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Take a Video

Take a Video

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





Prenote infoFor technical details about your device's camera, see the Specifications tutorial. For advanced camera features, see the Advanced Photo & Video Features tutorial

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Record a video
• Switch between the front and rear cameras
• Zoom in and out
• Pause/resume/stop a recording
• Capture a still image while in video mode
• Access and use Single Take 

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

Record a video

Swipe left to access Video mode, then select the Record icon.

Note: Alternately, press either of the Volume buttons to start or stop a recording.

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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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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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Pause/resume/stop a recording

Select the Pause icon to pause the video. Select the Stop icon to finish recording.

Note: To resume a recording, select the record icon Record icon.

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Capture a still image while in video mode

Select the Capture icon.

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Access and use Single Take

Single Take allows you to shoot a scene in a series of pictures and short videos at the same time. From the camera screen, swipe right to SINGLE TAKE. Select the Capture icon to begin recording. Pan the camera around slowly to capture multiple photos in the scene. Single Take will stop automatically after about 10 seconds. To manually stop recording, select the Stop icon. Your device will automatically process all the photos and videos captured.

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The photos and videos taken using Single Take will be displayed as a collection. To view the collection, from the Camera app, select the Gallery icon.

Note: Alternately, from the home screen, select the gallery app Gallery app.

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