Is there a way to assign a hard button to camera?
Basically wandering if i can assign for example the "search" hard button to as the shutter activation button to take pics with while in camera mode? I hate using the screen button.
is there an app on the optimus S that will allow me to do that.. if not what app can i use?
- 12-17-2010, 01:05 PM #2
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Agreed- touch screen shutter buttons suck!
Sometimes I want to take a self portrait, and I can't because I keep pressing the #$@! wrong part of the display! At the very least, the camera app should trigger the shutter wherever I press on the preview image (I think the Touch Pro did that, but I may be mistaken. Besides, the TP had a giant D-Pad enter button to press).
- 12-17-2010, 02:23 PM #8
- 12-17-2010, 02:24 PM #9
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Uh, the button on the side IS a shutter button. It launches the camera, and acts as a shutter button.
Once the camera is running, push the camera button on the side down halfway, and it will focus. Push it the rest of the way, and it will take a picture. Or, just mash it down and it will focus, THEN take a picture.
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However, the process is still running, so when you go into the camera, it is still in texting mode. Hit back and you'll get to the main handcent screen, again and you'll get to the picture, again, to the camera.
Yes this is annoying. My only gripes with this phone or more accurately, android, are the camera and gallery apps.
What's this about an option to disable this in handcent?
Edit: found it - Handcent -> Menu button -> Settings -> Send message settings -> Trigger camera button.
This may be causing your issue if it's enabled - disable it. This is not a fix for what I described above however.
- 05-07-2012, 09:13 PM #17
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Re: Is there a way to assign a hard button to camera?
My droid pro initially defaulted to a calendar when i pressed the side button. I finally figured how to change that to launch the camera instead of the calendar. However, it does not allow me to take a picture when i press it. ive tried the advice given above...holding it halfway to focus then all the way to take the pic. it looks like its taking a pic on the screen but its not. i can only use the aggrivating shutter button on the screen which makes me crazy! I am so frustrated with this phone after only 4 days.
- 05-08-2012, 01:23 AM #18