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Title: How do I change the date and time on my Flip video camera?

Article ID: 16

This article will guide you on how to change the date and time on your Flip Mino and Flip Ultra cameras.  For instructions on how to change the date and time of your Flip SlideHD camera, click here.

NOTE:  Updating the date and time settings of your Flip video camera will not change the date and time stamp on previously recorded videos.

Follow the steps below to set the date and time of your Flip video camera.

Step 1:
Press and hold the Record button while turning ON your video camera to view the setup screen.

NOTE:  For an overview of the buttons on your Flip Mino video camera, click here; for Flip Ultra video camera click here.


NOTE The first generation of the Flip Ultra video cameras has a toggle switch as its Power button.  If you have this model,  push down the toggle switch to power it ON.  Before the screen above shows up, press and hold the Record button.

Step 2:
After pressing and holding the Record button, you will be directed to the Flip video camera’s setup page.  Use "<" and ">" to select the setting you want to change.  Use "+" and "-" to change their values.

NOTE:  Date format is mm/dd/yyyy.  It is not possible to change the format of the date.


NOTE: Time format is hh:mm.  It is not possible to change the format of the time.

Press the Play/Pause button to save your settings.

NOTE:  It is recommended to update the video camera to the correct date and time settings.