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6 Creative Ways to Draw on Photos on Samsung Galaxy Phones

If you own a Samsung Galaxy phone, you may already know that you can draw in the Samsung Notes app. But what if you want to draw or write on a picture without using the Samsung Notes app? Luckily, there are several ways to draw on photos on Samsung phones. In this article, we will explore six different methods that allow you to unleash your creativity and add a personal touch to your pictures.

1. Using Samsung Gallery App

The easiest way to draw on pictures on Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets is by using the pre-installed Samsung Gallery app. Here's how you can do it:

  1. Launch the Samsung Gallery app and open the photo you want to draw on.
  2. Tap on the Edit icon at the bottom.
  3. Tap on the Smiley icon in the photo editor to activate the drawing mode.
  4. Select the Pen and start drawing on your image. You can customize the pen style, color, size, and opacity.
  5. Similarly, use the Highlighter mode to draw on your image. You can customize the highlighter size, color, and style. You can also use the Blur pen to blur part of your image.
  6. If you want to remove any drawing from your photo, simply activate the Eraser icon and erase the unwanted marks.
  7. To save the photo, tap on the Save button at the top. If you want to keep the original photo safe, tap on the three-dot icon and select Save as copy.

2. Using Screenshot Editor

Another method to draw on photos is by using the Screenshot Editor. Here's how you can do it:

  1. Open Settings on your phone.
  2. Go to Advanced features > Screenshots and screen recorder.
  3. Enable the toggle next to Show toolbar after capturing.
  4. Take a screenshot on your phone.
  5. You will see the screenshot toolbar at the bottom. Tap on the Pencil icon to enter the drawing mode and start drawing on the picture.
  6. Use the Pen icon in the drawing toolbar to change the pen color, size, and style. You can also use the eraser to remove unwanted markings.
  7. Finally, tap on the Save button to save the photo or share it directly with any app.

3. Using Edge Panel

If your Samsung Galaxy phone supports Edge Panel, you can use it to draw on photos using the Smart Select edge panel. Here's how you can do it:

  1. Open Settings on your Samsung phone.
  2. Go to Display, followed by Edge panels.
  3. Enable the toggle for Edge panel and tap on Panels.
  4. Tap on the Smart select panel to activate it.
  5. Open the photo or screen on which you want to write something.
  6. Open the Edge panel by dragging the Edge handle inside towards the screen.
  7. Swipe right or left to cycle through the Edge panels until you reach the Smart select panel. Here, you will find options like Rectangle and Oval to crop your picture.
  8. Select the desired option, move the selection area to the portion you want to screenshot, and tap Done.
  9. Tap on the Pen icon in the toolbar and start drawing on the image.
  10. Finally, tap on the Save button to download the photo.

4. Using Google Photos

If you prefer using the Google Photos app instead of Samsung Gallery, you can also use it to draw on photos on your Samsung Galaxy phone. Here's how:

  1. Launch the Google Photos app on your phone.
  2. Open the photo you want to write or draw on.
  3. Tap on the Edit button and scroll through the editing tools.
  4. Tap on Markup.
  5. Tap on the Pen button and start writing on the photo.
  6. Press the Done button.
  7. Finally, tap on Save copy to download the edited photo as a new image.

5. Using Screen Write (S-Pen Only)

If you have an S-Pen for your premium Samsung Galaxy phone, you can use the Screen Write feature to write on pictures. Here's how:

  1. Open the Air Command menu of your S Pen.
  2. Choose Screen Write from the menu and start writing on the screenshot captured using your S Pen.
  3. Tap on the Save icon to download the picture to your gallery.

6. Using Third-Party Apps

In addition to the native tools, you can also take advantage of third-party apps to draw on photos on your Samsung Galaxy phone. Some popular options are Draw on photo, Pocket Paint, and Snap markup.

With these six creative methods, you can add your personal touch to your photos and make them truly unique. Whether you want to highlight a specific detail or unleash your artistic skills, these techniques will help you achieve your desired effect. So, go ahead and start exploring the world of digital art on your Samsung Galaxy phone today!