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Live focus video
(Galaxy Note10)

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Learn how to add depth to your videos on the next generation Galaxy Note10.
A woman DJs as she's being recorded in Live focus video mode on the Galaxy Note10. The Glitch effect is enabled and intensified for an added bokeh effect. UI/UX are subject to change.


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How to use 3 apps in split screen

Galaxy Fold tips

How to Multitask on Galaxy Fold
How to Multitask on Galaxy Fold

How to share power with your phone

Galaxy Fold tips

How to use Wireless PowerShare on Galaxy Fold
How to use Wireless PowerShare on Galaxy Fold

How to launch app window from notification

Galaxy Fold tips

Galaxy Fold: How to launch app windows from notifications
Galaxy Fold: How to launch app windows from notifications

How to set-up and use App Continuity

Galaxy Fold tips

Samsung Galaxy Fold: How to set-up and use App Continuity
Samsung Galaxy Fold: How to set-up and use App Continuity

How to take selfies on different cameras

Galaxy Fold tips

Galaxy Fold: How to take selfies on different cameras
Galaxy Fold: How to take selfies on different cameras

Watch the same show from any room

Connect your compatible devices throught the SmartThings app and go from watching on the big screen in the living room to other screens around the house.

Guy controlling the screen on his refrigerator from his phone

Control your TV from any room in the house

With the SmartThings app connected to your phone and TV, you can control the volume, turn the TV on and off and even change channels from your phone.
Step 1: (On your TV)
Settings > System > Samsung Account > Sign in
Step 2: (On Your Phone)
Open SmartThings App > Devices

SmartThings app opened on the phone screen, QLED TV in the backdrop of the image

Keep the noise in (and out!)

Watch TV as loudly as you want without disturbing others by connecting your Bluetooth headset to your TV through the SmartThings app.

Woman holding her headphone over her head

Tell your TV what to do

To activate the voice assistant, just say ''Hi, Bixby''. Next, try out some common commands like ''Open Netflix'' or 'Volume Down''

Illustration of your voice activating Bixby

Hide messy cables

Keep your cables organized by using the Samsung One Invisible Connection when you set up your TV.

Lady standing beside Samsung QLED TV

Make your TV match your living room

Change up your TV's Magic Screen settings whenever you want by hitting the dedicated button on your One Remote and selecting from the display options.

QLED TV on Ambient mode on the wall

Install the apps you use often

You can add apps to your TV's home screen where they're easier to access.
Settings > Choose App > Add to Home

A person holding the One Remote control

Control what everyone watches

Control what and when the kids can watch TV by locking certain apps. You can do this by clicking on the Settings gear icon, selecting “Lock” and then entering your TV Pin. Note, the default TV Pin is “0000”.

Lock screen mode on Samsung TV

Turn your TV into a gaming machine

Immerse yourself in your favourite gaming worlds when you connect your Steam account to your Samsung TV. Just download the Steam Link App from the Samsung Apps page and follow the directions to connect it to your computer.

Gaming control on Samsung TV

How to add bokeh with Live focus video

Galaxy Note10 tips

Learn how to add depth to your videos on the next generation Galaxy Note10.
A woman DJs as she's being recorded in Live focus video mode on the Galaxy Note10. The Glitch effect is enabled and intensified for an added bokeh effect. UI/UX are subject to change.

How to shoot Super steady videos

Galaxy Note10 tips

Shoot smooth, stabilized videos with the next generation Galaxy Note10.
Turn Super steady mode on and press record button. A video shows a man running up stairs in a split screen view. Top: recording on Galaxy Note10. Bottom: Galaxy Note9. Complete video footage shot with Super steady on. UI/UX are subject to change.

How to use the Zoom-In Mic

Galaxy Note10 tips

Record sound without the background noise with the next generation Galaxy Note10.
A woman wearing an apron cooks at a stove. As she puts butter onto a heated skillet, the view zooms in and the sound of the frying butter comes into focus via the Zoom-In Mic on the Galaxy Note10. UI/UX are subject to change.

How to use the Video Editor

Galaxy Note10 tips

Learn how to shoot, edit, and share your videos all on the next generation Galaxy Note10.
A close-up view of a person cutting a yellow pepper. The length of the video recording is trimmed. A plate of veggies is colored with a Vintage filter. A video of a woman cooking. The level of the video sound is reduced. UI/UX are subject to change.

Take a screenshot

Grab a quick screenshot anytime you want.

Next, click the thumbnail to crop, highlight or draw on your screenshot before you share it with friends.

Try it: Volume Down + Power

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Choose your screen orientation

Even with Auto Rotate turned off, you can easily change your screen orientation.

Try it: Rotate your phone > Select icon in bottom right-hand corner

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Record your winning steak

Share all the action from your favourite games using the Game Launcher app.

