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Open the Camera and Adjust the Settings

For your convenience, there's more than one way you can do to launch the Camera app.

  • If you've already set up Edge Sense, just squeeze the lower sides of the phone. For details, see Edge Sense.
  • On the Home screen, tap the Camera icon camera app icon to open the Camera app.
  • Press the Power/Lock button twice while the display is off.

Tip: Make sure Press power button twice for camera is selected in Settings > Display, gestures & buttons.

  • You’ll see Photo mode, which is the default capture mode.

screenshot of camera viewfinder screen

Icon

Function

flash auto icon

Switch between flash modes.

open menu icon

Open the slideout menu to select a capture mode and choose camera settings.

hdr auto icon

Toggle photo HDR between auto, on, and off.

switch camera icon

Switch between the front camera and main camera.

video mode icon

Switch between Video and Photo modes.

shutter release icon

Capture a photo.

last photo icon

View the last photo or video taken.