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Mastering Galaxy Note8 S Pen with Tutorial Tips and Tricks


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Mastering Galaxy Note8 S Pen with Tutorial Tips and Tricks

Mastering Galaxy Note8 S Pen with Tutorial Tips and Tricks - Let's learn how to use stylus pen on new S Pen Galaxy Note8 with our tutorial, tips and tricks from beginners to master using the S Pen Note8.

Mastering Galaxy Note8 S Pen with Tutorial Tips and Tricks

Mastering Galaxy Note8 S Pen
The new S Pen on the Galaxy Note8 with 4096 pressure levels, 0.7mm in the S Pen Note8 pen tip (nib). The S Pen is a stylus that assists you in performing various functions as Note8 features : Live message, Smart select, Samsung Notes, Screen off memo + pin to AOD, Screen write, Glance, Magnify and Translate.

Galaxy Note8 S Pen Features
Galaxy Note8 S Pen Tutorial

You can create fine or broad strokes just as you would with a brush. The S Pen has 4096 levels of pressure to more accurately respond to the touch of the pen tip, giving you control whether you're note-taking or sketching.

Live message

You can draw your own emojis, with a hand-drawn message make animated GIFs, or write handwritten messages on photos. Note8 live message allows you to express your feelings and send them to people you care about.

Create your own GIFs
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When words aren't enough, you can say it with your own animated GIF on new Note8. Use the S Pen's Smart select feature to select a section of a video and share them with your friends or on social media. You can also select intricate shapes from images to share or paste where you need them.

Capture every brilliant idea by popping out the S Pen to write them down. You don't even have to wake up your Galaxy Note 8. From bullet journaling to serious artwork and everything in between, Samsung Notes gives you the tools. Use the wide selection of brushes, pens, and colors to draw up plans and create your own masterpieces. When you're done, pin it to the AOD (Always On Display) to keep it handy, or save it directly too.

Screen write

Effortlessly save those long articles, emails, and documents as one image, and then add markups just as easily. You can learn how to use S Pen on Galaxy Note, how to create notes using the S Pen with pen tip on the Galaxy Note8 display which is off

How to Remove S Pen from Galaxy Note8

The S Pen stores inside your Samsung Note8 for convenient access follow this tutorial:
1. Push the S Pen inward and release it.
2. Slide the S Pen out the rest of the way using the notch on the end of the S Pen.

S Pen Function
The S Pen Note8 provides a variety of helpful functions:

Air View

Hover the S Pen over the screen to preview content or view information about an item on the screen. The following Galaxy Note8 S Pen Tutorial Air view features are available:
• Preview an email message before opening it.
• Preview the contents of a photo album or enlarge a picture.
• Preview a video and navigate to a specific scene by hovering over the timeline.
• View the name or description of an icon or a button.
Note: The preview function is only available when the S Pen’s on‑screen pointer is a solid color.

Direct Pen Input

When entering text, you can open a Handwriting window that allows you to write with the S Pen.

To use the Handwriting window:
1. Hover the S Pen over a text field until Handwriting is displayed.
2. Tap Handwriting. The Handwriting window is displayed.
3. Use the space provided in the window to write an entry by hand using the S Pen. While writing, your entries are converted into text.
• To edit the converted text, use the Space, Delete, and Enter icons.
• To change the position of the cursor, drag the pointer below the cursor to the desired position for editing.

How to Configure S Pen Note8 Settings

To configure S Pen settings:
1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps.
2. Tap Settings Note8 > Advanced features > S Pen to configure the following settings:

General
  • Air view: Turn Air view on or off. Select options for Air view and customize.
  • Direct pen input: Turn the Direct pen input feature on or off.
  • Pointer: Turn the pointer on or off. The pointer appears on the screen when the tip of the S Pen is near the screen, showing available actions.
  • Screen off memo: Create Screen off memos by detaching the S Pen while the screen is turned off and then writing on the screen. Screen off memos are saved in Samsung Notes.

Air Command
  • Shortcuts: Configure the Air command menu with S Pen features, apps, and functions.
  • Floating icon: Show an Air command icon that you can move around the screen.

Removal
  • When S Pen is removed: Choose what happens when you detach the S Pen. Choose Open Air command, Create note, or Do nothing.
  • Alarm: Set your device to sound an alarm and show a pop‑up when you walk away without reinserting the S Pen and the screen is off.
  • Power saver: Save battery power by turning off detection of the S Pen while it is attached.

Feedback
  • Sound: Set your device to make sounds when the S Pen is attached and detached, and when writing on the screen.
  • Vibration: Activate vibration feedback when the S Pen is attached and detached.

Other
  • Learn about S Pen features: Find out how to use S Pen features.
  • About S Pen: View version information for the S Pen features.

