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How to take a picture and uploading it with a comment to Flickr, Facebook, and Twitter?

I am coming from the iPhone, and there was using an app called Camera+, which worked well for my workflow. On Android, I am now looking for a way to: On the go, take pictures, and store them ...
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Camera app on HTC Sensation keeps crashing

I have an HTC Sensation, about two years old. It's running Gingerbread, rooted but not modded or custom-rommed. All of a sudden, the native camera app started crashing - i.e. it opens and immediately ...
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Crashing video camera in CyanogenMod 7.2

I just updated CyanogenMod 7 to 7.2 on my Nexus One. Now when I go to camera → photo mode it works well, but if I switch to video mode it just crashes. I tried to find an answer on the ...
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Why do the photos taken on my HTC One X not have a date/time displayed on them?

When I take a photo on my HTC One X, the date and time that the picture was taken do not appear appear (printed) on the photo. I can't set the date or time in the settings, either. If I use a third ...
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Is there a camera app which would let you access the gallery?

In this accepted answer user @Parth Mehrotra writes: You can't really change the things camera intent has to offer, and if you do find a device where the camera app would let you access the ...
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With the Android 4.2 camera app, how can I tell if I have a GPS lock?

My Galaxy Nexus has just been updated to v4.2 of Jellybean, Google seem to have totally changed the camera app in this update and there's a few functions that I just can't find. As I'm travelling a ...
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Can the Android Jelly Bean camera app be set to take pictures as they appear on screen?

After my most recent Android update, the camera app has changed the way pictures are framed. While they used to be taken as they appear on the screen, they are now stored with "extra space", i.e., as ...
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Why is the HDR button missing?

This article mentions a new HDR camera mode that's available in Android 4.2: but my Galaxy Nexus doesn't show that option: Why not?
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Jurisdictions where camera shutter sound is mandated by law [closed]

I found some claims that it is illegal to disable the shutter sound on phone cameras in some countries. However, I found few reliable references on the matter. Do you know of any laws in your part of ...
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How can I save photos that I take with my Android's camera in a lossless format?

How can I save the images captured with my Android's camera in RAW or TIFF format? Are there any apps, ROM/kernel Modifications or other methods that will allow me to accomplish this? Technically I ...
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How to use camera without unlocking phone? (Jelly Bean on S3)

I put Jelly Bean on my Verizon Samsung Galaxy SIII using http://www.cyanogenmod.com/blog/cyanogenmod-10-m2. I know that it should be possible for me to use my camera to take pictures quickly (without ...
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How can I reboot the Camera device using the command line on a rooted phone [closed]

I have an Lg Optimus one(LG-P509) running CyanogenMod7 stable. Apparently there is a bug with the camera device. If the screen is turned off while the camera is active, the camera won't initialize ...
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How to enable a PIN but allow quick access to camera?

In Android 4.1, when you set the lock screen security to "slide", you can quickly access the camera by sliding left. Is there a way to get a similar sliding mechanism, but at the same time require a ...
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Why “media seems to be more than allowed space and cannot be uploaded” and how to get fast uploading of images to social sites such as Twitter? [closed]

I have photo-uploading such as Twitter in my default Android -camera-app. It works some time but some time it fails, problems such as lag and odd errors about the size of the pictures. I don't like ...
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How to make camera start faster

Everyone knows that start Android camera sometimes is a pain, specially if you wish to take a picture of something that lasts only some seconds. What I want to know is: is there a way or an app that ...
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How can I edit/remove my pictures in Android -devices on desktop?

I want to remove a bunch of images and it is extremely slow in Android. I want to edit things directly in Desktop, maybe such services with something like Google Picasa (?). In other words, how can I ...
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Does Huawei Honor support silent camera mode in Ice Cream Sandwich?

I use the app Camera Zoom FX for taking photos. On Gingerbread, I was able to mute its sounds via the settings. After updating to Ice Cream Sandwich, I always hear a sound when taking a photo. Since ...
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Galaxy ace camera app does not open and shows warning: ErrorMessageHandler.handleMessage(-1) [closed]

After dropping device in water, I am trying to open my galaxy ace camera app, but it doesn't open. rather than it shows a warning message: Warning: camera failed ...
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Does Xperia Mini have automatic camera flash?

Just today I learned that Sony did a nasty trick with Xperia Ray and it features only manual flash. So I would like to be now super sure how it is with Xperia Mini -- does it have normal automatic ...
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Camera - Using the flash to illuminate in camera mode?

On my HTC One-X the Camera app can take videos or photos. When recording video you can turn the flash on to provide some illumination. Is there a way of doing this while in the camera mode when ...
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Does camera clarity vary with to the app?

I own an old HTC Wildfire A333. I recently switched it back to the HTC Sense ROM and I saw that the quality of pictures taken with the default HTC camera app seem better. Not slightly. Quite a ...
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Disable 4.1.1 camera slide effect

I've noticed since the 4.1.1 update that every time a photo is taken there's this very distracting slide effect that transitions the photo you've just snapped off the screen, replacing it with the ...
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How to create a safe copy of every new photo/video right after shooting?

Is there any app that can secretly duplicate every photo/video right after it was taken? Maybe using inotify? Update: I was thinking about this while reading a story about a journalist whose phone ...
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Camera app is missing from my Galaxy Nexus

I ran bigxie's 4.1 jellybean for a while, worked great, switched to the same brand but 4.1.1 instead (I always do a full wipe) and since then I have issues with my camera. I think the installation of ...
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Auto-Enhance Multiple Photos In Gallery?

