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Galaxy Tab S3 S Pen Features and Tutorial

Galaxy Tab S3 S Pen Tutorial
Galaxy Tab S3 S Pen Features and Tutorial - The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 features a new S Pen with an 9.7-inch Super AMOLED display (2048×1536), Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage with microSD expansion, 13MP rear camera, USB Type-C port (USB 3.1), fingerprint sensor, WiFi/LTE/Bluetooth, 6000mAh battery with Fast Charging, and Android 7.0 Nougat and Samsung’s Update. Read here how to be a master using Samsung S Pen on Tab S3.

Galaxy Tab S3 S Pen Features and Tutorial

This Galaxy Tab S3 comes in silver or black, WiFi or LTE models. Samsung upgrade this tablet as great milti media media and productivity device with enhanced S Pen that is bigger and more comfortable to use when getting creative or getting work done.This Galaxy Tab S3 tutorial will explain S Pen features and how to use the S Pen shortcuts and gestures. You can use the S Pen on Tab S3, for a number of tasks from note-taking to drawing artwork, editing photos, creating presentations and more. You should has read our Galaxy S3 Manual before.

Air command is a menu that provides to Tab S3 S Pen features and quick access to frequently used apps.
  • To open the Air command panel, detach the S Pen from the slot or hover the S Pen over the screen and press the S Pen button. You can also tap the Air command icon with the S Pen.
When the screen is off or certain security features are activated, removing the S Pen will not open the Air command panel, you can choose :
  1. Create note
  2. Add shortcuts
  3. Smart select
  4. Screen write Air command icon
  5. Translate
Galaxy Tab S3 Air command settings
To add shortcuts to frequently used apps or functions to the Air command panel.
  • On the Air command panel, tap Add shortcuts and select apps or functions to open from the panel.
Alternatively, open the Air command panel and tap → Shortcuts.

Galaxy Tab S3 S Pen features
Activate various S Pen features from the Air command panel. The shortcuts that do not appear on the panel by default can be added by using the Add shortcuts feature.
Galaxy Tab S3 S Pen Features and Tutorial
  1. Create note: Launch Samsung Notes and create a new note.
  2. Smart select: Use the S Pen to select an area and perform actions, such as sharing or saving.
  3. Screen write: Capture screenshots to write or draw on them or crop an area from the captured image.
  4. Translate: Hover the S Pen over a word to translate it.
  5. Magnify: Hover the S Pen over an area of the screen to enlarge it.
  6. Glance: Reduce an app to a thumbnail and hover the S Pen over the thumbnail to open the app in full screen view.
  7. Add shortcuts: Add shortcuts to frequently used apps to the Air command panel.
Air command icon
Read this manual first, when the Air command panel is closed, the Air command icon will remain on the screen. You can open the Air command panel by tapping the icon with the S Pen Tab S3.
  1. To move the icon, tap and drag it to a new location.
  2. To remove the icon, tap and hold and drag it to Remove at the top of the screen.
If the Air command icon does not appear on the screen, open the Apps screen, tap Settings → Advanced features → S Pen → Air command, and then tap the Floating icon switch to activate it.

