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[Q] Sony Xperia ZQ important questions

Migliano

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Hi, I m from Brazil

I just bought a Xperia ZQ and it s my first Sony. Can you help me with some questions?

I ve already know that I can change my carrier version by another registered one downloaded right here in xda website without root or unlock the bootloader, right?

As I m not a developer, why would I need to root and unlock the bootloader?

Where, if It is possible, can I find different skins and themes for it?

How can I know about new upates? For example, new releases of firmware or android versions?

Thank you
 

AndroidHoneyComb

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Hi, I m from Brazil

I just bought a Xperia ZQ and it s my first Sony. Can you help me with some questions?

I ve already know that I can change my carrier version by another registered one downloaded right here in xda website without root or unlock the bootloader, right?

As I m not a developer, why would I need to root and unlock the bootloader?

Where, if It is possible, can I find different skins and themes for it?

How can I know about new upates? For example, new releases of firmware or android versions?

Thank you
Its called Xperia ZL so just search it on the search for device bar. You dont have to be a developer to unlock as unlocking can give you cool roms that can be very much customized.
 

Migliano

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Its called Xperia ZL so just search it on the search for device bar. You dont have to be a developer to unlock as unlocking can give you cool roms that can be very much customized.
Hi, thanks for your reply. Where can I find customized Roms from trustworthy sources. Could you please reply the others questions?
 

AndroidHoneyComb

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Hi, I m from Brazil

I just bought a Xperia ZQ and it s my first Sony. Can you help me with some questions?

I ve already know that I can change my carrier version by another registered one downloaded right here in xda website without root or unlock the bootloader, right?

As I m not a developer, why would I need to root and unlock the bootloader?

Where, if It is possible, can I find different skins and themes for it?

How can I know about new upates? For example, new releases of firmware or android versions?

Thank you
You get updates thru SONY and you will get a notification when you can get a update.

To see if you can unlock your bootloader go to
http://unlockbootloader.sonymobile.com/instructions as it will tell you the directions then once you have unlocked, go to http://forum.xda-developers.com/forumdisplay.php?f=2095 and find some roms. ( its a little dangerous if you dont know what your doing ) and UNLOCKING will void the warranty
 

Migliano

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Migliano

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Hi, I dont have 10 posts yet, because of that I m gonna post it here

One question.. If i relock my bootloader will i have bravia back...???
 

Migliano

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If you have already unlocked your bootloader, without backing up your Drm Keys, then you wont get the bravia engine back.
I havent unlocked my bootloader yet. I just rooted (the bootloader changed unlockable yes to no), installed cwm and made a backup using cwm, saved in internal storage. Is that enough? Is this backup saved the drm keys?

Thank you
 

einfachgaer

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I havent unlocked my bootloader yet. I just rooted (the bootloader changed unlockable yes to no), installed cwm and made a backup using cwm, saved in internal storage. Is that enough? Is this backup saved the drm keys?

Thank you
Use the tutorial I have linked above, with that method you will get your phone back to factory-state when you want to.
 

Sayid_the_Lost

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I have a unrelated question, because I'm planning to buy this phone here in Brazil. Battery is something you can rely on with 3G on?
The phone is fantastic, but the battery is below average even with 3g, altough the relates i hear about SIV are even worse. Since HTC don't sell officialy in Brazil anymore, i don't trust in LG and Motorola don't have a rival for these phones i think ZQ is the best choise.
I'm a heavy user, so i charge it twice a day,but with moderate use + stamina mode i think you can get a day of battery.