Camera & Video Settings

Camera & Video Settings

Manage camera and video settings, including timer, flash, filters, and camera modes.


Prenote info

To access the Camera app, from the home screen select the camera app Camera app. You can also swipe left on the Lock screen. When you open Camera from the Lock screen, you can view (and even edit) photos and videos by selecting the thumbnail at the lower-left corner of the screen.

Note: Apple iPad Pro 11" (2nd Generation) and Apple iPad 12.9" (4th Generation) have additional camera functionality. Please see Apple iPad Pro Technical Specs and Apple iPad Pro Overview for more information.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Set a timer
• Turn the flash on or off
• Access camera modes
• Turn live photos on or off
• Adjust additional camera settings

Set a timer

From the Camera app, select the Timer icon then select the desired option.

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Turn the flash on or off

From the Camera app, select the Flash icon then select the desired option.

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Access camera modes

Swipe up or down to switch camera modes, which include Time Lapse Video, Slo-mo Video, Video, Photo, Square, and Pano.

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Turn live photos on or off

Live Photos is enabled by default. Live Photos record what happens 1.5 seconds before and after you take a picture. To enable or disable Live Photos, from the Camera app, select the live photo Live Photos icon.

Note: Turn off live photos to save camera memory.

Adjust additional camera settings

1. From the home screen, select the settings app Settings app.

2. Scroll to and select Camera, then adjust settings as desired.

Note: If you are you having trouble taking pictures or video on iPad, click here.

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