Using Your Device in Wet and Dusty Conditions
Your device is waterproof and protected against dust, so don’t worry if you get caught in
the rain or want to wash off dirt under a faucet, but remember: all ports and attached
covers should be firmly closed. You should not: put the device completely underwater; or
expose it to seawater, salt water, chlorinated water, or liquids such as drinks. Abuse and
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improper use of device will invalidate the warranty. The device has Ingress Protection
rating IP65/68. For more info, see
Your warranty does not cover damage or defects caused by abuse or use of your device
against Sony Mobile’s instructions. For more information about the warranty, refer to the
Important Information, which can be accessed via
Settings > About phone > Legal information.
Your device has a capless USB port. The USB port must be completely dry before a
cable can be connected for charging or data transfer, for example. If your device gets
exposed to water, wipe it dry with a microfiber cloth and shake the device at least 15
times with the USB port facing downward. Repeat the procedure if moisture is still visible
in the USB port. Only insert the USB cable into the USB port after the port has
To dry the USB port
Using a microfiber cloth, wipe away any excess moisture from your device.
With the device held firmly and the USB port facing downward, shake the device
vigorously at least 15 times.
If moisture is still visible in the USB port, shake the device again several times.
Use a microfiber cloth to wipe away any remaining moisture from the USB port.