Sony Xperia XA

Sony Xperia XA

Android 6.0

I can't take pictures with camera on my Sony Xperia XA Android 6.0

Cause 1 of 3: The pictures are saved in the wrong memory

The pictures you take can be saved in the phone memory or on the memory card. If there's not enough room in the selected memory, you need to change memory.

Solution: Change memory for saving pictures.

Step 1 of 15

Turn on the camera

Press Camera.

Step 2 of 15

Turn on the camera

If the video recorder is turned on, slide your finger upwards on the screen to select the manual setting icon.

Step 3 of 15

Turn flash on or off

Press the flash icon.

Step 4 of 15

Turn flash on or off

Press the required setting.

Step 5 of 15

Select resolution

Press the settings icon.

Step 6 of 15

Select resolution

Press Resolution.

Step 7 of 15

Select resolution

Press the required resolution.

Step 8 of 15

Turn geotagging on or off

Press More.

Step 9 of 15

Turn geotagging on or off

Press Save location to turn the function on or off.

Step 10 of 15

Select memory

Press Data storage.

Step 11 of 15

Select memory

Press Internal storage to save your pictures in the phone memory.

Step 12 of 15

Select memory

Press SD card to save your pictures on the memory card.

Step 13 of 15

Take a picture

Point the camera lens at the back of your phone at the required object.

Step 14 of 15

Take a picture

Press the camera icon to take the picture.

Step 15 of 15

Return to the home screen

Press the dot in the middle to return to the home screen.

1 Turn on the camera

Press Camera.
If the video recorder is turned on, slide your finger upwards on the screen to select the manual setting icon.

2 Turn flash on or off

Press the flash icon.
Press the required setting.

3 Select resolution

Press the settings icon.
Press Resolution.
Press the required resolution.

4 Turn geotagging on or off

Press More.
Press Save location to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on geotagging, the GPS position for the pictures you take is saved.

5 Select memory

Press Data storage.
Press Internal storage to save your pictures in the phone memory.
Press SD card to save your pictures on the memory card.

6 Take a picture

Point the camera lens at the back of your phone at the required object.
Press the camera icon to take the picture.

7 Return to the home screen

Press the dot in the middle to return to the home screen.