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    Accessing and using applications

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    Open applications from shortcuts on your Home screen or from the Application screen.

    Application screen

    The Application screen, which you open from your Home screen, contains the applications that come installed with your phone as well as the applications you download.

    The Application screen extends beyond the regular screen width, so you need to flick left and right to view all content.

    To open the Application screen

    Application screen on Sony Xperia™ E dual
    • From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.

    To browse the Application screen

    • Open the Application screen, then flick right or left.

    To create a shortcut to an application on the Home screen

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    2. Touch and hold an application until it appears on your Home screen, then drag it to the desired location.

    To share an application from your Application screen

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Touch and hold an application until it appears on your Home screen, then drag the item to Icn sony detail share normal.
    3. Select an option and confirm, if necessary. You can now share the applications you like with your friends so they can download and use them.

    Opening and closing applications

    To open an application

    • From your Home screen or the Application screen, tap the application.

    To close an application

    • Press Icn sony key and back.
    TipSome applications are paused when you press Icn sony key and home to exit, while other applications may continue to run in the background. In the first case, the next time you open the application, you can continue where you left off. Remember that some applications may cause data connection charges when they are running in the background, for example, social networking services.

    Recently used applications window

    You can view and access recently used applications from this window.

    To open the recently used applications window

    • Press and hold down Icn sony key and home.

    Application menu

    You can open a menu at any time when you are using an application by pressing the Icn sony 11ni and menu k90 key on your phone. The menu will look different depending on which application you are using.

    Menu key on Sony Xperia™ E dual

    To open a menu in an application

    • While using the application, press Icn sony 11ni and menu k90.
    NoteA menu is not available in all applications.

    Rearranging your Application screen

    Move the applications around on the Application screen according to your preferences.

    To arrange applications on the Application screen

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal to go to the Application screen.
    2. Tap Icn sony home sort free list and select an option.

    To move an application on the Application screen

    1. Open the Application screen, then tap Icn sony home edit locked normal.
    2. Touch and hold an item until it magnifies and the phone vibrates, then drag the item to the new location.
    3. Tap Icn sony home edit unlocked normal to exit edit mode.
    NoteYou can only move your applications when Icn sony home sort free list is selected.

    To uninstall an application from the Application screen

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Tap Icn sony home edit locked normal. All uninstallable applications are marked with a Icn sony home uninstall icon.
    3. Tap the application you want to uninstall, then tap OK.
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