Air Command

To launch the Air command menu:
1. Tap Air command.
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Hold the S Pen near the screen so that the pointer appears, and then press the S Pen button once.
2. Tap an option:
  • Create note: Launch a new note in the Samsung Notes app.
  • View all notes: Launch the app and view a listing of the notes you have created.
  • Smart select: Draw around an area of the screen to collect it in the Gallery app.
  • Screen write: Capture screenshots and write or draw on them.
  • Live message: Create a short animated message by drawing or writing with the S Pen.
  • Translate: Hover the S Pen over a word to see it translated into another language and listen to its pronunciation.
  • Bixby Vision: Point your camera at an object or location to search for products online, discover new places nearby, or translate text.
  • Add shortcuts: Add more apps or functions to the Air command menu.
  • Settings: Customize Air command by configuring apps and functions, and by changing how the Air command menu appears.

Galaxy Note8 S Pen Tutorial
Mastering Galaxy Note8 S Pen with Tutorial Tips and Tricks

Create Note
Launch a new note directly in the Samsung Notes app.

Compose a Note
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You can create notes using the Samsung Notes app.
1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps.
2. Tap Samsung folder > Samsung Notes.
3. Tap Create and type a note. Available options include:
  • Text: Use the keyboard to type text.
  • Pen: Use your finger or the stylus to write text.
  • Brush: Create a drawing.
  • Image: Insert an image into the note.
  • Voice: Use your voice to insert text into the note.
4. Tap Save when finished.

Edit Notes

You can make edits to notes you create.
1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps.
2. Tap Samsung folder > Samsung Notes.
3. Tap a note to view it.
4. Tap the content and make edits.
5. When you are finished, tap Save.

Browse Notes

You can browse notes you create.
1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps.
2. Tap Samsung folder > Samsung Notes.
• Browse note entries by swiping up or down.
• To search for a note, tap Search.

Notes Options

You can edit, share, or manage notes.
1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access Apps.
2. Tap Samsung folder > Samsung Notes.
3. While browsing notes, tap More options for the following options:
• Edit: Select notes to share, delete, or move.
• Sort by: Change the way notes are organized.
• List/Grid view: Switch between List view and Grid view.
• Trash: View notes that have been deleted. You can restore notes or empty the trash.
• Settings: View settings for the Samsung Notes app.

View All Notes on Samsung Galaxy Note8

Launch the Samsung Notes app and view a listing of the notes you have created.
Tap Air command > View all notes.

Smart Select
The Smart select feature provides a capture tool to collect content on a screen. You can then add it to your Gallery app or share it with your contacts.

To launch the Smart select tool:
1. Tap Air command > Smart select.
2. Tap a shape at the top of the screen, and then drag a box with the S Pen to select content. The following options appear:
  • Auto select: Allow Smart select to automatically select content to extract.
  • Extracted text: Identify and extract text from the selected content.
  • Pin to screen: Place a shortcut to the collected content on a Home screen.
  • Bixby Vision: Use Bixby Vision on the captured content.
  • Draw: Draw on the captured content.
  • Share: Choose a sharing method to share your content.
  • Set as: Set the selected content as the Always On Display background.
3. Tap Save. The content is saved to the Gallery app.

Screen Write
Screen write allows you to capture screenshots and write or draw on them.

To use Screen Write:
1. Tap Air command > Screen write.
2. The current screen is captured, and a pen tool appears. The following editing tools are provided:
  • Pen: Draw on the screenshot. Press the Pen icon a second time to change the pen tip, size, and color, and to save presets.
  • Eraser: Erase the writing or drawings on the screenshot. Tap the Eraser icon a second time for additional options, including Erase all.
  • Undo: Reverse the last action.
  • Redo: Repeat the last action that was undone.
  • Scroll capture: Capture any scrollable areas of the screen that may be hidden.
  • Crop: Crop the captured screen.
  • Share: Choose a sharing method to share your content.
3. Tap Save. The content is saved to the Gallery app.

Live Message

Record an animated drawing or written message.

To launch Live message tool:
1. Tap Air command > Live message.
2. Draw an image or write a message. Your strokes will be recorded to create an animation.

Translate
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Hover over words with the S Pen to translate them and listen to their pronunciation.

To access Translate:
1. Tap Air command > Translate.
2. Tap the source and target languages to change them to the desired languages.
3. Hover the S Pen over a word.
• Tap Sound to hear the word pronounced in the source language.
4. Tap Close to close Translate.

Bixby Vision

Use Bixby Vision to search for products online, discover new places nearby, translate text, and more. Learn more how to use Bixby Vision.

Add Shortcuts

You can customize the Air command menu by adding shortcuts to apps and functions.

To use Add shortcuts:
1. Tap Air command > Add shortcuts.
2. Tap the apps or functions you would like to add to the Air command menu.
• To remove an app shortcut, tap Remove.
3. Tap Back to save your selection

Galaxy Note8 Tips and Tricks

The S Pen has its pen tip on the Galaxy Note8 display. Follow this tips to maintain the S Pen Note8 water-resistant and dust‑resistant features of your device, make sure that the S Pen slot and opening are both maintained free of dust and water, and the pen is securely inserted prior to any exposure to liquids.

Replace the S Pen Tip

You can replace replace the S Pen tip on Galaxy Note8 with the included kit.
To replace the tip:

1. Use tweezers to pull out the S Pen tip.
2. Insert the new pen tip and press until it clicks in place.
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