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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 take a picture or video, from the home screen, tap Camera.

    Note: You can also access the camera via the lock screen by swiping the Camera icon or via Quick Launch by double-tapping the Home key. To disable the Quick Launch feature, from the Camera, tap Settings > tap the Quick launch toggle.
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  2. To change shooting modes, tap Mode.
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  3. Tap the Desired mode.
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  4. To switch between the front and rear camera, tap the Switch camera icon.
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  5. To focus while taking a picture, tap the Area on the screen you would like to focus on.
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  6. To zoom in while taking a picture, use two fingers to push in on the image.
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  7. To take a picture, tap the Camera icon.
    Note: To edit your images, form the home screen tap Gallery > Desired image > Menu icon > Edit.
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  8. To take a video, tap the Camcorder icon. Recording starts immediately.
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  9. To take a photo while recording, tap the Camera icon.
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  10. To pause the recording, tap the Pause icon.
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  11. Tap the Record icon to resume recording.
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  12. Tap the Stop icon to stop and save the recording.
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  13. Tap the Gallery icon to view saved pictures and videos.
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  14. The Samsung GalaxyTM MEGA 2 has an 8MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera. The video recorder can shoot up to FHD 1080p.
    Note: To take a screen shot, press and hold the Home and Power buttons at the same time until you hear the camera shutter sound and a short flashing animation. To view captured screen shots tap the Gallery or Photos app.
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