Take a photo or video with your Pixelbook

Use the camera on your Pixelbook to take photos or video.

  1. In the corner of your screen, select the Launcher .
  2. Open Camera . Then, on the right side, choose an option:
    • Select Photo and then Take photo .
    • Select Video and then Start recording .
    • Select Square and then Take photo .

You can also change how your photos or videos are captured:

  • Change your settings: Select Settings . Change the size of the grid, the length of the timer, or the camera resolution.
  • Flip your photo from left to right: Select Mirror .
  • Use gridlines to straighten photos: Select Grid grid.
  • Switch between cameras: At the left, select Switch camera Tip: You can only switch cameras if you plug in an external camera or your device has 2 built-in cameras.
  • Take photos with a timer: Select Timer .

Find or delete your photos or videos

  • Find your photos and videos: In the bottom right corner of the Camera  , select the thumbnail of your most recent photo or video. To see the photo or video larger, select it.
    • Important: To automatically store your photos and videos in Files , your device must run Chrome OS version 69 and up. To learn more about updating your device, see Related articles.
  • Delete your photo or video: Select Delete .
  • Save photo or video: Photos and videos taken with the Camera can be found in the "Downloads" folder of your Files . For more information, see Related articles.

Edit or print your photos

  • Print your photo: Select Print .
  • Edit, crop, or rotate your photo: Select Edit .

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