Contents Getting started................6 Overview....................6 Assembly...................7 Starting your device for the first time..........8 Why do I need a Google™ account?..........9 Charging your device...............10 Learning the basics..............11 Using the touchscreen..............11 Locking and unlocking the screen...........13 Home screen..................13 Application screen................15 Navigating applications..............16 Small apps..................16 Widgets....................17 Lock screen..................18 Shortcuts and folders..............18...
Enhancing the sound output............34 Typing text...................35 On-screen keyboard................35 Phonepad..................36 Entering text using voice input............37 Editing text..................37 Personalising the Xperia keyboard..........38 Calling..................39 Making calls..................39 Receiving calls.................40 Ongoing calls...................41 Using the call log................41 Forwarding calls................42 Restricting calls................42 Multiple calls..................42 Conference calls................43 Voicemail..................43 Emergency calls................44 Contacts ..................45 Transferring contacts...............45...
Music ...................60 Transferring music to your device ..........60 Listening to music................60 WALKMAN home screen ..............61 Playlists....................62 Sharing music..................63 Enhancing the sound...............64 Visualiser ..................64 Recognising music with TrackID™..........64 Music Unlimited online service............66 FM radio..................67 Listening to the radio...............67 Favourite radio channels..............68 Sound settings.................68 Camera..................69 Taking photos and recording videos..........69...
Synchronising data on your device..........100 About synchronising data on your device........100 Synchronising with Google™ services..........100 Synchronising with Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync®....101 Synchronising with Facebook™............101 Maps and locations..............103 Location services and sources............103 Using GPS..................103 Google Maps™................104 Getting directions................104 Calendar and alarm clock............106 Calendar..................106 Alarm clock..................106 Locking and protecting your device...........109...
Inserting the micro SIM card into the device without the SIM card holder could damage your micro SIM card or your device, and Sony Mobile does not warrant and will not be responsible for any damage caused by such action.
It may take a while for the device to shut down. Why do I need a Google™ account? Your Xperia™ device from Sony runs on the Android™ platform developed by Google™. A range of Google™ applications and services are available on your device when you purchase it, for example, Gmail™, Google Maps™, YouTube™...
Charging your device The battery is partly charged when you buy the device. You can still use your device while it is charging. Read more about the battery and how to improve the performance in Battery and power management on page 116. To charge your device Plug the charger into a power outlet.
Learning the basics Using the touchscreen Tapping • Open or select an item. • Mark or unmark a checkbox or option. • Enter text using the on-screen keyboard. Touching and holding • Move an item. • Activate an item-specific menu. •...
Flicking • Scroll quickly, for example, in a list or on a web page. You can stop the scrolling movement by tapping the screen. Locking and unlocking the screen When your device is on and left idle for a set period of time, the screen darkens to save battery power, and locks automatically.
which extend beyond the regular screen display width. The number of Home screen panes is represented by a series of dots at the top of the Home screen. The highlighted dot shows the pane that you are currently in. To go to the Home screen •...
To delete a pane from your Home screen Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates. Flick left or right to browse to the pane that you want to delete, then tap Application screen The Application screen, which you open from the Home screen, contains the applications that come pre-installed on your device as well as applications that you download.
Navigating applications You can navigate between applications using the navigation keys, the small apps bar and the recently used applications window, which lets you switch easily between all recently used applications. Some applications are closed when you press to exit while others continue to run in the background or pause.
To close a small app • on the small app window. To download a small app From the small apps bar, tap , then tap and tap Search for the small app that you want to download, then follow the instructions to download it and complete the installation.
To add a widget to the Home screen Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates, then tap Widgets. Find and tap the widget that you want to add. To resize a widget Touch and hold a widget until it magnifies and the device vibrates, then release the widget.
Access a folder containing applications Access an application using a shortcut To add a shortcut to your Home screen Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates and the customisation menu appears. In the customisation menu, tap Apps. Scroll through the list of applications and select an application.
To change your Home screen wallpaper Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates. Tap Wallpapers and select an option. To set a Home screen theme Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates. Tap Themes, then select a theme.
To dismiss a notification from the Notification panel • Place your finger on a notification and flick left or right. To clear all notifications from the Notification panel • Tap Clear. Notification light A notification light informs you about battery status and some other events. For example, a flashing blue light means there is a new message or a missed call.
