About HUAWEI Mobile Phone P9 Camera and video settings

Setting the photo and video resolutions

Increase the resolution for higher quality images and videos. However, larger resolution images take up more space on your HUAWEI Mobile Phone P9. Changing the resolution will also change the image dimensions.

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Notes:Some shooting modes may not support all resolutions.

Open Camera. Swipe left on the screen and touch Resolution to change the resolution.

Configuring the default storage location for photos and videos Photos and videos are saved to your phone’s internal storage by default. Set the default storage location to the microSD card to free up storage space on your phone.

Open Camera and swipe left on the screen. Turn on the Priority save in SD card switch to set the default storage location to the microSD card. This option will not be available if there is no microSD card in your phone. If the microSD card is full, photos will be saved to your phone’s internal storage.

Adding an overlay

You can add a grid or spiral overlay to the viewfinder to help you compose your image.

Note:Overlays may not be available in some shooting modes.

Open Camera. Swipe left on the screen, touch Assistive grid, and then select an overlay to help you compose your image. Select Off to delete the reference lines.

You can choose from a 3 x 3 grid, phi grid, or spiral overlay. Use the 3 x 3 grid for general shooting scenarios. The phi grid is similar to the 3 x 3 grid, but uses the golden ratio to divide the viewfinder into distinct sections. Use the spiral grid for indoor photography or portrait shots.

P9 Video settings

Some shooting modes may not support all settings.

Swipe left on the video shooting screen to configure the following settings:

• Resolution: Configure the video resolution.

• GPS tag: Display the location where the video was recorded.

• Priority save in SD card: Set the default storage location for your videos. You can select your phone’s internal storage, or the microSD card.

• Object tracking: Touch an object on the screen. The camera will focus on the selected object when capturing the video.

• Stabilizer: Minimizes camera shake during recording.

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P9 Camera settings

Some shooting modes may not support all settings.

Swipe left on the photo shooting screen to configure the following settings:

• Resolution: Set the photo resolution.

• GPS tag: Display the location where the photo was taken.

• Priority save in SD card: Set the default storage location for your photos. You can select your phone’s internal storage, or the microSD card.

• Perfect selfie: Enable or disable this function in Beauty mode for automatic facial recognition and customized portrait enhancement. For more information, see Using Perfect Selfie mode.

• Touch & hold shutter button: Configure the shutter’s touch and hold settings. You can select Burst shoot or Focus.

• Audio control: Take a photo using voice commands.

• Volume button function: Configure the volume button settings. You can select Shutter,Zoom, or Focus

• Mute: Enable this feature to mute the camera. Due to legal constraints, this feature is not available in all countries and regions.

• Timer: Enable this feature to set a self-timer.

• Touch to capture: Touch the viewfinder to take a photo.

• Capture smiles: The camera will automatically take a photo when it detects a smile.

• Object tracking: Touch the object you want to focus on. The camera will track and focus on the selected object.

• Ultra snapshot: Press the volume down button twice to take a photo when the screen is off.

• Image adjustment: Adjust saturation, contrast, and brightness.

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