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How do I use the Camera on My Samsung Galaxy Tab E? (SM-T560)

Your device features both front and rear-facing cameras letting you capture photos and videos in a variety of modes. Edit photos and videos on your device, and share them directly to social media, with other devices and more.


Capture Photos

  1. Navigate to Apps > Camera.


  2. To focus on a specific area, touch the area.



  3. To zoom in/out, make a pinch in/out gesture on the screen.



  4. To take the photo, touch the capture icon.

    To take up to 100 shots, touch and hold the capture icon.


Reviewing the Photos Immediately After Capturing

  1. Touch SETTINGS.



  2. Touch the slider next to Review pictures.



  3. Touch the return icon.



  4. With Review pictures on, it will briefly display the captured photo with the option to delete.



  5. To view, edit, or share the photos, touch the gallery icon.


Switch Cameras

  1. Touch the switch camera icon.


Record Videos

  1. To begin recording, touch the record icon.



  2. To temporarily stop recording, touch the pause icon.



  3. To resume recording, touch the record icon.



  4. To finish recording, touch the stop icon.


Camera Settings

Settings displayed on the camera viewfinder screen:

  • Filter effects - Change the mood of your photos by adding a filter effect. To select a filter effect for your photo and to manage and download additional filters, touch the Effect icon.



  • Timer - To select a time delay between touching the capture icon and taking the photo, touch the Timer icon.



  • Picture size - Choose the proportion and resolution of your photos.


Camera Settings

  1. Touch the settings icon.



  2. Configure the following options:


    • Video size (rear): Select the photo/video capture resolution. The available options are HD (1280x720) and VGA (640x480).
    • View mode: Select the view mode. The available options are Standard and Full screen.
    • Grid lines: Displays 3x3 grid on the camera screen. To turn on/off Grid lines, touch the slider next to Grid lines.
    • Location tags: Tags the location of where the photo was taken. To turn on/off Location tags, touch the slider next to Location tags.
    • Review pictures: Briefly display the captured photo with the option to delete.
    • Storage location: Select to save the captured photos/videos on your device, or SD card (not included). Option is not available if the device does not have a microSD card installed.
    • Volume keys function: Select how the Volume buttons are used when the camera app is open. The available options are: Take pictures, Record video, and Zoom.
    • Reset settings: Returns your camera settings to its factory default settings.

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