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Unmount (or “eject”) specific components from an Android device programmatically?

How can I unmount (or "eject") specific components (such as camera, speaker or display) from an Android device programmatically? The same way I unmount an SD card for example. I didn't find anything ...
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How does one share Samsung camera “Virtual Shot” (3D spin-around) photos?

I recently traveled to Europe and took dozens of beautiful 3D spin-around shots using Samsung built-in camera's "Virtual Shot" mode photos. These look amazing on my phone, but I want to share them ...
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What does the “no thumbnail” error mean?

I am able to take photos with my tablet, but when I try to view them I get a blank screen with the message "no thumbnail". I never had this problem before. I can see older pictures with no problems ...
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How to default to low res images on Samsung S5?

We have a web app which requires image uploads as part of a report. On the lowest res setting on the Samsung S5 for the back camera the setting is still 6 megs. This resolution makes the upload ...
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Android, Camera2basic app, has very dark preview in Android 6.0 LGG3 [closed]

The new API, perhaps only on LG G3, seems to have something changed. I'm using the sample code: https://github.com/googlesamples/android-Camera2Basic On my nexus 4, the code runs perfectly, but on ...
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Is it possible to use a usb camera with Android? [closed]

It is necessary to recognize the motion and record video live. Developing for Mini-PC Android. Tell me where to begin? PS Maybe I'll repeat the question, but I am not guided in English. Sorry for ...
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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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Copy / move photos in a monthly folder?

Folks; unsure whether or not this question is too trivial and/or whether I am overlooking something obvious. One of my primary use cases for the smartphone is taking and processing mobile images, and ...
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Nexus 5 fron camera freezes, android 4.4.2

front camera in my nexus 5 freezes when im trying to switch to it. When I do it in camera app it just shows black screen, and in snapchat it just crashes the app. It stopped working after I installed ...
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Where is the camera button in the Google Image Search webpage on my Android?

Device: Samsung Galaxy S3 OS: 4.1.1 I want to do a reverse image search on my S3 phone. When I open up the Google Image Search homepage, the "camera" button is nowhere to be found. So, I cannot ...
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Add meta information to photos?

Is there a decent camera app that will easily let me add a bit of text to my photos and store that text in the image file as EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata? So far I have tried the stock Samsung camera app, ...
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samsung galaxy s7: dark photos with sunlight

i recently bought a samsung galaxy s7. the camera is really great at night, but at daytime the photos are turning out way too dark. i tried tweaking the settings, also in manual mode but didn't help. ...
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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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Control Camera with Pro settings like in Lumia camera

Are there any apps that would let us change ISO(preferably upto 3200), shutter speed upto 4 seconds , etc? Because , i really wanna try some long exposure photography on an android device. following ...
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Galaxy S4 Video Recording: File Size Limit & Frequent Blurring

I'm trying to use Galaxy S4 as a video camera for recording offline usergroups. Apart from whether it's a good idea, it's generally succeeding, but there are some critical problems: Android file ...
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Camera app disappear and camera wont work in other apps

I have a problem: The camera app on my android phone just disappeared and even if i might try accessing it through Whatsapp or Imo or any other app using a camera, there is an error message (You may ...
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Warning: [Video] Recording Failed

I recently got a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and was using it just fine. I imported all of my previous apps and app data and everything went smoothly. Then, a few weeks later, I tried to record a video, ...
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Importing only “camera” photos from Android phone (to Windows)

I'd like to backup my photos off my Android cell phone camera into Windows (e.g. Win7 or Win10). But not other photos from the phone (e.g. WhatsApp photos). When I connect my phone to my Windows ...
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What's this persistent Camera-app notification in Android 6.0?

I've been using my Nexus 5X for about a week now, but this morning was the first time I noticed the following notification: Backstory: I snapped a few photos this morning (w/ default camera app). ...
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What is Motorola Camera app's Photo naming convention?

The Images are saved as IMG_yyyyMMdd_kkmmssSSS.jpg Here, the yyyyMMdd part in filenames matches the first half of the photo's EXIFDate/Time data. Can anyone please help me out with figuring out the ...
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Flashed CM13 on LG G3 Beat, can't access rear camera

When opening the default camera app it going straight to the front camera (selfie) and there's no option to switch to the back camera. Tried different apps from the store, they all have the switch ...
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Using WhatsApp on Web, but camera not working? [closed]

I'd like to use WhatsApp on my web browser but I can't scan the QR code. Opening the scanner on the QR code brings the error "Cannot start camera" Is there any workaround to scanning the WhatsApp web ...
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How to disable autofocus and set focus to infinity?

I almost never take any close up pictures with my Galaxy Nexus (and when I do, it'd be more convenient to manually switch into some kind of macro mode). How do I stop the auto-focus from trying all ...
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Streaming Camera between two android phones without Internet

Is it possible to stream live camera from one android phone to other without Internet using wifi-hotspot of one these phones? I have tried IP webcam app. But the other mobile's browser can't connect ...
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Camera on Galaxy Note 3 is sideways!

