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Dial number with camera/picture

Is there a way so I can quickly take a picture, highlights the number and I click it so it calls the number? Or I click take picture, and call. So it just takes the photo, process it, extract number, ...
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In my android device when I take picture from camera, the image is reverting

I am using ASUS ZENFONE 4 - ASUS T00I, when I open camera and if I take any picture it is showing reverse image when I took image from Front camera how can change that in settings , please suggest me ...
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/dev/video0 is not shown

When i connect my Android device to Ubuntu, after enabling USB debugging, /dev/video0 or [0-9] is not being generated/shown. If I execute adb devices, my phone is being listed. A week back everything ...
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RAW camera and Lollipop

One of the selling points of Lollipop was that it will now support shooting in "Raw" mode, so that you can get the raw sensor data and then process it on the computer. I just installed CM12.1 on my ...
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Is there an app to trigger the camera be using earbud volume control or other device?

Self explanatory, I hope. Need a hands-free trigger for LG droid phone.
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How do I know which process or app currently accessing camera?

How do I know which process or app currently accessing camera ? android 5.1, nexus 5, shell access (no root)
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which service keeps an eye up for removable media in android

I am using nexus 5 and it periodically unmounts camera, I want to troubleshoot further, which service keeps track of mounting / unmounting removable media for android ? Caused by: ...
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Show only photos taken in camera app

In the Android 5 camera app, if you browse the photos taken, there appear also photos from Whatsapp, music album covers, etc. Can you make the camera app only display photos taken?
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how to change location tags on pictures to a satellite map

I put location tags on some of my pictures, but whenever I do it shows up as the boring, no terrain, just road map. Some of the pictures I want to location tag are off roading, so there are no roads. ...
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Change Android's default focal-length

I have Samsung device( GT-S7562) with 5 mp camera . When I updated it into CyanogenMod , I lost its camera quality . It always force me to take pictures with 3 mp . There is now option to change it . ...
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can a phone detect 3D posture of a person with the camera?

Does an Android phone have everything it needs to reconstruct someone's posture, by using the camera sensors? If yes, are nowadays' phones fast enough for this? Here's a video of what I mean on the ...
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Skype is denied to use camera

My Skype on my Android 4.4.4 used to work fine, until about 2 hours ago, when it simply refuses to use my camera, flashing a message (AKA toast) that reads: Skype is denied to use camera What ...
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I can't retrieve my deleted photos back [duplicate]

Please help me...recently I accidentally deleted important pictures if my dad...I couldn't find a good app to retrieve the pictures...please help me what is the best app to retrieve those data back ...
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Lost Camera Pictures on “Samsung Note 10”

Last night, I had some pictures (In Camera Folder), But today all of them except some of older ones are lost and just a broken picture exists, I want to know what happens to them? And why? I should ...
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Galaxy s3 neo (GT-19301i) camera not working after rooted with new firmware

after rooting my galaxy s3 noe (GT-19301i), my mobile camera not working and it says media server error and sometimes server error accurred. what should i do. I downloaded 2 more firmwares but still ...
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Half screen in android whatsapp camera while scanning QR code

I have still the saem problem, My internet is working perfactly.. I have idea 3g network, I have Xperia U running on Android 4.0.4. I cannot scan the barcode because of whatsapp camera is open in 1/4 ...
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How to make stock Camera app silent when shot is taken without preventing phone call ringtone sounds?

This question is basically the same as this one but the canonical answer for that post is not compatible with my particular device for which a discussion and a solution can be found below. I would ...
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How to associate alternative app to stock Gallery app when launched from stock Camera app

I am running Android on a Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo (Android KitKat 4.4.2). I would like the stock Camera application to launch a different application than the stock Gallery application when the small ...
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Storing & getting the device orientation (yaw, pitch, roll) when taking a photo

I want to take a photo and use the stored GPS coordinates and the orientation of the phone to do some calculations. How can I access that information? Alternatively if there is an API to do that I ...
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Store photos automatically into YYYY/MM/DD/ folder

Is it possible to store photos automatically into a YYYY/MM/DD/ folder? With my digital camera (Canon) I get images with gphoto2 and use an exif-tool to store the pictures into a date based ...
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Nexus 5 camera brick/reboot bug

I've had a nexus 5 for a while now, and one issue I've had is that after taking a bunch of photos, it will either freeze and need rebooting, or lightly soft brick wherein I need to plug it in in order ...
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LG G2's native camera app does not want to record anything

Here is my problem : If I try to record a video using my LG G2's native camera app, the recording does not start and tells me that I cannot record a video while calling someone. However, I am not ...
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Camera app that came with Moto G gets caught in processing loop

Camera app that came with Moto G gets caught in processing loop that prevents me from taking photo. Exiting app doesn't always fix problem. Any permanent solution?
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Can't scan QR code for WhatsApp web due to camera inverted or tilted on Galaxy Y Duos

First of all, I already read the other posts about problems reading the QR Code, and my problem is different. I have a Galaxy Y Duos, so my screen is bigger than 4 inches. I do get the "Ok, got it" ...
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my phone doesn't load any picture i take with the camera

I thought there was some sort of problem with my camera but it works just fine except that it doesn't load the pictures i take with it. I take a picture and when i try to view it it turns out to be a ...
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Change aspect ratio of pictures

How can I simply change the aspect ratio of pictures on Android 4.2.2? Say from 1920x1080 to 1920x1280. Background: On my Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, I can take pictures using the native camera app and ...
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Why is there :nopm: in some photo file names?

