Showing posts with label Camera. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Camera. Show all posts

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Set SD Card as Default Storage in Camera App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

By default, the storage location in the Camera app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is set to device storage. However, you can set the SD card you have inserted into your phone as the default storage so that all pictures you have taken and videos you have recorded will be saved there. This will help you to avoid low device storage which can bring you some problems, moreover if you're the one who like to capture almost every single moment in your life into photos or videos.


How to set SD card as the default storage in the Camera app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app.
  2. Tap to view more detailed settings.
  3. Scroll down the screen, tap Storage location and then select SD card.
  4. The default storage in the Camera app has been set to the SD card.

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

If you often use your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to take pictures, you can enable the review pictures feature in the Camera app to have your phone provides you a preview of the pictures immediately after you take them so you can easily review it and then do the required actions, such as delete or share the picture. This will save you more time because you don't have to back and forth from the Camera app to the Gallery app each time you want to review your pictures.


How to enable or disable the review pictures 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. Scroll down the screen and then tap the ON/OFF switch next to Review pictures to enable or disable it. When the switch turns , means the review pictures feature is enabled and your phone will give you a preview of the pictures immediately after you take them.


How to use the review pictures feature in the Camera app?
As the example, we'll use this feature when taking a picture with the auto mode by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app. By default, it uses the rear camera with the 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.
  5. A preview of the picture appears in pop-up to let you review it immediately after you take it. Here you can do the following actions:
    • Share the picture: If you'd like to immediately share the picture with your friend or family after you take it, tap Share in pop-up and then select the required share method you want to use with. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.
    • Delete the picture: If you're not satisfied with the picture, you can immediately delete it so it won't take any space in your storage by tapping Delete in pop-up.
    • View the picture in Gallery app: You can tap the preview to view the picture in the Gallery app so you can take another actions for the picture, e.g., edit the picture, set the picture as wallpaper, etc.

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

Tracking AF is a feature in the Camera app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that will let you set the camera to track and automatically focus on the object you have selected on the preview screen. You can use this feature when you want to easily take a picture of a moving object because the camera will automatically track and focus on the selected object even when it's moving, or when you want to take a picture of the same object in different positions or angles without you have to manually set the focus each time you or your phone is moving.


How to enable or disable the tracking AF 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 Tracking AF to enable or disable it. When the switch turns , means the tracking AF feature is enabled and the camera in your phone will be able to focus on and track a subject that you have selected on the preview screen.


Before using the tracking AF feature to take a picture, you have to remember that the camera may fail when tracking an object in the following conditions:
  • The object is too big or small.
  • The object moves or the camera shakes excessively.
  • The object is in the low-light environment.
  • The object and the background have the same colours or patterns.


How to use the tracking AF feature in the Camera app?
As the example, we'll use this feature while taking a picture of a moving object with the auto mode by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app. By default, it uses the rear camera with the auto mode.
  2. Point the camera to the object.
  3. Tap the object on the preview screen you want to track and auto focus on. When the object is moving, the camera will automatically track and auto focus on it.
  4. Tap to take a photo.
    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 photo you have just taken in the Gallery app.

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.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Heart Rate Sensor Feature in Camera App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you often use your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to take selfies but have difficulty to use your hand to take the photo while holding the phone, you can use the heart rate sensor feature in the Camera app to have your phone automatically takes your photo by tapping the heart rate sensor after your face has been detected.


How to enable or disable the heart rate sensor feature in the Camera app?
You can turn on or off this feature by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app. By default, it uses the rear camera.
  2. Tap to switch the camera from the rear to the front.
  3. Tap at the top left corner of the screen to view more detailed settings for the front camera.
  4. Tap Shooting methods(front).
  5. Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Use heart rate sensor to enable or disable this option. When the switch turns , means the heart rate sensor feature is enabled.


How to use the heart rate sensor feature when taking a self-portrait photo in the Camera app?
As the example, we'll use this feature to easily take a selfie by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app. By default, it uses the rear camera.
  2. Tap to switch the camera from the rear to the front.
  3. Face the front camera lens. Make sure your face is not too close with the camera and gets enough lighting so that it can easily be detected.
  4. When your phone detects your face, tap the heart rate sensor on the back of your phone to have your phone automatically takes your self-portrait photo.

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

Gesture control is a gesture-based feature available in the Camera app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that is designed to help you take a better self-portrait photo. When this feature is enabled, your phone will automatically take a photo of yourself a few seconds after you show your palm to the camera and your phone recognises it. This feature comes handy when you cannot use your hand to control the phone and want to have some time to correct your pose when taking a self-portrait photo.


How to enable or disable the gesture control feature in the Camera app?
You can turn on or off this feature by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app. By default, it uses the rear camera.
  2. Tap to switch the camera from the rear to the front.
  3. Tap at the top left corner of the screen to view more detailed settings for the front camera.
  4. Tap Shooting methods(front).
  5. Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Gesture control to enable or disable this option. When the switch turns , means the gesture control feature is enabled.


How to use the gesture control feature when taking a self-portrait photo in the Camera app?
As the example, we'll use this feature to easily take selfies by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app. By default, it uses the rear camera.
  2. Tap to switch the camera from the rear to the front.
  3. Face the front camera lens. Make sure your face is not too close with the camera and gets enough lighting so that it can easily be detected.
  4. Hold your hand out with your palm facing the front camera lens. When the camera recognises your palm, your phone will automatically take a photo after a few seconds.
    Tips: you can use the delay before the camera takes your photo to correct your pose so you can get a better self-portrait photo.