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Selfie Panorama

Include more people to your selfie with the Selfie Panorama mode.

Note: Some camera features are not available when you’re in Selfie panorama mode, such as zooming.

Take a Panoramic Selfie

  1. Tap home key > camera app icon Camera.
  2. Switch to Selfie Panorama mode. See Choose a Capture Mode.
  3. Tap open menu icon to open the slideout menu.
  4. Make sure that wide panorama mode icon is selected.
  5. Hold the phone at face level and in portrait orientation.
  6. When you're ready to take the center shot, tap shutter release icon.
  7. While holding your phone steadily, slowly swivel left or right on the phone's axis until you see the white capture box move to the side panel of the panorama overlay.
  • The capture box turns green and you'll hear a shutter sound as the photo is taken.

    screenshot of panorama selfie (left)
  1. Slowly swivel to the opposite side until you see the white capture box move to the other side of the panorama overlay.
  • The capture box turns green and you'll hear a shutter sound as the photo is taken. The camera stitches the frames into a single photo.

    screenshot of panorama selfie (right)

 

Tip: For best results, closely follow the straight and linear path of the capture box on the panorama overlay. Try to not tilt the phone up or down or move the capture box away from its path.

Take a Super-Wide Angle Panoramic Selfie

If you have more friends or scenery to capture, set the Selfie Panorama mode to Widest to stitch five photos instead of three.

  1. Tap home key > camera app icon Camera.
  2. Switch to Selfie Panorama mode. See Choose a Capture Mode.
  3. Tap open menu icon to open the slideout menu.
  4. Tap wide panorama mode icon to switch to widest panorama mode icon.
  5. Hold the phone at face level and in portrait orientation.
  6. When you're ready to take the center shot, tap shutter release icon.
  7. While holding your phone steadily, slowly swivel left or right on the phone's axis until you see the white capture box move to the side panel of the panorama overlay.
  • The capture box turns green and you'll hear a shutter sound as the photo is taken. When the second photo is taken, you'll see that the panorama overlay becomes wider.
  1. Continue to slowly swivel your phone left and right to fill the entire panorama overlay with your photos.
  • For best results, follow the capture sequence indicated in the illustration below.

    illustration of panorama selfie
  • The camera stitches the frames into a single photo.