5 Hidden Galaxy S23 Features to Uncover on Your Phone


This story is a part of Samsung Occasion, ClassyBuzz’s assortment of reports, ideas and recommendation round Samsung’s hottest merchandise.

The Galaxy S23 fashions are Samsung’s newest flagship telephones — the S23, S23 Plus and S23 Extremely. These gadgets convey a number of new options to the S sequence, together with GIF remastering for bettering GIF file high quality, Astro Hyperlapse for capturing time-lapses of the celebrities and the large 200-megapixel digicam on the Extremely.

Nevertheless, beneath all the favored specs, there’s an array of latest, lesser-known options and settings that may considerably enhance your expertise on the Galaxy S23. You simply want to know the place to look. This is the place you will discover 5 hidden Galaxy S23 options and what they’ll do for you.

Do not have a Galaxy S23 simply but? Take a look at our evaluate of the Galaxy S23 Extremely, in addition to the Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus. And in the event you’re wanting to improve, this is how the Galaxy S23 compares to the Galaxy S22, iPhone 14 and the Pixel 7.

1. Clip objects out of your pictures and movies with a single press

Simply as Apple added an image-clipping function to iOS 16, so has Samsung to the Galaxy S23. With picture clipping, you’ll be able to go into any picture (and even video) in your photograph gallery and separate an object, akin to an individual or an merchandise, from the background, permitting you to then share it with others.

If you’d like to reduce one thing out of a picture, go to your digicam roll and easily press on the item you need to clip from the photograph. Not all objects may be clipped, so you might get a notification that claims “Could not discover something to clip.” If an object is efficiently clipped, you will really feel a slight vibration and you will be in a position to drag the clipped object across the photograph. This additionally works on movies, however they do have to be paused.

You then have three choices: Copy the clip to your clipboard, share the clip (electronic mail, SMS, and so on.) or save the clip as a brand new photograph in your gallery.

Clipping out Baby Yoda from a photo

For higher clipping, select a photograph with a transparent object within the foreground and a strong background.

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2. Take Skilled RAW pictures from inside your digicam

In 2022, Samsung launched its superior digicam app Skilled RAW, permitting seasoned photographers to shoot in Skilled RAW format. Like uncooked recordsdata, Skilled RAW recordsdata are uncompressed digital photos however with the bonus of multi-exposure HDR, giving your photos better dynamic vary. The one cause to shoot in Skilled RAW is for improved photograph enhancing within the post-processing part. Whereas Skilled RAW is accessible on the Galaxy S22, it is solely by way of the Skilled RAW app. On the Galaxy S23, Skilled RAW is now built-in to the native digicam — however you will want to allow it first.

Within the Samsung digicam, swipe by way of the assorted digicam modes on the backside and faucet on Extra. Subsequent, faucet Skilled RAW, which is able to ask you to then obtain the Skilled RAW software. You solely want the app downloaded on your gadget, however you will not want to open it to shoot in Skilled RAW. As soon as it is downloaded, you’ll be able to freely use Skilled RAW mode in your digicam to take Skilled RAW pictures.

Expert RAW mode on the Galaxy S23

You possibly can management white stability, shutter pace and extra with Skilled RAW.

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3. Prioritize your battery life over processing pace

There are numerous methods to protect the battery life, together with turning your cellphone off, utilizing darkish mode and enabling airplane mode — however Samsung has added a battery-saving function on the Galaxy S23. The brand new Gentle mode prioritizes your battery life and cooling effectivity over processing pace, which means your cellphone will use much less power to protect battery life with out affecting normal use.

To allow the brand new Gentle efficiency mode, go to Settings and sort “efficiency profile.” A single end result, underneath Battery and gadget care, ought to seem — faucet it. Subsequent, faucet Efficiency profile and choose the Gentle possibility. Notice that whereas this function does not apply whilst you’re gaming, it could have an effect on the efficiency of different apps, so return to Commonplace in the event you discover any points.

Performance profile setting on the Galaxy S23

Protect your battery life by enabling this setting.

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4. Select which app notifications are proven on your lock display

In case your Galaxy S23 is locked, you might not need to obtain notifications for each single software on your lock display. As an alternative of enabling Do Not Disturb mode, which stops all alerts on the whole, there is a new function that permits you to customise what reveals up on your lock display.

Within the Settings software, go to Notifications > Lock display notifications and faucet the gear icon subsequent to Present content material. A listing of each software on your cellphone will seem — if you do not need to see sure app notifications on your lock display, toggle it off right here.

Lock screen notification setting on the Galaxy S23

You possibly can select to disable lock display notifications for all of your apps or individually.

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5. Take a look at the battery life for all of your Galaxy gadgets on your own home display

Samsung now makes it simpler to maintain an eye fixed on the battery lifetime of all of your Galaxy gadgets. In your house display customization settings, you will discover two new battery widgets you’ll be able to add to your own home display to take a look at the battery lifetime of your Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Buds and extra out of your Galaxy S23.


So long as your different Galaxy gadgets are linked to your S23, you’ll be able to monitor their battery out of your lock display.

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Press your finger down anyplace on a clean house on your own home display after which go into Widgets. You now have two new battery widgets you’ll be able to add to your own home display: battery standing circles in a 4×1 grid and a battery standing checklist in a 4×2 grid. So long as your different Galaxy merchandise are linked to your S23, you’ll be able to take a look at their battery life from your own home display.