Samsung Galaxy S6 How can I use the compass?

The Samsung Galaxy S6 has as actually almost all smartphones a small electronic compass integrated. This measures the magnetic currents and thus can determine the compass direction.

But no software is included on the Samsung Galaxy S6, which uses the magnetic compass sensor of the Samsung Galaxy S6. So you have to download a app from the Google Play Store or Amazon Marketplace to use the compass feature.

The following apps are able to use the magnetic sensor of your smartphone:

- Android compass

- Pinux compass

- Super Compass

You know now how to use the magnetic sensor of the Samsung Galaxy S6 as a compass.


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