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Camera apparently opens twice when double tapping the power button... Why?

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Member2047631, Feb 27, 2018.

  1. Member2047631

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  2. Clementine_3

    Clementine_3 Extreme Android User
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    Quick access :)
     
  3. Jhayzone

    Jhayzone Android Enthusiast

    Some device have this option. Check your phone settings, maybe there is a way to turn it off if you don't like it.
     
  4. Member2047631

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    No, I mean it opens two
     
  5. Member2047631

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    Did you watch the video?
     
  6. Member2047631

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    If you didn't understand the video then;
     

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  7. Member2047631

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    I know that double tapping the power button opens the camera, I set it like that, but it opens two, check the picture
     
  8. Mikestony

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    You have 2 camera apps installed? It's probably opening both of them then. Disable one and test again.
     
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  9. Member2047631

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    No, I don't you don't seem to get it.
     
  10. Member2047631

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    You can even see it's the same app. That's why I said it opens two of the same app.
     
  11. Mikestony

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    Ok. What happenshap you opop the camera application manually? Does it open twice also?
     
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  13. Member2047631

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    My camera only has 5 mega pixels
     
  14. Mikestony

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    So I would guess that if you only have one camera app, which opens once when manually opened, twice when double tapping the power button, there is either a glitch in the OS, or some setting in the camera app itself.
    If all acts normal, this may be something you just have to accept.

    Just another thought here, if applicable, is there an HDR setting in the camera app you could turn off and try opening via the power button to see if it opens twice?
     
  15. lunatic59

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    What happens if you only tap the power button once? I know the feature is a double tap, but from the complaints about various Lenovo features, their developers aren't on the ball.
     
  16. Member2047631

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    Tapping once turns on/off the device

    Which one should I use?

    I don't understand why 1080p is an option even though my device doesn't support 1080p
     

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  17. lunatic59

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    Maybe the camera does, but the screen doesn't? That would be silly. Not surprising, but silly.
     
  18. Member2047631

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    But what should I choose in the red circle?

    The quality isn't good really

    IMG_20180228_111649.jpg Here's a picture taken with it just now
     
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  19. lunatic59

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    The red circle ... Doesn't really matter it's just the aspect ratio of the image. Both will be 5 MP. One will be more of a rectangle.

    The image does look a little "soft" but it's probably because the photo is inside and the ISO is compensating for low light levels, plus there are a lot of jpg artifacts.
     
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  20. Member2047631

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    Should I keep it at 1080p? Would it make it look better even if it's reduced to 720p on my tablet? Or would 720p be better...?
     
  21. lunatic59

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    "looking better" is a personal preference. Try it both ways and set it to what you like.
     
  22. Member2047631

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    It says 'video size'
     
  23. Member2047631

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  24. Member2047631

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    I couldn't tell a difference in the 'dark' even though it's not dark, the camera just thinks it's incredibly dark for some reason... 720p is definitely smaller
     

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