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I have rooted, unlocked and modded my Nexus 7 with the 720p camera mod. If I go to system/etc/media_profiles.xml, it shows the 720p format.

The only problem is, that when I film with the default camera app, it films in 352x288. How do I select which video resolution I wish to use?

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Did you try changing the video resolution through the menu of of your camera? Open your camera and press the menu button – Sid Dec 29 '12 at 4:14
@Sid Where is the menu button? The three dots? I don't have that. – JosephGarrone Dec 29 '12 at 4:28
Yes. the dots. Press the one at your right corner – Sid Dec 29 '12 at 4:29
@Sid I don't have them. I'll edit with a screeny of my camera app open. – JosephGarrone Dec 29 '12 at 4:32
@Sid if I press the circle is comes up with a settings options (Time Lapse On/Off, Store Location) and a brightness setting. Attempting to get screeny now. I don't have the three vertical dots that symbol settings in most apps on my Camera app. – JosephGarrone Dec 29 '12 at 4:51

Follow the following steps exactly.

  1. Start up your Rooted and Unlocked Nexus 7.
  2. Install "ES File Manager" from the Play Store.
  3. Start "ES File Manager" and go to "Settings\Root Settings" and tick all boxes.
  4. Go to and download the file from your Nexus 7.
  5. Go to your "/sdcard/Download/" folder.
  6. Long press on the "" file and select "Extract to".
  7. Leave as default and hit "OK".
  8. Go to "/sdcard/Download/media_profiles.xml/"
  9. Long press on the "media_profiles_new-3fe47816232d5037339532623a9019f88d6ab143.xml" file and select "Rename".
  10. Rename it as "media_profiles.xml".
  11. Long press again, and select "Copy".
  12. Navigate to "/etc/" and hit "Paste" in the top bar (2nd last icon)
  13. Allow ES File Manager to overwrite the existing file.
  14. Long press on "media_profiles.xml" and select "Properties" (Might need to scroll down).
  15. Tick every single box and apply.
  16. Restart and launch your camera app and select video.
  17. Then hit the circle in the bottom left and hit the settings button that appears in the middle of your screen.
  18. It should already read "720p HD" and you can press that to change between that and "480p".

Any questions, please do not hesitate to ask!

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