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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..................14 Application screen................15 Navigating applications..............16 Small apps..................17 Widgets....................17...
  • Page 3 SIM card protection.................36 Screen settings................36 Screen lock..................37 Language settings................38 Date and time...................38 X-Reality™ for mobile..............39 Enhancing the sound output............39 Typing text..................40 On-screen keyboard................40 Entering text using voice input............41 Editing text..................41 Personalising the Xperia keyboard..........42 Calling..................43 Making calls..................43 Receiving calls.................44 Ongoing calls...................45 Using the call log................46 Forwarding calls................46 Restricting calls................47...
  • Page 4 Organising your email messages.............63 Email account settings..............64 Gmail™....................64 Music...................66 Transferring music to your device...........66 Listening to music................66 WALKMAN home screen ..............67 Playlists....................68 Sharing music..................69 Enhancing the sound...............70 Visualiser ..................70 Recognising music with TrackID™..........70 Music Unlimited online service............72 FM radio..................73 Listening to the radio...............73 Favourite radio channels..............74 Sound settings.................74 Camera..................75...
  • Page 5 NFC....................99 Bluetooth® wireless technology............101 Smart apps and features that save you time......104 Controlling accessories and settings with Smart Connect....104 Using your device as a fitness hub with ANT+™......105 Using your device as a wallet............106 Travel and maps...............107 Using location services..............107 Google Maps™...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    Getting started About this User guide This is the Xperia™ Z1 User guide for the Android™ 4.4 software version. If you're not sure which software version your device is running, you can check it via the Updating your Settings menu. For more information about software updates, see device on page 114.
  • 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

    • Synchronise your browsing history and bookmarks. For more information about Android™ and Google™, go to www.sonymobile.com/support . 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™...
  • 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: Home Screen

    Home screen The Home screen is the starting point for using your device. It's similar to the desktop on a computer screen. Your Home screen can have up to seven panes, 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.
  • Page 15: Application 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.
  • Page 16: Navigating Applications

    To search for an application from the Application screen To open the Application screen menu, drag the left edge of the Application screen to the right. Tap Search apps. Enter the name of the application that you want to search for. To uninstall an application from the Application screen To open the Application screen menu, drag the left edge of the Application screen to the right.
  • Page 17: Small Apps

    Small apps You can get quick access to several small apps at any time using the small apps bar. A small app only takes up a small area of your screen, so you can interact with a small app and another application at the same time on the same screen. For example, you can have a webpage open and then open the Calculator small app on top of it and perform calculations.
  • Page 18: Shortcuts And Folders

    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.
  • Page 19: Background And Themes

    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.
  • Page 20: Taking A Screenshot

    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 theme Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates. Tap Themes, then select a theme.
  • Page 21: Icons In The Status Bar

    To open or close the Notification panel To select the apps allowed to send notifications From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Personalization> Manage notifications. Select the apps that are allowed to send notifications. To take action on a notification •...
  • Page 22: Notification Icons

    Sending and downloading LTE data 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 STAMINA mode is activated Airplane mode is activated The Bluetooth® function is activated The SIM card is not inserted The microphone is muted The speakerphone is on...
  • Page 23: Application Overview

    A Wi-Fi® connection is enabled and wireless networks are available Software updates are available Downloading data Uploading data More (undisplayed) notifications Application overview Use the Alarm and clock application to set various kinds of alarms. Use your web browser to navigate and view web pages, manage bookmarks, and manage text and images.
  • Page 24 Identify music tracks that you hear playing in your surroundings, and get artist, album and other info. Use YouTube™ to share and view videos from around the world. Use the Support application to access user support in the device. For example, you can access a User guide, troubleshooting information, plus tips and tricks.
  • Page 25: 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 26: 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 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 27: Wi-Fi

    To download Internet and messaging settings From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > More… > Internet settings. Tap Accept. appears in the status bar once the settings have been downloaded successfully. If the settings cannot be downloaded to your device, check the signal strength of your mobile network.
  • Page 28 To turn on Wi-Fi® From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings. Drag the slider beside Wi-Fi to the right to turn on the Wi-Fi® function. It may take a few seconds before Wi-Fi® is enabled. To connect to a Wi-Fi® network automatically From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings.
  • Page 29: Sharing Your Mobile Data Connection

