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Advanced Photo & Video Features

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, from the lock screen, swipe up from the camera Camera icon

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Access camera modes 
• Customize photo & video settings
• Crop a photo
• Access camera filters


Access camera modes

From the Camera app, swipe right to access modes such as Portrait, Spot ColorPanorama, Live FilterSlow MotionTimelapse, and YouTube Live

Note: Portrait allows you to highlight the subject of a photo by blurring the background. Spot Color allows you to select a color to highlight. Panorama allows you to create wider photos by stitching together multiple photos. Live Filter allows you to see the camera through different filters. Slow Motion allows you to create slowed down videos. Timelapse allows you to create time-lapse videos.  

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To switch to Manual mode select the Auto camera icon, then select Manual.

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To access Google Lens, select the Google Lens icon then follow the prompts to use. 

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Customize photo and video settings

From the Camera app, select the settings Settings icon. Adjust settings as desired.  

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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 home screen select the google photos Photos app then navigate to and select the desired photo.

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

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Access camera filters

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

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