How do you take and save photos on my app?

I am trying to use the camera to show what the camera sees and take a photo on the app. How do I do this :question:

You can use the Camera component using native blocks to take a picture…

You can use a free extension; here is one by Juan Antonio

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use the camera component

and save photos on my app?

you only can store the taken pictures on your device, but not inside your app

A very good way to learn App Inventor is to read the free Inventor's Manual here in the AI2 free online eBook ... the links are at the bottom of the Web page. The book 'teaches' users how to program with AI2 blocks.
There is a free programming course here and the aia files for the projects in the book are here:
How to do a lot of basic things with App Inventor are described here: .

Also do the tutorials Our Tutorials! to learn the basics of App Inventor, then try something and follow the Top 5 Tips: How to learn App Inventor


Trying to push the limits! Snippets, Tutorials and Extensions from Pura Vida Apps by Taifun.

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thank you for your help