Samsung has finally revealed its new line of Galaxy S10 phones. The Galaxy S10 features a Dynamic AMOLED infinity-O display, an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor, and a new “hole-punch” display design. Not all apps are currently compatible and not everyone likes the front camera cutout or punch hole design. That’s why Samsung gives an option to Hide Front Camera Cutout on Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ phones within the device settings.
The new camera cutout in Galaxy S10 series is a ‘Hole’ new design. Currently, apps are not optimized with the new camera layout and this Hide front camera mode is a temporary solution until your favorite apps updates and adapts the new camera cutout design.
The setting to Hide Galaxy S10 Front Camera cutout or Enable virtual bezel on Galaxy S10 devices is found in Settings > Display > Full screen apps > Hide front camera. Once enabled it adds a very thick black bar to the top of the screen. The virtual bezels at the top are even bigger than Samsung’s current flagships.
Once you Hide Samsung Galaxy S10 Front Camera Cutout with A Virtual Bezel, apps are no longer extend to the edge of the display. Even the battery percentage, notifications, network signal, and other useful information shown within the artificial area. Check How to Hide Front Camera Cutout on Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ from below.
How to Hide Front Camera Cutout on Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+
The option to Hide front camera on Galaxy S10 devices can be found in Settings under the “Full screen apps” section of the “Display” menu. You will find a “Hide front camera” toggle which is disabled by default. Once enable Hide Front Camera toggle, it will add a black bar at the top of the screen so the front camera won’t be visible.
- Go to your Phone’s Settings.
- Navigate to Display > Full screen apps > Hide front camera
- Enable Hide Front Camera option.
You can Hide Front Camera Cutout on Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ until the developers adapt their apps for a wide display cutout. Also, this option is useful for users who don’t want to see that front camera cutout while watching videos or playing games. Let me know your thoughts about this new option of Samsungs’s in the comment section.