How to take a picture with a Chromebook

Want to use your Chromebook’s webcam to take a picture? All you have to do is launch the camera app

There are many great ChromeOS tablets you can buy that have webcams, as well as a wide range of Chromebooks. ChromeOS tablets are particularly well-suited for photography, as they tend to have world-facing webcams. This is a webcam on the back of the device.

Even in the case of traditional clamshell Chromebooks, where the webcam is a selfie camera facing you, there’s a chance you might want to take a picture to see how you look in front of the camera itself. Well, similar to the best Windows laptops, ChromeOS makes things easy. All you have to do is use the camera app.

How to take a picture with a Chromebook

To take a photo with your Chromebook, just open the Camera app from the ChromeOS launcher. Here’s how to do it.

  1. If you’re using a Chromebook that has a privacy guard on the camera, make sure it’s turned off and the lens exposed. Or click the button on the keyboard to enable the camera if it has an electronic key.
  2. Click the circular ChromeOS Launcher icon on the lower left side of your screen.
  3. He writes camera.
  4. Click the top result to launch the camera.
  5. You will see several options in the Camera app.
    ChromeOS Camera app

  6. click picture to take a picture. If your device has multiple cameras, there will be an icon in the Camera app that shows two arrows in a circle. If you click this, your device switches to the world facing webcam. Choose which one you want.
  7. Click on the circular icon to take a photo. The image will be automatically saved to your Chromebook.
  8. If your device has these additional camera features, you will see the option to take a selfie with a blur background. Just tap it at the bottom of the Camera app.
  9. There is also an option to record a video or scan a document or QR code. Just choose to survey to get to those.
  10. There is also the ability to flip the image from left to right. Just click a file reflection icon to the left of the Camera app. And if you like, you can also click on File timer And network Codes to use to your advantage.
    Camera in the Files app in ChromeOS

  11. to access the photo you just took. Go to the Files app. Then choose camera.

That’s all there is to know about how to take a picture with your Chromebook. For easier access, if you enable the Google Assistant on your Chromebook, just say “ok google” and thenlaunch my camera to launch the Camera app. To take the photo with Google Assistant, say “Picture me.” Once you take the photo, you can easily edit it using the Google Photos app or Gallery.

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