Go to: Game Launcher > Open Game > Swipe Up > Game Tools > Record

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Use your phone in one hand

With One-Handed Mode, you can carry your coffee and use your phone at the same time.

Go To: Settings > Advanced features > Motions and gestures > One-Handed Mode

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Reduce digital eye strain

We know the light from your phone can be harsh to look at so we've added a Blue Light Fliter to give your eyes a break.

Go To: Settings > Display > Blue Light Fliter

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Make your photos more vibrant

You can change your display settings so you can see your photos in beautiful colors.

Go To: Settings > Display > Screen Mode > AMOLED photo

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Get the perfect picture the first time

The Scene Optimizer detects what you're taking a picture of and adjusts the colours for more beautiful pictures.

Go To: Camera Settings > Scene Optimiser

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Say goodbye to blurry selfie

You can move the shutter button to somewhere on the screen that's easy to reach.

Go To: Camera Settings > Shooting Methods > Floating Shutter button

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Turn memories into GIFs

Create live GIFs any time you want by holding down the shutter button. You can edit your custom GIFs from your Gallery and even add stickers!

Go To: Camera Settings > Hold Shutter button to > Create GIF

Galaxy A film scene (GIF) in the backdrop of a Samsung phone

Keep an eye on your wellbeing

Monitor your stress level at any time with the Samsung Health app. You can also measure you heart rate and oxygen saturation at the same time.

Try it: Swipe up > Samsung Health

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Make quiet time a daily habit

Now you can put your phone in ''Do not disturb'' mode for some much-deserved peace and quiet. Don't want to miss a call from someone special? Add them in the 'Állow exceptions'' menu.

Go To: Settings > Notifications > Do not disturb

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Add a calming wallpaper to your screen

Use your favourite video on your lock screen to help calm your nerves whenever you're feeling stressed out.

Go To: Gallery > Select Video > Three dots > Set as wallper

Sea in the backdrop of a Samsung phone

How to shoot with Ultra Wide Camera (A50)

Galaxy A50 tips

Learn how to fit more into your photo with the next generation Galaxy A50.
How to fit more into your shot. Launch camera then tap Ultra Wide. Capture more of the world around you.

How to add bokeh focus effects

Galaxy A50 tips

Focus on what matters. Learn how to add depth to your photos with the next generation Galaxy A50.
How to take bokeh style shots. Launch camera, then tap Live focus. Add and adjust blur on slider. Now, try it in selfie mode.

How to shoot with Ultra Wide Camera (A30)

Galaxy A30 tips

Learn how to fit more into your photo with the next generation Galaxy A30.
How to fit more into your shot. Launch camera, then tap Ultra Wide. Capture more of the world around you.

How to set up and use Quick ambient sound

Galaxy Buds tips

Learn how to switch to hearing ambient sound quickly when you need to.
How to switch to ambient sound quickly. Put buds in ear and connect with your device. Launch Galaxy Wearable app. Tap Touchpad. Tap Left or Right, then Quick ambient sound. Press and hold touchpad for ambient sound. Release finger to turn music back

How to set
and track your Daily Activity

Galaxy Watch Active tips

Learn how to set up and keep track of your daily activity for better health.
How to keep active every day. Swipe left for Daily Activity overview. Scroll up for activity completed so far, with targets. Tap Settings, then set targets. Complete your daily activities and achieve your daily health goals.

How to use Functional Watch faces

Galaxy Watch Active tips

Learn how to set a functional watch face that fits both your style and your lifestyle.
How to use Functional watch faces. Access functions directly from your watch face. Let's try quick start workout. Ready? Start your workout. Check out other watch face functions.

How to start
a workout session quickly

Galaxy Fit tips

Here’s how you can activate your usual workout at a single press of the button
How to use Quick Workout Start. Press and hold the side key for 2 seconds. Press the side key to end workout. Swipe up to see workout details. Checkout other exercises.

How to share power with your phone

Galaxy S10 tips

Power up another device with Wireless PowerShare on the next generation Galaxy S10
How to share power with your phone. Swipe down with 2 fingers for Full Quick Panel. Tap Wireless PowerShare. When 'Ready to connect' appears, place device back-to-back with your phone. When the device lights up, it's charging!

How to turn on Night mode

Galaxy S10 tips

Turn on Night mode on the next generation Galaxy S10.
How to turn on Night mode. Swipe down with 2 fingers for Full Quick Panel. Tap Night mode to turn it on instantly. Press and hold Night mode to schedule it. Select preset schedule or set your own.

How to shoot Super steady videos

Galaxy S10 camera

Super steady videos on the next generation Galaxy S10.
How to avoid camera shake. Launch camera, then tap Video. Tap icon to shoot in Super steady mode.

How to make your photo subject pop

Galaxy S10 camera

Scene optimizer on the next generation Galaxy S10.
How to make your photo subject pop. Launch camera, Scene optimizer is on by default. Wait for camera to detect subject, then take photo.

