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    Taking photos and recording videos

    Taking photos and recording videos
    1 Select capturing mode
    2 Save location
    3 View photos and videos
    4 Self-timer
    5 Shutter button – Take photos Camera onscreen icon or record videos Start recording icon
    6 Capturing mode settings
    7 Camera lens

    If you switch the projection mode from table to wall when using the Camera application, the image will be projected upside down. To reorientate the projected image, exit the camera and re-open it.

    To go back a step or exit the camera, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to make the navigation keys appear, then tap Back icon.

    To take a photo from the lock screen

    1. To activate the screen, briefly press the power key.
    2. To activate the camera, touch and hold Normal cam mode icon, then swipe it anywhere.
    3. After the camera opens, tap Camera onscreen icon.

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

    1. Activate the camera.
    2. Move the subject towards the front of the camera.
    3. Tap the on-screen camera button Camera onscreen icon. The photo is taken as soon as you release the camera button.

    To use the zoom function

    • When the camera is activated, pinch or spread on the camera screen.
    • You can also use the volume key, pressing up or down. To enable this function, tap Settings icon then tap More > Use Volume key as > Zoom.

    To record a video

    1. Activate the camera.
    2. If video mode is not selected, swipe the screen to select Record video icon.
    3. Move the subject towards the front of the camera.
    4. To start recording, tap Start recording icon.
    5. To pause when recording a video, tap Pause video icon. To resume recording, tap Start recording icon .
    6. To stop recording, tap Stop recording icon.

    To take a photo when recording a video

    • To take a photo while recording a video, tap Camera onscreen icon. The photo is taken as soon as you release the camera button.

    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 video

    1. Find the photo or video that you want to delete.
    2. Tap the screen to display the toolbar.
    3. Tap Delete icon.
    4. Tap Delete to confirm.
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