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How can I get photos and videos to directly save in system folder? (phone is rooted)

I integrated the SD card with phone memory to get more storage. Well, stupid decision. Now something went wrong and only the system folder can be seen. Nothing anywhere else. Thus, I can't save ...
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If you chose 4:3 13 MP, why are JPGs always < 3 MB? [closed]

My grandma uses an HTC Desire 825 and screenshot her Camera app. As you can see, she chose 4:3 13MP because 13 is the largest number and she desires the highest resolution. So why aren't her JPGs ...
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What's the HTC Desire 825's highest resolution?

My grandma uses an HTC Desire 825 and she desires to take high-resolution pics. Even with HDR, she has never taken a JPG over 3 MB. What's the maximum resolution possible?
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How to make stock Camera app silent when shot is taken without preventing phone call ringtone sounds?

This question is basically the same as this one but the canonical answer for that post is not compatible with my particular device for which a discussion and a solution can be found below. I would ...
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stock camera app missing and front camera reported as rear camera in xolo q1000s

I bought a new xolo q 1000s recently, and I made sure to test the back camera before buying it. After four or five days, when I tried to use the camera for the first time, it shows only the front ...
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Camera (vid) not working on pixel experience

I'm new to custom roms and rooting, so pardon me. I have a Redmi note 5 pro root enabled through magisk and with pixel experience (android 10). Once I flashed pixel experience on my phone, I found the ...
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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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I wish to record a few hours of video from the front camera of my Android 8.0 device and hopefully keep only the relevant/visible/audible portions

Tl;DR: Looking for a reliable Android 8.0 front camera monitoring program with automatic trimming of static audio/visual cap. Tomorrow I'm having a ketamine infusion procedure and I'd like to be able ...
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Can't scan What's App QR code in ANY way

I have been trying for an hour to login to what's app on my computer. But the QR code just isn't scanned. I tried Chrome, Chrome Canary, Edge, Opera, both normal mode and incognito, I updated the app, ...
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Zoom meeting phone camera issues

I am trying to give lectures using Android phones back camera. The camera quality on zoom is low. Is there any advanced camera settings on zoom such as locking focus,exposure? tia
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Camera app crashing on Nexus i9250 Android 4.2.1

I just bought a i9250 Nexus, and the system proposed to upgrade to newer version 4.2.1 (it is not a rooted phone. It is an unblocked UK phone) I played with the new phone and after a couple of days I ...
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How to Customize Lock Screen Shortcuts on the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

I have installed a new camera app that I'd like to use by default. I set it as the default app in the settings, but that didn't make it the target app for the lock screen shortcut or the O gesture.
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How to get drivers for Android support of USB webcameras for Streaming Apps?

I know there are applications that allow you to do videos through applications, for instance USB Camera - Connect EasyCap or USB WebCam, but it does not allow you to use the USB camera in Streaming ...
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Why and how Sony IMX586 have its own AWB in Google Camera?

Since IMX586 is not used in Pixel phones, why and how Sony IMX586 have its own AWB (auto white balance) in (modded) Google Camera?
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Max USB Webcam Resolution and Frame rate

What are the maximum resolutions and frame rates for USB camera that a Android device supports. I read that the standard is called as UVC (Universal Video Class). Is this support dependant on the ...
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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. The error message is: "...
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How to stream an image into camera source trough ADB?

I am trying to stream an image into the camera source of an Android 10 device through adb. This should effect on all apps that use the camera source and not only using specific camera apps. Thank you!
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High Speed Camera?

Since my phone (HTC One M7) can record in 720p at 60 fps, I'm curious if it's possible to record smaller video, like 320x240, at much higher speeds, like 180 fps. Is the 60 fps a hard coded limit?
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How to emulate camera input in Android? (To activate Whatsapp Web)

I have an Android device without a camera and I run Whatsapp on that device. I want to activate Whatsapp Web from this device. Unfortunately, the only way to do this is to scan a QR-code, and I can't ...
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LG G4 Camera and Call Have Stopped

So recently my LG G4 has started acting strange. A few days ago out of nowhere the camera stopped working no matter what the app i put on and how i tried starting the camera the message "Unfortunately,...
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How can I save photos that I take with my Android's camera in a lossless format?

How can I save the images captured with my Android's camera in RAW or TIFF format? Are there any apps, ROM/kernel Modifications or other methods that will allow me to accomplish this? Technically I ...
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Camera isn't available - Trusted Face ( Android Lollipop - Nexus 5)

Sometimes I've noticed that the Smart Lock - Trusted Face feature doesn't work, no matter what the lighting or the position of my face relative to the phone. I thought that an "Improve face matching"...
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Use image file as camera

I need to use an image file instead of a camera for Android apps that want you to use a camera app to take a photo (for example, Google Drive scanner). I don't need to use apps that use the camera ...
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How to import photos from a digital camera using USB OTG?

I have some simple digital camera for my kids with only internal memory. I do have some windows software for it to import the photos. The windows software looks a bit outdated, but it works. When I ...
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Does Android L Developer Preview fix the mm-qcamera-daemon problem?

