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Selfies and People Shots

Take high-quality selfies with front camera even in low-light conditions. Use your phone’s cameras to take vivid group photos all the time.

Tips for Taking Selfies and People Shots

Look best in your shot. Here are some camera options you can adjust or select before taking selfies and people shots.

Live Makeup for Selfies

Touch up your skin with Live Makeup before taking your selfie.

Angle of Selfies

You can set the angle of your shots to look exactly the same as how you see yourself on the Viewfinder screen.

  1. Tap home key > camera app icon Camera.
  2. Switch to Selfie Photo mode. See Choose a Capture Mode.
  3. Tap open slideout menu icon to open the slideout menu.
  4. Tap Settings > Camera options.
  5. Make sure the Save mirroredselfies option is selected.

Apply Skin Touch-ups with Live Makeup

Touch up your skin before taking your selfie. Live Makeup smoothens your skin in real time.

  1. Tap home key > camera app icon Camera.
  2. Switch to Selfie Photo mode. See Choose a Capture Mode.
  3. To change the skin smoothing level, drag the adjustment bar slider.

Tip: The adjustment bar is shown on the Viewfinder screen by default. To hide it, tap open slideout menu icon to open the slideout menu, and then tap Makeup.

Using Auto Selfie

Keep still to take an auto selfie—or just smile! You just need to turn this feature on in the camera settings.

  1. Tap home key > camera app iconCamera.
  2. Switch to Selfie Photo mode. See Choose a Capture Mode.
  3. Tap open slideout menu icon to open the slideout menu.
  4. Tap Settings > Camera options.
  5. Select the Auto Selfie option, and then tap outside the slideout menu to close it.
  6. Pose and frame yourself on the Viewfinder screen.
  7. To take your selfie automatically, look at the front camera, and then:
  • Stay still until the white box turns green on the Viewfinder screen.
  • Or smile at the camera. Hold your smile for a few seconds until your shot is taken.

Take Selfies with Your Voice

You can easily take photo or video selfies using simple voice commands. You just need to turn this feature on in the camera settings.

Note: This feature may not be available in all languages.

  1. Tap home key > camera app icon Camera.
  2. Switch to Selfie Photo or Selfie Video mode. See Choose a Capture Mode.
  3. Tap open slideout menu icon to open the slideout menu.
  4. Tap Settings > Camera options.
  5. Select the Voice Selfie option, and then tap outside the slideout menu to close it.
  6. Pose and frame yourself on the Viewfinder screen.
  7. To take your selfie automatically, look at the front camera, and then:
  • Say Cheese or Capture to take a photo selfie.
  • Say Action or Rolling to record a video selfie.

Tip: You can also use voice capture with the main camera. Switch to Photo mode, and then select the Voice Selfie option in the camera settings.

Take Photos with the Self-timer

When you use the self-timer, the Camera app counts down before taking the shot. You can set the countdown time.

  1. Tap home key > camera app iconCamera.
  2. Choose the capture mode you want to use. See Choose a Capture Mode.
  3. Tap open slideout menu icon to open the slideout menu.
  4. Tap Timer to set the countdown time.
  5. To start the timer, tap shutter release icon. The camera takes the photo after the countdown.