Galaxy S9 and S9+ feature some significantly new camera features such as the dual-aperture lens, and super slow motion mode. As the first step of trying the new camera in Galaxy S9 and S9+, you need to start Galaxy S9 camera app first.
In addition to tapping the camera app icon, you can have several other ways to start Galaxy S9 camera app in S9 and S9+.
This Galaxy S9 camera guide shows you the six ways to open Galaxy S9 camera app in your Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+.
#1. Use Galaxy S9 camera quick launch to start Galaxy S9 camera app
The fastest way to launch Galaxy S9 camera app is to use Galaxy S9 camera quick launch feature, which is enabled by default.
You can quickly press the power button twice to start Galaxy S9 camera app immediately. Samsung named this as Galaxy S9 camera quick launch.
The good thing about Galaxy S9 camera quick launch is that it works at any times: when the screen is on or off, or when you are using any apps, or when the screen is locked or unlocked.
When you use the Galaxy S9 camera quick launch first time, it will remind you of this feature as shown below.
You can then keep it on or turn it off if you want.
#2. Use camera app shortcut on Galaxy S9 lock screen to start Galaxy S9 camera app.
By default, in Galaxy S9 lock screen as shown below, there are two app shortcuts on the left and right sides of the bottom.
One is the phone app for you to make emergency calls without unlocking the phone. And the other is the camera app as shown below.
Of course, you can use other apps to replace them in Settings — Lock screen and security — App shortcuts.
You can tap the camera app icon to open Galaxy S9 camera app without unlocking the screen.
If you launch Galaxy S9 camera app without unlocking the screen, you can only access photos taken in this session. You cannot access any other photos or pictures saved in the phone before the screen was locked.
This is a security feature, not a bug. For example, if someone gets your phone, he/she is unable to check photos in the phone unless he/she can unlock the … Read the rest