Camera

Select Menu > Media > Camera.

Capture an image

Select Menu > Media > Camera.

Your device supports an image capture resolution of 2592x1944 pixels. The image resolution in this guide may appear different.

  1. Use the display as a viewfinder.

  2. To zoom in or out before capturing an image, use the volume keys.

  3. To temporarily activate the toolbar when it is hidden, scroll left.

The toolbar provides you with shortcuts to different items and settings before and after capturing an image or recording a video clip. Select from the following:

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Switch to image mode.

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Switch to video mode.

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Select the scene.

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Switch to panorama mode.

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Switch the video light off (video mode only)

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Switch the video light on (video mode only)

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Select the flash mode (images only).

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Activate the self-timer (images only).

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Activate sequence mode (images only).

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Select a colour tone.

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Adjust the white balance.

The available options vary depending on the mode and view you are in. The settings return to the default values when you close the camera.

To customise the camera toolbar, switch to image mode, and select Options > Customise toolbar.

Scenes

Select Menu > Media > Camera.

A scene helps you to find the right colour and lighting settings for the current environment. The settings of each scene have been set according to a certain style or environment.

To change the scene, select Scene modes from the toolbar.

To make your own scene, scroll to User defined, and select Options > Change.

To copy the settings of another scene, select Based on scene mode and the desired scene.

To activate your own scene, select User defined > Select.

Capture images in a sequence

Select Menu > Media > Camera.

To capture several images in a sequence, if enough memory is available, select Sequence mode from the toolbar and press the scroll key.

The captured images are shown in a grid on the display. To view an image, scroll to it and press the scroll key. If you used a time interval, only the last image is shown on the display, and the other images are available in Gallery.

To send the image, select Options > Send.

To send the image to a caller during an active call, select Options > Send to caller.

To deactivate sequence mode, select Sequence mode > Single shot in the toolbar.

View captured image

Select Menu > Media > Camera.

The image you captured is automatically saved in Gallery. If you do not want to keep the image, select Delete from the toolbar.

Select from the following toolbar items:

Send - Send the image to a compatible device.

Sign in to Share online - Send the image to your compatible online album (network service).

To use the image as the background image, select Options > Use image > Set as wallpaper.

To add the image to a contact, select Options > Use image > Assign to contact.

The available toolbar items and options may vary.

Record videos

Select Menu > Media > Camera.

  1. If the camera is in image mode, select video mode from the toolbar.

  2. To start recording, press the scroll key.

  3. To pause recording, select Pause. Select Continue to resume recording.

  4. To stop recording, select Stop. The video clip is automatically saved in Gallery. The maximum length of the video clip depends on the available memory.

Play a video clip

Select Menu > Media > Camera.

To play a recorded video clip, select Play from the toolbar.

Select from the following toolbar items:

Send - Send the video clip to a compatible device.

Sign in to Share online - Send the video clip to an online album (network service).

Delete - Delete the video clip.

To enter a new name for the video clip, select Options > Rename video clip.

The available toolbar items and options may vary.

Image settings

Select Menu > Media > Camera.

To modify still image settings, select Options > Settings and from the following:

Image quality - Set the image quality. The better the image quality, the more memory the image consumes.

Add to album - Define to which album the captured images are saved.

Show captured image - To see the image after the capture, select Yes. To continue capturing images immediately, select No.

Default image name - Define the default name for the captured images.

Extended digital zoom - The On (continuous) option allows the zoom increments to be smooth and continuous between the digital and extended digital zoom. The Off option allows a limited amount of zoom while retaining the image resolution.

Capture tone - Set the tone that sounds when you capture an image.

Memory in use - Select where to store your images.

Restore camera settings - Restore the camera settings to the default values.

Video settings

Select Menu > Media > Camera.

Select Options > Settings and from the following:

Video quality - Set the quality of the video clip. Select Sharing, if you want to send the video clip using a multimedia message. The clip is recorded with OCIF resolution, in the 3GPP file format, and the size is limited to 300 kB (approximately 20 seconds). You may not be able to send video clips saved in the MPEG-4 file format in a multimedia message.

Audio recording - Select Mute if you do not want to record sound.

Add to album - Define to which album the recorded videos are saved.

Show captured video - View the first frame of the recorded video clip after the recording stops. To view the entire video clip, select Play from the toolbar.

Default video name - Define the default name for recorded video clips.

Memory in use - Select where to store your video clips.

Restore camera settings - Restore the camera settings to the default values.