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How do I use my camera from the lock screen on my Samsung Galaxy S® 5?

Capture photos at a moment's notice by setting your device to access the Camera application from the lock screen.

Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

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.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Camera Lock Screen

Capture a Photo from the Lock Screen

When the feature is on, touch Camera and swipe in any direction to open the Camera application.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Camera Lock Screen

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