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DuraForce PRO with Sapphire Shield
Microsoft Lumia 735
LG K8 V
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Verizon Verizon SmartHub with Voice
Galaxy Tab E (8.0)
moto z2 force edition
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Casio G'zOne Commando®
DuraXV
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Ellipsis™ Jetpack® MHS815L
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Moto G™ by Motorola
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Brigadier™ by Kyocera
Microsoft Surface 3
LG G Vista
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moto e4 Prepaid
Kyocera DuraXV+
Casio G'zOne Ravine® 2
LG Exalt® LTE
Samsung Gear S3 frontier
Galaxy J3 Mission Prepaid
DROID 3 by MOTOROLA
Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi® 4620LE
Apple® iPad® (9.7-inch)
LG Exalt™
HTC One® (M8)
iPad® Air 2
LTE Internet (Installed)
Verizon Wireless Home Phone T2000
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Verizon Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MHS291L
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Verizon Wireless AirCard® 595
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DROID by MOTOROLA
Samsung Jetpack® 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot SCH-LC11
Verizon Ellipsis™ 8 HD
Sony Xperia® Z3v
Galaxy Note® Edge
DROID ULTRA by MOTOROLA
Moto E™ Prepaid
Motorola moto e4 plus™ Prepaid
Verizon MiFi™ 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot - OTA
iPad® Pro
HTC Desire® 526
Apple® iPad® mini with Retina display
Samsung Galaxy S® 4 mini
DROID TURBO 2 - Designed by You
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Samsung Galaxy Note® II
ZenPad™ Z8
BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone
Gear S2
BlackBerry® Q10 smartphone
Nokia Lumia 928
Apple® iPad Pro® (9.7-inch)
Nexus 6
HTC Desire® 626
iPad® mini 4
LG Revere®
LG Octane™
Verizon Wear24™
Verizon Wireless USB760 Modem
ASUS ZenPad™ Z8s
DROID INCREDIBLE 4G LTE by HTC
Apple® iPad Pro® (12.9-inch)
G Pad™ 10.1 LTE
Humx
Moto X™ (2nd Gen.)
LG Vortex™
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 2 (7.0)
G Pad™ 7.0 LTE
LG Cosmos™ 2
Verizon MiFi™2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot
DROID RAZR by MOTOROLA
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LG G Pad™ X8.3
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Nokia Lumia 822
Gear S®
Motorola RAZR V3m
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DROID RAZR MAXX HD by MOTOROLA
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Arlo Go
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Cadence by Kyocera
Verizon GizmoTab™
Samsung Galaxy Tab®
Apple® iPad® mini
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Nokia Lumia Icon
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Sonim XP5
LG Optimus Zone™ 2 Prepaid
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Samsung Galaxy S® III mini
Dell™ Vostro™ V13 Laptop
DROID X by MOTOROLA
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Ellipsis® Kids
Spartan GoCam™
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Lancet™ for Android™
Motorola Barrage™
Motorola MOTO™ W755
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BlackBerry® Tour™ 9630 smartphone
Apple® iPad®
LG VX8300
Motorola XOOM™ 4G LTE
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LG enV®2
iPad® mini 3
DROID DNA by HTC
Samsung Galaxy Camera®
Verizon Wireless USB720 Modem
Samsung Alias™ 2
Transpyre™ Prepaid
Delphi Connect with 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot
Verizon Fivespot™ Global Ready™ 3G Mobile Hotspot
DROID X2 by MOTOROLA
DROID 4 by MOTOROLA
BlackBerry® Bold™ 9930 smartphone without camera
Samsung Knack™
Pantech Hotshot™
Pantech Perception™
Samsung Galaxy Stellar™
Samsung Smooth™
LG VX5500
DROID RAZR MAXX by MOTOROLA
Apple® iPad® with Retina display
Verizon Wireless UMW190 Global USB Modem
Samsung Galaxy Tab® S
Pantech Breakout™
DROID RAZR HD by MOTOROLA
LG Cosmos™
