When you first pickyou are likely to reach for the power button on the right, just to … find nothing. slipped the on / off switch to the left side of the phone, just below the volume control.
Wait, is not this the same place where thebutton was? Yes! In addition to confusion, the new button can now open the camera, launch Bixby, or turn off the phone, depending on your settings. What happened to the good old days of a dedicated on / off switch that you simply hold down?
One more thing – the way you take screenshots has also changed. It took us a few days to get it all right, but we're ready to break it all down for you.
Turn Off Note 10 and Note 10 Plus
There are several ways to turn your phone off:
- Press and hold the volume key and power button for a few seconds.
- Lower the notification panel and tap the on / off button icon.
- Bixby is instructed to turn off the phone.
Of course you can also use the on / off switch, but you'll have to make some adjustments to accomplish this. To change the long press feature of the on / off switch, either turn on the notification screen's power-on screen and select Side Button Settings at the bottom of the screen or go to Settings > Advanced Features > Page key .
In the Settings menu, you can customize the Double Tap and Hold actions. Set the latter option to Turn Off Menu .
In addition to starting Bixby or turning off your phone, pressing the power button once will wake up your phone while the camera is started by pressing it twice.
How to Take a Screenshot Now
There are several ways to make a screenshot for Note 10. The easiest way is to simultaneously press the volume key and the on / off key. It's just a quick press – you do not have to hold down either key.
Another way to take a screenshot is to use the S-pen. Remove it from Touch 10, and tap the Air Action button followed by Smart Select . Use the S pen to sketch the area you want to capture. Smart Select is handy because you can only capture the screen you want without having to trim it later. It contains a square / rectangular tool, a freeform option and a circular selection tool.
Finally, you can use Samsung's proven palm swipe gesture. Make sure it is checked in Settings > Advanced Functions > Movements and Gestures and enable Swipe with the Palm to . When this option is on, you can place the edge of the hand on the screen and swipe in both directions to take a screenshot.