Sony Xperia L C2104 User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    User guide Xperia ™ C2105/C2104...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Xperia™ L User guide..............6 Getting started................7 What is Android™?................7 Phone overview..................7 Assembly...................8 Turning the device on and off ............9 Screen lock..................10 Setup guide..................10 Accounts and services..............10 Getting to know your device............12 Using the keys.................12 Battery....................12 Using the touchscreen..............15 Using the lockscreen...............17 Home screen..................18 Accessing and using applications...........20 Status and notifications..............22...

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    Contacts ..................43 About Contacts................43 Transferring contacts to your new device........43 Contacts screen overview...............45 Managing your contacts..............45 Communicating with your contacts..........47 Sharing your contacts..............47 Backing up contacts................48 Messaging..................49 Using text and multimedia messaging..........49 Text and multimedia message options..........50 Google Talk™ .................51 Email.....................52 Getting started with Email..............52 Using email..................53...

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    Album...................78 About Album..................78 Viewing photos and videos in the Pictures tab .......78 Viewing photos and videos in the My albums tab ......79 Viewing your photos on a map............82 Viewing online albums..............84 Movies..................86 About Movies...................86 Using Movies...................86 Video Unlimited™................88 About Video Unlimited™..............88 Renting or buying a video..............88 Watching a video from Video Unlimited™........89 Web browser................90...

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    Locking and protecting your device..........116 Finding your device................119 Support application...............119 Recycling your device..............119 Reference...................120 Settings overview................120 Status and notification icons overview..........121 Application overview..............122 Important information..............124 Important information leaflet............124 Limitations to services and features..........124 Legal information................124 Index...................125 This is an Internet version of this publication. © Print only for private use.

  • Page 6: Xperia™ L User Guide

    Xperia™ L User guide This is an Internet version of this publication. © Print only for private use.

  • Page 7: What Is Android, Phone Overview, Getting Started

    Getting started What is Android™? Your Xperia smartphone from Sony runs on the Android platform. Android phones can perform many of the same functions as a computer and you can customise them to your own needs. For example, you can add and delete applications, or enhance existing applications to improve functionality.

  • Page 8: Assembly

    Second microphone Camera lens 10 Camera light 11 Headset jack 12 Port for charger/USB cable 13 NFC™ detection area 14 Speaker 15 Strap hole 16 Camera key 17 Volume/Zoom key Assembly To remove the back cover • Insert a thumbnail into the gap between the back cover and one side of your device, then lift up the cover.

  • Page 9: Turning The Device On And Off

    To insert the memory card and the SIM card • Turn off your phone and remove the back cover, then insert the memory card and the SIM card into the relevant slots. The memory card may not be included at purchase in all markets. To attach the back cover Place the back cover over the back of the device, then press down on the top corners to lock them into place.

  • Page 10: Screen Lock, Setup Guide, Accounts And Services

    To turn off the device Press and hold down the power key until the options menu opens. In the options menu, tap Power off. Tap OK. It may take a while for the device to shut down. Screen lock When your device is on and left idle for a set period of time, the screen darkens to save battery power, and locks automatically.

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    Facebook™ account Facebook™ is a social networking service that connects you with friends, family and colleagues around the world. Set up Facebook to work on your device so that you can stay in touch from anywhere. This is an Internet version of this publication. © Print only for private use.

  • Page 12: Using The Keys, Battery, Getting To Know Your Device

    Getting to know your device Using the keys Back • Go back to the previous screen • Close the on-screen keypad, a dialog box, an options menu, or the Notification panel Home • Go to the Home screen Task • Tap to open a window showing your most recently used applications and a small apps bar Battery Charging the battery...

  • Page 13: Improving Battery Performance

    To charge your device Plug the charger into a power outlet. Plug one end of the USB cable into the charger (or into the USB port of a computer). Plug the other end of the cable into the micro USB port on your device, with the USB symbol facing up.

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    Otherwise, your device repeatedly scans for available networks, and this consumes power. • Use a Sony original handsfree device to listen to music. Handsfree devices demand less battery power than your device's own loudspeakers. • Keep your device in standby mode whenever possible. Standby time refers to the time during your device is connected to the network and is not being used.

  • Page 15: Using The Touchscreen

    The device screen is made from glass. Do not touch the screen if the glass is cracked or shattered. Avoid trying to repair a damaged screen yourself. Glass screens are sensitive to drops and mechanical shocks. Cases of negligent care are not covered by the Sony warranty service.

