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Set the camera scan trigger

The camera scan trigger is a hardware key that, when pressed, launches the scanner from a business app. It is set by default to the XCover key on the left-side of the device.

Admin mode

  1. On the home screen, expand the more actions menu by tapping its icon to the right of the Profiles label (next to the + icon).
  2. Select Camera scan triggers.
    Expanded 'more actions' menu
  3. Ensure the Hardware key setting toggle is in the On position.

    camera scan trigger menu

  4. Tap either XCover key or Top key to select the camera scan trigger.
  5. If you want to be able to launch the scanner from your keyboard, go to your device settings and set the Samsung Keyboard as default. In the Samsung Keyboard, the key that triggers a camera scan is .

Managed mode

  1. From the home screen, ensure the Hardware key setting toggle is in the On position.

    managed mode main menu

  2. Tap either the XCover key or Top key to set the camera scan trigger.
  3. If you want to be able to launch the scanner from your keyboard, go to your device settings and set the Samsung Keyboard as default. In the Samsung Keyboard, the key that triggers a camera scan is .

NOTE - Setting the camera scan trigger can be disabled in some instances, depending on device setup. For example, if the XCover Pro's top key has been mapped to an action unassociated with Knox Capture, the camera scan trigger may not be configurable.

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