Location and Uses
Breath of the Wild
When Link initially obtains the Sheikah Slate, it is in a damaged state. He can have it restored by Purah at the Hateno Ancient Tech Lab. However, she is unable to do so until the furnace outside the lab has been lit with the Blue Flame, which will activate the Guidance Stone. Once this is done, Purah will remove the lock on the Guidance Stone and allow Link to use it. Once it confirms the missing data, the Guidance Stone starts to repair the Sheikah Slate. Afterwards, the Album and other functions will be restored.
Once she examines the Sheikah Slate, Purah notices some landscape Pictures in the Album. She realizes that they must have been taken by Zelda. As Zelda's knight, Purah surmises Link may have been with her when they were taken. She believes that they may be able to him him recover his missing Memories. Due to her theory, Purah suggests that Link go see Impa, as she knows a lot about Zelda.
At Kakariko Village, Impa confirms that the Pictures in the Album were taken by Zelda. She believes that, if Link were to visit the locations depicted, he may be able to recover some of his memories. This initiates the "Captured Memories" Main Quest.
Any Picture that Link takes are stored within the Album. When Link takes a Picture, the Sheikah Slate asks if he would like to save or delete it. If he deletes it, it will be lost forever. There are a total of 48 slots for Pictures in the Album.
Tears of the Kingdom
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- "Album" — Sheikah Slate (Breath of the Wild)
- "Album" — Purah Pad (Tears of the Kingdom)
- "The Sheikah Slate has been damaged." — Sheikah Slate (Breath of the Wild)
- "Strange... It doesn't seem like you have the basic runes... I don't understand why they're missing. There must be some reason..." — Symin (Breath of the Wild)
- "And to help the one true hero, I, the one and only Purah, will restore the basic functions missing from the Sheikah Slate!" — Purah (Breath of the Wild)
- "Could you please bring the blue flame from the ancient furnace in town? Oh, and also use it to light our furnace? This sweet little Guidance Stone will start working once you do that, allowing us to restore your missing runes!" — Purah (Breath of the Wild)
- "Hokay then, Sheikah Slate repair... underway! Guidance Stone lock removed! Now...let's do this thing!" — Purah (Breath of the Wild)
- "Camera, Hyrule Compendium, and album missing files confirmed. Starting repair." — Guidance Stone (Breath of the Wild)
- "Repair complete." — Guidance Stone (Breath of the Wild)
- "Ah, it's not just a pretty girl in these images. Yes, there are also some old landscape photos stores in the album." — Purah (Breath of the Wild)
- "I knew Princess Zelda had made frequent use of the Camera feature, but this..." — Purah (Breath of the Wild)
- "Hey, Linky! It dawns on my that you were Princess Zelda's appointed knight, which means... there's a strong possibility that you accompanied her to all of the places where these pictures were taken." — Purah (Breath of the Wild)
- "Oh...right. The "lost memory" thing could prove troublesome. But don't lose hope! It just means these pictures could be the missing piece to help restore your lost memories!" — Purah (Breath of the Wild)
- "If my hunch is correct, I suggest you check in with Impa. She knows more about Princess Zelda than even I do!" — Purah (Breath of the Wild)
- "Aha! This is, without a doubt, the Camera that Princess Zelda used 100 years ago." — Impa (Breath of the Wild)
- "It could be that if you visit the locations within those pictures, you will be able to restore some of your lost memories." — Impa (Breath of the Wild)
- "Pictures created are saved in the album. It has a useful feature that connects to the Hyrule Compendium and automatically registers pictures of new entires." — Sheikah Slate (Breath of the Wild)
- "Save in album?" — Sheikah Slate (Breath of the Wild)