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Using the Camera on Your Galaxy J3 and J7

Don't fuss trying to open the camera app and never miss a beat. Accessing your camera and sharing the perfect moment has been made easier on your J3 or J7. Learn how to Use Different Camera Modes and learn what they do to capture that moment with clarity, beauty, and ease.

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Opening the Camera App

From Apps

Navigate to Apps > Camera.

   

Using Quick Launch

Double press the Home key to launch the Camera app.

Make sure Quick Launch is turned on from the Camera settings.

   

Using App Shortcut

From the Lock screen, swipe Camera.

App shortcuts can be changed in the Lock screen and security settings. The default app shortcuts are Phone and Camera.

Camera Settings

  1. Double press the Home key to launch the Camera app.   

  2. Touch Settings.   

  3. Adjust the following to the desired settings.   

      • You can customize the pictures and videos by changing the picture and video size.
      • Customize the way you take pictures by setting a timer, grid lines, and location tags.

Take a Photo

  1. Double press the Home key to launch the Camera app.  

  2. To take a photo, touch Capture.  

Take a Selfie

  1. Double press the Home key to launch the Camera app.  

  2. To switch to the front camera, touch Switch Camera.   

Record a Video

  1. Double press the Home key to launch the Camera app.   

  2. To start recording a video, touch Record.   

  3. To capture still photos while recording a video, touch Capture.   

  4. To temporarily stop the recording, touch Pause.   

  5. To stop and save the recording, touch Stop.

Share Photos and Videos

Share your photos with your friends and family using different sharing options.

  1. Navigate to Apps > Gallery.  

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

  3. Touch Share.

  4. Choose from the available sharing options.

    Sharing options vary based on downloaded apps and enabled features.

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