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Change camera resolution Location tag Watermark Assistive grid Camera audio control Capture smiles Object tracking Ultra snapshot HDR Default volume button control Set memory card as preferred storage Video resolution

Change camera resolution

Depending on which Huawei device you are using, you can change the resolution of your camera. The image format (4:3/16:9/18,6:9) will be changed too.

Note: The options are depending on the model in use and can vary.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Camera
Step 2:  Open the  settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Resolution
Step 4:  Choose a  resolution
  1. Open Camera
  2. Open the settings
  3. Tap on Resolution
  4. Choose a resolution

Location tag

If wished, you can save the location of a picture or a video. With a location tag, you can find pictures easier within your files by searching for the location where you have taken them. By default, this function is deactivated. 

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Camera
Step 2:  Open the  settings
Step 3:  Activate or deactivate  location tag
  1. Open Camera
  2. Open the settings
  3. Activate or deactivate location tag

Watermark

By default, the Huawei device will add a watermark or sticker to each and every picture. On the bottom left side of your device, you will then see by which device the picture was taken. If you do not want this, you can deactivate the feature.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Camera
Step 2:  Open the  settings
Step 3:  Activate or deactivate  Add watermark
  1. Open Camera
  2. Open the settings
  3. Activate or deactivate Add watermark

Assistive grid

If we take a lot of pictures with our Huawei device, and you need a little guidance, you can activate a assistive grid to help you. You can orientate yourself to get a straight picture or a nice cut of the horizon. The grid is divided 3x3.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Camera
Step 2:  Open the  settings
Step 3:  Activate or deactivate  Assistive grid
  1. Open Camera
  2. Open the settings
  3. Activate or deactivate Assistive grid

Camera audio control

You can activate the audio control on your Huawei device to take pictures by saying "Cheese" or talking loudly.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Camera
Step 2:  Open the  settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Audio control
Step 4:  Activate or deactivate  Audio control
Step 5:  Choose between  Say cheese to take photos  or  Speak loudly to take photos
  1. Open Camera
  2. Open the settings
  3. Tap on Audio control
  4. Activate or deactivate Audio control
  5. Choose between Say cheese to take photos or Speak loudly to take photos

Capture smiles

If this function is activated on your Huawei device, your camera is searching for a smile and if it found one, it will automatically take a camera.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Camera
Step 2:  Open the  settings
Step 3:  Activate or deactivate  Capture smiles
  1. Open Camera
  2. Open the settings
  3. Activate or deactivate Capture smiles

Object tracking

If you activate this option, you can focus on an object by tapping on it on the display, and the camera will track the object even when you move your Huawei device.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Camera
Step 2:  Open the  settings
Step 3:  Activate or deactivate  Object tracking
  1. Open Camera
  2. Open the settings
  3. Activate or deactivate Object tracking

Ultra snapshot

If your Huawei device is on standby, you can take a picture or open up the camera app by pressing the volume down  button twice. This works only if Ultra snapshot is activated.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Camera
Step 2:  Open the  settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Ultra snapshot
Step 4:  Choose  Take a snapshot ,  Open camera , or  Off
  1. Open Camera
  2. Open the settings
  3. Tap on Ultra snapshot
  4. Choose Take a snapshot, Open camera, or Off

HDR

When HDR (High Dynamic Range) is enabled on the Huawei smartphone, multiple images are captured and combined into one, combining the different brightness tones for optimized image quality.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Tap on  More
Step 3:  Enable or disable  HDR
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Tap on More
  3. Enable or disable HDR

Default volume button control

Using the volume button controls, we can set whether we want to change the media or ringtone volume on the Huawei smartphone. The media volume is set by default.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Sound & vibration
Step 3:  Tap on  Default volume button control
Step 4:  Set  Media  or  Ringtone
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Sound & vibration
  3. Tap on Default volume button control
  4. Set Media or Ringtone

Set memory card as preferred storage

As the title suggests, we can set the Huawei smartphone's memory card as the primary storage location for photos or videos when it is inserted, and serial photos will still be stored in the device's internal memory.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Open the  Settings
Step 3:  Enable or disable  Priority save on memory card
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Open the Settings
  3. Enable or disable Priority save on memory card

Video resolution

Depending on the device model, the video resolution of the camera app can be set on the Huawei smartphone. This option
can be accessed in the camera settings after selecting the Video mode. According to the Huawei device and its hardware, the following options are available:

  • (18,7:9) 1080p at 30 fps
  • (16:9) 1080p at 60 fps
  • (16:9) 1080p at 30 fps (recommended)
  • (16:9) 720p at 30 fps
Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Open the  Settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Resolution
Step 4:  Set the  Video resolution
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Open the Settings
  3. Tap on Resolution
  4. Set the Video resolution

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