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Press and hold the shutter release button Focus & shoot Fingerprint shutter

Press and hold the shutter release button

If we press and hold the shutter button of the camera app on the Xiaomi smartphone, the device takes a continuous shot or burst shot by default, but we can alternatively change this function to focus.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  Settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Press & hold Shutter button
Step 5:  Choose  Record video, Burst shoot  or  Focus
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the Settings
  4. Tap on Press & hold Shutter button
  5. Choose Record video, Burst shoot or Focus

Focus & shoot

With this feature enabled on the Xiaomi device, we can tap to focus on a point and then tap again to take a photo, which is useful when we want to move the device as little as possible, as we don't have to remove our hand to tap the shutter release button.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  Settings
Step 4:  Enable or disable  Focus & shoot
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the Settings
  4. Enable or disable Focus & shoot

Fingerprint shutter

If this feature is enabled, we can use the fingerprint sensor to operate the shutter release of the camera by placing a finger on the sensor to take a photo.

Android 10 (MIUI 11.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Camera app
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  Settings
Step 4:  Enable or disable  Fingerprint shutter
  1. Open the Camera app
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the Settings
  4. Enable or disable Fingerprint shutter

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