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How do I get Facebook Live mobile app to use the wide angle camera?

Many phones today have more then one camera with many of those having wide angle lens. I'm specifically interested in LG v30+ but it can apply to most modern smartphones now. How can I get Facebook ...
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Use image file as camera (Android 10)

Instead of using the real camera, I would like to simulate the camera input as a static image file. I want it to work with any app, as if it was a camera. This question had been answered Use image ...
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LG G6 wide angle camera glass cover broke

this evening I went outside to observe with my telescope. I took 2-3 photos in the eyepiece with my wide angle camera and everything was fine until I came back home. I took the phone out of my pocket ...
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Geo/Location tagging a photo when taken from 'lock' screen

I have enabled location / geo-tagging of photos on my phone (Samsung S10+, prior to that, S7 - same results). Photos taken generally record location information as expected. However - if I take ...
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Where has the geotag gone? (Videos taken on Samsung Galaxy S9)

Yesterday, I made a strange observation on my Galaxy S9+: Turn on geotags and record video in the default camera app Go to that video in the gallery app and check it: Yes, it has geo information Use ...
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What's the capabilities of optical zooms in phones?

I have a question regarding the optical zoom which is kind of fashionable in phones right now... I bought the Huawei p30 pro in May 2019 because thanks to Trump the phone dropped like 300 bucks in 2 ...
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HDR option grayed out on Samsung A50 camera

I can not turn on HDR. It is grayed out. I tried all modes front and rear camera and it is always Grayed out and I cant turn It on. I am using a Samsung Galaxy A50 that I recently bought and Samsung ...
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Any camera over IP apps that support broadcasting 4K camera feed?

My device (Xperia X5 premium) includes support for hardware encoding it's 4k video (3840 x 2160) using either H264 or HEVC(265) which I would like to stream to software on my PC over wifi. ...
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How can I find certified Android devices by feature flag?

I want to buy a device that has android.hardware.camera.external implemented natively. For my work I need to do WebRTC video calls using an external UVC camera from a mobile device. I see people ...
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Google Photos auto cloud backup immediately after Samsung Camera app takes photo?

I want my Samsung A40 to do a Google Photos cloud backup immediately after Samsung Camera app takes a new photo. The problem: Samsung forces use of Samsung Camera app which use Samsung Gallery for ...
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Is my Android device vulnerable to CVE-2019-2234 and How can I mitigate this before a firmware upgrade?

Background Info: CVE-2019-2234 is a serious vulnerability or (maybe an APT) which allow other apps to record videos, take pictures, and extract EXIF data without having permissions. Edit: This ...
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Take video stream from host OS and use it as emulated camera in Bluestacks or some other emulator

Basically, I want to take some sort of screen recording software, and use it as a fake camera input for Android, so that I can use a streaming service not available on desktop to stream my desktop. ...
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How to turn off auto-focus when using camera outside of Camera app?

I am developing a web based stock management app and am using an Android phone camera to scan barcodes. It works fine, but the problem is just with the auto-focus of the camera. How to deactivate it ...
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how to get rid of unwanted effect that happens everytime i start up or open the camera app?

my android phone camera app runs an effect that lasts for about 3 seconds everytime is open or recalled. the effect shows a shaky view on the screen and it makes a noise too. This effect is becoming ...
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Remove second shutter button from S10e camera app

The stock camera app on my rooted Sampung S10e is working fine, but since a few days there is a second shutter: I can move it, but it is useless and troublesome wherever I put it. How to remove it? ...
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Use Google Photos from within Camera app on Samsung Galaxy S7

Is it possible to make the default camera app on the Galaxy S7 use Google Photos instead of Samsung Gallery? I like the preinstalled camera app, but pressing the thumbnail icon in the interface will ...
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How to change photo storage path for LineageOS 16's Camera app?

I am running the latest LineageOS 16.0, and have specified SD Card as my photo storage location for the built-in Camera app. When I was using LineageOS 15.1, the app saved photos on my SD card's "...
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How to cancel delay before taking picture on Open Camera app?

I am using Open Camera (latest version), and there is a delay of about ten seconds between pushing the button and the picture being taken. I also noticed that the flash is pulsing during those 10 ...
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Camera folder displayed as empty, but contains 20GB data

My Lenovo Moto G5 Plus' internal storage ran full, and now there appears to be a problem with the photos that are saved on its internal storage. The internal DCIM/Camera folder is displayed as empty ...
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How to stop my Music app to crash while opening Camera app?

Hey I just noticed that whenever I open my Camera app the music app running in the background automatically crashes.I have a Realme 3 Android device and it happens Everytime I open the Camera. Please ...
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How to organize photos from Camera folder in to folders sorted by month names?

For various reasons, I often end up pulling photos of my phones by connecting the USB connection to a computer and extracting what I need. The problem I am facing is that my DCIM/100ANDRO folder is ...
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Are there any way to Capture video stream using Android camera as scanner?

I know , we can write android code to scan bar-code and QR code using normal android phone camera . I interest to know. can I write to scan video stream using Android camera? (I want to know , extract ...
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IP WebCam Pro maxes out at 1920x1080 on LG G6

I'm testing out the IP WebCam Pro Android app on my ancient LG G2 and newer LG G6 devices. First, I started out on the older LG G2 device. I was able to set a maximum video resolution of 2560x1440 on ...
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Oneplus 6 30fps video jump

I have problem with the onePlus 6. When recording in 60fps there is no problem, but with 30fps the video randomly jumps. Any advise on how to fix this? It is resolution independent and shows itself ...
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How to Download GCam Mod for Huawei Honor 8A?

I've been looking all over the internet for how to install and the mod but can't find anything in English. I have found Hindi tutorials but I don't speak Hindi. So if anybody could help it would be ...
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No camera app found in settings

I recently, factory resetted by android phone and installed my messenger. I tried videi calling my friend but i can't switch from back to front cam, it says "couldn't switch camera". So i tried ...
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Photo Sphere on OnePlus 3T, Android 9

My Problem My OnePlus 3T was just upgraded to Andorid 9. I was hoping to find Google's Photo Sphere / 360 feature in the camera, but it's not there. What Have I Tried Installing GCamera - ...
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Camera not working, name turned to “off”

Pls I have a serious issue with my camera. It's blurry and the app is displaying its name as "off". I've searched and searched, I have done all: cleaning lens, shut down, restart, etc. In fact I ...
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photo upload problems

i click " upload photo" and this message always appears" grant external sd permission to proceed". iI click " take photo" and this message always appears " grant camera permission to proceed".
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Laptop Camera works with Bluestacks but not with Nox

So i really need the camera to function using Nox Player, i have an MSI laptop with an integrated webcam. I've read everywhere that camera is supposed to work out of the box with Nox. However, it ...
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How to start video record from PC?

is there a way to record a video just like if I would record with a normal camera app but with the difference, that I can observe the image on the PC? I've tried IP webcam and droidcam, but both ...
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How to configure Active button on Samsung Galaxy S6 Active and S7 Active to launch a shortcut

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active and Galaxy S7 Active both have a discrete Active button that can be configured to launch two apps (one via short-press, the other via long-press). The Android Settings UI ...
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Remote control camera?

Can I remote control the camera on one Android phone from another? Just like I can control the camera on a flying drone. Ideally I want to stream the camera from Android1 to Android2 (without ...
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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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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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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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Watching feeds from multiple endoscope OTG cameras simultaneously

I bought a 10m cable long Android and PC Endoscope camera with LED light, and I would like to buy more endoscope cameras to watch twin or quad live video on Android tablet. In theory this encoscope ...
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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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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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