Lancet™
LG Extravert™
Verizon Wireless AirCard® 595U USB Modem
Sony Xperia® Z2
Nokia Lumia 2520
LG enV® TOUCH
Samsung Intensity™
Verizon Wireless UM175 USB Modem
BlackBerry® Storm2™ 9550 smartphone
HP Elite x2 1012
DROID INCREDIBLE 2 by HTC
Samsung Gear S3 classic
Samsung Galaxy™ Stratosphere™ II
Casio G'zOne Boulder®
Watch Urbane™ 2nd Edition LTE
Enact™ by LG
LG Cosmos™ Touch
Samsung SCH-u340
Pantech Marauder™
Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1
HTC One® max
Lucid™3 by LG
Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1 2014 Edition
DROID CHARGE by SAMSUNG
Hydro ELITE by KYOCERA
Samsung Alias™
Galaxy Nexus by Samsung
THUNDERBOLT™ by HTC
Google Nexus 7
HTC One® remix
LG VX5400
DROID BIONIC by MOTOROLA
Samsung Galaxy™ Stratosphere™
Pantech Jest™ 2
Spectrum™ 2 by LG
Samsung Galaxy Note® Pro
Samsung Galaxy View
Intuition™ by LG
Casio G'zOne Rock™
Apple® iPad® with Wi-Fi and MiFi® 2200 Hotspot
Windows Phone 8X by HTC
Motorola W385
LG VX8360
ZTE Cymbal® LTE
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Verizon Wireless USB727 Modem
Samsung Fascinate™
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Lucid™ by LG
Samsung Juke
DROID INCREDIBLE by HTC
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Motorola MOTO™ VU204
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BlackBerry® Curve™ 9310 smartphone
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HP Spectre x2
Moto X™ - Designed by You
Moto X™ - Designed by You (2nd Generation)
Samsung ATIV SE™
Delphi Connect
Verizon Wireless CDM8975
DROID 2 by MOTOROLA
Pantech Crux™
Samsung SCH-a870
Samsung SCH-u430
Motorola W315
Samsung FlipShot®
BlackBerry Classic Non-Camera
Spectrum™ by LG
LG Dare™
Motorola MOTOKRZR K1m
DROID XYBOARD 10.1 by MOTOROLA
Verizon Wireless Escapade®
LG VX6100
LG Ally™
DROID PRO by MOTOROLA
Verizon Wireless G'zOne Type-S Push to Talk without Camera
Motorola V325
DROID XYBOARD 8.2 by MOTOROLA
Samsung SCH-a670
Samsung SCH-u540
Verizon Wireless Coupe™
LG Clout™
LG VX3200
LG Enlighten®
Verizon Wireless V740 ExpressCard
HP® Mini 1151NR Netbook
LG VX5200
Samsung Omnia® II
Verizon Wireless Salute™
Revolution™ by LG
LG enV®
Motorola E815
LG Chocolate® 3
Sierra Wireless AirCard® 580
LG VX8700
LG Optimus Exceed™
Motorola V60s
Casio EXILIM
Motorola XOOM™
Nokia 6205
Luge™ by Motorola Prepaid
LG Versa™
HTC Trophy™
Nokia 2705 Shade™ Non-Camera
Motorola RAZR V3m in Gray
HTC Rezound™
G'zOne Boulder™ Black and Silver
Casio G'zOne Ravine® 2 Non-Camera
DROID ERIS by HTC
Samsung Rogue™
Verizon Wireless USB1000 Global USB Modem
Motorola RAZR V3c
LG VX3300
Samsung SCH-a650
LG VX4500
BlackBerry® Curve™ 9370 smartphone
Samsung Zeal™
Gateway® LT2016u Netbook
DROID R2D2 by MOTOROLA
Samsung SCH-a630
Samsung SCH-a950
Samsung Sway™
Verizon Wireless PC770 2-in-1 Card and ExpressCard®
Motorola V710
Samsung Glyde™
Motorola V325i
Motorola Rival™
LG VX4650
Samsung Continuum™
Nokia 6015i Prepaid
Samsung Trance™
Samsung SCH-a850
Nokia 2705 Shade™
Motorola Entice™
LG VX6000
HP® Mini 110-3098NR Netbook
Compaq® Mini CQ10-688nr Netbook
Samsung Gleam®
Samsung SCH-u550
HP® Mini 311-1037NR Netbook
LG Glance™
Nokia 3589i
Samsung Omnia®
Verizon Wireless PN-300
Motorola Rapture™ VU30
Verizon Converged VOIP Device
Samsung SCH-a930
LG VENUS™
Nokia 6215i
HTC Ozone™ with TALKS™ for Verizon Wireless
Samsung Renown™
Verizon Wireless U630 PC Card
Nokia 6315i
Samsung SCH-n330
HP® Mini 210-1076NR Netbook
Motorola V325xi
Verizon Wireless Blitz® Prepaid
Nokia 6236i
HTC Touch Pro™
Motorola V276
Verizon Wireless V620
Nokia 2128i
Verizon XU870 Global ExpressCard®
Motorola MOTORAZR maxx Ve
LG VX8100
Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4
Toyota Connected Car
Motorola C333
Jest™
KYOCERA DuraXVLTE
Motorola V60p
Lexus Connected Car
ASUS ZenFone™ V
Kyocera KX414
Motorola C343
HP® Pavilion dm1-3010nr Notebook
HP® Pavilion dm1-2010nr Entertainment Notebook
Verizon Wireless Adamant™
ZTE Blade™ Vantage Prepaid
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 XL
LG V30®

