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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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Cannot remove corrupted applications on Xperia

Please help me to remove this corrupt applications on my Xperia. I cannot delete it because it always says "Application not found".
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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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Smartphone charges only turned off

I have a Sony Xperia T, which chrages only, when it is turned off. It's strange, but can charge it from USB, when it is powered on.
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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 ...
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Sim icon in notification bar xperia dual

i have an xperia e4 dual and i want to find a metod to delete icon sim 1 (that icon https://www.dropbox.com/s/e84mnjzssb98hag/sketch-1452694434565.jpg?dl=0) pleas help me T.T Thanks Sorry for my ...
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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 Sonic 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 ...
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Sony xperia Z running Lollipop wont sync my contacts from google

My sony xperia Z wont sync all my contacts from google. I've tried re-setting the filter. Syncing contacts worked perfectly before upgrade. Now I've lost lots of contacts on my phone and it wont ...
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Can a call on a phone that was locked by Android Device Manager still be answered?

I have lost my Sony Xperia. Upon learning, I called my phone with another phone and I can hear that it's still ringing so I'm thinking that I just dropped it somewhere and not really stolen. I tried ...
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Can't connect to mobile network on Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Device: Sony Xperia Z Ultra Carrier: The Peoples Operator (Same issue when tested with EE as well) Android Version: 5.0 Lolipop I recently lost the SIM card tray for my device, and Sony sent me out ...
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Is it possible to make screen videos on a unrooted device? The device is Sony Xperia m2 aqua

Recently I want to record some screen videos like to show when bugs happen and e.t.c.Is it possible on a unrooted Sony xperia m2 aqua?If yes how?
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Controlling phone through computer… without USB, Broken touchscreen, and no way to restart it

I have Sony Xperia z3 compact, and I'm looking for a miracle: The touchscreen does not work Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are disabled (mobile data isn't though. I can still install apps on the phone through ...
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my phone won't store to my memory card

I have a Sony Xperia M (C1905) and have a SanDisk ultra 16gb memory card but it won't save any of my apps pictures or videos or anything to it is there anyway to fix this?? It keeps telling me I have ...
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Is there a risk in the prosess of rooting my android? [duplicate]

version 5.0.2. Help Me. Will I be able to update my system after rooting
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Mouse for Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

I just bought a Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet. (Amazing BTW) It has a keyboard and touchpad. Can I add a wireless mouse to it? What kind can I purchase that would work with Android/Sony's system? I ...
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Xperia SP looks like it's charging, but it doesn't charge

My phone is Xperia SP, it's on CM 12.1, unofficial build (because the official one is buggy due to bad kernel). It has been bought second-hand, so I'm not sure about its history (the phone was in a ...
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Is there a ODIN or heimdall varient on Xperia?

This one is what it says on the tin is there a form of ODIN and similar clients that have the capability to flash Stock and Custom ROMS to a Not boot loader unlocked device. I prefer if its built in ...
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Factory reset without resetting settings

On a Sony Xperia, there is a way.to reset the settings, and not data. Is there a way to reset the data, without resetting the settings. I am not accepting any methods needing root. I find it a hassle ...
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WiFi does not work properly on my phone only

This problem occured randomly. I have this problem for a week now. My phone does not connect to the router, although it shows it in the list. If I get very close to the router (max. 2-3 meters) it ...
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Sony Xperia Z1S Hardware Noise While Rendering Resource Heavy Games

When I play a resource heavy games (3d games like Hearthstone or even some 2d games), the phone makes hardware noise which is audible if I put my ear on the top part of the phone. Is this normal? Is ...
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Lost internal storage space on my Xperia Z1 Compact

When I perform this df mnt/sdcard/ on my Xperia Z1 Compact, I get: Filesystem Size Used Free Blksize mnt/sdcard/ 11.8G 7.9G 3.9G 4096 But when I do for ...
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Unable to add restricted profile on Xperia Z2 tablet

I would like to add a restricted profile. I'm on an Xperia Z2 tablet (so not on a phone, where you can't use restricted profiles) running Android 5.0.2 and I'm the "Owner". When I go to Settings > ...
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No SIM Card detected, Emergency Call Only After Flashing Custom ROM AND Stock ROM [Sony Xperia AcroS]

Yesterday i've decided to check some of the custom ROMs for my Sony Xperia Acro S. With locked bootloader i installed a CWM Recovery and flashed a ROM. The ROM Worked and the signal worked and i've ...
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How to remove soft navigation keys in Xperia without affecting Dialer's call button?

I am using Micromax A310 running a custom rom (Sony Xperia). Whenever I try to remove the soft navigation keys by editing build.prop, the soft nav keys are removed successfully, but my dialler's call ...
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SMS notifications and ringtone stopped working on my Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

On an Android Lollipop powered Sony Xperia M4 Aqua, no notifications are being shown for new SMS arrivals in the notification bar nor the ringtone that was set is being played.
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Sony Xperia V (LT25i) repeatedly crashes after installing custom firmware

I tried many times to update my device automatically from Android 4.1 to 4.3 but I didn't get any notifications. So, I decided to do it manually. After I installed a custom firmware ...
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How to charge a phone without it turning on?

I've got Sony Xperia Z2 (phone) and Sony Xperia Z1 (tablet). Every time I put one of them on charging (and pick up from charging for that matter), the device will turn on. I don't like it and I'd ...
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Sony Xperia Z ear speaker is stop working during calls?

In my Sony Xperia Z the ear speaker stops working during calls. When I press the top of the phone where the ear speaker is placed, it starts working but after sometime it stops working again. Can ...
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Where does Xperia “backup & restore” app store the backup?

I use the stock Xperia "backup & restore" app to backup data like contacts, call log etc. Then I want to backup the backup to dropbox, but I cannot find the backup anywhere on the sd card. anyone ...
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Xperia M dual stuck at boot screen after unlocking bootloader!

Help needed it's urgent. So I have unlocked bootloader successfully via fastboot. Everything went fine until the end without any error. So I disconnected the device from PC and rebooted it and now it ...
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I'm going crazy trying to sort WhatsApp notifications on Lollipop - help, please?

I've got a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, and it's on Lollipop 5.0.2. What I want to do is this: Vibrate when I get a WhatsApp message, when it's set to vibrate. The pop-up bar that comes up at the top ...
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SD Card and Sony Xperia E3

I recently purchased a 16gb SanDisk SDHC card by mistake (the website said it was a normal SD card, not SDHC.) I put the card in and it seems to be working fine, but I was curious if there could be ...