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Using the Camera on Your Galaxy S6 edge and S6 edge+

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ Plus Camera Use Quick Launch

Don't fuss trying to open the camera app and never miss a beat. Accessing your camera and sharing the perfect moment has been made easier on your S6 edge and S6 edge+. Learn how to Use Different Camera Modes and learn what they do to capture that moment with clarity, beauty, and ease.

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

Opening the Camera App

From Apps

Navigate to Apps > Camera.

   

Using the Quick Launch

Double press the Home key to launch the Camera app.

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ Plus Camera Use Quick Launch

Make sure Quick Launch is turned on from the Camera settings.

   

Using the App Shortcut

From the Lock screen, swipe the Camera icon.   

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ Plus Camera Use Quick Launch

App shortcuts can be changed in the Lock screen and security settings. The default app shortcuts are Phone and Camera.

Camera Settings

  1. Double press the Home key to launch the Camera app.

  2. Touch Settings.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Camera Use Quick Launch
  3. Adjust the following to the desired settings.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Camera Use Quick Launch
    • You can customize the pictures and videos by changing the picture and video size.

    • Customize the way you take pictures by setting a timer, grid lines, and location tags.

Take a Photo

  1. Double press the Home key to launch the Camera app.  

  2. Pinch outwards to zoom in or inwards to zoom out.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ plus Camera Use Quick Launch Selfie
  3. Touch the screen once and then drag the slider up or down to adjust the brightness.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ plus Camera Use Quick Launch Selfie
  4. To take a photo, touch Capture.  

    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ Plus Camera Use Quick Launch

Take a Selfie

  1. Double press the Home key to launch the Camera app.

  2. To switch to the front camera, touch the Switch Camera.   

    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ Plus Camera Use Quick Launch
  3. Touch the screen to snap a selfie easily.

    Tap to take pictures must be turned on in Camera Settings > Ways to take pictures.

  4. Swipe right to see more selfie options to make your selfie experience the best.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ plus Camera Use Quick Launch Selfie

Record a Video

  1. Double press the Home key to launch the Camera app.

  2. To start recording a video, touch Record.   

    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ Plus Camera Use Quick Launch
  3. To capture still photos while recording a video, touch Capture.   

    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ Plus Camera Use Quick Launch
  4. To temporarily stop the recording, touch Pause.   

    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ Plus Camera Use Quick Launch
  5. To stop and save the recording, touch Stop.

    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ Plus Camera Use Quick Launch

Share Photos and Videos

  1. Navigate to Apps > Gallery.

  2. Touch the photo or video that you want to share.  

    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ Plus Camera Use Quick Launch
  3. Touch Share.  

    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ Plus Camera Use Quick Launch
  4. Choose from the available sharing options.  

    Samsung Galaxy S6 edge edge+ Plus Camera Use Quick Launch

    Sharing options vary based on downloaded apps and enabled features.

    • Share a picture or video to your friends and family instantly by uploading to a social media app.

    • Attach a picture of a document to an email for quick delivery.

    • Showcase a picture or play a video using a device that has Smart View or Bluetooth enabled.

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