Samsung’s latest One UI 6, based on Android 14, is a big update for Galaxy phones. The update introduces a variety of new features and improvements, including Auto Blocker, a new Quick Panel, new widgets, and more. One of these useful features is the Custom Camera Widget. Here, you will learn how to add custom camera widget and quickly launch camera with specific settings on Samsung Galaxy phones.
The One UI 6 update is now available on many devices, with the remaining devices expected to receive the major update in the next two to three months. If you’ve already updated to One UI 6, this guide will help you with quick camera actions.
What is Custom Camera Widget?
The new camera widget allows users to open the camera with specific settings without having to change them each time. This is particularly helpful in situations when you don’t have time to adjust settings. Users can add multiple widgets with custom settings.
Have you ever encountered a scene you wanted to capture with specific settings but couldn’t due to time constraints? This will no longer be an issue, as you can now save these settings for instant access.
How to Quickly Open Specific Camera Settings on Samsung Galaxy Phones
Not only the custom camera widget is useful to accessing camera with specific settings, but it also makes the home screen great. It’s because of the feature that it let users choose the background from gallery. Let’s see how to add custom camera widgets.
- Press and hold on the home screen for a second or two.
- It will open the home screen menu. Choose Widgets here.
- Scroll down and expand Camera. Next tap Custom Camera widget.
- It will open Widget Settings. You will be able to set Starting Mode, Output Picture location, Widget title, and also Widget background.
- Once done, tap the Save button.
You can relocate the widget. To make the home screen better, you can add small and big widgets combination. And make sure to add cool backgrounds in the widgets.
So, not only will you be able to use this feature, but you can also add it for a better home screen look. For more customization tips, check out our Samsung customization guide.