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    Mobile network settings

    Your device automatically switches between mobile networks depending on what mobile networks are available in different areas. You can also manually set your device to use a particular mobile network mode, for example, WCDMA or GSM.

    To select a network type

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > More… > Mobile networks.
    3. Tap Network Mode.
    4. Select a network type.

    To select another network manually

    1. From the Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > More… > Mobile networks > Network operators.
    3. Tap Search mode > Manual.
    4. Select a network.

    Note

    If you select a network manually, your device will not search for other networks, even if you move out of range of the manually selected network.

    To activate automatic network selection

    1. Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Icn sony menu settings.
    2. Find and tap More… > Mobile networks > Network operators.
    3. Tap Search mode > Automatic.

    Turning off data traffic

    You can disable all data connections over mobile networks to avoid any unwanted data downloads and synchronisations. Contact your network operator if you need detailed information about your subscription plan and data traffic charges.

    Tip

    When data traffic is turned off, you can still use Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth™ connections. You can also send and receive multimedia messages.

    To turn off all data traffic

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > More… > Mobile networks.
    3. Unmark the Mobile data traffic checkbox.

    Data roaming

    Some network operators allow mobile data connections via mobile networks when you are outside of your home network (roaming). Note that data transmission charges may apply. Contact your network operator for more information.

    Note

    Applications may sometimes use the Internet connection in your home network without any notification, for example, when sending search and synchronisation requests. Additional charges may apply when such Internet connections are established while you are roaming. Consult your network operator for more information.

    To activate data roaming

    1. From the Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    2. Find and tap Settings > More… > Mobile networks.
    3. Mark the Data roaming checkbox.

    Note

    You can’t activate data roaming when data connections have been deactivated.

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