S Pen remote control on Galaxy Note 9 allows you to use the new S Pen to control some apps remotely through a Bluetooth connection.
You can even customize the app actions corresponding to the single press (press the S Pen button once) and double press (press the S Pen button twice).
This Galaxy Note 9 S Pen guide explains how to use and customize S Pen remote control on Galaxy Note 9.
What is S Pen remote control on Galaxy Note 9?
The Galaxy Note 9 S Pen is Bluetooth-enabled. And Samsung wants you to use it as a remote control so that you can free your hands from the phone screen.
If you ever used a selfie stick, you may already know the importance of a remote shutter for the selfie stick.
Now, with Galaxy Note 9, you can just press the S Pen button once to take a photo. You can press the button twice to switch between the front and rear camera.
Or when you hook Galaxy Note 9 to a projector to do a presentation (in either screen mirroring or Samsung DeX mode), you can use S Pen as a wireless presenter.
Besides the camera app and PowerPoint app, you can also use S Pen remote control on Galaxy Note 9 to control a few other apps.
There are 3 categories of S Pen remote control on Galaxy Note 9:
- Open app or S Pen function. You can designate one app to be opened when you press the S Pen button (and when you are in Galaxy Note 9 Home screen or Apps screen). You can also choose one S Pen feature (e.g., smart select) if you do not want to open an app.
- App actions. You can choose the corresponding operations for single press and double press of the S Pen in supported Samsung and Google apps.
- Universal control or master control. You can assign operations for all third-party camera apps and media apps.
In short, S Pen remote control allows you to perform operations in some apps without looking …
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