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Take a Picture

Whether it’s moving or not, clearly capture any moment with your phone’s camera.

Note: If you have an SD card installed, you can choose to save pictures and videos to the SD card. If no card is installed, pictures and videos are saved to your phone’s memory.

  1. Tap home key > camera app icon Camera.
  2. Switch to Photo mode, if you're not in this mode. See Choose a Capture Mode.
  3. Point the camera at what you want to capture. The camera adjusts the focus automatically as you move it. You can also tap the screen to change the focus to a different subject.
  4. To manually adjust the exposure, tap the screen, and then drag your finger up and down.

    illustration of adjusting exposure
  5. When you’re ready to take the shot, tap shutter release icon.

Tip: In Photo mode's settings, tap Camera options, and then turn on Auto smile capture to set the camera to take a photo automatically when your subject smiles.

See Capture Better Photos for more information.