Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Android 4.3

I can't take pictures with camera on my Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Android 4.3

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 18

Find "Camera"

Press the main menu icon.

Step 2 of 18

Find "Camera"

Press Camera.

Step 3 of 18

Turn flash on or off

Press the flash icon.

Step 4 of 18

Turn flash on or off

Press the required setting.

Step 5 of 18

Turn on manual settings

Press the camera mode icon.

Step 6 of 18

Turn on manual settings

Press Manual.

Step 7 of 18

Turn on the camera

If the video recorder is turned on, press the camera icon.

Step 8 of 18

Select resolution

Press the menu icon.

Step 9 of 18

Select resolution

Press Resolution.

Step 10 of 18

Select resolution

Press the required resolution.

Step 11 of 18

Turn geotagging on or off

Press the settings icon.

Step 12 of 18

Turn geotagging on or off

Press the indicator next to "Geotagging" to turn the function on or off.

Step 13 of 18

Select memory

Press Data storage.

Step 14 of 18

Select memory

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

Step 15 of 18

Select memory

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

Step 16 of 18

Take a picture.

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

Step 17 of 18

Take a picture.

Press the camera icon to take the picture.

Step 18 of 18

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1 Find "Camera"

Press the main menu icon.
Press Camera.

2 Turn flash on or off

Press the flash icon.
Press the required setting.

3 Turn on manual settings

Press the camera mode icon.
Press Manual.

4 Turn on the camera

If the video recorder is turned on, press the camera icon.

5 Select resolution

Press the menu icon.
Press Resolution.
Press the required resolution.

6 Turn geotagging on or off

Press the settings icon.
Press the indicator next to "Geotagging" to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on geotagging, the GPS position for the pictures you take is saved.

7 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.

8 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.

9 Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.