Galaxy S20, S20+ & S20 Ultra: Device Layout

Last Update date : Dec 09. 2020

Follow the below guide to learn the device layout of our Galaxy S20 range, insert a nano-SIM card, Micro SD card and all the different ways of powering off your device.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to reach out to your Samsung subsidiary.

If you would like to learn more about your Galaxy S20, S20+ or S20 Ultra you can also check out our Galaxy S20 Smart Simulator.

Device Layout


Galaxy S20

Galaxy S20 Device Layout

Galaxy S20+

Galaxy S20+ Device Layout

Galaxy S20 Ultra

Galaxy S20 Ultra Device Layout

Inserting the SIM card

For Australian variant Galaxy devices, the Galaxy S20 range only comes in a single nano sim and microSD card. Follow the below instructions to learn how to correctly insert and remove your nano SIM card or microSD card.

Insert 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 maybe damaged.

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

If the card is not fixed firmly 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 your device while the tray is wet, your device may be damaged. Always make sure the tray is dry.
  • Fully insert the tray into the tray slot to prevent liquid from entering your device.

Inserting the MicroSD card

Insert MicroSD 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 maybe damaged.

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

If the card is not fixed firmly 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 your device while the tray is wet, your device may be damaged. Always make sure the tray is dry.
  • Fully insert the tray into the tray slot to prevent liquid from entering your device.

Charging the Battery


Cable Charging

It is recommeded to charge the battery before using it for the first time or when it has been unused for extended periods. It is also important that you only use Samsung-approved batteries, chargers and cables specifically designed for your device. Only use a USB Type-C cable supplied with the device. The device may be damaged if you use a Micro USB cable. The Galaxy S20 range has a built-in super fast charging feature, to enable this setting head into your Settings > Device Care > Battery > Charging > toggle on Super Fast Charging.

1 Connect the USB cable to the USB power adaptor.
2 Plug the USB cable into the device’s multipurpose jack.
Plug the USB cable into the 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

The Galaxy S20 range have an in-built wireless charging coil so you can easily wirelessly charge your device. You can also enable Fast Wireless charging to reduce the charging time. To enable this feature head into your Settings > Device Care > Battery > Charging > toggle on Fast Wireless Charging.

1 Place the centre of the device’s back on the centre of the wireless charger.
Place the centre of the device's back on the centre of the wireless charger

The estimated charging time will appear on the notification panel. The actual charging time may vary depending on the charging conditions

2 After fully charged, disconnect the device from the wireless charger.

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 S20 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 S20.

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 S20, you can now remap the power off menu by pressing and holding the Side key unlike previous devices. 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 S20 will shut down.
Reconfirming Power off request - either say Yes or tap on the Power off button

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