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.


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…