Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

Choose network - Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

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When you turn on your phone, it will automatically choose a network within range. Sometimes though, it might be useful to choose your network manually for example, when you're travelling abroad and there are different networks available. Follow these instructions to choose a network.

Step 1 of 12

Find "Network operators"

Press the menu icon.

Step 2 of 12

Find "Network operators"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 12

Find "Network operators"

Press Wireless & networks.

Step 4 of 12

Find "Network operators"

Press Mobile networks.

Step 5 of 12

Find "Network operators"

Press Network operators.

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Step 6 of 12

Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Select network manually, go to 2a.
Select network automatically, go to 2b.

Step 7 of 12

2a - Select network manually

Your phone will search for networks within range.
Press Search mode.

When you turn on manual network selection, this setting is turned on until you turn on automatic network selection again. If you're out of range of the selected network, your phone won't work.
Step 8 of 12

2a - Select network manually

Press Select manually.

When you turn on manual network selection, this setting is turned on until you turn on automatic network selection again. If you're out of range of the selected network, your phone won't work.
Step 9 of 12

2a - Select network manually

Press the required network.
Your display will tell you if you've access to the network you've chosen. If you don't have access, it's because your operator doesn't have a roaming agreement with the operator in question.

When you turn on manual network selection, this setting is turned on until you turn on automatic network selection again. If you're out of range of the selected network, your phone won't work.
Step 10 of 12

2b - Select network automatically

Press Search mode.

Step 11 of 12

2b - Select network automatically

Press Select automatically.

Step 12 of 12

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Network operators"

Press the menu icon.
Press Settings.
Press Wireless & networks.
Press Mobile networks.
Press Network operators.

2. Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Select network manually, go to 2a.
Select network automatically, go to 2b.
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3. 2a - Select network manually

Your phone will search for networks within range.
Press Search mode.
When you turn on manual network selection, this setting is turned on until you turn on automatic network selection again. If you're out of range of the selected network, your phone won't work.
Press Select manually.
When you turn on manual network selection, this setting is turned on until you turn on automatic network selection again. If you're out of range of the selected network, your phone won't work.
Press the required network.
Your display will tell you if you've access to the network you've chosen. If you don't have access, it's because your operator doesn't have a roaming agreement with the operator in question.
When you turn on manual network selection, this setting is turned on until you turn on automatic network selection again. If you're out of range of the selected network, your phone won't work.

4. 2b - Select network automatically

Press Search mode.
Press Select automatically.

5. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.
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