Article ID : 00149895 / Last Modified : 05/12/2016

When using an Xperia smartphone running Android 5.x or later via the USB-B port, the device is never recognised when the input is switched to USB-B.

Connection settings must be performed on the Xperia every time the input is switched to USB-B.

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Due to the restrictions on Android 5.x or later, connection settings must always be performed on the Xperia before selecting USB-B and playing back music.

Perform the following connection settings on the Xperia, while it is connected to the USB-B port.

  1. Select Settings.
  2. Select Xperia Connectivity.
  3. Select USB Connectivity.
  4. Select Detect USB device.