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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: From the home screen, select the Camera app.
    Note: Alternately, from the lock screen swipe up from the Camera icon. Upon first access, a Change mode overlay will appear. Select OK to continue. This device has a 12MP rear-facing camera and an 8MP front-facing camera. The video recorder is 1080p.
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  2. SWITCH BETWEEN FRONT/REAR CAMERAS: Select the Switch camera icon.
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  3. CHANGE CAMERA MODE: Swipe left to access the Modes panel, then select the desired mode.
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  4. TAKE A PHOTO: Select the Capture icon.
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  5. FOCUS CAMERA: Select the desired area of the screen you wish to focus the camera on. A circle will appear when the area is selected.
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  6. ZOOM IN/OUT: Move two fingers apart towards the edge of the screen to zoom in. Move two fingers inward towards the middle of the screen to zoom out.
    Note: Alternately, after beginning a zoom select and drag the zoom slider as desired.
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  7. USE AUDIO CONTROL: From the Camera Settings screen, select Audio control then select the Audio control switch. To Say Cheese to take photos or Take photos when your voice reaches a certain decibel level, select the desired option.
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  8. CAPTURE SMILES: From the Camera Settings screen, select the Capture smiles switch to take photos automatically when smiles are detected.
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  9. ACCESS VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Select the Gallery icon.
    Note: Photos and videos can also be viewed from the home screen by selecting the Apps tray > scroll to and select the Gallery app > follow the prompts to access photos.
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  10. TAKE A SCREENSHOT: Press and hold the Power/Lock button and Volume down button simultaneously.
    Note: To access screenshots, from the home screen select the Apps tray > scroll to and select the Gallery app > select Albums > Screenshots.
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  11. RECORD A VIDEO: Select the Video icon. Video will automatically begin recording.
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  12. PAUSE/STOP/TAKE PICTURE WHILE RECORDING: Select the Pause icon to pause a video. Select the Stop icon to stop recording a video. Select the Capture icon to capture a still photo while recording a video.
    Note: Videos are automatically saved when recording ends.
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  13. ACCESS SAVED VIDEOS: Select the Gallery icon to access the Photos app.
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