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Xperia
ZL
C6502/C6503/C6506

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    User guide Xperia ™ C6502/C6503/C6506...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Xperia™ ZL User guide..............6 Getting started................7 About this User guide................7 Android™ – what and why?...............7 Device overview.................7 Assembly...................8 Turning the device on and off............9 Locking and unlocking the screen...........10 Setup guide..................11 Accounts and services..............11 Getting to know your device.............12 Using the keys.................12 Using the touchscreen..............12 Battery....................14...
  • Page 3 Forwarding calls................38 Restricting calls................38 Multiple calls..................38 Conference calls................39 Voicemail..................39 Emergency calls................40 Contacts..................41 Transferring contacts...............41 Searching and viewing contacts............42 Adding and editing contacts............43 Favourites and groups..............44 Sending contact information............44 Avoiding duplicate entries in the Contacts application....44 Backing up contacts................45 Messaging and chat..............46 Reading and sending messages............46 Organising your messages..............47 Calling from a message..............48...
  • Page 4 Camera..................63 Taking photos and recording videos..........63 Face detection.................64 Using Smile Shutter™ to capture smiling faces......64 Adding the geographical position to your photos......65 General camera settings..............65 Still camera settings.................66 Video camera settings..............69 Album..................71 Viewing photos and videos..............71 Sharing and managing photos and videos........72 Editing photos with the Photo editor application......73 Photo albums...................74 Viewing your photos on a map............75...
  • Page 5 Calendar and alarm clock............103 Calendar..................103 Alarm clock..................103 Support and maintenance............106 Updating your device..............106 Backup and restore application.............107 Resetting your device..............108 Locking and protecting your device..........109 Finding your device................111 Support application...............111 Recycling your device..............111 Reference..................112 Status and notification icons overview..........112 Application overview..............113 Important information..............115 Important information leaflet............115 Limitations to services and features..........115...
  • Page 6: Xperia™ Zl User Guide

    Xperia™ ZL User guide This is an Internet version of this publication. © Print only for private use.
  • Page 7: Getting Started

    Find and tap Settings > About phone > Android version. Android™ – what and why? Your Xperia™ from Sony runs on the Android™ platform. Android™ devices can perform many of the same functions as a computer and you can customise them to your own needs.
  • Page 8: Assembly

    Proximity sensor Ear speaker Light sensor Volume/Zoom key Power key Infrared lens Camera key Front/chat camera lens Main microphone 10 Notification light 11 Touchscreen 12 Headset connector 13 Second microphone 14 Speaker 15 Port for charger/USB cable 16 Camera lens 17 Camera light 18 Strap hole 19 SIM and memory card cover...
  • Page 9: Turning The Device On And Off

    To remove the micro SIM card Turn off your phone. Remove the SIM and memory card cover. Push the micro SIM card inwards, then release it and draw it out of its slot. To remove the memory card • Turn off the phone. To attach the SIM and memory card cover Place the SIM and memory card cover over the back of the phone so that the top edge of the cover fits into the groove between the SIM and memory card...
  • Page 10: Locking And Unlocking The Screen

    To force the device to restart Remove the SIM and memory card cover. Press and hold down the OFF button using the tip of a pen or a similar object. After your device vibrates once, release the button. The device restarts automatically.
  • Page 11: Setup Guide

    For example, if you have a Sony Entertainment Network account, you can sign in to it and start enjoying music, videos and games from the Sony Entertainment Network on your device. Or you can create a new account directly on your device.
  • Page 12: 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, the Notification panel, or an application Home • Go to the Home screen Task •...
  • Page 13 To zoom • Place two fingers on the screen at once and pinch them together (to zoom out) or spread them apart (to zoom in). When you use two fingers on the screen to zoom, it is only possible to zoom if both fingers are within the zoomable area.
  • Page 14: Battery

    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 15 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.
  • Page 16 Using STAMINA mode Activate the STAMINA mode feature to pause your Wi-Fi® connection, data traffic and several power consuming applications when your screen is inactive. When STAMINA mode is active, you can still receive phone calls, and text and multimedia messages.
  • Page 17: Lock Screen

    To change the settings for Low battery mode From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Power management. To open the settings menu, tap Low battery mode. Adjust the settings as desired. When you're finished, tap Lock screen The lock screen is the screen that you see when the device is locked but the screen is active.
  • Page 18: Rearranging Your Home Screen

    To go to the Home screen • Press To browse the Home screen • Flick right or left. To set a pane as the main Home screen pane 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 set as your main Home screen pane, then tap To add a pane to your Home screen...
  • Page 19: Changing The Background Of Your Home Screen

    Customisation options When you touch and hold an empty area of your Home screen, the following customisation options appear: Add widgets to your Home screen. Add applications and shortcuts. Set a wallpaper for your Home screen. Set a background theme. To view customisation options from the Home screen •...
  • Page 20: Taking A Screenshot

