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AI-Lens Flash Choose a filter Change camera mode Record video Switch between front and main camera Take a photo Zoom

AI-Lens

Huawei's AI-Lens brings a lot of many useful functions on our devices. You can identify a building, a painting or translate a text instantly. The following functions are available:

  • Code reader
  • Instant translation
  • Shopping
  • Calories
  • Identify
Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Camera
Step 2:  Activate  AI-Lens
  1. Open Camera
  2. Activate AI-Lens

Flash

The flash on your Huawei device can be turned on, off and on automatic mode. If the device is set on automatic, it will decide when a flash is needed using the built in sensors. To set this up, you need to tap on the flash symbol in the camera app.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Camera
Step 2:  Tap on  Flash
Step 3:  Choose between  on ,  off ,  automatic  or  always
  1. Open Camera
  2. Tap on Flash
  3. Choose between on, off, automatic or always

Choose a filter

Before you shoot a picture, you can add a color filter to the camera. Be it "Sentimental", "Valencia", "Halo" or "Dawn", for each and every taste there's a filter ready to add. 

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Camera
Step 2:  Tap on  Filter
Step 3:  Pull the filters to the  left  to scroll through the available filters
Step 4:  Choose a  Filter
  1. Open Camera
  2. Tap on Filter
  3. Pull the filters to the left to scroll through the available filters
  4. Choose a Filter

Change camera mode

Depending on the model, the Huawei smartphone has different camera modes. the default modes include the photo and video function, panorama and portrait mode or a night shot. Depending on the smartphone model, we find the following or additional modes or setting options by tapping the More button:

  • Pro
  • Slow motion
  • Panorama
  • Aperture
  • Light painting
  • HDR
  • Time lapse
  • Moments
  • 3D Panorama
  • Stickers
  • Documents
Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Swipe to change between camera modes or tap on  More
Step 3:  Enable or disable a  camera mode  /  function
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Swipe to change between camera modes or tap on More
  3. Enable or disable a camera mode / function

Record video

To record a video with the Huawei smartphone's camera app, we simply switch the camera mode to video and tap the virtual shutter button. The camera app allows us to pause and resume recording as we like before tapping the shutter button again to stop the video recording.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Switch to  Video mode
Step 3:  Tap the  shutter release  to start/stop recording a video
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Switch to Video mode
  3. Tap the shutter release to start/stop recording a video

Switch between front and main camera

In order to take a selfie with the Huawei smartphone, we can easily switch from the main/rear camera to the front camera.
The first time we take a selfie, we are asked whether the photos should be mirrored, which means that writing in the background is still readable, or rooms otherwise gain a different appearance than usual.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Tap on the  camera-switch 
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Tap on the camera-switch 

Take a photo

Every user of the Huawei smartphone should be able to understand how to take a photo in the camera app; after focusing and zooming in, all that is needed is to tap the virtual shutter release.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Switch to  Photo mode
Step 3:  Tap the  shutter release  to take a photo
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Switch to Photo mode
  3. Tap the shutter release to take a photo

Zoom

The zoom function of the camera app on the Huawei smartphone comes with two different ways of zooming. The familiar two-finger pulling apart or pulling together to zoom in and out still works, while
the other method is to swipe the slider on the side of the screen.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Swipe  upwards  to zoom in
Step 3:  Swipe  down  to zoom out
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Swipe upwards to zoom in
  3. Swipe down to zoom out

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