Thing is that when i turn on the camera it goes straight to the date and time menu. its says on the screen; set date and time. and at the bottom of that it has the option of choosing yes or no. problem is that it wont let me move to the next step, its like its frozen or something. but when i take the 4g memory out and in it beeps, so it cant be frozen. i have no clue what to do
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Re: problem with the date and time settings
Change the mode setting to Setup. Scroll down to the date menu and set your date and time. That screen should not pop up after that. UNLESS your date battery is toast. If that't the case, replace it.
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The camera should be able to have its date and time set through the menu and it should hold the date if you switch batteries. If it doesn't then the internal battery may have to be changed by a kodak service center.
The camera screen displays "Date/Time have been reset." What should I do?
This message appears if:
this is the first time that you have turned on your camera.
the battery has been removed for an extended period of time.
the battery is exhausted.
To set the date and time:
Press the Menubutton.
Use the arrows to:
Select theDate & Timefeature.
Set the date and time.
When you are finished, press the OKbutton.
For more information, see your camera user's guide for your camera
The date stamp only works in "Postcard" resolution. Press the Func Set button, then scroll down to the bottom to select postcard resolution.
Then press the menu button. The date time stamp selection should now work. Simply turn it on.
turn on your camera and go to menu. top of the screen you will see 3 camera tabs. choose the 3rd screen with the wrench on the camera. this will take you to what you need to change the date. scroll down the screen till you see 'Date & Time', then open it up by pressing the 'ok' button. You should be seeing a screen that asks you to set format. continue to the month, date and year, then time after you have entered your settings, press ok. after your done, press menu button to return to the viewing screen for picure taking. your camera may go to a blank (black) screen while no action is taken. If this happens, just press your menu key and return to the 3rd tab and proceed with the instructions.
First you have to go to the set up menu and set the correct time and date, then you can go back to the settings and select OFF for time and date. If you do not set the correct time and date , that default date stays in the picture.
The date and time settings are displayed after turning on the camera.
It is normal for the camera to lose time and date settings if the internal battery is left uncharged for an extended period of time; some cameras will default to the time-setting screen when turned on if this happens. Follow the steps below to resolve this issue.
Turn off the camera.
Do one of the following:
Insert a fully-charged battery pack into the camera.
If the camera is supplied with an AC power adapter, plug the adapter into a working electrical outlet and then connect it to the camera.
Allow the internal battery that retains the time and date information to charge for at least 90 minutes.
After enough time has elapsed to sufficiently charge the internal battery, turn on the camera.
Set the time and date.
Turn off the camera for 30 seconds.
Turn on the camera again.
Check to see if the date and time have been saved.
The troubleshooting steps listed above should resolve your issue. If you have completed all of the steps and the issue is not resolved, service may be required. The Sony® eService Web site at http://eservice.sony.com/ can assist you in obtaining service from a Sony Service Center or locating a Sony Authorized Servicer.
Setting the Date and Time
The date/time needs to be set if/when:
Camera is turned on for the first time.
Camera is turned on after leaving ViviCam X60 without the battery for an extended period of time.
When the date and time information is not displayed on the LCD monitor, follow these steps to set the
correct date and time.
1. Slide the mode switch to [replay ], and press the MENU button.
2. Select [Setup2] with the LEFT ARROW button.
3. Select [Date/Time] with the UP ARROW / DOWN ARROW buttons, and press the SET
The Date/Time setting screen will be displayed:[Setup]
4. Select [Setup] with UP ARROW / DOWN ARROW buttons,and press the SET button.
Select the item’s field with theLEFT ARROW / RIGHT ARROW buttons and adjust the
value for the date and time with the UP ARROW / DOWN ARROW buttons.
The date and time is displayed as the format you set.
The time is displayed in 24-hour format.
After confirming all settings are correct, press the SET button.
The setting will be stored and the screen will return to the
I finally figured it out!!! There is a button on the right-hand side of the camera, which switches it from normal mode to simple mode. Just press the button and everything goes back to the way it was...
You can only set the date stamp in the “Post Card” resolution mode. Hit the “function” button, go down to the resolution selection (L, M, S, W, Postcard, etc.). Pick the “Post Card” setting. Hit the “menu” button and the “date stamp” menu will be active