xperia

  1. M

    Thread PRF Lock + Retail Demo combo

    Hi there :) I received a post-exhibition Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221) from a friend that works at Sony Centre and has this type of bonus perks from working at Sony :) ...the only problem is (as far as he knew/told me) that it is "locked in store mode" and he is unable to unlock it - otherwise he...
  2. BoucingFerret5

    Thread General Older Firmwares

    These are some older firmwares that I was able to find and save. The XQBC-62 is the Xperia 1-iii, but the boot images will work on the pro-i as long as it is the correct version (I suspect, the entire firmwares might even work, but I've only tested the boot images). 61.0.A.25.7 is android 11...
  3. sensei punk

    Thread Xperia Z2 Weird Charging problem

    Ok so I started having a weird charging issue with my Xperia Z2, a few months ago when I plugged the phone in to charge and noticed it was constantly showing it was charging and disconnecting non stop (basically this here Xperia Z2 charging disconnect)... first thought was maybe my usb cable...
  4. RenzoMag

    Thread [Discussion] [Question] Android hardware/software structure.

    Hello!. Can someone who understands the subject explain to me how the startup architecture of an android device works at the hardware/software level. I recently completely lost control of my android device, after some problems flashing a corrupt rom. I don't understand if I deleted any...
  5. K

    Thread Corvus-OS OFFICIAL [13] [T5.1] [ROM] [GAPPS]

    Corvus-OS Corvus OS a ROM with many useful & required Customizations. Corvus OS is based on Android Opensource Project (AOSP). Our objectives are a stable and feature ROM that can be enjoyed by many devices. We won't say that Corvus is better ROM than others, but we always try to give you the...
  6. MartinX3

    Thread [SODP][ROM][AOSP] SonyAOSP 13 [Alpha]

    The Sony Open Devices Project is always happy about volunteers (coding, testing, etc) :) Also mainlining your favorite snapdragon powered xperia device into the mainline kernel is possible and we will be glad to help you! Official site Unofficial site Source Code #include <std_disclaimer.h>...
  7. MartinX3

    Thread [SODP][ROM][AOSP] SonyAOSP 13 [Alpha]

    The Sony Open Devices Project is always happy about volunteers (coding, testing, etc) :) Also mainlining your favorite snapdragon powered xperia device into the mainline kernel is possible and we will be glad to help you! Official site Unofficial site Source Code #include <std_disclaimer.h>...
  8. MartinX3

    Thread [SODP][ROM][AOSP] SonyAOSP 13 [Alpha]

    The Sony Open Devices Project is always happy about volunteers (coding, testing, etc) :) Also mainlining your favorite snapdragon powered xperia device into the mainline kernel is possible and we will be glad to help you! Official site Unofficial site Source Code #include <std_disclaimer.h>...
  9. S

    Thread Not able to achieve max brightness in Sony Xperia 1 IV using Exoplayer OpenGL Rendering

    Hi All, Currently I render the video frames using extensions(OpenGL to render the frames) with exoplayer. I have noticed that when playing videos natively the max brightness achieved is around 1000 nits. But when I render the frames using extensions I get only around 600 nits. Is there any...
  10. 1

    Thread XZ Premium Dual Sim-Card + Sd Card [ROOT] [PIE]

    Hey I want to teach you how to use two sim cards and memory cards at the same time You Need: 1-Skills! 2-Root 3-Lighter 4- Tweezers or some tool like that Tutorial: 1- Take the SIM card using tweezers and heat the back of the SIM card with a low flame lighter 2- Using a razor or cutter...
  11. Djuro89

    Thread Question Sony Xperia 1 III network problem, and mobile data problem. Android 12, Build number 61.1.A.9.128

    Hello everyone, Sony Xperia 1 III (QX-BC52) I found two problems or bugs: 1. PROBLEM WITH MOBILE DATA: This problem does not occur on the wifi network, but only when the phone uses mobile data. I will also send you a couple of different videos that I recorded with the screen record...
  12. RenzoMag

    Thread [Question/Tutorial] Make a phone unusable in 4 simple steps

    Hello!. I'm going to show you how to make any phone unusable, like I did with my Sony experia m4 aqua! Step 1: Unlock the bootloader. Step 2: Install a corrupt custom rom. Step 3: To mess things up even more, go to your twrp recovery and wipe everything (even internal memory!). Step 4: Enjoy...
  13. D

    Thread [Q] android go on x10 mini?

