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Sony Xperia Z1

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Transferring files using Android Beam

Want to transfer information to other phones using Android Beam? It's easy, but remember you need to turn on Android Beam before you can use this function.

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1. Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Transfer contact, go to 1a.
Transfer picture or video clip, go to 1b.
Transfer audio file, go to 1c.
Sony Xperia Z1

2. 1a - Transfer contact

Tap the menu icon.
Tap Contacts.
Tap the required contact.

3. 1b - Transfer picture or video clip

Tap the menu icon.
Tap Album.
Tap Pictures.
Tap the required picture or the required video clip.

4. 1c - Transfer audio file

Tap the menu icon.
Go to the required audio file.
Tap the required audio file.
Tap the album cover.

5. Transfer files using Android Beam

Hold your mobile phone and the receiving device back to back.
When Touch to beam is displayed, tap anywhere on the display to start the transfer.
Follow the instructions on the display to finish the transfer.

6. Return to the home screen

Tap the home icon to return to the home screen.
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