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How do I Use the Camera on My Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1? (SM-T587P)

Pre-loaded camera modes are available on your device. You can capture photos and videos using both the front and the rear lens on your device. You can also edit and share your photos and videos directly.

Basic Camera Usage

You can also open the camera by swiping the Camera icon on the lock screen, unless you have changed the App shortcuts in the Lock screen and security settings to another app. The features on your screen may vary depending on the selected camera mode.

  1. Navigate to and touch Apps > Camera.

      

  2. Basic functions of the camera are shown below:

      

Camera Settings

The following camera settings are available on your device :

   

Capturing Photos

The default camera mode is Auto.

  1. Navigate to and touch Apps > Camera.

      

  2. To take a photo, touch the Capture icon.

    You can also take a photo by pressing the Volume Up or Down button.

      

        

  3. To take a selfie, touch the Switch Camera icon.

      

      

  4. To change the camera mode, touch MODE. Then, touch the desired camera mode.

       

       

  5. To view details about the available camera modes, touch Info.

           

       

Record Videos

  1. After opening the Camera app, aim your device at the subject. Then, touch the Record icon.

      

       

  2. You can capture still photos while recording a video. To capture a still image during the recording, touch the Capture icon.

      

      

  3. To temporarily stop the recording, touch the Pause icon.

      

             

  4. To finish the recording, touch the Stop icon.

      

      

  5. The recorded video will be saved to your Gallery.

Share Photos and Videos

  1. Navigate to and touch Apps > Gallery.

      

  2. Touch and hold the photo or video that you want to share.

      

  3. Touch the Share.

      

      

  4. Choose from the available sharing options on your screen.

    Sharing options vary based on downloaded apps and enabled features.

      

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