Skip to main content

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Turn On or Off Camera Flash

Camera on Samsung Galaxy SIII has equipped with several shot modes which will allow you to get a better pictures, such as beauty shot mode which will allow the camera to remove facial imperfection in a photo or burst shot mode which will allow you to take up to 20 continuous pictures, etc.

See also: How to Use Camera Burst Shot Mode on Samsung Galaxy S3

Another feature which you can find in this camera is flash option. By using flash when taking a picture will help the camera to get enough lighting when the light intensity around less.

How to change camera flash option?
There are three options available associated with flash that you can choose by following the steps listed below:
  1. Go to Apps through Home screen.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Drag the indicator to the camera icon when the video recorded is turned on.
  4. Depending on your current settings, tap Flash icon to turn off the flash, turn on the flash or using auto flash.
  5. Or tap Setting (gear) icon to enter the settings page.
  6. Tap Flash.
  7. Now you will see three options on pop up menu. They are:
    • Off: Choose this option if you want to turn off the flash.
    • On: Choose this option if you want to turn on the flash.
    • Auto flash: Choose this option to let the camera decide whether to use flash or not.
  8. Tap to the required flash option you wish to use.
  9. Tap Home button to return to the standby mode.

By knowing on how to select flash option available on Galaxy SIII camera, now you can choose the one that best suit you. When the environment has less light intensity, then you can turn this option on. While if it has enough, then you can turn it off. Or let the camera to decide whether to flash or not by selecting auto flash option. So, hope this helps :)


  1. I have a samsung galaxy S3 phone. A the sounds work fine, however, I seem to be having trouble getting notified of an incoming text. I have checked my settings numerous times and they all appear correct but no sound or vibration Signals a new text has arrived. I have also requested notification of texts I have sent being opened but I seem unable to receive those either. Any help would be extremely helpful. Thank you. My android version is 5.1.1. Thanks again


Post a Comment

Hi the insiders,
Thanks for coming and I hope you can get something useful here.
Before submitting your comment to ask about an issue, please make sure to provide information as much as possible (at least write your model number and Android version) and describe the problem clearly.
Also, since all comments will be moderated, all comments with irrelevant links(if any) or contain with offensive/harsh word will be deleted.
The last, if you have a question and can't find the relevant article, please feel free to reach me through the Contact us page. I'll be more than happy to reply the email and answer the question :)

Popular posts from this blog

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Access Clipboard in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Copy and paste text is a feature that can be used in Samsung Galaxy S5. This feature will help you duplicating or moving copied text with ease from one app to another. Since all copied text will be saved to the clipboard, it makes you can not only paste a text that you have just copied, but also paste an older copied text by selecting the required one from the clipboard as long as the clipboard has not been cleared yet.

How to access the clipboard?
Generally, there are two methods that can be used to access the clipboard: 1) in an app or screen where you can enter text by long tapping in a text entry field, 2) in an app or screen where you can see the keyboard by utilizing more options in the keyboard.

Method #1: From a text entry field
If you have ever copied text or taken a screenshot then you can easily access the clipboard from a text entry field in any app or screen. But, as the example, we'll access the clipboard from a text entry field when composing a new text message in Mes…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Fix Missing Microphone Button on Samsung Keyboard

In the stock Samsung keyboard, there are some keys that have several functions, for instance a key in the left side of Space bar(it's usually displayed with a Settings/Cog wheel icon), when you long tap this key, you will see some options available, such as Keyboard settings, Smiley, Clipboard, Microphone, etc. Those hidden button sometimes make some users who want to use one of them have difficulty to find the button.

See also: How to Find Mic Button on Samsung Keyboard

But, in certain case, the Mic button is completely not available though the user have had long tapped the key in the left side of Space bar, as experienced by one of insider named Linda. She says that she can't find Mic button though she has had long tapped the key in the left side of Space bar when she want to use it to voice to text.

How to fix missing mic button on Samsung keyboard?
If you're also experiencing the same problem, you can make the Mic button available again in your keyboard by following the…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Block Unwanted or Unknown Text Messages

I believe most of phone's users have been choosing a message as one of their favourite method to communicate with others. That's why no wonder if most of smartphones available today--including with the Samsung Galaxy SIV--have provided the stock Messaging app for their users, so the user will be more easier if they want to send or receive a message in their phone without having to install the app first.

See also: How to Create and Send SMS or MMS in the Samsung Galaxy S4

Aside from sending and receiving a message, the stock Messaging app also allows you to block text messages from certain contact matches with the criteria you've specified before, block text messages contain with certain phrase as well as block text messages from unknown senders. This of course will help you to keep your inbox clean from those unwanted or unknown text messages.

How to add or remove a contact in the spam number list?
If you wish to block or unblock text message from certain contact, you can d…