1. goodenough's Avatar
    This is such a piece of crap interface, because the traditional "pinching" method doesn't even remotely work.
    Are you supposed to press that center zoom brightness control? It doesn't work with ANY consistency.
    A total piece of junk design on the camera app. Should I install another camera app?
    03-05-2016 09:37 AM
  2. paudritsh's Avatar
    With the app open, slide your finger to the top of the screen.
    Ry likes this.
    03-05-2016 09:49 AM
  3. Rocketsaucev2's Avatar
    In the future, instead of posting this embarrassing tirade, in the camera app, slide the settings menu out and hit the ? in the top right and it tells you how to use it
    Ry and dmark44 like this.
    03-05-2016 03:01 PM
  4. thejesse's Avatar
    Sounds like this may not be the phone for you.
    Rocketsaucev2 and Ry like this.
    03-05-2016 03:34 PM
  5. Ry's Avatar
    Watch the language and keep it PUPPAH.
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    03-05-2016 05:18 PM
  6. zuben el genubi's Avatar
    Opposite of pinch.

    Works well.Motorola Camera: How do you zoom? I can't figure it out.-14572252204640.jpg

    Closeup using spread fingers or whatever the opposite of pinch is.

    I've got the circle set to focus and have to use the shutter button.
    dmark44 likes this.
    03-06-2016 07:49 AM
  7. anne gray1's Avatar
    The first poster has a good point, and well-expressed. Maybe if you don't want to help, please keep your parental comments to yourself. I have read the user instructions. The camera WILL NOT ZOOM when dragging the viewfinder up and down, slowly, lightly, firmly, any way. I can't find any settings which would have turned the Zoom off. Android 6.0 What is the fix for this?
    RK928 likes this.
    11-05-2016 04:07 PM
  8. acejavelin's Avatar
    Oddd... Never had any problem... just swipe up or down to zoom in our out. I can't change anything to make it fail.
    PapaGary likes this.
    11-05-2016 08:01 PM
  9. B. Diddy's Avatar
    I would point out that digital zoom is largely useless anyway, unless you want to see details of the object on your viewfinder before you take the shot for some reason. Remember that digital zoom essentially pre-crops your photo for you -- it doesn't actually zoom in, like an optical zoom does. In general, it's better to take the photo without digital zoom, then use photo editing tools afterwards to crop it. You'll have better control over the composition of your photo that way.
    11-06-2016 01:28 AM
  10. Javier P's Avatar
    The first poster has a good point, and well-expressed. Maybe if you don't want to help, please keep your parental comments to yourself. I have read the user instructions. The camera WILL NOT ZOOM when dragging the viewfinder up and down, slowly, lightly, firmly, any way. I can't find any settings which would have turned the Zoom off. Android 6.0 What is the fix for this?
    Welcome to the forums. In most Motorola phones you can zoom in & out swiping up & down outside the focus/exposure circle. Dragging this circle around will just change the focus point. Tell us if this work for you.
    11-06-2016 05:26 AM
  11. blackdogAC's Avatar
    About weeks ago, my camera just regressed ten years. I lost, completely, the selfie camera It's just gone. No icon for flip", no twist to flip...just gone completely. AND..zoom is gone It' doesn't matter if you pinch or unpinch. It does not work any more. not happy
    11-07-2016 09:37 AM
  12. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Did that happen along with a system update?
    11-07-2016 10:01 AM
  13. PapaGary's Avatar
    This is such a piece of crap interface, because the traditional "pinching" method doesn't even remotely work.
    Are you supposed to press that center zoom brightness control? It doesn't work with ANY consistency.
    A total piece of junk design on the camera app. Should I install another camera app?
    Open Camera allows you to set the volume rocker as the zoom control. It also has multiple settings like a regular digital camera (THAT appeals to me).
    11-12-2016 07:11 PM

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