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    Viewing photos and videos

    Use the Album application to view photos and play videos that you’ve taken with your camera, or to view similar content that you've saved to your device. All photos and videos are displayed in a chronologically ordered grid.

    Album overview

    Image showing where each function is located in the Album menu

    1 Open the Album home screen menu
    2 Launch Cast to share media files with another device
    3 View menu options
    4 View a slideshow of your photos and videos
    5 Swipe right to open the Album home screen menu
    6 View date of items in the group
    7 Tap a photo or video to view it
    8 Scroll up or down to view content

    To view photos and videos

    1. Find and tap Album.
    2. Tap a photo or video that you want to view. If prompted, tap (Play icon).
    3. Swipe left to view the next photo or video. Swipe right to view the previous photo or video.

    Note

    The Album application may not support all file formats.

    Hint

    You can set the screen to rotate automatically when your device is turned sideways. To enable or disable this feature, find and tap Settings > Display, then tap the Auto-rotate screen switch.

    To change the size of the thumbnails

    • When viewing thumbnails of photos and videos in Album, pinch out to zoom in, or pinch in to zoom out.

    To zoom a photo

    • When you are viewing a photo, pinch out to zoom in, or pinch in to zoom out.

    To watch a slideshow of your photos

    1. When you are viewing a photo, tap the screen to display the toolbars, then tap (Menu icon) > Slideshow to start playing all the photos in an album.
    2. Tap a photo to end the slideshow.

    To play a video

    1. In Album, find and tap the video that you want to play.
    2. Tap (Play icon).
    3. If the playback controls are not displayed, tap the screen to display them. To hide the controls, tap the screen again.

    To pause a video

    1. When a video is playing, tap the screen to display the controls.
    2. Tap (Pause icon).

    To fast-forward and rewind a video

    1. When a video is playing, tap the screen to display the controls.
    2. Drag the progress bar marker left to rewind, or right to fast-forward.

    To adjust the sound volume of a video

    • Press the volume key up or down.

    Hint

    You can also adjust Dynamic Vibration while watching a video. See Dynamic Vibration .

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