An alarm is set Synchronisation is ongoing Problem with sign in or synchronisation A Wi-Fi® connection is enabled and wireless networks are available Depending on your service provider, network and/or region, the functions or services represented by some icons in this list may not be available. Notification icons The following notification icons may appear on your screen: New email message...
Use the Email application to send and receive emails through both private and corporate accounts. Use the Facebook application to engage in social networking with friends, family members and colleagues around the world. Browse and listen to FM radio stations. Use the Album application to view and to work with your photos and videos.
Downloading applications Downloading applications from Google Play™ Google Play™ is the official online Google store for downloading applications, games, music, movies and books. It includes both free and paid applications. Before you start downloading from Google Play™, make sure that you have a working ®...
Internet and networks Browsing the web The Google Chrome™ web browser for Android™ devices comes pre-installed in most markets. Go to http://support.google.com/chrome and click the "Chrome for Mobile" link to get more detailed information about how to use this web browser. To browse with Google Chrome™...
To add Internet settings manually From the Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > More… > Mobile networks > Access Point Names. Tap . Tap New APN. Tap Name and enter the name of the network profile that you want to create. Tap APN and enter the access point name.
To add a Wi-Fi® network manually Make sure that the Wi-Fi® function is turned on. Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Tap Wi-Fi . Enter the Network SSID information. To select a security type, tap the Security field. If required, enter a password. Tap Save.
To share your data connection using a USB cable Deactivate all USB cable connections to your device. Using the USB cable that came with your device, connect your device to a computer. Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Tap More… > Tethering & portable hotspot. Mark the USB tethering checkbox.
To set a data usage limit Make sure that data traffic is turned on. Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Find and tap Data usage. Mark the Set mobile data limit checkbox if it is not marked, then tap OK. To set the data usage limit, drag the corresponding line to the desired value.
To activate automatic network selection Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Find and tap More… > Mobile networks > Network operators. Tap Search mode > Automatic. Virtual private networks (VPNs) Use your device to connect to virtual private networks (VPNs), which allow you to access resources inside a secured local network from a public network.
Basic settings Accessing settings View and change settings for your device from the Settings menu. The Settings menu is accessible from both the Notification panel and the Application screen. To open the device settings menu from the Notification panel Drag the status bar downwards. To open the device settings menu from the Application screen From your Home screen, tap Tap Settings.
Select an option. X-Reality™ for Mobile Sony's X-Reality for Mobile technology improves the viewing quality of photos and videos after you take them, giving you clearer, sharper and more natural images. X- Reality for Mobile is turned on by default, but you can turn it off if you want to reduce battery consumption.
To turn on X-Reality for Mobile Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Find and tap Display. Mark the X-Reality for Mobile checkbox if it is not marked. Screen settings To adjust the screen brightness Drag the status bar downwards, then tap >...
Enhancing the sound output You can enhance the sound of your device by manually enabling individual sound settings such as Clear Phase™ and xLOUD™, or you can let ClearAudio+ technology adjust the sound automatically. You can also enable the Dynamic normaliser so that differences in volume between different media files are minimised.
Typing text On-screen keyboard You can enter text with the on-screen QWERTY keyboard by tapping each letter individually, or you can use the Gesture input feature and slide your finger from letter to letter to form words. You can type in up to three Latin languages without switching keyboards.
To enter text using the Gesture input function When the on-screen keyboard is displayed, slide your finger from letter to letter to trace the word that you want to write. Lift up your finger when you’ve finished entering a word. A word is suggested based on the letters that you have traced.
To enter text using the Phonepad • When appears in the Phonepad, tap each character key only once, even if the letter you want is not the first letter on the key. Tap the word that appears or tap to view more word suggestions and select a word from the list. •...
To select text Enter some text, then double-tap the text. The word you tap gets highlighted by tabs on both sides. Drag the tabs left or right to select more text. To edit text in portrait orientation Enter some text, then double-tap the entered text to make the application bar appear.
Calling Making calls You can make a call by manually dialling a phone number, by tapping a number saved in your contact list, or by tapping the phone number in your call log view. You can also use the smart dial feature to quickly find numbers from your contact list and call logs.