I have a Nexus 5 running on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat, and the mm-qcamera-daemon problem appeared today for the first time (I don't have the usual culprits like Snapchat or Skype). Does Android L ...
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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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Can I access both cameras, wide and normal at the same time?

Some smartphones have two cameras, working together as one implementing different parts of the zoom range. Is it possible to use both of them at the same time? With both at the same time, I do not ...
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Camera stops recording (but doesn't crash)

(Phone: Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)) Since a few months back, every time I try to record a video with my default camera app or any other third party app, what happens is the following: I start the ...
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How to switch lenses in Open Camera app on Nokia 7.2?

Nokia 7.2 comes with a regular lens and a wide-angle lens. They can be switched easily with default Google Camera app, however I cannot figure out how I could switch between them using Open Camera app....
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How do I keep my camera active on Android even when the phone is locked and screen sleeps?

When I play Ingress, Ingress remains active. Even when my screen goes black, if I push the power button, Ingress is still active. I do not need to unlock my phone nor wait for it to "wake up". (The ...
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What's this persistent Camera-app notification in Android 6.0?

I've been using my Nexus 5X for about a week now, but this morning was the first time I noticed the following notification: Backstory: I snapped a few photos this morning (w/ default camera app). ...
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Overlay a semi-transparent image on top of the Camera app

I'd like to take a picture in the exact spot as another photo I've take a while back. To help lining up the shot, I wonder if it would be possible to overlay the camera app with a semi-transparent ...
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How can I switch on my laptop's camera from my android device?

I is there an app wherein I can switch on my laptop camera from my andorid phone, and view the camera output on my phone. I am running windows 7 on my laptop.
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Camera App disappeared

My camera app on my Android phone has disappeared. It all started yesterday. Everything had been working fine until then, but all of the sudden, my camera app didn't respond anymore (Can't connect to ...
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How to turn off “Shake to wake camera” on Nexus 5?

Ages ago, while running Lollipop, I found a setting to allow activation of the camera whilst locked. All you have to do is shake the phone. I'll give that a try, I thought. After all, I can always ...
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How does one share Samsung camera “Virtual Shot” (3D spin-around) photos?

I recently traveled to Europe and took dozens of beautiful 3D spin-around shots using Samsung built-in camera's "Virtual Shot" mode photos. These look amazing on my phone, but I want to share them ...
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Is there a way to take low resolution pictures on Android?

I have a Galaxy S5, and with the native camera app, the smallest possible picture size is a 2.4MB image at 2028x1152 pixels. However, for the purposes of capturing images for flashcards I use in ...
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Is it possible to fix the orientation of the camera?

I have disabled "Auto-rotate screen", but the camera still changes the orientation depending on how I level it. For example, I want a picture like the following: Without changing the alignment of my ...
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What does the “no thumbnail” error mean?

I am able to take photos with my tablet, but when I try to view them I get a blank screen with the message "no thumbnail". I never had this problem before. I can see older pictures with no problems ...
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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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Take multiple pictures instead of making a video

I've an Samsung Galaxy S10e (Android 10) and I can't take picures fast after each other when I holding down the shutter button. It will always take a video. In the begin, it was well possible to do ...
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How do I switch cameras for scanning QR code from Website - Lollipop

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime running Lollipop and need to scan a qr code through Chrome. The website allows for me to press the QR code scan option but when I do, the front facing (selfie) ...
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Add meta information to photos?

Is there a decent camera app that will easily let me add a bit of text to my photos and store that text in the image file as EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata? So far I have tried the stock Samsung camera app, ...
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Why does the phone shutdown and battery drains super fast on 20% or less capacity when taking pictures?

When the phone is 20%ish or lower battery, after taking pictures the os shuts down. I have observed this behavior on 5 different brands (lg, samsung, lenovo, xiaomi, oneplus), across different ...
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Make android phone as USB Webcam

I have an Android tablet based on Android Lollipop (5.1.1) and I want to use this device as a webcam via USB. I know some apps could work (e.g. DroidCam or WO WebCam) but they require extra clients ...
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Can I find the video recording if SD card storage had filled during the recording

I was taking a video of an event for about 45 minutes and I did not recieve any error message saying memory was full. When the event was over and I stopped recording It said something like "File Saved ...
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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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can I connect to surveillance camera remotly?

For using ip camera you need to use app on your phone. When you setup camera you connect to it on your phone. But if you need to give somebody access to this camera, can you import setting and send ...
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Feed an image to Genymotion Camera

Context: I use WhatsApp on Genymotion. Chatting in the WhatsApp via Genymotion is fine, except, I wish to enable the WhatsApp web too, so I could free myself from bringing up the genymotion window ...
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Disable camera driver

I've got two cameras on my rooted android 9 device (Sony Xperia X F5122). One camera is broken (hardware-wise). Now I want to disable this one completely without recompiling my android rom and without ...

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