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Taking photo selfies in Bokeh mode

With Bokeh mode, you can take selfies with a nice blurred background. Blur your background automatically, or manually adjust the blur level before taking your selfie.
Important: You need to be in a well-lit environment to use Bokeh mode.
  1. On the Home screen, tap the camera icon to open the Camera app.
  2. Switch to Selfie Photo mode. See Choosing a capture mode for details.
  3. Tap Bokeh off icon to cycle through the Bokeh mode options.
    Icon State
    Bokeh off icon Off
    Bokeh auto icon Auto Bokeh
    Bokeh manual icon Manual Bokeh
  4. If you selected Manual Bokeh, drag the slider to the right or left to increase or decrease the blur level of the background.
    Screen showing Bokeh mode
  5. When ready, tap Camera shutter button. Or simply squeeze the lower sides of your phone.

Editing photo selfies taken in Bokeh mode

After capturing in Bokeh mode, you can edit your photo selfie to adjust the background blur. You can even change the focus to another subject or area in your photo.
  1. After capturing, tap the small image thumbnail to open your photo with the bokeh effect.

    Or open the Photos app to find and open your photo. Photo selfies taken in Bokeh mode are marked with the Bokeh indicator icon.

  2. Tap > Bokeh Mode Editor.
  3. To focus on another subject or area on the photo, just tap on it.
  4. Drag the slider to adjust the blur level of the background or foreground, depending on which part of the photo is in focus.
  5. Tap Accept button when done.

    The edited photo is saved as a new photo. The original photo remains unedited.

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