Using the camera

How do I use the camera?

Tip: To enable all features and get optimized performance, visit the Play Store to ensure you are running the latest version of Motorola Camera.

INTERNAL ONLY - Camera Error

1.  Ask customer to visit Play Store and update to the latest Skype app released on 3/18.

2.  Power cycle the phone

3.  After 3/20 go to Play Store and upgrade the camera app

4.  If they continue to have issues after performing #1, #2 and #3 above, document their IMEI and SW version in RNT




Touch anywhere on the screen to take the photo.

Burst - Touch and hold the screen to take multiple shots.




Drag up or down with one finger to zoom between 1X - 4X.




Touch Image in the camera screen to switch between front and rear camera.

Touch Image in the camera screen to switch to video camera and start recording.

Touch Image to stop recording. 


Capture a still shot during a video: 
Touch anywhere on the screen while recording to save a photo. 


Camera Settings

ImageWhen you want something a little different, swipe the screen right to view these camera options.



Image    HDR (High Dynamic Range) is best when used for landscapes or outdoor portraits. Not recommended for action shots.   

Note: HDR mode will not work when Flash is set to On. 

Image    Flash - Set to On,Off or Auto

Image    Touch on the screen (Tap to focus) 

Image    Take a slow motion video (Tip: Slow-motion video does not include audio)

Image    Take a panorama photo

Image    Tag your photos with a location

Image    Turn the shutter tone On or Off

Click here for details on sharing, editing, and deleting your photos or videos.

Click here for details on transferring pictures and videos from your phone to your computer.

Troubleshooting tips

  • Third-party cases can interfere with the camera. Try removing the case if you have image-quality issues with photos.
  • Please make sure there is not a protective covering over the camera lens.
  • Ensure the camera lens is clean and free from any obstructions. Take a dry cloth and gently clean the camera lens.
  • Make sure your finger is not covering or shading the camera lens while taking the photo or video.

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