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Galaxy A50 camera - disable autofocus tracking?

(Topic created: 10-11-2021 09:53 AM)
userJFZAKr4Ljc
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I'm wanting to video record someone who is seated. There seems to be an autofocus tracking feature so that the camera focus visibly shifts and moves when the subject moves back and forth in the chair.  It's very distracting on playback. Is there a way to disable or turn that off? 

Thanks!

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user6WyqBG7bAq
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Scroll down in the camera settings and disable tracking autofocusScreenshot_20211011-110444_Camera_94524.jpg
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userJFZAKr4Ljc
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Unfortunately, I don't have that setting on my camera. 

It has Auto HDR and then Grid lines and Location tags, but nothing about autofocus tracking.

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SamsungQue
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I can see how this issue can be problematic. I recommend that you try this link here to help with your camera issue. (https://www.samsung.com/us/support/troubleshooting/TSG01001297/)

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trulyharmless
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If you're still looking for a solution, I was trying to fix this on my A50 and discovered the free app Open Camera that gives you access to all of the phone's features, including manual focus and apparently 4K video. Just make sure you change the API setting to Camera2 API or the focus setting won't show up in the menu.

userJFZAKr4Ljc
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Thanks for the suggestion! I'm going to check it out.

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