How To Get Physical Camera Button on Xperia Z
Why Xperia Z don’t own a physical camera button? I don’t know the reason behind it but I am dame sure many of us love to use a dedicated physical camera button to capture photos as it’s a very quick way to get task done, thanks to senior XDA developer member black97one, now you can get a dedicated camera button on your Sony Xperia Z via a new MOD.
This MOD will let you to capture photos using volume down button when your phone is in standby mode even it removes limitations of pressing both buttons to capture that makes photo capturing very easy, so in order to zoom photos, simply ubiquitous two finger pinch gesture.
This FastCapture MOD for Xperia Z works on any ROM and it’s available as zip file flashable package, it’s worthy to remember that you need to enable fast capture from quick launch camera setting. There’s just one bug we get that is only when you using player screen off, no possibility of lowering the volume (using the volume down key), you should press the power button to turn on the lockscreen to reduce volume, no you no need to unlock the phone to get it in working position.
This guide shows you how to install FastCapture MOD for Sony Xperia Z. Make sure you have unlocked bootloader and a CWM custom recovery is installed on your Sony Xperia Z, check this guide to unlock bootloader and this guide to install ClockworkMod recovery.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or gets damaged following this guide. However there are very low chances of lose.
Step #1: Download FastCapture MOD for Sony Xperia Z from here [File Name: V4_OneKeyCamera_VolumeMOD.zip].
Step #2: Copy downloaded zip file to internal storage of your phone.
Step #3: Turn off your phone.
Step #4: Put phone to recovery mode, to do this reboot phone by holding down volume down and power buttons to enter in bootloader mode and there select recovery option to enter in recovery mode.
Step #5: In recovery mode, create a nandroid backup of your current ROM, it’s important because if anything not work out that you expect from this ROM, you’ll be able to easily revert back to your current state. To create backup select “Backup and Restore”, and then select “Backup” again, if you’re on TWRP recovery, click on “backup” and slide the blue button to confirm the action.
Step #6: Select “Install Zip from SD Card” then “Choose Zip from SD Card” or select “install” for TWRP and locate the downloaded zip file that you’ve transferred in above step and confirm installation.
Step #7: Once the installation is done, select “Go Back” after that select “Reboot System Now” to reboot phone.
That’s it, the FastCapture MOD is now installed on your Sony Xperia Z, experience all possibilities and leave your thoughts using the comment section.