Android Phones may differ but here is how to record
Video on a Motorola G6
To begin select the Camera Icon
|Then click on the Video Camera Icon|
Next Click on Settings to adjust the type of video you
will be recording
Choose Rear Camera
Then select Video Size
The 3 sizes on this camera are as follows
Full High Definition (FHD) is the resolution 1920x1080P.
Some phones have
Ultra High Definition (UHD) is the resolution 3840x2160P.
What this means is that there are more pixels per inch (PPI)
better resolution but the files will be larger and take more
time to upload and download
HD on this phone is 720 x 1280
FHD 60 is 60 frames per second
FHD is 30 frames per second
For summercamp projects using FHD 30 frames per second
If you have an SD card in the phone make sure you
choose to save the videos to the SD Card
Go to Save Settings and choose the SD card as shown here
Note you can zoom in and out of the image by using
your fingers to pinch the screen
Another tip is to turn on the flashlight icon to turn on the
"Torch" or Flashlight to add light to your subject
To record Slow Motion or Timelaspse click on the grid icon
Slow Motion or Timelaspse
Once all the settings and modes are set.
Make sure you have the "video camera" selected
Record the subject by pressing the RED record button.
To stop recording hit the same button.
Save a photo or video to your computer
On your COMPUTER NOT YOUR PHONE open “Chrome”
and go to photos.google.com
|Select a photo or video by double clicking on it to load it full size|
Then click the 3 dots in the upper left corner of the file
choose Download to your computer
The video or photo will be downloaded to your computer in your
Then you can use for editing or sharing etc.