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Samsung Galaxy S

Samsung Galaxy S

How to guides

Use camera

Follow these instructions to use the phone's camera.

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Activate the camera

Press Applications.

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Activate the camera

Press Camera.

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Activate the camera

If the video recorder is activated:
Press the video recorder icon.

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Activate the camera

The display shows what the camera lens is pointing at.

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Take a picture

To zoom in or out:
Press the Top volume key or the Bottom volume key.

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Take a picture

Point the camera lens at the required object and press the camera icon.
The picture is automatically saved.

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Take a picture

If required, press the Return key to return to the camera.

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Choose option

You have a number of other options when taking pictures using the phone's camera.
Choose one of the following options:
Select picture size, go to 3a.
Select picture quality, go to 3b.
Select scene mode, go to 3c.
Activate or deactivate geotagging, go to 3d.
Select memory, go to 3e.

Step 9 of 30

3a - Select picture size

Press the settings icon.

Step 10 of 30

3a - Select picture size

Press the field next to Resolution.

Step 11 of 30

3a - Select picture size

Press the required resolution.

Step 12 of 30

3a - Select picture size

Press the Return key.

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3b - Select picture quality

Press the settings icon.

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3b - Select picture quality

Press the field next to Image quality.

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3b - Select picture quality

Press Superfine, Fine or Normal.

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3b - Select picture quality

Press the Return key.

Step 17 of 30

3c - Select scene mode

Press the scene mode icon second from the top at the left side of the display.

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3c - Select scene mode

Press None or the required setting.

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3c - Select scene mode

Press the save icon.

Step 20 of 30

3d - Activate or deactivate geotagging

Press the settings icon.

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3d - Activate or deactivate geotagging

Press the second tab.

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3d - Activate or deactivate geotagging

Press the field next to GPS to activate or deactivate the function.

Step 23 of 30

3d - Activate or deactivate geotagging

When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is activated.

Step 24 of 30

3d - Activate or deactivate geotagging

Press the Return key.

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3e - Select memory

Press the settings icon.

is only available if you have inserted a memory card. Click here to see how.
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3e - Select memory

Press the second tab.

is only available if you have inserted a memory card. Click here to see how.
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3e - Select memory

Press the field next to Storage.

is only available if you have inserted a memory card. Click here to see how.
Step 28 of 30

3e - Select memory

Press Phone or .

is only available if you have inserted a memory card. Click here to see how.
Step 29 of 30

3e - Select memory

Press the Return key.

is only available if you have inserted a memory card. Click here to see how.
Step 30 of 30

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Activate the camera

Press Applications.
Press Camera.
If the video recorder is activated:
Press the video recorder icon.
The display shows what the camera lens is pointing at.

2. Take a picture

To zoom in or out:
Press the Top volume key or the Bottom volume key.
Point the camera lens at the required object and press the camera icon.
The picture is automatically saved.
If required, press the Return key to return to the camera.

3. Choose option

You have a number of other options when taking pictures using the phone's camera.
Choose one of the following options:
Select picture size, go to 3a.
Select picture quality, go to 3b.
Select scene mode, go to 3c.
Activate or deactivate geotagging, go to 3d.
Select memory, go to 3e.

4. 3a - Select picture size

Press the settings icon.
Press the field next to Resolution.
Press the required resolution.
Press the Return key.

5. 3b - Select picture quality

Press the settings icon.
Press the field next to Image quality.
Press Superfine, Fine or Normal.
Press the Return key.

6. 3c - Select scene mode

Press the scene mode icon second from the top at the left side of the display.
Press None or the required setting.
Press the save icon.

7. 3d - Activate or deactivate geotagging

Press the settings icon.
Press the second tab.
Press the field next to GPS to activate or deactivate the function.
When the box next to the menu item is ticked (V), the function is activated.
Press the Return key.

8. 3e - Select memory

Press the settings icon.
is only available if you have inserted a memory card. Click here to see how.
Press the second tab.
is only available if you have inserted a memory card. Click here to see how.
Press the field next to Storage.
is only available if you have inserted a memory card. Click here to see how.
Press Phone or .
is only available if you have inserted a memory card. Click here to see how.
Press the Return key.
is only available if you have inserted a memory card. Click here to see how.

9. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

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