Select Menu > Media > Camera.

Capture an image

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, scroll up or down.

  3. If the Optical Navi key is activated, to autofocus, hold your finger on the scroll key. To capture the image, press the scroll key.navi-key-finger.jpg

    If the Optical Navi key is deactivated, to autofocus, press and hold the scroll key. To capture the image, release the scroll key.

    The device saves the image in Gallery.

See Optical Navi key.

The toolbar provides you with shortcuts to different items and settings before and after capturing an image or recording a video. 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 on or off (video mode only)

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Switch the video light on or off (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 color 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 customize the camera toolbar, switch to image mode, and select Options > Customise toolbar .

Scenes

Scenes

Select Menu > Media > Camera.

A scene helps you to find the right color 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 in 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

Capture images in a sequence

Select Menu > Media > Camera.

To capture several images in a sequence, if enough memory is available, select Sequence mode in 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 turn off sequence mode, select Sequence mode > Single shot in the toolbar.

View captured image

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 compatible devices.

Send to caller - Send the image to the caller during an active call.

Post to - Send the image to your compatible online album (network service).

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

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

Record videos

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

Play a video

Select Menu > Media > Camera.

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

Select from the following toolbar items:

Send - Send the video to other compatible devices.

Send to caller - Send the video to the caller during an active call.

Post to - Send the video to an online album (network service).

Delete - Delete the video.

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

Image settings

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 Off.

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

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 after the recording stops. To view the entire video, select Play from the toolbar.

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

Memory in use - Select where to store your videos.

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