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You may try performing a soft reset on the phone as a basic troubleshooting step to fix it, by taking out the battery for at least 15-30 seconds, then put the battery back in again and turn it back on to refresh the software.
You can use the camera or camcorder to take and share pictures and videos. Your phone comes with an 3.0 megapixel camera with an autofocus feature that lets you capture sharp pictures and videos.
Taking pictures with your phone’s built-in camera is as simple as choosing a subject, pointing the camera, then pressing the camera key.
Launch the Camera
Follow the below procedure to access your phone’s
-Press Home key and tap Apps > Camera.
You will find the following controls on the Viewfinder screen.
Available options are:
1. Front/back lens: Sets the front camera so you can
take pictures of yourself or video chat.
2. Flash: Tap to switch between various camera flash
3. Shooting mode: Sets the mode type for image
4. Settings: allows you to access the menu panel and
lets you change the camera settings.
5. Camera / Camcorder Mode: allows you to take a
photo in various modes. Once you change the
mode, the corresponding indicator appears at the
top left of the display. Slide the button up for
Camera, or down for Camcorder.
6. Shutter release: Tap this button to take a photo or
begin capturing video. Tap it again to stop
7. Gallery: Opens the Gallery application so you can
browse through and view the photos and videos
on your storage card.
8. Volume key (not shown): Zoom in and out of the
Take a Picture
You can take high-resolution pictures using your phone’s 5.0 megapixel camera.
1. Press Home key and tap Apps > Camera.
2. Using the phone’s main display screen as a viewfinder, adjust the image by aiming the camera at the subject.
3. Tap camera key until the shutter sounds.
Change Advanced Settings
To change the advanced settings on your camera, refer to the following procedures.
-Tap Settings icon to display the Settings menu and access more camera settings. You can change the following settings from the Settings menu:
-Edit shortcuts: allows you to set shortcut icons for the settings that you use the most.
-Self-portrait: allows you to set the front camera so you can take pictures of yourself or video chat.
-Flash: allows you to set the flash options to Off, On, or Auto flash.
-Shooting mode: allows you to set the shooting mode. Choose from the following options:
● Single shot: Takes a single photo and view it before returning to the shooting mode.
● Smile shot: The camera focuses on the face of your subject. Once the camera detects the person’s smile, it takes the picture.
● Panorama: Takes a landscape photo by taking an initial photo and then adding additional images to itself. The guide box lets you view the area wherein the second part of the
panoramic picture should fall.
-Scene mode: allows you to set the Scene to help take the best pictures possible. Options include None, Portrait, Landscape, Night, Sports, Party/ Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dawn, Fall Color, Firework, Text, Candlelight, and Backlight. Helpful tips are shown for each scene mode at the bottom of the display screen.
-Exposure value: allows you to adjust the overall image brightness. Use the onscreen slider to adjust the value. Choose from +2, -2, 0 (default).
-Focus mode: Set this option to Auto focus or Macro. Use Macro mode to take close-up pictures.
-Timer: Set a timer for how long to wait before taking a picture. Options include: Off, 2 sec, 5 sec, and 10 sec.
-Effects: Change the color tone or apply special effects to the photo. Options include: None, Negative, Black and white, and Sepia.
-Resolution: Set the image size to: 3.2M(2049x1536), 2M(1600x1200), 1.3M(1280x960), and 0.3M(640x480).
-White balance: Set this option to one of the following choices: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, or Fluorescent.
-Metering: Set how the camera measures or meters the light source: Center-weighted, Spot, or Matrix.
-Guidelines: Turn the guidelines On or Off.
-Image quality: Sets the image quality to: Superfine, Fine, or Normal.
-GPS tag: Turn GPS On or Off (also known as Geotagging). The location of where the picture is taken is attached to the picture. (Only available in Camera mode.)
-Storage: Configure the default storage location for images or videos as either Phone or MicroSD
card (if inserted).
-Reset: Resets all camera or camcorder settings to the default values.
If still not working properly, you may try to reset camera application by following the steps provided below:
1. From your Home Screen, tap on Menu key.
2. Go to Settings.
3. Tap on Application Manager.
4. Tap All.
5. Select S Voice.
6. Tap on Clear Data.
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