    Sharing your mobile data connection You can share your device's mobile data connection with a single computer using a USB cable. This process is called USB tethering. You can also share your device's data connection with up to eight other devices at once by turning your device into a portable Wi-Fi®...
  • Page 30: Selecting Mobile Networks

    To turn mobile data traffic on or off From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Data usage. Drag the slider beside Mobile data accordingly to turn mobile data traffic on or off. When mobile data traffic is turned off, your device can still establish Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® connections.
  • Page 31: Virtual Private Networks (Vpns)

    To select another network manually From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > More… > Mobile networks > Service providers. Tap Search mode > Manual. Select a network. If you select a network manually, your device will not search for other networks, even if you move out of range of the manually selected network.
  • Page 32: Synchronising Data On Your Device

    Synchronising data on your device Synchronising with online accounts Synchronise your device with contacts, email, calendar events and other information from online accounts, for example, email accounts such as Gmail™ and Exchange ActiveSync, Facebook™, Flickr™ and Twitter™. You can synchronise data automatically for all accounts by activating the auto-sync function.
  • Page 33: Synchronising With Outlook Using A Computer

    Sony™ Bridge for Mac computer programs to synchronise your device with the calendar and contacts from your Outlook account. For more information on how to install the PC Companion on a PC or the Sony™ Bridge for ® ®...
  • Page 34 ® ® Sony™ Bridge for Mac application is installed on the Apple computer. Computer: Open the PC Companion application or the Sony™ Bridge for Mac application. Calendar and Calendar Sync applications and follow the Click Start to start the on-screen instructions to synchronise your device with your Outlook calendar.
  • Page 35: 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 Application screen and the Quick settings panel. To open the device settings menu from the Application screen From your Home screen, tap Tap Settings.
  • Page 36: Sim Card Protection

    To enable touch tones From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Sound. Mark the Dial pad touch tones and Touch sounds checkboxes. SIM card protection You can lock and unlock each SIM card that you use in your device with a PIN (Personal Identity Number).
  • Page 37: Screen Lock

    To adjust the idle time before the screen turns off From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Display > Sleep. Select an option. To turn off the screen quickly, briefly press the power key Screen lock There are several ways to lock the screen. The security level of each lock type is listed below in order of weakest to strongest: •...
  • Page 38: Language Settings

    To create a screen unlock PIN From your Home screen, tap > Settings > Security > Screen lock > PIN. Enter a numeric PIN. If necessary, tap to minimise the keyboard. Tap Continue. Re-enter and confirm your PIN. If necessary, tap to minimise the keyboard.
  • Page 39: X-Reality™ For Mobile

    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 40: 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. If you prefer to use a smaller version of the on-screen keyboard and input text using only one hand, you can activate the one-handed keyboard instead.
  • Page 41: 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 42: 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 Enter some text, then double-tap the entered text to make the application bar appear.
  • Page 43: 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 44: 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 initial zeros) and phone number, then tap 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 45: Ongoing Calls

    To set a time delay for automatic answering From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Call settings > Answering Machine. Tap Pick up after. Adjust the time by scrolling up and down. Tap Done. To listen to messages on the answering machine From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings >...
  • Page 46: Using The Call Log

    Enter numbers during a call Mute the microphone 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 • Briefly press Using the call log In the call log, you can view missed calls , received calls...
  • Page 47: Restricting Calls

    Restricting calls You can block all or certain categories of incoming and outgoing calls. If you have received a PIN2 code from your service provider, you can also use a list of Fixed Dialling Numbers (FDNs) to restrict outgoing calls. To block incoming or outgoing calls From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings >...
  • Page 48: Conference Calls

    Conference calls With a conference or multiparty call, you can have a joint conversation with two or more persons. For details about the number of participants that you can add to a conference call, contact your network operator. To make a conference call During an ongoing call, tap Dial the number of the second participant and tap .
  • Page 49 To make an emergency call while the SIM card is locked From the lock screen, tap Emergency call. Enter the emergency number and tap This is an Internet version of this publication. © Print only for private use.
  • Page 50: 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 51: 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 52: 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 53: Adding Medical And Emergency Contact Information

