Upload from Mobile Device Cameras


While uploads are possible from all mobile cameras, this option is relevant for iOS devices only! Note that due to limitations related to camera access in iOS, setting this to true will prevent you from selecting multiple files at once.

If you’d like to easily ensure camera access is available in iOS, your Fine Uploader instance would look something like this:

var uploader = new qq.FineUploader({
  element: document.getElementById("myFineUploader"),
  camera: {
    ios: true

The downside to setting the camera.ios property to true is that you will not be able to select multiple files at once. This is a limitation of iOS. If you really want to allow users to select multiple files and have camera access, you can create your own <input type="file" accept="image/*;capture=camera"> element, register an onchange handler, and pass the input element to Fine Uploader’s addFiles API method (in your onchange handler). This button will be used exclusively for camera access and the button provided by Fine Uploader will be used for multiple file selection. You would, of course, not set the camera.ios to true in this case. Here’s an example:

    position: relative;
    overflow: hidden;
    direction: ltr;
    display: none;

#cameraButtonContainer .ios
    display: block;

    position: absolute;
    right: 0px;
    top: 0px;
    font-family: Arial;
    font-size: 118px;
    margin: 0px;
    padding: 0px;
    cursor: pointer;
    opacity: 0;
<div id="cameraButtonContainer" class="qq-upload-button">
  <input id="cameraButton" type="file" name="camera" accept="image/*;capture=camera">
<div id="myFineUploader"></div>
var uploader = new qq.FineUploader({
  element: document.getElementById("myFineUploader");

if (qq.ios()) {

  qq(document.getElementById("cameraButton")).attach("change", function() {