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Storage location Rearrange Camera Modes Geotagging Mirror Effect HDR Volume Key Function Video stabilisation Voice control Watermark Change video resolution Grid lines Quick Launch

Storage location

On the Samsung device, photos and videos are saved to the memory card, if inserted, by default. The default location can be changed in the camera settings between SD card or internal memory. Photos and videos that have already been created remain on the memory card and are not moved by changing the setting.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera -App
Step 2:  Open the  Settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Storage location
Step 4:  Choose between  Internal storage  and  SD card
  1. Open the Camera-App
  2. Open the Settings
  3. Tap on Storage location
  4. Choose between Internal storage and SD card

Rearrange Camera Modes

In addition to the two standard photo and video modes, the camera screen also shows other modes such as live focus, pro or panorama. Depending on the features of the Samsung device, other modes may also be available. The order/sequence of the camera modes can be Rearrange or unnecessary ones can be hidden.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera -App
Step 2:  Tap on  More
Step 3:  Tap on  Edit
Step 4:  Tap and hold a  camera mode
Step 5:  Drag the mode to the desired  position
Step 6:  Confirm with  Save
  1. Open the Camera-App
  2. Tap on More
  3. Tap on Edit
  4. Tap and hold a camera mode
  5. Drag the mode to the desired position
  6. Confirm with Save

Geotagging

Geotagging is enabled by default on Samsung devices, and tags are recorded with the current location of photos and videos, so you can see exactly where the picture was taken in the gallery or other applications.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera -App
Step 2:  Open the  Settings
Step 3:  Enable or disable  Location tags
  1. Open the Camera-App
  2. Open the Settings
  3. Enable or disable Location tags

Mirror Effect

Normally, photos (selfies) taken with the front camera are saved as they are displayed in the preview, i.e. mirrored, but the camera of the Samsung device can also be set so that photos taken with the front camera are not saved mirrored.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera -App
Step 2:  Open the  Settings
Step 3:  Enable or disable  Pictures as previewed
  1. Open the Camera-App
  2. Open the Settings
  3. Enable or disable Pictures as previewed

HDR

HDR stands for "High Dynamic Range" and is available on every Samsung device. If you want to take pictures where there is a high difference in brightness (for example, a lot of sunlight or landscapes), HDR on the Samsung device can help to prevent over- and underexposure by means of software. On Samsung devices, HDR is turned on by default, but is only used depending on the situation. In the camera settings, HDR can be deactivated or permanently activated.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera -App
Step 2:  Open the  Settings
Step 3:  Enable or disable  Auto HDR
  1. Open the Camera-App
  2. Open the Settings
  3. Enable or disable Auto HDR

Volume Key Function

By default, a picture or video is recorded on the Samsung device when the side volume buttons are pressed, but you can also use the volume buttons to adjust the zoom or system volume.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera -App
Step 2:  Open the  Settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Shooting methods
Step 4:  Tap on  Press Volume key to
Step 5:  Choose between  Take picture or record video ,  Zoom  and  System volume
  1. Open the Camera-App
  2. Open the Settings
  3. Tap on Shooting methods
  4. Tap on Press Volume key to
  5. Choose between Take picture or record video, Zoom and System volume

Video stabilisation

Video stabilisation, which is enabled by default, automatically corrects camera shake and instability from the Samsung device; video stabilisation is only supported by the main camera and can be disabled if necessary.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera -App
Step 2:  Open the  Settings
Step 3:  Enable or disable  Video stabilisation
  1. Open the Camera-App
  2. Open the Settings
  3. Enable or disable Video stabilisation

Voice control

In addition to taking a picture by pressing the volume buttons, floating shutter release, gesture or normal shutter release, the Samsung device can also take a photo by voice control (voice shutter). If the function is activated, the following commands can be used to take a photo/video.

Camera voice commands

  • Smile
  • Cheese
  • Capture
  • Shoot
  • Record Video
Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera -App
Step 2:  Open the  Settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Shooting methods
Step 4:  Enable or disable  Voice control
  1. Open the Camera-App
  2. Open the Settings
  3. Tap on Shooting methods
  4. Enable or disable Voice control

Watermark

If a watermark is desired on photos taken with the Samsung device, it can be activated in the camera settings. The watermark is placed in the lower left corner and can be customized with a custom lettering.

The position of the watermark cannot be removed, nor can the camera icon or the text "Samsung Quad Camera" (or similar).

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera -App
Step 2:  Open the  Settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Watermark
Step 4:  Enable or disable  Watermark
  1. Open the Camera-App
  2. Open the Settings
  3. Tap on Watermark
  4. Enable or disable Watermark

Change video resolution

Depending on the Samsung model, different video resolutions and video formats are available. in many devices, at least HD and FullHD is available. in the mid-range and high-end devices, there is also the option of recording videos in UltraHD (4K).

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera -App
Step 2:  Open the  Settings
Step 3:  Tap on  Rear video size  or  Front video size
Step 4:  Tap on  Resolution
Step 5:  Choose between  UHD, FHD  and  HD
  1. Open the Camera-App
  2. Open the Settings
  3. Tap on Rear video size or Front video size
  4. Tap on Resolution
  5. Choose between UHD, FHD and HD

Grid lines

The grid is a tool where a grid is displayed on the camera screen, making it easier to orient the desired photo to the horizon or to create portraits. You can choose between a square or a 3x3 grid.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera -App
Step 2:  Open the  Settings
Step 3:  Enable or disable  Grid lines
  1. Open the Camera-App
  2. Open the Settings
  3. Enable or disable Grid lines

Quick Launch

the camera can be started within a second by pressing the power button on the Samsung device twice in quick succession. the quick start works both in idle mode (display off) and during use. it is also activated by default on Samsung devices, but can also be deactivated in the camera settings.

Devices with function key

On Samsung devices that have a function key (basically the power key), the key assignment may need to be changed (see Android 10/One Ui 2 manual)

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Advanced features
Step 3:  Tap on  Side key
Step 4:  Enable  Double press  and choose  Quick launch camera
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Advanced features
  3. Tap on Side key
  4. Enable Double press and choose Quick launch camera

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