How to install the free version of GameBench on the Samsung Galaxy phones such as the latest Galaxy S10?
The free version of GameBench that requires no sign-in to use is called the GameBench Community Edition. And, you can download it from the Google Play store.
While GameBench Community Edition can show the frames-per-second (FPS) value in real-time, but it doesn’t give you any performance graphs.
If this is what you want, follow the steps below to install it on your phone:
- [If you haven’t enabled the Developer options, do this now] On your phone, go to Settings > About phone > Software information, and tap on Build number for 7 times. The Developer options menu will then be enabled and found in Settings.
- Now, download GameBench Community Edition from the Google Play store.
- When the installation finishes, open the app and allow all the prompted permissions.
- On the Welcome screen, tap Continue.
- On the Enable USB debugging screen, tap Enable and followed by turning on the USB debugging option.
- Connect your phone to your PC using the USB data cable. You may receive a pop-up on your phone asking you to allow USB Debugging. Check the “Always allow from this computer” box and click OK.
- Go to your PC, download and install the GameBench Android Service launcher from http://get.gamebench.net It has both the Windows and Mac versions. After installing, open it to start the GameBench service on your phone.
- You can disconnect your phone from your PC as soon as you see the All Done screen on your phone.
- You can now start showing FPS value in real-time by launching the game you want to measure from the GameBench.
- To stop measuring, just tap the Stop button.
Note: It’s an Android security requirement to start GameBench service from a PC (refer to Step 5 and 6) in order to retrieve performance information. You don’t have to do this again until your next device reboot.