How to improve your photo composition

Galaxy S10 camera

Improve composition with Shot suggestions on the next generation Galaxy S10.
How to improve your photo composition. Launch camera and tap Settings. Aim camera. Wait for 'Best shot' to appear. Adjust camera until both circles line up. When the guidelines stretch and disappear, take your best shot.

How to turn on Blue light filter

Galaxy S10 tips

Reduce blue light with the next generation Galaxy S10.
How to turn on Blue light filter. Swipe down with 2 fingers for Full Quick Panel. Press and hold Blue light filter. Adjust opacity and set schedule.

How to take bokeh style shots

Galaxy S10 camera

Change up the focus. Learn how to add bokeh photo effects with the next generation Galaxy S10.
How to take bokeh style shots. Launch camera, then tap Live focus. Adjust Blur amount on silder. Now, try out the other focus effects.

How to save power based on your usage

Galaxy S10 tips

Automatically save power when it’s not needed on the next generation Galaxy S10.
How to save power based on your usage. Swipe down with 2 fingers for Full Quick Panel.Press and hold Power mode. Turn on Adaptive power saving mode.

How to take selfies with
S Pen

Galaxy Note9 tips

A selfie of a man and woman on the screen of Galaxy Note9 with S Pen.
Point, pose and click from anywhere. Learn how to snap selfies on the new super powerful Galaxy Note9.

How to write
a Screen off memo

Galaxy Note9 tips

A memo written with S Pen on Galaxy Note 9 screen.
Ready when you are. Learn how to write and store Screen-off Memos without unlocking your Galaxy Note9.

How to enable in-game calls and messages

Galaxy Note9 tips

Horizontal game screen on Galaxy Note9 with S Pen.
Get the best of work and play. Learn how to enable in-game calls and messages on the new super powerful Galaxy Note9.

How to trace over photos with S Pen

Galaxy Note9 tips

A drawing of a woman in Photo Drawing mode on screen of Galaxy Note9 with S Pen.
Let your creative side run wild. Learn how to trace over photos on the new super powerful Galaxy Note9.

How to multi-task with Samsung DeX

Galaxy Note9 tips

Memo that reads "Mobility is the new norm" on the screen of Galaxy Note9 with S Pen.
Multi-tasking just got easier. Learn how to use two apps at once and do even more with Samsung DeX and the new super powerful Galaxy Note9.

How to control presentations with S Pen

Galaxy Note9 tips

Presentation mode on Galaxy Note9 with S Pen.
Own the pitch. Learn how to control presentations with the S Pen on the new super powerful Galaxy Note9.

How to create a personalized Live message

Galaxy Note9 tips

A photo of a milkshake with whipped cream on the screen of Galaxy Note9 with S Pen.
Add some fun to your messages. Learn how to create a Live Message with AR Emoji or a picture on the new super powerful Galaxy Note9.

How to use
S Pen in Screen Mirroring mode

Galaxy Note9 tips

Photo gallery screen on the Galaxy Note9 with S Pen.
Relive your memories on the big screen. Learn how to navigate your gallery and browse pictures with the S Pen in Screen Mirroring mode on the Galaxy Note9.

How to launch apps remotely with S Pen

Galaxy Note9 tips

S Pen remote settings on the screen of Galaxy Note9 with S Pen.
More control than ever before. Learn how to choose an app to launch remotely with the S Pen on the Galaxy Note9.

How to customize your Galaxy Watch

Galaxy Watch tips

Customize mode on Galaxy Watch.
Your watch, your style. Learn how to personalize your Galaxy Watch.

How to manage stress with Galaxy Watch

Galaxy Watch tips

Manage stress mode on Galaxy Watch.
Rest and relax for a better you. Learn how to manage stress levels with Galaxy Watch.

How to get fit with Galaxy Watch

Galaxy Watch tips

Four circular fitness icons on Galaxy Watch.
Track your progress. Learn how to get fit with Galaxy Watch.

Turn your room into partyroom

QLED Ambient Mode

Image shows 2019 QLED's new Ambient Mode pattern 'Light Grid' and smart phone to apply the pattern through SmartThings App.
Explanation of the 2019 QLED TV's Ambient Mode being used to display a light grid pattern. The TV screen is shown using the light grid pattern to work just like the lighting in your room.

Share your moments

QLED Ambient Mode

A user takes a photo of a landscape to use 2019 QLED Ambient Mode.
Explanation of 2019 QLED's Ambient Mode being used as a photo wall in the living room. A user takes a photo of a landscape with a smartphone.

Galaxy
Note10 | Note10+

Galaxy Note10 laying on top of Galaxy Note10 plus, both laying on their back at an angle with a blue S Pen laying on top of Galaxy Note10. Each phone has a gradient graphic onscreen and other side of the phones is the text Galaxy Note10 | Note10 plus.