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Take a Picture

Learn how to access the camera, take a picture, switch between front and rear facing camera, and more.


Prenote info

For technical details about your camera, see the Specifications tutorial.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Take a photo
• Switch between the front and rear cameras
• Focus the camera
• Zoom in and out

This tutorial requires you to open the Camera app. From the home screen, select the camera app Camera app. To access the camera from the lock screen, select and drag the camera icon Camera icon up or press the volume down button twice. 

Take a photo

Select the Capture icon.

Note: Alternately, press either of the Volume buttons. You can also take a photo by saying "Cheese," "Smile," or "LG." To enable or disable Voice control for photos, from the Camera app select the settings icon Settings icon then scroll to and select the Cheese shutter switch. 

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Switch between front and rear cameras

Select the Switch camera icon.

Note: You can also swipe up or down to quickly switch between the rear and front facing cameras.

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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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