Camera & pictures: BlackBerry Q10

Learn how to change camera settings and take screen shots on the BlackBerry Q10. Find out more on this page:

 

Camera

Pictures & videos

Screen shot

 

 

Camera

Camera settings

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

 

  1. Navigate to Home screen 3.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Touch the Status bar and drag it down.
  4. For the following settings, tap the Switch to move it to On or Off.

    • Save Pictures on Media Card
    • Geotag pictures
    • HDR Photo Capture

  5. Tap the < icon to return to Camera mode.
  6. Tap the Menu icon at bottom-right.
  7. Tap to adjust the following settings:

    • Switch Camera
    • Shooting mode
    • Scene
    • Flash
    • Aspect Ratio

  8. Tap outside the Settings menu to return to Camera mode .
  9. Tap the Camera icon and then tap the corresponding icon for the following shooting modes:

    • Face detection mode
    • Camcorder mode
    • Face detection

 

 

Set default camera storage

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

 

  1. Navigate to Home screen 3.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Touch the Status bar and drag it down and tap Settings.
  4. Choose one of the following options:

    • To set external media card as default storage

               Tap the 'Save Pictures on Media Card' Switch to On. The Switch moves right and fill with color.

    • To set internal device memory as default storage

               Tap the 'Save Pictures on Media Card' Switch to Off. The Switch moves left and turns dark.

 

 

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Pictures & videos

Delete a picture or video

To delete pictures or videos from the gallery, follow these steps:

 

Internal memory

  1. Navigate to Home screen 3.
  2. Tap File manager.
  3. Tap the Menu icon at bottom-left and then tap Device.
  4. Tap the Camera folder or else navigate to the folder containing the desired pictures.
  5. Tap the Menu icon at bottom-right and then tap Select.
  6. Tap each picture to be deleted.
  7. Tap the Trash can icon and then tap Delete.

External SD card

  1. Navigate to Home screen 3.
  2. Tap File manager.
  3. Tap the Menu icon at bottom-left and then tap Media Card.
  4. Tap the Camera folder or else navigate to the folder containing the desired pictures.
  5. Tap the Menu icon at bottom-right and then tap Select.
  6. Tap each picture to be deleted.
  7. Tap the Trash can icon and then tap Delete.

 

 

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Screen shot

Take a screen shot

To take a screen shot of the device display, follow these steps:

 

  1. At the same time, press and hold the Up volume and Down volume keys. If you have the sound on, you will hear a shutter sound when the picture is captured.

    Note: The screen shots are stored in the following location: Home screen 3 > File Manager > (if necessary, tap Menu icon at bottom-left and then tap Device > Camera folder

 

 

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