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Take a Picture or Video

Take a Picture or Video

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



  1. ACCESS CAMERA: Select the Camera app from the home screen. You can also double-press the Home button.
    Note: Upon first access, a View camera modes overlay will appear. Select Next to continue. The Location tags prompt will also appear. Select OK or CANCEL to continue. This device has a 12MP rear-facing camera and a 5MP front-facing camera. The video recorder is 1080p at 30fps.
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  2. SWITCH BETWEEN CAMERAS: Select the Switch camera icon.
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  3. CHANGE CAMERA MODE: Swipe right to the Camera mode screen, then select the desired camera mode.
    Note: To take a picture using a Stylized filter, swipe left to the Filter screen, then select the desired filter.
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  4. FOCUS THE CAMERA: Touch the desired area of the photo you wish to focus on. A circle will appear when the area is selected. 
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  5. ZOOM IN/OUT: Move two fingers apart towards the edge of the screen.
    Note: To zoom out of the photo, move two fingers inward towards the middle of the screen
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  6. TAKE A PHOTO: Select the Capture icon.
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  7. RECORD A VIDEO: Select the Record icon.
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  8. PAUSE A RECORDING: Select the Pause icon
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  9. RESUME/STOP A RECORDING: Select the Record icon. To stop recording, select the Stop icon.
    Note: Videos are automatically saved when recording ends. 
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  10. ACCESS VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Select the Gallery icon.
    Note: Photos and videos can also be viewed from the homescreen by selecting the Apps icon > Gallery > Follow prompts to access photos.
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  11. TAKE A SCREENSHOT: Press and hold the Power/Lock and Home buttons.
    Note: To access screenshots, select the Apps icon from the home screen > Gallery > Albums > Screenshots.
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