    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 54: Favourites And Groups

    To add a new ICE contact From your Home screen, tap , then tap . Tap ICE – In Case of Emergency, then tap If you have synchronised your contacts with one or more accounts and you are adding a contact for the first time, you must select the account to which you want to add this contact.
  • Page 55: Sending Contact Information

    To assign a contact to a group In the Contacts application, tap the contact that you want to assign to a group. , then tap the bar directly under Groups. Mark the checkboxes for the groups to which you want to add the contact. Tap Done.
  • Page 56 To export contacts to a SIM card When you export contacts to a SIM card, not all information may get exported. This is due to memory limitations on SIM cards. From your Home screen, tap , then tap . Press , then tap Export contacts > SIM card. Mark the contacts you want to export, or tap Mark all if you want to export all your contacts.
  • Page 57: 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 26.
  • Page 58: 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 59: 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 number that you want to call from the list that appears. If the recipient is saved in your contacts, tap the phone number that you want to call.
  • Page 60 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 61: 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 62 Search for email messages 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.
  • Page 63: Email Preview Pane

    Email preview pane A preview pane is available for viewing and reading your email messages in landscape orientation. Once activated, you can use it to view both the email message list and one selected email message at the same time. To activate the preview pane From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Email.
  • Page 64: Email Account Settings

    To delete an email message In your email inbox, mark the checkbox for the message that you want to delete, then tap . Tap Delete. In the email inbox view, you can also flick a message to the right to delete it. Email account settings To remove an email account from your device From your Home screen, tap...
  • Page 65 Access settings and options List of email messages To learn more about Gmail™ • When the Gmail application is open, tap , then tap Help. This is an Internet version of this publication. © Print only for private use.
  • Page 66: Music

    119. • 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 67: 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 68: Playlists

    Manage and edit your music using Music Unlimited channels 10 Open the "WALKMAN" music player application 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 69: Sharing Music

    To create your own playlists Open the WALKMAN home screen. To add an album or a song to a playlist, touch and hold the name 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 70: 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 71 Search for music online View options View current music charts View the search result history Main screen for recording music Find out what music you are listening to 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.
  • Page 72: 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 73: 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 74: 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 75: 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 76: Face Detection

    To use the zoom function • When the camera is open, press the volume key up or down. • When the camera is open, pinch in or pinch out on the camera screen. To record a video using the camera key Activate the camera.
  • Page 77: 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 78: Quick Launch

    Info-eye™ The Info-eye™ application helps you search for information about things around you using your camera viewfinder. For example, you can snap a photo of a landmark and receive information about it right on your screen. Or you can take a photo of a book or scan a QR code and get background information instantly.
  • Page 79: Still Camera Settings

    When this setting is activated, you can launch the camera and capture a photo automatically when the screen is locked by pressing and holding down the camera key. Launch and record video 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.
  • Page 80: Focus Mode

    Still camera settings overview Resolution Choose between several resolutions and aspect ratios before taking a photo. A photo with a higher resolution requires more memory. 20.7MP 5248×3936(4:3) 20.7 megapixel resolution with 4:3 aspect ratio. Suitable for photos you want to view on non-widescreen displays or print in high resolution.
  • Page 81 The focus is automatically set on several areas of the image. Touch and hold the camera screen until the yellow focus frame turns blue, indicating that the focus is set. The photo is taken when you release your finger. Continuous autofocus is off. Face detection The camera automatically detects up to five human faces, indicated by frames on the screen.
  • Page 82 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. Image stabiliser When taking a photo, it can be difficult to hold the device steady. The stabiliser helps you by compensating for small movements of the hand.
  • Page 83: Video Camera Settings

