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  • Page 1: User Guide

    User guide Xperia ™ C6902/C6903/C6906...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Getting started................6 About this User guide................6 Overview....................6 Assembly...................7 Starting your device for the first time..........9 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...
  • Page 3 Airplane mode..................33 Enhancing the sound output............34 Typing text..................35 On-screen keyboard................35 Entering text using voice input............36 Editing text..................36 Personalising the Xperia keyboard..........37 Calling..................38 Making calls..................38 Receiving calls.................39 Ongoing calls...................40 Using the call log................40 Forwarding calls................41 Restricting calls................41 Multiple calls..................41 Conference calls................42 Voicemail..................42 Emergency calls................43 Contacts..................44...
  • Page 4 WALKMAN home screen ..............58 Playlists....................59 Sharing music..................60 Enhancing the sound...............61 Visualiser ..................61 Recognising music with TrackID™..........61 Music Unlimited online service............63 FM radio..................64 Listening to the radio...............64 Favourite radio channels..............65 Sound settings.................65 Camera..................66 Taking photos and recording videos..........66 Face detection.................67 Using Smile Shutter™ to capture smiling faces......67 Adding the geographical position to your photos......68 General camera settings..............68 Still camera settings.................70...
  • Page 5 Synchronising data on your device..........98 About synchronising data on your device........98 Synchronising with Google™ services..........98 Synchronising with Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync®....98 Synchronising with Facebook™............99 Calendar and alarm clock............101 Calendar..................101 Alarm clock..................101 Maps and locations..............104 Location services and sources............104 Using GPS..................104 Google Maps™................105 Locking and protecting your device........106 IMEI number...................106 SIM card protection...............106...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    Getting started About this User guide This is the Xperia™ Z1 User guide for the Android™ 4.3 (Jelly Bean) software version. If you're not sure which software version your device is running, you can check it via the Settings menu. For more information about software updates, see Updating your device .
  • Page 7: Assembly

    11 Main camera lens 12 Camera light 13 Second microphone 14 NFC™ detection area 15 Memory card slot cover 16 Charger/USB cable port cover 17 Charging dock connector Do not insert fingers or other objects into the opening for the second microphone (illustrated in item 13 above) to avoid damaging your device.
  • Page 8 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.
  • Page 9: Starting Your Device For The First Time

    For example, if you have a Sony Entertainment Network account, you can sign in to it here and get set up straight away. And you can download Internet and Wi-Fi® settings.
  • Page 10: Charging Your Device

    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™...
  • Page 11: Learning The Basics

    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. •...
  • Page 12 Pinching and spreading • Zoom in or out on a web page, a photo or a map. Swiping • Scroll up or down a list. • Scroll left or right, for example, between Home screen panes. This is an Internet version of this publication. © Print only for private use.
  • Page 13: Locking And Unlocking The Screen

    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.
  • Page 14 To go to the Home screen • Press To browse the Home screen Home screen panes You can add new panes to your Home screen (up to a maximum of seven panes) and delete panes. You can also set the pane that you want to use as the main Home screen pane.
  • Page 15: Application Screen

    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. To view all applications on the Application screen From your Home screen, tap Flick left or right on the Application screen.
  • Page 16: Navigating Applications

    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.
  • Page 17: Widgets

    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 move a small app •...
  • Page 18: Shortcuts And Folders

    To resize a widget Touch and hold a widget until it magnifies and the device vibrates, then release the widget. If the widget can be resized, for example, the Calendar widget, then a highlighted frame and resizing dots appear. Drag the dots inward or outward to shrink or expand the widget. To confirm the new size of the widget, tap anywhere on the Home screen.
  • Page 19: Background And Themes

    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. The selected application gets added to the Home screen.
  • Page 20: Taking A Screenshot

    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. When you change a theme, the background also changes in some applications. To change the wallpaper for the lock screen Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Tap Personalization >...
  • Page 21: Icons In The Status Bar

    Icons in the status bar Status icons Signal strength No signal Roaming GPRS is available EDGE is available 3G is available Mobile data network is available Sending and downloading GPRS data Sending and downloading EDGE data Sending and downloading 3G data Sending and downloading mobile data Battery status The battery is charging...
  • Page 22: Application Overview

    Upcoming calendar event A song is playing The device is connected to a computer via a USB cable Warning message Error message Missed call Call ongoing Call on hold Call forwarding is turned on Software updates are available Downloading data Uploading data More (undisplayed) notifications Application overview...
  • Page 23 Use the "WALKMAN" application to organise and play music, audio books and podcasts. View news stories and weather forecasts. Make phone calls by dialling the number manually or by using the smart dial function. Use the Video Unlimited application to rent and purchase videos. Optimise settings to suit your own requirements.
  • Page 24: Downloading Applications

    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 ®...
  • Page 25: Internet And Networks

    Internet and networks Browsing the web 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. To browse with Google Chrome™...
  • Page 26: Wi-Fi

    To add Internet settings manually From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > More… > Mobile networks. Tap Access Point Names > Tap Name and enter the name of the network profile that you want to create. Tap APN and enter the access point name. Enter all other information required by your network operator.
  • Page 27: Sharing Your Mobile Data Connection

