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    Memory

    You can save content to your device's internal storage and to a memory card.

    To view the status of your memory

    1. From your Home screen, tap Application screen icon in Sony Smartphones .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Storage to view the status of your memory.

    Memory card

    Your device supports a microSD™ memory card, which is used for storing content. This type of card can also be used as a portable memory card with other compatible devices.

    Note

    You may have to purchase a memory card separately.

    Safely removing the memory card

    You can safely remove the memory card from your device any time when the device is turned off. If you want to remove the memory card when your device is on, you must first unmount the memory card before you physically remove it from the device. This can prevent damaging the memory card or losing data stored on the memory card.

    To unmount the memory card

    1. From your Home screen, tap Application screen icon in Sony Smartphones.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Storage > Unmount SD card.

    Formatting the memory card

    You can format the memory card in your device, for example, to free up memory. This means that you erase all data on the card.

    Note

    All content on the memory card gets erased when you format it. Make sure you make backups of everything you want to save before formatting the memory card. To back up your content, you can copy it to your computer. For more information, refer to the chapter Connecting your device to a computer.

    To format the memory card

    1. Drag the status bar downwards, then tap Icn sony menu settings.
    2. Find and tap Storage > Erase SD card.
    3. To confirm, tap Erase SD card > Erase everything

    Clearing the application memory

    You may sometimes need to clear the memory for an application. This might happen if, for example, the application memory becomes full, or you want to clear scores for a game. You might also want to delete incoming email, text, and multimedia messages in some applications.

    To clear the memory for an application

    1. Drag the status bar downward, then tap Icn sony menu settings.
    2. Find and tap Apps.
    3. Tap the application you want to clear the memory for.
    4. Tap Clear cache.

    Note

    It is not possible to clear the memory for some applications.

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