Hidden Galaxy S23 Features That Make Your Life Easier


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

Throughout Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked occasion in February, the electronics big introduced the Galaxy S23 collection with a number of new capabilities, together with GIF remastering to enhance the standard of GIF information, Astro Hyperlapse to seize time-lapse evening movies of the celebrities and, in fact, the huge 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 have to know the place to look. Here is the place yow will discover 5 hidden Galaxy S23 options and what they’ll do for you.

Do not have a Galaxy S23 simply but? Try our overview of the Galaxy S23 Extremely, in addition to the Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus. And in the event you’re seeking 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 images 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 possibly can go into any picture (and even video) in your picture 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 wish to reduce one thing out of a picture, go to your digicam roll and easily press on the article you need to clip from the picture. Not all objects could 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 can drag the clipped object across the picture. This additionally works on movies, however they do need to be paused.

You then have three choices: Copy the clip to your clipboard, share the clip (e-mail, SMS, and so on.) or save the clip as a brand new picture 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 stable background.

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2. Take Professional RAW images from inside your digicam

In 2022, Samsung launched its superior digicam app Professional RAW, permitting seasoned photographers to shoot in Professional RAW format. Like RAW information, Professional RAW information are uncompressed digital photos however with the bonus of multi-exposure HDR, giving your photos better dynamic vary. The one purpose to shoot in Professional RAW is for improved picture modifying within the post-processing section. Whereas Professional RAW is on the market on the Galaxy S22, it is solely by way of the Professional RAW app. On the Galaxy S23, Professional RAW is now built-in to the native digicam — however you will have 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 Professional RAW, which is able to ask you to then obtain the Professional RAW software. You solely want the app downloaded in your machine, however you will not have to open it to shoot in Professional Uncooked. As soon as it is downloaded, you possibly can freely use Professional RAW mode in your digicam to take Professional RAW images.

Expert RAW mode on the Galaxy S23

You’ll be able to management white steadiness, shutter pace and extra with Professional RAW.

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3. Prioritize your battery life over processing pace

There are various 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 Mild mode prioritizes your battery life and cooling effectivity over processing pace, that means your cellphone will use much less vitality to protect battery life with out affecting normal use.

To allow the brand new Mild efficiency mode, go to Settings and sort “efficiency profile.” A single end result, beneath Battery and machine care, ought to seem — faucet it. Subsequent, faucet Efficiency profile and choose the Mild possibility. Notice that whereas this function does not apply whilst you’re gaming, it might 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 in your lock display screen

In case your Galaxy S23 is locked, you might not need to obtain notifications for each single software in your lock display screen. As a substitute of enabling Do Not Disturb mode, which stops all alerts typically, there is a new function that permits you to customise what exhibits up in your lock display screen.

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

Lock screen notification setting on the Galaxy S23

You’ll be able to select to disable lock display screen notifications for all of your apps or individually.

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5. Try the battery life for all of your Galaxy units on your private home display screen

Samsung now makes it simpler to keep watch over the battery lifetime of all of your Galaxy units. In your house display screen customization settings, you will discover two new battery widgets you possibly can add to your private home display screen to take a look at the battery lifetime of your Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Buds and extra out of your Galaxy S23.

Battery widget on the Galaxy S23

So long as your different Galaxy units are related to your S23, you possibly can monitor their battery out of your lock display screen.

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Press your finger down wherever on a clean area on your private home display screen after which go into Widgets. You now have two new battery widgets you possibly can add to your private home display screen: 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 related to your S23, you possibly can take a look at their battery life from your private home display screen.