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Microsoft Surface Duo (1930)

Take a Video

Learn how to record a video, capture images during video recording, and more.



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

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Record a video
• Focus the camera
• Zoom in and out
• Pause/resume/stop a recording
• Capture a still image while in video mode

This tutorial requires you open the Camera app.  To access the camera from the home screen, select the camera app Camera app.  To access the Camera app from the lock screen select and drag the camera Camera icon up. You can also access the camera by double-pressing the Power/Lock button.

Record a video

Swipe left to Video, then select the Record icon.

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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.

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Capture a still image while in video mode

Select the Capture icon.

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Stop a recording

Select the Stop icon to finish recording.

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