Take pictures and videos with Surface Duo

Use your Surface Duo to take pictures and videos of those moments you want to capture. You might want to take a quick selfie and share it on social media or in a text message, or take a picture of something around you then share it. No matter which one you choose—the camera in Surface Duo adapts to you.

After you take pictures or record a video, tap Photos on your Home screen to see them.

  1. On the bottom of your Home screen, tap Camera.

  2. Smile and then tap the Photo button.

  1. Fold the right screen back.

  2. Tap Camera on the bottom of your left screen, then tap the Photo button.

  1. Fold the right screen back.

  2. Tap Camera on the bottom of your left screen, then tap Panorama.

  3. Tap the Photo button, and then slowly move your Surface Duo left or right and keep it as straight as possible.

  4. Tap Stop when you’re done.

  1. Fold the right screen back.

  2. Tap Camera on the bottom of your left screen, then tap Video.

  3. Press the Record button to start recording the video and press the Stop button when you’re done.

Tip: Want to take a picture while recording video? Just press the Photo button that appears while you’re recording video.

  1. On the bottom of your Home screen, tap Camera.

  2. Drag the Camera app to the middle to maximize it across both screens.

  3. Press the Photo button. The selfies you take will appear on the other screen, so you can see how they look as you take them.

  1. On the bottom of your Home screen, tap Camera.

  2. Tap Settings (three vertical dots) on the right to see photo and video settings.

  3. Change the settings there, such as photo and video size, HDR, video format, and more.

  4. Tap Back when you’re done.

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