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Find out about all the amazing things your new Galaxy S5 can do.


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Camera: Selective Focus

The Selective Focus feature lets you edit and enhance photos to create the perfect shot.

How to use Selective Focus

Launch camera

Tap the Selective Focus icon
(two silhouettes next to each other)

Hold the camera steady and take your picture

Tap the photo thumbnail

Tap the Edit icon
(two silhouettes next to each other with a pencil)

Select Near, Far or Pan Focus effect

Tap Done to save your edited photo



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Additional Features

S HealthTM

Did you know your new Galaxy S5 can help you stay fit? Think of S Health as your personal trainer and workout buddy in one. S Health lets you set fitness goals, monitor your heart rate and track your progress—including steps taken, calories burned and weight loss.

How to measure your Heart Rate

Launch S Health

Touch the Heart Rate icon

Place your finger on the sensor at the back of the device.

After a few seconds, you’ll see your heart rate along with any previous readings you’ve taken.

Feature FAQs

What is Samsung Apps?

Samsung Apps is your marketplace for a variety of mobile applications, ranging from games and entertainment to utilities and productivity enhancers, specifically developed and carefully selected for Samsung devices. You can find Samsung Apps preloaded on many Samsung mobile phones, or visit apps.samsung.com in your device’s browser to download it.

What's Google Play™ Store?

The Google Play™ Store is your go-to for the latest Android apps, games, movies, music, and books for your phone. You’ll discover a wide variety of free and paid apps ranging from productivity enhancers to games. When you find one you want, simply install it right on your phone.

What does the Gallery app do?

With the Gallery application, you can view pictures and watch videos that you’ve taken with your phone’s camera, downloaded, or copied to an optional memory card (not included).

Tap More > Help to learn about Gallery.

Can I use a Bluetooth headset or car kit?

You can listen to music over a Bluetooth stereo headset, or have hands-free conversations using a compatible Bluetooth headset or car kit. It’s the same procedure to set up stereo audio and hands-free devices. To listen to music with your headset or car kit, the headset or car kit must support the A2DP Bluetooth profile.

Tap Apps > Settings > Bluetooth to learn more.