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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

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Use video recorder

When you record video clips using your phone's camera, you can select a number of settings to improve the quality of your video clips.

Step 1 of 18

Turn on the video recorder

Press the Camera key.

Step 2 of 18

Select settings

The following steps describe how you:
Zoom in or out
Select resolution
Select memory
Turn video light on or off
Record video clip

Step 3 of 18

Zoom in or out

Press the upper or lower part of the Volume key.

Step 4 of 18

Select resolution

Press the camera mode icon.

Step 5 of 18

Select resolution

Press Manual.

Step 6 of 18

Select resolution

Press the video icon.

Step 7 of 18

Select resolution

Press the menu icon.

Step 8 of 18

Select resolution

Press Video resolution.

Step 9 of 18

Select resolution

Press the required resolution.

Step 10 of 18

Select memory

Press the settings icon.

SD card is only available if you've inserted a memory card into your phone.
Step 11 of 18

Select memory

Press Data storage.

SD card is only available if you've inserted a memory card into your phone.
Step 12 of 18

Select memory

Press Internal storage or SD card.

SD card is only available if you've inserted a memory card into your phone.
Step 13 of 18

Select memory

Press the return icon.

SD card is only available if you've inserted a memory card into your phone.
Step 14 of 18

Turn video light on or off

Press the video light icon.

Step 15 of 18

Turn video light on or off

Press On or Off.

Step 16 of 18

Record video clip

Press the record icon to start recording.

Step 17 of 18

Record video clip

Press the stop icon to stop recording.
The video clip is automatically saved.

Step 18 of 18

Return to the home screen

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

1. Turn on the video recorder

Press the Camera key.

2. Select settings

The following steps describe how you:
Zoom in or out
Select resolution
Select memory
Turn video light on or off
Record video clip

3. Zoom in or out

Press the upper or lower part of the Volume key.

4. Select resolution

Press the camera mode icon.
Press Manual.
Press the video icon.
Press the menu icon.
Press Video resolution.
Press the required resolution.

5. Select memory

Press the settings icon.
SD card is only available if you've inserted a memory card into your phone.
Press Data storage.
SD card is only available if you've inserted a memory card into your phone.
Press Internal storage or SD card.
SD card is only available if you've inserted a memory card into your phone.
Press the return icon.
SD card is only available if you've inserted a memory card into your phone.

6. Turn video light on or off

Press the video light icon.
Press On or Off.

7. Record video clip

Press the record icon to start recording.
Press the stop icon to stop recording.
The video clip is automatically saved.

8. Return to the home screen

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

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