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USB debugging not working in Sony zr

when i check the the debugging option and press back button and again go to the developer option the debugging option goes unchecked automatically ,some of my developer option is grey compare to ...
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Where to find com.sonyericsson.android.camera?

i want to update Sony Camera app on my device, i tried to install the new version as normal APK but that didn't work, because of signature problems i think, i get 'package not installed', however, i ...
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Changing bootlogo Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

I'm trying to change to splash-screen / boot logo of my Sony Xperia Z4 tablet (SGP771) I have already rooted my device. With the help of the bootimg.exe tool I unpacked the boot.img - exchanged the ...
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Sony Emma FlashTool saying Unable to connect to the network and exits suddenly while I have network

When I'm running sony flash tool (Emma) it shows me following error and suddenly exits: Unable to connect to the network, please check your network connection. But I have a connected internet ...
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Sony M4 Aqua hard reset

My Sony Xperia M4 aqua seems to be corrupted. It does boot but settings, internet, network, contacts doesn't work. I tried to use the factory reset method ( volume + power) but it doesn't seem to work....
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Sony Z3 can't transfer files by USB and isn't recognised by PC after update to 6.0.1

My Sony Xperia Z3 Compact was recently updated to android version 6.0.1 ("Marshmallow"?) using the Sony update tool, from version 5. Phone isn't rooted, no custom stuff, only ever updated via Sony ...
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Sony Xperia Z5 not showing Heads up Notifications on Marshmallow

I've recently bought a Sony Xperia Z5, and can't get the Heads up Notifications to work on any app at all. I have gone into the app settings and selected "Sounds & Notifications / App ...
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Work Gmail connected to Android - can employer access mobile data?

Today, my Sony Xperia Z3+ (Android) suddenly showed a notice about performing an "Authentication" and I noticed that have been sent an email about the "MyXperia Protection" to both, my private Gmail ...
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Will a factory data reset make my camera working again?

I was having low memory on my Sony Xperia phone and while emptying space, I removed some files related to the phone camera. Since then it is showing the following error on starting the camera - ...
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Internal memory (sdcard0) not writable - Android 4.3 - Xperia T (LT30p)

After a bootloop that I experienced after messing around with Android, I flashed a stock ROM to my LT30p using FlashTool. Everything went smoothly, except for the fact that I can't create files in ...
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Deleted play store accidently form my rooted Sony Xperia C2305 using lucky patcher

I've already read the answer of this similar question here but in the first answer in step-6 it is not asking for replace the application because I've deleted it from my phone and it is not disabled. ...
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Why doesn't my computer list Android devices in Device Manager, or detect my Sony Xperia Play (R800)?

I have an ancient Sony Xperia Play that I am trying to root. However, I can't even get it to show up on my computer. It's possible that I accidentally deleted my drivers by running an unroot script. ...
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Headset not found on Xperia L

I've bought Sony MBH20 headset and Bluetooth transmitter ASUS BT400 to use it both for skype calls and with my Xperia L. When I unpacked the headset I've succesfully paired with my Xperia. When I ...
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Cant relock bootloader

I tried to relock bootloader in Xperia Z2 with flashtool, but it didn't work. With fastboot it stuck for long time: Screenshot (click to enlarge) Am I doing anything wrong? How should I proceed?
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Xperia Z5 Premium “System Memory” Storage Consumption

Anyone uses Xperia Z5 Premium mind to share how big Z5 Premium consumes storage for System Memory? Display phones at my local stores lock the Settings so can't look at it.
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Xperia M4 Aqua Problems with microphone during calls only

I am having problems with microphone during calls. I found many solutions online (mostly having to do with google now) but none of them seemed to work. Running the diagnostics test (which was a little ...
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Does running Phone Repair from Xperia PC Companion delete any data?

Basically the title is my question. Also What precautions should I take before running Phone repair?
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How to pull boot.img and recovery.img from Sony Xperia E4 Dual?

I have just started taking interest in porting custom rom on an android device and it requires me to have a backup/dump of boot.img and recovery.img of my device. I have Sony Xperia E4 Dual (E2115). ...
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My Sony Xperia C4 can not Authenticate after a reset

I reset my sony Xperia C4. After that the theft protection appears and asks me to authenticate. When I try to authenticate it says "Sorry Xperia Helper Has Stopped. And I can't authenticate.
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Rooting Sony M4: fastboot flash recovery fails

I used flashtools to unlock my bootloader and all seemed to go well. However when I try and do fastboot flash recovery recovery.img (from the dir that contains "recovery.img" on my laptop) I get ...
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Where is the layout file for the Sony Xperia launcher?

Due to unrelated reasons my homescreen may reset sometimes. I do not seek help with that, and in fact I am already sure it cannot be fixed right now. However it is annoying to put everything back all ...
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How to restore Sony Xperia M when asking for password to decrypt storage?

My sister came up with her phone asking for password to decrypt storage and she said she didn't set any password. I can't put the phone on USB Debugging cause i don't have access to phone settings. I ...
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Does Android Device Manager Work if the phone was reset?

For this scenario let's assume the following: The phone is stolen and locked. The thief does not know the lock combination and cannot determine it. There is an external SD slot. The thief ...
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Find out what app is creating .nomedia files [duplicate]

We got a bug report for a media player that is caused by some app (presumably) creating a .nomedia file in /storage/sdcard1/Android/data. If the file is manually removed, it reappears at some point. ...
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Touchscreen partially not working, digitizer broken? (image included) [closed]

I have an Xperia V and two rows on the touchscreen are not responding. I dropped my phone but there's no scratches on it, so I don't know if its software issue or hardware as I noticed this problems ...
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Get rid of facebook ads

I have a Sony Xperia M4 Acqua. I was wondering if there is a way to get rid of facebook ads in my smartphone, something not seen in my desktop pc due to my using of adblock software. Is there ...
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Home Key pressed when not even touching it?

