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My Pixel 3 (standard size--why no tag?) had both camera and video shortcuts on the home screen. I must've pocked-edited it, because the video camera one is gone. I can't figure out how to add it back. There's no dedicated video camera app.

Thanks much.

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Long press on the default camera icon from the home screen and there should be popup menu with "Take a video"

Screenshot of Pixel 2 default Camera app long press icon menu

Press and hold on "Take a video" from the popup menu to create a "Take a Video" shortcut which you can drag and place on your home screen.

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  • Thanks, but that's one of the first things I tried. It's not like that anymore. I get 'Pause app' and 'App info' in Android 11.
    – isherwood
    May 9 '21 at 0:05
  • Strange. I'm running a Pixel 2, Android 10 OS, Pixel Launcher version 10, Camera version 7.4.201.322479879. I don't see any options in Pixel Launcher settings that would block the behavior. A suggestion would be to try Nova Launcher but as I'm reading through the Google Play feedback, I see some similar reports and noticed: 9to5google.com/2020/01/01/pixel-launcher-icons-disappear. May 9 '21 at 3:51

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