Accessories

Accessories FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about accessories from Verizon Wireless.

Activation, Setup & User Guides

Total Equipment Coverage, Wireless Phone Protection and Extended Warranty Overview
[General Information]
Find information about the following equipment protection options: Total Equipment Coverage, Wireless Phone Protection and Extended Warranty.
How to Replace a Lost, Stolen or Broken Device
[General Information]
Learn how to file an insurance claim. See options for replacing your phone or tablet if it's lost, stolen, broken, defective or otherwise in need of replacement.
Activate, Switch or Bring Your Own Device FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn how to set up a new or old device on an existing line of your account online through My Verizon.
Device Return Instructions
[General Information]
Easy to follow, step-by-step instructions for returning a device to Verizon Wireless.
Equipment Protection / Insurance FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about insurance options and how to file a claim. Equipment protection provides replacement, repair & technical assistance service for your mobile device.
Activate a Phone You Already Own - BYOD
[General Information]
Learn how to bring your own phone to your account online through My Verizon.
Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone
[General Information]
Get the most out of your new smartphone with this list of practical tips to help you get started.
How to Use Guide: Verizon Cloud
[How to Use Guide]
Get step-by-step instructions for how to sign up for and manage Verizon Cloud online. Learn how to upload contacts, pictures, videos, music, documents and more.
Activating Your 4G LTE Phone - Existing Customers
[How to Use Guide]
Setup guide for the 4G LTE Phone
How to Activate Your Device
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to activate a device on your existing My Verizon account.
Length: 3:07
What is Verizon Cloud?
[Video]
Watch this video to learn about the features of Verizon Cloud - like content transfer, media storage, photo printing and more.
Length: 2:12
How to Switch Phone Numbers Between Devices on Your Account
[General Information]
See how to swap phones on your account through My Verizon.
Activating Your 4G LTE Smartphone
[How to Use Guide]
Follow these instructions to activate your new or Certified Pre-Owned 4G LTE smartphone.
How to Swap Phones on Your Account
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to switch your device with another person on your account.
Length: 1:54
Getting Started with Your New Smartphone
[Video]
Are you upgrading to a new smartphone? This video shows the steps to transition from your old phone to your new one.
Length: 2:00
Insert SIM Card - Sony Xperia® Z3v
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Inserting/Removing a SIM is helpful when receiving activation errors (SIM not detected/Not valid/failure/not recognized/misaligned), having trouble with the browser or have a blank/frozen screen on a 4G device. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant....

Back Up & Transfer Content

Transfer Contacts & Other Content Between Devices
[General Information]
Find the best way to transfer your pictures, videos, contacts and other content from one device to another. See step-by-step instructions for devices by operating system.
Use the Content Transfer App to Move Content Between Devices
[Video]
With the Content Transfer app, it's easy to transfer your contacts and other content from your old phone to your new phone. Find out how.
Length: 2:58
Access Content Transfer App - Android® Smartphone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Download and install the Content Transfer App to your Android Smartphone to assist with transferring contacts and media between devices.
Media Share - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Basics

Determining Verizon Wireless Service Availability - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Our Verizon coverage map may show why you're having trouble with device setup/activation, media transfers, apps, data connections, email, messaging, and placing/receiving calls. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues...
What Is 4G LTE?
[Video]
We take to the streets of NYC and ask some hard-hitting questions: What does 4G LTE stand for? 3G vs. 4G?do you know the difference? What does the G in 4G stand for? Still confused after watching the video? You might need a quick Wireless Workshop. About the Get Smartphone Smart Series Most of us are...
Length: 2:26
How to Use Your Sony Xperia® Z3v
[Video]
Explore the basics of using and personalizing your Sony Xperia Z3v from Verizon.
Length: 3:28

