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


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.
    • Tip! You can also quickly access your device's camera by swiping right from the project's Dashboard.


  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, the photo(s) will save to the album 'Unclassified' by default.
  3. The following options are available while taking a photo:
    • Flash: Tap the flash icon to change the flash setting. 
      Note: Continue tapping to go through the different flash settings (off, on and automatic). 
    • 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.
  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 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 a photo.
    • Details: Tap Details icon-edit-android.png to add the following information:
      • Description
      • Location
      • Trade
      • Album
      • Private
    • Mark up photos: Tap Markup icon-markup-android.png to add to markups to a 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 Close to exit the camera.