Galaxy S7 – How can I write or draw on a picture using my Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930W8)?

Last Update date : 2016.12.14


The Gallery app allows you to organize, manage and edit all photos stored on your smartphone. The Gallery app also offers some basic photo editing features, allowing you to write or draw on an image very easily.

Note: The provided information refers to the devices sold in Canada. Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Write or draw on a picture

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Apps.

2. Touch Gallery Gallery.

3. Find the picture you want to edit by swiping your finger from the bottom of the screen to the top. Touch the image to select it.

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Note: By default, your photos and videos will be organized by date taken. You can touch Time to switch to other views. Touch Albums to organize the photos by folders, if it is easier for you to find the picture you want to edit.

4. Touch Edit and then Drawing.

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5. Touch Pen to access the Pen settings panel.

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6. Touch one of the pen available to use it. You can also modify the line thickness or transparency, and the color used. Then touch CLOSE.

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7. Using your finger you can write or draw on the picture.

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8. When you are done editing the picture, touch APPLY and then SAVE.

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9. The edited picture is saved in a new album, Photo editor, as a copy. The original picture remains unedited. To access that folder, press two times in a row the Back key of your smartphone.

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10. By default, your photos and videos will be organized by date taken. To view the pictures by albums, touch Time and then Albums.

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11. The list of albums will open, making it easy to find the Photo editor album.

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