    Hi people, probably a totally stupid idea but does anyone know if this would maybe be possible to build and compile android go for the x10 mini? its an old phone but it’s still pretty cool due to its unique size. So I was thinking maybe the optimisations made with GO would help the x10 be...
  14. 4

    Thread [CLOSED] Need help (.qcn backup) from XZ1c owner

    During the process of flashing different ROMs on my XZ1 Compact something went wrong and its IMEI became damaged. I've spent about a month trying to fix it with different apps and methods to no avail, and it seems the only thing that's left is to try using .qcn backup from a working XZ1c to...
  15. 4

    Thread [CLOSED][HELP] Quest of IMEI repair on Sony Xperia models

    Since IMEI is a sensitive subject with xda, I'll preface by specifying that this topic concerns only the repair/restoration of original IMEI number, not its change or replacement for another one with nefarious purposes. I'll get right to it: the IMEI of my Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact has become...
  16. Ulumia

    Thread [APP][2.2+]Xperia Active Home

    This is the home screen from the Sony Ericsson Xperia Active smartphone Works exactly on Android 2.2 and 2.3 The name of the file specifies what resolution it is for and how many desktops there!!!
  17. NExtaaa

    Thread Xperia 1 II Battery

    How long does is your battery last? Mine already had battery replacement with warranty but I'm still getting roughly 4 hours of SOT. Is this normal? Before you ask I had disabled all apps that I'm not using, been through almost every settings of the phone and no change. And from time to time...
  18. Chariotx

    Thread Need help with Bootloop on Xperia XZ1 (info inside)

    Hello. First of I'm a fan of this forum for a couple of years now but never had a chance to have an account until now (Still a total newbie), anyhow I tried to fix it myself for weeks now searching and looking for almost everything I can both Google and here but no avail. desperate as I'm now I...
  19. KeradSnake

    Thread Is my phone hopelessly locked or there's still second chance? (Forgot pattern, USB debugging on but not OEM unlock so can't flash)

    So basically I have a Stock Sony Xperia Z3 Docomo variant (if I recall correctly it was D6653) that I used all the way from 2017, until I had to let it rest in 2020 because the screen was broken (although at that time before the screen went completely messed up, I managed to enable USB debugging...
  20. LaceeWearsPrada

    Thread How To Guide [GUIDE] How to enable VoLTE without unlocking or root

    Hello there! So I've been watching this forum for a solution a long time ago now and I've seen that there's a plenty of you, who didn't find any solution just like me. Because I didn't want to ruin my phone with unlocking and root. But I managed to make it work, not just volte, but vowifi too...
  21. O

    Thread Rooting Xperia L4 (+ custom rom)

    Hi everyone, i'm looking for a way to root my xperia L4 but i found nothing. I tried kingoroot but it didn't work, screen displays "root failed" both with the PC software and with the apk. And for custom roms, is there anyone existing for this device ? I'd like to install android 11 on it, but...
  22. D

    Thread Question Power menu "Compatible controls unavailable" issue

    I was trying to get Termux power menu device controls to work and encountered this issue seen on screenshot. The same issue occurs with Google Home. Does anyone have the same issue or have any idea how to fix it?
  23. W

    Thread Themes / Apps / Mods [Magisk] UnifiedNlp enabler module for stock ROM

    UnifiedNlp enabler for stock ROM (Magisk module) What's this and what does it do? It's a Magisk module. You need to have Magisk working to use it. This thread can help with that. It installs UnfiedNlp 1.6.8 as a system app and also does the magic that allows it to work as a location provider...
  24. W

    Thread How To Guide How to backup your partitions with command line (requires root)

    How to backup partition images with dd on the command line (root required) We don't currently have a working custom recovery for the Xperia 10 III, but if you have root there's a simple method to dump partition images. This is a very good idea and you should do it at least once, especially if...
  25. Mostafiz22

    Thread Can anyone help to Root Xperia F8331 (single sim) ?

