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    Wi-Fi®

    Use Wi-Fi® connections to surf the Internet, download applications, or send and receive emails. Once you have connected to a Wi-Fi® network, your device remembers the network and automatically connects to it the next time you come within range.

    Some Wi-Fi® networks require you to log in to a web page before you can get access. Contact the relevant Wi-Fi® network administrator for more information.

    The signal strength of Wi-Fi® networks can differ. Moving closer to the Wi-Fi® access point increases the signal strength.

    Available Wi-Fi® networks may be open or secured:
    • Open networks are indicated by Icn sony stat sys wifi signal 4 next to the Wi-Fi® network name.
    • Secured networks are indicated by Icn sony stat sys wifi lock next to the Wi-Fi® network name.

    Note

    Some Wi-Fi® networks do not show up in the list of available networks because they do not broadcast their network name (SSID). If you know the network name, you can add it manually to your list of available Wi-Fi® networks.

    To turn on Wi-Fi®

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings.
    3. Drag the slider beside Wi-Fi to the right to turn on the Wi-Fi® function.

    Note

    It may take a few seconds before Wi-Fi® is enabled.

    To connect to a Wi-Fi® network automatically

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings.
    3. Tap Wi-Fi. All available Wi-Fi® networks are displayed.
    4. Tap a Wi-Fi® network to connect to it. For secured networks, enter the relevant password. Icn sony stat sys wifi signal 4 is displayed in the status bar once you are connected.

    Tip

    To search for new available networks, tap Icn sony key menu, and then tap Scan.

    To add a Wi-Fi® network manually

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Wi-Fi.
    3. Tap Icn sony menu add.
    4. Enter the Network SSID information.
    5. To select a security type, tap the Security field.
    6. If required, enter a password.
    7. To edit some advanced options such as proxy and IP settings, mark the Show advanced options checkbox and then edit as desired.
    8. Tap Save.

    Note

    Contact your Wi-Fi® network administrator to get the network SSID and password.

    Wi-Fi® settings

    When you are connected to a Wi-Fi® network or when there are Wi-Fi® networks available in your vicinity, it is possible to view the status of these networks. You can also enable your device to notify you whenever an open Wi-Fi® network is detected.

    If you are not connected to a Wi-Fi® network, your device uses a mobile data connection to access the Internet (if you have set up and enabled a mobile data connection on your device). By adding a Wi-Fi® sleep policy, you can specify when to switch from Wi-Fi® to mobile data.

    To enable Wi-Fi® network notifications

    1. Turn on Wi-Fi®, if it is not already on.
    2. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    3. Find and tap Settings > Wi-Fi.
    4. Press Icn sony key menu.
    5. Tap Advanced.
    6. Mark the Network notification checkbox.

    To view detailed information about a connected Wi-Fi® network

    1. From the Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Wi-Fi.
    3. Tap the Wi-Fi® network that you are currently connected to. Detailed network information is displayed.

    To add a Wi-Fi® sleep policy

    1. From the Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Wi-Fi.
    3. Press Icn sony key menu.
    4. Tap Advanced.
    5. Tap Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep.
    6. Select an option.
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