Article ID : SX676302 / Last Modified : 10/16/2018

The message "Read error" appears frequently (Android 9.0)

    Question

    • The message "Read error" appears frequently
    • Why does "Read error" show?

    Valid for

    • Android 9.0

    Solution

    The Read error message may appear if NFC is enabled and your Xperia device is in contact with another device or object that responds to NFC, such as a credit card, NFC tag or metro card. To prevent this message from appearing, turn off the NFC function when you don't need to use it.

    To turn off the NFC function

    1. Find and tap Settings > Device connection > Connection preferences.
    2. Tap the switch beside NFC.