How To Quickly Open Camera On Galaxy S7 (Lock Screen Shortcut)

For those that own a the new Samsung you probably already know about the great new camera only your smartphone. A cool trick that you can use on your Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge is to quickly open camera directly from the lock screen. The cool short allows you to skip having to go to the home screen and then open the Camera app. With this advanced hack you can get right into the camera and make sure you get that perfect picture. Below we’ll explain how to use the lock screen camera shortcut on Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.

The fastest way you can add a camera shortcut on Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge is to turn on your smartphone and open the Settings app, then tap on by device > choose Lock screen and turn on “Shortcuts.” Once you’ve gotten to that screen, you’ll be able to add different widgets to your lock screen, and the camera widget is one that you can add.

After you’ve put the camera shortcut on the Galaxy S7 lock screen, you should test it out to make sure it works correctly. There’s also another way that you can access the camera directly from the lock screen and the directions below we’ll teach you how to do it.



How to add camera lock screen shortcut:

  1. Turn on your smartphone
  2. Open the Settings app
  3. Tap on Device
  4. Choose “Lock Screen” settings
  5. Then check the “Camera Shortcut” option
  6. When you now go to the lock screen, you’ll see the Camera shortcut at the bottom right of the screen
  7. You can access the camera by just swiping on the camera icon to open your Camera quickly


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