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You'll need root to delete the sound file, but this should be it: Delete /system/media/audio/ui/camera_click.ogg Repercussions? It won't play the sound anymore? :) Alternatively, you could download another camera app that does not produce a camera sound.


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The built-in Camera app on the Galaxy S can use the front facing camera. It's called "Self Shot Mode" and I've used it on mine once or twice, easiest way to grab a quick picture of you and a friend when there's no one else around to take the shot. Open the camera app, press the square symbol at the top-left (the mode button), press Self-Shot, smile at the ...


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Moto G doesn't have a Gyroscope Sensor (but it has an accelerometer) that's why Moto G didn't get the photosphere option. Actually Panorama doesn't require a gyroscope. While there are obviously ways to do panoramas without a gyroscope. It looks like they use the same engine as Photosphere to do the panoramas. So app also lacks Panorama. Source Thread ...


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I couldn't find a way to do it or an app that would do it. There were a couple out there that claimed to have manual focus but basically just did what you described as "assisted auto focus." I found this thread at XDA where some people have been looking through the code to find a way to add the manual focus. From what they found it appears that it is ...


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More often than not, Digital. Consider: How in the world would the motor for moving a lens fit in a phone case? For that matter, where would the find the room to have variable focal length? Would the manufacturers really put such a battery-drainer in the unit? How much more expensive would it be, too? Should somebody actually come up with a phone with ...


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I've had a little look at this now that Android 4.2 source is out. It turns out that HDR isn't done by the camera app itself, it's a scene mode that needs to be supported by the operating system implementation and/or drivers. The camera app will remove the HDR button if: You're not on API level 17 (Android 4.2) or above, or; ...


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Al Everett has suggested that "no Android camera has [optical zoom]", but the 14-Megapixel Altek Leo Android seems to have 3x optical zoom "(not digital like other cellphones)." The Altek Leo won't be available until at least 2011, though.


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Camera Details for Android Devices HTC EVO 4G (pc world article, ov8812 sensor specs, engadget review, androidpolice review) Sensor size: 4.6mm × 3.5mm (~16.2mm²) Megapixels: 8mpix Pixel density: 49mpix/cm² Max aperture: can't find anywhere 35mm EFL: 38mm Max ISO: 1250 Low-light quality: ? Color rendition (subjective): good Optics: jpeg and ...


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It can if you turn the function on in the settings. In the settings menu there's an option for "GPS", that when checked turns on geotagging: via GSM Arena & CareAce


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When you're in the camera, just use the normal volume to turn sound all the way down. This worked for me on stock Nexus One running Froyo.


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If you have "Tasker" installed, then Create an application context for the camera app Create a task to set system volume down to zero. When you exit the camera app, the system volume is restored to its original state.


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IP Webcam (Turns your phone into a network camera with multiple viewing options.) (alternate direct link) EDIT: fixed link


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As long as you have GPS switched on on your phone (on a Galaxy S the easiest way to do this is from the buttons that appear when you pull the notification bar down from the top of the screen) and have GPS switched on in the camera, you should see the "satellite receiver" GPS icon appear and start flashing when you open the camera app. As long as you see this ...


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Try downloading and using a third-camera app from the market. The restriction is apparently on the stock camera app, not on the hardware (the camera itself). I downloaded Retro Camera, and it is able to take a picture when my Galaxy S is on low battery. That might not be the app you want, so do a search on the market with the keyword "Camera".


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Follow these steps, if the icon in (3) has a line through it then it will not store your location in your images. Open the menu Choose settings Tap the location icon


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The manufacturer is trying to help you. Walking around taking photos with a tablet makes you look like a twerp, so they try to discourage you by not putting a good quality camera in there. That might be a slightly silly answer, but it's not entirely untrue. Taking photos with your phone is really popular these days, because you always have your phone with ...


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The best way to tell if it is digital or optical: Do the pixels look blown up (and therefore blurry)?


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Open the camera app and press the button that looks like a camera with a circular arrow under it. (original picture from this article about ICS on thetechlabs.com)


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I found the setting, and something interesting as well: Settings > Accessibility > Flash notification When I came into the settings it was already unchecked, yet my phone was exhibiting behavior as if it was. I had to check the setting and exit the menus. Then I went back in to uncheck the setting and exited the menus again. This time the setting ...


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Well, at least I've been using the front facing camera for video phone calls. Seems to work well enough between Samsung Galaxy S phones, haven't tested with other phones yet.


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This is, unfortunately, not adjustable in the stock version of Android. If you root there are 3rd party versions that modify this low battery level.


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droidVNC Server allows you to view your Android device's screen live on the computer through USB with ADB or over Wifi. You will also need a VNC client on your PC. You can see a video of this in action on the developer's website. This is for rooted devices only. It's my understanding that you need to have a rooted device to get this type of interaction ...


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I have the same problem here in Brazil. Last year, I bought a Galaxy S, and the photos had that red color in the center. I went to the store and exchanged it for another one, which had the same problem. I went to the store and returned it. I decided for an iPhone 4. Now, I got bored with iPhone 4 and this week I bought another Galaxy S, it has the same ...


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Alright, I went through the sourcecode and the answer is surprisingly obvious: Yes, this can often be muted by simply using the volume keys while using the app or adjusting the volume of the media audio channel in the preferences. The media volume is used, regardless if the device is in normal, silent or vibrate mode. But it depends on where you bought ...


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I believe this is a "feature" of the new Jelly Bean camera. You probably won't be able to change it without resorting to using another camera app (like Camera Zoom FX) or installing a custom ROM.


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The camera on the Samsung Galaxy S 3 does have a timer. Click the gear to bring up the settings menu. Timer is nearly halfway down, between Focus mode and Resolution.


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You can do this with your native camera app. But you have to have JB 4.2 (Not 4.1.x). Go to the camera. Tap on the camera icon and pick the item that looks like a small globe with a panorama stretched over it. That's the Photo Sphere mode. Take a picture as usual. Keep your camera steady. You should see a message to align your camera with the blue dot. ...


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The delay is because the Android media scanner process doesn't run constantly. There's an app in the market to force it to run -- http://www.appbrain.com/app/com.addz.mediascanner I haven't used this app personally, but it is highly rated.


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Droidcam is supposed to do it over wifi. Qik is a good option if you don't need a computer in the loop.


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There is no mention of physical zoom on the HTC Dream specification page. (To my knowledge no Android camera has that.)



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