No Service or Emergency Calls Only on Sony XPeria Z

If your Sony Xperia Z is getting no service or emergency calls only error message, make sure that you are within your network coverage. Then turn the phone off and on again. If the problem persists, do the steps provided in this guide. Read on.

Fix No Service or Emergency Calls Only Issue on Sony XPeria Z

No service on Sony XPeria Z smartphone, XPeria Z2, XPeria Z3, XPeria Z4, XPeria Z5. No network signal, can’t place calls or text on Sony XPeria Z.


If you are getting no service on your Sony XPeria Z smartphone, no network signal bars or emergency calls only, follow these steps:

    • Go into Settings > More > Mobile Networks > Preferred network type.
    • Select “WCDMA/GSM” as your preferred network mode.
    • Turn your Sony XPeria Z off completely, wait 10 seconds and then turn it back on again.
  • Go back into Preferred Network type as shown above and switch it back to LTE/WCDMA/GSM.
  • Then select Network Operators > Search Networks.
  • Select your Carrier and you should connect successfully.

If the problem still persists up to this point, consider contacting your carrier network provider for further assistance and recommendations. They can also advise if there is an ongoing service outage in your area that might affect the network functions of your device.

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