Disable Flipped Photos – Samsung Galaxy S6

The save as flipped image is a feature that is available when using the front facing camera of your Galaxy S6 device. This feature allows your device to invert captured pictures thus creating a mirror image.

The only downside to this is that it not only flips the background scene but it also flips your face.  The right side in the original scene will be the left side in the photo and vice versa.

If you want to prevent this from happening, then you’ll need to disable the feature yourself. Read the next page for the steps to disable flipped photos.

Disable Flipped Photos on Galaxy S6

How to turn off save as flipped feature on the Samsung Galaxy S6 stock Camera app? You can disable this feature by using the following steps (be sure to check option 2 if this one fails):

Firstly, open the default Camera app. If the default Camera app is still using the rear camera, tap to switch to the front-facing camera. Secondly, tap to open up the detailed settings menu. Now, tap Save as flipped to turn this feature off. From now on, all portrait photos shot with the front-facing camera save unflipped or unmirrored images.

Turn Off “Back to Front” Photos

This suggestion comes from a commenter named Steve. Thanks, Steve. Steve suggests that in order to disable mirrored images one must go to the S6 menu settings and change “Save pictures as previewed”. Make sure to switch this feature to OFF.

Steve says that this way you can read things that are in the photos. Not back to front. See Steve’s original comment here. Both Ashley and Siti confirm that this method works best.

Thanks for reading: how to disable mirrored photos on a Samsung Galaxy S6. If this article helped you then share the information with your friends.

You can, of course, return to enable the feature at any time by following the same steps outlined above. However, this time tap Save as flipped so that the box fills with a green color or green check mark to allow the feature to function.

Or, simply switch Save Pictures as previewed to ON instead of OFF. Finally, thanks to Steve for his feedback. Do you own the new Galaxy S7? Then, be sure to check out Fix: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Battery Drain/Overheating. Of course, there is the Fix: Samsung Galaxy S6 Battery Drain/Overheating as well.


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  2. Steve Parkinson May 23, 2016
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