I was looking at some of the pictures taken with my camera (Google Camera) and there are some that have :nopm: in the file name. The format of the file names are the same, just some contain this after ...
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Camera 'Failed to start" after button pressed on the left side

I started the camera on the Galaxy Tab 3 10.1. One of the buttons on the left side was pressed by a customer. Now whenever I try starting the Camera I get a "Camera Failed to Start" message. How can ...
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How fast can a camera LED normally flash? [closed]

I am thinking of developing an application that turns the LED flash for the Android camera very fast on/off, and I was wondering if anyone knows about hardware/OS limitation specifications. The flash ...
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landscape camera preview while phone is in portrait?

How come this isn't possible? From what I understand, the only way to do this is to crop the vertical video to the proper aspect ratio. But wouldn't this loose a lot of pixels? That's what this app ...
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Dropbox Camera Upload for Camera FV-5 raw (DNG) photos

On Nexus 5 & Android 5, Camera FV-5 can capture raw photos, stored in DNG format. How can I upload the DNG files automatically to some kind of cloud storage? For example, the "Camera Upload" ...
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How do I keep my camera active on Android even when the phone is locked and screen sleeps?

When I play Ingress, Ingress remains active. Even when my screen goes black, if I push the power button, Ingress is still active. I do not need to unlock my phone nor wait for it to "wake up". (The ...
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How can I prevent an APP from using my phone's camera [duplicate]

I have some apps on my HTC One (M8) that want to have access to my camera and microphone (Yahoo Mail app). I have seen on an iOS device that you can disable this access but still run the app. Is ...
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Camera is unable to initialize

This after noon I wanted to take a photo with the camera 8Mpx my Razr i (the large, not the front one) and my phone told me "Camera is Unable to initialize." The front camera works fine however. I ...
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Bind action to hardware key combination

I know that long-pressing power + volume down hardware buttons for a second or so on any screen takes a screenshot - I was hoping to bind an action to the power + volume up combination (specifically I ...
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Rename camera images from exif data using tasker

I apologize if this is a duplicate, I can't find anything up-to-date that really helps answer my question. I know this is nitpicky, but it's been a long battle and I am losing it. For some time, I ...
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Storing pictures on an external storage media

So, I'm new to Android but I came to the conclusion that on 4.2.2, the Camera app doesn't exist as such and is actually part of the Gallery app package. Now my problem is it isn't possible to change ...
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Camera starts on boot after L upgrade - Nexus 10

I upgraded my wife's nexus 10 to L. Since then the camera app runs in foreground after every boot. (It was fine in kitkat). Why would this be? How do I fix it?
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Disable Shutter-Button-Switch-On (on Z3 compact)?

Like some phones, the Z3 from Sony has a dedicated shutter button for the camera - a feature I very much like. And like some (many, most ?) Such phones it has the brain dead "feature" that pressing ...
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How to use my webcam (connect with usb) instead of my device camera?

Recently I got an old logitech webcam, model quickcam pro 5000 http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-QuickCam-Pro-5000-WebCam/dp/B000BDH2XY Since the photo quality of front camera is bad, I think of using ...
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need s.phone to capture image upon external trigger (wire contact) [closed]

Ideal end result: automatic captures in my dropbox after phones external contact is made, such as the earphone cable button being pressed, or another wire contact maybe via the smartphones micro usb ...
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Camera battery consumption report

I am using a Xperia Z3 with android 4.4.4. I can't find how much battery is consumed by the camera app. I tried with the included Power Management-> battery usage option but can't find it there.
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Can't view Location (textual desciption) information in Windows when opening picture taken with Camera app

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII, I have enabled GPS on my device and have also enabled the GPS tag feature in my Camera application. When a picture is taken, GPS information is attached to the image, and ...
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Samsung galaxy s4 camera issue

My camera is failing to operate. I determined that my camera is on "burst mode". My question is how do I turn off the burst mode if I can not access my camera
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How can I save Android photos in the WebP format?

WebP images are at least 20% smaller. Windows can open WebP images after installing the WebP codec.
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Disabled my camera app. Can't find it anymore!

I disabled the camera app on my phone because the front-facing camera wasn't working. I had intended to re-enable it in a minute or two but when I went to my home screen it was not there, and it ...
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Camera Application: How to save icons in top container?

Once I open the camera application on my Samsung Galaxy SIII, I can click on the camera Settings cogwheel icon and then select Edit shortcuts from the slide-out menu to view a list of icons which can ...
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Camera isn't available - Trusted Face ( Android Lollipop - Nexus 5)

Sometimes I've noticed that the Smart Lock - Trusted Face feature doesn't work, no matter what the lighting or the position of my face relative to the phone. I thought that an "Improve face ...
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How can I take a photograph via voice control with Google Camera or CyangoenMod default camera?

I know that I can use Google Search and say "OK Google, Take a picture" to open the chosen camera app. How can I then take a photo? I tried the obvious "snapshot", "take picture" both with and ...
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Why can't I take pictures?

Every time I go into my camera it says "your storage is full" I've deleted apps I've deleted pictures and I've cleared data and cleared cache and everything so why can't I take pictures it and it ...