Battery & Power

Battery Issues - Battery Usage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Power & Charging Issues - Removable Battery Devices
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If your phone's removable battery isn't charging or holding a charge, this provides some helpful tips. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Battery Troubleshooting Basics
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Wireless Charging FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about wireless charging with your mobile device.
Soft Reset - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Extend Battery Life - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Battery Overview - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Battery Status - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
How do I restart my device when it will not come back on?
[Community]
I purchased my Sony Z3 a week ago and it has been working great until lunchtime today. I was wondering why I hadn't received any responses from my earlier texts and went to look at my phone and it was off. I pushed and held the power button forever, nothing. I placed on the charger to see if it would...

Bluetooth

Bluetooth FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn more about Bluetooth wireless networking, and how to use it on your Verizon Wireless devices.
Bluetooth Car Kit Compatibility
[How to Use Guide]
Bluetooth® Car Kit Compatibility
Connect your Vehicle to Bluetooth®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Bluetooth® Pairing Guide
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Bluetooth Discovery Mode - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Send Contact via Bluetooth - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
How to Set Up Bluetooth® on Your Sony Xperia® Z3v
[Video]
Connect to a Bluetooth device with your Sony Xperia Z3v from Verizon.
Length: 1:38

Calendar

Calling & Dialing

Remove a Block - Call & Message Blocking - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To add a free temporary block to stop unwanted calls and messages, view this info. If you're having issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Verizon Messages - HD Video Calling
[Video]
Verizon Messages now offers HD voice and video calling on your tablet, right through the app. Watch this video to learn how to set up HD calling and make calls.
Length: 1:46
Ensure The 10-Digit Mobile Number Or Email Address is Being Entered Correctly
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This may help if you're having trouble sending a picture/text message. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Call Waiting - Smartphone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Auto Reject or Ignore Call - Android
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Remove a Speed Dial - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Place a Conference Call - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add a Speed Dial - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Call History - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Call a Number - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Can I record conversations on my device?
[Community]
how can I record conversations
DTMF - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Making and Receiving Calls on Your Sony Xperia® Z3v
[Video]
Learn how to make and receive calls, including a conference call,on your Sony Xperia Z3v smartphone from Verizon.
Length: 2:02
Redial - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Camera, Photos & Videos

Ensure Picture / Video Message does not Exceed File Size Limit
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're having issues sending/receiving pictures and videos, this may help. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Google™ Photos
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Camera Settings Support
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Media Share - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Record and Share a Video - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Share Video from Gallery - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Take and Share a Picture - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Pictures / Videos - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Computer/PC Connectivity

Create a Paired Connection - Windows® 7
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Contacts

Managing Contacts Using My Verizon
[Video]
Watch this video to learn how to manage your contacts by using your My Verizon account.
Length: 2:21
Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Your Android Device
[Video]
Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts on your Android device.
Length: 3:21
Managing Duplicate Contacts Using Google
[Video]
Want to clean up space on your phone? Watch this video to learn how to merge duplicate contacts by using your Google account.
Length: 2:45
Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard file - Gmail™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps import contacts/numbers to Gmail from a saved file (.csv). If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Check for Duplicate Contacts Stored in Multiple Accounts - Android® Smartphone
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you are using multiple backup options on your device and have duplicate contacts, view this info. For any other issues you are having with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Choose Contacts to Display on Device
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If your phone is displaying duplicate contacts, view this info. For other issues you are having with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Add a Contact - Push To Talk Plus
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Import Contacts - Android® - Gmail
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Link / Unlink Contacts - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add a Contact - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Caller ID Image - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Contact Display Options - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Delete a Contact - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Edit a Contact - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Contact Sync Source - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To view where a phonebook contact was imported from, see this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.