    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.
  • Page 28: Controlling Data Usage

    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. From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > More… > Tethering & portable hotspot. Mark the USB tethering checkbox, then tap OK if prompted.
  • Page 29: Selecting Mobile Networks

    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.
  • Page 30: Virtual Private Networks (Vpns)

    To activate automatic network selection Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Find and tap More… > Mobile networks > Service providers. 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.
  • Page 31: Basic Settings

    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.
  • Page 32: Date And Time

    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.
  • Page 33: Screen Settings

    To turn on X-Reality™ for mobile From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Display. Mark the X-Reality for mobile checkbox if it is not marked. Screen settings To adjust the screen brightness From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings >...
  • Page 34: Enhancing The Sound Output

    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.
  • Page 35: Typing Text

    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 select up to three languages for text input. The keyboard detects the language that you are using and predicts the words for that language as you type.
  • Page 36: Entering Text Using Voice Input

    To change the Gesture input settings When the on-screen keyboard is displayed, tap , then tap Keyboard settings > Text input settings. To activate or deactivate the Gesture input function, mark or unmark the Gesture input checkbox. To use the one-handed keyboard Open the on-screen keyboard in portrait mode, then tap , then tap One-handed keyboard.
  • Page 37: Personalising The Xperia Keyboard

    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.
  • Page 38: Calling

    Calling Making calls You can make a call by manually dialling a phone number, by tapping a number saved in your contacts 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 contacts list and call logs.
  • Page 39: Receiving Calls

    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.
  • Page 40: Ongoing Calls

    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 •...
  • Page 41: Forwarding Calls

    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 >...
  • Page 42: Conference Calls

    To make a second call During an ongoing call, tap 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.
  • Page 43: Emergency Calls

    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.
  • Page 44: Contacts

    Transferring contacts using a computer Xperia™ Transfer and Contacts Setup are applications within the PC Companion and the Sony™ Bridge for Mac computer programs that help you to collect contacts from your old device and transfer them to your new device. These applications support several device brands, including iPhone, Samsung, HTC, BlackBerry, LG, Motorola and Nokia.
  • Page 45: Searching And Viewing Contacts

    ® 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.
  • Page 46: Adding And Editing Contacts

    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.
  • Page 47: Favourites And Groups

    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 >...
  • Page 48: Backing Up Contacts

    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.
  • Page 49: Messaging And Chat

    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.
  • Page 50: Organising Your Messages

    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.
  • Page 51: Calling From A Message

    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.
  • Page 52 Start a new chat or video call Options List of contacts To start an instant message or a video call 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.
  • Page 53: Email

    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.
  • Page 54: Email Preview Pane

    Access settings and options List of email messages To download new email messages From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Email. If you are using several email accounts, tap and select the account that you want to check, then tap Inbox in the drop down menu. To download new messages, tap , then tap Refresh.
  • Page 55: Organising Your Email Messages

    To activate the preview pane From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Email. Tap , then tap Settings. Tap General > Preview pane. Select an option, or a combination of options, then tap OK. To read email messages using the preview pane Make sure the preview pane is activated.
  • Page 56: Email Account Settings

    Email account settings To remove an email account from your device From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Email. Press , then tap Settings. Select the account you want to remove. Tap Delete account > OK. To change the inbox check frequency From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Email.
  • Page 57: Music

    91. • 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 features.
  • Page 58: Walkman Home Screen

    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.
  • Page 59: Playlists

    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 >...
  • Page 60: Sharing Music

    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.
  • Page 61: Enhancing The Sound

    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.
  • Page 62 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.
  • Page 63: Music Unlimited Online Service

    PC that runs the Windows operating system. Go to 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.
  • Page 64: Fm Radio

    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.
  • Page 65: Favourite Radio Channels

    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™.
  • Page 66: Camera

    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 learn more about how to take better photos, go to...
  • Page 67: Face Detection

    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.
  • Page 68: Adding The Geographical Position To Your Photos

    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.
  • Page 69: Quick Launch

    AR effect You can apply AR (augmented reality) effects to your photos and make them more fun. This setting lets you integrate 3D scenes into your photos as you take them. Just select the scene you want and adjust its position in the viewfinder. Timeshift burst The camera takes a burst of 61 photos in a window of two seconds –...
  • Page 70: Still Camera Settings

    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. White balance This function adjusts the colour balance according to the lighting conditions.
  • Page 71: Focus Mode

    2 megapixel resolution with 16:9 aspect ratio. Suitable for photos you want to view on widescreen displays. This setting is only available in Manual capturing mode. Self-timer With the self-timer you can take a photo without holding the device. Use this function to take self-portraits, or group photos where everyone can be in the photo.
  • Page 72 Sets the ISO sensitivity to 200. Sets the ISO sensitivity to 400. Sets the ISO sensitivity to 800. 1600 Sets the ISO sensitivity to 1600. This setting is only available in Manual capturing mode. Metering This function automatically determines a well-balanced exposure by measuring the amount of light striking the image you want to capture.
  • Page 73: Video Camera Settings