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    To mark or unmark options • Tap the relevant checkbox or list option. Zooming The zoom options available depend on the application you are using. To zoom • Place two fingers on the screen at once and pinch them together (to zoom out) or spread them apart (to zoom in).

  • Page 17: Using The Lockscreen

    To flick • To scroll more quickly, flick your finger in the direction you want to go on the screen. You can wait for the scrolling movement to stop by itself, or you can stop it immediately by tapping the screen. Sensors Your device has sensors that detect both light and proximity.

  • Page 18: Home Screen

    Home screen The Home screen is your gateway to the main features on your device. You can customise your Home screen with widgets, shortcuts, folders, themes, wallpaper and other items. The Home screen extends beyond the regular screen display width, so you need to flick left or right to view content in all of the Home screen's panes.

  • Page 19: Rearranging Your Home Screen

    Widgets Widgets are small applications that you can use directly on your Home screen. For example, the “WALKMAN” widget allows you to start playing music directly. Some widgets are resizable, so you can expand them to view more content or shrink them to save space on your Home screen.

  • Page 20: Accessing And Using Applications

    To create a folder on the Home screen Touch and hold an application icon or a shortcut until it magnifies and the device vibrates, then drag and drop it on top of another application icon or shortcut. Enter a name for the folder and tap Done. To add items to a folder on the Home screen •...

  • Page 21: Opening And Closing Applications, Recently Used Applications Window, Application Menu

    To share an application from your Application screen From your Home screen, tap Tap , then tap Share. All applications which can be shared are indicated by Tap the application that you want to share, then select an option and confirm, if necessary.

  • Page 22: Status And Notifications

    Status and notifications The status bar at the top of your screen shows what's going on in your device. To the left you get notifications when there is something new or ongoing. For example, new message and calendar notifications appear here. The right side shows the signal strength, battery status, and other information.

  • Page 23: Settings Menu

    To close the Notification panel • Drag the tab at the bottom of the Notification panel upwards. To open a running application from the Notification panel • Tap the icon for the running application to open it. To dismiss a notification from the Notification panel •...

  • Page 24: Typing Text

    To access your device settings From your Home screen, tap Tap Settings. You can also drag the status bar downwards on the Home screen and tap to access your device settings. Typing text You can select from a number of keyboards and input methods to type text containing letters, numbers and other characters.

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    To use the on-screen keyboard in landscape orientation • When you enter text, turn the device sideways. For the keyboard to support this feature, landscape mode must be supported by the application you are using, and your screen orientation settings must be set to automatic. To enter text using the on-screen keyboard To enter a character visible on the keyboard, tap the character.

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    Select all text Cut text Copy text Paste text only appears when you have text stored on the clipboard. Using the Gesture input function to write words You can input text by sliding your finger from letter to letter on the on-screen keyboard.

  • Page 27: Keyboard And Phonepad Settings

    Using the Phonepad Choose a text input option Change the character case and turn on the caps lock Display numbers Display symbols and smileys Enter a space Enter a carriage return or confirm text input Delete a character before the cursor All illustrations are for illustration purposes only and may not accurately depict the actual device.

  • Page 28: Customising Your Device

    To access the on-screen keyboard and Phonepad settings When you enter text using the on-screen keyboard or Phonepad, tap , then tap Keyboard settings. To add a writing language for text input When you enter text using the on-screen keyboard or Phonepad, tap , then tap Keyboard settings.

  • Page 29: Time And Date

    To adjust the media playing volume with the volume key • When playing music or watching video, press the volume key up or down. Adjusting the sound settings You can adjust several sound settings. For example, you can set your device to silent mode so that it doesn't ring when you're in a meeting.

  • Page 30: Ringtone Settings, Screen Settings, Language Settings

    Ringtone settings To set a ringtone From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Sound > Phone ringtone. Select a ringtone. Tap Done. To enable touch tones From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Sound. Mark the Dial pad touch tones and Touch sounds checkboxes.

  • Page 31: Enhancing The Sound Output, Memory

    Clear Phase™ and xLOUD™ technology. Using Clear Phase™ technology Use Clear Phase™ technology from Sony to automatically adjust the sound quality coming from your device's internal speakers and get a cleaner, more natural sound. To enhance the speaker sound quality using Clear Phase™...

  • Page 32: Using A Headset, Internet And Messaging Settings

    Safely removing the memory card You can safely remove the memory card from your phone any time when the phone is turned off. If you want to remove the memory card when your phone is on, you must first unmount the memory card before you physically remove it from the phone. This can prevent damaging the memory card or losing data stored on the memory card.

