How-to

A useful guide to making the most of it all.

HOW-TO

How to use Space Zoom
(Galaxy S20)

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Launch the Camera app. Set your shot. Select 30x option to zoom in to the shot. Select 100x option to zoom all the way into the shot for Space Zoom. Back to 30x option to zoom and press the camera shutter button to take the picture. 10x Hybrid Optic Zoom and 100x Super Resolution Zoom only available on Galaxy S20 Ultra. Galaxy S20 and S20+ have 3x Hybrid Optic Zoom and 30x Super Resolution Zoom. Super Resolution Zoom includes digital zoom, which may cause some image deterioration. UI/UX are subject to change.


Tips and Tricks

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Learn the secrets to longer battery life

For a phone that keeps up with you, activate Adaptive Power Saving

Go to: Settings > Advanced Features > Device Care > Battery > Power Mode > Adaptive Power Saving

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Shoot and share to YouTube in an instant

Upload your latest masterpiece with just a few taps.

Go to: Gallery > Select your video > Tap share > Select YouTube

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Capture the tiniest detail

Appreciate the little things with your phone’s macro lens.

Try it: Open your camera > More > Macro

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Step up your game

Tweak your phone’s resolution to get stunning graphics.

Try it: Open a game > Swipe up to open Game Booster > Screen Resolution

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Go where the action is

Capture smooth and professional-looking video, automatically stabilised, even when you’re on the move.

Try it: Camera > Video > Tap Super Steady icon

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Turn yourself into an Emoji

Turn yourself into an augmented reality masterpiece and share your new self with the world.

Go to: Camera > More > AR Emoji > Create My Emoji

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An easier way to take selfies

Use the Palm Gesture on your phone and take selfies and we-fies with a wave of your hand.

Try it: Settings > Shooting Methods > Show Palm > Show your palm to the front camera to activate the countdown timer

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Keep tabs on your battery life

Know how much juice you have left at a glance.

Go to: Settings > Search ‘Status Bar’ > Status Bar > Show Battery Percentage

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Unlock your phone securely

Whether you’ve got your hands full or your glasses on, you can unlock your phone using a variety of methods

Go to: Settings > Biometrics and Security

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Ready to change your ringtone?

Feeling groovy? Or maybe just a little bit chill? Your phone has a variety of ringtones to match your every mood.

Go to: Settings > Sounds and Vibration > Ringtone > Select your ringtone

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Wipe the slate clean

Reset all of your settings, or just your network settings.

Try it: Open your settings > General management > Reset > Select your desired option

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Master the art of conversation

Create two separate accounts for the same messaging app.

Go to: Settings > Advanced Features > Dual Messenger > Toggle switch of your desired app > Install

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How to use Space Zoom

Galaxy S20 tips

A closeup view of a man in sunglasses, smiling. His right arm is raised and outstretched to the sky.
Launch the Camera app. Set your shot. Select 30x option to zoom in to the shot. Select 100x option to zoom all the way into the shot for Space Zoom. Back to 30x option to zoom and press the camera shutter button to take the picture. 10x Hybrid Optic Zoom and 100x Super Resolution Zoom only available on Galaxy S20 Ultra. Galaxy S20 and S20+ have 3x Hybrid Optic Zoom and 30x Super Resolution Zoom. Super Resolution Zoom includes digital zoom, which may cause some image deterioration. UI/UX are subject to change.

How to use
8K Video Snap

Galaxy S20 tips

A person is making a splash, halfway submerged in an outdoor pool. A woman outside the pool looks on with her mouth ajar. A man also observes the scene, sitting in the pool chair next to her with a book on his lap.
Launch the Camera app. Switch to Video mode. Select the ratio button from the top navigation. Choose the first option for 8K. Ratio: 8K. Press Record button to start shooting. Select video from camera roll to play it back. Scrub through the video to take a screen capture. UI/UX subject to change.

How to use Bright Night

Galaxy S20 tips

A woman makes a heart shape with her hands in the air. Two spotlights are beaming down in the background. There is a disco ball behind her.
Launch Camera app. Set the shot. Scroll to More in the camera navigation bar. Select Night mode. Press the Camera shutter button. Hold the phone camera still for 1 second until picture is taken in Bright Night. UI/UX subject to change.

How to use Super Steady

Galaxy S20 tips

Two men are colliding on an outdoor soccer field in inflatable bubble bumper suits. Their knees are slightly bent.
Launch Camera app. Select Video mode in the camera navigation bar. Select the Super steady icon from the top settings. Super steady: On. Press the Record button to start shooting in Super steady mode. Super steady feature available in 1080p Full HD only. UI/UX subject to change.

How to use the Cover Screen

Galaxy Z Flip tips

A Mirror Purple Galaxy Z Flip phone folded shut. Its cover screen displays the time as 12:45 with the date stamped '11 Tue' and battery life at 100 percent.
Tap on the outside of the folded Galaxy Z Flip twice to wake the display. View status and swipe to the right to see app notifications, control music or answer/reject calls. Double tap the side key to launch camera. Take a selfie by tapping the side volume button. Image simulated for illustrative purpose. Sequence shortened. UI/UX subject to change. Availability of feature may vary by country and carrier.

