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 Launcher.
  2. Open Camera Camera. Then, on the right side, choose an option:
    • Select Photo and then Take photo Take photo.
    • Select Video and then Start recording Start recording.
    • Select Square and then Take photo Take photo.

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

  • Change your settings: Select Settings 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 Mirror.
  • Use gridlines to straighten photos: Select Grid grid.
  • Switch between cameras: At the left, select Switch camera Toggle cameraTip: 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 Toggle timer.

Find or delete your photos or videos

  • Find your photos and videos: In the bottom right corner of the Camera 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 Delete.
  • Save photo or video: Photos and videos taken with the Camera 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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