Charging your device
Your device has an embedded, rechargeable battery that should be replaced only by Sony or an authorised Sony repair centre. You should never try to open or take apart this device yourself. Opening the device can cause damage that will void your warranty.
The battery is partly charged when you buy the device. You can still use your device while it is charging. Read more about the battery and how to improve the performance in Battery and power management .
To charge your device
- Plug the charger into a power outlet.
- Plug one end of the USB cable into the charger (or into the USB port of a computer).
- Plug the other end of the cable into the micro USB port on your device, with the USB symbol facing up. The notification light illuminates when charging begins.
- When the device is fully charged, disconnect the cable from your device by pulling it straight outwards. Make sure not to bend the connector.
If the battery is completely discharged, it may take a few minutes before the notification light illuminates and the charging icon appears.
Battery notification light status
|Green||The battery charge level is greater than 90%|
|Flashing red||The battery is charging and the battery charge level is less than 15%|
|Orange||The battery is charging and the battery charge level is less than 90%|