How To Enable Tracking Autofocus On Galaxy S9 And Galaxy S9 Plus

Some people really have a talent for taking photos even in the most difficult situations while others don’t. For those from the second category, the amazing camera of the Samsung Galaxy S9 Tracking Autofocus feature will do the trick. Capturing moving objects or persons will be piece of cake once you learn how to enable this feature.

If we are to summarize this option common to some DSLR cameras, it lets you track a selected subject while the camera will automatically focus on it. Whether you’ll change the shooting position or the other person will move, chances are your photos will look much clearer.

From now on, you too will be able to brag with your super-funny snapshots and, the more you’ll practice using the camera app, the more you’ll appreciate your smartphone. If you like the sound of it, let us eliminate the one thing currently standing between you and those perfect pictures: learning how to activate autofocus on Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus.

In case you didn’t know, the camera app doesn’t have the tracking AF on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus active by default. So, you need to activate it first.


All You Need To Enable Tracking Autofocus On Galaxy S9 And Galaxy S9 Plus Is To:

  1. Use the dedicated Camera icon and bring up the main screen of the Camera App – it’s either on the Lock Screen or in the App Drawer;
  2. Use the Settings button, from the top-left corner of the app;
  3. Skim the options available in there and identify the one labeled precisely this way – Tracking Autofocus;
  4. Tap on the Tracking Autofocus’ dedicated switch from the right side and slide it from left to right, to activate this option;
  5. Next, return to the main screen of the Camera App and do some testing.


If you have managed to enable the Tracking Autofocus on Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus, suffices to point the camera lens at someone. Then, tap on their face on the screen of the device, as you look at that person through the app, and a yellow box will pop up on the display. This is the clearest clue that the highlighted area will be the focal point of your photo, so, you can enjoy taking pictures!

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