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Che Castro

macrumors 603
Original poster
May 21, 2009
Iphone 4 5.1.1

I set activator to open the camera by short hold home button

It works everywhere but in the lockscreen

I dont like the native camera on ios 5 lockscreen

I have the latest snappy5 version 3.0.1

Anybody else have this problem?


macrumors newbie
Jun 7, 2010
Snappy 5 on Lockscreen - stealth!

On 5.1.1, it does do something... (also on 5.1.1)

For me, the image preview doesn't come up, but if I press the "volume up", I hear the "video record" beep, and "volume up" again to stop, I find a new video in my photo album.

Further, it appears to record video OR snaps camera at Vol Up, depending on the last setting you used interactively *regardless of setting of "override Camera mode"*

Therefore, it is a "stealth" video recorder when activated by the lock screen!

- Messes up home screen status bar if you use it in landscape mode
- Only records in the mode last used. Assigning activator to "Snap Camera" or "Record Video" doesn't matter - they both activate the same action, last used.
- Record on launch doesn't work - you always have to manually start/stop recording with your vol up button
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