Use these steps to support gallery functions on the Sony Xperia Z.




Camera settings

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Camera icon.
  2. Tap the Settings icon.
  3. Select and adjust the following settings:
    • Resolution
    • Self-timer
    • Quick launch
    • Auto upload
    • Shutter sound
    • Flash
    • Smile Shutter
    • Geotagging
    • Touch capture
  4. Tap the Back key to close the camera settings menu. 
  5. While holding your device horizontally, tap the Shooting mode icon in the upper-left corner. 
  6. Select from the following options: 
    • Superior auto
    • Normal
    • Video camera
    • Burst
    • Picture effect
    • Sweep Panorama
    • Scene selection
    • Front camera
    • Front video



Change default camera storage

Pictures can be stored on the internal memory (ROM) or SD card.


  1. From any Home screen, tap the Camera icon. 
  2. Tap the Settings icon. 
  3. Tap Data storage
  4. Select one of the following: 
    • Internal storage
    • SD card



Delete pictures & videos

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
  2. Tap Album.
  3. Navigate to the picture or video you want to delete.
  4. Touch and hold the picture or video thumbnail. The file will become highlighted in blue.
    Note: Video files will display a Play icon over the thumbnail.
  5. Tap the Trash can icon.
  6. Tap Delete to confirm.




  1. Navigate to the screen you want to take a screen shot of.
  2. Touch and hold the Power key.
  3. Tap Take screenshot. To access your saved screen shots, open the Album application.

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