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    Sound, ringtone and volume

    You can adjust the ringtone volume for incoming calls and notifications as well as for music and video playback. You can set your device to Do not disturb mode and decide how long your device will be in Do not disturb mode manually. You can also preset when your device will be in Do not disturb mode automatically.

    To adjust the ringtone volume with the volume key

    • Press the volume key up or down.

    To adjust the media playing volume with the volume key

    • When playing music or watching video, press the volume key up or down even when the screen is locked.

    To turn on vibrate mode

    • Press the volume key down or up until Icn sony stat sys ringer vibrate appears.

    To activate Do not disturb mode

    1. Press the volume key down until Icn sony sys ringer silent appears.
    2. Select a time interval.

    To quickly shift between Do not disturb/Vibrate/Sound mode

    1. Press the volume key down or up until Icn sony sys ringer silent, Icn sony stat sys ringer vibrate or Icn sony sound on appears.
    2. Tap Icn sony sys ringer silent, Icn sony stat sys ringer vibrate or Icn sony sound on to quickly shift between Do not disturb/Vibrate/Sound mode.

    Do not disturb mode setting options

    No end time
    Keep the device silent until you manually turn the sound back on.
    For one hour
    Keep the device silent for one hour. You can tap the minus and plus icons to adjust the duration.

    To schedule Do not disturb mode time intervals

    1. Press the volume key down until Icn sony sys ringer silent appears.
    2. Tap Icn sony exceptions settings.
    3. Find and tap Days and mark the checkboxes for the relevant days, then tap Done.
    4. To adjust the start time, tap Start time and select a value, then tap OK.
    5. To adjust the end time, tap End time and select a value, then tap OK. Your device stays in Do not disturb mode during the selected time interval.

    Setting exceptions for Do not disturb mode

    You can select which types of notifications are allowed to sound in Do not disturb mode and you can filter exceptions based on who the notifications come from. The most common types of exceptions include:
    • Events and reminders
    • Calls
    • Messages
    • Alarms

    To allow exceptions to sound in Do not disturb mode

    1. Press the volume key down until Icn sony sys ringer silent appears.
    2. Drag the slider beside Allow exceptions to the right.

    To set notifications as exceptions in Do not disturb mode

    1. Press the volume key down until Icn sony sys ringer silent appears.
    2. Tap Icn sony exceptions settings.
    3. Under Exceptions in Do not disturb mode, drag the relevant sliders to the right.

    To associate exceptions with specific contact types

    1. Press the volume key down until Icn sony sys ringer silent appears.
    2. Tap Icn sony exceptions settings.
    3. Find and tap Calls/messages from.
    4. Select an option.

    To allow alarms to sound in Do not disturb mode

    1. Press the volume key down until Icn sony sys ringer silent appears.
    2. Drag the slider beside Allow alarm to the right.

    To allow exceptions to sound during a preset Do not disturb mode time interval

    1. Press the volume key down until Icn sony sys ringer silent appears.
    2. Tap Icn sony exceptions settings.
    3. Drag the slider beside Exceptions to the right.

    To adjust the volume levels

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound & notification.
    3. Drag the volume sliders to the desired positions.

    Note

    You can also press the volume key up or down and then tap Icn sony adjust volumn to adjust the ringtone, media playback or alarm volume levels separately.

    To set your device to vibrate for incoming calls

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound & notification.
    3. Drag the slider beside Also vibrate for calls to the right.

    To set a ringtone

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound & notification > Phone ringtone.
    3. Select an option from the list or tap Icn sony select own ringtone and select a music file that is saved to your device.
    4. To confirm, tap Done.

    To select the notification sound

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound & notification > Notification sound.
    3. Select an option from the list or tap Icn sony select own ringtone and select a music file that is saved to your device.
    4. To confirm, tap Done.

    Tip

    Some applications have their own specific notification sounds, which you can select from the application settings.

    To enable touch tones

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound & notification > Other sounds.
    3. Drag the sliders beside Dialpad tones and Touch sounds to the right.
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