How To Use Album - Sony Xperia Z2

How To Use Album - Sony Xperia Z2
How To Use Album - Sony Xperia Z2

Learn how to use album on your Sony Xperia Z2. Use the Pictures tab in the Album application to view photos and play videos that youve 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.

  1. View photos and videos in the Pictures tab
  2. View photos and videos in the My albums tab
  3. View menu options
  4. The date of items in the group
  5. Tap a photo or video to view it
  6. Scroll up or down to view content

To view photos and videos

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Album.
  • Tap a photo or video to view it.
  • Flick left to view the next photo or video. Flick right to view the previous photo or video.

Note: If the screen orientation does not change automatically when you turn your device sideways, mark the Auto-rotate screen checkbox under Settings > Display.

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

  • When you are viewing a photo, tap the screen to display the toolbars, then tap Menu icon > Slideshow to start playing all the photos in an album.
  • Tap a photo to end the slideshow.

To watch a slideshow of your photos with music

  • When you are viewing a photo, tap the screen to display the toolbars, then tap Menu icon > SensMe slideshow.
  • Select the music and theme that you want to use for the slideshow, then tap Play icon. The Album application analyses your photos and uses SensMe music data to play a slideshow.
  • To pause playing, tap the screen to display the controls, then tap Pause icon.

To play a video

  • Open the Pictures tab or the My albums tab in Album.
  • Using grid view or list view, locate the video that you want to open.
  • Tap the video to play it.
  • 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

  • When a video is playing, tap the screen to display the controls.
  • Tap Pause icon.

To fast forward and rewind a video

  • When a video is playing, tap the screen to display the controls.
  • 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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