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Take a Picture or Video

Take a Picture or Video

Learn how to take a picture or video, use the front and rear camera, switch between camera and video modes, and more.



Prenote info
For technical details about your camera, visit the Specifications tutorial.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Switch between front and rear camera
• Focus the camera
• Zoom in and out
• Take a photo
• Record a video
• Capture a still image while in video mode


This tutorial requires you open the Camera app. From the home screen, select the camera app Camera app. Alternately, you can access the Camera app from the lock screen by selecting and dragging the  Camera icon up or by pressing the Power/Lock button twice.


Switch between front and rear camera

Select the Switch Camera icon.

Note: You cannot switch the camera while you are recording a video.

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Focus the camera

Touch the desired area of the photo you wish to focus on. A circle will appear when the area is selected.

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Zoom in and 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.

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Take a photo

Select the Capture icon or press either Volume button.

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Record a video

From the Camera screen, swipe left to Video mode, then select the Record icon to start recording.

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To pause a recording, select the Pause icon. To resume recording, select the Record icon. To stop recording, select the Stop icon.

Note: Videos are automatically saved when recording ends.

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Capture a still image while in video mode

While recording a video, select the Capture icon

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