S Pen of Galaxy Note10/10+

Last Update date : Nov 23. 2020
How do I charge S Pen?

The S Pen must be charged before you can control apps remotely by pressing the S Pen button. When you insert the S Pen into the slot, charging will automatically start.

Please Note :
• If the back of your device comes into contact with a magnet, the device may not recognize the S Pen and it will fail to charge the Pen.
• Even if the S Pen has been fully discharged, you can use other S Pen features, such as tapping the touchscreen or the Air command features.

How do I take photos with S Pen?

Even though you take photos with your device placed at a distance, you can easily take photos by pressing the S Pen button without setting a timer.

1 Launch the Camera app.
2 Press the S Pen button once to take a photo



• To take a series of photos, press and hold the S Pen button.
• To change the shooting mode, move the S Pen to the left or right while pressing and holding the S Pen button.
• To switch between cameras, press the S Pen button twice.

Default actions and gestures

To launch an action, hold down the Pen button and wave your S Pen like a wand to control the apps.

If there is no action within 800ms, it operates by the existing long-press method. If there is an action within 800ms, then it will operate as Air actions (gesture control).


S Pen controls apps

※ Support may vary by app.


S Pen controls camera


3’rd party Apps that support S Pen with Air actions

S Pen Air actions, S Pen controls Spotify, S Pen controls YouTube, S Pen controls Netflix



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- Using S Pen as a stylus does not require battery power. Actual battery life may vary depending on usage patterns and other factors.
- S Pen remote may function within 10 meters of device, subject to surroundings.
- Air actions support may vary by app.

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