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Choosing a capture mode

Switch to a capture mode to use for taking photos or videos. The camera on HTC U11 EYEs separates capture modes into categories so that you can quickly find which mode you want.
  1. Tap Camera settings slideout menu button to open the slideout menu.

    You can also swipe right from the left edge in landscape orientation or swipe down from the top edge in portrait orientation.

  2. Scroll through the menu to see the available capture modes.
    Screen showing various camera modes that appear when you tap the double bar icon.
  3. Tap the capture mode you want to use.
  4. To quickly switch between the front and main camera, tap Switch camera button on the Viewfinder screen.
  5. You can quickly switch back to either Photo or Video mode when you're in other capture modes without opening the slideout menu.Right below the main shutter button, just tap Camera icon to switch back to Photo mode or Video record button to switch back to Video mode.

Capture mode settings

You can change the settings for some of the capture modes such as Photo or Video mode. To change settings, select a mode and then tap Camera settings slideout menu button to view and choose the available settings for the mode.
Screen showing available options for a selected camera mode.
Mode Setting Description
Photo/Selfie Photo/Pro Camera timer off indicator Toggle between the time settings to set the self-timer or turn off the self-timer. See Taking photos with the self-timer for details.
Photo/Selfie Photo/Pro Set the photo quality and aspect ratio. See Setting the photo quality and size for details.
Video/Selfie Video HD resolution indicator Set the video quality. See Setting the video resolution for details.
Video/Selfie Video   Tap High-res audio to turn high resolution audio recording on and off. See Turning on high resolution audio for details.
Pro RAW and JPEG format indicator Choose RAW or JPG format for photos. See Taking a RAW photo for details.
Selfie Panorama Selfie Panorama wide mode icon Toggle between wide and super-wide selfie panorama. See Taking a panoramic selfieand Taking a super wide-angle panoramic selfie.
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