  • Page 33: Controlling Data Usage

    • You can manually add and change Internet and network settings on your device at any time. Contact your network operator for detailed information about Internet and messaging settings. To download Internet and messaging settings From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings >...

  • Page 34: Mobile Network Settings

    To turn data traffic on or off From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Data usage. To turn data traffic on or off, tap the on-off switch beside Mobile data traffic accordingly. You can also turn data traffic on or off by marking or unmarking the Mobile data traffic checkbox under Settings >...

  • Page 35: Turning Off Data Traffic, Data Roaming

    To activate automatic network selection From the Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > More… > Mobile networks > Service providers. Tap Search mode. Tap Automatic. Turning off data traffic You can disable all data connections over mobile networks to avoid any unwanted data downloads and synchronisations.

  • Page 36: Getting Started With Google Play, Downloading From Google Play, Clearing Your Application Data, Google Play

    Google Play™ Getting started with Google Play™ Open Google Play™ and enter a world of applications and games. You can browse these applications and games through different categories. You can also rate an application or game and send feedback on it. To use Google Play™, you need to have a Google™...

  • Page 37: Permissions, Installing Applications Not From Google Play

    However, you can change this setting and allow installations from unknown sources. Sony does not warrant or guarantee the performance of any third-party applications or content transferred via download or other interface to your device. Similarly, Sony is not responsible for any damage or reduced performance of your device attributable to the transfer of third- party content.

  • Page 38: Emergency Calls, Call Handling, Calling

    Calling Emergency calls Your device supports international emergency numbers, for example, 112 or 911. You can normally use these numbers to make emergency calls in any country, with or without the SIM card inserted if you are within range of a network. To make an emergency call From your Home screen, tap Find and Tap Phone.

  • Page 39: Recent Calls

    To answer a call • Drag to the right across the screen. To decline a call • Drag to the left across the screen. To reject a second call • When you hear repeated beeps during a call, tap To change the ear speaker volume during a call •...

  • Page 40: Voicemail, Multiple Calls, Conference Calls

    Voicemail If your subscription includes a voicemail service, callers can leave voice messages for you when you can't answer calls. Your voicemail service number is normally saved on your SIM card. If not, you can get the number from your service provider and enter it manually.

  • Page 41: Call Settings, Barring Calls

    To have a private conversation with a conference call participant During an ongoing conference call, tap {0} participants. Tap the telephone number of the participant with whom you want to talk privately. To end the private conversation and return to the conference call, tap To release a participant from a conference call During an ongoing conference call, tap the button showing the number of participants.

  • Page 42: Showing Or Hiding Your Phone Number, Fixed Dialling Numbers

    To turn off call forwarding From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Call settings > Call forwarding. Select an option, then tap Disable. Showing or hiding your phone number You can select to show or hide your phone number on call recipients' devices when you call them.

  • Page 43: Contacts, About Contacts, Transferring Contacts To Your New Device

    Contacts About Contacts Use the Contacts application to store and manage all your numbers, email addresses, and other contact data in one place. Just tap on a contact to see all communications with that contact in one easy overview. You can add new contacts in your device and synchronise them with contacts saved ®...

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    your contacts to your new device using that account. For more detailed information about synchronisation, see Synchronising your corporate email, calendar and contacts on page 105. To synchronise contacts on your device with a synchronisation account From your Home screen, tap , then tap Tap , then tap Settings >...

  • Page 45: Contacts Screen Overview, Managing Your Contacts

    Contacts screen overview Shortcut tabs Tap a contact to view its details Alphabetical index for browsing contacts Tap a contact thumbnail to access the quick contact menu Search for contacts Create a contact Open more options Managing your contacts You can create, edit and synchronise your contacts in a few simple steps. You can select contacts saved in different accounts and manage how you display them on your device.

  • Page 46: Avoiding Duplicate Entries In The Contacts Application

    To add a contact From your Home screen, tap , then tap . If you have synchronised your contacts with one or more accounts, select the account to which you want to add the contact, or tap Local contact if you want to keep the contact's information only on your device.

  • Page 47: Communicating With Your Contacts, Sharing Your Contacts

    To mark or unmark a contact as a favourite From the Home screen, tap , then tap . Tap the contact you want to add to or remove from your favourites. To view your favourite contacts From your Home screen, tap , then tap .

  • Page 48: Backing Up Contacts

    Backing up contacts You can use a memory card, a SIM card or an online synchronisation tool such as ® ® Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync to back up contacts. To export all contacts to a memory card From your Home screen, tap , then tap .

