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Using the Camera from the Lock Screen on Your Samsung Galaxy S4

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

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

Capture a Photo from the Lock Screen

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

Turn On Lock Screen Camera Access

  1. From the Home screen, navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch the MY DEVICE tab.

    It may be necessary to switch the Settings menu to list view by touching More options > View as > List view.

  3. Touch Lock screen.

  4. Mark the Camera shortcut checkbox to turn on camera access from the lock screen.

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