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Xperia
ZR
C5503/C5502

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    User guide Xperia ™ C5503/C5502...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Getting started................6 About this User guide................6 Device overview..................6 Assembly....................7 Starting your device for the first time...........8 Why do I need a Google™ account?...........9 Charging your device................9 Learning the basics..............11 Using the touchscreen..............11 Locking and unlocking the screen.............12 Home screen..................13 Application screen................14 Navigating applications..............15 Small apps..................16...
  • Page 3 SIM card protection................34 Screen settings.................34 Screen lock..................35 Language settings................36 Date and time...................36 Enhancing the sound output.............37 Typing text...................38 On-screen keyboard.................38 Entering text using voice input............39 Editing text..................39 Personalizing the Xperia keyboard.............40 Calling..................41 Making calls..................41 Receiving calls..................42 Ongoing calls..................43 Using the call log................43 Forwarding calls................44 Restricting calls.................44 Multiple calls..................44...
  • Page 4 Email account settings..............61 Gmail™.....................61 Music....................62 Transferring music to your device............62 Listening to music................62 WALKMAN homescreen ..............63 Playlists.....................64 Sharing music...................65 Enhancing the sound................66 Visualizer ..................66 Recognizing music with TrackID™............66 Music Unlimited online service............68 FM radio..................69 Listening to the radio.................69 Favorite radio channels..............70 Sound settings..................70 Camera..................71 Taking photos and recording videos..........71...
  • Page 5 Smart apps and features that save you time.......97 Controlling accessories and settings with Smart Connect....97 Using your device as a wallet............98 Travel and maps.................100 Using location services..............100 Google Maps™ and navigation............101 Using data traffic when traveling............102 Using your device with a car infotainment system......102 Airplane mode.................103 Calendar and alarm clock............104 Calendar..................104...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    Getting started About this User guide This is the Xperia™ ZR 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 Settings menu. For more information about software updates, see Updating your device on page 108.
  • Page 7: Assembly

    11 Camera lens 12 Camera light 13 Port for charger/USB cable 14 Connector for charging dock 15 Speaker Assembly A protective plastic sheet is attached to the screen. You should peel off this sheet before using the touchscreen. Otherwise, the touchscreen might not function properly. To remove the back cover •...
  • Page 8: 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 straightaway. And you can download Internet and Wi-Fi® settings.
  • Page 9: Why Do I Need A Google™ Account

    It may take a while for the device to shut down. Why do I need a Google™ account? Your Xperia™ device from Sony runs on the Android™ platform developed by Google™. A range of Google™ applications and services is available on your device when you purchase it, for example, Gmail™, Google Maps™, YouTube™, and Google Play™—the...
  • Page 10 To charge your device Plug the charger into a power outlet. Plug one end of the USB cable into the charger (or into the USB port of a computer). Plug the other end of the cable into the micro USB port on your device, with the USB symbol facing up.
  • 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: Locking And Unlocking The Screen

    Swiping • Scroll up or down a list. • Scroll left or right, for example, between Home screen panes. 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 13: Home Screen

    To activate the screen • Briefly press the power key To unlock the screen • Place a finger on the middle of the screen and swipe in any direction. To lock the screen • When the screen is active, briefly press the power key Home screen The Home screen is the starting point for using your device.
  • Page 14: Application Screen

    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 at the top corner of the pane.
  • Page 15: Navigating Applications

    To arrange applications on the Application screen To open the Application screen menu, drag the left edge of the Application screen to the right. Select the desired option under SHOW APPS. 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.
  • Page 16: 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 web page open and then open the Calculator small app on top of it and perform calculations.
  • Page 17: 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 18: 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 customization menu appears. In the customization menu, tap Apps. Scroll through the list of applications and select an application.
  • Page 19: 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 20: Icons In The Status Bar

    To open or close the Notification panel To select the apps allowed to send notifications From your Homescreen, tap Find and tap Settings > Personalization > Manage notifications. Select the apps that are allowed to send notifications. To take action on a notification •...
  • Page 21: Notification Icons

