How to Charge the Sony Tablet S

Two Methods:Using the Charging CradleUsing a Computer USB Connection

Charging your Sony Tablet S is a routine maintenance procedure, and can be done by connecting your tablet to either a charging cradle or computer USB connection that is compatible with your tablet.

Method 1
Using the Charging Cradle

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    Plug the power cord that came with your Sony Tablet S into the AC adapter.
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    Plug the power cord / AC adapter combo into a nearby electrical wall outlet.
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    Turn over your Sony tablet and plug the AC adapter into the tablet’s charge connector. The Power Indicator LED will light up to notify you that the tablet is now charging. The time it takes for your Sony Tablet S to fully charge will vary depending on user behavior.[1]

Method 2
Using a Computer USB Connection

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    Verify that the computer you’ll be using to charge your Sony Tablet S is capable of charging your tablet. Computers with charging capabilities will have a lightning bolt displayed next to a compatible USB port.
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    Plug the AC adapter for your tablet into the compatible USB port of your computer.
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    Turn over your Sony tablet and plug the other end of the AC adapter into the tablet’s charge connector. The Power Indicator LED will light up on the tablet to notify you that it is now charging. The time it takes for your Sony Tablet S to fully charge will vary depending on user behavior.
    • If your computer lacks the proper amount of voltage to charge your tablet, a notification will display on your tablet that reads, “This AC Adapter does not support charging.” You will then be required to charge your tablet using a different power source.[2]

Warnings

  • The battery of your Sony Tablet S will drain even when the tablet is not in use. Recharge the battery before every use to ensure that your device is fully charged.

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