How to Take Photos While Recording Videos on HTC One M9

We all know the fact that HTC is the company that spent no less than two years praying the benefits of larger pixels for capturing more and this was the big selling point behind its lower-resolution UltraPixel camera from its previous One M8 flagship.

However, the results were truly disappointing and that is why the company decided to go on the exact opposite direction by cramming in no less than 20 million smaller pixels to obtain greater resolution. Was this a wise choice?

Is the new camera from the company’s latest One M9 flagship offering us what we truly need? On our site you can find various guides on this topic, so don’t hesitate to read them and today I want to tell you something else that the device’s camera is capable of and we are sure that you are going to love to take photos while recording a video!

Also learn how to use HTC One M9 camera.

Sometimes when you are in the middle of recording a video, an ideal photo opportunity might appear and know that this could be a tough decision. Should you stop filming, snap the photo and go back to recording or should you simply continue and forget about the photo? Well, let me tell you that if you are the owner of a HTC One M9, this is not actually a problem as long as you can do both.

The handset’s native camera app has the ability to snap a photo while you’re recording a video and the procedure is much easier than you might imagine.

How to Take a Photo While Recording a Video on your HTC One M9:

  1. Open Camera from the lock screen or Home screen;
  2. After that, on the Viewfinder screen, tap menu icon to show the camera options;
  3. Do you see the recording icon? This means the Normal video scene is selected, so don’t hesitate to tap record icon to start recording;
  4. While recording, you can also tap the Shutter release icon in order to capture a still shot;
  5. Then, tap the Recording done icon to stop recording and enjoy your photo and your video as well.

And don’t forget that more tutorials for your HTC One M9 phone can be found here, such as:

How to Use HTC One M9 Sense Home Widget;
How to Enjoy Themes on HTC One M9;
How to use Gestures on HTC One M9;
How to Backup and Restore Stock Android OS on HTC One M9;
How to Use HTC One M9 Calendar;
Customize On-screen Navigation Buttons on HTC One M9;
How to Mount System as Read-Write on HTC One M9 (TWRP Recovery);
Update HTC One M9 using Official Android Firmware;
Update HTC One M9 with Custom ROMs and not only.

Give them a try and let me know if you need further assistance. I am here to help you – keep that in mind!