Menus cont.

Wireless menu

Here you'll find options for sharing photos and setting up the a7 as a wireless 'host'.

Option Values / Actions Notes
Page one
Send to smartphone  • Select on this device
 • Select on smartphone

Send to computer  • Activate Requires PlayMemories Home on Mac or PC
View on TV  • Activate With compatible HDTVs
One-touch (NFC)

 • PlayMemories Camera Apps
 • Application management
 • Smart Remote embedded
 • Add'l apps

Choose the app that is run when you 'tap' your NFC-compatible device to the camera.
Airplane mode  • On
 • Off
 
WPS Push  • Activate For connecting to WPS-compatible access points
Page two
Access point set  • Select
 • Manual setting
 
Edit device name  • Edit  
Disp. MAC address  • Display  
SSID/PW reset  • Reset Removes automatic connections with all Wi-Fi devices
Reset network settings  • Reset  

Application menu

There's nearly nothing to see in this menu, as the 'meat' of the applications are found underneath the first option. See the Features page for more on the a7's Wi-Fi features.

Option Values / Actions Notes
Page one
Application list  • List Here is where you'll find all of the installed apps, plus tools for downloading and managing them
Introduction  • Service introduction
 • Service availability
 

Playback settings

Date and time settings get their own section (although they could just as logically be part of the Setup section).

Option Values / Actions Notes
Page one
Delete  • Multiple images
 • All with this date
When choosing the first option, you'll want to change to thumbnail view, for easier browsing.
View mode  • Date view
 • Folder view (still)
 • Folder view (MP4)
 • AVCHD view
 
Image index  • 9 images
 • 25 images
 
Display rotation  • Auto
 • Manual
 • Off
 
Slide show

 • Repeat
     • On
     • Off
 • Interval
     • 1 sec
     • 3 secs
     • 5 secs
     • 10 secs
     • 30 secs

 
Rotate  • Rotate  
page two
Enlarge image  • Enlarge  
4K still image playback  • Playback Requires a 4K television and HDMI cable
Protect  • Multiple img.
 • All with this date
 • Cancel all with this date
 
Specify printing  • Multiple img.
 • Cancel all
 • Print setting
 

Setup menu

The last part of the menu system covers things like viewfinder and monitor settings, USB and HDMI connections, and folder management.

Option Values / Actions Notes
Page one
Monitor brightness  • Manual
     • -2 to +2
 • Sunny weather
 
Viewfinder bright.  • Manual
     • -2 to +2
 • Sunny weather
 
Finder color temp.   • -2 to +2  
Volume settings   • 0 - 15  
Audio signals  • On
 • Off
 
Page two
Tile menu  • On
 • Off
Shows the 'landing page' for the menus
Mode dial guide  • On
 • Off
Displays information about the function of the selected item on the mode dial.
Delete confirm  • Cancel first
 • Delete first
 
Display quality  • Standard
 • High
 
Power Saving Start Time  • 30 Min
 • 5 Min
 • 1 Min
 • 20 Sec
 • 10 Sec
 
Page three
Cleaning mode  • Enter
 • Cancel
Performs auto sensor cleaning procedure
Demo mode  • On
 • Off
 
Remote control  • On
 • Off
 
HDMI Resolution  • Auto
 • 1080p
 • 1080i
 
CTRL for HDMI  • On
 • Off
Allows camera control with TV remote when connected to a compatible TV
HDMI Info. Display  • On
 • Off
 
Page four
USB Connection  • Auto
 • Mass storage
 • MTP
 • PC Remote
 
USB LUN Setting  • Multi
 • Single
 
Language  • English
 • French
 • Italian
 • Spanish
 • Japanese
 • Chinese

Varies by region
Date/time setup

 • Daylight savings
     • On
     • Off
 • Date/time
     • Set
 • Date format
     • Y-M-D
     • M (English)-D-Y
     • M-D-Y
     • D-M-Y

 
Area select  • Select Choose time zone on a map
Page five
Format  • Enter
 • Cancel
 
File number  • Series
 • Reset
 
Select REC folder  • Select  
New folder  • Create  
Folder name  • Standard
 • Date form
 
Recover image DB  • Recover May be needed if images are edited on your computer.
Page six
Display media info  • Still images
 • Movie
Displays the number of stills and minutes of video remaining on the memory card.
Version  • Display Shows the firmware version for the body and lens.
Setting reset  • Camera settings reset
 • Initialize