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  1. paulle

    Post Sony Email App

    why not use k9 Why don't you use k9, a very good and reliable e-mail client. newest version you can find on f-droid. Playstore till now has an old version.
  2. paulle

    Post Google Assistant Button cannot be killed; how to get rid of bloatware

    Thank you for information. Here is a nice description how to use adb (linux and windows) https://www.maketecheasier.com/uninstall-system-apps-without-root-android/
  3. paulle

    Thread Google Assistant Button cannot be killed; how to get rid of bloatware

    You've probably seen this by now but try this...https://www.reddit.com/r/SonyXperia/comments/lyvh5m/dev_remap_the_assistant_button_and_more/
  4. paulle

    Post Google Assistant Button cannot be killed; how to get rid of bloatware

    Google Assistant Button cannot be killed. Anybody knows a way to deactivate the google assistant button or better remap with another function ? And how to get rid of the preinstalled bloatware like Facebook, Google Assistant, Call of Duty, LinkedIn, Google Photos ?
  5. paulle

    Post Email app

    Why not use k9 for email it's a very good mail client. Available in playstore and f-droid. In f-droid there are also prereleases too (the k9 people are doing a big overhaul of k9 just the moment.
  6. paulle

    Post android 10 announced

    Try a restart. The update came when restarting the phone. Don't know it was coincidence or not.
  7. paulle

    Post android 10 announced

    Today the android update came in here in Germany.
  8. paulle

    Post android 10 announced

    Till now no update here in Germany.
  9. paulle

    Thread android 10 announced

    https://blogs.sonymobile.com/2019/11/15/which-sony-products-will-receive-android-10-upgrades/
  10. paulle

    Thread android 10 announced for xz2

    https://blogs.sonymobile.com/2019/11/15/which-sony-products-will-receive-android-10-upgrades/
  11. paulle

    Post Screen Guard/Protectors (Film) not glass

    Does anyone know a good silicone protector/case for the xperia 5? https://www.mobilefun.de/roxfit-sony-xperia-5-protective-soft-shell-case-clear-76819
  12. paulle

    Post Screen Guard/Protectors (Film) not glass

    I'm using a brotect screen protector too (with another xperia model). I can highly recommend the brotect airglass, it's full adhesive and I'm very satisfied with it...
  13. paulle

    Post Screen Protectors

    I can recommend this one, https://www.schutzfolien24.de/artikel/brotect-airglass-panzerglasfolie-fuer-sony-xperia-1-2734684.html?froogle=1&adwords=1&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIjYaHu7vk5AIVExoYCh3FdgCFEAQYASABEgKRPPD_BwE full adhesive, no halos, very thin glass.
  14. paulle

    Post news ifa 2019 Xperia

    xperia 5 It's official https://www.sonymobile.com/de/products/phones/xperia-5/
  15. paulle

    Thread Will the xz2 get android 10 ?

    Will the xz2 get an update to android 10 ? Didn't find any infornation saying there will be an upate or not. Found only a maybe.
  16. paulle

    Post Deleted files reappearing

    Try it with another file manager like amaze or solid explorer.
  17. paulle

    Post Does xperia 1's GPS work this time?

    dual-frequency GNSS Thank you again for the second screenshot (and so fast). Sad to see that the xperia1 doesn't support dual-frequency GNSS. As far as I understand it should be possible to have dual-frequency GNSS with the hardware of the xperia1. It seems that Sony has to do something on...
  18. paulle

    Post Does xperia 1's GPS work this time?

    Thank you for your screenshot. And it's answering my question. It's clearly showing that the Galileo system is supported on the xperia 1. Would you mind to put a second screenshot here (gpstest, not sky view, but the status view)? Status view for knowing if dual-frequency GNSS is supported by...
  19. paulle

    Post Screen Protectors Hunt Again

    I can recommend this one (glass) https://www.schutzfolien24.de/artikel/brotect-airglass-panzerglasfolie-fuer-sony-xperia-xz2-2733153.html
  20. paulle

    Post Screen Protectors

    thank you
  21. paulle

    Post Screen Protectors

    I didn't found it, please ad the link.
  22. paulle

    Post Xperia 1 root guide

    Thanks for your advice.
  23. paulle

    Post Xperia 1 root guide

    How to remove bloatware without root? Do you mean "deactivate", that's not the same as remove or delete it. How do you do it with adb?
  24. paulle

    Post Does xperia 1's GPS work this time?

    gps Anyone tested which positioning systems are supported, because some sites say Galilei and others are supported, other sites say only gps and glonass is supported.
  25. paulle

    Post Does xperia 1's GPS work this time?

    gpstest Here is a link to gpstest, in my opinion the best app for seeing how your gps works, when xperia 1 is out. GPSTEST is open source and free. You get it via f-droid or playstore. https://f-droid.org/en/packages/com.android.gpstest.osmdroid/
  26. paulle

    Post Does xperia 1's GPS work this time?

    seems so. GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO https://www.gsmarena.com/sony_xperia_1-9543.php
  27. paulle

    Post Does xperia 1's GPS work this time?

