How To Get Rid Of The 'Hole Punch' On The Galaxy S10's Display

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Samsung’s new Galaxy S10 might not have a notch, but it does have a hole punch camera on the front. The forward-facing camera can sometimes look as if someone literally punched a hole in your display, which depending on who you are is either not a big deal or the most distracting thing of all time.

Fortunately, there's a trick to get rid of it.

Samsung, to its credit, has included a way to cover up the hole within the device settings. To remove the hole punch on your device:

  1. Go to the Settings menu (the gear icon on your device’s homepage)

  2. Select Display

  3. Select “Full screen apps”

  4. Toggle on the button for “Hide front camera”

With the hide feature toggled on your phone will add a black bar to the top of the screen so the front camera is no longer visible.

That’s it! And if you miss that sweet circle at the top of your screen you can toggle it back on whenever you’d like.

[Via Cnet]


Comments

    Soooo... they've added a bezel to the phone using software. Genius.

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