I gave my camera to a friend for a few days. Now that I have it back I can take photos, but the menu, 4 way controller and the display button are all locked. When I try to use these options an orange padlock appears on my screen, has anyone else had this problem? Would anyone know how I can clear this so that I can use the menu and other features. I have been through the manual and can't seem to find anything regarding this problem. What would my friend have done to create this problem? Any help would be much appreciated.
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Welcome to Fixya. If the you don't know the lock code you can try the steps below so that you can reset the phone to it's factory state.
1. Power off phone.
2. Hold camera button and power on phone at the same time.
3. Release the camera button when prompted to.
4. You will see a message screen telling you to press the up or down volume button
5. Press and HOLD the down volume key (ignore message 'Volume Up Key Pressed')
6. When triangle and phone screen appears
7. Press on the screen just above the back key
8. You will now see the "Motorola system recovery" menu
At this point you will have three choices:
1. reboot system now [Menu+Back]
2. apply ssdcrad:update.zip [Alt+S]
3. wipedata/factory reset [Alt+W]
Select the third option to do a factory reset.
You can simply tap an item to select it.
Hi, First of all make sure the write protect lock is off on the left
hand side of the memory card, the slide lock should be in the up
Press the MENU/OK button on the camera to display the
menu. Use < or > buttons to select ERASE. Then use the up/down
buttons to select FORMAT, then press the MENU/OK button. Press the BACK button to exit the menu.
Please be aware that all data is erased from the card so make sure to back up any file you might want.
More to the point, you can download a PDF copy of the manual here. Just input the model number and hit continue. While there, you may also want to check for firmware updates. As for locked/protected files, check and see if the write protect tab on your memory stick has been engaged.
Here's the deletion procedure:
Turn on the camera.
Press the MENU button.
Press the right arrow on the control button until the Setup menu is displayed.
Press the down arrow to select the icon for Internal Memory Tool or Memory Stick Tool.
Videos with sound is possible or you can record sound memos as well
Recording and Playing Sound Memos You can record and play back sound memos for your photos while you view them on the LCD screen. 1. Turn the Mode dial to playback mode. 2. Press the MENU button. Playback Menu 1 is displayed. 3. Select Sound Memo by using the u d buttons, then press the r button. 4. Press the OK button and then start recording. 5. When you are finished recording, press the OK button. You can play or delete the sound memo or record a new memo. 6. Press the MENU button twice to exit the menu. When you play back a photo that includes a sound memo, the icon appears on the screen. Press the OK button to play the sound. Note: You must have at least one photo saved to record a sound memo.