To make an international call From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Phone. Touch and hold 0 until a “+” sign appears. Enter the country code, area code (without the first 0) and phone number, then Showing or hiding your phone number You can select to show or hide your phone number on call recipients' devices when you call them.
Ongoing calls Open your contacts list Turn on the loudspeaker during a call Mute the microphone during a call Enter numbers during a call End a call To change the ear speaker volume during a call • Press the volume key up or down. To activate the screen during a call •...
Forwarding calls You can forward calls, for example, to another phone number, or to an answering service. To forward calls From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Call settings > Call forwarding. Select an option. Enter the number you want to forward the calls to, then tap Enable. To turn off call forwarding From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings >...
To make a second call During an ongoing call, tap Dialpad. Enter the number of the recipient and tap . The first call is put on hold. To switch between multiple calls • To switch to another call and put the current call on hold, tap Switch to this call.
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 a 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.
Transferring contacts using a computer Contacts Setup is an application within PC Companion and within Sony™ Bridge for Mac that helps you to collect the contacts from your old device and transfer them to your new device.
® To import contacts using Bluetooth technology ® Make sure you have the Bluetooth function turned on and that your device is set to visible. When you are notified of an incoming file to your device, drag the status bar downwards and tap the notification to accept the file transfer.
To select which contacts to display in the Contacts application From your Home screen, tap , then tap . Press , then tap Filter. In the list that appears, mark and unmark the desired options. If you have synchronised your contacts with a synchronisation account, that account appears in the list.
To edit contact information about yourself From your Home screen, tap , then tap . Tap Myself, then tap Enter the new information or make the changes you want. When you are done, tap Done. To create a new contact from a text message From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap >...
happens, you can join such duplicates to create a single entry. And if you join entries by mistake, you can separate them again later. To link contacts From your Home screen, tap , then tap . Tap the contact that you want to link with another contact. Press , then tap Link contact.
Messaging and chat Reading and sending messages The Messaging application shows your messages as conversations, which means that all messages to and from a particular person are grouped together. To send multimedia messages, you need the correct MMS settings on your device. See Internet and messaging settings on page 25.
To reply to a message From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Tap the conversation containing the message. Enter your reply and tap Send. To forward a message From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Tap the conversation containing the message that you want to forward.
Calling from a message To call a message sender From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Tap a conversation. Tap the recipient name or number at the top of the screen, then select the recipient name or number from the list that appears. If the recipient is saved in your contacts, tap the phone number that you want to call.
To start a chat From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Hangouts. , then enter a contact name, email address, phone number or circle name and select the relevant entry from the suggested list. To start an instant messaging session, tap To start a video call, tap To reply to a chat message or join a video call When someone contacts you on Hangouts,...
Email Setting up email Use the email application in your device to send and receive email messages through your email accounts. You can have one or several email accounts at the same time, including corporate Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync accounts. To set up an email account From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Email.
View a list of all email accounts and recent folders List of email messages Options Search for email messages View folders Download new email messages Write a new email message To download new email messages From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Email.
To save a sender's email address to your contacts From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Email. Find and tap a message in your email inbox. Tap the name of the sender, then tap OK. Select an existing contact, or tap Create new contact. Edit the contact information, if desired, then tap Done.
To view all folders for one email account From your Home screen, tap . Then find and tap Email. at the top of the screen and select the account you want to check, then again and select Show all folders to view all the folders in this account. To delete an email message From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Email.
View a list of all Gmail accounts and recent folders List of email messages Options Download new email messages View all folders Search for email messages Write a new email message To learn more about Gmail™ • When the Gmail application is open, tap , then tap Help. This is an Internet version of this publication.
Socialife™ Using the Socialife™ application Use the Socialife™ application from Sony to get your favourite news, videos and social networking feeds in one place. The Socialife™ home screen gives a clear overview of friends’ Facebook and Twitter™ activity, plus news feeds that you have subscribed to.
94. • If the computer is a PC, you can use the Media Go™ application from Sony and organise your music files, create playlists, subscribe to podcasts, and more. To learn more and download the Media Go™ application, go to http://mediago.sony.com/enu/ features.
To play a song From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap If the WALKMAN home screen is not displayed, tap Select a music category, for example, under Artists, Albums or Songs, then browse to the song that you want to open. Tap a song to play it.
