Galaxy A5 (2017) - Quickly launch the camera (SM-A520W)

Last Update date : Oct 03. 2020

Camera

You can quickly launch the Camera application on your device by double-pressing the Home key, or by using the lock screen shortcut.

The provided information refers to the devices sold in Canada. Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Quickly launch the camera

When the Quick launch feature is turned on (this feature is on by default), double-press the Home key  to quickly launch the Camera application. The feature works from any screen, including the lock screen, even if you have set a secure lock.

How do I quickly launch the Camera app on my Galaxy A5 2017?

Camera lock screen shortcut

You can also quickly launch the Camera application from the lock screen using the lock screen shortcut. Camera access from the lock screen is turned on by default.

From the lock screen, touch and hold the Camera shortcut and swipe it in any direction to open the Camera application.

How do I quickly launch the Camera app on my Galaxy A5 2017?

Turn on quick launch

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps.
2 Touch Camera.
3 Touch the Settings icon to access the Camera settings.
How do I quickly launch the Camera app on my Galaxy A5 2017?
4 Scroll to and touch the slider next to Quick launch to turn it on.
How do I quickly launch the Camera app on my Galaxy A5 2017?

Quick launch is activated by default.

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