  • Page 49: Messaging, Using Text And Multimedia Messaging

    Messaging Using text and multimedia messaging You can send and receive text messages from your device using SMS (Short Message Service). If your subscription includes MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service), you can also send and receive messages that contain media files, for example, pictures and videos.

  • Page 50: Text And Multimedia Message Options

    To delete conversations From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Press , then tap Delete conversations. Mark the checkboxes for the conversations that you want to delete, then tap > Delete. To save a sender's number From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap >...

  • Page 51: Google Talk

    Google Talk™ You can use the Google Talk™ instant messaging application on your device to chat with friends who also use this application. To start Google Talk™ From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Talk. To reply to an instant message with Google Talk™ When someone contacts you on Google Talk™, appears in the status bar.

  • Page 52: Email, Getting Started With Email

    Email Getting started with Email You can handle several email accounts at the same time using the Email application, including corporate Microsoft Exchange Active Sync accounts. Emails you receive to your Gmail™ account can be accessed on your device from both the Email and the Gmail™...

  • Page 53: Using Email

    To set up a Google™ account on your device From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Add account > Google. Follow the registration wizard to create a Google™ account, or sign in if you already have an account. You can also sign in to or create a Google™...

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    To use the email preview pane From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Email. If you are using several email accounts, tap and select the account you want to check. If you want to check all your email accounts at once, tap Combined view.

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    To sort your emails From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Email. If you are using several email accounts, tap at the top of the screen and select the account that you want to check. If you want to check all your email accounts at once, tap Combined view.

  • Page 56: Walkman" Application, About The "walkman" Application, Transferring Media Files To Your Device

    "WALKMAN" application About the "WALKMAN" application Get the most out of your "WALKMAN" application. Listen to and organise music and audio books that you have transferred to your device from a computer, or purchased and downloaded from online stores. To make content easily available to the "WALKMAN" application, you can use the Media Go™...

  • Page 57: Using The "walkman" Application

    Using the "WALKMAN" application To play audio content From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap In My music, select a music category and browse to the track that you want to open. Tap a track to play it. You might not be able to play copyright-protected items.

  • Page 58: Visualiser, Getting More Information About A Track Or Artist

    To send a track In My music, when browsing your tracks , touch and hold a track title. Tap Send. Select an application from the list, and follow the on-screen instructions. You can also send albums and playlists in the same way. To "Like"...

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    Overview of My music Go back to the current track Picture of the currently playing artist (if available) Browse your music by artist Categorise your music using SensMe™ channels Manage and edit your music using Music Unlimited™ Browse your favourite playlists Collect links to music and related content that you and friends have shared using online services Browse all playlists Browse audio by track...

  • Page 60: Managing Playlists

    Categorising your music using SensMe™ channels The SensMe™ channels application helps you arrange your music by mood and tempo. SensMe™ groups all your tracks into several categories, or channels, so you can select music that matches your mood or suits the time of day. To enable the SensMe™...

  • Page 61: Walkman" Application Widget, Protecting Your Hearing

    To play your own playlists In My music, tap . Under Playlists, tap a playlist. Tap a track to play it. To remove a track from a playlist In a playlist, touch and hold the title of the track you want to delete. Tap Delete from playlist from the list that appears.

  • Page 62: Music Services, Trackid Technology

    Music services TrackID technology Identifying music using TrackID technology Use the TrackID™ music recognition service to identify a music track you hear playing in your surroundings. Just record a short sample of the song and you’ll get artist, title and album info within seconds. You can purchase tracks identified by TrackID™...

  • Page 63: Music Unlimited, About The Playnow™ Service

    To view the artist information for a track • After a track has been recognised by the TrackID™ application, tap Artist info. You can also view the artist information for a track by opening the History or Charts tabs from the TrackID™...

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    To download a PlayNow item to your device From your Home screen, tap Find and tap PlayNow™. Find an item you want to download by browsing categories, or by using the search function. Tap the item to view its details. Click “Buy now!”...

  • Page 65: Fm Radio, About The Fm Radio

    FM radio About the FM radio The FM radio in your device works like any FM radio. For example, you can browse and listen to FM radio stations and save them as favourites. You must connect a wired headset or headphones to your device before you can use the radio. This is because the headset or headphones act as an antenna.

  • Page 66: Using Your Favourite Radio Channels, Sound Settings

    Tuning dial Save or remove a channel as a favourite Tuned frequency Using your favourite radio channels You can save the radio channels you most frequently listen to as favourites. By using favourites you can quickly return to a radio channel. To save a channel as a favourite When the radio is open, navigate to the channel that you want to save as a favourite.

