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Is there a camera button?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by andrzewi, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. andrzewi

    andrzewi Well-Known Member
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    Another thing (beside LED notification) I cannot find on the body of my Cappy: the button to start camera instantly. I came from Motorola Milestone (left to my wife) where button dedicated to camera was obvious.
    Anyone knows if any of outside buttons can be used as bringing camera in?
     

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  2. DT

    DT Well-Known Member
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    Just an icon on the display itself. I have it on my dock for quick access.

    Once the camera is fired up, the shutter is also on the display. The power/sleep button becomes a "lock" so that you can keep camera mode active without accidentally backing out, etc,. which is pretty handy, especially if you want to stick the phone in camera mode in your pocket.
     
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  3. pkoutoul

    pkoutoul Well-Known Member
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    I don't miss having a dedicated camera button at all. With my Blackberry, I was always snapping pictures accidentally when pulling it out of the holster.

    DT, thanks for the tip about the camera lock. I didn't know about that handy tip.
     
  4. DT

    DT Well-Known Member
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    Oh yeah, no problem, I actually found it by accident, I was like WTF, can't take a picture, access my home, grrr...

    ...oh it's LOCKED *redface* :D
     

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