Set protection to disable picture deletion. Prevents deletion of important pictures.
[Playback] → [Protect]
To clear all
Select [Protect] → [Cancel] → [Yes], and then press [MENU/SET]
When you set the write-protect switch on the card to the "LOCK" position, the picture is not
The picture is erased when formatting, even if it is protected.
May not be effective when using other devices.
You can label the pictures in five levels (ratings). When you have performed [Rating], the
following operations will be available.
• Deletes all pictures except the labelled pictures.
• You can check the rating level of the pictures by displaying the details of the file on
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 (only JPEG pictures).
[Playback] → [Rating]
to set the Rating levels (1 to 5) and press [MENU/SET]
To clear all
Select [Rating] → [Cancel] → [Yes], and then press [MENU/SET]
When you have performed [Rating] for group pictures, the setting applies to all pictures in the
group, and the number rating set is shown on the rating settings icon of the first picture. If the total
number of pictures is 1,000 or higher, [999+] is displayed.
Only when [Playback Mode] is set to [Normal Play], you can select [Cancel].
You can set only Rating  for AVCHD motion pictures.
to perform the setting with [Multi].)
Using Menu Functions