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Take a Picture

Take a Picture

Learn how to take a picture, switch between front and rear camera, focus, and zoom.




Prenote info

For technical details about your camera, see the Specifications tutorial. The below tutorial requires you to open the Camera app. You can open the Camera app from the home screen by selecting the  Camera app or from the lock screen by selecting and dragging the  Camera icon up or by pressing the Volume down button twice.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Take a photo
• Switch between the front and rear cameras
• Focus the camera
• Zoom in and out

Take a photo

Select the Capture icon.

Note: Alternately, press either of the Volume buttons. You can also take a photo by saying "Cheese," "Smile," or "LG." To enable or disable Voice control for photos, from the Camera app select the settings icon Settings icon > Cheese shutter icon. 

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Switch between front and rear cameras

Select the Switch camera icon.

Note: You can also swipe in any direction to quickly switch between the rear and front facing cameras.

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Focus the camera

Select the screen in the desired location to focus the camera.

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Zoom in and out

Drag two fingers from the middle of the screen toward the outer edges of the screen to zoom in. Pinch two fingers from the outer edges of the screen to the middle of the screen to zoom out.

Note: Alternately, select and drag the Capture icon left to zoom out or right to zoom in.

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