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Use the Camera on Your Galaxy Tab A

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 Galaxy Tab A. Learn how to Use Different Camera Modes and capture your special moments with clarity, beauty, and ease.

Opening the Camera App

There are multiple ways to access the Camera app. Choose your favorite way to open the Camera app and capture your precious moments with the Galaxy Tab A!

From Lock Screen: Swipe the Camera icon.

From Home Screen: Touch Camera.

From Apps: Navigate to Apps > Camera.

Ways to Take Pictures

There are easier ways to take pictures on your Galaxy Tab A. Learn how by following the steps below.

  1. Navigate to Apps > Camera.

  2. Touch Camera Settings.

  3. Touch Ways to take pictures.

  4. Touch the slider to enable the option you want.

    • Tap to take pictures: Touch anywhere on the screen to take selfies easily. This option is disabled by default.

    • Gesture control: Hold your hand out with your palm facing the camera to take a picture after a few seconds. This option is enabled by default.

Using the Camera App

Using the Basic functions of the Camera app:

  • Capturing photos with your tablet's built-in cameras is as simple as choosing a subject, pointing your tablet, and touching Capture.

  • Your tablet can capture videos for you to enjoy and share, including videos sized specifically for multimedia messages.

  • You can add a special graphical effect to your picture. Learn more about Using the Filters.

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