Is there a way to auto-enhance multiple selected photos without picking one by one which supposedly takes more time since it returns me to start of photos list and I have to navigate and find last ...
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Cannot take pictures without SD card inserted. Any solutions?

I have no SD card in my Android phone's SD card slot. Therefore I cannot take any photos or upload any. I have tried installing other camera apps to see if one of them might have its own storage but ...
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Motorola Atrix 2 native camera app failing

I use the native camera app and many of my recent pictures either have a large grey area with no information: or noise in the picture made of bits of another picture: Is this a known problem? ...
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Face detector accuracy tests [closed]

Has anybody measured/found some accuracy tests for the face detection functions in Android SDK? By example, what percent of a random image database can it correctly recognize? How does it handle ...
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Camera app that takes picture as soon as it has focus

I'm at a concert and I want to leave the camera app open and have it snap multiple photos as soon as it has focus. Is there an app for that?
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HTC Desire HD Crash on Photo click

Not sure if this is the right forum to ask this question. My phone crashes every time I try to take a picture with 20-30% battery. I have tried with Low and Mid quality picture (1-3 MB) but this ...
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How to disable Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Camera permanently?

Need to permanently disable Wi-Fi, bluetooth and camera for work on a few work only devices. Can this be done through Terminal? I've tried ifconfig to disable Wi-Fi but it just enables automatically ...
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Ubuntu One and Continuous Shot on the Evo 4g LTE [closed]

I have a new Evo 4G LTE phone and I use the Ubuntu One app to automatically upload my pictures to my Ubuntu One account. Unfortunately, while my normal single-shot pictures are uploaded correctly, ...
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How do I get the camera of the Lenovo ThinkPad to stop making a sound when I take a picture? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the 'click' sound on the camera app? I'm not sure if this question is specific to Lenovo ThinkPads or if it is more general to Android 3.1 ...
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Deleting Pictures through adb - Yet They Remain in Gallery

I'm attempting to write a script to test out a camera for long periods of time, and one of the issues right now is the fact that it runs out of space when pictures are taken. My initial approach is to ...
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After upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich my Samsung Galaxy S2 camera cannot focus

After upgrading to new Android version (Ice Cream Sandwich) my camera cannot focus. All the pictures made by my phone are blurry (not focused). I tried to reset camera settings to default, I tried ...
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Is there an ICS ROM for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 that has camera support?

I'm keen to upgrade my Galaxy Tab 10.1 to Android 4, ICS. My Tab is already rooted and running 3.2. However, it seems most ICS ROMs, for some reason, don't support the camera, which is a deal ...
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How to change Exposure when it is not possible

If i understand correctly, exposure is the measure of lightness in a picture. In my phone, there are no settings by which I can set it manually (it does it automatically), I use to put my hand on ...
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Instagram creates a new “Camera” folder, how do I deal with it?

I'm on Android 2.3.4, Xperia Active. And I have downloaded and installed Instagram. Normally when I take pictures on the stock Camera app, my photos gets sent to sdcard/DCIM/100ANDRO. However, when I ...
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Activity Camera (in application Camera) is not responding

I am having a strange issue with my Camera app. When I open the application, I received the following message: Activity Camera (in application Camera) is not responding after about 5 seconds. ...
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All portrait pictures are upside down

All pictures that I take in portrait mode with the stock camera app are upside down. I assume this is because when I take them I still hold my phone like a camera, not like a mobile phone. I could ...
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Droid RAZR MAXX encryption downgrades max camera resolution

After submitting my DROID RAZR MAXX to the whims of my company's OLA for getting access to work mail, calendar, and contacts, it was encrypted, including the storage. Encryption notified me, before ...
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Is there any app that measures the distance using the camera?

I have found tools like Smart Ruler that helps us measuring length using the screen. But for objects bigger than the screen I imagine there are apps that use the camera and focal length to show ...
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number in the top right corner of the camera app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does the blue 0 mean in the top right hand corner of my camera? What is the number shown in the top right corner of the camera app that comes installed with Android ...
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Google video hangouts on 2.3.5 Android phones?

Can one use Google's video hangout on a 2.3.5 Android phone with front camera? My phone has both a front camera and a back camera.
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Barcode Scanning with a low res camera (3.2mp)

I have two phones, one has a 3.2mp camera, the other has an 8mp camera. I downloaded the 'Barcode Scanner' app on both phones, it works on the 8mp phone but the 3.2mp phone doesnt pick up any barcodes ...
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Auto focus not working on Galaxy Nexus

I seem to have lost the auto focus capability on my Nexus. The phone is stock, only one update done (so it's XWKL2). I don't use the camera much, but I think I had auto focus when I first started ...
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Samsung Galaxy S, Front facing camera is not an option

First off, I'm very very new to this. How do I activate my front facing camera in my Galaxy S? It's up to date on software according to the US Cellular store, I brought it in for an update not long ...
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Camera not focusing [closed]

I have an a500 tab with hc3.2 rooted and I recently noticed that the camera is not focusing anymore. I can shoot photos at very close distance only, and this affects my ability to read qr tags too if ...
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Can I disable the camera sound in the new ICS camera app (in silent mode)?

Android got a brand new camera app with ICS. The old camera app from previous android versions didn't play a sound when the phone is in silent mode, the new one does. Obviously this can be somewhat ...
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Camera time delay on 2.3.5? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a zoom and timer functionality on Nexus S camera? Is there any app that will let one use a time-delay shot with the phone's camera on Android 2.3.5? The default ...