    Soft snap Use for shooting photos against a soft background. Anti motion blur Use for minimising camera shake when shooting a slightly dark scene. Landscape Use for landscape photos. The camera focuses on distant objects. Backlight correction HDR Use to improve details in high contrast shots. The built-in backlight correction analyses the image and automatically adjusts it to give you a perfectly lit shot.
  • Page 84 1280×720(16:9) HD (High Definition) format with 16:9 aspect ratio. 1280×720 pixels. 640×480(4:3) VGA format with 4:3 aspect ratio. Record videos suitable for sending in multimedia messages. The recording time of this video format is limited so that video files can fit in a multimedia message. This setting is only available in Manual capturing mode.
  • Page 85 Adjusts the exposure to the centre of the image. Average Calculates the exposure based on the amount of light striking the whole image. Spot 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.
  • Page 86 Party Use for indoor videos in poorly lit environments. This scene picks up indoor background lighting or candlelight. Videos of fast-moving objects may get blurred. Hold your hand steady, or use a support. This setting is only available in Manual capturing mode. This is an Internet version of this publication.
  • Page 87: Photos And Videos In Album

    Photos and videos in 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 88: 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 89: 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 90: 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. Edit the photo as desired, then 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 91: Viewing Your Photos On A Map

    View your photos in globe mode View photos and videos on Picasa™ View photos and videos on Facebook™ View all photos with faces 10 View photos using the Flickr™ online service 11 Scroll up or down to view content The PlayMemories online service is not available in all countries or regions. To view photos from online services in Album From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Album >...
  • Page 92 Double tap to zoom in. Pinch to zoom out. Drag to view different parts of the map. A group of photos and/or videos geotagged with the same location. 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 93: Videos

    Browse all applications downloaded or saved to your device View all subscribed or downloaded files in the Podcast application Sony Entertainment Network with Video Unlimited and Music Unlimited is not available in every market. Separate subscription required. Additional terms and conditions apply.
  • Page 94: 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 95: Video Unlimited Service

    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 96: Connectivity

    Connectivity Mirroring the screen of your device on a TV using a cable You can connect your device to a TV set using an MHL cable or a HDMI cable and view content saved in your device on the TV screen. When you connect your device in this way to a compatible TV set, the TV launcher application opens.
  • Page 97: Sharing Content With Dlna Certified™ Devices

    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: From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Xperia™ Connectivity > Screen mirroring. Tap Turn on Screen mirroring and select the device to which you want to mirror content.
  • Page 98: Playing Files On A Digital Media Renderer Device

    content with are called client devices. For example, a TV, computer or tablet can act as client devices. Your device works as a media server when it makes content available to client devices. When you set up file sharing on your device, you must also give access permission to client devices.
  • Page 99: Playing Games On A Tv Using A Dualshock™3 Wireless Controller

    To play a music track 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 , then find and tap WALKMAN.
  • Page 100 NFC is a wireless technology with a maximum range of one centimetre, so the devices sharing data must be held close to each other. Before you can use NFC, you must first turn on the NFC function, and the screen of your device must be active. NFC may not be available in all countries and/or regions.
  • Page 101: Bluetooth® Wireless Technology

    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 102 Naming your device You can give your device a name. This name is shown to other devices after you ® have turned on the Bluetooth function and your device is set to visible. To give your device a name ® Make sure that the Bluetooth function is turned on.
  • Page 103 ® Sending and receiving items using Bluetooth technology ® Share items with other Bluetooth compatible devices such as phones or computers. ® You can send and receive several kinds of items using the Bluetooth function, such • Photos and videos •...
  • Page 104: Smart Apps And Features That Save You Time

    Smart apps and features that save you time Controlling accessories and settings with Smart Connect Use the Smart Connect application to set what happens in your device when you connect or disconnect an accessory. For example, you can decide to always start the FM radio application when you connect a headset.
  • Page 105: 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 106: Using Your Device As A Wallet

    You can download a range of applications from Google Play™ that support ANT+™ sport, fitness and health devices. For information about ANT+™ compatible products, go to www.thisisant.com/directory. Using your device as a wallet You can use wallet applications and services that let you store credit card, debit card and other information on your device so that you can pay for goods without reaching for your real wallet.
  • Page 107: Travel And Maps

    Travel and maps Using location services Location services allow applications such as Maps and the camera to use information from mobile and Wi-Fi® networks as well as Global Positioning System (GPS) information to determine your approximate location. If you're not within a clear line of sight to GPS satellites, your device can determine your location using the Wi-Fi®...
  • Page 108 When you view a map, you use data traffic to get an Internet connection, and data is transferred to your device. So it's a good idea to save a map and make it available offline before you take a trip. This way, you can avoid high roaming costs. The Google Maps™...
  • Page 109: Using Data Traffic When Travelling

