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Change camera mode Camera filter Record video Switch between front/main camera Take a picture Camera flash Use Google Lens Zooming in and out

Change camera mode

To switch between the different camera modes on the OnePlus smartphone, simply swipe the bar at the bottom of the camera app to the left or right.

For a more precise and faster selection, the desired camera mode can also be tapped directly.

The following options are available depending on the model and equipment:

  • Time-Lapse
  • Panorama
  • Slow motion
  • Video
  • Photo
  • Portrait
  • Nightscape
  • Pro
Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Swipe  left / right  or tap on a  camera mode
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Swipe left/right or tap on a camera mode

Camera filter

To further personalize the planned shooting of photos or to give them their own charm, we can select between different camera filters that give the captured photo an individual look.

In addition to color and black and white tones, the following color filters are available in the camera app of the OnePlus smartphone:

  • Matt
  • Alive
  • SAREK
  • VAEROY
  • ILLÄS

After selecting a camera filter, it is placed directly on the camera finder to provide a preview of the photo to be taken.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Tap on  Camera filter
Step 3:  Swipe  left  or  right  to browse the camera filter
Step 4:  Choose a  camera filter
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Tap on Camera filter
  3. Swipe left or right to browse the camera filter
  4. Choose a camera filter

Record video

Similar to taking a photo, we can record a video with the OnePlus smartphone's camera to capture special moments.

After selecting the video mode, we tap the virtual shutter button to start recording the video.
The pause button allows us to pause recording at any time or to stop it by tapping the shutter button again.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Choose  Video
Step 3:  Tap on the  shutter release  to start recording
Step 4:  Tap on  Pause  if desired
Step 5:  Tap on the  shutter release  to stop recording
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Choose Video
  3. Tap on the shutter release to start recording
  4. Tap on Pause if desired
  5. Tap on the shutter release to stop recording

Switch between front/main camera

For example, to record a selfie with the OnePlus smartphone, we can quickly switch between the front camera and the rear or main camera.

In low light conditions, the display is brightly lit to simulate a flash and illuminate the selfie to be recorded.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 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 picture

How photos or snapshots are taken in the camera app of the OnePlus smartphone should be clear to every user.

After positioning the selected motif, further settings, such as a color filter, can be specified in order to finally take the photo by tapping on the virtual shutter release.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Choose  Photo
Step 3:  Tap on the  shutter release  to take a picture
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Choose Photo
  3. Tap on the shutter release to take a picture

Camera flash

On the back of the OnePlus smartphone is the main camera with the corresponding flash function to take photos in dark environments.

Apart from the permanent activation of the flash, we can also set an automatic function that automatically switches on the flash based on the given light conditions.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Tap on  Flash
Step 3:  Choose  Off ,  Auto  or  On
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Tap on Flash
  3. Choose Off, Auto or On

Use Google Lens

The OnePlus smartphone's camera app comes with the Google Lens function, which enables automatic recognition of historical buildings or locations, a search function or a translation of the content in the camera viewfinder, for example.

After activating Google Lens, just select one of the following modes and tap the trigger:

  • Translate
  • Text
  • Search
  • Homework
  • Shopping
  • Places
  • Dining
Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Tap on  Google Lens
Step 3:  Swipe  left  or  right  to browse the categories
Step 4:  Choose a  category
Step 5:  Tap on the  shutter release  to search for corresponding contents
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Tap on Google Lens
  3. Swipe left or right to browse the categories
  4. Choose a category
  5. Tap on the shutter release to search for corresponding contents

Zooming in and out

Before taking a photo or video with the OnePlus smartphone's camera app, we can zoom in and out on the selected subject.

The familiar method of using two fingers on the screen to zoom in and out works well in the camera app.

Another method is to use the zoom button, which is located directly above the virtual shutter release and is started by tapping it.
After the start, we can wipe our finger left or right to zoom in or out.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Tap on  Zoom
Step 3:  Swipe  left  or  right  to zoom in/out
Step 4:  Tap on the  shutter release  to take a picture
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Tap on Zoom
  3. Swipe left or right to zoom in/out
  4. Tap on the shutter release to take a picture

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