How to use
Flex Mode

Galaxy Z Flip tips

A black Galaxy Z Flip is propped open in Flex Mode on a marble table. The native camera app is open in Photo Mode with a red-haired woman smiling in-display.
Open your Galaxy Z Flip to a 90-degree angle and set it on a flat surface. Launch the camera app in Photo Mode and set a timer to the desired length. Strike a pose and wait for the phone to capture your photo. Check your photos and videos in the Gallery app on the top portion of the display in half screen or unfold the phone to see them in full screen. Images simulated for illustrative purpose. Sequence shortened. UI/UX subject to change. Availability of feature may vary by country and carrier.

How to use Night Hyperlapse

Galaxy Z Flip tips

A night time aerial view of Dubrovnik with the Adriatic Sea in the background. The city is lit up with lights from the buildings and cars.
Launch Camera app while unfolded. Switch to More camera settings. Choose Hyperlapse. Enable Night mode from the top camera settings banner. Fold the phone at a 90 degree angle for Flex Mode and set it on a flat surface. Tap Record to start Hyperlapse video. Tap again to finish recording. Images simulated for illustrative purpose. Sequence shortened. UI/UX subject to change. Availability of feature may vary by country and carrier.

How to
launch app windows from notifications9

Galaxy Fold tips

Learn how to open new app windows from your notifications on the Galaxy Fold.
Message app notification banner pops up top while in split screen. Drag the window to bottom of screen. Browser: left. Calendar: top right. Messages: bottom right. Multitasking compatibility may vary depending on app. UI/UX are subject to change.

How to open three apps in split screen9,10

Galaxy Fold tips

Launch and use three different apps in split screen on the Galaxy Fold.
Launch Messages while unfolded. Apps edge navigation bar: click on Calendar, Gallery. Messages shown on left. Calendar shown on right. Gallery shown under Calendar. Multitasking compatibility may vary depending on app. UI/UX are subject to change.

How to use Wireless PowerShare9,11

Galaxy Fold tips

Learn how to share power with another device on the Galaxy Fold.
Swipe down from top of homescreen for Full Quick Panel. Tap Wireless Powershare to enable. Galaxy Fold is ready to share power. Limited to Samsung or devices with WPC Qi wireless charging. Check samsung.com for compatibility. UI/UX subject to change.

How to set-up and use App Continuity9,12

Galaxy Fold tips

Continue using your apps seamlessly between screens on the Galaxy Fold.
Click "Display" from Settings and scroll to "Continue apps on front screen". Enable apps to use on front screen. App continuity compatibility may vary depending on the app. UI/UX are subject to change.

How to switch up your selfie shots9

Galaxy Fold tips

Learn about all the different ways to take selfies on the Galaxy Fold.
Open camera in selfie mode while Galaxy Fold is closed to take a selfie using the front-facing camera. Unfold the device. Open camera in selfie mode to take a selfie using inside camera. Adjust blur in Live focus mode. UI/UX are subject to change.

Control your TV from any room in the house

With the SmartThings app1 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 App1 > 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 app1 .

Woman holding her headphone over her head

Tell your TV what to do

To activate the voice assistant2 , 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 Connection3 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 Screen4 settings whenever you want by hitting the dedicated button on your One Remote Control5 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

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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.

How to take notes in split screen view

Galaxy Tab S6 tips

Learn how to take notes while using other apps at the same time on the Galaxy Tab S6.
Click "Open in split screenview" mode from Gallery and click S Note. Video is played on the left and S Pen takes notes on the right. Apps that support split view are: Gallery, Calculator, Message, Samsung Notes, and Video. UI/UX are subject to change

How to take notes while watching video

Galaxy Tab S6 tips

Learn how to take notes while watching a video on the Galaxy Tab S6.
While video is played on screen, click "Pen" and "Create note". Pop-up note appears. Click "Transparency", adjust transparency level and take notes. Please attach S Pen to the charging area to charge it before first use. UI/UX are subject to change

How to set my photo in Art Mode

The Frame Art Mode

SmartThings App on TV screen to set my photo.
The Frame: How to set my photo in Art Mode. Start SmartThings App to set my photo. Select photos. Choose photo from your smartphone. Select mat layout & color. Choose from various options. Photos on The Frame. Display photo from app to TV screen.

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

Woman holding a Samsung phone, taking a screenshot

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 your 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 wallpaper

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 Magic Screen4

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 Magic Screen4

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.

Detects your Presence6

The Frame Motion Sensor

Man prepares to leave the kitchen, where The Frame hangs on the wall.
Motion Sensor: Man prepares to leave the kitchen, where The Frame hangs on the wall.

Day or Night7

The Frame Brightness Sensor

Yellow toned art is displayed on The Frame, as the TV sits in a room lit up with sunlight.
Brightness Sensor: Yellow toned art is displayed on The Frame, as the TV sits in a room lit up with sunlight.

Simply Send Photos8

The Frame My Collection

The Frame displaying a family photo hangs on a wall in a room with a table and five chairs.
My Collection : The Frame displaying a family photo hangs on a wall in a room with a table and five chairs.

Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

Two Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G phones, one in Cosmic Black, one in Cosmic Grey, seen from the rear at three-quarter angles with text saying 5G on each side of the phones