Open the "WALKMAN" music player Sony Entertainment Network with Video Unlimited and Music Unlimited is not available in every market. Separate subscription required. Additional terms and conditions apply. To display the WALKMAN home screen From the Home screen, tap >...
To create your own playlists Open the WALKMAN home screen. To add an artist, album or a song to a playlist, touch and hold the name of the artist or the title of the album or song. In the menu that opens, tap Add to > Create new playlist. Enter a name for the playlist and tap OK.
To manage music from your friends Open the WALKMAN home screen, then tap Friends' music > Recent. Tap an item to open it, then work on it as desired. to show that you "Like" the song on Facebook™. If desired, add a comment in the comments field.
View TrackID options View current music charts View the search result history Record and identify music The TrackID™ application and the TrackID™ service are not supported in all countries/regions, or by all networks and/or service providers in all areas. To identify music using TrackID™ technology From your Home screen, tap Find and tap TrackID™, then hold your device towards the music source.
PC that runs the Windows operating system. Go to www.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com for more information. Sony Entertainment Network with Video Unlimited and Music Unlimited is not available in every market. Separate subscription required. Additional terms and conditions apply. To get started with Music Unlimited Open the WALKMAN home screen.
FM radio Listening to the 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.
To switch the radio sound to the speaker When the radio is open, press . Tap Play in speaker. To switch the sound back to the wired headset or headphones, press and tap Play in headphones. To identify a song on the FM radio using TrackID™ While the song is playing on your device's FM radio, press , then select TrackID™.
Camera Taking photos and recording videos Zoom in or out Main camera screen Camera key – Activate the camera/Take photos/Record videos View photos and videos Take photos or record video clips Go back a step or exit the camera Capturing mode settings icon Camera settings icon and shortcut icons Front camera To take a photo from the lock screen...
To record a video using the camera key Activate the camera. , and select If the video camera is not selected, tap To start recording a video, press the camera key. To stop recording, press the camera key again. To record a video by tapping the screen Activate the camera.
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 coloured frame and the photo is taken automatically.
When this setting is activated, you can launch the camera and start capturing video when the screen is locked by pressing and holding down the camera key. Geotagging Tag photos with details of where you took them. Touch capture Identify a particular focus area by touching the camera screen with your finger. The photo is taken as soon as you release your finger.
20MP 5248×3936(4:3) 20 megapixel resolution with 4:3 aspect ratio. Suitable for photos you want to view on non-widescreen displays or print in high resolution. 3264×2448(4:3) 8 megapixel resolution with 4:3 aspect ratio. Suitable for photos you want to view on non-widescreen displays or print in high resolution.
Object tracking When you select an object by touching it in the viewfinder, the camera tracks it for you. This setting is only available in Manual capturing mode. Use the HDR (High Dynamic Range) setting to take a photo against strong back light or in conditions where the contrast is sharp.
Unlimited The preview of the photo or video appears after you shoot it. 5 seconds The preview of the photo or video apears for 5 seconds after you shoot it. 3 seconds The preview of the photo or video appears for 3 seconds after you shoot it. Edit The photo or video opens for editing after you shoot it.
Record videos suitable for sending in multimedia messages. The recording time of this video format is limited to fit in a multimedia message. This setting is only available in Manual capturing mode. Self-timer With the self-timer you can record a video without holding the device. Use it to record group videos where everyone can be in the video.
Adjusts the exposure in a very small part of the image that you want to capture. This setting is only available in Manual capturing mode. SteadyShot™ When recording a video, it can be difficult to hold the device steady. The stabiliser helps you by compensating for small movements of the hand.
Album Viewing photos and videos Use the Pictures tab in the Album application 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. All photos and videos are displayed in a chronologically ordered grid. View photos and videos in the Pictures tab View photos and videos in the My albums tab View menu options...
To watch a slideshow of your photos with music When you are viewing a photo, tap the screen to display the toolbars, then tap > SensMe™ slideshow. Select the music and theme that you want to use for the slideshow, then tap .
To work with batches of photos or videos in Album When viewing thumbnails of photos and videos in Album, tap , then tap Select items. Tap the items that you want to work with. Selected items are indicated by a blue frame.