    To set a theme for your Home screen 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. Taking a screenshot You can capture still images of any screen on your device as a screenshot.
  • Page 21: Recently Used Applications Window

    To close an application • Press Some applications are paused when you press to exit, while other applications may continue to run in the background. In the first case, the next time you open the application, you can continue where you left off. Remember that some applications may cause data connection charges when they are running in the background, for example, social networking services.
  • Page 22: Status And Notifications

    To add a widget as a small app To make the small apps bar appear, press > > Select a widget. Enter a name for the widget, if desired, then tap OK. Application menu You can open a menu at any time when you are using an application. The menu will look different depending on which application you are using.
  • Page 23 Checking notifications and ongoing activities You can drag down the status bar to open the Notification panel and get more information. For example, you can use the panel to open a new message or view a calendar event. You can also open some applications that run in the background, such as the music player.
  • Page 24: Accessing Settings

    To select quick settings from the Notification panel Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Find and tap Personalization> Quick settings. Select the quick settings you want. To rearrange the quick settings from the Notification panel Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Find and tap Personalization>...
  • Page 25: Phonepad

    To enter text character by character To enter a character visible on the keyboard, tap the character. To enter a character variant, touch and hold a regular keyboard character to get a list of available options, then select from the list. For example, to enter "é", touch and hold "e"...
  • Page 26: Entering Text Using Voice Input

    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. •...
  • Page 27: 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 28: Customising Your Device

    Customising your device You can adjust several device settings to suit your own needs. For example, you can change the language, add a personal ringtone, or change the screen brightness. Adjusting the volume You can adjust the ringtone volume for incoming calls and notifications as well as for music and video playback.
  • Page 29: Ringtone 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 30: Memory

    memory card or internal storage. You can also be notified by alarms, if alarms are activated. Turning on Airplane mode reduces battery consumption. To turn on Airplane mode From your Home screen, tap the Application screen icon. Find and tap Settings > More…. Mark the Airplane mode checkbox.
  • Page 31: Using A Headset

    Using a headset Use the accessories provided with your device, or other compatible accessories, for optimal performance. To use a headset Connect the headset to your device. To answer a call, press the call handling key. To end the call, press the call handling key. If a headset is not included with the device, you may purchase one separately.
  • Page 32: Controlling Data Usage

    To view the current APN From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > More… > Mobile networks. Tap Access Point Names. If you have several available connections, the active network connection is indicated by a marked button. To add Internet settings manually From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings >...
  • Page 33: Mobile Network Settings

    To control the data usage of individual applications Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Find and tap Data usage. Find and tap the desired application. Mark the Restrict background data checkbox. To access more specific settings for the application (if available), tap View app settings and make the desired changes.
  • Page 34: 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 35: Calling

    Calling Making calls Making calls overview 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 36: Receiving Calls

    To make a call using smart dial From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Phone. Use the dialpad to enter letters or numbers that correspond to the contact you want to call. As you enter each letter or number, a list of possible matches appears.
  • Page 37: Ongoing Calls

    Ongoing calls Ongoing calls overview 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.
  • Page 38: Forwarding Calls

    To hide the call log From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Phone. Tap > Hide call log. 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 >...
  • Page 39: Conference Calls

    To reject a second call • When you hear repeated beeps during a call, drag to the left. 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 •...
  • Page 40: 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 41: 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 42: 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 43: 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 44: 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 45: 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 46: 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 31.
  • Page 47: 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 48: 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 49 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 50: 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 51: 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 Inbox of the account that you want to check. To download new messages, tap When the inbox is open, swipe downwards on the screen to refresh the message list.
  • Page 52: 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 53: 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 54: Music

    92. • 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.
  • Page 55: 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 56: Playlists

    Manage and edit your music using Music Unlimited channels 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 57: 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 58: 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 59 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 60: Music Unlimited Online Service

    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.
  • Page 61: Fm Radio

    FM radio Listening to the radio Favourites list Radio on/off button View menu options Tuned frequency Save or remove a channel as a favourite Tuning dial Move left the frequency band to search for a channel Move right the frequency band to search for a channel A saved favourite channel To listen to the FM radio Connect a headset or a set of headphones to your device.
  • Page 62: Favourite Radio Channels

    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™. A progress indicator appears while the TrackID™ application samples the song. If successful, you are presented with a track result, or a list of possible tracks.
  • Page 63: Camera

    Camera Taking photos and recording videos Zoom in or out Main camera screen View photos and videos Camera key – Activate the camera/Take photos/Record videos Front camera Take photos or record video clips Go back a step or exit the camera Capturing mode settings icon Camera settings icon and shortcut icons To take a photo from the lock screen...
  • Page 64: 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 65: 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 66: Still Camera Settings

    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. This setting is only available when focus mode is set to touch focus. Shutter sound Choose to turn on or turn off the shutter sound when you record a video.
  • Page 67: Focus Mode

