How To Use Camera Settings – Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

How To Use Camera Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4
How To Use Camera Settings - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

Learn how to use camera settings on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. Touch Settings icon to configure settings for Camera. Not all of the following options are available in both still camera and video camera modes. The available options vary depending on the mode used.


  • Photo size: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution photos take up more memory.
  • Metering: Select a metering method. This determines how light values are calculated. Center-weighted measures background light in the center of the scene. Spot measures the light value at a specific location. Matrix averages the entire scene.


  • Location tag: Attach a GPS location tag to the photo.

Note: To improve GPS signals, avoid shooting in locations where the signal may be obstructed, such as between buildings or in low-lying areas, or in poor weather conditions.
Note: Your location may appear on your photos when you upload them to the Internet. To avoid this, deactivate the GPS tag setting.

  • Review: Set to show photos or videos after taking them.
  • Volume key: Set the device to use the Volume button to control the shutter or zoom function.
  • Timer: Use this for delayed-time shots.
  • White balance: Select an appropriate white balance, so images have a true-to-life color range. The settings are designed for specific lighting situations. These settings are similar to the heat range for white-balance exposure in professional cameras.
  • Brightness: Adjust the brightness level by moving the slider.
  • Guidelines: Display viewfinder guides to help composition when selecting subjects.
  • Voice control: Set the camera to take photos with voice commands.
  • Contextual filename: Set the camera to display contextual tags. Activate this to use Tag Buddy in Gallery.
  • Save as flipped: Invert the image to create a mirror-image of the original scene.
  • Storage: Select the memory location for storage.
  • Shutter sound: Turn the shutter sound on or off.
  • Reset: Reset the camera settings.


Reorganize shortcuts for easy access to the cameras various options.

  • Touch > Options icon.
  • Touch and hold a shortcut icon to display all shortcuts.
  • Touch and hold an option and drag it to a slot at the top of the screen.

Note: The other icons can be moved within the list by touching and dragging them.

Note:Touch Reset to reset the quick settings layout to the default settings.


This guide will work on all Samsung Galaxy Tabs; including Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1.

Amarnath Natarajan

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1 Response

  1. John Doe says:

    I have the Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 and it has no option to disable the shutter sound.