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Take the best selfies with your Galaxy phone

Red-haired girl taking selfie with Note 10

Selfies: you know you love 'em. Luckily, your phone comes with special features like a front-facing camera, built-in filters, and different camera modes so you can take the best possible selfies.

Note: Available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider, software version, and phone model. 

Set up for the perfect selfie

If you want to give your selfies some extra pizzazz, use the filters in your Camera. They'll provide the right lighting or effects to make the picture really stand out.

Open the Camera app and make sure front facing camera is activated by swiping up or down on the screen or tapping Flip Camera.

To use a different Camera mode such as Video or Live focus, swipe left or right. Tap Filter to add cool filters like Ivory. And finally, tap Capture (or the Volume keys) to take that perfect selfie.

Women taking a selfie with Note 10

Camera modes

Your phone's camera has multiple camera modes, with everything from Pro mode to Panorama. No matter what you're taking a picture of, it will look extra fabulous.

Open the Camera app, and then tap Settings. Scroll down to and tap Camera modes, and then tap Edit modes. Select the desired mode(s).

Learn more about the cool camera modes your phone offers:

Edit modes from Camera Settings
  • Live Focus Video: Add filters and effects to your videos.

  • Live focus: Hold your phone at arm's length for a blur effect.

  • Photo: Your standard picture mode.

  • Video: Capture selfie videos. You can record in HDR on some phones.

  • Pro: Set the exposure, shutter speed, color tone, and ISO sensitivity manually.

  • Panorama: Pack more into each shot by making vertical or horizontal panoramas.

  • Food: Emphasize the vivid colors in your favorite foods.

  • Night: Create brighter shots when taking photos in the dark.

  • Super Slow-mo: Capture the action at an incredibly fast frame rate for super slow-motion playback.

  • Slow motion: Record videos at a high frame rate which can be played in slow motion.

  • Hyperlapse: Capture changes that happen slowly in smooth time-lapse videos.

  • Bixby Vision: Provides helpful information based on what you see through the camera. This includes nearby locations, QR codes, and language translations.

  • AR Emoji: Make an emoji of yourself and use stickers or filters.

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