    - I tried with some apps like KingoRoot or Kingroot etc but not working. - Another problem is I cannot open the system recovery mode by using "Volume Up + Power Button". This method not working. ( Note: I also tried "volume down+power" ). But Button all are okey. -My Bootloader Unlocked. I...
  26. W

    Thread How To Guide How to root and pass SafetyNet on XQ-BT52 62.0.A.3.163

    How to root and pass SafetyNet on Sony Xperia 10 III (XQ-BT52) Tested on firmware 62.0.A.3.163. Disclaimer: This guide assumes you're familiar with the concepts of rooting, Magisk, SafetyNet, fastboot, adb and so on. I will explain why things are done but if I explained everything it would...
  27. MartinX3

    Thread [EOL][SODP][ROM][AOSP][XZ2, XZ2C, XZ3] SonyAOSP 12.1

    Central project page https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/sodp-rom-aosp-xz2-xz2c-xz3-sonyaosp-12-alpha.4400545/
  28. MartinX3

    Thread [EOL][SODP][ROM][AOSP][XZ2, XZ2C, XZ3] SonyAOSP 12.1

    Central project page https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/sodp-rom-aosp-xz2-xz2c-xz3-sonyaosp-12-alpha.4400545/
  29. MartinX3

    Thread [EOL][SODP][ROM][AOSP][XZ2, XZ2C, XZ3] SonyAOSP 12.1 [Alpha]

    The Sony Open Devices Project is always happy about volunteers (coding, testing, etc) :) Also mainlining your favorite snapdragon powered xperia device into the mainline kernel is possible and we will be glad to help you! Official site Unofficial site Source Code #include <std_disclaimer.h>...
  30. S

    Thread Can I still upgrade the Android version if I buy a new Xperia M2 now?

    I saw that Xperia M2's Android version is Jelly Bean, but can be upgraded to Lollipop. I want to buy a new Xperia M2 (don't ask me why), but I fear that since Xperia M2 is an old model, I still can't upgrade it to Lollipop (officially) anymore. So, can I still upgrade the Android version of...
  31. S

    Thread Java security certificate error on my device.. Pls help me to solve this...

    I have installed a new app(Track My Trails) on my phone today . When I'm trying to login the following error occurs (screenshot). Searched over internet and found that it maybe caused by the certificates in my device. Can I solve this by installing CA certificate ? Then how can I get the...
  32. P

    Thread sony XZ2 compact bootloop

    Hello ! One day, after a nice sleep, I switch on my phone and it boot loops! The day before, I didn't do anything special. It's the last firmware (so under Android 10), it's a stock rom, developper mode not active. Before flashing, I would like to take my pictures if possible my sms. With a nice...
  33. Buzzcola3

    Thread Desktop mode using DisplayPort alt mode ?

    Since the snapdragon 845 supports native DisplayPort, it only make sense that the Xperia supports it too (but it's disabled?) It is most likely possible to get it working since LG G7 enabled it using OTA after the release And Desktop mode is cool, and hopefully gets better over the next months
  34. C

    Thread Are all global models unlockable?

    So I was wondering if all global models of the XZ3 have bootloader unlock allowed:yes because I wanted to get one I saw for a good price and get a rom on it to replace my useless sov36 XZ1, and the model that I'm looking at is the H8416, thanks for reading!
  35. Sjll

    Thread [ROM][UNOFFICIAL] PixelOS for Xperia 10 II [Android 12]

    Pixel-OS 12 for Xperia 10 II #include <std_disclaimer.h> /* * Your warranty is now void. * * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards, * thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please * do some research if you have any concerns about features...
  36. Shujath

    Thread [ROM] AOSP 12.1 - SODP [12.1.0_r11]

    Android 12 for Xperia XZ Premium /* * Your warranty is now void. * * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards, * thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please * do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM * before...
  37. D

    Thread Anyone switch regions on their Sony Xperia?

