Article ID : SX119604 / Last Modified : 11/11/2022Print

How do I set the camera to save photos on the memory card (SD card)?

    If you have inserted a memory card (SD™ card) in your Xperia™ device, the camera setting Data storage appears. Using this setting, you can select where you want to save photos and videos that you take and record.

    Android 11 or 12 or 13

    To save camera photos and videos on the memory card

    1. Activate the camera.
    2. Tap the Settings icon (the gear icon)
    3. Tap Data storage, then tap SD card.

    Android™ 6.0, 7.0, 7.1, 8.0, 9.0, or 10

    To save camera photos and videos on the memory card

    1. Activate the camera.
    2. Tap the Settings icon (the gear icon) → More.
    3. Tap Data storage, then tap SD card.

    Android™ 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.0 or 5.1

    To save camera photos and videos on the memory card

    1. Activate the camera.
    2. Tap the menu (three vertical dots), then tap the Settings icon.
    3. Tap Data storageSD card.

    Xperia 1 II, Xperia 5 II, Xperia 1 III, Xperia 5 III & Xperia PRO-I

    To save Photo Pro (Photography Pro) photos on the memory card

    1. Activate Photo Pro.
    2. Tap MENU
    3. Tap SetupData storage, then select SD card

    NOTE: Cinema Pro (Cinematography Pro) in Xperia 1, Xperia 5, Xperia 1 II, and Xperia 5 II doesn't support SD card storage.

    NOTE: Some features in Photo Pro (Photography Pro) in Xperia 1 II  & Xperia 5 II don't support SD card storage, i.e. 20fps burst mode, RAW file format