SUPPORT New to T-Mobile? Switching is easy Set up your device Using the app Sprint Migration Center All get started topics Ways to pay your bill All about your bill Line permissions Your T-Mobile ID Your PIN/Passcode All account resources topics T-Mobile Network In-flight texting and Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Calling International roaming Mobile Without Borders All network & roaming topics Find the right plan Neftlix on Us HotSpot plans Voicemail Use Mobile HotSpot All plans support topics Tutorials Troubleshooting Unlock your device Change your SIM T-Mobile eSIM All device assistance topics Account Hub I-Billing Home Office Internet Collaborate Line permissions All business support topics

Learn how to get started using your Sony Xperia Z1s.


On this page:


In the box

The Sony Xperia Z1s comes with everything you need to get started with enjoying your new device. Check out what's included.


  • Device
  • USB cable
  • Charger


Buttons and icons

There's a lot you can do with with your new device, so here's a quick glance of some basic items to get you started.





  1. Front camera lens
  2. Ear receiver
  3. Headset jack
  4. Proximity sensor/Light sensor
  5. Charging light/Notification light
  6. Micro SIM card slot cover
  7. Power key
  8. Volume/Zoom key
  9. Camera key
  10. Strap hole
  11. Main speaker and microphone
  12. Main camera lens
  13. Camera light
  14. Second microphone
  15. NFC™ detection area
  16. Charger/USB cable port cover
  17. Memory card slot cover
  18. Charging dock connector





Device tutorials and user guide

No matter what you want to do with your new device, we have plenty of resources available to help you get on your way.



First time use

When you first turn on your new device, you might see a setup wizard to help get you started. Take a look at the steps below to walk through the setup process.


  1. Make sure the battery and SIM card are inserted:
  2. Select the language you want to use and tap Done.
  3. Tap Important information to review the warranty and safety handling information. Tap Done to return to the setup wizard.
  4. Select the Yes, I have read and understood the Important information check box.
  5. Tap the Next arrow and perform one of the following actions:
    • Tap the Get started button to set up a Sony Entertainment Network account now.
    • Tap the Next arrow to skip this step.
  6. If necessary, tap the Sync automatically switch to turn on. When turned on, the switch is set to the right and fills with color.
  7. Perform one of the following actions:
    • Select the necessary account type to set up, and then follow the on-screen prompts.
    • Tap the Next arrow to skip this step.
  8. Tap Finish.
  9. Review the "System Manager Application" information.
  10. Tap Close.


Transferring data

  1. Sign into you Google account on the old phone select the options to back up.
  2. You can install Google Photos on both devices for easy photo transfer.
  3. Move the SIM card from your old phone to the new one if they are the same size. If they are not the same size, use the SIM card that came with the new phone. 
  4. Follow the setup wizard and sign into the same Google account you used for previous phone when prompted



Was this helpful?