Click each step to see the action. You can also click the picture or use the arrow keys.

  • When you use your Sony Xperia XA for the first time, it will take you through a setup wizard and help you set up some key features. For example, you can enable the Device Protection feature by adding a Google account and setting a screen lock.

    Device Protection helps to protect your phone from being used if it's lost or stolen. Even if your Sony Xperia XA is erased, your Google account password will be required before anyone can use it.

    Please note: The steps may differ depending on the options selected. Simply follow the prompts on the Sony Xperia XA to complete the setup wizard.
  • 1. Ensure that I am aware of the important information is checked and touch GET STARTED.
  • 2. Touch the Wi-Fi network to connect to.
  • 3. Enter the Wi-Fi network password.
  • 4. Touch CONNECT.
  • 5. Touch the desired option (e.g., No thanks).
  • 6. Touch NEXT.
  • 7. Sign in to your Google account or create a new one. To sign in, enter your Google account email address and touch NEXT.

    Note: A Google account is needed to take advantage of Android features such as Device Protection, Gmail, Google Hangouts and Google Play Store.
  • 8. Enter the Google account password.
  • 9. Touch NEXT.
  • 10. Touch ACCEPT.
  • 11. Review and select/deselect Google services. Touch v to scroll down.
  • 12. Touch v to scroll down.
  • 13. Touch NEXT.
  • 14. Touch the desired option (e.g., No, thanks).
  • 15. Touch CONTINUE.
  • 16. Touch Restore from this backup to select a previous device to restore from. Otherwise, touch NEXT to set up the Sony Xperia XA as a new device.
  • 17. Touch the desired device protection option (e.g., Set up PIN, pattern or password).
  • 18. Touch NEXT.
  • 19. Touch the desired screen lock option (e.g., PIN).
  • 20. Touch NEXT.
  • 21. Touch NEXT.
  • 22. Enter a PIN.
  • 23. Touch the Next icon.
  • 24. Re-enter your PIN number.
  • 25. Touch the Next icon.
  • 26. Touch the desired notification option and touch NEXT.
  • 27. Touch Sign in with Google.
  • 28. Touch NEXT.
  • 29. Touch FINISH to complete the setup process.