What is Panorama mode and how do I use it?

PLEASE NOTE: icons and screens may differ slightly from the illustrations below depending on your device, operating system and theme.

Panorama mode allows you to capture more of the scene by combining images to create a panoramic photo.

 

More information on the different camera modes available, can be found by visiting What are the different camera modes and how do I use them

Using Panorama modeClick to Expand

To use Panorama mode, you will need to:

1 From the home screen, choose Apps or swipe up to access your apps
From the home screen, choose Apps or swipe up to access your apps
2 Choose Camera
Tap camera
3 Choose Panorama

Depending on your device, choose Mode or swipe across the screen to select panorama mode.

5 Press the capture button to start taking your photo

The screen will show an alignment box to help you keep the scene aligned.

Press the capture button to start taking your photos
6 Slowly move the device in one direction
What is Panorama mode and how do I use it?
7 When you touch the stop button or you reach the maximum range your device will make the necessary adjustments and stitch the images together to form one complete panoramic photo
Tap the stop icon
8 To view the captured Panorama, choose the preview thumbnail
To view the captured panorama, choose the preview thumbnail
Using Motion PanoramaClick to Expand

PLEASE NOTE: that this feature isn't available on all devices and operating systems.

Motion Panorama lets you take videos in the Panorama format. Still panorama shots are reconstructed from the clearest frames of the motion version. To see the full breadth of the video or images, you can swipe the screen or pan your phone sideways.

1 From the home screen, choose Apps or swipe up to access your apps
From the home screen, choose Apps or swipe up to access your apps
2 Choose Camera
Tap camera
3 Choose Panorama

Depending on your device, choose MODE or swipe across the screen to select Panorama mode.

4 Choose the motion icon
Choose the motion icon
5 Press the capture button to start taking your photo
Press the capture button to start taking your photos
6 Slowly move the device in one direction. If completed, tap the stop icon to stop taking photos.
Tap the stop icon
7 To view the captured Panorama, choose the preview thumbnail
To view the captured panorama, choose the preview thumbnail
8 Choose the motion icon or View as Motion picture
Tap View as Motion Panorama
9 To save the motion panorama, choose Save video or Save as new
Tap Save

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