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Questions tagged [camera]

For questions related to rear camera (backside camera) on Android devices. Questions regarding front camera should be tagged with [front-camera]

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Remote control camera?

Can I remote control the camera on one Android phone from another? Ideally I want to stream the camera from Android1 to Android2 (without internet) so that I can see exactly what I am taking taking a ...
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Why camera taking 2 copies at a time?

I'm using Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 with Android Pie. So when I take a shot from default camera it does saving two copies at a time. Same for front camera.
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4k Photos or just video?

I've seen in the updates that 4k 60fps has been added but I cannot find a setting to take 4k photos. The pictures don't look as good as the videos but I don't know if I am doing something wrong.
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Stream Live Video from Android to RTMP Server

I'm working on an Android RAT (Remote Administration Tool) project as a course project. I want to add live video stream feature to the RAT. I've searched for different ways and find out three ...
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Is there any Vr capable camera app? [migrated]

Recently I bought several lasers to cut materials with the CNC, I didnt buy the goggles because each laser has a different wavelength and I prefer to be on the cheap (and surely safe given the seller ...
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How can I prevent unrecoverable photo deletions on Android without a cloud service?

I don't want to set up Google photos to back up to the cloud for privacy reasons. Recently I noticed that with the default Android camera app, and the default Google Photos app, the "Trash" is only ...
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How to give permission to access my android camera for my local ip address? [closed]

I have developed a site using laravel+vue where application captures photo from laptop's webcam, it is working perfectly fine. Problem is, When I serve my application using sudp php artisan serve --...
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Photos are grey/corrupted?

Whenever I take pictures with my phone, the picture turns grey, with only a strip of the picture on the side. I recently reset my phone to try to solve the problem, and it worked, but then it started ...
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Camera App Crashing

I use a rooted Motorola Moto G3 (2015) Osprey XT1550 running stock 6.0.1 (not custom). It has been 3 years since I've bought this phone but recently while taking 100 - 200 photos at once (college ...
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Camera PPI on Motorola G5 Plus

I've got a Motorola G5 Plus. It's running Android 8.1. It's got a 12MP camera. All photos are 4032 x 3024 pixels, however the PPI is always at 72. This is even with HDR mode turned on. Is there any ...
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Front cam recording overheats my phone

I'm using the app Background Video Recorder to record the front cam of my Huawei P9 Plus phone in the background. Unfortunately, my phone gets very hot over time and typing gets laggy. In the app I ...
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Overlay a live WiFi camera image

I am using a WiFi endoscope camera with an Acer Android tablet, for woodturning hollow forms. The camera points to a cutter on the same structure as the camera so that the camera is always focussed on ...
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Ffmpeg-f android_camera has been blocking data that cannot read camera

I want to read Android's camera through ffmpeg and save it to a file, but I've been blocking the process of reading the camera.Here are the commands I used: ffmpeg -loglevel trace -f android_camera -...
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How to change default microphone input at Android devices?

I have an android box (not tv box) that doesn't have a built-in camera or mic. I have connected Logitech c920 webcam via an USB port. (The android box: supports OTG port and jack 3,5 but I want to ...
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How to turn my Android tablet into general Wifi IP camera with AP?

I would like to turn my Android tablet into general Wifi IP camera to be accessible as a standard wifi camera from another wifi enabled tablet, smartphone or PC. There is a number of Android apps on ...
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media server repeatedly crashing

i am having this problem of media server crashing each and everytime i open the camera and the camera shows not connected. this stared all of a sudden my front camera has no problem but for my back ...
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Rear camera and flash tourch is not working!!on Nokia 3.1

I am not able to use Rear Camera and Flash Light in My Nokia 3.1. Front Camera Works Well. When I open Camera App, by default it Opens with Front Camera. Rear Camera Option is Not Found. (Front Camera ...
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Taking photo and storing it directly to OneDrive/365

At work, we draw on white boards a lot and at the end of the session, we take pictures of the boards (with our personal camera phones) with a goal of putting the pictures on our intranet. Whilst it'...
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Why does LG Q6 default camera app run 100% of the time?

I've an lg q6, and the camera application runs 100% of the time, drains 15% of my battery life and randomly comes up and takes photos. Any ideas?
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Google Pixel XL Messages app missing camera interface

I reset my Google Pixel XL and temporally set it up as new device, meaning I did't restore any of the settings from before reset, therefore it is safe to assume I used all default settings. During ...
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Is it possible to control refresh rate/frequency of Android phones camera

I recorded a video of my TV screen using my android phone's camera but I was unable to stop the flickering TV screen. I tried different modes and effects in the camera app. On searching for the ...
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Camera vibrating in video mode

I've found the camera on my S7 Edge (GM-935F) running LineageOS is playing up. Whether I use the stock LineageOS Camera, Google Camera HDR+ or the Footej application whenever I switch to Video mode ...
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Google Pixel video camera keeps freezing and audio often doesn't get recorded

I have a Google Pixel running android Pie, and lately I've noticed that when I record video, the video intermittently freezes, and audio also intermittently doesn't get recorded, with an error message ...
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Query about a bug on enabling camera to api

I have an Asus Zenfone maxpro m2 and want to run Google camera.I am following the required steps to enable camera to API but I am facing an error which i am not able to understand. https://i.stack....
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Program camera app to take multiple exposures?

I'm trying to create some HDR images by taking photos with multiple exposures. I have the "Kenu Stance" tripod for my Samsung Galaxy S9+, but ultimately, it's hard to keep the camera 100% steady in ...
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How to take panorama of sky with Google Pixel 3?

