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Apple iPad Air (iOS8)

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I can't take pictures using the camera

This troubleshooting guide will take you through a number of possible causes
to help you find a solution to your problem.


Set your tablet to save pictures on the memory card.

Possible cause 1:

The tablet memory is full and your tablet is set to save pictures in this memory

Solution:

Set your tablet to save pictures on the memory card.

1. Turn on the camera
Tap Camera.
If the video recorder is turned on:
Drag PHOTO upwards until the camera is turned on.
2. Use the camera
The following steps describe how you:
Zoom in or out
Turn HDR on or off
Take a picture
Take a picture using the self-timer
Take a panorama picture
3. Zoom in or out
Drag two fingers together or apart to zoom in or out.
4. Turn HDR on or off
Tap HDR to turn the function on or off.
5. Take a picture
Point the camera lens at the required object and tap the take picture icon.
6. Take a picture using the self-timer
Tap the timer icon.
Tap 3s or 10s.
Point the camera lens at the required object and tap the take picture icon.
The picture is taken after the selected number of seconds.
7. Take a panorama picture
Drag PANO upwards until the function is selected.
Point the camera lens at the part of the motive furthest to the left and tap the take picture icon.
Move your tablet slowly to the right in a straight line (the arrow needs to be on the horizontal line).
Tap the stop icon.
8. Return to the home screen
Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

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