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Take and Add Photos to an Album with the Camera Tool (Android)

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To take and add photos with the Camera tool on an Android mobile device.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Standard' or 'Admin' level permissions on the project's Photos tool.
  • Additional Information:
    • You can upload 360˚ photos from your phone to Procore's app.


  1. Navigate to the Camera tool using the Procore app on an Android mobile device.
  2. Tap the Album menu to select the album you want to add the photo to.
    Note: If no album is selected, photos will save to the 'Unclassified' album by default.
  3. The following options are available while taking a photo:
    • Flash: Tap the flash icon to change the flash setting. 
    • Timestamp: Tap the timestamp icon ON or OFF to determine whether a timestamp will be marked on the photo.
    • Focus: If you want to focus on a specific area within the frame, tap that area to adjust the camera's focus.
    • Zoom: Adjust the zoom level on your device.
    • Switch Camera: Switch between your device's front and back-facing cameras. 
  4. Tap the shutter release icon when you are ready to take the photo.
    Note: This action automatically captures and saves the photo to your project.
  5. Optional: Tap the photo thumbnail to open the 'Recent Photos' tray and perform the following tasks:
    • Delete: Tap Delete icon-delete-trash-with-bkgd-android.png to delete your photo.
      Note: Only 'Admin' level users on the Photos tool can delete photos.
    • Details: Add the following information:
      • Description
      • Location
      • Trade
      • Album
    • Photo Information: Tap the information icon icon-info-with-bkgd-android.svg to see more photo details.
      • Privacy: Adjust the privacy setting on the photo.
      • Add to Daily Log: Choose this setting to send the photo to the project's Daily Log.
    • Mark up photo: Add to markups to the photo. For a list of markup tools and their descriptions, see Mark up a Photo (Android).
      Note: When adding markups to a photo, Procore will save both the marked up photo and the original, unmodified photo.
  6. Tap Save to confirm changes.