PlayExtended User guide
ContentsImportant information.6Android – what and why?.7Applications.7Getting started.8Assembly.8Turning the phone on and off.9Screen lock.9Starting your phone.10Accounts and services.10Getting to know your phone.11Phone overview.11Using the keys.12Charging the battery.12Using the touch screen.13Home screen.14Accessing and using applications.16Status and notifications.17Phone settings menu.18Typing text.18Adjusting the volume.20Customising your phone.20Battery.22Memory.23Stereo portable handsfree.24Internet and messaging settings.24Turning off data traffic.25Data roaming.25Network settings.25Gaming.26Using the gaming keys.26Calling.27Call handling.27Voicemail.28Visual Voice Mail.28Multiple calls.29Conference calls.29Call settings.29Emergency calls.302This is an Internet version of this publication. Print only for private use.
Contacts .31Opening Contacts for the first time.31Managing your contacts.32Communicating with your contacts.33Favourites .33Sharing your contacts.34Messaging.35Using text and multimedia messaging.35Text and multimedia message options.36Email.37Using email.37Using email accounts.39Gmail and other Google services .39Google Talk .40Android Market .41Payment options.41Downloading from Android Market .41Clearing your application data.42Permissions.42Installing applications from unknown sources.43V CAST Apps.44Getting organised.45Calendar.45Alarm clock.45Synchronising.48Synchronising with Google .48Synchronising your corporate email, calendar and contacts.48Synchronising and storing your contacts.49Connecting to wireless networks.50Wi-Fi .50Virtual private networks (VPNs).53Web browser.54Toolbar.54Browsing the web.54Navigating web pages.55Managing bookmarks.55Managing text and images.56Multiple windows.56Downloading from the web.57Browser settings.573This is an Internet version of this publication. Print only for private use.
Music.58Copying music files to your memory card.58Using the music player.58Taking photos and recording videos.61Viewfinder and camera controls.61Using the camera.61Viewing your photos and videos in Gallery.66Working with albums.66Working with photos.68Bluetooth wireless technology.71Phone name.71Pairing with another Bluetooth device.71Sending and receiving items using Bluetooth technology.72Connecting your phone to a computer.74Transferring and handling content using a USB cable.74Location services.75Using GPS.75Google Maps .75Getting directions.76Locking and protecting your phone.77MEID number.77Screen unlock pattern.77Updating your phone.78Updating your phone wirelessly.78Phone settings overview.79Icons overview.80Status icons.80Notification icons.80Applications overview.82Troubleshooting.84My phone is not working as expected.84Resetting the phone.84I cannot charge the phone.84No battery charging icon appears when phone starts charging.84The battery performance is low.84I cannot transfer content between my phone and the computer,when using a USB cable.84I cannot use Internet-based services.85Error messages.854This is an Internet version of this publication. Print only for private use.
Legal information.86Index.875This is an Internet version of this publication. Print only for private use.
Important informationPlease read the Important information leaflet before you use your mobile phone.Some of the services and features described in this User guide are not supported in all countries/regions or by all networks and/or service providers in all areas. Without limitation, this applies tothe International Emergency Number 112. Please contact your network operator or serviceprovider to determine availability of any specific service or feature and whether additional accessor usage fees apply.6This is an Internet version of this publication. Print only for private use.
Android – what and why?An Android phone can perform many of the same functions as a computer. But you canalso adjust it to better suit your needs, to receive the information you want, and have funat the same time. You can add and delete applications, or enhance them to improvefunctionality. At Android Market you can download a range of applications and gamesfrom a constantly growing collection. You can also integrate applications on your Android phone with your personal data and online accounts. For example, you can back up yourphone contacts, access your different email accounts and calendars from one place, keeptrack of your appointments, and engage in as much social networking as you like.Android phones are constantly evolving. When a new software version is available andyour phone supports this new software, you can update your phone to get new featuresand the latest improvements.Your Android phone is pre-loaded with Google services. To get the most out of the providedGoogle services, you should have a Google account and sign in to it when you first startyour phone. You also need to have Internet access to use many of the features in Android .ApplicationsAn application is a phone program that helps you perform a task. For example, there areapplications to make calls, take photos and download more applications.7This is an Internet version of this publication. Print only for private use.
Getting startedAssemblyTo remove the battery cover12Insert the tip of your finger or a thin object into the opening on the bottom side ofthe phone, between the phone and the battery cover.Lift up the cover slowly but firmly.Do not use sharp objects that may damage parts of the phone.When you remove the cover, the memory card becomes inaccessible. This is to prevent you fromlosing data. The memory card becomes accessible again when you replace the cover.To insert a memory card Remove the battery cover and insert the memory card with the gold-colouredcontacts facing down.To insert the battery and attach the cover128This is an Internet version of this publication. Print only for private use.
