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Take a picture or video

Take a picture or video

Take a screenshot, edit a picture or video, use the front and rear camera, and switch between camera and video modes.

  1. To open the Camera:From the Lock screen, swipe the Camera icon up. From the Home screen, tap the Camera icon. From Control Center, tap the Camera icon.
    Note: When you open Camera from the Lock screen, you can view (and even edit) photos and videos by tapping the thumbnail at the lower-left corner of the screen. To share photos and videos, first unlock iPad.
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  2. To choose a Camera mode, swipe the camera modes up or down to select Time-lapseVideoPhotoSquare, or Pano.
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  3. To change the camera timer setting, from the viewfinder tap the Timer icon and then select the desired option.
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  4. To switch between front and rear facing cameras tap the Switch Camera icon.
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  5. To take a photo, choose Photo, then tap the Shutter button or press either Volume button.
    Note: If you are you having trouble taking pictures or video on iPad, get help.
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  6. To shoot some video, choose Video, then tap the Shutter button to start and stop recording.
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  7. To view the photos and videos you've taken, tap the Preview icon.
    Note: You can also view taken photos and videos from the home screen, by tapping Photos. To take a screenshot, press and hold the Sleep/Wake button, then immediately press and release the Home button. The screen will flash when the screenshot is captured. You can find the screenshot in your Photos app.

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