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Set Camera Functions

You can configure your camera’s settings to fit any situation and event.

  1. From home, tap Apps apps icon > Camera camera app icon.
  • The camera viewfinder appears.
  1. Tap Settings settings options icon.

    screenshot of camera settings
  • The camera settings menu opens.
  1. Select your desired settings.
  • Rear camera
  • Picture size: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution pictures take up more memory.
  • Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution videos take up more memory.
  • Front camera
  • Picture size: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution pictures take up more memory.
  • Video size: Select a resolution. Use higher resolution for higher quality. Higher resolution videos take up more memory.
  • Save pictures as previewed: Save the self‑portrait or self‑recording as viewed on the camera screen, not as flipped images.
  • Ways to take pictures: Tap to take pics (tap the screen to take selfies) and Gesture control (detect your palm and automatically take a picture two seconds later).
  • Both cameras
  • Timer: Take time-delayed pictures or videos.
  • Grid lines: Display viewfinder grid lines to help composition when selecting subjects.
  • Location tags: Attach a GPS location tag to the picture.
  • Review pictures: Set to show pictures after taking them.
  • Quick launch: Open camera by pressing the Home key twice in quick succession.
  • Storage location: Select the memory location for storage. This option only appears if an optional memory card (not included) is installed.
  • Volume keys function: Use the Volume key as the camera key, the record key, or as a zoom key.
  • Reset settings: Reset the camera settings.