Samsung mobiles updated to the latest version of One UI, such as the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, have a secret setting for know the performance of games and applications. This will let us know the FPS you are moving at, as well as the current load on the GPU and CPU.
It is a hidden function that is not easily found, so we are going to show you where it is, how it is activated and what it is for. You will need the mobile to be updatedas this option is not available in very old versions of One UI.
GPUWatch: a cool (but unknown) tool from Samsung
The first thing we will have to do to activate this secret function is go to the developer settings. For it, we have to follow these steps that we detail below.
- Open the settings of your Samsung mobile
- Click on ‘About Phone’
- Now click on ‘Software information’
- Click seven times on the ‘build number’
This is what the widget looks like.
Clever. Once you have followed these steps, you will find the developer options in your Samsung settings. Within these options you will see an option called GPUWatch, which you must activate.
GPUWatch is a widget that is superimposed on the screen and shows you graphs with the FPS of a game, as well as the current load of GPU and CPU. It is a great option for the most gamer, since we can know if the mobile is performing at its best.