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How do I use my camera from the lock screen on my Samsung Galaxy Note 4?

Capture photos at a moment's notice by setting your device to access the Camera application from the lock screen. Note: 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 Apps Icon.
  2. Touch Settings Icon Settings.
    Note: It may be necessary to switch the Settings menu to list view by touching Menu > View as > List view.
  3. Touch Lock screen Lock Screen Icon.
  4. Mark the Camera shortcut checkbox to turn on camera access from the lock screen.

Capture a Photo from the Lock Screen

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


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