Skip to main content

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Take Self-Portrait Photos with Selfie Mode in Camera App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Selfie is a camera mode available in the Camera app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that you can use to take a selfie-shot photo with the front camera. When taking a photo with this mode, you can apply some beauty effects to your photo, such as make your eyes appear bigger or your skin tone appears clearer, so you can get a better selfie-shot photo to show others about your confidence and personality.


How to take a self-portrait photo with the selfie mode in the Camera app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app. By default, it uses the rear camera.
  2. Tap to switch the camera from the rear to the front.
  3. By default, the front camera uses the selfie mode. If it doesn't uses this mode, tap Mode and then select Selfie to enable this mode.
  4. Face the front camera lens. Make sure your face is not too close with the camera and gets enough lighting so that it can easily be detected.
  5. If needed, you can apply some beauty effects before taking a selfie to have a better result by using these steps:
    • Tap to view available beauty effects.
    • Tap Skin tone and then drag the adjustment bar to the desired level. The higher level of the skin tone setting will make your skin appears brighter and clearer.
    • Tap Spotlight and then drag the adjustment bar of the spotlight position to the desired level. By default, it sets the spotlight position in the center of your face. Here, you can also adjust the brightness by dragging the adjustment bar of the brightness to the desired level.
    • Tap Slim face and the drag the adjustment bar to the desired level. The higher level of the slim face setting will make your face appears slimmer.
    • Tap Large eyes and the drag the adjustment bar to the desired level. The higher level of the large eyes setting will make your eyes appear bigger.
    • If needed, you can tap Shape correction to set this feature to on to correct your face shape when it appears distorted because your face is at the edge of the preview screen. But, you have to remember that enable this feature can make the background appears slightly distorted.
  6. Tap to take a photo of yourself.
    FYI, if you have difficulty in making a good selfie-shot photo by tapping the on-screen camera icon because it makes more shakes and blurriness in your photo, you can use other alternative ways to take a selfie-shot photo becomes easier and more convenient, e.g., by saying predefined voice command, by showing your palm on the preview screen, etc.
  7. Tap the preview thumbnail to view the photo in the Gallery app.

Comments

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 S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Cursor Control Feature in Samsung Keyboard in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you have difficulty to manually move the text cursor when reviewing or editing a long text you have written, you can act the Samsung keyboard in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge as a text cursor controller by enabling the cursor control feature so you can easily move the cursor within the text field simply by sliding your finger across the keyboard.


How to enable the cursor control feature in the Samsung keyboard?
Assuming that the predictive text feature is enabled, you can turn on the cursor control feature in the Samsung keyboard by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down to the screen to find Language and input and then tap it.
Tap Samsung keyboard.
Alternatively, when you're entering text, you can quickly go to the Samsung keyboard settings by long tapping the key in the left side of the space bar and then tap .Scroll down the screen, tap Keyb…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Enable and Add Text Signature in Messaging App

Messaging app is one of stock apps in the Samsung Galaxy SIV that can be used by the user to communicate with another phone users. With this app, you're allowed to send either text or multimedia messages to the desired contact.

See also: 4 Methods to Send a Message in the Samsung Galaxy S4

To facilitate the user, this Messaging app has equipped with some features, one of which is a text signature. This feature will allow you to add your own text signature up to 40 chars (letters/numbers/punctuations/symbols) then display it at the bottom of each your outgoing message.


How to enable and add your own text signature?
Below are the steps to do so:
Open Messaging app.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Scroll down to find Signature settings section and then tick the box next to Add signature to include signature in each message.Tap Signature text.Type your own signature here. It may be your name or something you want everyone to read it.Tap OK button.Now, whenever you compose a new mes…