  • Page 67: Identifying Radio Tracks Using Trackid

    Identifying radio tracks using TrackID™ Use TrackID™ technology to identify music tracks as they play on your device's FM radio. To identify a song on the FM radio using TrackID™ While the song is playing on your device's FM radio, tap TrackID™. A progress indicator appears while the TrackID™...

  • Page 68: Camera, About The Camera, Using The Still Camera

    Camera About the camera The camera in your device is equipped with the highly sensitive Exmor R sensor, which helps you capture sharp photos and videos even in low lighting conditions. From the camera, you can, for example, send your photos and videos to friends as messages, or upload them to a web service.

  • Page 69: Face Detection, Using Smile Shutter™ To Capture Smiling Faces

    To take a self-portrait using the front camera Activate the camera. Tap the icon on the top left of the screen, then find and select Front camera. To take the photo, press the camera key. The photo is taken as soon as you release your finger.

  • Page 70: Adding The Geographical Position To Your Photos, Using Still Camera Settings

    To take a photo using Smile Shutter™ When the camera is open and Smile Shutter is turned on, point the camera at your subject. The camera selects which face to focus on. The face selected appears inside a green frame and the photo is taken automatically.

  • Page 71: Quick Launch

    3264×2448(4:3) 8 megapixel picture size with 4:3 aspect ratio. Suitable for photos that you want to view on non- widescreen displays or print in high resolution. 3104×1746(16:9) 5 megapixel picture size with 4:3 aspect ratio. Suitable for photos that you want to view on non- widescreen displays or print in high resolution.

  • Page 72: Focus Mode, White Balance

    By pressing and holding down the camera key, the first video is shot immediately after the camera video camera is launched from sleep mode. Launch only (video camera) By pressing and holding down the camera key, the video camera is launched from sleep mode. Focus mode The focus function controls which part of a photo should be sharp.

  • Page 73: Shutter Sound

    You can reduce image blurring caused by dark conditions or moving subjects by increasing the ISO sensitivity. Auto Sets the ISO sensitivity automatically. Sets the ISO sensitivity to 100. Sets the ISO sensitivity to 200. Sets the ISO sensitivity to 400. Sets the ISO sensitivity to 800.

  • Page 74: Using The Video Camera

    Data storage You can choose to save your data either to a removable SD card or to your device's internal storage. Internal storage Photos or videos are saved on the device memory. SD card Photos or videos are saved on the SD card. Using the video camera To record a video using the camera key Activate the camera.

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    Video camera settings overview Scenes The Scenes feature helps you to quickly set up the camera for common situations using pre-programmed scenes. The camera determines a number of settings for you to fit the selected scene, ensuring the best possible video. The Scenes feature is off and you can shoot videos manually.

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    On (10 sec.) Set a 10-second delay from when you tap the camera screen until the video begins to record. On (2 sec.) Set a 2-second delay from when you tap the camera screen until the video begins to record. The video begins to record as soon as you tap the camera screen.

  • Page 77: Data Storage

    Metering This function automatically determines a well-balanced exposure by measuring the amount of light striking the image that you want to capture. Center Adjust the exposure to the centre of the image. Average Calculate the exposure based on the amount of light striking the whole image. Spot Adjust the exposure in a very small part of the image that you want to capture.

  • Page 78: Album, About Album, Viewing Photos And Videos In The Pictures Tab

    Album About Album Use Album to view photos and play videos that you’ve taken with your camera, or to view similar content that you've saved to your device. You can add geotags to your photos and videos, and then view them on a world map. In Album, you can also view photos and videos that you've uploaded to an online service, for example, to a Picasa™...

  • Page 79: Viewing Photos And Videos In The My Albums Tab

    Scroll up or down to view content. Tap a photo or video to view it. The date and number of items in the group below. To view photos and videos in grid view From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Album. All photos and videos are displayed in a chronologically ordered grid.

  • Page 80: Working With Photos In Album

    View photos and videos using the PlayMemories online service. View photos and videos on Facebook™. View photos and videos in Picasa™. View your photos on a map. View all photos and videos saved to your device's internal storage. View all photos and videos saved to the removable memory card. View your photos in globe mode.

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    To watch a slideshow of your photos When you are viewing a photo, tap the screen to display the toolbars, then tap > Slideshow to start playing all the photos in an album. Tap a photo to end the slideshow. To watch a slideshow of your photos with music When you are viewing a photo, tap the screen to display the toolbars, then tap >...

