Galaxy Z Flip: Device Layout

Last Update date : Jun 30. 2021

Galaxy Z Flip's Infinity Flex Display is an immersive Dynamic AMOLED screen designed to deliver amazing colour quality and reduced blue light. With less bezels and notch, it's 6.7 inches of stunning cinematic viewing.*

*Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.7" in a full rectangle and 6.5" accounting for the rounded corners. The actual viewable area is smaller due to the rounded corners and camera hole. Image simulated for illustrative purposes. Natural fold on main screen may be visible.

If you would like to learn more about your Galaxy Z Flip you can also check out our Galaxy Z Flip Smart Simulator.


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.


Device Layout


Galaxy Z Flip unfolded device layout


Galaxy Z Flip Folde device layout


Please Note: The Galaxy Z Flip is NOT water or dust resistant. Do not allow any liquids or foreign objects to enter the device. The Galaxy Z Flip is designed to prioritise the new form factor of the foldable display, and more compact with ultra thin glass. The S Pen is not available on the Galaxy Z Flip, the S Pen is an accessory designed for the Galaxy Note series.


Charging the battery

It is recommended to charge your battery before using it for the first time or when it has been unused for extended periods. Please ensure that you charge your device only with Samsung approved chargers and cables. Unapproved chargers and cabled could damage your device. Use only USB Type-C cable supplied with the device. The device may be damaged if you use Micro USB cable.


If you would like to enable Fast Cable charging or Fast Wirelessly charging click here for step-by-step instructions.

Cable Charging

1 Connect the Type-C cable into the power adaptor
2 Plug the Type-C cabe into the device's multipurpose jack.
Insert Type C cable into device's multipurpose jack
3 Plug the USB power adaptor into an electric socket.
4 After fully charging , disconnect the charger from the device. Then, unplug the charger from the electric socket.

Wireless Charging

1 Fold the device's back before charging the battery, then place the centre of the device's back on the centre of the wireless charger.
Correctly Wirelessly charging the Galaxy Z Flip
2 After fully charged, disconect the device from the wireless charger.

Installing the SIM card

Your Galaxy Z Flip includes an eSIM that functions as a SIM card. You can use the mobile network after activating the eSIM or installing a nano-SIM card. You can both activate the eSIM and install a nano-SIM card so you can have two phone numbers or service providers for a single device. In some areas, data transfer speeds may be slower if two SIM cards are inserted in the device than when one SIM card is inserted. 

Steps to correctly insert the nano SIM card
1 Insert the ejection pin into the hole on the tray to loosen the tray.

Ensure that the ejection pin is perpendicular to the hole. Otherwise the device may be damaged.

2 Pull out the tray gently from the tray slot.
3 Place the nano-SIM card on the tray with the gold-coloured contacts facing downwards.
4 Gently press the SIM card into the tray to secure it.

If the card is not fixed into the tray, the SIM card may leave or fall out of the tray.

5 Insert the tray back into the tray slot.

If you insert the tray into the device while it is wet, your device may be damaged. Ensure you always insert the tray when its dry.

Correctly attaching the Cover

Follow these easy 4 steps to correctly attach the cover on your Galaxy Z Flip. If foregin objects come between the cover and device during use, wipe it down.

  • Ensure you do not apply excessive pressure when attaching or removing the cover. The cover may be damaged.
  • To avoid scratched on your device, be careful not to allow foreign objects to come in between the cover and the device while using the cover.
1 Remove the protective vinyl from your device.
2 Clean both the mounting surfaces of your device and the cover to remove foregin objects.
3 Remove the tape attached inside the cover.
Remove the tape attached inside the cover
4 While your device is folded, attach the cover from the top outer edge of the device.
Remove the tape attached inside the cover

Powering the Device On / Off

Power off device options

As the Power and Bixby functions have now been intergrated to one button it may seem tricky powering your device on or off. Fortunately, there are a few different ways of powering your Galaxy Z Flip off. Either through your Quick Panel, using the hard keys or activiating Bixby Voice and saying "Turn off the phone." Click one of the drop down menus below to learn all the different ways of powering down your Galaxy Z Flip.

Using the Quick Panel
1 Swipe down to access your Quick Settings and tap on the Power Icon button.
Tap the power button via your Quick Settings panel
2 Select Power Off
Select Power Off
Using the Hard Keys

Powering off via Side Key

On Galaxy Z Flip, you can remap the side key button, if you are pressing the side key and noticing that only Bixby is being launched, you may need to customise your Side key functions.

1 Launch Settings > Advanced Features
Settings > Advanced Features
2 Tap on Side Key
Tap on Side Key
3 Under Press and Hold, select Power off menu
Under Press and Hold, select Power off menu

Using the Side & Volume Keys

1 Press and hold the Side and Volume down keys.
2 Tap on Power Off
Select Power Off
Using Bixby Voice

If you would like to use Bixby Voice to power off your device, it is important to remember that you will need to sign into your Samsung Account, an internet connection either mobile data or a Wi-Fi connection and completely setup Bixby Voice.

1 Launch Bixby by saying Hi, Bixby
2 Tell Bixby to Turn off your phone
Tell Bixby to Turn off your phone
3 Bixby will then ask you to reconfirm your request.

You will be able to confirm the command by saying Yes or tapping the Power off button.

Once confirmed, your Galazy Z Flip will shut down.
Reconfirming Power off request - either say Yes or tap on the Power off button

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