    Sending and downloading EDGE data Sending and downloading 3G data Sending and downloading cellular 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 Silent mode...
  • Page 22: Application Overview

    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. Use the Calculator application to perform basic calculations. Use the Calendar application to keep track of your events and manage your appointments.
  • Page 23 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. Download and install new applications and updates. Some applications are not supported by all networks and/or service providers in all areas. This is an Internet version of this publication.
  • 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 Internet ®...
  • 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 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 26: Wi-Fi

    successfully to your device, refer to the troubleshooting tips for your device at www.sonymobile.com/support/ for network coverage, mobile data, and MMS issues. To download Internet and MMS settings From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > More… > Internet settings. Tap Accept.
  • Page 27 • Secured networks are indicated by next to the Wi-Fi® network name. FCC Caution: Operation in the 5.15 GHz to 5.25 GHz frequency band is only permitted for indoor use. For indoor and outdoor operation, connect your device to an FCC approved 5 GHz WLAN access point.
  • Page 28: Sharing Your Mobile Data Connection

    To add a Wi-Fi® sleep policy From the Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Wi-Fi. Press . Tap Advanced. Tap Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep. Select an option. Sharing your mobile data connection You can share your device's mobile data connection with a single computer using a USB cable.
  • Page 29: Selecting Mobile Networks

    data connection, you can also set data usage warnings and limits to avoid additional charges. Adjusting data usage settings can help you keep greater control over data usage but cannot guarantee the prevention of additional charges. To turn cellular data traffic on or off From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings >...
  • Page 30: 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 31: Synchronizing Data On Your Device

    Synchronizing data on your device Synchronizing with online accounts Synchronize 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 synchronize data automatically for all accounts by activating the auto-sync function.
  • Page 32: Synchronizing With Outlook Using A Computer

    You can use the Calendar and Contacts applications within the PC Companion and the Sony™ Bridge for Mac computer programs to synchronize 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 33: 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 34: 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 35: Screen Lock

    Smart backlight control The smart backlight control keeps the screen on as long as the device is held in your hand. Once you put down the device, the screen turns off according to your sleep setting. To turn on the Smart backlight control function From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings >...
  • Page 36: Language Settings

    To create a screen unlock PIN > Settings > Security > Screen lock > PIN. From your Home screen, tap Enter a numeric PIN. If necessary, tap to minimize the keyboard. Tap Continue. Re-enter and confirm your PIN. If necessary, tap to minimize the keyboard.
  • Page 37: Enhancing The Sound Output

    For example, there is no change in the voice call sound quality. Using xLOUD™ technology Use xLOUD™ audio filter technology from Sony to enhance the speaker volume without sacrificing quality. Get a more dynamic sound as you listen to your favorite songs.
  • Page 38: 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 39: 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 40: Personalizing 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 to the 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 41: Calling

    Calling Making calls You can make a call by manually dialing 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. To make a video call, you can use the Hangouts™...
  • Page 42: 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 43: Ongoing Calls

    Ongoing calls Open your contacts list Turn on the loudspeaker during a call Put the current call on hold or retrieve the call Enter numbers during a call Mute the microphone during a call End a call To change the ear speaker volume during a call •...
  • Page 44: 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. Tap Call Forwarding and select an option. Enter the number you want to forward calls to, then tap Enable. To turn off call forwarding From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings >...
  • Page 45: Conference Calls

    To answer a second call and put the ongoing call on hold • When you hear repeated beeps during a call, drag to the right. To reject a second call • When you hear repeated beeps during a call, drag to the left.
  • Page 46: 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 47: Contacts

    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 48: 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 downward and tap the notification to accept the file transfer.
  • Page 49: Adding And Editing Contacts

    Adding and editing contacts To add a contact From your Home screen, tap , then tap . If you have synchronized your contacts with one or more accounts and you are adding a contact for the first time, you must select the account you want to add this contact to.
  • Page 50: Adding Medical And Emergency Contact Information

