Questions tagged [camera]

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Samsung Galaxy S20 camera cannot use the flashlight

I wanted to use the light with the camera, then it said that some other app is using the light and I see that the two icons on the right on the top are faded out. It's so horrible getting a high-end ...
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Making the front camera the main one, or disabling the main (back) camera

My device's rear (main) camera is broken. WhatsApp Web pairing uses the main camera in order to scan a QR code and can't be switched to the front (selfie) one. Is there any ADB command that can switch ...
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No images at /storage/emulated/0/DCIM/Camera/ on an ASUS phone?

How to restore images of pictures located at /storage/emulated/0/DCIM/Camera/? My cellphone is ASUS. When I made them, there was no internal memory on the phone. Later I transferred many old pictures ...
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Wide-angle camera of Samsung Galaxy M21 not detectable by 3rd-party apps

I have bought a Samsung Galaxy M21 smartphone which has got 3 cameras-- 2 rear cameras (48MP primary camera + 8MP wide-angle camera) and a front camera. The stock camera app works well, but for some ...
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How to check if Android app is taking pictures in the background?

I have Android app that I found to be loading Camera in the background. It's one of the most widely used internet browsers - Chrome. I been trying debug what is actually happening with LogCat in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to disable camera shutter sound on a Xiaomi Mi A3 without root?

I have Xiaomi's Mi A3 device, and post the Feb. 29 Android 10 beta update, certain applications make the shutter sound. The native Xiaomi Camera App does not make the shutter sound, after disabling ...
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Colors “too warm” with P30 pictures

I bought a P30 a month ago and I'm experiencing colors issues with the camera. The colors are way too warm, if I would take a picture of a white / light yellow potatoe, I would get an intense yellow ...
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AR Core. Can i change share Camera on custom Camera with Gyro, accelerometer and magnitrometer?

I have a custom Camera with Gyro, accelerometer and magnetometer. Camera enabled with Galaxy S10 for Type-C USB v3.2 and I have a Java library for Android. Can I add/change SharedCamera(standard) on ...
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Images received though social media end up in the camera-app Gallery

Lately, in the Gallery app associated with the camera app of my Samsung phone (Android 8.0.0), I can see not only past pictures I've taken with the phone camera, but also pictures that people are ...
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How can I use video files as a virtual camera on Android?

How can I use my video files as a virtual camera on Android on BlueStacks emulator (I'm on Windows)? I need this to apply advanced filters of an app to my videos (if you have other solutions tell me)....
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LG Dynasty Tribute want to put date stamp on photo's?

how can I get my camera on my LGDynasty Tribute to put date stamp on photo's?
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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 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 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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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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