Galaxy Note 10 Clear View cover (S-View cover) allows you to answer calls, control music playing, and check notifications on Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ without opening the cover.
The new S View window makes the cover substantially different from previous generations of clear view (S View) covers.
This Galaxy Note 10 guide explains how to change the text orientation in the new S View window and how to use the always-on display (AOD) with the Galaxy Note 10 clear view cover. A quick review of the clear view (S View) cover is also included.
A short-history of Samsung’s clear view cover and S View cover
S View cover was first introduced with Galaxy S4. Galaxy Note 3 is the first Note device with an official S-View Cover.
The S View cover is featured by a translucent “window” on the front cover. Some cool and fancy features were tried, polished, and abandoned by Samsung from Galaxy S4 to Galaxy S7 (and Galaxy Note 3, Note 4, and Note 5).
Since Galaxy S6 (and Galaxy Note 5), a new clear-view flip cover was introduced together with the S-View cover.
For Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8, the S View cover was merged with the clear view cover. Some S View features were ported to the clear view cover. This is the reason why the clear view cover is often referred to as the S View cover in some markets. At the same time, the S View camera was removed in all clear view covers. This means you cannot access the camera when the clear view cover is closed.
What’s new in Galaxy Note 10 clear view cover (S View cover)?
All previous clear view covers (e.g., Galaxy S10 clear view cover) have a translucent front. The whole front cover is one piece.
The clear view cover for Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ uses a two-piece front cover, as shown below.
The majority of the front cover is fabric-like and opaque (marked as 2, as shown below). The material of this part is actually similar to …
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