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What is 360 Reality Audio and how do I play it on my audio device?

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    Q. What is 360 Reality Audio?
    A. 360 Reality Audio creates an immersive music experience that lulls you into believing you have stepped into a live concert by an artist. This lets you enjoy a full 360-degree audio experience.

    Q. What else do I need to enjoy 360 Reality Audio using 360 Reality Audio capable device?
    A. To enjoy 360 Reality Audio, you need the following:

    • A Smartphone
    • A 360 Reality Audio compatible music streaming app

    NOTE: Please be aware that some of the music content offered in the 360 Reality Audio music streaming app is not 360 Reality Audio compatible.

    Q. What music streaming services are compatible with 360 Reality Audio?
    A. Follow these steps to display the streaming services that provide 360 Reality Audio content in your region:

    1. Open the Sony | Music Center app, and then select 360 Reality Audio capable device.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Select About 360 Reality Audio.
    4. Select Next.

    The apps that provide 360 Reality Audio content will be displayed.

    Q. How to play 360 Reality Audio music using 360 Reality Audio capable device
    A. Follow these steps to play music that supports 360 Reality Audio:

    1. On your smartphone, install a streaming service app that provides 360 Reality Audio content.
    2. Connect the device to the same Wi-Fi network as the smartphone.
    3. Select 360 Reality Audio compatible music, and then cast (play) it to the device.

    NOTE: You cannot play 360 Reality Audio music via Bluetooth connection.

    For further information, refer to the following website: 360 Reality Audio