How To Use Smart Connect On Sony Xperia Z3

How To Use Smart Connect On Sony Xperia Z3
How To Use Smart Connect On Sony Xperia Z3

Learn how to use smart connect on your Sony Xperia Z3. Use the Smart Connect application to set what happens in your device when you connect or disconnect an accessory. For example, you can decide to always start the FM radio application when you connect a headset.

You can also use Smart Connect to set a specific action or a group of actions to launch on your device at certain times of the day. For example, when you connect your headset between 7am and 9am, you can decide that:

  • The Walkman application starts.
  • The web browser opens the morning paper.
  • The ring volume is set to vibrate.

With Smart Connect, you can also manage your accessories such as SmartTags and SmartWatch.

  1. Tap to display all added devices
  2. Add a device or an event
  3. View menu options
  4. Tap to display all added events
  5. Tap to activate an event
  6. Tap to view details of an event

To create a Smart Connect event

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon, then find and tap Smart Connect icon.
  • If you are opening Smart Connect for the first time, tap OK to close the introduction screen.
  • On the Events tab, tap + icon.
  • If you are creating an event for the first time, tap OK again to close the introduction screen.
  • Add conditions under which you want to trigger the event. A condition could be the connection with an accessory, or a specific time interval, or both.
  • Tap -> icon to continue.
  • Add what you want to happen when you connect an accessory, and set other settings as desired.
  • Tap ->icon to continue.
  • Set an event name, then tap Finish.

Note: To add a Bluetooth accessory, you have to first pair it with your device.

To edit a Smart Connect event

  • Start the Smart Connection application.
  • On the Events tab, tap an event.
  • If the event is switched off, drag the slider to the right to turn it on.
  • Tap Edit, then adjust the settings as desired.

To delete an event

  • Start the Smart Connection application.
  • On the Events tab, touch and hold the event that you want to delete, then tap Delete event.
  • Tap Delete to confirm.

Note: You can also open the event that you want to delete, then tap Menu icon > Delete event > Delete.

Managing devices

Use the Smart Connect application to manage a range of smart accessories that you can connect to your device, including SmartTags, SmartWatch, and Smart Wireless Headset pro from Sony. Smart Connect downloads any necessary applications and also finds third-party applications, when available. Previously connected devices show in a list that allows you to get more information about the features of each device.

To pair and connect an accessory

  • Start the Smart Connection application. If you are opening Smart Connect for the first time, tap OK to close the introduction screen.
  • Tap Devices, then tap .
  • Tap OK to start searching for devices.
  • In the search result list, tap the name of the device that you want to add.

To adjust the settings for a connected accessory

  • Pair and connect the accessory with your device.
  • Tap Devices, then tap the name of the connected accessory.
  • Adjust the desired settings.

Note: Refer here for more information on Sony Xperia Z3.

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