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    Viewing photos and videos

    Use the Album application to view photos and play videos that you’ve taken with your camera, or to view similar content that you've saved to your device. All photos and videos are displayed in a chronologically ordered grid.

    Album in
grid view in Sony Smartphones
    1 Tap the icon to open the Album home screen menu
    2 View a slideshow of all images or just the ones you've added to your favourites
    3 Drag the left edge of the screen to the right to open the Album home screen menu
    4 The date range of items in the current group
    5 Tap a photo or video to open it in full screen view
    6 Scroll up or down to view content

    To view photos and videos

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Album.
    3. Tap a photo or video that you want to view. If prompted, tap Icn sony semc music play normal > Video > JUST ONCE.
    4. Flick left to view the next photo or video. Flick right to view the previous photo or video.

    Tip

    If the screen orientation does not change automatically when you turn your device sideways, activate the Auto-rotate screen button under Settings > Display > Screen rotation.

    To change the size of the thumbnails

    • When viewing thumbnails of photos and videos in Album, spread two fingers apart to zoom in, or pinch two fingers together to zoom out.

    To zoom a photo

    • When you are viewing a photo, spread two fingers apart to zoom in, or pinch two fingers together to zoom out.

    To watch a slideshow of your photos

    1. When you are viewing a photo, tap the screen to display the toolbars, then tap Icn sony key menu > Slideshow to start playing all the photos in an album.
    2. Tap a photo to end the slideshow.

    To play a video

    1. In Album, find and tap the video that you want to play.
    2. Tap Icn sony semc music play normal, then tap Video > JUST ONCE.
    3. If the playback controls are not displayed, tap the screen to display them. To hide the controls, tap the screen again.

    To pause a video

    1. When a video is playing, tap the screen to display the controls.
    2. Tap Icn sony semc music pause normal.

    To fast forward and rewind a video

    1. When a video is playing, tap the screen to display the controls.
    2. Drag the progress bar marker left to rewind, or right to fast forward.

    To adjust the volume of a video

    • Press the volume key.
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