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Camera focus problem

I have a xolo q1000s. The manual focus as well as autofocus in the back camera isnt working. Pls advise whether its a hardware or software problem. And, yes I have tried resetting the camera but didnt ...
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how to get sony hdr-az1 to automatically overwrite sd card?

I have a sony HDR-AZ1 action cam and use it as a dashcam. I want it to automatically overwrite the oldest recorded video when the SD card is full, but cannot figure out how to do this. Currently the ...
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Android camera app with headset button working as a shutter [duplicate]

Are there any Android KitKat-compatible camera apps that recognize headset button as a trigger? What I ultimately need is just a normal camera app where you can take pics pressing the button on the ...
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Android 4.4 Kit-Kat, wired headset button as camera shutter

I am using Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 with vanilla Android 4.4.4 OS. I have a single-button wired headset and I want that its button works as a camera shutter. By default when this headset is plugged in: ...
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Using google cam to make horizontal 180-degree fisheye pics

On my Nexus 5, I'd like to use the google camera in panorama mode to make a 180-degree fisheye photo. I want to do this holding my phone in such a way that the lens is looking UPWARDS (towards the ...
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Orange colored screen when taking a picture

I used to be able to take selfie pictures with my Samsung Galaxy S3 without any issues. I tried doing so today several times and each time, I just get an orange colored screen. I haven't tried ...
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Use Android camera to monitor LED [closed]

I want to use an old Android device camera to monitor a red LED lamp on a machine and send email when the lamp turns on. In other words I seek a way to do these two things: keep the camera on and ...
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Camera apps with infinite focus

Are there any Android apps that support focus at infinity? In practical terms, having Google Nexus 5, roughly 25% of the pictures I take are out of focus (usually caused by having macro-focus instead ...
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Importing photos finds all image files, not just camera pictures, with windows 7

Importing files with windows7 will detect all phone photo files and not just those under camera/DCIM directory , want to use windows so can change files names same way as when importing from camera, I ...
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How to use android phone's camera as a webcam [duplicate]

I want to use my phone's camera for webcam purpose in a project. My phone is Q Mobile A700 Noir which is basically an android phone. I downloaded its PC suite which Q Mobile provides. Now when I try ...
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Video data location from external camera?

Can anyone tell me the file, directory or path in an Android device that camera data would be sent to from an external video camera that is connected via WiFi or Bluetooth (like a WiFi enabled GoPro ...
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4K Video Recording with the Camera2 API

In the Android L Preview, Google released the Camera2 API. Does this mean in L, any phone with a 5MP camera would be able to shoot 2K video and any 13MP camera would be able to shoot 4K video, and is ...
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How to list apps, which have a permission to access the camera?

I am experiencing the problem with the mm-qcamera-daemon on a Nexus 5 with 4.4.4, as described in this question. I would like to know if there is a way to see which apps have a permission to access ...
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Select which Dropbox account to synchronize with when camera upload is on

I installed Dropbox on my rooted Samsung Galaxy SIII that runs Android 4.1.2. I have 2 Dropbox accounts, one personal, one Dropbox account for business. When turning on the camera upload, how can I ...
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Displaying photos in “years, collections, moments” structure?

Since iOS7 the photos has been organized by time and location and I find it quite handy to find photos, however when I switch to Android it's quite a painful experience to find photos. Is there any ...
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Can I disable the gallery preview icon in the Galaxy S4's camera app?

The camera on my Galaxy S4 has a box in the top left corner of the screen which shows photos from the Gallery. How do I turn that off? I only want to be looking at the camera screen.
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Camera doesn't work on Nexus 5 running Android L

The camera on the Nexus 5 has stopped working. Coming from a reboot, I can open the camera app, see the camera is working, but as soon as I click to take a picture (or video), the app crashes (tried ...
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Photo counter reset

I have Android 4.0.4 on my Sony Xperia Ion (LT28at). It never saves photo counter - everytime I empty DCIM/100ANDRO folder, it begins creating photos from DSC_0001.jpg. Is there a way to set this ...
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Is there a way to retrieve information from the camera on an android device?

What I'm wondering is if I snap a picture of an analog gauge is there a way I can get the camera to pull information about the position of the needles on the gauge? Take an analog alarm clock for ...
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Help Needed. Cam/PC link

Hello fellow enthusiasts, I am in need of help and would be very thankful to anyone who can take a few minutes and help me solve this issue. Here is my problem. I would like to open a Youtube channel ...
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Camera stopped working, how to check if it's hardware problem?

I'm quite sure this is hardware problem. I tried the following: cleared application cache and restarted phone tried alternative camera applications reset phone to factory settings (still doesn't ...
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Retrica not working

I installed Retrica on my samsung galaxy s i9003, but when I opened it I could just see blue pixels instead of the image captured by my camera. I tried to change the parameters of the app, reboot my ...
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How to watch a periodically shot image on other PC/Smartphone via Internet (no local WIFI)?