123Insert the battery with the connectors facing each other.Place the cover over the back of the phone so that the camera lens hole in the coveris aligned with the camera lens.Press down gently on all edges of the battery cover to make sure it fits tightly.When you remove the cover, the memory card becomes inaccessible. This is to prevent you fromlosing data. The memory card becomes accessible again when you replace the cover.To remove the memory card Remove the battery cover, then press the edge of the memory card and draw itoutwards. Release and remove.Turning the phone on and offTo turn on the phone123key on the top of the phone until it vibrates.Press and hold down the powerIf your screen goes dark, pressor pressbriefly to activate the screen.To unlock the screen, dragto the right across the screen.123To turn off the phoneuntil the options menu opens.Press and hold downIn the options menu, tap Power off.Tap OK.Screen lockWhen your phone is on and left idle for a set period of time, the screen darkens to savebattery power, and locks automatically. This lock prevents unwanted actions on the touchscreen when you are not using it. To activate the screenPressor press12To unlock the screento activate the screen.PressDrag theicon along the screen lock path to the other side. To lock the screen manuallyWhen the screen is active, briefly press thebriefly.key.9This is an Internet version of this publication. Print only for private use.
Starting your phoneThe first time you start your phone, you are prompted to touch the Android logo to begin.This is a good time to learn more about your phone and decide how you want to use Androidand Google features. You are also prompted to create a Google account or log in to anexisting account.Accounts and servicesSign in to your online service accounts from your phone and benefit from a range of services.Combine services and get even more out of them. For example, collect contacts from yourGoogle and Facebook accounts and integrate them into your phonebook, so you haveeverything in one place.You can sign up to online services from your phone as well as from a computer. When yousign up for the first time, an account is created with your user name, password, settingsand personal information. The next time you sign in, you get a personalised view.Verizon accountWith a Verizon account you can use the Backup Assistant application to synchroniseyour phone contacts with a Verizon server and have them safely stored. You can then easilytransfer your contacts to any phone you want.Google accountA Google account is key to your Android phone. Use Gmail to send emails, GoogleTalk to chat with friends, and Android Market to download applications.Exchange Active Sync accountSynchronise your phone with your corporate Exchange Active Sync account. This way, youkeep your work email, contacts and calendar events with you at all times.10This is an Internet version of this publication. Print only for private use.
Getting to know your phonePhone overview1Directional buttons2Game menu3Touch pad4Button5Button6Button7Button8Select key9Start key10Main microphone opening11Light sensor/ Proximity sensor12Ear speaker13Front camera143.5 mm headset connector15Touch screen16Connector for charger/ USB cable17Back key18Home key19Menu key20Search key101234 5 6 781112131415162019181721Power key/Screen lock/Notification LED22Second microphone opening23Camera LED flash24Left trigger25Camera lens2426Volume key2527Right trigger28Strap holder29Speakers2122232627282911This is an Internet version of this publication. Print only for private use.9
Using the keysBack Go back to the previous screenClose the on-screen keypad, a dialog box, an options menu, or the Notification panelHome Go to the Home screen from any application or screenOpen a window showing your most recently used applicationsMenu Open a list of options available in the current screen or applicationSearch Shortcut to Google SearchCharging the batteryThe phone battery is partly charged when you buy the phone. It may take a few minutesbefore the battery icon appears on the screen when you connect the phone to a powersource. You can still use your phone while it is charging.The battery will start to discharge a little after it is fully charged and then charges again after acertain time. This is to extend battery life and may result in the charge status showing a levelbelow 100 percent.21 To charge the phone using the power adapterConnect the phone to a power outlet using the USB cable and the power adapter.To charge the phone using a computerConnect the phone to a USB port on a computer using the USB cable included inthe phone kit.12This is an Internet version of this publication. Print only for private use.
Using the touch screenWhen your phone is on and left idle for a set period of time, the screen darkens to savebattery power, and locks automatically. This lock prevents unwanted actions on the touchscreen when you are not using it. You can also set personal locks to protect yoursubscription and make sure only you can access your phone content.Your phone screen is made from glass. Do not touch the screen if the glass is cracked orshattered. Avoid trying to repair a damaged screen yourself. Glass screens are sensitive to dropsand mechanical shocks. Cases of negligent care are not covered by the Sony Ericsson warrantyservice. To open or highlight an itemTap the item.To mark or unmark optionsTap the relevant checkbox or in some cases the right side of the list option, to markor unmark an option.Marked checkboxUnmarked checkboxMarked list optionUnmarked list optionZoomingThere are two ways to zoom. The zoom options available depend on the application youare using. To zoomWhen available, taporto zoom in or out. You may have to drag your fingeron the screen (in any direction) to make the zoom icons appear.Touch an area on the screen with two fingers at once and pinch them together tozoom out, or spread
Important information Please read the Important information leaflet before you use your mobile phone. Some of the services and features described in this User guide are not supported in all countries/ regions or by all networks and/or service providers in all areas.