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Sony Xperia Z

Sony Xperia Z

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Create contact

Follow these instructions to create a new contact.

Step 1 of 28

Find "Contacts"

Press the menu icon.

Step 2 of 28

Find "Contacts"

Press Contacts.

Step 3 of 28

Create contact

Press the new contact icon.

If you select Local contact, the contact is created in your phone's address book.
If you select SIM contact, the contact is created on your SIM.
If you select an email account, the contact is attached to this account but is also displayed on your phone.

Only email accounts you're logged on to are displayed.
Step 4 of 28

Create contact

Press Local contact, SIM contact or the required email account.

If you select Local contact, the contact is created in your phone's address book.
If you select SIM contact, the contact is created on your SIM.
If you select an email account, the contact is attached to this account but is also displayed on your phone.

Only email accounts you're logged on to are displayed.
Step 5 of 28

Create contact

The steps below are based on the Local contact address book. If you select another phone book, there may be some differences in relation to the instructions.

If you select Local contact, the contact is created in your phone's address book.
If you select SIM contact, the contact is created on your SIM.
If you select an email account, the contact is attached to this account but is also displayed on your phone.

Only email accounts you're logged on to are displayed.
Step 6 of 28

Enter name

Press First name and key in the required first name.

Step 7 of 28

Enter name

Press Last name and key in the required last name.

Step 8 of 28

Enter phone number

Press Phone and key in the required phone number.

Always begin phone numbers with a + followed by the country code, even for local phone numbers. This ensures that the phone numbers can be called even when you're abroad.
Step 9 of 28

Enter phone number

Press the drop down list above the phone number.

Always begin phone numbers with a + followed by the country code, even for local phone numbers. This ensures that the phone numbers can be called even when you're abroad.
Step 10 of 28

Enter phone number

Press the required number type.

Always begin phone numbers with a + followed by the country code, even for local phone numbers. This ensures that the phone numbers can be called even when you're abroad.
Step 11 of 28

Enter email address

Press Email and key in the required email address.

Step 12 of 28

Enter email address

Press the drop down list above the email address.

Step 13 of 28

Enter email address

Press the required email type.

Step 14 of 28

Add more information

You can add more information to the contact. The following steps show two examples.
Select one of the following options:
Assign picture, go to 6a.
Assign ring tone, go to 6b.

Step 15 of 28

6a - Assign picture

Press the picture icon above the name.

Step 16 of 28

6a - Assign picture

To take a new picture:
Press Take new photo.

Step 17 of 28

6a - Assign picture

Press Camera.

Step 18 of 28

6a - Assign picture

Press Always or Just once.

Step 19 of 28

6a - Assign picture

Point the camera lens at the required object and press the camera icon to take the picture.

Step 20 of 28

6a - Assign picture

To use a saved picture:
Press Album.

Step 21 of 28

6a - Assign picture

Press the required picture.

Step 22 of 28

6a - Assign picture

Drag the frame to the required position to select the required detail.

Step 23 of 28

6a - Assign picture

Press Crop.

Step 24 of 28

6b - Assign ring tone

Press the drop down list below Ringtone.

Step 25 of 28

6b - Assign ring tone

Press the different ring tones to listen to them.

Step 26 of 28

6b - Assign ring tone

Once you've found a ring tone you like, press Done.

Step 27 of 28

Save and exit

Press Done.

Step 28 of 28

Save and exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Contacts"

Press the menu icon.
Press Contacts.

2. Create contact

Press the new contact icon.
If you select Local contact, the contact is created in your phone's address book.
If you select SIM contact, the contact is created on your SIM.
If you select an email account, the contact is attached to this account but is also displayed on your phone.

Only email accounts you're logged on to are displayed.
Press Local contact, SIM contact or the required email account.
If you select Local contact, the contact is created in your phone's address book.
If you select SIM contact, the contact is created on your SIM.
If you select an email account, the contact is attached to this account but is also displayed on your phone.

Only email accounts you're logged on to are displayed.
The steps below are based on the Local contact address book. If you select another phone book, there may be some differences in relation to the instructions.
If you select Local contact, the contact is created in your phone's address book.
If you select SIM contact, the contact is created on your SIM.
If you select an email account, the contact is attached to this account but is also displayed on your phone.

Only email accounts you're logged on to are displayed.

3. Enter name

Press First name and key in the required first name.
Press Last name and key in the required last name.

4. Enter phone number

Press Phone and key in the required phone number.
Always begin phone numbers with a + followed by the country code, even for local phone numbers. This ensures that the phone numbers can be called even when you're abroad.
Press the drop down list above the phone number.
Always begin phone numbers with a + followed by the country code, even for local phone numbers. This ensures that the phone numbers can be called even when you're abroad.
Press the required number type.
Always begin phone numbers with a + followed by the country code, even for local phone numbers. This ensures that the phone numbers can be called even when you're abroad.

5. Enter email address

Press Email and key in the required email address.
Press the drop down list above the email address.
Press the required email type.

6. Add more information

You can add more information to the contact. The following steps show two examples.
Select one of the following options:
Assign picture, go to 6a.
Assign ring tone, go to 6b.

7. 6a - Assign picture

Press the picture icon above the name.
To take a new picture:
Press Take new photo.
Press Camera.
Press Always or Just once.
Point the camera lens at the required object and press the camera icon to take the picture.
To use a saved picture:
Press Album.
Press the required picture.
Drag the frame to the required position to select the required detail.
Press Crop.

8. 6b - Assign ring tone

Press the drop down list below Ringtone.
Press the different ring tones to listen to them.
Once you've found a ring tone you like, press Done.

9. Save and exit

Press Done.
Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

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