  • Page 82: Viewing Your Photos On A Map

    To delete a photo When you are viewing a photo, tap the screen to display the toolbars, then tap > Delete. Tap OK. Working with videos in Album Use Album to watch videos that you’ve taken with the camera, downloaded, or copied to your device.

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    Overview of Maps tile Search a location on the map. View menu options. A group of photos and/or videos geotagged with the same location. Double tap to zoom in. Pinch to zoom out. Drag to view different parts of the map. Thumbnails of the selected group of photos and/or videos.

  • Page 84: Viewing Online Albums

    To add a geotag when viewing the map in Album When viewing the map in Album, tap , then tap Add geotag. Find and tap the photo to which you want to add the geotag. Tap the desired location on the map to set the geotag, then tap OK. To edit the geotag of a photo in Album When viewing a photo on the map in Album, touch and hold the photo until its frame turns blue.

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    To view and add comments to online album content When viewing a photo from an online album, tap the screen to display the toolbars, then tap to view the comments. To view more comments, scroll down the screen. To add your own comments, enter your comments at the bottom of the screen, then tap Post.

  • Page 86: Movies, About Movies, Using Movies

    Movies About Movies Use the Movies application to play movies and other video content that you’ve saved on your device. The Movies application also helps you get poster art, plot summaries, genre info and director details for each movie. You can also play your movies on other devices that are connected to the same network.

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    To share a video When a video is playing, tap , then tap Share. In the menu that opens, tap the application that you want to use to share the selected video, then follow the relevant steps to send it. To get movie information manually Make sure that your device has an active data connection.

  • Page 88: Video Unlimited, About Video Unlimited, Renting Or Buying A Video

    When you rent a video, you have a fixed amount of time in which to view it. This time period varies from market to market. You can also choose to download a purchased video to most Sony™ devices that are connected to your Video Unlimited™ account. Video Unlimited™ notifications overview When you buy or rent videos, the following notifications may appear: This is an Internet version of this publication.

  • Page 89: Watching A Video From Video Unlimited

    Confirmation of successful purchase Rental countdown period has started Watching a video from Video Unlimited™ You can watch your rented or purchased videos on most Sony™ device that are connected to your Video Unlimited™ account. Video menu overview When you watch a video from Video Unlimited™, you can open a menu to get the...

  • Page 90: Web Browser, About The Web Browser

    Web browser About the web browser The Google Chrome™ web browser for Android™ devices comes pre-installed in most markets. Go to and click the "Chrome for Mobile" link to get more detailed information about how to use this web browser. Google Chrome™...

  • Page 91: Connectivity, Connecting To Wireless Networks

    Connectivity Connecting to wireless networks You can access the Internet wirelessly from your device using Wi-Fi® technology. This way you can browse the web and share media files over the same Wi-Fi® network with other DLNA Certified™ devices, for example, TVs and computers. If your company or organisation has a virtual private network (VPN), you can connect to this network using your device.

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    To add a Wi-Fi® network manually Make sure that Wi-Fi® is turned on. From the Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Wi-Fi . Enter the Network SSID for the network. Tap the Security field to select a security type. If required, enter a password.

  • Page 93: Sharing Your Mobile Data Connection

    To turn on Wi-Fi Direct™ Make sure your device has the Wi-Fi® function turned on. From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Wi-Fi. Tap > Wi-Fi Direct. Sharing your mobile data connection You can share your device's mobile data connection with a single computer using a USB cable.

  • Page 94: Sharing Content With Dlna Certified™ Devices

    example, VPN connections are commonly used by corporations and educational institutions for users who need to access intranets and other internal services when they are outside of the internal network, for example, when they are travelling. VPN connections can be set up in many ways, depending on the network. Some networks may require you to transfer and install a security certificate in your device.

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    To view a shared photo on your device Make sure the devices that you want to share files with are connected to the same Wi-Fi® network as your device. From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Album > My albums. All your available online albums and connected devices are displayed.

  • Page 96: Playing Files On A Digital Media Renderer Device

    To change the access level of a registered device From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Tap My music to open the music library. Press , then tap Media server. Select a device from the Registered devices list. Tap Change access level and select an option.

  • Page 97: Nfc Detection Area

    To turn on the NFC function From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > More…. Mark the NFC checkbox. NFC detection area The location of the NFC detection area is not the same on all devices. When sharing data with another device using NFC, refer to the User guide of the other device for more information.

  • Page 98: Bluetooth™ Wireless Technology

    To open the tag, tap it. Connecting to an NFC compatible device You can connect your device to other NFC compatible devices produced by Sony, such as a speaker or a headphone. When establishing this kind of connection, refer to the User guide of the compatible device for more information.