Data

Bonus Data FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn the about the options to add bonus data to your devices on the new Verizon Plan.
Data Usage FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about how your devices use data, how to determine the right amount of data for the devices on your account, and tools to monitor your data usage
PopData FAQs - Purchase 30- or 60-minute 4G LTE Data Sessions
[FAQs]
PopData is an all-you-can-stream data connection that's faster and more secure than most public Wi-Fi hotspots. Available in 30 and 60-minute sessions.
Data Utilization FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about a free online tool that helps you understand how the devices on your account are using data. Access it through My Verizon and My Verizon Mobile.
Data Gifting FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the data gifting program where you can give extra data to others as a gift, and receive it too.
Turn Off / On Facebook Video Auto Play
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Conserve Data Usage - Google+
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Manage Data Usage - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Data Roaming - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps when you can't connect to the Internet/have no network connection or cannot send/receive email/text/pics/videos. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Turn Data On / Off - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Date & Time

Auto Date and Time - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you want your smartphone to automatically populate the date and time based on your location, view this info.
Date and Time Settings - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device ID & Info

Troubleshooting FAQs
[FAQs]
Frequently Asked Questions about device Troubleshooting from Verizon Wireless. Get quick answers to common device issues.
Damaged Device Fee FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the Damaged Device Fee that's assessed if you turn in your device for a Certified Like-New Replacement device and your returned device is found damaged.
View Device Info - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Locating the 4G SIM PIN / PUK
[How to Use Guide]
Learn how to find the SIM PIN and PUK numbers for your 4G LTE SIM card.
Locating ESN or MEID Numbers on Handsets
[General Information]
How to locate the ESN or MEID number on handsets.
Check for Water Damage - Sony
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check for Physical Damage
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Phone Info - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View MAC Address - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Phone Number - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Signal Strength - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Device Settings

Set Up Printing - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Configure Company Name ID
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Screen Mirroring - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Network Mode Settings - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Adjust Font Settings - Sony Xperia® Z3v
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Touch Screen Settings - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
DLNA Settings - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Manage Interruptions - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Vibrate Mode - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Adjust Display Settings - Sony Xperia Z3v
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Airplane Mode - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
DTMF - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Reset All Settings - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Restriction Settings - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
USB Debugging Mode - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If your computer/PC doesn't recognize your wireless device / USB when it's inserted/connected, this may help. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.

Email/Gmail

Unlock a Gmail™ Account
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you can't remember your Gmail user name/password or your account has been locked, this info will help you. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Create Gmail Account
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Update the Gmail Password - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Recover Gmail™ Sign-in Information
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps if you're receiving invalid Gmail user name/password errors or your account has been locked. If you're having other issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Launch Good Mobile Messaging - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Standard Email Messaging Ports
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard file - Gmail™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This helps import contacts/numbers to Gmail from a saved file (.csv). If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This often helps if you get emails on your computer/PC but not on your phone. If you're having other issues with your phone/device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Delete Gmail™ Messages - Android® 
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Gmail™ Messages - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Account Sync Settings - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Windows®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This often helps if you get emails on your computer/PC but not on your phone. If you're having other issues with your phone/device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Gmail™ Notifications - Android® 
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Reply to a Gmail™ Message - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Gmail™ Auto Signature - Android® 
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Remove Corporate Email Account (Exchange ActiveSync) - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Removing then re-adding a corporate email account (Exchange ActiveSync) often fixes login / not receiving email issues. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Remove Gmail™ Account - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Removing then re-adding a Gmail account often fixes login / not receiving email issues. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Configure the Email Client to Leave Messages on Server after Retrieval - Macintosh®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
This often helps if you get emails on your computer/PC but not on your phone. If you're having other issues with your phone/device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Delete Email Messages - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Email Setup on Your Sony Xperia® Z3v
[Video]
Set up personal and corporate email on your Sony Xperia Z3v from Verizon.
Length: 2:33
Gmail™ Sync - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Reply to an Email Message - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Troubleshooting Personal and Corporate Email
[Video]
Learn to fix your personal and corporate email with just a few simple steps.
Length: 3:21
View Email Messages - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Find My Phone

How to Find Your Phone
[How to Use Guide]
Learn how to locate a lost or stolen Android, Apple, Windows, Blackberry or Basic device.
Turn Find My Device On / Off - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Remotely Lock Device - Find My Device - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you would like to remotely locate, ring, lock or erase your device from a computer, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Remotely Erase Device - Find My Device - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you would like to remotely locate, ring, lock or erase your device from a computer, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Remotely Ring Device - Find My Device - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you would like to remotely locate, ring, lock or erase your device from a computer, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Remotely Locate Device - Find My Device - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you would like to locate your device remotely, view this info.