To apply special effects to a photo When you are viewing a photo, tap the screen to display the toolbars, then tap If prompted, select Photo editor > Just once. , then select an option. To save a copy of the edited photo, tap Save. To improve a photo using advanced settings When you are viewing a photo, tap the screen to display the toolbars, then tap If prompted, select Photo editor >...
View all photos and videos saved to your device's internal storage View your photos in globe mode View your photos on a map View all photos and videos saved to the removable memory card 10 View all photos with faces The PlayMemories online service is not available in all countries or regions.
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. Tap an item to view it in full screen. If several photos were taken at the same location, only one of them appears on the map.
Tap to view all videos in Video Unlimited Tap to view details of a video in Video Unlimited Sony Entertainment Network with Video Unlimited and Music Unlimited is not available in every market. Separate subscription required. Additional terms and conditions apply.
Media Go™ application, go to http://mediago.sony.com/enu/features. • If your computer is an Apple® Mac®, you can use Sony™ Bridge for Mac to transfer video files from iTunes to your device. To learn more and download Sony™ Bridge for Mac, go to www.sonymobile.com/global-en/tools/bridge-for-mac/.
Sony Entertainment Network account, then you can use that account instead. Sony Entertainment Network with Video Unlimited and Music Unlimited is not available in every market. Separate subscription required. Additional terms and conditions apply. To get started with Video Unlimited...
Connectivity Sharing content with DLNA Certified™ devices You can view or play media content saved to your device on other devices such as, for example, a TV, or a computer. Such devices must be DLNA Certified™ by the Digital Living Network Alliance and all devices must be connected to the same Wi- Fi®...
To set up file sharing with other DLNA Certified™ devices Connect your device to a Wi-Fi® network. From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Tap , then tap Media server. To turn on the Share content function, drag the slider. appears in the status bar.
To view photos or videos from your device on a DMR device Make sure that you have correctly set up the DMR device and that it is connected to the same Wi-Fi® network as your device. From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Album.
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. To share a contact with another device using NFC Make sure that both devices have the NFC function turned on, and that both screens are active.
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.
® To turn on the Bluetooth function and make your device visible Drag the status bar downwards, then tap ® 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.
® To connect your device to another Bluetooth device ® If you are connecting to a Bluetooth device that requires you to first pair your device before connecting, follow the relevant steps to pair your device with that device. Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Find and tap Bluetooth.
PC Companion ® ® application on a PC or the Sony™ Bridge for Mac application on an Apple computer. PC Companion and Sony™ Bridge for Mac help you access additional computer applications to transfer and organise media files, update your device, synchronise device content, and more.
the computer. Media Go™ converts media files so that you can use them on your device. ® In order to use this feature, you need a Wi-Fi enabled device that supports Media transfer, ® ® ® for example, a computer running Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows To pair your device wirelessly with a computer using Media transfer mode...
Apple computer. You can also use the Sony™ Bridge for Mac application to manage files through a file browser, update your device software, and back up and restore content on your device.
Using a USB cable, connect your device to an Apple computer. Computer: Open the Sony™ Bridge for Mac application. After a few moments, The Sony™ Bridge for Mac application detects your device. Computer: Drag and drop the desired files between your device and the ®...
To mirror the screen of your device on a TV screen TV: Follow the instructions in the User guide for your TV to turn on the screen mirroring function. Your device: Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Find and tap Xperia™ Connectivity > Screen mirroring. Tap Turn on Screen mirroring and select a device.
Use the Smart Connect application to manage a range of smart accessories that you can connect to your device, including SmartTags, SmartWatch and Smart Wireless Headset pro from Sony. Smart Connect downloads any necessary applications and also finds third-party applications, when available. Previously connected devices show in a list that allows you to get more information about the features of each device.
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.
Synchronising with Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync® Using a Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account, you can access your corporate email messages, calendar appointments and contacts directly on your device. After setup, you can find your information in the Email, Calendar and Contacts applications. To set up corporate email, calendar and contacts for synchronisation From your Home screen, tap Tap Settings >...
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 >...
Both options are activated by default when you enable location services. Sony does not warrant the accuracy of any location services including but not limited to navigational services. To enable location services Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Tap Location services.
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.
