How To Turn On Flashlight With Galaxy S9 And Galaxy S9 Plus

Your Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus is a powerful smartphone with a lot of advanced features, including a powerful flashlight function using your camera’s flash. However, the flashlight function is tucked away and not immediately visible to the casual searcher. In this article, I will show you how to find your flashlight function on the Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus, how to add it as a widget to your home screen, and how to move the function to your quick menu so you can gain easy access to it. 

How to Launch the Built-In Flashlight Function

  1. From the Home screen, swipe downwards from the top of the screen with two fingers
  2. An extended list of functions will appear, and you will see a flashlight symbol
  3. Tap on the icon and the flashlight will turn off
  4. To turn the light off, just tap on the flashlight icon once more

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

  1. On your Home screen, tap and hold an empty space
  2. When the options menu appears, tap Widgets
  3. Find the flashlight and tap and hold on it to add it to the Home screen

How to Move the Flashlight to the Quick Menu

  1. From the Home screen, swipe downwards from the top of the screen with two fingers
  2. Tap the overflow menu button at the top right corner of the screen
  3. Select Button Order
  4. The first six icons in the button order will be in the quick menu; tap and hold the flashlight icon and drag it to the button order list
  5. Tap the Done button

Now you know how to get to your flashlight and to make getting to it a lot easier! Have any other flashlight-related tips for the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus? Share them with us if you do!

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