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It is possible to use the camera without unlocking the Phone (I am using Lineage OS 14.1 on Samsung S4)

But now I would also like to use the Lineage OS Recorder App without unlocking. I often use it for short notices to myself and its really a pain to always type my unlock code for 5 seconds of recording...

Is there a way to use the Recorder App that way? Or is there any other app on fdroid to do so?

  • Yes. You can start recording and lock the phone. Recording be continued without pause/stop – user191256 Jan 7 '18 at 20:36
  • thats not what I want, I want to START recording without unlocking the phone, just like taking a photo without unlocking – Himi Jan 7 '18 at 21:33
  • Hmmm. Okay. Try use Termux application. Install it + termux api. Then you can take a photo from.script termux-camera-photo. Not requires root access. – user191256 Jan 7 '18 at 21:36
  • mh, sorry can you say that again? :) so termux is a terminal for android, thats nice, but how should I use that on my problem? Your last sentence is confusing me – Himi Jan 7 '18 at 21:52
  • Ohh, sorry for my little english. I not understand what you want. Camera photo or video? – user191256 Jan 8 '18 at 7:31

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