    Use this setting when the background is brighter than the subject. This removes unwanted dark shadows. Red-eye reduction Reduces the red colour of eyes when taking a photo. The flash is turned off. Sometimes photo quality can be better without the flash, even if lighting conditions are poor.
  • Page 74 Single autofocus The camera automatically focuses on the selected subject. Continuous autofocus is on. Face detection The camera automatically detects up to five human faces, indicated by frames on the screen. The camera automatically focuses on the nearest face. You can also select which face to focus on by tapping it on the screen.
  • Page 75: Album

    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...
  • Page 76: Sharing And Managing Photos And Videos

    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 .
  • Page 77: Editing Photos With The Photo Editor Application

    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.
  • Page 78: Photo Albums

    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 >...
  • Page 79: Viewing Your Photos On A Map

    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.
  • Page 80 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.
  • Page 81: Videos

    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.
  • Page 82: Transferring Video Content To Your Device

    PC. To learn more and download the Media Go™ application, go to • 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 .
  • Page 83: Managing Video Content

    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...
  • Page 84: Connectivity

    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®...
  • Page 85: Playing Files On A Digital Media Renderer Device

    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 media function, drag the slider. appears in the status bar.
  • Page 86: Nfc

    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.
  • Page 87: Nfc Detection Area

    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.
  • Page 88: 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.
  • Page 89 ® 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.
  • Page 90 ® 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.
  • Page 91: Connecting Your Device To A Computer

    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.
  • Page 92 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...
  • Page 93 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.
  • Page 94: Connecting Your Device To A Tv Set Using A Cable

    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 ®...
  • Page 95: Connecting Your Device In A Car Using Mirrorlink

    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.
  • Page 96: Using Your Device As A Fitness Hub With Ant

    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.
  • Page 97 monitor and a foot pod (to measure pace and distance), you can collect all the data from the run on your device. You can then analyse your performance and see how you can improve. You can download a range of applications from Google Play™ that support ANT+™ sport, fitness and health devices.
  • Page 98: Synchronising Data On Your 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.
  • Page 99: Synchronising With Facebook

    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 > Add account > Exchange ActiveSync. Enter your corporate email address and password. Tap Next.
  • Page 100 From your Home screen, tap Tap Settings > Xperia™ with Facebook. Select the account that you want to remove. Press , then tap Remove account. Tap Remove account again to confirm. This is an Internet version of this publication. © Print only for private use.
  • Page 101: Calendar And Alarm Clock

    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 98. To set the calendar view From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Calendar.
  • Page 102 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 &...
  • Page 103 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 &...
  • Page 104: Maps And Locations

    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.
  • Page 105: Google Maps

    Google Maps™ Use Google Maps™ to track your current location, view real-time traffic situations and receive detailed directions to your destination. Before taking trips, you can download and save maps to your memory card to avoid high roaming costs. The Google Maps™ application requires the use of an Internet connection. You may incur data connection charges when you connect to the Internet from your device.
  • Page 106: Locking And Protecting Your Device

    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.
  • Page 107: 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 108 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.
  • Page 109: Support And Maintenance

    Help us improve our software You can enable the sending of usage info from your device so that Sony Mobile can receive anonymous bug reports and statistics that help improve our software. None of the information gathered includes personal data.
  • Page 110 ® 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.
  • Page 111: Finding Your Device

    Finding your device There are several ways to find and protect your device if you ever lose it. Using the “my Xperia” service, you can: • Look for your device on a map. • Sound an alert which works even if the device is in silent mode. •...
  • Page 112: Memory

    Improving battery time using Low battery mode Use the Low battery mode feature to automatically start saving power when the battery reaches a certain charge level. You can set and readjust this charge level as desired. You can also decide which functions to keep active, for example, mobile data traffic, Wi-Fi®...
  • Page 113: Backup And Restore Application

    This can prevent damaging the memory card or losing data stored on the memory card. To unmount the memory card From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Storage > Unmount SD card. Formatting the memory card You can format the memory card in your device, for example, to free up memory. This means that you erase all data on the card.
  • Page 114: Restarting And Resetting

    To select the backup destination From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Back up & restore. Tap Back up. Tap the bar under Where to store data. Select the destination to which you want to back up your content. To select the data types to back up From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Back up &...
  • Page 115: Recycling Your Device

    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. To force the device to shut down Detach the cover of the micro SIM card slot. Using the tip of a pen or a similar object, press and hold down the OFF button until the device shuts down.
  • Page 116: Important Information

    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.
  • Page 117: Legal Information

    Legal information SonyC6902/C6903/C6906 This User guide is published by Sony Mobile Communications AB or its local affiliated company, without any warranty. Improvements and changes to this User guide necessitated by typographical errors, inaccuracies of current information, or improvements to programs and/or equipment, may be made by Sony Mobile Communications AB at any time and without notice.
  • Page 118 Sony be liable in any way for your improper use of additional content or other third party content. This User guide may reference services or applications provided by third parties. Use of such programming or services may require separate registration with the third party provider and may be subject to additional terms of use.