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How to take golden hour photos with your Samsung Galaxy while sunset/sunrise



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Today’s smartphones have reduced the need for DSLRs as they provide great picture quality on the mobile camera itself. Samsung, on the other hand, not only delivers good picture quality but also offers so many wonderful camera features that will help you capture beautiful pictures of beautiful golden hours – Sunset or Sunrise.

Which photoholic wouldn’t dream of clicking a good picture of sunset or sunrise? These are adorable golden hours and people not only love watching them but also want to capture them on their phones.

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However, clicking good Sunset or Sunrise shots is not easy. Here are some best tips that will help you capture stunning Sunset or Sunrise pictures with your Samsung Galaxy Camera and the best part is there is no need for fancy ISO settings.

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Capture Sunset/Sunrise with Samsung Camera

Timing is everything:

The best Sunset and Sunrise time is usually only 20 minutes long and depends a lot on the weather and your location. The best way to catch this magical light is to find out when sunrise or sunset occurs in your place and then leave a few hours before.

Quantity = Quality:

The golden hour light can go from bright to low in a matter of seconds. Therefore, to make sure that you have captured good shots, turn on Burst shot to capture as many photos as possible. Later you can choose the best one.

To do so, simply swipe down the shutter button on the ‘Photo’ mode of your Samsung camera. And if you are noticing a GIF is being captured instead of a Burst Shot, you need to change the Swipe Shutter Button settings through Camera settings >> Swipe Shutter button to >> Take Burst shot.

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A little shadow play:

You should use the long, soft shadows of the sunset and sunrise hour to your advantage. Place your subject directly in front of a light source to create stunning backlighting. Play with the light source by partially blocking it with your hand and creating a sunspot, or finding new angles to create attractive shadows and reflections.

Cheers to holiday glow:

Once you capture a perfect shot, edit it however you like and upload it directly to your favorite social feed and enjoy!

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Here’s how to use the clipboard function on One UI 6.1 devices



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One UI 6.1 devices have a new feature that lets you access and manage your clipboard more easily. The clipboard is where you can store texts and images that you copy from other apps or websites.

The clipboard function is now part of the keyboard toolbar. You can customize the keyboard toolbar by adding or removing icons as you like.

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To use the clipboard function, you need to do the following:

  • Open the keyboard by tapping on a text input field.
  • Tap on the more icon (···) on the right side of the keyboard toolbar to see all the icons.
  • Tap on the clipboard icon to open the clipboard window, where you can see all the items that you have copied.
  • Tap on the item that you want to paste in the text input field, or tap on the delete icon to remove the item from the clipboard.

You can also add the clipboard icon to the keyboard toolbar for quicker access. To do this, you need to open the keyboard by tapping on a text input field >> Tap on the more icon (···) >> Press and hold the clipboard icon and drag it to the keyboard toolbar >> Release the clipboard icon when it is in the position that you want on the toolbar.

The clipboard function on One UI 6.1 devices is a handy feature that helps you copy and paste texts and images with ease. You can also adjust the keyboard toolbar to suit your needs and preferences.

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One UI 6.1: How to activate voice input feature on your keyboard



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With the release of One UI 6.1, Samsung has introduced a slight yet significant change to its keyboard interface, mainly related to the voice input feature. Users who are familiar with this feature button may now be puzzled by its new location.

The voice input button is a useful tool for dictating text messages or commands. It has been moved to the left side of the navigation bar with One UI 6.1. If you’re struggling to find it, then following a few steps will restore your voice-typing capabilities.

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First, make sure the keyboard button display is enabled.  To do that, visit Settings >> General Management >> Keyboard list and default >> Keyboard button on the navigation bar >> Tap on the toggle to enable it.

Once the keyboard button appears on the navigation bar, you can easily switch to voice input. Simply open the keyboard input window, tap the keyboard icon on the navigation bar, and select ‘Voice input’ from the available options.

This minor change is part of Samsung’s ongoing efforts to enhance the user experience by optimizing accessibility and convenience. By following these steps, you will continue to enjoy the seamless functionality of voice input on your device.

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Circle to Search: Hidden tricks for screen search on Samsung Galaxy S24 and Google Pixel 8



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One of the most innovative features that Google introduced at the Galaxy Unpacked event is Circle to Search. This feature is currently available on the Samsung Galaxy S24 and Google Pixel 8 series, which enhances the smartphone’s functionality and performance.

Circle to Search enables users to search their screen by drawing a circle over the text or image that they want to search. It can be activated by long-pressing on the home button or navigation bar and then using a finger to draw a circle around the desired content. A search bar will appear at the bottom of the screen, displaying relevant results from Google.

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However, some content may be too small or hidden by the search bar. In such cases, Circle to Search offers some solutions.

  • Users can move the search bar to the top of the screen by dragging it with one finger.
  • Users can also zoom in or out on the screen by using a two-finger pinch gesture.

These features are not widely announced, but they are very useful for selecting content that is difficult to see or reach.

Circle to Search is a useful feature that allows users to search their screen without leaving the current app. It can be used to look up words, definitions, translations, images, videos, news, and more. It also allows users to copy or share the selected content with a simple tap.

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