There are a lot of webcam apps for Android. Unfortunately most work only in a local WIFI network, real streaming of the android cam over internet seems rather tricky, but not impossible. I'm just ...
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Do 3rd party camera apps really improve picture quality? [duplicate]

I've got a Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo (Jelly Bean). It has a 5 mp camera but I'm not satisfied with the picture quality. Will it help if I use another app like Camera Zoom FX or anything? If yes, then ...
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Is it possible to make my phone as a remote shutter?

Is it possible to set a android phone to act as a remote shutter that can connect multiple devices (phones and/or camera) via bluetooth to take photos?
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Samsung Note 3 Phone - Clicking camera button fails to take picture

Frequently, I see x1.0 in the middle of my camera preview screen, to the left of a small white box. I'd like to know what exactly that means, but it seems like when it is there, I cannot take a ...
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Does android Support RAW image capturing?

I'd like to capture RAW images from my Droid Camera rather than those compressed jpg's, is there anyway to achieve this? EDIT: I saw that it's not possible due to kernel limitation, but, what kind of ...
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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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Use camera from web page? [closed]

Is it possible to use/control the camera from (or at least initially from) a web page? I'd like to come in as a web page (not an app) but then be able to take a picture or pictures and package them ...
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Camera not Working

Since a couple of days, my brand new Sony Xperia M2 (less than a week old) now has the error message '"unfortunatly, camera has stopped' every time i try to use the camera. I've googled, and even ...
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ghost overlay when filming video with stock camera

When playing back a video taken with the stock camera app of Ganbarou 4.4 (built on CM) on a galaxy tab 10.1 (v1), it somehow shows the scene which should not have been filmed just below the video ...
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Is there any way to find out which application if any uses the camera?

I got a camera failed warning (which disappeared after rebooting): is there any way to find out which application if any uses the camera? I use Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1.2.
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Advanced camera settings on Nexus 5

I have a nexus 5, with android 4.4.4. How can i change advanced camera settings? (iso, shutter speed etc...)
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Can I change the way photos are numbered? [duplicate]

When I take a set of photos on my phone, they are numbered DSC_0001 and increment with every photo I take. I then upload them to my file server and then pull them down to my desktop to edit, rotate, ...
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Does Android support the external USB devices?

Does Android support the external USB devices like PC keyboard, joystick, camera or other devices that can be connected to the PC? If so, then do I need some additional software, or is it enough to ...
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Rotate the camera view of another app

I'm using the video streaming app of Bambuser. But they only allow you to record in landscape mode, while I want to film in portrait mode. Forcing the app to rotate does not rotate what the camera ...
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Saving pix from Google camera to SD card

I have tried all the suggestions in the forum, but to no avail... What I have: Galaxy S4, 8GB internal, 64GB SD card, Omega ROM with Android 4.3 (TouchWiz); has Samsung camera AND Google camera (with ...
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App that uses default camera to save in a non-default location

I am looking for an application that does the above. Preferably, I could create application shortcuts for different save locations. Also, a Dropbox option would be nice but not required since I ...
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What could cause the camera to turn on automatically while the phone is in standby?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 (the blue one just to help set the scene) running Android version 4.4.2 My phone was sleeping beside me peacefully on my desk in standby mode (or whatever you call it when ...
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Issue module camera Galaxy S5?

**I get this issue after doing the latest update ** I get this bug front camera by *#0*#
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High Speed Camera?

Since my phone (HTC One M7) can record in 720p at 60 fps, I'm curious if it's possible to record smaller video, like 320x240, at much higher speeds, like 180 fps. Is the 60 fps a hard coded limit?
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How to import photos from a digital camera using USB OTG?

I have some simple digital camera for my kids with only internal memory. I do have some windows software for it to import the photos. The windows software looks a bit outdated, but it works. When I ...
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Android phone fell in salt water [duplicate]

My android set fell in salty water. It is working fine but the camera is not working, it shows 'Cannot connect camera'. Please tell me how to repair it?
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nexus 5 camera display

How can I change the view on my camera so that the image I'm looking at is fully displayed on the screen? At the moment there is grey padding at the bottom with the camera icon I press to take a ...
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Sony Z1 Compact: will encrypting my phone disable the camera button?

I just bought a Sony Z1 Compact with Android 4.4. It has a special camera button on the side. When the phone is off, you can press this button for a longer time, and the camera apps opens directly, ...
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Camera App keeps on updating

Google made their camera app update available on the play store. This update does replace the system app. BUT I do not want that update, since I use the countdown-timer, wich is not available after ...
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How to disable the camera sound on a Huawei G525?

I have a Huawei G525 (Android 4.2 jelly bean). The Camera makes a sound when taking photos even when it's in silent mode. How do I disable the shutter sound altogether?
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How do I get HDR+ working on Cyanogenmod for Nexus 5?

HDR+ does not work on Cyanogenmod for Nexus 5. The Google Camera app simply crashes when selecting HDR+. How do I get it working?
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Camera Failed Error on Samsung Galaxy S3

Getting error message on Samsung Galaxy S3, running Android 4.3. Have tried rebooting, clearing Data, Cache and Force Stop with no success. Thanks for any help!
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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 ...