Galaxy S5 (Lollipop): How do I use my camera from the lock screen on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
Lock Screen Camera Access
Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.
Capture photos at a moment's notice by setting your device to access the Camera application from the lock screen.
Turn On Lock Screen Camera Access
1. From the Home screen, touch Apps .
2. Touch Settings .
3. Touch Lock screen .
4. Mark the Camera shortcut checkbox to turn on camera access from the lock screen.
Capture a Photo from the Lock Screen
When the feature is on, touch and swipe in any direction to open the Camera application.
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