Advanced Photo & Video Features
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Advanced Photo & Video Features

Learn how to access and use Camera modes, effects, customization, and crop a photo.


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To access the Camera app, from the home screen select the camera Camera app. Alternately, to access the camera from the lock screen, select and hold the Camera button.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Access camera modes
• Customize photo & video settings
• Turn shutter sound on or off
• Crop a photo
• Access camera filters


Access camera modes

1. From the Camera app, select the menu icon Menu icon to access camera settings.

Note: Alternately, from the Camera app, swipe right to access camera settings.

2. Select Mode to access camera modes such as Panorama and Underwater, then select the desired option.

Note: Panorama allows you to create wider photos by stitching together multiple photos. Underwater mode deactivates the touch screen and allows you to take photos underwater. 

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Customize photo and video settings

From the Camera app, select the menu icon Menu icon then edit settings as desired. To access additional camera settings, select Other settings.

Note: Alternately, from the Camera app, swipe right to access camera settings.

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Turn shutter sound on or off

From the Camera settings screen, select Other settings then select Shutter sound until the desired option is displayed.

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Crop a photo

1. From the Camera app, select the Gallery icon. Swipe left to the desired photo, then select the Edit icon.

Note: Alternately, from the camera app swipe left to the desired photo. To access photos from the home screen, select the Google folder then select the photos app Photos app. Navigate to and select the desired photo.

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2. Select Crop. Select and drag the crop corners to crop as desired, then select Save copy.

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Access camera filters

From the Edit screen, swipe left to Filters. Select the desired filter, then select Save copy.

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