How to take great photos and videos with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 – 15 tips and tricks

How to take great photos and videos with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 – 15 tips and tricks
The 16MP camera on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 isn't just good. It is one of the best smartphone cameras we've ever tested, but if you've read our recent Galaxy Note 4 camera review, you're surely aware of that already. 

However, it is hard to tap into the camera's full potential without mastering its modes, settings, and features. It is the milestone that takes your photos to the next level when reached. 

By now, you can probably see where this post is going. We've prepared a list of 15 valuable tips that will aid you in taking beautiful images and videos with your Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Check them all out in the slideshow below, and if you feel like there's something we've missed, do not hesitate to let us know by dropping a comment below. Happy snapping! 

Related phones

Galaxy Note 4
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 3.7 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3220 mAh(20h 3G talk time)



1. maherk

Posts: 7007; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

You forgot the tap and hold on the screen to get the picture dimmer or lighter(if pressed on a dark object it ll get brighter and if pressed on a source of light the picture will get dimmer) I dunno what they call this feature but i used it a lot on my Note 4 and now on the S6 Edge. It is the best feature in the camera app imo, makes almost every picture taken indoor look miles better.

4. finestgq1

Posts: 35; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Oh haha, nice! Never knew this feature exists.

5. 1ceTr0n

Posts: 549; Member since: May 20, 2012

Wow, I never knew that! Thanks!!

6. mrej201

Posts: 226; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

Wow I can't believe I never knew about it... I just try it and Dan now pic come out more clear

7. maherk

Posts: 7007; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

You guys are very welcome :)

8. Ashoaib

Posts: 3309; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

the great thing about note 4 is this that it doesnt require much manual adjustment to take a great shot... auto mode takes pretty good shots most of the time

10. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

maybe they didnt know about this o.O if they didnt, then they need to redo all those note 4 camera comparison

2. waddup121 unregistered

great helpful guide PA!

3. bur60

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

Some of them are just features not really tricks, but the S6 has some things I never knew. Very nice

9. ironman7185

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 30, 2015

I don't see a setting that says shot and more or can find it to download. Please help

11. alexhdkn

Posts: 10; Member since: Nov 25, 2014

A guide for Xperia Z3 no? Stop advertising only Apple's and Samsung's products!

13. jannatul18

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 04, 2015

The pics are awesome, I have a question which is better Note 4 or Notepad: 7 Dragons?

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