You can use Galaxy S8 camera quick launch to open the camera app quickly from any screens.
As Galaxy S8 and S8+ removed the physical Home button, you now have to use power button for Galaxy S8 camera quick launch.
This Galaxy S8 camera guide shows you how to enable, disable and use Galaxy S8 camera quick launch.
What is Galaxy S8 camera quick launch?
There is no physical button for camera app in Galaxy S8 and S8+, as in many other Android phones.
But Samsung does offer a quick way for you to launcher camera app.
In Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, you can press Home button twice consecutively to launch camera app in Galaxy S7 or S7 edge as explained in this guide.
Now, Samsung replaced the physical Home button with software buttons in Galaxy S8 and S8+ as explained in this post.
So, power button was assigned for Galaxy S8 camera quick launch: press the power button twice quickly to launch camera app.
You can use Galaxy S8 camera quick launch to fire camera app at any time and from any screen.
You can start camera app almost instantly even when the screen is turned off and locked.
Please note, you can use camera app without unlocking the Galaxy S8 or S8+ (e.g., in lock screen), but you cannot access any photos taken or saved on the phone before the screen is locked. This is a security measure to protect your private data in case your phone is lost or stolen.
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