Camera & pictures: Samsung Galaxy Note II

Learn how to change camera settings and take screen shots on the Samsung Galaxy Note II. 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:

 

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

 

 

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Pictures & videos

Delete a picture or video

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

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Gallery.
  3. If necessary, tap the drop-down arrow and then select the desired picture category.
    Note: To delete entire albums, tap the Menu key, tap Select album and then skip to step 6.
  4. Tap the desired album.
  5. Tap the Menu key and then tap Select item.
  6. Tap each picture (or album, if applicable)  to be deleted.
  7. Tap the Trash can icon.
  8. Tap OK.

 

 

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Screen shot

Take a screen shot

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

 

  1. Navigate to the desired screen.
  2. At the same time, press and hold the Power key and the Home key.
  3. When the white border appears around the edge of the screen, release the keys. The screen shot has been captured. 

    Screenshots are saved in the following location: Any Home screen > Apps icon > My files > All files > sdcard0 > Pictures > Screenshots.

 

 

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