Galaxy S4: How do I Take an Animated Photo?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Animated Photo


animated photo 

The Animated photo option lets you capture a scene and create a photo containing moving and static objects. These photos are sometimes referred to as cinemagraphs.

Turn on Animated Photo Mode

1. To turn the animated photo feature on, with the camera application open, touch Mode 1 and then touch the


    Animated photo thumbnail.


NOTE: To view all photo modes at once, touch Mode 1 and then touch 1 to switch to a grid view.

2. Aim your device at the scene, and touch the screen to focus on a specific area. When the focal point turns green,   

    touch the camera shutter1button. The photo is captured along with up to five seconds of video. You can touch  

    the stop 1 button anytime or allow the full five seconds to be captured. When the capture is complete, you will 

    be shown the review screen with the detected animation.

3. To modify the scene, touch Animate1 to select an area of the photo to animate by swiping your finger over the

    desired area. While you are selecting an area for animation, the selected area will be highlighted pink.

4. Touch Freeze1 to select an area of the photo to turn the animation off.

5. Touch Trim 1 to edit the length of the animation.

6. Touch Direction1 to select the direction of the animation. You can select Back and forth, Forwards, or


7. When you are satisfied with the scene, touch Save1 . The photo will be saved as a .GIF file.


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