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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Use Dual Camera Mode in Camera App in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Dual camera is a shooting mode that can be used in the Camera app in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge that works by using both the rear and front cameras at the same time and then combine both photos taken with those cameras into a beautiful two-sided photo. You can use this mode each time you want to put yourself into a photo you took.

How to download the dual camera mode in the Camera app?
Since this mode is not available by default in the Camera app, you have to download it first from the Galaxy apps by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app. If the quick launch feature is enabled, you can quickly launch the Camera app from any screen by pressing the Home key twice in quick succession.
  2. Tap Mode to view all available modes.
  3. Tap Download to view all available shooting modes in the Galaxy apps that can be installed into your phone.
  4. Tap next to Dual camera to start downloading and installing.
  5. A pop up window appears to inform you some information about the app permissions. Tap Accept and download button to continue the installation process.
  6. Wait until the installation process is completed.

How to take a photo using the dual camera mode in the Camera app?
When the dual camera mode has been installed, you can use it to take a beautiful two-sided photo by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app.
  2. Tap Mode to view all available shooting modes.
  3. Tap Dual camera to enable this mode.
  4. By default, the thumbnail image is taken by the front camera. When needed, you can switch the camera by tapping the thumbnail image or by tapping .
  5. When needed, you can adjust the thumbnail image size by tapping and holding the thumbnail until a white frame appears around it. Drag the edge of the thumbnail to adjust the size.
  6. When needed, you can change the thumbnail image border by tapping the required border available at the left side of the screen (if you hold the phone in portrait view). There are 8 borders available: Stamp(this option is selected by default), Oval blur, Instant pic, Heart shape, Window, Fisheye, Cubism, or Split.
  7. Now, point the rear camera at the subject and face yourself to the front camera lens. Make sure you're not too close and get enough lighting so the camera can easily detect your face.
  8. Tap to take a photo with dual camera mode.
  9. Tap the preview thumbnail to view the photo in full screen view in the Gallery app.


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