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Choosing a capture mode

Switch to a capture mode to use for taking photos or videos. The camera on HTC U Play separates capture modes into categories so that you can quickly find which mode you want.
  1. Tap 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.
  3. Tap the capture mode you want to use.
  4. To quickly switch between the front and main camera, tap 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 to switch back to Photo mode or 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 to view and choose the available settings for the mode.
Mode Setting Description


Selfie Photo


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.


Selfie Photo


Set the photo quality and aspect ratio. See Setting the photo quality and size for details.


Selfie Video

Set the video quality. See Setting the video resolution for details.
Pro Choose RAW or JPG format for photos. See Taking a RAW photo for details.

Selfie Photo

Selfie Panorama

Turn Live Makeup on and off. See Applying skin touch-ups with Live Makeup for details.
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