How To Turn On Flashlight With Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus

Owners of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus know their phones, while no longer at the very cutting edge of phone technology, are nonetheless very advanced phones with powerful features. One of those features is the flashlight function that lets you use the phone’s flash as a steady light. This functionality is not always immediately evident in your Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus’ menu hierarchy, however. In this article, I’ll teach you where to find the flashlight functions, how to add them to your home screen, and how to put the flashlight in your quick menu.

How to Launch the Built-In Flashlight Function

  1. Swipe down with two fingers on the Home screen
  2. Find the flashlight symbol on the list of functions that appears
  3. Tap the flashlight icon to turn the flashlight on
  4. Tap the flashlight icon again to turn it off

How to Add the Flashlight as a Widget to Your Home Screen

  1. Tap and hold an empty spot on your Home screen
  2. Tap Widgets when the options menu pops up
  3. Tape and hold on the flashlight icon to add it to the Home screen

How to Move the Flashlight to the Quick Menu

  1. Swipe down on the Home screen with two fingers
  2. At the top right corner of the screen, tap the overflow menu button
  3. Select Button Order
  4. Tap and hold the flashlight icon to the button order list
  5. Tap Done

Now getting to your flashlight should be much easier. Do you have any tips on ways to use the flashlight app on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus? Let us know below!


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