Camera & pictures: Samsung Galaxy S II

Learn how to change camera settings and take screen shots on the Samsung Galaxy S 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:

 

Self portrait

 

To turn Self portrait mode on or off, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Self portrait.

 

Focus Mode To change the auto focus settings, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Focus mode.
  5. Tap one of the following options:  
    • Auto focus
    • Macro
    • Face detection

 

Scene Mode To change the scene mode, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Scene mode.
  5. Tap one of the following options:  
    • None
    • Portrait
    • Landscape
    • Night
    • Sports
    • Party/Indoor
    • Beach/Snow
    • Sunset
    • Dawn
    • Fall color
    • Firework
    • Text
    • Candlelight
    • Backlight

 

Timer To set self timer, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Timer.
  5. Tap one of the following options:  
    • Off
    • 2 sec
    • 5 sec
    • 10 sec


Resolution To change the resolution, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Resolution.
  5. Tap one of the following options:  
    • 3264x2448
    • 3264x1968
    • 2048x1536
    • 2048x1232
    • 800x480
    • 640x480


White balance To set the White balance, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap White balance.
  5. Tap one of the following options:  
    • Auto
    • Daylight
    • Cloudy
    • Incandescent
    • Fluorescent


Effects To change Effects, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Effects.
  5. Tap one of the following options:  
    • None
    • Negative
    • Black and white
    • Sepia

ISO To change the ISO setting, following these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap ISO.
  5. Tap one of the following options:  
    • Auto
    • 100
    • 200
    • 400
    • 800

Metering To change Metering, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Metering.
  5. Tap one of the following options:  
    • Center-weighted
    • Spot
    • Matrix

Anti-shake To turn Anti-shake off or on, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Anti-Shake.
  5. Tap On or Off.

Auto contrast To turn Auto contrast off or on, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Auto contrast.
  5. Tap On or Off.

Image quality To adjust image quality, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Image quality.
  5. Tap one of the following options:  
    • Superfine
    • Fine
    • Normal

Adjust contrast To adjust contrast, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Auto contrast.
  5. Tap On or Off.

Guidelines To turn Guidelines on or off, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Guidelines.
  5. Tap On or Off .

 

 

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 Application.
  2. Tap Camera.
  3. Tap the Settings icon.
  4. Tap Storage.
  5. Tap one of the follow options:
    • 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 Application.
  2. Tap Gallery.
  3. Tap the image you would like to delete.
  4. Tap the image to display options, if necessary.
  5. Tap Delete.
  6. Tap Confirm deletions.

 

 

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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 screen you want to take a picture of.
  2. Press and hold the Volume Down and Home keys simultaneously until you hear a shutter sound.
  3. A notification will display that the image was successfully captured in the Notification Bar.

 

 

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