    To create a new contact from a text message From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap > Save. Select an existing contact, or tap Create new contact. Edit the contact information and tap Done. Adding medical and emergency contact information You can add and edit ICE (In Case of Emergency) information in the Contacts application.
  • Page 51: Favorites And Groups

    number of the ICE contact, even if there is other information entered in the Contacts application about the contact. To use existing contacts as ICE contacts From your Home screen, tap , then tap . Tap ICE – In Case of Emergency, then tap Mark the contacts you want to use as ICE contacts.
  • Page 52: Sending Contact Information

    Sending contact information To send your business card From your Home screen, tap , then tap . Tap Myself. Press , then tap Send contact > OK. Select an available transfer method and follow the on-screen instructions. To send a contact From your Home screen, tap , then tap .
  • Page 53 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. Tap Export. Select Add contacts if you want to add the contacts to existing contacts on your SIM card, or select Replace all contacts if you want to replace the existing contacts on your SIM card.
  • Page 54: 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 MMS settings on page 25.
  • Page 55: Organizing Your Messages

    To read a received message From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap Tap the desired conversation. If the message is not yet downloaded, tap and hold the message, then tap Download message. All received messages are saved by default to the device memory. To reply to a message From your Home screen, tap , then find and tap...
  • Page 56: 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 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 57 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 58: 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 59: 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 60: Organizing Your Email Messages

    To activate the preview pane , then find and tap Email. From your Home screen, tap Tap , then tap Settings. Tap General > Split view. 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 61: 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 62: Music

    112 page. • If the computer is a PC, you can use the Media Go™ application from Sony and organize 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 63: Walkman Homescreen

    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 64: 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 65: 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 66: 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 67 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're 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 68: 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 69: 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 favorites. 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 70: Favorite 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 71: 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 take a photo from the lock screen...
  • Page 72: 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 73: 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 colored frame and the photo is taken automatically.
  • Page 74: Still Camera Settings

    When this setting is activated, you can launch the camera when the screen is locked by pressing and holding down the camera key. Launch and capture 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.
  • Page 75: Self Timer

    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. 13MP 4128×3096(4:3) 13 megapixel resolution with 4:3 aspect ratio. Suitable for photos you want to view on non-widescreen displays or print in high resolution.
  • Page 76 Touch a specific area on the camera screen to set the area of focus. Continuous autofocus is off. 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.
  • Page 77 5 seconds The preview of the photo or video appears for 5 seconds after you shoot it. 3 seconds The preview of the photo or video appears for 3 seconds after you shoot it. Edit The photo or video opens for editing after you shoot it. The photo or video is saved after you shoot it, and no preview appears.
  • Page 78: Video Camera Settings

    Gourmet Use for shooting food arrangements in bright color. Use for taking photos of your pet. Reduces blur and red eyes. Beach Use for taking photos of seaside or lakeside scenes. Snow Use in bright environments to avoid overexposed photos. Party Use for indoor photos in poorly lit environments.
  • Page 79 Set a 2-second delay from when you tap the camera screen until the video begins to record. The video begins to record as soon as you tap the camera screen. Focus mode The focus setting controls which part of a video should be sharp. When continuous autofocus is on, the camera keeps adjusting focus so that the area within the white focus frame stays sharp.
  • Page 80 The video is saved after you shoot it, and no preview appears. Flash Use the flash light to record videos when lighting conditions are poor or when there is a backlight. The video flash icon is only available on the video camera screen. Note that the video quality can sometimes be better without a light even if lighting conditions are poor.
  • Page 81: 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.
  • Page 82: 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 The Album application analyses your photos and uses SensMe™...
  • Page 83: 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 84: 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 85: Viewing Your Photos On A Map

    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 86 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. The total number of photos appears in the top right corner, for example, .
  • Page 87: 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 88: Transferring Video Content To Your Device

