This Galaxy S20 camera guide explains all items of Galaxy S20 camera settings and shows you how and when to use them to shoot great pictures and videos with the Galaxy S20 camera.
The camera settings on Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra are identical. This guide applies to all these 3 Galaxy S20 phones, although we use “S20” in the text.
How to access Galaxy S20 camera settings?
You need to open the Galaxy S20 camera app to access the Galaxy S20 camera settings. There are no camera setting shortcuts in Galaxy S20 Settings page.
There are a couple of ways to launch (open) the Camera app on Galaxy S20, for example:
- Tap the Camera app icon on Galaxy S20 lock screen (without unlocking the phone).
- Tap the Camera app icon on Galaxy S20 Home screen or Apps screen.
- Quickly press the Side key twice to open the camera app. This Galaxy S20 camera quick launch is enabled by default and can be configured in the Side key settings.
- Tap the QR code button in the quick settings panel. If you launch the camera app in this way, it will ignore the scan QR code settings in Galaxy S20 camera settings (read on). If there are no QR codes in the frame, you can take normal pictures.
Once you are in the Camera app, you can tap the Settings (gear icon) as illustrated here.
Understand and use Galaxy S20 camera settings
By default, after tapping the gear icon in the camera app, you will see the following 19 items in Galaxy S20 camera settings.
Please note, if you are using the Easy mode (Galaxy S20 Settings— Display —Easy mode), some settings are not available. By default, the Easy mode is off on Galaxy S20.
The Galaxy S20 camera settings are grouped into 4 groups: intelligent features, pictures, videos, and useful features.
Now, let’s go through all of the 19 items one by one.
#1. Scene optimizer
The scene optimizer of Galaxy S20 camera can automatically adjust the exposure, contrast, white balance, and some other settings based on what is detected in the camera frame. Samsung uses its own … Read the rest