Here are 4 different methods (besides tapping the little on-screen shuttle button) for you to take pictures with your Galaxy Note 4’s Camera app:
i. Using voice command
You can easily take photo selfies by saying cheese, smile, capture or shoot! You just need to turn this feature on in the camera settings.
Open the Camera’s Settings menu, tap Voice control to toggle the feature on/off.
ii. Tapping the screen
Hitting the shuttle button to take a shot can be a bit of an inconvenience for some people. The good news is that you can make the entire screen of your phone becomes a button.
Open the Camera’s Settings menu, tap Tap to take pics to enable the feature that allows you to tap anywhere on the screen to take a photo.
iii. Using the volume button
If you are used to pressing the physical shuttle button to take pictures, you can enable the Volume button to work as the camera capture button.
Open the Camera’s Settings menu, tap the Volume key > Take pictures.
iv. Using the timer
If you’re tired of asking someone you don’t know to take photos for you and your spouse, use the camera’s self-timer function.
To use the self-timer, follow these steps:
- Open the Camera app.
- Tap >
- Select a delay option (2 sec, 5 sec or 10 sec).
- After the self-timer is set, pressing the Camera button provides a short delay before the shutter fires.
Which alternate methods of taking pictures do you find useful? Share your thought in the comments.
Note: The steps here were written for Android 5.0.1 on a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910C). If you’re having a different model of Galaxy Note 4 or other version of Android, there’s a possibility that the steps and screenshots will be different.