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    Receiving calls

    If you receive an incoming call when the device is in sleep mode or the screen is locked, the phone application opens in fullscreen format. If you receive an incoming call when the screen is active, the incoming call is displayed as a floating notification, that is, in a minimised window that floats at the top of whatever screen is open. When such a notification arrives, you can choose to answer the call and open the phone application screen, or you can reject the call and stay on the current screen.

    To answer an incoming call when the screen is inactive

    • Drag Icn sony call slider answer to the right.

    To answer an incoming call when the screen is active

    • In the floating notification that appears at the top of the screen, tap ANSWER.

    Tip

    Instead of answering the call, you can go to the main phone application screen by tapping the upper part of the floating notification window. Using this method, you get more options to manage the call. For example, you can decide to reject the call with a message.

    To reject an incoming call when the screen is inactive

    • Drag Icn sony call slider dismiss to the left.

    To reject an incoming call when the screen is active

    • In the floating notification that appears at the top of the screen, tap DECLINE.

    Tip

    Instead of rejecting the call, you can go to the main phone application screen by tapping the upper part of the floating notification window. Using this method, you get more options to manage the call. For example, you can decide to reject the call with a message.

    To mute the ringtone for an incoming call

    • When you receive the call, press the volume key.

    Rejecting a call with a text message

    You can reject a call with a text message. When you reject a call with such a message, the message is automatically sent to the caller and stored in the Messaging conversation with the contact.

    You can select from a number of predefined messages available on your device, or you can create a new message. You can also create your own personalised messages by editing the predefined ones.

    To reject a call with a text message

    1. When an incoming call arrives, drag Reject with message upwards.
    2. Select a predefined message or tap Icn sony conv new message and write a new message.

    To reject a second call with a text message

    1. When you hear repeated beeps during a call, drag Reject with message upwards.
    2. Select a predefined message or tap Icn sony conv new message and write a new message.

    To edit the text message used to reject a call

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Call > Reject call with message.
    3. Tap the message that you want to edit, then make the necessary changes.
    4. Tap OK.
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