Asus Nexus 7 made a way to success within days but just one bad thing with the tablet is that it doesn’t allow you to record 720p videos, it shine with just 480p video recording but it’s not due to any compatible hardware but what’s issue with the tablet that doesn’t make possible 720p recording? In fact Google didn’t add 720 video recording option to the tablet but Android community has made it possible now, now you’re able to add the 720p video recording profile that which will enable this option.
Read on how to enable 720p video recording on Nexus 7 tablet, do keep in mind that your Nexus 7 tablet must have bootloader unlocked and root access, you can follow our this guide to unlock bootloader and this guide to root the tablet, you can also this all-in-one toolkit to do anything you need with your Nexus 7 tablet.
DISCLAIMER: Please proceed the below guide at your own risk, Android Egis will not be held responsible if your device lost data or get damaged following this guide.
Step #1: Open Google Play store on your tablet.
Step #2: Search for ES File Explorer and install it on your tablet.
Step #3: Go to /system/etc/ to look for a file named media_profiles.xml.
Step #4: Copy the media_profiles.xml into a safe folder.
Step #5: Rename media_profiles.xml under /system/etc/ to media_profiles.xml.old.
Step #6: Cut the file from Step 3, then paste it in /system/etc/.
Step #7: Open the previous step file with a text editor.
Step #8: There look this text:
<EncoderProfile quality=”480p” fileFormat=”3gp” duration=”30″>
Step #9: Now add the following code right after it:
<EncoderProfile quality=”720p” fileFormat=”3gp” duration=”30″>
Step #10: Save the file.
Step #11: Long press the media_profiles.xml that you save in above step, then select Properties and make sure it has the following properties: User read, User write, Group read, Other read. You have option to see them under the Change button and save these settings.
Step #12: Now simply reboot your tablet.
That’s it, you’re done, now you can record 720p videos on your Nexus 7 tablet, enjoy!