Click each step to see the action. You can also click the picture or use the arrow keys.

  • Your Xperia™ device from Sony runs on the Android™ platform developed by Google™.
    A range of Google™ applications and services is available on your device when you purchase it, for example, Gmail™, Google Maps™, YouTube™ and Google Play™, the online store for downloading Android™ applications.
    To get the most out of these services, you need a Google™ account. For example, a Google™ account is mandatory if you want to:

    • Download and install applications from Google Play™.
    • Synchronise email, contacts and the calendar.
    • Chat with friends using the Hangouts™ application.
    • Synchronise your browsing history and bookmarks.

    click here if you want to sign up to have a Google™ mail account.
  • 1. Touch Applications.
  • 2. Touch Settings.
  • 3. Scroll to and touch User & accounts.
  • 4. Touch Add account.
  • 5. Scroll to and touch Google.
  • 6. Touch Email or phone.
  • 7. Enter your email address.
  • 8. Touch the Tick icon.
  • 9. Enter your password.
  • 10. Touch the Tick icon.
  • 11. Touch I AGREE.
  • 12. Checking info… will be displayed briefly while the phone checks settings.
  • 13. Touch MORE.
  • 14. Touch AGREE.
  • 15. Your Google™ mail account is setup on your device.
    It is crucial that you remember your Google™ account username and password. In some situations, you may need to identify yourself for security reasons using your Google™ account.
    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.

    For more information about Android™ and Google™ click here