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[Q] xperia x8 android 2.1 save application to sd card

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12th October 2012, 12:12 PM   |  #1  
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hi, i just got a sony ericsson xperia x8 with os android 2.1 update 1, and i want to know what and how should i do for me to be able to install application on my SD Card memory instead of my Phone memory, i have search on the web for it and got some application but none of them workd. can someone please help me on this and tell me what i should do, i saw smething called rooting but could not figure out what it was as im new to android. thanks in advance for your help???
12th October 2012, 02:59 PM   |  #2  
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To get the ability to install apps to SD Card, you need to have Android 2.2 or higher.
It doesn't support Android 2.1.

There are many good ROMs available here in XDA. To install them you need to ROOT your X8 first.
Here is an YouTube video exposing how to root XPERIA X8 (as I figured you need a video tutorial) :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sb9e99VT3Os

After you root it, you are independent to flash any CUSTOM ROMS.
I suggest Cyanogen Mod :
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...php?p=17047484

With that you can install Apps to SD card by default or move them or force install to SD Card.

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15th October 2012, 11:03 AM   |  #3  
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thanks a lot dd ripper i will try it soon and will give you a feed back, one thing i want to know is that is it dangerous to root a phone i mean if it happens it does not work is there some way for me to put my phone back to its original settings??
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jensen_reaper

thanks a lot dd ripper i will try it soon and will give you a feed back, one thing i want to know is that is it dangerous to root a phone i mean if it happens it does not work is there some way for me to put my phone back to its original settings??

No, there isn't any risk in rooting a phone.
Only risk is Carelessness which can lead to a brick.
Make sure to know about your Android version, Kernel and Modem before rooting and match them with the file with which you are going to root ur device.
Until you are careful on doing the instructions step by step and carefully, nothing in this world can damage your device when rooting.

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16th October 2012, 09:29 AM   |  #5  
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dd ripper i tried to download the application flashtool from its official website but i could not can someone give me a link or the set up, or is there another application that i can use to root??? i have a windows 7 64bit!! many thanks!! awaiting for your response!!
16th October 2012, 09:40 AM   |  #6  
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dd ripper i tried to download the application flashtool from its official website but i could not can someone give me a link or the set up, or is there another application that i can use to root??? i have a windows 7 64bit!! many thanks!! awaiting for your response!!
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Well... You can search in the XPERIA X8 Forums here. You can find all the tools there

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