Article ID : 00078976 / Last Modified : 07/30/2015

Cannot charge the smartphone using the Mini Hi-Fi component system.

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Check the following if the smartphone cannot be charged using the Mini Hi-Fi component system:

  • Make sure the smartphone is securely connected to the Mini Hi-Fi component system.
  • Make sure that the Mini Hi-Fi component system is turned on.

    NOTE: When the Mini Hi-Fi system enters standby mode, the smartphone may stop charging. Disable the Automatic Standby function to prevent the Mini Hi-Fi component system from going into standby mode automatically.

    1. Press OPTIONS
    2. Select AUTO STBY
    3. Select OFF
  • Set the Mini Hi-Fi system to USB function.
  • Make sure the smartphone is  compatible with the Mini Hi-Fi component system.

The steps above should resolve this issue. If the issue is not resolved after completing these steps, service may be required.

For all Sony products (EXCEPT VAIO computers): To send your product to a Sony facility to be repaired or to check the status of the a repair, visit our eService web site.


For VAIO Computer products: Please call 1-888-4SONYPC (476-6972) for service information for your product. To check the status of your VAIO product repair, have your phone number or Best Buy service number available and call 1-800-433-5778.