How do I Take Selfies using Show Palm on my Samsung Phone?

Last Update date : Nov 19. 2021

Ditch the traditional way of taking selfie and replace with simple hand gestures. Simply enable Show Palm within your Camera settings to easily capture your amazing selfies with just a raise of a hand. Follow the below guide for step by step instructions.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary. Screenshots were captured from a Galaxy Note20 operating on Android OS Version 10.0 (Q), settings and steps may vary depending on your Galaxy device and software version.

1 Launch the full screen icon Camera
Launch Camera app
2 Tap on full screen icon Settings
Tap on camera settings
3 Select Shooting Methods
Select Shooting methods
4 Toggle on Show palm
Toggle on Show palm
5 When you are ready to take your grand selfie, bring your palm up to the screen. Your phone will recognise the palm and will start a 3 second countdown before the selfie is captured.
capture selfie using palm

If you require further assistance, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page or contact our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia). You can also contact our Chat Support team or reach us through Samsung Members Community.

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