    They will release the xperia 1 without a working GPS ? So they cut a lot a very useful and important function. I use GPS a lot.
  28. paulle

    Post release? cost?

    Thank you for the information, a flat display is much better for putting screen protectors and in case the phone is slipping out of your hand and falling down. There did you find this information, searched for it, but did'nt find anything.
  29. paulle

    Post Does xperia 1's GPS work this time?

    gps I've a xz2 and never I had issues with the gps, even galileo satelites it grabs fine.
  30. paulle

    Post release? cost?

    flat or curved display? Will xperia 1 have a curved or a flat display? I would like to see it sony will go back to flat displays, so one could put a good glass screen protector.
  31. paulle

    Post Android Pie released

    The only bug (or is it a feature?) I found till now is the color of the navbar. It's now white (don't like it). Found no way to change it back as before (black background with white symbols) Tried it with the xpreia launcher and the nova launcher. ---------- Post added at 11:12 ----------...
  32. paulle

    Post Xperia XZ2 Android P Beta

    android 9 is out android 9.0 is out https://www.android.com/versions/pie-9-0/
  33. paulle

    Post Screen Protectors Hunt Again

    Sadly it's normal. One of the few full adhesive: https://www.sgfreshidea.com/invisshield-true-fit-sony-xperia-xz2-full-adhesive-tempered-glass-clear-set.html but i don't have any practical experience with it.
  34. paulle

    Post [EOL][RECOVERY][Android 8 / 9][Stock/SODP][XZ2/C/P/3] TWRP 3.3.1-0 [UNofficial]

    https://lifehacker.com/google-finally-lets-you-download-adb-and-fastboot-as-st-1790840830 https://www.desinerd.co.in/how-to-adb-and-fastboot-windows-mac-linux/ https://thedroidarena.com/best-adb-fastboot-commands-list-android/ https://wiki.lineageos.org/adb_fastboot_guide.html
  35. paulle

    Post [EOL][RECOVERY][Android 8 / 9][Stock/SODP][XZ2/C/P/3] TWRP 3.3.1-0 [UNofficial]

    entering fastboot mode xperia xz2 Switch off the phone. Press and hold the Volume Up button Connect to your PC using a USB Cable while holding down the Volume Up button on your Xperia XZ2 Before plugging in the USB cable on your Xperia XZ2 make sure that the other end of USB cable is already...
  36. paulle

    Post Keyboard

    Main features: * Multi languages keyboard support via external packages. * Completion dictionaries for multiple languages. * Also completes your typed words from you contacts names (Android 2.0+)! * And, learns your typing behavior to provide next-word prediction. * Multi-Touch support (as in...
  37. paulle

    Post Keyboard

    I'm using ask-keyboard from f-droid and I#m satisfied with it.
  38. paulle

    Post Screen Protectors Hunt Again

    On their website I saw only XZ2 (without premium). So I believed it's for the standard xz2.
  39. paulle

    Post Screen Protectors Hunt Again

    Seems to be good, as far as I can see it's the only curved full adhesive screen protector. All other curved protectors have only glue at the edges. Sadly it's not available in Germany.
  40. paulle

    Post Need Help with Camera Apps

    I believe the reason is sony is using proprietary drivers for camera and third party apps aren't allowed to use these drivers.
  41. paulle

    Post Xperia XZ2 Android P Beta

    beta2 It seems second beta is available. https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/06/11/sony-offers-android-p-beta-2-xperia-xz2-devices/
  42. paulle

    Post Ergonomics (in-hand feel)

    The weight of the phone doesn't annoy me, but the slipperiness is horrible. I remember some motorola phones years ago they had a metal frame and a kevlar strengthened plastic backside and because of the structure because of the fibers it was not slippery and very stable and looked good too. You...
  43. paulle

    Post 5 Major flaws with this phone

    Install vlc (playstore). It nearly all types of media files.
  44. paulle

    Post Galileo satellite navigation

    Nice, seems Galileo is now supported.:)
  45. paulle

    Post glass or plastic screen protector? (xz1)

    Plastic is fine to avoid scratches but avoid breakage. Glass is fine to avoid scratches and breakage. My phone(s) slipped out of my hand or fall down for other reasons, till now only the glass protector was broken not the screen...
  46. paulle

    Post tempered glass screen protector

    The roxfit has only glue at the sides and with the time is entering dust between screen and protector and sometimes you have interferences because it's not full glued. But it seems all curved protectors don't have full glue (don't know if there is a technical problem to produce curved...
  47. paulle

    Thread tempered glass screen protector

    Anybody knows a tempered glass screen protector, which is fully adhesive. All the curved ones have only glue at the rim.
  48. paulle

    Post unlocking bootloader?

    And you rooted it?
  49. paulle

    Post Problems, issues, annoyances & bugs thread

    thank you for the screenshot paolo.massetti. Compared with my xperia xz (running gps status) there aren't the orange satellite marks. That's fine that the xz1 is supporting Galileo. ---------- Post added at 19:32 ---------- Previous post was at 19:28 ---------- I use signal for SMS too and...