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If you fail to give your Google™ username and password in such situations, your device is
locked. Also, if you have more than one Google™ account, make sure to enter the details for
the relevant account.
To set up a Google™ account on your device
From your Home screen, tap .
Find and tap Settings > Accounts > Add account > Google.
Follow the registration wizard to create a Google™ account, or sign in if you
already have an account.
You can also sign in to or create a Google™ account from the setup guide the first time you
start your device. Or you can go online and create an account at
Charging your device
Your device has an embedded, rechargeable battery that should be replaced only by
Sony or an authorised Sony repair centre. You should never try to open or take apart
this device yourself. Opening the device can cause damage that will void your
The battery is partly charged when the device is shipped from the factory. Depending
on how long it was in the box before you purchased it, the battery level may be quite
low. It is therefore recommended that you charge the battery for at least 30 minutes
before starting up your device for the first time. You can still use your device while it
is charging. Read more about how to improve the battery performance in
on page 30 .
To charge your device
Plug the charger into a power outlet.
Plug one end of the USB cable into the charger (or into the USB port of a
Plug the other end of the cable into the micro USB port on your device, with
the USB symbol facing up. The notification light illuminates when charging
When the device is fully charged, disconnect the cable from your device by
pulling it straight outwards. Make sure not to bend the connector.
If the battery is completely discharged, it may take a few minutes before the notification light
illuminates and the charging icon appears.
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