How do I use the Smart Select feature of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4?

Last Update date : 2014.10.27

Smart Select is one of the functions available for use with Air Command. Air Command allows you to quickly access various functions and features of the Galaxy Note 4 by briefly pressing the S Pen button while holding your S Pen a few millimetres above the screen.



Overview of Air Command


After pressing the S Pen button a list of 4 available pen features is display to choose from: Action Memo, Smart Select,

Image clip and Screen Write.


Air Command Features 1 


The text icon in the centre of the Air command menu will show the name of the function you hover over.


The Action Memo feature can help you to write a memo quickly and link actions to them. You can make calls, send messages, search the web, and more.


Smart Select helps you to collect content quickly.


Image clip enables you to draw around an area of the screen you want to then save or share.


Screen Write helps you to capture, edit, and write memos on screenshots and then share them.



Air Command Features 2 


Using Smart Select to capture an image and send it via a text message


The following images show you how to use Smart Select to capture an image of a video.


Smart Select with a Video 1. 


Smart Select with a Video 2 


Smart Select with a Video 3 



Smart Select with a Video 4 


Smart Select with a Video 5 


Smart Select with a Video 6 


Smart Select with a Video 7 



Saving a collected image to the Scrapbook


 Smart Select with a Video 8 


Smart Select with a Video 9 


Smart Select with a Video 10 


Smart Select with a Video 11 



Deleting a captured image


Smart Select with a Video 12 


What to do if pressing the S Pen button doesn't activate Air Command


If Air Command doesn't appear when you press the S Pen button (and your S Pen is within range of your device) then it's most likely because you have Air Command switched off in your settings. If after following the illustrated steps below you find that Air Command still won't activate then please click here for contact details for Samsung's customer support services for further assistance.


 Smart Select with a Video 13 


Smart Select with a Video 14



Making Air Command activate automatically whenever you remove the S Pen from its slot




Smart Select with a Video 15





smart simulator 




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