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    To turn on the Bluetooth™ function and make your device visible From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings. Tap the on-off switch beside Bluetooth to turn on the Bluetooth™ function. Tap Bluetooth. Your device and a list of available Bluetooth™ devices appear. Tap your device name to make your device visible to other Bluetooth™...

  • Page 100: Connecting Your Device To A Computer

    To unpair a Bluetooth™ device From the Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Bluetooth. Under Paired devices, tap beside the name of the device that you want to unpair. Tap Unpair. Sending and receiving items using Bluetooth™ technology Share items with other Bluetooth™...

  • Page 101: Transferring And Handling Content Using A Usb Cable

    helps you access additional computer applications to transfer and organise media files, update your device, synchronise device content, and more. You might not be able to transfer some copyright-protected material between your device and a computer. Transferring and handling content using a USB cable Use a USB cable connection between a computer and your device for easy transfer and management of your files.

  • Page 102: Screen Mirroring

    To pair your device wirelessly with a computer using Media transfer mode Make sure Media transfer mode is enabled on your device. It is normally enabled by default. Connect your device to the computer using a USB cable. Computer: Once the name of your device appears on the screen, click Network configuration and follow the instructions to pair the computer.

  • Page 103: Scanning Barcodes With The Neoreader™ Application

    photos from the comfort of your couch. You can also use this feature to listen to music from your phone via the TV's speakers. Your TV must support screen mirroring based on Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Miracast™ for the functionality described above to work. If your TV does not support screen mirroring, you need to purchase a wireless display adapter separately.

  • Page 104: Smart Connect

    Smart Connect About Smart Connect Use the Smart Connect application to set what happens in your device when you connect or disconnect an accessory. You can also use it to set a specific action or a group of actions to launch on your device at certain times of the day. For example, when you connect your headset or headphones, you can set an event so that the following actions are launched on your device: •...

  • Page 105: Synchronising Data On Your Device, About Synchronising Data On Your Device, Synchronising With Google

    Synchronising data on your device About synchronising data on your device You can sync contacts, email, calendar events, and other information with your device from multiple email accounts, synchronisation services and other kinds of accounts, depending on the applications installed on your device. Synchronising your device with other information sources is an easy and practical way to stay up to date.

  • Page 106: Synchronising With Facebook

    "WALKMAN" application on your device via Facebook. To synchronise your device with Facebook, you must first set up an "Xperia™ with Facebook" account — a solution developed by Sony to enable easy integration. To set up an "Xperia™ with Facebook" account on your device From your Home screen, tap Tap Settings >...

  • Page 107

    To remove an "Xperia™ with Facebook" account When you remove an "Xperia™ with Facebook" account from your device, the associated online Facebook account is not deleted and you can still access it from a computer. From your Home screen, tap Tap Settings >...

  • Page 108: Maps And Locations, About Location Services, Using Gps, Google Maps

    GPS option. In situations where the wireless network connection is weak, you should enable both options to ensure that your location is found. Sony does not warrant the accuracy of any location services including but not limited to navigational services.

  • Page 109: Using Google Maps™ To Get Directions

    So it's a good idea to download and save maps to your device before you take a trip. This way, you can avoid high roaming costs. Sony does not warrant the accuracy of any directional services. Using the Navigation application Use the Navigation application in your device to get turn-by-turn instructions on how to get places.

  • Page 110: Calendar And Alarm Clock, Calendar, Alarm Clock

    Calendar and alarm clock Calendar Your device has a calendar application for managing your time schedule. If you have a Google™ account, you can also synchronise the calendar application on your device with your web calendar. To set the calendar view From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Calendar.

  • Page 111

    To edit an existing alarm From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Alarm & clock. Tap the alarm you want to edit. Tap Time and adjust the time by scrolling up and down. Tap Done. If desired, edit other alarm settings. Tap Done.

  • Page 112

    To set alarms to sound when the phone is in silent mode From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Alarm & clock, then tap to select an alarm. Tap Advanced alarm settings, then mark the Alarm in silent mode checkbox. Tap Done.

  • Page 113: Support And Maintenance, Updating Your Device

    Support and maintenance Updating your device Update your device to the most recent software version to get optimal performance and the latest enhancements. You can use the Update center application on your device to run a wireless update or you can use the PC Companion application on a computer to run an update using a USB cable connection.

