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 24 .
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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.
Battery notification light status
The battery is charging and 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%