How to Turn On Flashlight on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4

This post highlights different ways to activate the built-in flashlight function on the new Samsung Galaxy Flip smartphone. Here’s a quick guide to turn on the flashlight on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4.

Time Needed : 4 minutes

The hefty price tags high-end smartphones entailed is also reciprocated with a number of convenient and useful features that you can utilize to make your everyday routines easier.  Among the said features are the inbuilt calculator, alarm clock, notepad and flashlight, to name a few.

Outlined below are the steps depicting the actual process of activating the inbuilt flashlight on the newest Galaxy Z Flip smartphone series. Feel free to refer to this guide when needed.

  1. Turning the flashlight on through the quick settings panel. The fastest and easiest way to turn on the flashlight on your Flip4 device is through quick settings.



    To do so, simply swipe down from the top of the Home screen using your two fingers. Next, locate the flashlight icon from the quick settings panel and then tap on it to turn on.

    You may have to swipe left to view the flashlight icon depending on your setup.
    You may also opt to rearrange the shortcut icons in the quick settings panel according to your needs and preference.

  2. Turning the flashlight on using the Side/Power Key. Like any other inbuilt functions and features, the Galaxy Z Flip4 flashlight can also be activated by pressing the Side key twice (double-press).



    To make your phone work in this manner, you will need to configure the motions and gestures settings beforehand. Just head over to Settings-> Advanced features-> Side key menu. 

    While in the Side key menu, turn on the switch next to Double press then tap to mark the radio button for Open app. Once selected, tap on the Open app gear icon then select Flashlight from the given apps on the next screen.

    That should prompt the device to open the Flashlight app when you double press the Side/Power key.

  3. Turning the flashlight on via Bixby. You can also use voice command to turn on the flashlight on your Galaxy Z Flip 4. To make this happen, you will need to set up Bixby on your device.



    With Bixby enabled, just press and hold on the Side/Power key to activate Bixby then say the command to “Turn on flashlight” or something similar.

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  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

Using “Hi, Bixby” Wake-Up Phrase

You can also use the Hi, Bixby wake-up phrase if you have voice wake-up enabled on your device.

  • To enable Voice wake-up, just access the Bixby settings by heading over to Settings then tap the quick search (magnifying glass) icon in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  • To continue, type “Bixby Voice” in the Search field then tap Bixby Voice under Apps in search results.
  • In the succeeding window, tap Bixby Voice Settings then tap Voice wake-up on the next window to proceed.
  • Finally, switch the OFF switch to turn the Voice wake-up feature on then select Hi, Bixby under the Wake-up phrase section. 

You can also set the Wake-up Phrase to “Bixby” if you want. If you select this option, you will be required to record your voice to teach Bixby to recognize your voice and respond when you say a different wake-up phrase. Just follow the onscreen instructions to finish the entire process.

By then, you should be able to utter any command for your phone to execute including the command to turn the flashlight on or off.

And that’s how you turn on the flashlight on the Galaxy Z Flip4 smartphone.


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