Stock Camera/video recorder doesn't workSupport


  1. ashhow

    ashhow New Member

    Hi guy and girls,
    I've had this problem for about 3 months, basically since I got a new SD card, my SE Xperia Ray's Camera/Video recorder simple tells me "SD write protected" whenever I try to use them and will not let me record anything. The same goes for my Gallery.

    In order to get round this, I use a 3rd party Camera and gallery. However there seems to be no video recorder on the market, can anybody help?

    Many thanks.

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  2. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate! VIP Member

    Hi ash, I don't think I've seen a 3rd party video recorder unfortunately. Have you tried clearing the cache and data of the camera app via the applications menu?

    Settings - > Applications -> All -> Camera -> Clear Cache/Data
  3. ashhow

    ashhow New Member

    I tried this but no luck. I have no idea what to do next.
  4. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate! VIP Member

    I believe the app LG Camera might have the ability to let you record videos. You could try that?

    Failing that, I think you might need to contact Sony/a repair centre I'm afraid.
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  5. lampthis

    lampthis Active Member

    Hi Ashhow,

    Have you tried another card, and also

    have you made sure the switch on the SD card is not in the lock position.
  6. ashhow

    ashhow New Member

    Hi I tried to LG Camera and it worked, cheers for that.
    As for the lock position, my phone uses a micro-SD so there is no lock on it.
  7. Sam-SonyXperia

    Sam-SonyXperia Well-Known Member

    You may also want to try backing up the content from the card to a PC then formatting the card:

    Main Menu > Settings > Storage > Unmount SD Card > Format SD Card.

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