Everyone was aware that the Nexus 7 does not have a rear camera to cut costs, and comes with only a front camera for video calls in applications such as Google+ or Skype. But people weren’t aware that the ‘only for video calls’ camera would be so strict that Google would make the camera unusable as a normal camera to take some snaps, which is the case with the Nexus 7 which has no shortcut to access the front facing camera unless used from within an app that uses it for video calls.
To get over this niggling limitation, “Camera Launcher for Nexus 7” is an app released in the Google Play Store that give you access to the front camera and allows you to use it to take photos as well as videos through the video recorder, including other features such as funny effects.
So head over to the Play Store here and download Camera Launcher for Nexus 7 on your Nexus 7 and start using that 1.2 megapixel front camera to take some snaps of your pretty self. Enjoy!