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2014-05-08 07:17 PM
I am unable to pair my Z2 phone to pc companion anymore. Steps that lead to this:
1. SETUP a working connection to PC (both USB and WIFI)
2. Reset phone to factory settings.
3. Retried to setup the connections
4. Connection via USB works (pc companion recognizes my phone)
5. CANNOT SETUP CONNECTION VIA WIFI
The PC does not appear anymore under XPERIA CONNECTIVTY > USB CONNECTIVITY (even though it is connected via USB)
When I try to setup the WIFI Connection it says that my pc is already paired... but it does NOT appear in the list. Only option I have is Pair with PC.
Please help me figure out how to UNPAIR the pc from my phone when I CANNOT SEE IT IN THE PAIRED list...
2014-05-08 08:01 PM
I have managed to fix this myself.
1. Reinstall PC COMPANION (removed all registry data) - > NO GOOD
2. Factory reset phone again -> NO GOOD
3. Reconnected through another common WIFI -> NO GOOD
Only solution was to RENAME MY PC, and as such, setup a totally different connection.
This workaround is not what I would have expected from this PC Companion program... you should really include a REMOVE OBSELETE connections option, or at least REMOVE EXISTING ones, which the PHONE cannot see without ROOT access.
2014-06-20 01:51 PM
Has this been fixed yet, really bad for a company like sony to get this basic thing wrong
2014-06-26 09:51 PM - edited 2014-06-26 11:25 PM
the same for me bought Z2, I'm experienced programmer can not connect this to PC no errors nothing... just a notification could not connect...
update: Finally I found a solution, the network sharing should be turn on, on my win 8 just simple right mouse click on wifi connected network name and choose turn sharing on or off. Hope it will help others save a time...
2014-07-24 08:04 PM
hi!! i had your problem then i fixed it!!! in your internal storage there is a file neamed your computer!! remove that and enjoy pairing!! for ex my pc name is armin-pc ! i deleted the file with this name from internal storage and fixed that!!
now i have another problem : i have installed windows 8.1 but when i want to pair the device with pc companion it hangs in the pairing content!!
2014-07-28 01:08 PM
hey my prob fixed it self....left the pc companion freezed n went online to read this forum...after reading that it can be solved,by deleting the pair log file from the internal storage,i went to my phone storage..couldnt see the file...refreshed the page for some times n the pairing request poped up on my phn...so i guess jst patience
2014-08-09 10:47 AM
finally solved problem. its very easy. i m showing you how to do it. (as Example my pc name is Lines-PC)
1. connect phone to pc via usb cable
2. Open your phone internal storage
3. Find your pc name file as my pc name is Lines-PC
4. Remove thet Lines-PC (Delete your pc named File) File
5. Go back and Configure again. It will work good as before.
Hope this helps... you can contact me if neede any help at my FB - Jimmy Lines
2014-10-18 04:01 PM
to share my useful experience : after 3 days of brainstorming and testing, i founded : my pc was link to my box (internet) by Ethernet (cable), i switched to the Wifi connection then OK... strange as all the others devise have access to my computer with the Ethernet set up...