  • Page 114: Backup And Restore Application

    Using a USB cable, connect your device to the Apple computer. Computer: Launch Sony™ Bridge for Mac application. After a few moments, Sony™ Bridge for Mac application detects your device and searches for new software for it. Computer: If a new software update is detected, a popup window appears.

  • Page 115: Resetting Your Device

    To select the data types to back up From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Back up & restore. Tap Back up. Select the data types that you want to back up. To back up content From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Back up &...

  • Page 116: Locking And Protecting Your Device

    To perform a factory data reset To avoid permanent damage to your device, do not restart your device while a reset procedure is underway. From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Backup & reset. Tap Factory data reset. If you also want to erase data such as pictures and music, which is saved to your device's internal storage, mark the Erase internal storage checkbox.

  • Page 117: Setting A Screen Lock

    It is very important that you remember your screen unlock pattern, PIN or password. If you forget this information, it may not be possible to restore important data such as contacts and messages. Refer to Sony Customer support for more information. To set up the Face Unlock feature From your Home screen, tap >...

  • Page 118

    To unlock the screen using the Face Unlock feature Activate the screen. Look at your device from the same angle you used to capture your Face Unlock photo. If the Face Unlock feature fails to recognise your face, you need to draw the backup pattern or enter the PIN to unlock the screen.

  • Page 119: Finding Your Device, Support Application, Recycling Your Device

    To create a screen lock password From your Home screen, tap > Settings > Security > Screen lock > Password. Enter a password. If necessary, tap to minimise the keyboard. Tap Continue. Re-enter and confirm your password. If necessary, tap to minimise the keyboard.

  • Page 120: Reference, Settings Overview

    Reference Settings overview Get to know the settings in your device so that you can personalise them to your own requirements. Wi-Fi Turn Wi-Fi® on or off, scan available Wi-Fi® networks, or add the Wi-Fi® network. Bluetooth Turn Bluetooth™ on or off, search for available Bluetooth™ devices, and make your device visible or invisible to other Bluetooth™...

  • Page 121: Status And Notification Icons Overview

    Date & time Set the time and date, or choose the network-provided values. Select your preferred date and hour format. Accessibility Enable your installed accessibility services and adjust related settings. Developer Set options for application development. For example, you can options display CPU usage on the home screen or set your device to enter debug mode when USB connections are active.

  • Page 122: Application Overview

    Notification icons The following notification icons may appear on your screen: New email message New text message or multimedia message New voicemail An upcoming calendar event A song is playing The device is connected to a computer via a USB cable Warning message Error message Missed call...

  • Page 123

    Use the Latitude application to view your friends’ locations on a map and share your location. View your current location, find other locations, and calculate routes using Google Maps™. Go to Google Play™ to download free and paid applications for your phone. Use the Messaging application to send and receive text and multimedia messages.

  • Page 124: Important Information, Important Information Leaflet, Limitations To Services And Features, Legal Information

    Sony does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of any additional content or any other third party content. Under no circumstances will Sony be liable in any way for your improper use of additional content or other third party content.

  • Page 125: Index

    Index overview ............68 accounts ..............10 recording videos ..........74 Exchange Active Sync® ........10 screen ..............68 Facebook™ .............11 self-portraits ............69 Google™ ............10 settings ..........70, 74, 75 adjusting volume .............57 smile detection ..........70 Airplane mode ............31 smile shutter ............70 alarm ..............110 taking photos ........68, 69, 70 Album ..............78, 79 using the flash ..........69 map ..............83...

  • Page 126

    favourites movies removing radio channels as ......66 clearing video information .......87 saving radio channels as .........66 Movies ..............86 finding your device ..........119 Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) fixed dialling ............42 settings ............32 flash music ............32, 56, 61 using when taking photos .......69 adjusting volume ..........57 Flight mode - See Airplane mode ......31 changing tracks ..........57...

  • Page 127

    adding a track ..........60 setup guide ..............10 creating ............60 sharing deleting ............61 music ...............62 playing your own ..........61 photos .............81 removing tracks ..........61 shuffle music ............60 powering off ..............9 silent mode ..............28 powering on ...............9 SIM card ..............116 presets exporting contacts to ........48 removing radio channels as ......66 importing contacts from ........44 saving radio channels as .........66...

  • Page 128

    video albums viewing ............78 video camera ..........68, 74, 75 recording videos ..........74 settings ............74, 75 Video Unlimited™ ............88 buying videos ..........88 creating an account .........88 menu overview ..........88, 89 notifications .............88 renting videos ..........88 watching a video ..........89 videos ..............82 adjusting volume ..........82 deleting ............82 fast forwarding and rewinding ......82...

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