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Using the camera - droid maxx 2

How do I use the camera?

To open the camera, do any of the following:

  • Touch Image
  • Twist your phone twice from any screen.
  • Use your voice. From any screen, say your launch phrase and then say “Take a photo”.
  • From the lock screen, swipe Image left.

Take a photo

  1. If needed, adjust settings such as flash or photo size.
  2. Frame your subject:
    • To zoom, drag the viewfinder up and down.
    • To change the focus location, drag the focus ring. (You must first turn on Image in camera settings.)
    • To change the exposure, slide the control on the focus ring to lighten or darken the shot.

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  3. To take the photo, do one of the following:
    • Touch anywhere on the viewfinder.
    • Touch & hold the viewfinder to take a rapid series of photos.
    • Swipe the viewfinder right and touch Image for a timer.
  4. Swipe left to review your photos and videos:
    • To return to Gallery from an open image or video, touch the screen, then touch Image.
    • To view photos and videos later, open the Gallery or Photos app.

Take a selfie

  1. On the viewfinder, touch Image to switch to the front camera. Or, twist your phone twice.
  2. To take the photo, do one of the following:
    • Touch anywhere on the viewfinder.
    • Swipe the viewfinder right and touch Image for a timer.

Take a panoramic photo

  1. Swipe the viewfinder right and touch Image.
  2. Frame one side of the scene.
  3. Touch the screen anywhere and, when prompted, slowly start panning across the scene. Keep your motion smooth and use a steady speed.
  4. When you reach the end of your scene, touch Image.

Tell your phone to take a photo

If you've set up Moto Voice, you can tell your phone to take a photo:

  1. Say your launch phrase.
  2. Say one of the following:
    • “Take a photo.” The back camera opens and counts down before taking a picture.
    • “Take a selfie.” The back camera opens and counts down before taking a picture.

Share a photo you've just taken

  1. Swipe the viewfinder screen to the left, and touch the photo to share.
  2. Touch Image.
  3. Select the way you want to share.

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


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

Problems taking pictures

  • 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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