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How To Use Video Camera - Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
How To Use Video Camera - Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Learn how to use video camera on your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. In addition to taking photos, the camera also doubles as a camcorder that also allows you to record, view, and send videos.

Note: The camera may not be able to properly record videos to a memory card with a slow transfer speed.

Shooting Video

Note: When shooting video in direct sunlight or in bright conditions, it is recommended that you provide your subject with sufficient light by having the light source behind you.

  • From the main Home screen, tap Camera icon to activate the camera mode. .

  • Using the camera's main display screen as a viewfinder, adjust the image by aiming the camcorder at the subject.

  • Before you take a video, use the Volume control buttons to zoom in or out. You can magnify the video up to x4 (400 percent).

  • Tap the Video key to begin shooting video. The red light will blink while recording.

  • You can tap the screen to move the focus to the area you touch target area.

  • To capture an image from the video while recording, tap Camera icon. This feature is not available while the anti-shake feature is activated.

  • Tap the Pause key to stop the recording and save the video file to your Camera folder.

  • Tap the Stop key ( ) to stop the recording and save the video file to your Camera folder.

  • Once the file has been saved, tap the image viewer, then tap Play icon to play your video.

  • Press Back key to return to the viewer.

Viewing your Videos

After you take a video, you can access various options from the Image Viewer. The Image Viewer uses your Gallery and the Video player. For more information, refer to "Gallery. Also, see"Videos.

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