Article ID : 00020028 / Last Modified : 01/28/2016

How to setup and use the News Suite (Formerly Socialife) app.

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The News Suite (Formerly Socialife) app is a media aggregator that allows you to easily view and access your social media services and news feeds in one central location, find and add new content and news feeds, share content between social media services, and save and sort all your favorite social media posts and feeds to read when you have time. Follow these steps to set up and begin using the News Suite (Formerly Socialife) app.

IMPORTANT: Before attempting to complete this procedure, make sure that you are connected to a Wi-Fi® network .

  1. On the desktop, tap the Home icon.

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  2. In the upper-right corner of the desktop home screen, tap the Apps & Widgets icon.

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  3. In the Apps & Widgets screen, tap the News Suite (Formerly Socialife) icon.
  4. In the Welcome to Socialife screen, tap to sign in using either a Facebook or Sony Entertainment Network account.

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    NOTES:

    • For this example we will use Sony Entertainment Network, but the steps are very similar when using the Facebook option.
    • If you do not have a Facebook or Sony Entertainment Network account, you will be able to set one up using either option.
  5. In the Socialife Terms of Use screen, review the Socialife Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, and then tap the I accept button.

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  6. In the Sony Entertainment Network screen, use the on-screen keyboard to enter your SEN user name and password, and then tap the Sign in button.

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    NOTE: If you do not have a Sony Entertainment Network, tap the Create a New Account button and follow the on-screen instruction to complete the new account setup.

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  7. In the What do you want to display in Socialife screen, tap the + (Plus) button next to any of the Networking service or News feed you wish to add.

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    NOTES:

    • The Networking service or News feed you wish to add may prompt you for the User name and Password appropriate for that service.
    • The procedure for adding a Networking service or News feed will vary slightly, but are all very similar.
    • If you do not wish to add any Networking service or News feed at this time, proceed directly with step 9.
  8. Follow the on-screen instruction co complete the process to log into and add the chosen Networking service or News feed.
  9. Repeat 7 + 8 for any other Networking service or News feed you wish to add.
  10. Once all desired Networking services or News feeds have been added, tap the Start with these settings button.
  11. In the Welcome to Socialife screen, tap the Close button.

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You will now be at the main News Suite (Formerly Socialife) screen, where you see all the streamed content from the Networking services or News feeds you selected.