Samsung Galaxy Tab E (8.0) - Common Camera Settings

Note For additional camera settings, refer to page 45 of the user guide.

  1. From a Home screen, tap Camera Camera icon (at the bottom).
    Note If not available, swipe up or down from the center of the display then tap Camera.
  2. For general camera settings, tap the Camera Settings icon Camera Settings Icon (lower-left).
  3. From the Default screen, swipe right or left to access shooting modes.
  4. Select an option:

Shooting modes

Swipe left or right to select one of the following modes:

  • Panoroma
    Note Create a linear image by taking pictures in either a horizontal or vertical direction.
  • Pro
    Note Manually adjust the ISO sensitivity, exposure value, white balance, and color tone while taking pictures.
  • Beauty
    Note Automatically airbrush out minor imperfections when you take pictures of people.
  • Auto
    Note Allow the camera to determine the ideal mode for the picture.
  • Continuous shot
    Note Touch and hold the Camera button icon Camera button icon to continuously take pictures.


Record Video

  1. Tap the Record icon Record button to start recording video.
  2. Tap the Stop icon Stop button to stop recording.



Add or remove filters from your pictures.


Switch Cameras

Tap the Switch camera icon to switch between cameras:

  • Rear facing camera
  • Front facing camera

Switch camera icon



View saved pictures and videos.



  1. Tap the Settings icon Camera Settings icon.
  2. Select an option then adjust as preferred:
    Select a camera option


Picture Size

Tap Picture size then select an option:

  • 4:3 (5.0 MP) 2576x1932
  • 16:9 (3.7 MP) 2560x1440
  • 1:1 (3.7 MP) 1920x1920
  • 4:3 (2.0 MP) 1600x1200
  • 4:3 (1.2 MP) 1280x960
  • 4:3 (0.3 MP) 640x480

Back to settings

Video Size

Tap Video size then select an option:

  • HD 1280x720
  • VGA 640x480

Back to settings


Tap Timer then select an option:

  • Off
  • 2 secs
  • 5 secs
  • 10 secs

Back to settings

Storage location

Tap Storage location then select an option:

  • Internal Storage
  • SD card (only available if a memory card is inserted).

Back to settings