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    Preparing to use your handset with an Android™ device

    Arrow left Smart Bluetooth® Handset SBH52 support overview

    Before you can start using your Bluetooth® handset with an Android™ device, you need to do the following:

    • Install the Smart Connect application on the Android™ device.
    • Pair the handset with the Android™ device manually (using Bluetooth®) or automatically (using NFC).
    • Install the Smart Bluetooth® Handset SBH52 application on the Android™ device.
    • Install extra applications from Google Play™ on the Android™ device to optimise the functionality of your Bluetooth® handset.

    Tip

    The Smart Connect application is pre-installed on all Android devices from Sony Mobile at purchase.

    To install the Smart Connect application on an Android™ device

    1. From the main application menu of your Android™ device, find and tap Play Store to open the Google Play™ application.
    2. Tap the search icon at the top right corner and enter "Smart Connect" in the search field, then tap the search icon again.
    3. Tap Smart Connect.
    4. Tap Download, then tap Accept & Download.
    5. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen of your Android™ device to install the application.

    Note

    You can only install the Smart Connect application on an Android™ device, for example, a phone or a tablet.

    To manually pair your handset with an Android™ device

    1. Android™ device: Make sure the Bluetooth® function is turned on.
    2. Turn off your handset.
    3. Handset: Press and hold down the power key Icn sony key power on off until the Bluetooth® icon Icn sony bluetooth appears.
    4. Android™ device: Scan for Bluetooth® devices, then select Smart Bluetooth® Handset SBH52 in the list of available devices.
    5. Android™ device: Follow the pairing instructions that appear on the screen.

    Tip

    The handset automatically enters paring mode when it's powered on for the first time.

    To manually pair your handset with a second Android™ device

    1. Make sure the first Android™ device is paired properly with the handset.
    2. Handset: Press and hold down the power key Icn sony key power on off until the Bluetooth® icon Icn sony bluetooth appears.
    3. Android™ device: Turn on the Bluetooth® function and scan for Bluetooth® devices, then select Smart Bluetooth® Handset SBH52 in the list of available devices.
    4. Android™ device: Follow the pairing instructions that appear on the screen.

    To automatically pair your handset with an Android™ device

    Paring the headset

    1. Android™ device: Make sure that the NFC function is turned on and that the screen is active and unlocked.
    2. Place the Android™ device over your Bluetooth® handset so that the NFC detection area of each device touches the other. Your handset doesn't need to be turned on.
    3. Android™ device: Follow the pairing instructions that appear.

    Note

    The device used in this illustration is for illustration purposes only and may not accurately depict the actual device used.

    To automatically pair your handset with a second Android™ device

    1. Make sure the first Android™ device is paired properly with the handset.
    2. Android™ device: Make sure that the NFC function is turned on and that the screen is active and unlocked.
    3. Place the Android™ device over your Bluetooth® handset so that the NFC detection area of each device touches the other. Your handset doesn't need to be turned on.
    4. Android™ device: Follow the pairing instructions that appear.

    To install the Smart Bluetooth® Handset SBH52 application

    1. Make sure you have the Smart Connect application installed on your Android™ device.
    2. Pair the handset with your Android™ device.
    3. Android™ device: Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to install the Smart Bluetooth® Handset SBH52 application.

    To download and install new applications for your handset

    1. Android™ device: From the main application menu, find and tap Smart Connect > SBH52 > New events.
    2. Tap Search for applications, or tap an application name under MY APPLICATIONS.
    3. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to download and install the application that you selected.

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