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    Status and notifications

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    The status bar at the top of your screen shows what's going on in your phone. To the left you get notifications when there is something new or ongoing. For example, new message and calendar notifications appear here. The right side shows the signal strength, battery status, and other information.

    Statusbar on Sony Xperia™ E

    The status bar allows you to adjust basic settings on your phone, for example, Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth™, data traffic, and sound. You can also open the settings menu from the Notification panel to change other settings.

    A notification light also gives you battery status information and some notifications. For example, a flashing blue light means there is a new message or a missed call. The notification light may not work when the battery level is low.

    Notification lamp on Sony Xperia™ E

    Checking notifications and ongoing activities

    You can drag down the status bar to open the Notification panel and get more information. For example, you can use the panel to open a new message or view a calendar event. You can also open some applications that run in the background, such as the music player.

    To open the Notification panel

    Opening the notification panel on Sony Xperia™ E
    • Drag the status bar downwards.

    To close the Notification panel

    Closing the notification panel on Sony Xperia™ E
    • Drag the tab at the bottom of the Notification panel upwards.

    To open a running application from the Notification panel

    • Tap the icon for the running application to open it.

    To dismiss a notification from the Notification panel

    • Place your finger on a notification and flick left or right.

    To clear the Notification panel

    • From the Notification panel, tap Clear.

    Setting your phone from the Notification panel

    You can open the settings menu from the Notification panel to adjust basic phone settings. For example, you can turn on Wi-Fi®.

    To open the phone settings menu from the Notification panel

    1. Drag the status bar downwards.
    2. Tap Icn sony menu settings .

    To adjust sound settings from the Notification panel

    1. Drag the status bar downwards.
    2. Tap Icn sony stat sys speakerphone.

    To control the Bluetooth™ function from the Notification panel

    1. Drag the status bar downwards.
    2. Tap Icn sony stat sys data bluetooth.

    To control the Wi-Fi® function from the Notification panel

    1. Drag the status bar downwards.
    2. Tap Icn sony stat sys wifi signal 4.

    To enable or disable data traffic from the Notification panel

    1. Drag the status bar downwards.
    2. Tap Icn sony stat sys data traffic.
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