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Getting back to Camera Screen when viewing taken pictures [answered]

asked 2014-02-14 13:25:30 +0300

bockersjv gravatar image

updated 2014-07-30 16:12:40 +0300

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Need a quick way to return to the camera viewfinder screen.

Reason If you take a picture and then view the taken photo by swiping it can sometimes be difficult to find the active camera screen again, especially if you view back quite through a number of pictures. This is exaggerated if you store a lot of pictures in the Pictures/Camera folder. The quickest way to get to the active camera screen is to close the Camera app and re-open. Minimising does not help. This can be really annoying when you want to capture another scene quickly.

A Suggested Solution It would be far easier if there was a pulley option to take you back to the viewfinder screen. A bottom pulley would be best and this should also be possible with the pictures in full screen mode, also the top pulley is only activated after clicking on a picture and is already quite congested.

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answered 2014-02-14 14:06:11 +0300

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Is already possible click the image you taken and swipe back from the sharing menu popping up above the screen. I also found it out by accident. I have no idea currently how to make this better.

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This is not an answer to the problem it is a comment. The issue is that if you take multiple pictures and then swipe to have a look at them you have no way to get back to the viewfinder screen than to swipe your way all the way back to it. This takes time and you may miss a photo opportunity.

bockersjv ( 2014-02-14 15:08:56 +0300 )edit

Not true. As I stated clicking on the image and then swiping back from the sharing menu brings you back to the viewfinder. But you need to swipe on the menu not the image!

leszek ( 2014-02-14 15:13:30 +0300 )edit

@bockersjv Have you tried what @leszek is suggesting? He is right and this is a valuable solution.

Neo ( 2014-02-14 15:57:37 +0300 )edit

Yes. and my original post says that too. The point is that there is no way to get back to the viewfinder quickly other than scrolling back through every image you have just passed. So if you take ten snaps and want to look through them then see a shot you want to take quickly you have to scroll all the way back through the 10 to get to the viewfinder to take a picture. It would be much easier if you could get back to the camera viewfinder via a pulley menu.

bockersjv ( 2014-02-14 18:20:51 +0300 )edit

The point is that there is no way to get back to the viewfinder quickly other than scrolling back through every image you have just passed.

This is not true. You can click on the image and then swipe back to go directly to the viewfinder as stated before already. Scrolling from the viewfinder to get back to the taken shot is another issue here.

leszek ( 2014-02-14 18:25:58 +0300 )edit

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