I don't know what happens but the camera is sideways. No matter the way I hold the phone, it will always show the image and the resulting photo sideways. If I point to the computer screen right now ...
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How do you skip the PIN to go directly to the camera from the lock screen?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1.2 (standard, not rooted). I previously had an iPhone, and the feature I miss the most is the ability to go directly to the camera from the lock screen ...
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Where to find com.sonyericsson.android.camera?

i want to update Sony Camera app on my device, i tried to install the new version as normal APK but that didn't work, because of signature problems i think, i get 'package not installed', however, i ...
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Camera stopped working on Yu Yureka

My Yu Yureka phone went dead (that is, the screen was blank) and was returned by Micromax after one month after sending it for repairing. I now find that the camera and flash have stopped working and ...
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Multiple Camera Folders in the Gallery

Ever since I changed the settings in my camera to store the images on my external SD, there have been two folders in my gallery called "camera." One of these is where all of my photos that I take ...
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Camera on lg fino d290n won't take pictures anymore after factory reset

Bought lg fino d290n from my good friend,worked fine untill I did factory reset,she installed so much apps,I wanted phone clean.After reset,both cameras,front and back won't take pictures anymore,when ...
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Android camera error

I used to have TouchWiz 4.1.2 on my Samsung Galaxy Express, and now I have CyanogenMod 10.1. The stock CM camera has this weird behaviour of - for lack of a better explanation - not letting go of ...
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What is the difference between “Auto focus” and “Macro” modes of focus?

In Samsung Android phones, I've seen two options for selecting the focus mode which are Auto focus and Macro modes in the Camera settings. So, just want to know what is the difference between them? ...
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Rear or Front Facing Camera through EXIF Data?

I am creating an app that separates selfies from picture taken with the rear-facing camera. I am not doing this 'in real-time' so I started looking at the EXIF data. I have compared the standard ...
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How can I take a photo when battery <20%?

How can I take photo when battery level is less than 20%? My Samsung Galaxy S always says "battery low" and then closes the camera application when I try to. Is there a way to get around this? Or is ...
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How to remove camera shortcut on lock screen?

I want to remove the short cut from my phone's lock screen I find it quite annoying and have not found anything in settings or through my own searches. I'd like to get rid of the short-cut in the ...
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Camera Firmware not installed on GT-I9515L

TL;DR My Rear Camera doesn't work and the Firmware version for it is null and I think I need to install it manually. How do I do that in a Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9515L with PDA I9515LUBU1BOJ1 and CSC ...
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How can a camera takes 8MP pictures in a SoC with 5MP support only?

In general specifications of Mediatek MT6572, it supports up to 5MP camera, but this product Yezz Andy A4M is supposed to support 8MP camera which is theorically not possible unless the camera is ...
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Cannot record 1080p video with most apps

I have rooted ZTE v987 and according to specification it has ability to record 1080p@30fps video. The problem is - I can't do this with most apps. I changed my ROM multiple times and every time I have ...
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Samsung Galaxy SII camera blank

The camera in a Samsung Galaxy SII GT-I9100 shows a black screen. Photos cannot be taken either. However, pressing the shutter does seem to activate the flash sometimes. Even the front cam fails! I'...
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Will a factory data reset make my camera working again?

I was having low memory on my Sony Xperia phone and while emptying space, I removed some files related to the phone camera. Since then it is showing the following error on starting the camera - ...
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No 4K option Letv 1s

Last week i bought a Letv 1s mobile. In the device specification it states that the mobile has 4K support. And so the hardware info details. But It dont have 4K options in the default camera app.. ...
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Storage problem?

I'm having a weird issue. I'm using a Sony Xperia Z1s running lollipop. I noticed a few days ago that Spotify was giving me a notification that says "No Storage Area Found. Check the device storage ...
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How can I disable (only) the rear facing camera?

I have a Droid Maxx running Android 4.4, but the rear facing camera has a problem. I tried replacing it once, and it worked for a few minutes, but went bad again. The front facing camera works fine. ...
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How to emulate camera input in Android? (To activate Whatsapp Web)

I have an Android device without a camera and I run Whatsapp on that device. I want to activate Whatsapp Web from this device. Unfortunately, the only way to do this is to scan a QR-code, and I can't ...
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Camera app creates too many albums on photos.google.com

I'm amazed by how Android devices and photos.google.com are linked nicely, but one thing is that in my shared page, I see too many folders presumably created by the camera app on my Android phones, ...
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How to turn off the camera shutter sound on LG G2 mini?

Where is located the camera shutter sound file on LG G2 mini (Android 4.4.2)? Or how else to turn that annoying sound off? None of the solutions recommended in similar questions here does work. The ...
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Can I login to Whatsapp Web without scanning the QR code?

My camera doesn't work. I already tried downloading different camera applications but none of them worked. Problem is physical not software-related. How can I login to Whatsapp Web without scanning ...
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How do I record slow motion video on the LG G5?

With the camera in auto mode I can select slo-mo from the mode menu and it displays 'Tap (camera) to record slow motion video'. However, when I record it's at normal speed and I see no options for ...
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Volume down button on Google drive scanner not working on stock android

On CM13 the scanner on google drive could be triggered with the volume down button. But since I switched back to stock this does not work anymore. How can I enable this function again?
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mac: usb android file transfer suddenly stopped working

File transfer and photo transfer between mac and android did work fine for me. suddenly iphoto didn't download photos. an update was installed but still no transfer. now I have tried with android file ...