How to take hands-free selfies on Android: all the ways

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Selfies are a part of life of millions of people in Spain. We use our phones to take selfies, either on the road or on a daily basis, we even transform them into works of art with some apps. When we take a photo with the front camera, we have to press a finger on the screen to take that photo.

This is something that is not always comfortable and that in many cases will change the final result of your selfie. Luckily, on Android there are several ways to take selfies without using your hands. So you can get a better result in your photos at any time.

Hands-free selfies on Huawei

Huawei voice selfies

The camera of Huawei phones has a function to control the camera with your voice, so you will be able to take photos without using your hands. A function that will allow you to make your selfies more comfortable to take. To configure this option in the camera application, you have to follow these steps:

  1. Open the Huawei camera app.
  2. Click on the gear icon to go to the settings.
  3. Find the Audio Control section.
  4. Enter this section.
  5. Activate the option.
  6. Activate the “Say Cheese” option to take photos.

By having this option activated on your phone, you can say Cheese and This will take a selfie on your Huawei phone. Most of the recent models of the Chinese brand have this option already, so surely you will be able to activate it in your account.

Hands-free selfies on Samsung phones

Samsung camera hands-free selfies

Also Samsung has a native option to be able to take selfies without hands, two to be specific. Since we can use voice control in the hand camera application, as well as an option to show the palm. By showing the palm of the hand, the camera will take said photo. The steps to activate these options are:

  1. Open the camera app.
  2. Click on the settings icon (gear).
  3. Go to the section on Shooting methods.
  4. Enter that section.
  5. Activate Voice Control.
  6. Turn on Show Palm.

If you have both options enabled, when you go to take a selfie on your Samsung phone, you can show the palm of your hand and the camera will take the photo directly. You can also use the voice command that is in the app and thus take the photo without having to press the screen.

Use the timer

Activate camera timer

Not all camera applications have the possibility of using voice control to take your selfies without using your hands. A function that if we are in a camera app it is the timer, so that when taking a photo, it will start a countdown, of several seconds, so that we do not need to use our hands to get that photo. This is something we can activate with these steps:

  1. Open the camera on your phone.
  2. Click on a clock icon.
  3. Select how many seconds you want to pass to take that photo.
  4. Take the selfie.

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