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Android Build a Self-Destructing Message Android App Capturing Photos and Videos Taking a Photo Using an Intent

How to start to front camera for taking video?

i tried :

            videoIntent.putExtra("android.intent.extras.CAMERA_FACING", 1);

But, it only works on some phones,not including nexus 5. What can i do if i want to start front camera using intent on nexus5

1 Answer

Ben Jakuben
Ben Jakuben
Treehouse Teacher

I don't know of any way to force the front-camera by default, other than what you are using. Do you know of any apps on the Nexus 5 that start with the front-facing camera? If so, perhaps we can use that as a starting point for research,