    I live in the US and have an International Sony Xperia 5 II. I need to switch the firmware to the US version of the Sony Xperia 5 II to be able to receive LTE again. I am using FlashTool and Xperifirm in Ubuntu Linux. Has anyone been able to successfully switch the region version of their phone...
  38. Sjll

    Thread [ROM][UNOFFICIAL] LineageOS 18.1 for Xperia 5 [EOL]

    #include <std_disclaimer.h> /* * Your warranty is now void. * * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards, * thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please * do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM * before...
  39. LaceeWearsPrada

    Thread [HELP!][APP][11+] Latest Sony camera app

    Hi! Here's the latest camera app, it's for Android 11 or newer. The only problem is that when I install it on the Xperia 1, it could work but it force closes after 2 secs. Could someone fix it, please? Thank you...
  40. S

    Thread FAILED (remote: 'Flashing is not allowed in Lock State') - Fastboot giving an error when I try to flash TWRP

    Hi, I'm trying to get TWRP flashed onto my device (model number G8441), but when I try to flash it with fastboot it spits out an error: > fastboot flash recovery twrp.img Sending 'recovery' (33688 KB) OKAY [ 0.885s] Writing 'recovery' FAILED...
  41. B

    Thread Xz1 compact SO-02K nfc replacement?

    Hi all. Old phone to ask for help, I know. I don't know if it would be possible to get the nfc working on the japan (SO-02K) version, in Canada? From what I've read, flashing any rom doesn't seem to be the answer. Maybe I've missed that, though. I got the idea of purchasing a nfc replacement...
  42. V

    Thread can I install patched boot.zip from temporary twrp?

    I have unlocked device, can I just install patched boot.zip from temporary twrp which I flash with: fastboot boot twrp.img?
  43. B

    Thread Question Xperia 5 iii experiences?

    Hi I have a concern about my next phone purchase (hopefully an Xperia 5 III). I currently have an Xperia XZ2C that I'm looking to replace. The main concern/frustration with it is a few pre-loaded apps that I don't want kept trying to load and also update (e.g. Facebook and Sony News)... it...
  44. PrzeStaw

    Thread Question Xperia 10 III in open devices & custom roms

    Hi, Does anyone know if sony plans to publish xperia 10 II in open devises program? https://developer.sony.com/develop/open-devices/ How do you thint future rom support will be? My old xperia Z3 still has community support (with LineageOS 18.1)
  45. O

    Thread need help relocking Sony Xperia G3121

    i once unlocked my Sony Xperia G3121 but now that i didnt make any changes to it i cant relock it. almost every fastboot command gives back an unknown command error can you please help me with that?
  46. Stefanos53

    Thread [APP] [4.0+] Xperia Launcher 2.0.5b

    Hello!!! The Xperia Launcher Is The Best Launcher from Sony Mobile Communications! :) This launcher has: Drawer Search for applications System Settings Launcher Settings Classification of applications and more... WORK FOR ALL DEVICES!!!
  47. multiwirth

    Thread Z3c no nfc working - all attempts to re flash firmware failed so far

    Hi everyone, hope you´re all doing well. Usually i don´t post alot questions here but i don´t know any other place. I´ve got a xperia z3 compact from a german seller claiming it as new and unused, but no box and only charger included. I wonder where they´re coming from... Well it turned out...
  48. Mr.Tom_Tom

    Thread [OFFICIAL] LineageOS 18.1 for D6603 Xperia Z3

    Introduction LineageOS 18.1 is an open-source Android distribution based on the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) version 11 (R). This is the official LineageOS 18.1 thread for the Sony Xperia Z3 (D6603). Installation If you are on stock OS, you need a custom recovery first. You can get the...
  49. Stefanos53

    Thread [RECOVERY] XRecovery For Xperia X8

    Hi!!! I have a Custom recovery for Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 FEATURES ON RECOVERY: Reboot phone Install Custom Zip Backup & Restore Mounts & Storage Advanced TUTORIAL TO INSTALL: 1. Extract Xrecovery with offline charging.zip to a folder on your desktop. You should end up with the following...
  50. Stefanos53

    Thread [ROM] [Mini CM7] Xperia Style 5 for Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 (GINGEBREAD)

    Hello!!! I have custom rom for Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 You must have ClockworkMod Recovery installed for it to work If you do not have it click HERE WARNING: TO MAKE AN UPGRADE YOU NEED THE NEWEST FIRMWARE. Android 2.1 (Eclair) / 2.1.1.A.0.6 - 2.1.1.C.0.0 For installation: 1. EXTRACT .ZIP...