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This chapter is from the book

Managing Video with the Gallery Application

Gallery offers a photo and video management system that also enables you to view, record, delete, and perform basic edits on video. You can also share your videos from Gallery and play your media on a TV screen right from your phone. By default, the Gallery application icon is not located on any of the seven EVO 3D home screens.

  1. Tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap to launch the Gallery application.

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  3. Drag your finger up and down to see all albums.

  4. Tap All Videos.
  5. Tap to View all albums.

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  6. Tap to share videos via Bluetooth, Facebook, Flicker, Gmail, Mail Messages, and YouTube.
  7. Tap to delete a video.
  8. Tap to launch Camera.
  9. Tap a video to start playing it.
  10. Touch the screen to reveal the video controls.

  11. Tap to toggle SRS audio effects off and on.
  12. Tap to toggle View Full Screen off and on.
  13. Touch and drag your finger right or left to jump to any part of the video.
  14. Tap to Pause and Play the current video.
  15. Press the Menu button to reveal more options and then tap to perform a basic edit of the video.

  16. Tap to select another Bluetooth device as a player.
  17. When you are viewing a video that was shot in 3D on your phone, tap Play in 3D to toggle 3D viewing off and on.

Sharing Video Using MMS

Your EVO 3D makes it easy for you to share your video by streamlining the process within Gallery. Here is how you can begin sharing short videos with friends and family in just a few steps.

  1. Open an album that contains the video you want to share and then tap the Share icon.

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  2. Select Messages.

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  3. Select one video to share by tapping it in the album. You are immediately taken to the Messages app.

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  4. Enter a recipient.

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  5. Tap to enter a body of text to accompany the video.
  6. Tap to send the Message.

Sharing Video Using Bluetooth

  1. Open a video gallery and then tap the Share icon.

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  2. Select Bluetooth.

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  3. Select one or more videos to share by tapping them in the album. A green check mark appears in the video(s) you have selected.

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  4. Tap Next.
  5. Tap Scan for Devices and then choose a previously paired device from the list. If the devices accepts Bluetooth file sharing, the video is sent. Chapter 5, “Connecting to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and VPNs,” covers how to pair your EVO 3D with Bluetooth devices.
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Sharing Video Using Email or Gmail

  1. Open an album that contains the video you want to share and then tap the Share icon.

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  2. Select Gmail or Mail.

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  3. Select one or more short videos to share by tapping them in the album. A green check mark appears in the video(s) you have selected.

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  4. Tap Next to launch the selected email client.
  5. Enter the recipient’s email address.

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  6. Tap to enter the subject for the email.
  7. Tap to compose a message to accompany the video.
  8. Tap to send the email.

Sharing Video on YouTube

If you do not have a YouTube account, you must first set up a YouTube account before you can upload video to YouTube.com. After you have set up an account, uploading video is a very easy process.

  1. Open an album that contains the video you want to share and then tap the Share icon.

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  2. Select YouTube.
  3. Select a video to share by tapping it in the album. A green check mark appears in the video you have selected.

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  4. Tap Next.
  5. If you are asked to do so, enter Your YouTube Username and Password and then sign into your YouTube Account.

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  6. Tap to enter a title for the video you are uploading.

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  7. Tap More Details to enter more information about the video, such as a description and tags, and to select a privacy option.
  8. Tap Upload to upload the video to your YouTube account.

Deleting Videos

  1. Open an album that contains the video you want to delete.

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  2. Tap the delete icon that looks like a trash can.

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  3. Select the videos you want to delete by tapping them. A red X appears in the video thumbnails that you choose.
  4. Tap Delete to remove the video from the albums.

Editing Videos

Your EVO 3D gives you the ability to perform a basic trim for the start and end points of your videos. This function can help you trim down a video file that might be too large to email, or to trim away excess, unwanted video so that the recipient can only view the good stuff.

  1. Open an album that contains the video you want to trim and then touch and hold your finger on the video you want to trim.

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  2. Tap Trim. The Trim window opens.

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  3. Drag the start and end points toward the center to frame the content that you want to keep in the video.

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  4. Tap Done to save the video. A trimmed copy of the video is saved within the album, and the original video remains untouched.
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