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    Taking photos and recording videos

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    Camera overview of Sony Xperia™ SP
    1 Zoom in or out
    2 Main camera screen
    3 Camera key – Activate the camera/Take photos/Record videos
    4 View photos and videos
    5 Take photos or record video clips
    6 Go back a step or exit the camera
    7 Capturing mode settings icon
    8 Camera settings icon and shortcut icons
    9 Front camera

    To take a photo from the lock screen

    1. To activate the screen, briefly press the power key Icn sony key and power k90.
    2. To activate the camera, swipe to the left in the upper part of the screen.
    3. After the camera opens, tap Icn sony camera onscreen lock button.

    To take a photo using the camera key

    1. Activate the camera.
    2. Press the camera key fully down.

    To take a photo by tapping the on-screen camera button

    1. Activate the camera.
    2. Point the camera towards the subject.
    3. Tap the on-screen camera button Icn sony camera onscreen button. The photo is taken as soon as you release your finger.

    To take a self-portrait using the front camera

    1. Activate the camera.
    2. Tap Icn sony cam front main.
    3. To take the photo, press the camera key. The photo is taken as soon as you release your finger.

    To use the still camera flash

    1. When the camera is open, tap Icn sony camera quick settings flash fill.
    2. Select your desired flash setting.
    3. Take the photo.

    To record a video using the camera key

    1. Activate the camera.
    2. Tap Icn sony camera superior auto, and select Icn sony camera mode manual.
    3. If the video camera is not selected, tap Icn sony camera switch video.
    4. To start recording a video, press the camera key.
    5. To stop recording, press the camera key again.

    To record a video by tapping the screen

    1. Activate the camera.
    2. Point the camera towards the subject.
    3. Tap Icn sony gingerbread cam start recording to start recording.
    4. Tap Icn sony gingerbread cam stop recording to stop recording.
    NoteThis function is only available in Superior auto capturing mode.

    To view your photos and videos

    1. Activate the camera, then tap a thumbnail to open a photo or video.
    2. Flick left or right to view your photos and videos.

    To delete a photo or recorded video

    1. Browse to the photo or video that you want to delete.
    2. Tap the screen to make Icn sony camera review delete appear.
    3. Tap Icn sony camera review delete.
    4. Tap Delete to confirm.

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