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Help Forget to press record

spman

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Feb 26, 2013
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To record a video using samsung default camera app, i do these steps, press [camera] app>press [video] tab>press round red button

Sometimes after pressing the [video] tab, I forget to press the round record button because I assumed pressing the [video] button makes me think that video has started recording. The red button also makes me thinks that video recording is in progress.

How to prevent video forget to press start record button problem? Is there any app that can display a floating banner text telling me it is recording or not recording, or maybe something to change the round button to a text "press to start" "press to stop"

Thanks
 
On my S21, initiating a video capture by touching the red button starts the recording and changes the red button to a pause stop option. A third party camera app might be more to your liking but I haven't a suggestion. I find the default app intuitive for me and have not explored other options.
 
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Isn't their a timer showing when you start to record? To show how long the video is? I don't have a Samsung; I have a Pixel 7. If I don't see the timer so I stop at 30 seconds or whatever, I know it's not recording
at the top there is a timer counting down. but if you use the volume keys to start and stop it is easy to know that you are recording.
 
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Isn't their a timer showing when you start to record? To show how long the video is? I don't have a Samsung; I have a Pixel 7. If I don't see the timer so I stop at 30 seconds or whatever, I know it's not recording
There is a timer showing after pressing the record button.

Sometimes after pressing the [video] tab, I just forget to press the record button, and the red round button makes me think that recording has started because it is showing red.

Another user had similar experience RecordReminder, Feature to remind user about pressing record button when they forget to press it and miss recording precious mo

Anyway I searched for the word "forgot to press record" / "reminder to record" and there are many people forgot to press record.
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.......There is a timer showing after pressing the record button.

Sometimes after pressing the [video] tab, I just forget to press the record button, and the red round button makes me think that recording has started because it is showing red.......



This is just something you are going to have to train yourself to remember. Write down on a piece of paper, "Look for Timer, Press Record" a 100 times.

I don't know how bad or serious your forgetfulness is. If it's real bad, maybe seeing a doctor would help

I hope this helps!
 
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