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Take a Picture

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



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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
• Use AI Shot Optimization to suggest modes
• Use Quick capture to access camera anytime
• Use Night Vision
• Use Dual Capture
• Use Cinemagraph
• Turn Tap anywhere to Capture on or off
• Use Macro Vision

This tutorial requires you open the Camera app.  To access the camera from the home screen, select the camera app Camera app.

Switch between front and rear cameras

Select the Switch camera icon.

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Focus the camera

Select 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.

Note: Zoom out all the way to 0.5X to capture Ultra-wide angle photos and videos.

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Take a photo

Select the Capture icon.

Note: Alternately, you can take a picture by pressing one of the Volume buttons

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Use AI Shot Optimization to suggest modes

Shot Optimization will suggest camera modes based off an analysis of the scene. To turn Shot Optimization on or off, select the settings Settings icon then select the AI SETTINGS drop-down menu. Select the Shot Optimization switch.

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Use Quick capture to access camera anytime

Quick capture will enable you to twist your wrist twice to quickly open the camera. From the Camera app, select the settings Settings icon then select CAPTURE SETTINGS drop-down menu. Select Quick capture, then select the Quick capture switch. Adjust the settings as desired.

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Use Night Vision

Night Vision in low light conditions will bring details out of the dark, capturing vivid photos with more accurate colors. From the Camera app, swipe left to More then select Night Vision

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Use Dual Capture

Dual Capture can capture one picture using two cameras. From the Camera app, swipe left to More then select Dual Capture

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Select the Switch camera icon on the bottom left to change the selfie photo camera to the front-facing camera. 

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Select the Switch icon on the upper right to change the main camera to the rear camera. 

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Select the split-view icon next to the record button to view both cameras side by side. 

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Use Cinemagraph

Cinemagraph animates part of your photo while the rest remains still. From the Camera app, swipe left to More then select Cinemagraph

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Press and hold the record button until you reach the desired number of still images.

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Select the Brush icon to edit the moving parts of the image. Select the Eraser icon to remove parts of the highlighted image. Alternatively, select CLEAR to clear the entire selection. When you are finished, select PREVIEW.

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Select the desired file format to save the cinemagraph as (GIF or MP4), then select SAVE.

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Turn Tap anywhere to capture on or off

To turn Tap anywhere to capture on or off, select the settings Settings icon then select the Capture settings drop-down menu. Select the Tap anywhere to capture switch.

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Use Macro Vision

To turn on Macro Vision mode, select the Macro Vision icon

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