Using the cameras on the Galaxy Fold

The Galaxy Fold brings together six lenses under your fingertips. One on the front, two on the inside and three on the back. This camera system includes a zoom lens for rich, detailed close-ups, a wide lens to capture more of your daily life and an ultra-wide lens for group selfies and panoramic landscapes.

Camera overviewClick to Expand

There are six cameras on your Galaxy Fold:

Galaxy Fold cameras

1. Selfie camera (10MP)

2. RGB Depth camera (8 MP)

3. Single lens front camera (10 MP)

4. Ultra Wide camera (16 MP)

5. Wide-angle camera (12 MP)

6. Telephoto camera (12 MP)

How to switch between the camerasClick to Expand

Please note: When you open the Camera app the camera will be facing the same direction as when it was last used, even if you have closed the app.

1 Tap the Camera app on the cover display.

Please note: If you can't see the Camera app, swipe up to reveal all your applications.

Tap the camera app on the cover display
2 The first camera that opens is the 12MP Wide lens, perfect for capturing the details of something close by.
The camera that opens is the 12MP Wide lens
3 Tap the icon with three trees to swap to the 16MP Ultra Wide camera. This lens has a huge field of view, making it ideal for landscapes and panoramas.
Tap the icon with the three trees to swap to the ultra wide camera
4 Tap the icon with one tree to swap to the 12MP Telephoto camera. This is perfect for zooming in to get vibrant close ups.
Tap the icon with one tree to swap to the telephoto camera
5 Swipe up on the screen or tap the Swap camera icon to change to the front facing camera.
Swipe up or tap the swap camera icon to change to the front facing camera
6 The camera that opens is the 10MP UHD selfie camera. The shot will be close up, great for taking solo selfies.
The camera that opens is the 10MP UHD camera
7 Tap the icon of two people to zoom the camera out, fantastic for taking group selfies.
Tap the icon of two people to zoom the camera out
8 Unfold your device to continue taking pictures using the inner screen. This gives you a huge display so that you can get the best possible shot.

The camera app will remember what you were doing on the front screen. The inner screen has dual front-facing cameras, making it even better for taking selfies.

Unfold your device to continue taking photos using the inner screen
9 Swipe up or tap the Swap camera icon to use the rear cameras.

These are the same rear facing cameras you used on the front screen just with a much bigger display to view them on.

Swipe up or tap the swap camera icon to use the rear cameras
10 Choose the camera mode you prefer (Photo, Video, Live focus, Night etc). To select which modes you would like to appear as options, swipe left until you see the option "Edit".
Tap Edit to select camera modes
11 Tap to activate or deactivate the camera modes.

Please note: Depending on the operating system that your device is running, not all camera modes will be available.

Tap to activate or deactivate camera modes
How to take selfiesClick to Expand
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