Charging your device
Your device has an embedded, rechargeable battery that should be replaced only by
Sony or an authorized Sony repair center. You should never try to open or take apart this
device yourself. Opening the device can cause damage that will void your warranty.
The battery is partly charged when the device is shipped from the factory. Depending on
how long it has been 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 the battery and how to improve the performance in
and power management
on page 110 .
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 begins.
When the device is fully charged, disconnect the cable from your device by pulling
it straight outward. 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.
Battery notification light status
The battery charge level is greater than 90%
The battery is charging and the battery charge level is less than 15%
The battery is charging and the battery charge level is less than 90%
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