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How To Use Video Camera - LG G2
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2

Learn how to use video camera on your LG G2. The 13 MP camera offers good high definition shots and videos. The camera is aided by OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), which helps take better shots during low-light situations.

Getting to know the viewfinder

  • To open the Video Camera application, tap Camera icon on the Home screen and slide down to video camera icon.
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2

Note:

  • When recording a video, place two fingers on the screen and pinch to use the Zoom function.

Recording a video

  • From the Home screen, tap Camera icon and slide the Mode Switch button down to change to Video mode. The Record icon will change to Record icon .
  • The video camera's viewfinder will appear on the screen.
  • Holding the phone horizontally, point the lens towards the subject of the video.
  • Tap Record icon once to start recording.
  • A timer showing the length of the video is displayed at the top left corner of the screen.
  • Tap Stop icon to stop recording.

Note:

  • Tap on the screen to take a picture while you're recording.
  • Tap on the screen to take a puase while you're recording.

Using the advanced settings

Using the viewfinder, tap Settings icon to open the advanced options. Adjust the video camera settings by scrolling the list.

  • Audio zoom: Increases sound sensitivity in zooming area and decreases noise when recording.
  • Video size: Allows you to change the video resolution to FHD60 1920x1080(60fps), FHD1920x1080(30fps), HD 1280x720, QVGA 320x240, QCIF 176x144(MMS).
  • Brightness: Defines and controls of the amount of sunlight entering the lens. Slide the brightness indicator along the bar towards "- for a lower brightness video or towards "+ for a higher brightness video.
  • White balance: The white balance ensures any the white areas in your video are realistic.To enable your camera to adjust the white balance correctly, you may need to determine the light conditions. Choose from Auto, Incandescent, Sunny, Fluorescent, and Cloudy.
  • Color effect: Allows you to set a color effect for the photo. Choose from None, Mono, Sepia, and Negative.
  • Auto review: If you turn Auto review on, it will automatically play the video you just recorded.
  • Geotagging: Activate to use your phone's location-based services. Take videos wherever you are and tag them with the location. If you upload tagged videos to a blog that supports geotagging, you can see the videos displayed on a map.
  • Volume key: Set how to use the volume key. Choose from Record or Zoom.
  • Reset - Restore all video camera default settings.

After recording a video

Touch the image preview at the bottom of the screen to view the last video you recorded.

  • Increases the volume in the selected area during video playback.
  • Records a video while keeping the zoom locked in on a specific object.
  • Enables an overlay on your phone's display for easy multitasking.
  • Tap to share your video using the SmartShare function.
  • Locks the touch keys to prevent unintentional touches.
  • Allows you to adjust the screen ratio.
  • Captures a screen shot while playing a video.
  • Menu Key: Tap to access Subtitle, Play speed, Share, Trim, Delete, Settings and Details.

Note:

  • Additional charges may apply when multimedia messages are downloaded while roaming.

Watching your saved videos

  • In the viewfinder, tap the image preview at the bottom of the camera screen.
  • Your Gallery will appear on the screen.
  • Tap a video to play it automatically.

Adjusting the volume when viewing a video

  • To adjust the volume of a video while it is playing, use the Volume Keys on the back side of the phone.

Dual Recording

The Dual Recording feature allows you to record videos with the front and rear cameras at the same time.

  • Open the Camera application.
  • Change to video mode and tap Mode > Dual recording.
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2

  • Tap Record icon to start dual recording.
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2

Note:

  • Drag the small screen to move it to your desired location.
  • Touch and hold the small screen to resize it.
  • Tap on the small screen to switch screens.
  • Tap to change small window's frame.
  • Tap on the screen to take a pause while you're recording.
  • Tap on the screen to take a stop while you're recording.

Tracking zoom

Defines focus to enlarge before taking a video. Touch and hold the small screen to resize or move it.

  • Open the Camera application.
  • Change to video mode and tap Mode > Tracking zoom.
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2

  • Set the magnifying glass image to the area you want to zoom in on and track.
  • Tap Record icon to start recording.
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2

  • Tap Stop icon on the screen to stop recording.

Note:

  • Drag the small screen to move it to your desired location.
  • Touch and hold the small screen to resize it.
  • Tracking zoom is only available when using the rear camera; not the front camera.

Audio zoom

Increase sound sensitivity in zooming area and decrease noise when recording.

  • Open the Camera application.
  • Change to video mode, tap Settings > Audio zoom > On.
  • Tap Record icon to start recording.
  • Zoom in a certain area to increase sound sensitivity and decrease noise.
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2

Note:

Only available in landscape view.

  • Tap Stop icon on the screen to stop recording.

Tracking Focus

  • Open the Camera application.
  • Change to video mode and tap Record icon to start recording.
  • Tap on the subject in the preview screen to track it.
  • Tap Focus icon to refine the focus.
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2

Note: Depending on the selected object and settings, this function may not work.

Live Zooming

  • Live Zooming allows you to zoom in or zoom out on a portion of a video that is being played to make the desired section appear larger or smaller. When viewing a video, use your index finger and thumb in a pinching or spreading motion to zoom in or out.
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2

How To Use Video Camera - LG G2
How To Use Video Camera - LG G2

Note:

  • While a video is playing, slide the screen up or down to adjust the screen brightness.
  • While playing a video, slide the screen left or right to rewind or fast-forward.
  • Do not press too hard; the touch screen is sensitive enough to pick up a light, but firm touch.