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During the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S10 / S10+ / S10e at this year’s Galaxy Unpacked event, it was revealed that the new series of devices comes with a new feature dubbed Instagram mode.

Here’s what Instagram’s product head Adam Mosseri said at the event:

We’ve worked together to rethink the experience of Instagram on the S10

And Samsung Mobile CEO DJ Koh described Instagram mode as best Instagram experience users could get on any device in the market currently.

As the name may suggest, this new mode makes sure the Instagram experience is baked in the Camera app on the S10 devices. Yes, you can access the new mode just like any other regular Camera app features such as panorama.

Instagram mode on S10 allows you to directly upload your image stuff on Instagram stories. Not only that, you also get access to Instagram stickers as well as host of editing tools without leaving the native Camera app on the device.

Here’s a video showcasing this new feature:

However, there was a caveat – this new mode didn’t ship with the device out of the box.

S10 Camera Instagram Mode Missing?
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The good news now is that support for this new mode arrived with a new update, which you should see as soon as you boot up your S10 series device for the first time.

Of course, that’s not completely true if you have a carrier branded device, but things are picking up at their end as well. For example, AT&T released an update yesterday that enables this mode.

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Given the popularity of Instagram, needless to say S10 users have started using the feature right away. Here are some experiences taken from social media platforms:

Have you updated your Galaxy S10 to get the new Instagram Mode? How has been your experience? Are you loving it? Share your experience with us in the comments section below.

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