Sony Xperia Arc

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Basic use

Guide to phone keys and sockets

Follow these instructions for a guide on how to use the phone keys and sockets.

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Several functions are associated with On/Off:
Press On/Off to turn your phone on and off.
Press and hold On/Off to access other functions, such as silent mode and flight mode.
The Home key
Several functions are associated with the Home key:
Press the Home key to return to standby mode.
Press and hold the Home key to view a list of the most recently used menu items.
The Return key
Press the Return key to exit an active menu item.
The Menu key
Press the Menu key to open a pop-up menu.
The Volume key
Several functions are associated with the Volume key:
Press the upper or lower part of the Volume key to adjust the volume.
Press the upper or lower part of the Volume key to silence the incoming call alert.
Connect the charger or data cable to the phone socket and to a wall socket or your computer's USB port.
Headset socket
Connect the headset to the headset socket.
The Camera key
Press the Camera key to take pictures.
Camera lens
Point the camera lens at the required object to take a picture or record a video clip.
HDMI socket
Connect a HDMI cable to the HDMI socket and to an external screen to view your pictures or video clips.
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