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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. Press the Camera key.
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  2. To take a picture, tap the Camera icon.
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  3. To take a video, tap the Video icon.
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  4. To start recording, tap the Video icon.
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  5. To end the recording, tap the Video icon.
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  6. To switch between the front and rear facing cameras, tap the Camera change icon.
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  7. The Lumia 820 rear camera is 8MP and front camera is .3MP. The video recorder is 1080p.
    Note: To take a screen shot, press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons at the same time until you see the text “Saving to Screenshots” on the top side of the screen. To view captured screen shots tap the Photos tile or navigate to the default storage location for new photos set in storage sense (settings > storage sense.)
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