I'm trying to take a panoramic photo of the sunset, but the only option I see to do this is called "Photo Sphere". When I select this it wants me to start at the dot, which appears to be level with ...
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Motorola Moto G5 crashes when trying to use WhatsApp’s web app and won’t reboot anymore (LineageOS/ViperOS)

First, I tried to install LineageOS on my Motorola Moto G5 which worked perfectly fine – until I installed WhatsApp and tried to open its web application. Therefore, one has to scan a QR-code. But ...
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Can video recording be auto activated when camera app is started?

In Nougat, the camera app can be started by double pressing the physical middle button on the phone. Many times I forget to press the video recording button and keep holding the phone up, thinking ...
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Why are portrait photos sometimes sideways?

When I take a portrait photo, it shows up correctly on the phone. But when I transfer it to certain software, it shows up flipped sideways. Why is this? Is it the fault of the phone or the software ...
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Any Camera-enabled app will block my Pixel 3 XL camera until reboot

I own a Pixel 3 XL phone (Pie). I am experiencing the following: When I open any camera-enabled app (including Whatsapp and Barcode scanner), the camera subsystem will stop working, the camera-...
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Use photo file instead front camera image

Instead of using the real camera, I would like to simulate the camera input as a static image file. I need to use it in one program, where I can't use 3rd party "fake camera apps" because program ...
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Is possible to open and display both front and back cameras simultaneously?

Does anyone know if it is possible to open and display both front and back cameras simultaneously? Any suggestions or references will be appreciated
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Galaxy Note 9 stutters on QHD resolution

I notice that when I have my Note 9's camera resolution set to QHD, 60 fps (the highest), when the camera app comes up and I see the video on the screen, ready to record, there's about a 3 second ...
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Camera app can't access sd card anymore after formating it as internal

I recently formatted the sd-card as internal on my Android 7.1.2 (LineageOS 14.1). Now the camera app is showing an error message that it can't access the sd-card anymore. I can't find the setting to ...
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How to use CyanogenMod Camera

I have been using CyanogenMod Camera for a while. But my latest automatic update installed a new version of it. That wouldn't be a problem, except that I can't find any instructions on how to use it. ...
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Does Zero Camera Mod work on AOSP roms like LineageOS and Resurrection OS?

There is a mod/app/firmware (I'm really confused because no one talks about this stuff in concrete terms), called Zero Camera Mod. Zero Camera Mod (flashable zip) Playstore download (requires root) ...
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Touchwiz and Samsung Cameras and photo quality

This post by cgirerd, on XDA says, All the custom ROMs out there that are not Touchwiz-based don't use the stock camera (and the stock camera can't be installed on them). So, by using ROMs such as ...
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Samsung S7 camera low quality pictures, and crashes with non-stock rom?

On my friends Samsung S7, which I just flashed with Resurrection OS, he's having a really weird thing with rear-facing camera. It almost seems like there is an effect on or something. Take a look at ...
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How to take a photo similar to an old photo? [closed]

Is there any app to help take a photo similar to an older photo of the same building/view? like in the past winter or summer. I am thinking of an app that shows the old photo on screen a little bit ...
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Why does not full mean full?

I have a Razer Phone running 8.1.0. When I go to the camera app, it says Device Storage Full But my device is not full. I have 2.34 GB free (of 64GB) in system memory (I do not have an SD card ...
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My android phone cannot recognize my camera

How come my android phone cannot open my camera? I do have the system app on my phone, but I find it in the Apps portion and no matter what kind of camera app or camera repair app, it will not work. ...
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Camera: Not working or all pictures gray

I'm having some serious troubles with my android camera application. Either it directly tells me that it's not working ("Camera failed" in WhatsApp), or it allows me to take a picture - but that ...
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Turn off snapchat camera sound (android)

The problem is that whenever I take a picture withe the front camera on snapchat on my Xiomi Mi Max 2, is makes a horribly load fake camera shutter sound. I have tried putting the phone on mute/do not ...
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How to make it possible to save raw photos on Samsung Galaxy A3 2017?

I have a rooted Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320F) running Android 8.0.0. I'm trying to capture raw photos, but neither the stock Camera app nor Open Camera show any relevant options (I have enabled Camera2 ...
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Stock OS vs Custom, Proprietary Camera

So i no stock manufacturers, roms have the blobs drivers for full potential of the camera. Does this only apply for the stock camera app say from Samsung? if i download third party apps while on ...
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Is there any log about camera usage and screenshots in my mobile phone?

I wonder whether there is any log about camera usage and screenshots in my android device. If yes, can we view it easily? Thank you in advance.
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Symbolic link permission denied

I'm trying to create a symbolic link on my Android N phone, so that my photos are accessible from the Pictures folder. I want to be able to sync all my pictures in a single folder using Syncthing. My ...
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Is quickly taking hundreds of photos possible in Android?

When I try taking hundreds of photos in quick succession on two different mid-to-high-end Android devices (Samsung Galaxy S6, Motorola X4), the camera app crashes or fails while shooting. The result ...
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Moto G4 External Mic Support

I am having Moto g4 (not g4 plus) and i am video maker. I record the video using my phone g4 but some time i need to record my voice at same time, using internal microphone sound quality not too good ...
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How can I use smartphone to compare photos it makes with other smartphone?

I want to compare quality of photos smartphone makes w/out using PC. The problem is that Android picture viewers like standard Gallery allow only several times zoom and seams to do forced smoothing.