with these options, you could potentially render your phone useless and have to restore it to factory settings. If you’re going to continue, consider backing up your data on a microSD card or in the cloud.

Open the “Settings” on Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge or any other device you own.

Android settings

Scroll down to “About Phone” or “Device Settings” depending on what provider you’re on. Click on it.

About phone

Find the “Build Number” information and begin clicking on it. It should take seven clicks to enable the Developer Options on your phone.

Keep clicking Build number

Keep clicking and you’ll eventually see a pop-up that encourages you to continue clicking.

Follow those instructions until your S7 tells you developer options have been enabled.

Developer options enabled

Now, when you click on “Settings” and scroll down, you’ll find the Developer Options. Click the slider on or off to enable or disable the options.

Developer options on S7

Click it Developer Options to scroll through a variety of advanced Android options and functionality.

There are a variety of troubleshooting functions that are cool to tinker with and see how your phone responds to different actions.

You can change your USB debugging options, along with allowing your device to interact with your mobile network and/or Wi-Fi networks differently. You can also change how your USB functionality works, such as making it charge only or use it for both transfers and charging at the same time.

The hardware accelerated options can change the way your device functions, although this is an area out of the box you shouldn’t need to touch and can cause malfunctions on your S7.

The applications Developer Options can make all the difference in how apps work on your phone if you notice a slowdown on your device.


The Developer Options on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge give you more control over how your devices works, troubleshooting options, and more. Out of the box, chances are you don’t need to tinker with anything in the Developer Options.

After a while, you may find some of these options give you more control and make your device faster. Depending on what you want to get out of your S7, the Developer Options may make it more possible than the default settings you have to work with.