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    NFC



    To turn on the NFC function

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal.
    2. Find and tap Settings > More….
    3. Mark the NFC checkbox.

    NFC detection area

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    Note

    The location of the NFC detection area is not the same on all devices. When sharing data with another device using NFC, refer to the User guide of the other device for more information.

    To share a contact with another device using NFC

    1. Make sure that both devices have the NFC function turned on, and that both screens are active.
    2. To view contacts, go to your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal , then tap Icn sony app phonebook .
    3. Tap the contact that you want to share.
    4. Hold your device and the receiving device back to back so that the NFC detection areas of each device touch each other. When the devices connect, they vibrate and play a short sound. A thumbnail of the contact appears.
    5. Tap the thumbnail to start the transfer.
    6. When the transfer is done, the contact information is displayed on the screen of the receiving device and is also saved on the receiving device.

    To share a music file with another device using NFC

    1. Make sure that both your device and the receiving device have the NFC function turned on, and that both screens are active.
    2. To open the "WALKMAN" application, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then find and tap Icn sony app music player.
    3. Tap the My music tab to open the music library.
    4. Select a music category and browse to the track you want to share.
    5. Tap the track to play it. You can then tap Icn sony semc music pause normal to pause the track. The transfer works whether the track is playing or paused.
    6. Hold your device and the receiving device back to back so that the NFC detection areas of each device touch each other. When the devices connect, they vibrate and play a short sound. A thumbnail of the track appears.
    7. Tap the thumbnail to start the transfer.
    8. When the transfer is done, the music file plays immediately on the receiving device. At the same time, the file is saved on the receiving device.

    Note

    You might not be able to copy, send or transfer copyright-protected items.

    To share a photo or video with another device using NFC

    1. Make sure that both devices have the NFC function turned on, and that both screens are active.
    2. To view photos and videos in your device, go to your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal , then find and tap Album.
    3. Tap the photo or video that you want to share.
    4. Hold your device and the receiving device back to back so that the NFC detection areas touch each other. When the devices connect, they vibrate and play a short sound. A thumbnail of the photo or video appears.
    5. Tap the thumbnail to start the transfer.
    6. When the transfer is done, the photo or video is displayed on the screen of the receiving device. At the same time, the item is saved on the receiving device.

    Tip

    You can also use NFC to share a video from the Movies application.

    To share a web address with another device using NFC

    1. Make sure that both devices have the NFC function turned on, and that both screens are active.
    2. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    3. To open the web browser, find and tap Icn sony app chrome .
    4. Load the web page that you want to share.
    5. Hold your device and the receiving device back to back so that the NFC detection areas touch each other. When the devices connect, they vibrate and play a short sound. A thumbnail of the web page appears.
    6. Tap the thumbnail to start the transfer.
    7. When the transfer is done, the web page is displayed on the screen of the receiving device.

    Scanning NFC tags

    Your device can scan various kinds of NFC tags. For example, it can scan embedded tags on a poster, on a billboard advertisement, or beside a product in a retail store. You can receive additional information, such as a web address.

    To scan an NFC tag

    1. Make sure that your device has the NFC function turned on and that the screen is active.
    2. Place your device over the tag so that the NFC detection area touches it. Your device scans the tag and displays the content collected. Tap the content of the tag to open it.
    3. To open the tag, tap it.

    Paying for items with your device

    You can use the Google Wallet™ application or the Operator wallet application on your device to pay for items in stores that support NFC payment methods. Just tap your device on specially enabled electronic payment pads to pay for your purchases. Payments are backed by a credit or debit card, or by prepaid cards or vouchers. Your payment information is stored in the payment application, so you don’t need to enter it every time.

    Note

    To use Operator wallet, your SIM card must have a secure element embedded. Contact your network operator for more details.

    Google Wallet™

    Use the Google Wallet™ application to pay for goods at checkouts. If there is a supported NFC terminal at the checkout, you can just tap your device on the terminal to pay. Google Wallet™ stores details of your credit and debit cards as well as details of coupons and other special offers. Most major credit card types are supported. Security features include a PIN, encrypted storage and the ability to remotely disable a lost wallet.

    Operator wallet

    The Operator wallet application lets you access a variety of services provided by your network operator, such as the option to pay for items in underground trains and stores. Contact your network operator for more information about such services.

    To select a wallet for use on your device

    1. Make sure that the NFC function is on.
    2. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal .
    3. Find and tap Settings > More….
    4. Tap NFC security handler and select an option.

    Connecting to an NFC compatible device

    You can connect your device to other NFC compatible devices produced by Sony, such as a speaker or a headphone. When establishing this kind of connection, refer to the User guide of the compatible device for more information.

    Note

    You may need to have Wi-Fi® or Bluetooth™ activated on both devices for the connection to work.

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