Camera settings: Samsung Galaxy Note II (T889)

Learn how to change camera settings on the Samsung Galaxy Note II (T889).

 

 

 

 

Settings

 

To change the settings for taking and displaying pictures, follow these steps:

Edit on-screen settings icons

The Camera application contains a shortcut menu. Using this menu, you can remove and add settings icons from the camera interface and store them in the shortcut menu.

  1. Open the Camera application.
  2. To access and edit the shortcut menu, touch and hold on any icon (such as the Magic Wand).
  3. To add an icon to the shortcut menu, touch and hold on an icon.
  4. Drag the icon to inside the shortcut menu.
  5. Release your finger.
  6. If desired, touch and hold on an icon inside the shortcut menu.
  7. Drag it to the desired location on the camera interface.
  8. Release your finger.
    Note: You can restore your default camera settings at any time: Tap the Settings Settings.JPG icon, tap Reset, and then tap OK.

Settings Menu

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings Settings.JPG icon.
  4. Tap to change the following settings:

    • Edit shortcuts
    • Burst shot (on/off)
    • Use the volume key as
    • Self-portrait (on/off) (*Turn front-facing camera on or off*)
    • Flash (on / off / Auto flash)
    • Shooting mode
    • Effects
    • Scene mode
    • Exposure value
    • Focus mode
    • Timer
    • Resolution
    • White balance
    • ISO
    • Metering
    • Outdoor visibility (on/off)
    • Auto contrast (on/off)
    • Guidelines (on/off)
    • Auto share shot (on/off)
    • Anti-shake (on/off)
    • GPS tag (on/off)
    • Shutter sound (on/off)
    • Contextual filename (on/off)
    • Take photo using voice (on/off)
    • Save as flipped
    • Image quality
    • Storage (Memory card / phone)
    • Reset

Front / Rear Camera

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Front / Rear Camera front rear camera toggle icon.jpg icon to switch between the front and rear camera.

Camera / Camcorder mode

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Touch the Camera / Camcorder Switch camera camcorder slider.jpg and drag it towards the desired setting.

Effects mode

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Effects icon (Magic Wand). Tap the desired effect setting.

 

 

Set default camera storage

 

To change if the camera stores pictures on the internal memory (ROM) or SD card, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings settings icon.jpg icon.
  4. Swipe up on the menu and tap Storage.
  5. Tap the desired storage location:

    • Phone
    • Memory card