Tips & Tricks

How to quickly launch the camera on the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, and Galaxy Note 5

Samsung went all-out in the camera department for its flagship smartphones and phablets of 2015. The Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 sport fantastic 16-megapixel cameras, which do a great job at capturing images in low-light conditions. However, having a wonderful sensor and image processing software is all well and good, but they’re useless if you can’t pull up the camera application rapidly enough to capture spontaneous images.

No doubt you’ve noticed the lack of physical camera shortcuts on the bezel of these devices (and on every other Samsung phone), but thankfully, there is a toggle you can use. All you have to do is double-press the Home button and the camera app will launch within a matter of seconds. What’s great about this feature is that it works even when the display is off, and can get you up and clicking pictures almost instantly.

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