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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Use Sound and Shot Mode

In the recent update Android 4.3, the camera app gets a new feature which will allow the user to take picture with the Volume up key or the Volume down key. Previously, some insiders has leave their comment here to ask how to take picture with the physical button, either with the Power key or the Volume key. Sadly, in the previous version this feature is not yet available. But in the Android 4.3, the users will be able to take picture using the Volume key which will help them to take picture in certain condition when using the on-screen camera button is little difficult to do, such as when they're diving.

See also: How to Take Picture Using the Volume Key On Samsung Galaxy S3 with the Android 4.3

Aside the ability to assign the Volume key as the camera key, in this update the camera app also gets a new camera mode named sound and shot mode. This mode will allow the user to record the background sound up to 5 or 9 seconds before capturing which will make the picture more alive.

How to use Sound and Shot mode?
Below are the steps to do so:
  1. Open Camera app.
  2. Tap the Cogwheel icon to enter the settings menu.
  3. Scroll down to find Shooting mode, then tap it.
  4. Select Sound & shot.
  5. Go back to the camera screen.
  6. Now, you're ready to take a picture using Sound and Shot mode.

As a note, this mode will give you a better result when used in the situation with the noises in the background, such as in the concerts or in the birthday party or else. Well, hope this helps :)


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