I've been going insane since yesterday. When typing or selecting things on the bottom half of the screen, every so often the app I'm on erratically closes because the home key thinks it was pressed. I ...
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Sony Xperia M4 Acqua insufficient memory

I recently bought a Sony Xperia M4 Acqua device. Its memory is only 8 Gb large, so I installed an SD card. The problem is partially solved, since I get messages from various apps that the memory is ...
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How can I install a custom ROM on my Xperia S without unlocking the bootloader?

I have an old Xperia S and have rooted the device following the instructions here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2417672 From my research, people are saying that I don't need to ...
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Xperia SP boot loop into flash mode

I have an Xperia SP, and it's stuck in a boot loop after some faulty manipulation. I only see Sony's logo, and plugging the phone to my laptop sets it to flash mode automatically for around 20 seconds,...
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Remove SIM notification icon on Xperia Dual

I have an Xperia E4 Dual and I want remove the "SIM 1" icon on the notification bar. My phone is rooted, and I also have installed GravityBox Xposed module, but I can't find "Auto-hide signal icons", ...
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ICal Events Not Showing Up In Device Calendar

I have a Sony Xperia Z with Android 5.1.1, and I'm trying to get events from calendars I subscribed to on Google Calendar's web interface to show up on my stock calendar app. Specifically, some of the ...
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Could not create folder. Try reconnecting or restarting your device

I am using a Xperia C4 with Mac OS X Yosemite. I have Android File Transfer Installed. It allows me to drag files over and transfer but it won't allow me to create folders or move folders across ...
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Problem with recovering photos from a broken phone

So recently my Sony Xperia ZL took a dive in water and I have not backed it up in Dropbox or Google photos. The screen does not turn on no matter what I do, but it does register when it is plugged in ...
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Sony Xperia M4 Start Screen almost black

After a reboot, my new xperia always starts with this screen: I have the same problem in 'Safe Mode'. What can I do? I want to fix this problem without a factory reset. Edit: I found more people ...
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Screen turns off during call due to problem with proximity sensor - Xperia Z3 compact

I'm using Sony Xperia Z3 compact running Lollipop 5.1.1. My proximity sensor is really faulty (Works only when I press hard on the top left corner of the phone). I'm sure it's the proximity sensor ...
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Is BKB50 keyboard touchpad for Sony Xperia Z4 compatible with any RDP client?

As you know - Bluetooth keyboard BKB50 was designed for Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet. The keyboard has an integrated touchpad that controls the mouse on device's screen. With help of some RDP terminal ...
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Homemade update Sony Xperia to Android 6.0 Marshmallow and DRM restoration

I have a Xperia smartphone, Android 4.4. Is it possible to upgrade my device with new Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and restore previously backed up DRM keys so Sony proprietary features can work as ...
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xperia z5 broken screen locked need data

I had a sony xperia z5 compact for about 2 weeks until i smashed the screen. I have searched online to find some help to recover my photos and videos taken with the device. I didnt have any cloud set ...
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Rooting issue on my xperia m

I have got my Xperia M and somehow now it says "Type password to decrypt storage." I have tried all ways but nothing has helped. Will rooting the phone help my cause? Will it remove the encryption?
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Instagram video load issue

I can't play Instagram videos. I have no problem loading the videos with my laptop. I have reinstalled Instagram from the Play Store. I have done a factory reset. The issue still remains. I don't ...
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hprof files are being created in the SD Card folder

I got my hands on Sony Xperia E that was having a lot of performance problems. Turned out that there are .hprof files being created in the SD Card directory (in fact in internal storage, not a real SD ...
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Why is WiFi turning on by itself when I turn on mobile data (Sony Xperia C)?

As soon as I turn on my mobile data, the WiFi also turns on by itself, even though there aren't any open WiFi networks around. The phone is rooted. I've been using it from almost about two years. ...
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Windows 10 Fastboot Driver

My Sony Z3 Compact is currently unusable and I would like to flash the Marshmallow version of FXP. Unfortunately it seems like I can't find any fastboot (or as device manager calls it: S1Boot ...
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Phone repeatedly boots (restarts by itself) when kept on hard surface

I have got a Xperia SP C5302 which began to show problems from yesterday. It is repeatedly getting restarted by itself whenever I am placing it on any kind of hard surface(ex: table) but works fine ...
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/system cannot be remounted as RW, even when rooted (Sony Xperia E3)

I rooted my Sony Xperia E3 (D2203) a while ago using Kingroot, which worked flawlessly. Before rooting my device, /system could be accessed, which is how root was installed in the first place. ...
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Deleting preinstalled apps in Sony xperia M4 aqua 16 gb variant [duplicate]

I recently bought a sony xperia M4 AQUA (E2363)(NOT ROOTED).. Though there are 16 gb of memory only 11 is avalable and also there are many unwanted apps that are not deletable. Also the android os ...
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Xperia Z1 compact: Android reinstalls/formats itself automatically

I have a Sony Xperia Z1 compact (model D5503) which is just above one year old. The phone has recently begun to reinstall the OS when it feels like it, thus removing anything on the phone: apps, ...
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Sony xperia m4 aqua memory

I would like to ask if there is a way to bypass limitations of internal memmory delegated for applications as my mobile operator I bought phone from added some useless bloatware which after removing ...
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Link2SD Linked App Disappear After Reboot

I've used Link2SD for two years. Today, my phone (Sony Xperia M, Android 4.1.2) is not responding, and I think it is normal. I reboot it, but, after reboot, all my apps that are linked to the SD card (...