Questions tagged [camera]

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How do I prevent my photos from turning sideways, when taking photos by pointing my phone towards the floor?

I have a Galaxy S10 phone. I'm in visual art school. I will have to take hundreds of photos of my artwork, by placing the artwork on the floor, and pointing the camera towards the floor to take the ...
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Weird black spots when taking pictures with the camera

I recently noticed there are black spots on the camera preview screen as well as the final picture saved by the camera. When I zoom in the spopts are not static, that is, it is possible to zoom to the ...
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ADB command to permanently disable Android 12 microphone & camera indicators

I want to permanently disable the microphone and camera usage indicator on Android 12. I tried the following ADB command, but it only disable for some minutes: adb shell cmd device_config put privacy ...
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Change default camera lens for all apps

I'm using realme x2 pro and have damaged my main camera lens (Because I mounted it on a bike holder) . I got it repaired once and it cost me about 15% of phone's value. But it got spoiled again. ...
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Making kernel to allow 2processes to access camera at sametime

Like split cam or obs in windows, Can i add virtual camera driver or moduel in kernel so that 2 processes in android can use camera at sametime? (One is default and the other is getting video frame)
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Why doesn't my Motorola G 5g 2022 camera focus

When I try taking a video, my camera does not focus on the subject. Although it is perfectly fine when taking pictures. Why is this and is it able to be fixed?
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Can 2 apps access camera at the same time, especially in a rooted Android phone?

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy Note. When one app is using a camera in the background, is it possible to use another camera app at the same time? Some people say it depends on how the applications are ...
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Camera on Allview A5 Ready does't have focus

The camera of Allview A5 Ready doesn't have focus, just makes blurry photos on small-medium text. This phone don't have any kind of focus (auto-focus or manual focus). Is there a way to make sharp ...
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How to disable maximum camera brightness on Samsung Galaxy A10s Android 11

In June, I upgraded to Android 11. In Android 10, you could set the screen brightness in the standard Camera app, just like in all other apps. But in Android 11, the camera automatically turns on at ...
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Google Pixel 7/7 Pro : Spontaneous Pictures \ Quick Shutter Mode Experience

I was curious to know about the shutter speed and how quickly one can jump into camera mode from lock screen/from-doing-something to capture those spontaneous moments. Usually what I have noticed on ...
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How to automatically block camera access after closing camera

Ever since Android added the camera and mic access shortcuts and the quick access menu, I've often found myself forgetting to click the 'block camera access' shortcut after I'm done taking a picture ...
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com.sec.android.app.camerasaver is using the camera in the background on Android 12

Samsung phone Android 12 One UI core 4.1 Whenever I reboot my phone, the camera indicator shows up in the status bar, there’s no camera-related app open in the foreground and I have not enabled ...
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Green Android camera notification

Since this morning, the green camera icon on the top right of the status bar appears. When I open this notification, it says "In use by Google". The problem is that I don't have any app ...
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Why is the camera / photo quality of 2021 Moto g stylus 5g is worse than my 2016 samsung s7?

I just upgraded my Samsung s7 to moto g stylus 5g (2021). Moto g stylus 5g 2021 has 4 camera's advertising a 48MP camera - but to my jaw dropping surprise the quality of pictures coming out of this ...
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OpenCamera is configured to record in 60 FPS, however the recorded videos are in 30 FPS. Why?

OpenCamera is configured to record in 60 FPS, however the recorded videos are in 30 FPS. Why? I use a Pixel 6 running Android 12. I don't use slow motion video. I can record videos in 4K 60 FPS with ...
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I recorded a few videos in 4K 30 FPS and 60 FPS on a Pixel 6 but the actual FPS is 29.XX and 59.YY. Why?

I use a Pixel 6 running Android 12. I recorded a few videos in 4K 30 FPS and 60 FPS. Why does Windows Explorer shows a slightly different FPS? VLC agrees with Windows Explorer. I used Google Camera.
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How to use the camera in WSA in apps that don't support front camera?

I've been trying to get an app to work on WSA (Windows Services for Android) but it needs a back camera, the only options I found Googling were either involving root (which is something I prefer to ...
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Bluetooth, audio, screenshot, camera stopped working on Lenovo Tab P11 Plus

So this problem started happening 3, 4 days ago. On my Lenovo Tab P11 Plus none of the following functions are working. It has Android 11. Bluetooth The icon is lit/turned on but it is not working. ...
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Is there any way to stream video from camera when the phone is locked?

I'm using video call on an android phone in order to keep an eye on my grandmother 24/7. The thing is that the light from the screen is troubling her to sleep, but when she locks the phone, the camera ...
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Accessibility: controlling Android and typing via eyes

I have seen a video where a person with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) could type on a screen using their eyes (the software used eye tracking software). But there are also many disabled people ...
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Shortcut to take a picture and automatically add it to a specific Google Photos album?

What I'm looking for is an icon on my home screen that will open my camera app. Then when a picture is taken, it is automatically added to a specific Google photos album. Is this possible?
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how to force turn on flashlight

case 1: while using third party camera app like messenger or snapchat, if i turn on flashlight from the app, the app creates a white frame on screen to light up (front camera). and i can't turn on ...
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Getting correct camera information about Android device

I was using the Droid Hardware Info app for Android and I checked the "camera" tab, and surprisingly for my Redmi Note 10 Pro, it only showed a 12MP. According to the specs, Redmi Note 10 ...
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Does updating binary blobs require re-compilation of android?

