MIUI 8 How to use the Camera self-timer settings

MIUI 8 is the next big thing from Xiaomi. The flagship mobile OS has been in the spotlight recently. This 8th iteration is already available for downloads for all the applicable Redmi and Mi cell phones across the globe. The most popular query for users is how to use the camera for delayed image capture MIUI 8. The timer like most standard timers across mobile phones across the market allows for the user to get ready for a photograph by clicking the said option. The delay intervals range from 3s to 10 s. Given below is the sequence of steps a user needs to follow to easily use this option of self-timers on both the front and rear cameras:Miui 8 Self timing camera

Setting the rear camera timer
1. Launch the Camera app by tapping on the camera icon on the cell phone home screen.
2. Do Cross-check and make sure that you are presently using the rear camera.
3. Access the modes option in the camera application by Tapping Modes.
4. In the screen that follows, you will find the complete list of camera settings.
5. Find the ‘Timer’ option and select it by tapping on it.
6. The Timer option is set to a 5 s interval by default and you can change the interval from 3 s to 10 s as needed to take the desired photograph.
7. After completing the previous step, you can tap the shutter button on the phone which will begin countdown until the snap is taken. The camera will take the picture as soon as the countdown completes.
Set the front camera timer
1. Launch the Camera app by tapping on the camera icon on the cell phone home screen.
2. Switch to the front camera if the rear camera is currently active. Cross-check and make sure that front camera active before proceeding.
3. Access the modes option in the camera application by Tapping Modes similar to the rear camera
4. Unlike the rear camera. Here you’ll find only two options – Timer and Voice. Tap on Timer to continue.
5. Identical to the rear camera timer, you are required to set the time at which the camera takes the picture.

How to turn off self-timer on MIUI phones: 

This step is almost as important as the detailed procedure to use the camera timer and switching it on.
You can simply tap on “Turn off timer” option on the camera screen in order to turn timer off both on rear and front cameras.