Calendar and alarm clock Calendar About the calendar Your device has a calendar for managing your time schedule. If you have a Google™ account, you can also synchronise your device calendar with your web calendar. See Synchronising with Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync® on page 101. To set the calendar view From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Calendar.
To set a new alarm From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Alarm & clock. Tap Time and adjust the time by scrolling up and down. Tap Set. If desired, edit other alarm settings. Tap Done. To edit an existing alarm From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Alarm &...
To activate the vibrate function for an alarm From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Alarm & clock. Tap the alarm you want to edit. Mark the Vibrate checkbox. Tap Done. The vibrate feature is enabled by default when you create a new alarm. To set alarms to sound when the device is in silent mode From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Alarm &...
Locking and protecting your device IMEI number Every device has a unique IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number. You should keep a copy of this number. If your device is stolen, your network provider can use your IMEI number to stop the device from accessing the network in your country.
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 >...
To create a screen unlock pattern Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Tap Security > Screen lock > Pattern. Follow the instructions in your device. To unlock the screen using a screen unlock pattern Activate the screen. Draw your screen unlock pattern. If the unlock pattern you draw on the screen is rejected five times in a row, you must wait 30 seconds and then try again.
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.
® Using a USB cable, connect your device to the Apple computer. Computer: Launch the Sony™ Bridge for Mac application. After a few moments, the Sony™ Bridge for Mac application detects your device and searches for new software for it.
Safely removing the memory card You can safely remove the memory card from your device any time when the device is turned off. If you want to remove the memory card when your device is on, you must first unmount the memory card before you physically remove it from the device. This can prevent damaging the memory card or losing data stored on the memory card.
Preparing to use the Backup and restore application Before backing up your content, you can select the backup destination and the types of data that you want to back up. To select the backup destination From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Back up &...
Resetting and restarting You can reset your device to its original factory settings, with or without deleting all of your personal data. This action is sometimes necessary if your device stops functioning properly. You can also force your device to shut down in situations where it hangs or won't restart normally.
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 whenever possible. Standby time refers to the time during which your device is connected to the network and is not being used.
From your Application screen, find and tap Find and tap the required support item. Usage info For quality purposes, Sony Mobile collects anonymous bug reports and statistics regarding your device. None of the information gathered includes personal data. To allow the sending of usage info Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Find and tap About phone >...
Important information Important information leaflet Before you use your device, please read the Important information leaflet provided in the Setup guide in your device or in the box. To access the setup guide manually From the Home screen, tap Tap Settings > Setup guide. Limitations to services and features Some of the services and features described in this User guide are not supported in all countries/regions or by all networks and/or service providers in all areas.
device, for example, underneath one of the covers, your warranty will be void. Never submerge your device in salt water or let the micro USB port, the micro SIM slot, the memory card slot or the headset jack come in contact with salt water. Also, never expose the device to any liquid chemicals, or to moist environments with extreme high or low temperatures.
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.
Index taking photos ........69, 70, 71 accounts using the flash ..........69 Google™ ............9 video ..............75 adjusting volume .............61 viewing photos ..........70 Airplane mode ............33 charging ..............10 alarm ..............106 chat ................52 Album ..............78 closing an application ..........16 My albums ............81 conference calls ............43 SensMe™...
favourites Movies removing radio channels as ......68 clearing video information .......86 saving radio channels as .........68 settings ............85 finding your device ..........113 Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) flash settings ............25 using when taking photos .......69 music ...............98 Flight mode - See Airplane mode ......33 adjusting volume ..........61 FM radio deleting ............65...
PUK ...............109 standby time purchasing estimating ............117 music ...............65 status ...............21 bar ..............20 still camera ............69, 71 radio ................67 settings ............72 favourites ............68 support ..............112 listening to with the speaker ......68 Support application ..........118 mono sound ............68 surround sound feature ...........64 moving between channels ......67 switching between applications ......16 opening ............67...
key ..............31 "WALKMAN" application adding songs to playlists ........63 creating playlists ..........63 deleting songs ..........62 minimising ............61 playlists ............62 using the Equaliser ..........64 wallpaper ..............19 using a photo as ..........79 web browser ............25 widgets ..............17 resizing ............18 wireless networks ..........103 X-Reality for Mobile ...........32, 33 zooming photos .............78...