    5 megapixel resolution with 4:3 aspect ratio. Suitable for photos you want to view on non-widescreen displays or print in high resolution. 1920×1080(16:9) 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.
  • Page 68 Sets the ISO sensitivity to 100. Sets the ISO sensitivity to 200. Sets the ISO sensitivity to 400. Sets the ISO sensitivity to 800. 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 69: Video Camera Settings

    The flash is turned off. Sometimes photo quality can be better without the flash, even if lighting conditions are poor. Taking a good photo without using the flash requires a steady hand. Use the self-timer to avoid blurred photos. Flashlight A torch or camera light is turned on when you take photos.
  • Page 70 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. HDR video Use the video HDR (High-Dynamic Range) setting to record a video against strong back light or in conditions where the contrast is sharp.
  • Page 71: 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 72: 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 73: 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 74: 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 75: 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 76 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 77: Movies

    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 78: Transferring Video Content To Your Device

    PC. To learn more and download the 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 www.sonymobile.com/global-en/tools/bridge-for-mac/ .
  • Page 79 To delete a video From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Movies. Tap All in the My Collection tab to browse to the video that you want to delete. Touch and hold the video thumbnail, then tap Delete from the list that appears. Tap Delete again to confirm.
  • Page 80: Video Unlimited

    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 81: Web Browser

    Web browser 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™...
  • Page 82: Connectivity

    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.
  • Page 83: Sharing Your Mobile Data Connection

    Advanced Wi-Fi® settings Wi-Fi® network status When you are connected to a Wi-Fi® network or when there are Wi-Fi® networks available in your vicinity, it is possible to see the status of these Wi-Fi® networks. You can also enable your device to notify you whenever an open Wi-Fi® network is detected.
  • Page 84 shared, the sharing devices can use your device's data connection, for example, to surf the Internet, download applications, or send and receive emails. You may need to prepare your computer to establish a network connection via USB cable. Go to www.android.com/tether to get the most current information. To share your data connection using a USB cable Deactivate all USB cable connections to your device.
  • Page 85: Sharing Content With Dlna Certified™ Devices

    To connect to a virtual private network From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > More… > VPN. In the list of available networks, tap the VPN that you want to connect to. Enter the required information. Tap Connect. To disconnect from a virtual private network Drag the status bar downwards.
  • Page 86: Playing Files On A Digital Media Renderer Device

    available to client devices. When you set up file sharing on your device, you must also give access permission to client devices. After you do so, such devices appear as registered devices. Devices that are waiting for access permission are listed as pending devices.
  • Page 87: Nfc

    render, or play, content received from your device. A DMR device can be, for example, a TV with DLNA function, or a PC running Windows® 7 or higher. The settings for enabling the Digital Media Renderer may vary depending on the device used. Refer to the user guide for the respective device for more detailed information.
  • Page 88: 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 89: 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 90 ® 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 91 ® 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 92: 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 93 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 94 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 95: 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 96: 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 97 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 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: Maps And Locations

    Maps and locations Location services and sources Use your device to find out where you are. There are two methods, or sources: GPS satellites and wireless networks. Enable the wireless networks option (Wi-Fi and mobile networks) if you only need your approximate location, and want it fast. If you want a more exact position, and have a clear view of the sky, enable the GPS satellites option.
  • Page 102: 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. To use Google Maps™ From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Maps.
  • Page 103: 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. To set the calendar view From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Calendar.
  • Page 104 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 105 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 the Application screen icon.
  • Page 106: Support And Maintenance

    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 107: Backup And Restore Application

    ® 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 108: Resetting Your Device

    To select the data types to back up From your Home screen, tap the Application screen icon. 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 the Application screen icon.
  • Page 109: Locking And Protecting Your Device

    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 a screen lock From your Home screen, tap >...
  • Page 110 To set up the Face Unlock feature From your Home screen, tap the Application screen icon > Settings > Security > Screen lock. Tap Face Unlock, then follow the instructions in your device to capture your face. After your face is successfully captured, tap Continue. Select a backup lock method and follow the instructions in the device to complete the setup.
  • Page 111: Finding Your Device

    To disable the screen unlock PIN From your Home screen, tap > Settings > Security > Screen lock. Enter your PIN, then tap Next. Tap Swipe. To create a screen lock password From your Home screen, tap > Settings > Security > Screen lock > Password.
  • Page 112: Reference

    Reference Status and notification icons overview Status icons The following status icons may appear on your screen: Signal strength No signal Roaming GPRS is available EDGE is available LTE is available NFC is activated 3G is available Sending and downloading GPRS data Sending and downloading EDGE data Sending and downloading 3G data Network is available...
  • Page 113: Application Overview

    Notification icons The following notification icons may appear on your screen: New email message New text message or multimedia message New voicemail 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 114 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 device. Use the Messaging application to send and receive text and multimedia messages. Use the Movies application to play videos in your device and share content with your friends.
  • Page 115: Important 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 116 (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU FOR YOUR DEVICE. This is an Internet version of this publication. © Print only for private use.

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