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    Customising your phone

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    Adapt the phone to your needs by adjusting, for example, your personal ringtone, phone language and your Privacy settings.

    Adjusting the volume

    You can adjust the ringtone volume for phone calls and notifications as well as for music and video playback.

    To adjust the ring 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.

    To set the phone to silent mode

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound.
    3. Select Silent mode, then select Mute.

    To set the phone to vibrate mode

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound.
    3. Select Silent mode, then select Vibrate.

    To set the phone to vibrate and ring mode

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound.
    3. Select Silent mode, then select Off.
    4. Mark the Vibrate on ring checkbox.

    To enhance the speaker loudness

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound.
    3. Mark the xLOUD™ checkbox.

    Time and date

    You can change the time and date in your phone.

    To set the date manually

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Date & time.
    3. Unmark the Automatic date & time checkbox, if it is marked.
    4. Tap Set date.
    5. Adjust the date by scrolling up and down.
    6. Tap Set.

    To set the time manually

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Date & time.
    3. Unmark the Automatic date & time checkbox if it is marked.
    4. Tap Set time.
    5. Scroll up or down to adjust the hour and minute.
    6. If applicable, scroll up to change AM to PM, or vice versa.
    7. Tap Set.

    To set the time zone

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Date & time.
    3. Unmark the Automatic time zone checkbox, if it is marked.
    4. Tap Select time zone.
    5. Select an option.

    To set the date format

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Date & time > Select date format.
    3. Select an option.

    Ringtone settings

    To set a phone ringtone

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound > Phone ringtone.
    3. Select a ringtone.
    4. Tap Done.

    To enable touch tones

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound.
    3. Mark the Dial pad touch tones and Touch sounds checkboxes.

    To select a notification ringtone

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound > Default notification.
    3. Select a ringtone.
    4. Tap Done.

    Screen settings

    To adjust the screen brightness

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Display > Brightness.
    3. Drag the slider to adjust the brightness.
    4. Tap OK.
    TipThe brightness level affects your battery performance. For tips on how to improve battery performance, see Improving battery performance.

    To set the screen to vibrate

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound.
    3. Mark the Vibrate on touch checkbox. The screen now vibrates when you tap soft keys and certain applications.

    To adjust the idle time before the screen turns off

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Display > Sleep.
    3. Select an option.
    TipTo turn off the screen quickly, briefly press the power key Icn sony key and power k90.

    To keep the screen active while the phone is charging

    1. From the Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Developer options.
    3. Mark the Stay awake checkbox.

    Phone language

    You can select a language to use in your phone.

    To change the phone language

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Language & input > Language.
    3. Select an option.
    NoteIf you select the wrong language and cannot read the menu texts, find and tap the Settings icon Icn sony app settings. Then select the entry beside Icn sony settings language, and select the first entry in the following menu. You can then select the language you want.

    Airplane mode

    In Airplane mode, your phone's network and radio transceivers are turned off to prevent disturbance to sensitive equipment. However, you can still play games, listen to music, watch videos and other content, as long as all this content is saved on your memory card or internal storage. You can also be notified by alarms, if alarms are activated.

    TipTurning on Airplane mode reduces battery consumption.

    To turn on Airplane mode

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > More….
    3. Mark the Airplane mode checkbox.
    TipYou can also select Airplane mode from the Phone options menu. To access the Phone options menu, press and hold down the power key Icn sony key and power k90.
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