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Use accessibility features with your Camera app

Important: Guided Frame is available on Pixel 6 and later, including Pixel Fold.

When you take a photo with Guided Frame, you can get cues to help you frame the image. Guided Frame signals when your subject is in view. A visual frame surrounds your subject, and verbal cues and vibrations signal when to take the photo.

This feature works with:

  • Front and rear cameras.
  • Photo and Portrait modes.

Tip: Portrait mode will only detect faces.

Turn on Guided Frame

  1. On your device, open the Settings app.
  2. Search for 'TalkBack'.
  3. Turn on Use TalkBack.

Use Guided Frame

  1. Open the Camera app .
  2. Point the camera at your subject.
  3. Follow the audio or visual instructions or vibrations.
  4. When subjects are framed correctly, the Camera app takes your photo automatically.
    • To do it manually, press the volume button.

Tip: To switch between front or rear cameras, double-tap the front or rear camera button.

Subjects that Guided Frame recognises

When you take a photo with Guided Frame, it helps recognise the subjects. Recognisable subjects include:

  • Faces
  • Pets
  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Documents
  • Electronic devices
  • Vehicles

Tip: Guided Frame works best with a single subject.

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