Samsung Smart select
Use the S Pen to select an area and perform actions, such as sharing or saving. You can also select an area from a video and capture it as a GIF animation.
  1. When there is content you want to capture, such as a part of an image, open the Air command panel and tap Smart select.
  2. Select a desired shape icon on the toolbar and drag the S Pen across the content you want to select. Tap Auto select to automatically reshape the selected area.
  3. If text is included in the selected area, tap Extract text to recognise and extract text from the selected area.
  4. Select an option to use with the selected area.
S Pen tutorial
  • Draw: Write or draw on the selected area.
  • Share: Share the selected area with others.
  • Set as: Set the selected area to be displayed when the screen is off.
  • Save: Save the selected area in Gallery.
    Galaxy Tab S3 S Pen Features and Tutorial
Capturing an area from a video
While playing a video, select an area and capture it as a GIF animation. Before capturing a video, make sure that the video is playing. The maximum duration you can capture an area of the video for will be displayed on the screen. When capturing an area from a video, its sound will not be recorded.
  1. When there is content you want to capture during video playback, open the Air command panel and tap Smart select.
  2. On the toolbar, tap Animation.
  3. Adjust the position and size of the capturing area. Just drag a corner of the frame to resize.
  4. Tap Record to start capturing.
  5. Tap Stop to stop capturing.
  6. Select an option to use with the selected area.
  • Draw: Write or draw on the selected area. Tap Preview to view the result before saving the file.
  • Share: Share the selected area with others.
  • Save: Save the selected area in Gallery.
Galaxy Tab S3 S Pen Tutorial Screen write
Capture screenshots to write or draw on them or crop an area from the captured image.
  1. When there is content you want to capture, open the Air command panel and tap Screen write.
  2. The current screen is automatically captured and the editing toolbar appears.
  3. If you capture content that continues across multiple screens, such as a webpage, tap Scroll capture to capture more content. Tap SCROLL CAPTURE repeatedly until screen capture is complete, and then tap DONE.
  4. Write a memo on the screenshot.
  5. Select an option to use with the screenshot.
  • Crop: Crop a portion of the screenshot. Only the cropped area will be saved in Gallery.
  • Share: Share the screenshot with others.
  • Save: Save the screenshot in Gallery.
Galaxy Tab S3 S Pen Mode :
  • Eraser mode
  • Undo
  • Redo
  • Pen mode
It is not possible to capture a screenshot while using some apps.

Translate Using SPen
Hover the S Pen over a word to translate it.
To use this feature, the device must be connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network. This feature does not support some languages. This feature is available only on screens that allow you to perform a screen capture. Here The Tab S3 Tutorial for the S pen tutorial :
  1. Open the Air command panel and tap Translate.
  2. Select the languages on the translator panel at the top of the screen.
  3. Hover the S Pen over the word you want to translate. The translated word will appear above the original word.
  4. Tap to listen to the pronunciation.
  5. To view more definitions, tap the translated word.
  6. To close the translator, tap on the translator panel.

Magnify Using S Pen
Hover the S Pen over an area of the screen to enlarge it.
  1. Open the Air command panel and tap Magnify.
  2. Select the magnification size from the magnifier panel at the top of the screen.
  3. Hover the S Pen over the area you want to enlarge.
  4. The magnifier window will appear.
  5. To close the magnifier, tap on the magnifier panel.
Reduce an app to a thumbnail and hover the S Pen over the thumbnail to open the app in full screen view. For example, launch a map app, open the Air command panel, and then tap Glance. The app will be reduced to a thumbnail at the bottom of the screen. While browsing webpages, hover the S Pen over the thumbnail to open the map app on the full screen and quickly search for places.

Thumbnail
Hover the S Pen away from the screen to reduce the app to a thumbnail again.
To close the minimised app, tap and hold the thumbnail and drag it to Remove at the top of the screen.

S Pen Air view
Hover the S Pen over an item on the screen to preview content or view information in a popup window.
In some apps, Action buttons will be displayed on the preview window.

Action buttons
If this feature is not activated, open the Apps screen, tap Settings → Advanced features → S Pen, and then tap the Air view switch to activate it.

Pen Select
While pressing and holding the S Pen button, drag the S Pen over text or item lists to select multiple items or text. You can also copy and paste the selected items or text into another app or share them with others.

Screen off memo on Galaxy Tab S3
You can quickly create memos by writing on the screen without turning on it.
    Galaxy Tab S3 S Pen Features and Tutorial
  1. When the screen is off, detach the S Pen and write a memo. You can extend the page by tapping .
  2. Tap SAVE or reinsert the S Pen into the slot. Then, the memo will be saved in Samsung Notes.
  3. To make a memo available to view when the screen is off, tap . The pinned memo will be displayed with the time and date information. To minimise the memo, double-tap with your finger. Double-tap with your finger to view the memo without turning on the screen.
  4. To view memos, open the Apps screen and tap Samsung Notes → CATEGORIES → Screen off memo.
  5. If this feature is not activated, open the Apps screen, tap Settings → Advanced features → S Pen, and then tap the Screen off memo switch to activate it.
  6. If you do not perform any actions for one hour after opening a memo, the memo will be automatically minimised.
Even if you have already pinned a memo to view when the screen is off, you can create a new screen off memo after detaching the S Pen from the slot. You cannot edit a pinned memo when the screen is off. To edit the memo, launch Samsung Notes. Galaxy Tab S3 S Pen Features and Tutorial
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