Skip to main content

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Motion Photo Feature in Camera App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Motion photo is a feature in the Camera app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that will let you set your phone to record a short video clip of what happens before the picture is taken. If needed, you can control the playback so you can capture a moment within the playback you might have missed or capture the clearest moment within the playback when you're not satisfied with the picture of a moving object you have taken. When it comes to share, you can select to share the motion photo as an image file or a video file.


How to enable or disable the motion photo feature in the Camera app?
You can turn on or off this feature by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app.
  2. Tap  to open the detailed settings.
  3. Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Motion photo to enable or disable it. When the switch turns , means the motion photo feature is enabled and your phone will record a short video clip of what happens for a few seconds before each picture is taken.


How to use the motion photo feature in the Camera app?
As the example, we'll take a motion photo with the auto mode by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app. By default it uses the rear camera with auto mode.
  2. Point the camera to the object.
  3. If needed, you can manually change the focus by tapping anywhere on the screen where the camera should focus.
  4. Tap to take a picture.
    FYI, if you have difficulty when taking a picture using the on-screen icon, you can say the predefined voice command or press the Volume key as the alternative way to do so.
  5. Tap the preview thumbnail to view the picture you have just taken in the Gallery app.
  6. Tap the motion photo icon to play the video.
  7. If needed, while the video is being played, tap the screen to pause the playback. Tap to resume the playback, or tap Capture to take a screenshot of the paused playback displayed on the screen.
  8. If needed, you can share the motion photo to your friend or family with these steps:
    • While you're viewing the motion photo, tap Share.
    • Select Image file to share only the picture without the video, or select Video file to share only the video.
    • Select the required share method you want to use with and then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Access Clipboard in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Copy and paste text is a feature that can be used in Samsung Galaxy S5. This feature will help you duplicating or moving copied text with ease from one app to another. Since all copied text will be saved to the clipboard, it makes you can not only paste a text that you have just copied, but also paste an older copied text by selecting the required one from the clipboard as long as the clipboard has not been cleared yet.


How to access the clipboard?
Generally, there are two methods that can be used to access the clipboard: 1) in an app or screen where you can enter text by long tapping in a text entry field, 2) in an app or screen where you can see the keyboard by utilizing more options in the keyboard.


Method #1: From a text entry field
If you have ever copied text or taken a screenshot then you can easily access the clipboard from a text entry field in any app or screen. But, as the example, we'll access the clipboard from a text entry field when composing a new text message in Mes…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Cursor Control Feature in Samsung Keyboard in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you have difficulty to manually move the text cursor when reviewing or editing a long text you have written, you can act the Samsung keyboard in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge as a text cursor controller by enabling the cursor control feature so you can easily move the cursor within the text field simply by sliding your finger across the keyboard.


How to enable the cursor control feature in the Samsung keyboard?
Assuming that the predictive text feature is enabled, you can turn on the cursor control feature in the Samsung keyboard by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down to the screen to find Language and input and then tap it.
Tap Samsung keyboard.
Alternatively, when you're entering text, you can quickly go to the Samsung keyboard settings by long tapping the key in the left side of the space bar and then tap .Scroll down the screen, tap Keyb…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Fix Missing Microphone Button on Samsung Keyboard

In the stock Samsung keyboard, there are some keys that have several functions, for instance a key in the left side of Space bar(it's usually displayed with a Settings/Cog wheel icon), when you long tap this key, you will see some options available, such as Keyboard settings, Smiley, Clipboard, Microphone, etc. Those hidden button sometimes make some users who want to use one of them have difficulty to find the button.

See also: How to Find Mic Button on Samsung Keyboard

But, in certain case, the Mic button is completely not available though the user have had long tapped the key in the left side of Space bar, as experienced by one of insider named Linda. She says that she can't find Mic button though she has had long tapped the key in the left side of Space bar when she want to use it to voice to text.


How to fix missing mic button on Samsung keyboard?
If you're also experiencing the same problem, you can make the Mic button available again in your keyboard by following the…