Gestures & Motions

Gestures - Google Maps™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Google Backup & restore

GPS & Location Based Services

E911 Compliance FAQs
[FAQs]
Review information about calling 911 from your mobile phone.
Find Driving Directions - Google™ Maps
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Wireless Location Based Services FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about location based services.
Find Current Location - Google Maps™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Download an Offline Map (Google Maps™)
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Improving GPS Performance
[Device-Specific Instructions]
GPS Location Settings - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add Layers - Google Maps™
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Home Screen

Add Widgets to Home Screen - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Capture a Screenshot - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Touch Screen Settings - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add Home Screen Panels - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add Folders to Home Screen - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Rename Home Screen Folder - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Home Screen Panels - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Signal Strength - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about Mobile Hotspot which lets you share your device's Internet connection with other devices using Wi-Fi. Also, find out how to use it and how you're charged for it.
Mobile Hotspot Settings - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Tethered Modem Connection - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Internet & Web Browser

View Browser History - Android
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Determining Internet Connection Speeds
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Reboot the Router
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Capture a Screenshot - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Remove Wi-Fi Connection - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn Data On / Off - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Web Browser - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Keyboard

Turn Voice Input On / Off - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
You can use voice input on your Android device to type hands-free instead of using your keyboard. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.

Language

Asian Language FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn the basics about using Asian languages on smartphones or tablets, including how to find a device that offers the language you want.
Language Selection - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Lock, Unlock, Password & Security

Remotely Lock Device - Find My Device - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you would like to remotely locate, ring, lock or erase your device from a computer, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Unlock the Device - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Set Up Screen Lock - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Unblock SIM PIN - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Change Device Password - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn Off Screen Lock - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Modify SIM PIN - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Memory/Storage

View Storage Meter / Upgrade Memory - Verizon Cloud - Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To see how much Cloud storage you have left or to add more storage for pictures, music, videos and documents, view this info. If you're having issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Format SD Card via PC
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Insert SD Card - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Check Memory - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Format SD Card - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Remove SD Card - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Navigating & Multitasking

View Home Screen Panels - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Near Field Communication (NFC)

Tap & Pay - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Turn NFC On / Off - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Operating System & Software

Android Operating System (OS) FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about the Android operating system, including what it is, how to find your version, how to get an update and more.
Factory Data Reset (Powered Off) - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
A hard reset may help with: screen not working (blank or frozen screen), application issues (app crashing, app freezing, app running slow), keypad/touch screen not working, audio problems (can't hear, making noises), not being able to place or receive calls, device not syncing. Before performing a hard...
Sony Xperia Z3v Software Update
[Updates]
Discover the benefits of the most recent software update and view instructions to see how to download the software to your device.
Remove Ransomware From the Device - Android
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Factory Data Reset (Powered On) - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
A hard reset may help with: screen not working (blank or frozen screen), application issues (app crashing, app freezing, app running slow), keypad/touch screen not working, audio problems (can't hear, making noises), not being able to place or receive calls, device not syncing. Before performing a hard...
Can I do a hard reset of 4G LTE?
[Community]
Hi,With the recent texting issues after the Lollipop upgrade, I am thinking that a hard restart of the device is in order.  My question is, will this be successful now that the device has Advanced Calling over the 4G LTE signal, or am I still going to face massive headache/failure since there is...
View Software Version - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Will the Xperia Z3V get Marshmallow?
[Community]
As we all know , google made new android system update back in 2015. Then it was Sony, who built update of android 6 for all their marginally new/flagship devices . And so android 6 already available for every Sony device but z3v. When is release for Z3V?And is there any sense of buying Verizon devices...

SIM Card

4G LTE SIM Card FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about 4G LTE SIM cards, which are necessary for using our 4G LTE network with your mobile device.
4G SIM Information
[General Information]
Learn about 4G SIM cards, what they're used for, and how to activate and install one on your device
Locate the 4G SIM PIN / PUK - My Verizon Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you're unable to send/receive calls or connect to the Internet, this could help. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
4G SIM Card Tips and Tricks
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View SIM Card Number - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Insert SIM Card - Sony Xperia® Z3v
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Inserting/Removing a SIM is helpful when receiving activation errors (SIM not detected/Not valid/failure/not recognized/misaligned), having trouble with the browser or have a blank/frozen screen on a 4G device. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant....
Remove SIM Card - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Inserting/Removing a SIM is helpful when receiving activation errors (SIM not detected/Not valid/failure/not recognized/misaligned), having trouble with the browser or have a blank/frozen screen on a 4G device. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant....
Turn SIM PIN On / Off - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Unblock SIM PIN - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Can I activate my device by transfering my old SIM card?
[Community]
I Have an iPhone 5c under a family plan. I Just got a Z3v from my friend (Factory unlocked).The product description says this:"Sony Xperia Z3v, black 32gb. Verizon Wireless model, FACTORY UNLOCKED. This model will work on Verizon and all GSM networks worldwide. Clean IMEI, off contract, and activation...
Modify SIM PIN - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Sounds, Volume & Audio

