Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

Android 5.1.1

I can't take pictures with camera on my Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Android 5.1.1

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 17

Open the camera

Press Camera.

Step 2 of 17

Turn on manual settings

Press the camera mode icon.

Step 3 of 17

Turn on manual settings

Press Manual.

Step 4 of 17

Turn on the camera

If the video camera is turned on, press the camera mode indicator.

Step 5 of 17

Turn flash on or off

Press the flash icon.

Step 6 of 17

Turn flash on or off

Press the required setting.

Step 7 of 17

Select resolution

Press the menu icon.

Step 8 of 17

Select resolution

Press Resolution.

Step 9 of 17

Select resolution

Press the required resolution.

Step 10 of 17

Turn geotagging on or off

Press the settings icon.

Step 11 of 17

Turn geotagging on or off

Press Geotagging to turn the function on or off.

Step 12 of 17

Select memory

Press Data storage.

Step 13 of 17

Select memory

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

Step 14 of 17

Select memory

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

Step 15 of 17

Take a picture.

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

Step 16 of 17

Take a picture.

Press the camera icon to take the picture.

Step 17 of 17

Return to the home screen

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

1 Open the camera

Press Camera.

2 Turn on manual settings

Press the camera mode icon.
Press Manual.

3 Turn on the camera

If the video camera is turned on, press the camera mode indicator.

4 Turn flash on or off

Press the flash icon.
Press the required setting.

5 Select resolution

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

6 Turn geotagging on or off

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