How To Use Camera - Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

How To Use Camera App - Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
How To Use Camera App - Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

Learn how to use Camera on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. Use your devices built-in camera and camcorder to take photos and record videos.

To access the Camera:

  • From a Home screen, touch Apps > Camera icon. If a memory card is inserted, the Storage location pop-up displays.
  • Touch OK to change the storage location to memory card.


  • Touch Cancel to use the device storage for storing pictures and videos.The Camera screen displays.

Note: If memory card storage is used, photos are stored in the /storage/emulated/0/DCIM/Camera folder as jpg files.

Camera Screen

The following items can be found on the Camera screen as illustrated:

  1. Settings Shortcuts
  2. GPS Active
  3. Storage Indicator
  4. Mode
  5. Camera Button
  6. Image Viewer
  7. Settings

Taking Photos

To take a photo:

  • Touch Camera icon.
  • Using the display as a viewfinder, compose your photo by aiming the lens at the subject.
  • To take the photo, touch the Camera button.
  • Touch Back key to leave the Camera and display the previous screen.


  • Do not take photos of people without their permission.
  • Do not take photos in places where cameras are not allowed.
  • Do not take photos in places where you may interfere with another persons privacy.


This guide will work on all Samsung Galaxy Tabs; including Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1.

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