    112 page. • If you have a PC, use the Media Go™ application from Sony™ to organize content and transfer video files to your device via the PC. To learn more and download the Media Go™ application, go to http://mediago.sony.com/enu/features.
  • Page 89: Video Unlimited Service

    Video Unlimited service. If you already have a PlayStation® network account or a 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.
  • Page 90: 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® network in order for content to be shared.
  • Page 91 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 92: Playing Games On A Tv Using A Dualshock™3 Wireless Controller

    To view photos or videos from your device on a DMR device Ensure 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. Browse to and open the file that you want to view.
  • Page 93 NFC is a wireless technology with a maximum range of one centimeter, 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 94: 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 95 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 the Bluetooth function is turned on.
  • Page 96 • Music and other audio files • Contacts • Web pages ® To send items using Bluetooth Receiving device: Make sure the Bluetooth ® function is turned on and that the ® device is visible to other Bluetooth devices. Sending device: Open the application which contains the item that you want to send, and scroll to the item.
  • Page 97: 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 98: Using Your Device As A Wallet

    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 99 operator. For more information about such wallet services, refer to your service provider. You can read more about Google Wallet™ at http://support.google.com/wallet/. Mobile payment services may not yet be available in all regions. This is an Internet version of this publication. © Print only for private use.
  • Page 100: Travel And Maps

    Travel and maps Using location services Location services allow applications such as Maps and the camera to use information from cellular 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 of GPS satellites, your device can determine your location using the Wi-Fi®...
  • Page 101: Google Maps™ And Navigation

    Google Maps™ and navigation Use Google Maps™ to track your current location, view real-time traffic situations, and receive detailed directions to your destination. When you view a map, you use data traffic to get an Internet connection, and data is transferred to your device.
  • Page 102: Using Data Traffic When Traveling

    To show your location on the map From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Maps, then tap To search for a location From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Maps. In the search field, enter the name of the location you want to find. Tap the Enter key on the keyboard to start the search, or select a suggested location from the list.
  • Page 103: Airplane Mode

    To start MirrorLink™ manually Make sure that your device is connected to the car infotainment system using a USB cable. From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Xperia™ Connectivity > Start MirrorLink™. Tap OK. Airplane mode In Airplane mode, the network and radio transceivers are turned off to prevent disturbance to sensitive equipment.
  • Page 104: Calendar And Alarm Clock

    Calendar and alarm clock Calendar Use the Calendar application to manage your time schedule. If you have signed into and synchronized 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 105: 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 , then tap Calendar. From your Home screen, tap Tap , then tap Settings. Tap National holidays.
  • Page 106 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. Tap Set.
  • Page 107: 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 108: 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 on an ®...
  • Page 109: 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 110: Imei Number

    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. To view your IMEI number •...
  • Page 111: Memory And Storage

    can also decide which functions to keep active, for example, mobile data traffic, Wi-Fi® or auto-sync. To activate Low battery mode From your Home screen, tap Find and tap Settings > Power management. Drag the slider beside Low battery mode to the right. If prompted, tap Activate.
  • Page 112: 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 113: Backing Up And Restoring Content

    We recommend you 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 114 Backup and restore application. This backup method is useful, for example, if you are doing a factory data reset and are not updating the software version. Backing up data to a computer Use the PC Companion application or the Sony™ Bridge for Mac application to back up ® ®...
  • Page 115: Restarting And Resetting

    To confirm, tap Erase everything. If you forget your screen unlock password, PIN or pattern in step 6, you can use the device PC Companion or Sony™ Bridge for Mac applications to erase this repair feature in the security layer. By running the repair feature, you are reinstalling software for your device and you may lose some personal data in the process.
  • Page 116 • when your fingers are wet. • in some extreme weather conditions, for example, when it’s snowing or raining. • in fresh (non-saline) water depths of 1.5 meters or less, for example, in a fresh water lake or river. • in a chlorinated swimming pool.
  • Page 117: 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.

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