Resolve Volume Issues
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Vibrate Mode - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Volume Controls - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
When you aren't getting notifications or your device doesn't vibrate/ring when receiving calls/texts/emails, you might need to adjust volume controls. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you...
Speakerphone - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Text & Multimedia Messaging

Create and Send a Text Message - Verizon Wireless Website
[Device-Specific Instructions]
If you'd like to send a text message from your computer/PC to another Verizon Wireless number, this info helps. If you're having issues with your device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant. These walk you through solutions for issues you may have with your device.
Text Messaging FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn to send and receive text messages, how to store your texts and block unwanted texts, and how you are charged for texts by plan.
Verizon Messages - Basic Use
[Video]
Verizon Messages is a text messaging app from Verizon Wireless. Use Verizon Messages on available smartphones to send and receive messages easily.
Length: 1:24
Text to Landline FAQs
[FAQs]
Learn about sending a text message to a non-mobile phone, including how much it costs and how the recipient will get the message.
Send Picture/Video Message using Email
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Verizon Messages - On the Move
[Video]
With Verizon Messages, schedule a message to be sent at a later time or date and use driving mode to stay safe while you're on the road.
Length: 2:04
Verizon Messages - Getting Creative
[Video]
Add a personal touch to your messages with some of the easy tools in Verizon Messages. Customize pictures, and even send an eGift from one of over 30 merchants.
Length: 1:31
Cut, Copy and Paste Text - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Auto Receive Messages - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Delete Messages - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Can I block spam text messages?
[Community]
I am getting spammed every once in a while using the OEM Verizon Messages app. (Sony xperia Z3V)  Is there any way to block messages, or senders?
Text Message Signature - Android™
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Text Message Signature - Sony Xperia® Z3v
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View Text Messages - Sony Xperia® Z3v
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Why do Messages+ text notifications disappear after a few seconds?
[Community]
I have an xperia z3v and recently updated to android 5.5.1. Now when I get a new text I get a notification but it disappears after a few seconds without giving me a chance to view it. I've checked all the settings and disabled all other messaging apps on my phone yet am unable to solve this problem.

Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts

Top 10 Things to Do with Your New Smartphone
[General Information]
Get the most out of your new smartphone with this list of practical tips to help you get started.
Access Menus with Long Press - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Capture a Screenshot - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Visual & Hearing Accessibility

Turn TalkBack On / Off - Android®
[Device-Specific Instructions]
TTY Settings - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Wallpapers/Theme

Set Wallpaper - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

Wi-Fi & Network

Wi-Fi FAQs
[FAQs]
Information about using Wi-Fi networks with a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet.
Verizon LTE Advanced FAQs
[FAQs]
Verizon LTE Advanced is the next gen network, powering the nation's largest and fastest 4G LTE network, now available in more than 450 cities from coast to coast.
Auto Switch Between Wi-Fi & Mobile Data Networks - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
To automatically switch from a weak or unstable Wi-Fi network to the Verizon Wireless cellular network to preserve a consistent data connection, view this info. If you're having other issues with your phone or device, visit our Troubleshooting Assistant.
Network Mode Settings - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Access Wi-Fi Direct - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Add a Wi-Fi Network - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
How to Set Up Wi-Fi on Your Sony Xperia® Z3v
[Video]
Learn the basics about using Wi-Fi on your Sony Xperia Z3v from Verizon.
Length: 1:23
Remove Wi-Fi Connection - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
Troubleshooting a Wi-Fi Connection
[Video]
Having issues with your Wi-Fi connection? Have no fear! Follow these simple steps to get your Wi-Fi connection up and running.
Length: 2:55
Turn Wi-Fi On / Off - Sony Xperia® Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]
View MAC Address - Sony Xperia Z3V
[Device-Specific Instructions]

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