Backlight & display: Sony Xperia Z

    Learn how to customize the display and adjust the backlight on the Sony Xperia Z.

     

     

     

    Backlight: Change brightness

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
    2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
    3. Scroll down to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Display.
    4. Tap Brightness.
    5. If necessary, clear the Adapt to lighting conditions check box.
    6. Touch the Brightness slider and slide left or right to adjust the screen brightness.
    7. Tap OK.

     

    Backlight: Timeout

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
    2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
    3. Scroll down to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Display.
    4. Tap Sleep.
    5. Select the desired time interval.

     

    [Widget, Folder, or Shortcut]: Add

    1. On any Home screen, touch and hold a vacant area on the screen.
    2. Select one of the following:
      • WIDGETS
      • APPS
    3. Navigate to and select the widget or application you want to add.
    4. If necessary, touch the circles surrounding the widget and slide to adjust the widget size.
    5. Touch and hold the widget or application, and then slide your finger to the desired location.
    6. Release your finger to set.

     

    [Widget, Folder, or Shortcut]: Delete

    1. Navigate to the Home screen that contains a widget or shortcut you want to delete.
    2. Touch and hold the widget or shortcut, and then slide your finger (and the icon) over the Trash can icon.
    3. Release your finger from the screen.

     

    Status Lights

    • Green: The battery is fully charged.
    • Flashing red: The battery level is low.
    • Orange: The battery is charging. The battery level is between low and full.

     

    Wallpaper: Home screen

    1. On any Home screen, touch and hold a vacant area of the screen.
    2. Tap WALLPAPERS.
    3. Choose one of the following options:   
      • Use an Xperia wallpaper            
        1. Touch the row of previews and slide left to browse wallpaper options.
        2. Select the wallpaper you want to use.
      • Use a custom wallpaper            
        1. Tap Album.
        2. Navigate to and select the picture you want to use.
        3. Touch and hold on the crop box and then slide your finger to move it.
        4. Touch an edge of the crop box, and then slide your finger to adjust the size.
        5. Tap Crop.
      • Use a Live wallpaper.            
        1. Tap Live Wallpapers.
        2. Select a wallpaper to preview.
        3. Tap Set wallpaper.

     

    Wallpaper: Lock screen

    1. From any Home screen, tap the Applications icon.
    2. Scroll to and tap Settings.
    3. Scroll down to 'DEVICE,' and then tap Display.
    4. Scroll down to 'PERSONALIZATION,' and then tap Lock screen.
    5. Tap Wallpaper.
    6. Choose from one of the following:    
      • Use a custom wallpaper            
        1. Tap Album
        2. Navigate to and select the image you want to use.
        3. Touch and hold on the crop box and then slide your finger to move it.
        4. Touch an edge of the crop box, and then slide your finger to adjust the size.
        5. Tap Crop.
      • Use an Xperia wallpaper       
        1. Tap Xperia wallpapers.
        2. Select the wallpaper you want to use.
        3. Tap Set wallpaper.