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HOW TO USE S4 REAR CAMERA WHEN SWITCH CAMERA OPTION IS MISSING?

I Can't FIND THE SWITCH CAMERA OPTION IN MY S4. ITS MISSING

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Unfortunately, there is no way to switch the mode from back to front camera. Normally, when you launched the camera application to take picture or to record videos. You will find the camera switch on screen, it is located on the top left side screen right next to change camera mode. The icon for the camera to switch to secondary is the one that looks like a Camera with an arrow circling around, just like the image below:

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If the said option is missing, what you can do is to check the phone for updates to it's firmware by using Samsung Kies of via WiFi. While the phone is connected to the internet, go to Settings then about this phone and look Update or check for updates and install if there is.

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If there is no update for you mobile phone, what you need to do is to back up your mobile phone to your computer first of all your files, contacts, applications and any other. The next step would be reset, reset can also help you to clear errors on phone but setting it to default values. Here is how you reset the phone:

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1. Turn off the phone completely.

2. Press and hold Volume up then the home key and the power button

3. Once you feel a vibration on your phone, let go of the power button and continue.

4. Once you have the Android system recovery, let go of the buttons now and use the volume keys to scroll down and up. Select the Wipe data and reset then yes to start the reset.

5. After the reset has been completed, select reboot to simply restart the phone and it should start up. Restore your back up and check the camera if the switch camera is now showing.

If the feature is still missing. It is best that you contact Samsung or go to Samsung Service center for them to check the phone's hardware and even to reinstall it's firmware. But if you know how to re-install the firmware of the phone then you can try but its best to let them do it if its still under warranty for you not to void the warranty.

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It is a possible glitch on your phone which can be fixed by doing a reboot (turning off and on again). If by any chance that it still happens after reboot, consider doing a Factory Reset. Backup all apps and data by downloading Kies: http://www.samsung.com/ph/support/usefulsoftware/KIES/JSP (Backup and Restore tab). Now, all you need to do is go to your dialer app and enter the following:

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If after the Hard Reset and the issue persists, consider sending the S4 to a Samsung Service Center because there could be an issue with your front camera.

Is 1st icon on upper left for switching front to back cameras on S4?

I press what I think is the icon to switch from selfie to rear camera. Either nothing happens or I actually hear a click and a picture is taken.

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I want my S4 camera to only focus on face and background is blur?

I want my S4 camera to only focus on face and background is blur

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How can I change camera from beauty face?

Must have hit something in error now can't change camera from beauty face

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