    Using data traffic when travelling When you travel outside of your home mobile network, you might need to access the Internet using mobile data traffic. In this case, you need to activate data roaming on your device. It is recommended to check the relevant data transmission charges in advance.
  • Page 110: Calendar And Alarm Clock

    Calendar and alarm clock Calendar Use the Calendar application to manage your time schedule. If you have signed into and sychronised your device with one or several online accounts that include calendars, for example, your Google™ account or Xperia™ with Facebook account, then calendar events from these accounts will also appear in the Calendar application.
  • Page 111: Alarm And Clock

    To zoom the calendar view • When the Week or the Day view is selected, pinch the screen to zoom in. To display national holidays in the Calendar application From your Home screen, tap , then tap Calendar. Tap , then tap Settings. Tap National holidays.
  • Page 112 Access the stopwatch function Access the timer function Open date and time settings for the clock Turn an alarm on or off View options Add a new alarm 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.
  • Page 113: 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 114: Updating Your Device

    The easiest way to install a software update is to do it wirelessly from your device. However, some updates are not available for wireless download. You then need to use the PC Companion application on a PC or the Sony™ Bridge for Mac application ®...
  • Page 115: Finding A Lost Device

    Sony™ Bridge for Mac application. If you don’t have the PC Companion or the Sony™ Bridge for Mac application installed on the relevant computer, connect your device to the computer using a USB cable and follow the on- screen installation instructions.
  • Page 116: Imei Number

    • As a last resort, remotely clear the internal and external memory of the device. The my Xperia service may not be available in all countries/regions. To activate the my Xperia service From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Security > my Xperia > Activate. Mark the checkbox, then tap Accept.
  • Page 117 To view which applications use the most battery power From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Power management > Battery usage. To view the estimated battery time From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Power management. Improving battery time using STAMINA mode STAMINA mode turns off functions that you don't need when your device isn't in use.
  • Page 118: Memory And Storage

    To activate the Location-based Wi-Fi® feature From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Power management. Drag the slider beside Location-based Wi-Fi to the right. Improving battery time by queuing background data You can improve battery performance by setting your device to send background data at pre-defined intervals when you are not using it, that is, when the screen is not active.
  • Page 119: Managing Files Using A Computer

    SD card, using the computer's file explorer. If you have an Apple® Mac® computer, you can use the Sony™ Bridge for Mac application to access the file system of your device. To download Sony™ Bridge for www.sonymobile.com/global-en/tools/bridge-for-mac/ .
  • Page 120: Backing Up And Restoring Content

    It is recommended to use the PC Companion or the Sony™ Bridge for Mac applications to make backups which save your data safely to a computer, that is, an external device.
  • Page 121 Connect your device to the computer using a USB cable. Computer: Open the PC Companion application or the Sony™ Bridge for Mac application. After a few moments, the computer detects your device. Computer: Click Back up & restore, then follow the on-screen instructions to back up data from your device.
  • Page 122: Restarting And Resetting

    To restore content using the Backup and restore application If you are restoring content from a USB storage device, make sure the storage device is connected to your device using the appropriate cable. If you are restoring content from an SD card, make sure the SD card is properly inserted in your device.
  • Page 123 Your smart device is waterproof and dust resistant in compliance with the Ingress Protection (IP) ratings IP55 and IP58, as explained in the table below. To view more www.sonymobile.com/global-en/ specific IP information about your device, go to legal/testresults/ and click on the relevant device name. These specific IP ratings mean that your device is dust resistant and is protected against low pressure water stream as well as against the effects of immersion for 30 minutes in fresh (non-saline) water up to 1.5 metres deep.
  • Page 124: Recycling Your Device

    Sony does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of any additional content or any other third party content. Under no circumstances will Sony be liable in any way for your improper use of additional content or other third party content.
  • Page 125 TRACKS AND PICTURES) ARISING OUT OF ANY UPDATE OF YOUR DEVICE BY ANY OF THE METHODS DESCRIBED IN THIS USER GUIDE OR DOCUMENTATION. IN NO EVENT SHALL SONY MOBILE’S OR ITS SUPPLIERS’ TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU FOR YOUR DEVICE.