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Is it possible to connect the Xperia X8 to external monitor? In other words, display the screen from the phone on the monitor?

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One approach would be to find a VNC-like server for the phone. Using that they should be able to bring up the UI of the phone onto a computer.

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Yeah! I have it as a Java file. Saved the code below as the following file format 'androidscreencast.jnlp'

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<jnlp spec="0.2 1.0"
  <title>Android Screencast</title> 
  <vendor>Alexandre Thiel</vendor>
  <homepage href="http://code.google.com/p/androidscreencast/"/>
  <description>Control an android device remotely !</description>
  <description kind="short">Control an android device remotely</description>
  <shortcut online="true"/>
  <update check="timeout" policy="always"/>
  <j2se version="1.5+" href="http://java.sun.com/products/autodl/j2se"/>
  <j2se version="1.5+"/>
  <jar href="androidscreencast.jar" main="true" download="eager"/>
  <jar href="ddmlib.jar" main="false" download="eager"/>
  <application-desc main-class="net.srcz.android.screencast.Main"/>


Hope this helps!

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Does it works for you? @xralf –  Ezylryb Sep 5 '11 at 15:28
as a lot of people here aren't going to have a clue what to do with a JNLP file, could elaborate a bit on where you'd save this, how you'd run this from the phone, what you need on your PC to make this work, etc. Thanks –  GAThrawn Sep 5 '11 at 17:06
@Ezylryz This mobile phone owns one relative of me and he asked me if it's possible. I think it's not possible but I'd like to be sure and tell him a reason why he can't connect his xperia X8 phone with external monitor via some cable or wireless (maybe it is supported from Android 3.0 but I'm not sure] –  xralf Sep 5 '11 at 18:45

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