This is a high level question about binary blobs. Inside of my ROM is a file called proprietary-files.txt. This seems to track all of the blobs they imported from the upstream ROM to make LineageOS ...
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How can I use adb or other utilities to query the camera list that my rom supports?

I'm using LinageOS with MicroG. Is there a method to get the listing of enabled/supported cameras by the rom/firmware? I am using Android 11.
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write on android camera buffer

I'm trying to set and image/video as the visualization of android camera, i'm using goldfish/ranchu emulated camera, i found out that is possible to write to gbm on camera/fake-pipeline2, since i'm ...
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Take Pictures via Voice Command on a oneplus 7

I want to take photos automatically if I tell the phone "take picture" or something similar. Can this be done with Apps like Macrodroid or IfTTT? Happy to hear your suggestions.
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Raw photography with smartphone

A few days ago, I bought a Xiaomi Mi 11i phone and I want to take pictures of the night sky with this phone. The main camera of this phone is 108 megapixels, but you probably know that you can not ...
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Change default camera to USB camera

I'd like to know how to change the default camera on Android to a USB camera, I'd like to use my webcam to authenticate QR codes, but with emulator, the camera doesn't start, I can only get video ...
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Photo transfer from Android device (no screen) to Android smartphone

I am working on an Android passtime project. I have a camera device that runs on Android 8.1. This camera device doesn't have a Screen. I am trying to identify the best way to transfer photos from the ...
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Camera is not working on my Galaxy TAB

Suddenly, the camera and flashlight are not working on my Galaxy TAB device. Android throws a camera/flashlight is being used by another app issue. I have tried to uninstall the apps one by one and ...
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Receive IR signals through camera

I want to receive IR signals on my phone. The camera can see IR, but I cannot tell which button I pressed. (yes, I know that's not how it works). No app on the Play Store could help me because they ...
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Using an image or video as the cameras live source for all apps

I’ve seen lots of posts about this topic will no conclusive answers except make your own kernel etc. But how would i go about implementing this function into my custom kernel? or does anyone have a ...
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USB Host/UVC Camera: specific camera detected as a unknown vendor / product ID

I have an application that records video from USB cameras mounted on microscopes in remote places in Africa. It is working fine from Android 4 to 12. We have a handful of camera models and the problem ...
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Does the Samsung Camera app support the horizontal/vertical level indicator that Pixel phones have?

When shooting photos on the the Pixel phones you get a super helpful indicator: Can I enable an equivalent level in the Samsung camera app? Note that this is not the same as enabling a Grid in the ...
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Stream photo/video to Android as camera on WSA

I am working with Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) which does support ADB and should support any solution for Android. The problem is I'm trying to set up Signal, but it needs to scan a QR code, ...
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External webcam connected to android phone as main camera in every application?

I would like to use a webcam as main camera on my Android phone. I have found some tutorial, but in them it works only within specific application. I would like to use the external USB webcam as main ...
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How can I change the shutter speed when taking a picture with my Google Pixel 6?

I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 12. How can I change the shutter speed when taking a picture?
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How can one adjust the brightness when taking a panorama picture?

I use Google Pixel 6 with Android 12. I don't see where to adjust the brightness when taking a panorama picture. How can one adjust the brightness when taking a panorama picture?
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Accessibility: camera switches and project activate: when will these be available internationally?

I have a friend with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. As a result of this, muscles do not receive nourishment in a progressively worsening manner, so that the muscles start becoming more and more ...
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Use physical buttons to take picture when camera is open

Is there an app or other way to use the physical buttons on my phone to take a picture when the camera is open? (I see various apps to open the camera using those buttons, but not to take a picture). ...
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Samsung phones - Do their camera lens have a coating?

I have the samsung a32 5g. Do the front and back cameras on these phones have any coating similar to what professional cameras have like "anti glare?" Does alcohol damage these coatings or ...
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Mild mechanical sound when using the camera

I have a Samsung S10e, with android 11. Whenever I use the camera, I hear a very mild sound that appears as if it were produced by an actual mechanical displacement of parts, not coming from the ...
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FORTIFY: pthread_mutex_destroy called on a destroyed mutex

I own the LG G4 (Snapdragon 808 based device). All files reference in my post are shared here. I'm trying to get the camera working in Q, however, I get major issues with the camera daemon crashing. ...
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Camera taking too long to open in Redmi Note 9

I have Redmi Note 9 which is about 1 year old but everything is up to date. Now the problem is that whenever I open the camera a black screen appears and it takes 15 seconds to open it and as I tap ...
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Script to interact with camera and take RAW pictures for astrophotography

On a SAMSUNG Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, I would like to take back to back pictures and store them as RAW format automated by a script (that needs to run for hours). I much prefer to store bit counts by the ...
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Extracting the a system app from stock OTA, then installing it on a custom ROM

I'm using a OnePlus 9 Pro running crDroid v7. The OnePlus 9 Pro is made in conjunction with Hasselblad, they provide a better camera and accompanying app that utilizes the camera to it's full ...
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Lock screen and take a photo by button

I bought a waterproof case when I put my mobile phone in and put it under water, so the water pressure will cause other applications or some settings to switch on the screen and I can not take a photo....
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Why does the picture path look like it runs on an emulator?

My Motorola E5 picture path is /storage/emulated/0/dcim/camera Why is there an emulator on my phone? Picture path is /storage/emulated/0/dcim/camera Tried level 1 and 2 support, but no answer as to ...
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Making a picture identical to another one

Let me start with a goal: There is an old picture of a person taken in a specific location. I would like to take the same picture preserving the same view and the same position of the person on that ...

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