Anytime Talk – Sony Xperia Ear Duo support (English)
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    Anytime Talk

    Arrow left black Xperia Ear Duo support overview

    This application is the beta version. Anytime Talk is a service that requires a stable internet connection. Depending on the network status, you may not be able to chat using Anytime Talk . (4G network is recommended.)

    Anytime Talk is an app that lets you use your Xperia Ear Duo for instant voice chat with up to four other users in a chat group. You can also use head gestures to reply with pre-recorded sounds. Hear an Online/Offline sound when participants join or leave the chat group.

    Since Anytime Talk works through the internet, there is no limit to the communication range.

    All participants in the chat group must use an Xperia Ear or Xperia Ear Duo unit, and complete the Anytime Talk setup using the host application on a paired Android device. This function is not available on iOS.

    Using Anytime Talk

    To create a new chat group for the first time

    1. Open the Xperia Ear Duo app on the paired device.
    2. Find and tap Anytime Talk .
    3. Follow the on-screen instructions to sign up with your Google account.
    4. Tap CREATE GROUP to create a group as a host.
    5. Ask all guests to scan the QR code shown on your device, or tap Invite to send an invitation to the guests via email or social media. You can invite up to four guests.
    6. After all guests have scanned the QR code, or accepted the invitation via email or social media, tap Next.
    7. Follow the on-screen instructions to record an Online/Offline sound and tap FINISH to complete setup.

      Ensure that all participants have joined before tapping Next .

    To join a chat group for the first time

    1. Open the Xperia Ear Duo app on the paired device.
    2. Find and tap Anytime Talk .
    3. Follow the on-screen instructions to sign up with your Google account.
    4. Tap JOIN GROUP to join a group as a guest.
    5. Scan the QR code shown on the host’s device, or accept the invitation via email or social media, then tap Next.
    6. Follow the on-screen instructions to record an Online/Offline sound and tap FINISH to complete the setup.

    To add a guest to a chat group

    1. When using the host app, find and tap Anytime Talk .
    2. Tap Add guests.

    Only the host can add or remove guests from the group.

    To remove a guest from a chat group

    1. When using the host app, find and tap Anytime Talk .
    2. Tap Settings icon > Delete chat group member(s).
    3. Select the guest you want to remove.

    Only the host can add or remove guests from the group.

    To create or join another chat group

    1. When using the host app, find and tap Anytime Talk .
    2. Select Create new chat group or Join new chat group.
    3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

    You can only be in one chat group at a time.

    To chat with Anytime Talk

    1. To enter a chat group, remove the Xperia Ear Duo from the charging case. Other participants will hear your online sound.
    2. Touch and hold the touchpad of the main unit (L) to talk when you hear the online sound of another participant.
    3. To leave the chat group, place the Xperia Ear Duo in the charging case. Your offline sound lets other participants know that you left the group.

    To record a gesture sound

    1. When using the host app, find and tap Anytime Talk .
    2. Tap Head gesture sound.
    3. Tap Custom sound (nodding) or Custom sound (head shake).
    4. Tap and hold Recording icon to record your voice, then tap OK.

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