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Sony Xperia Z4 stuck at boot after upgrading to Android 6.0

A few minutes ago, my sony xperia z4 tablet noticed me to upgrade to android 6.0. Now my tablet no longer boots. There is just a text "Error" and a little lying android man. I tried to Reboot in ...
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Determine hardware-age of an Android device

How can I get information that gives indication of the age of hardware in an Android device. I would look for lifetime information like how often has the battery been charged, how long has the screen ...
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How to uninstall kingroot

I recently rooted my Sony Xpera Z Ultra (Android Version 5.0.1)using kingroot but when i restarted my phone it got unrooted again, now the only app that has root access is kingroot itself (it has a ...
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Brightness level stuck at minimum after upgrading to Android 5.1.1

I have Sony Xperia Z (C6603, 10.7.A.0.222) and the brightness level is stuck at minimum after update to 5.1.1. I have tried: sensor test - light sensor is OK. set brightness via ADB (settings put ...
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Google Play - one account, but downloading apps only on the first of two devices sharing the same account

I have a phone - Samsung Galaxy S4 and a tablet Sony Xperia Z. Until now, I had a problem with Google Play - as I first set up Google Play account on my tablet using my email address, and later bought ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 - problems with voice sound after update to Android 5.0.2

After update Android to 5.0.2 there is a problem in my Sony Xperia Z1 compact. When I make or receive phone calls the caller does not hear me (or hears, but poorly, with noise). After restart these ...
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taking control over a phone with broken touchscreen

I have an old sony xperia z with a broken touchscreen, the phone holds a lot of important data but with the broken touchscreen I cant get the data. I've tried a lot of things but I do not have usb ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 compact w/ Android 5.1.1: how to change locale setting?

A few days ago I realized that something / someone partially changed localization settings on my (non-rooted) Xperia Z1c. Default language and locale is German / Germany ("de"), and to the day ...
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About g+ and photos app

My phones running out of availiable ram and I'm thinking of uninstalling g+.but if I do that will the photo's on my phone get synced to the photos app?
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How can I uninstall a device admin if the Deactivate button doesn't work?

I am trying to uninstall CM Security. It's a device admin, so I go to Settings, Security, then Device Administrators, and try to uncheck the box next to CM Security, then a screen comes up listing the ...
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Sony Xperia Z Hard Rest

I was given my mom's old Sony Xperia Z and I tried use the factory rest to clear all the data on the phone, but all it did was delete some apps, but they are still, photos, videos, music and other ...
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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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Transfer Swamp Attack on another device [duplicate]

I bought new phone and I would like to transfer on it swamp attack from my old one (with progress in game). Is it possible? I dont have rooted phone. Thank you for your response
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Recover images from backup folder “.semc-fullbackup” taken from Sony Xperia Z

I switched from my Sony Xperia Z to iPhone 6. Although I restored my contacts through Google, I am not able to restore some of my images from backup. The folder .semc-fullbackup (which I saved) has ...
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“Google Play Services won't run unless you update it” — but the most updated version is already installed

My device is a Sony Xperia Z and it's running Android 5.0.2. It prompted me to update my Google Play Services, and when I followed the notification it delegated me to the Play Store to update it. ...
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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 Z locked screen, no internet connection, does not connect to computer

I have a bit of an issue with my old Sony Xperia Z phone. A couple of months ago I lent it to a friend (now ex friend) who decided she would change the pattern lock. When she returned the phone she ...
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How to use usb modem to connect to Internet on Sony Xperia Z Ultra running Lollipop?

I have a Tata Photon+ internet usb modem. But I am not able to access internet through it when connected my device. Whenever I connect the modem to my android device nothing shows up that you are ...
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Unable to read from '/sys/class/leds/wled:backlight/max_current'

I updated my Sony Z1 Compact to 5.0. And now every 50ms I see message in LogCat Unable to read from '/sys/class/leds/wled:backlight/max_current' What's the problem? And how can i resolve it?
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how to remotely uninstall apps or lock and delete data in android via laptop

I lost my sony experia z tday with lot of valuble data, how to delete or lock them? how to unindtsll apps from android through laptop
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Where is this specific setting I forgot the name? Using Sony Xperia Z3, Android 4.4.4

While getting used to my new phone, an assistant showed up, asking me to configure some time settings regarding night & charging, time settings when I plug in/out my charger cable, and alarms, ...
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I can't boot into recovery on my C6603

So Basically I put a recovery into my sony xperia z and i tried flashing an unofficial cyanogenmod 12. But afterwards the phone could not boot up to recovery due to the way i get into the recovery. ...
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Rooting Android

I have problem with rooting Android, I tried various methods (including Kingo, EasyRootTool, and etc.) and none pf them worked. My device is Sony Z C6602 Android 4.4.4 Build Number ...
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Boot Loop CyanogenMod

I am installing Cyanogen Mod 10.2.1 on my Sony Xperia Z (yuga). I followed all instructions exactly given on Installing CM Mod. But after following the steps and clicking on Reboot system now in ...
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Xperia Z3 DRM Restore

I unlocked my Xperia Z3 without read risks (I'm in shame). Now I can't update phone with Sony Bridge, also read that I lost DRM licences. So If some of my friends who has Z3 and still have bootlock, ...
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Unlocking Sony Xperia Z3 Compact with gloves

I've read that, if I turn on Glove mode, it will increase sensitivity of touch if I unlock my phone with gloves on. But it is not working like that. Since I'll turn Glove mode on it has increased ...
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USB debugging - No device found after chrome update

After attempting to begin remote(usb) debugging I finally had my phone recognised via the chrome/inspect page. At which point I was told I must update to chrome 39.0 Beta to access debugging. After ...
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Xperia Z2 (Kikat 4.4.4) - STAMINA mode does not work?

STAMINA mode does not work on my Xperia Z2 - Kikat 4.4.4 (latest version) I found a discussion in this ...
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Can I turn off all “Notification” of all apps, services in Android phone?

I found tips to improve battery in this link: http://www.gottabemobile.com/2012/10/30/hurricane-sandy-crisis-map-puts-shelters-storm-info-alerts-power-outages-on-mobile/ In this link - author said we ...
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Device remote-locked by Antitheft, and I cannot unlock it

My sony xperia is locked by the AVG Anti-theft programm allegedly it was stolen but it is not. I tried to type password but window pops out saying "wrong password." I logged to avg.com with my user ...
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Check if Google Play Service is up to date

I have a Sony Xperia Z3 compact, and when I trying to broadcast my video live on YouTube from Xperia , I sign in with Google+ account and I received "Error when trying to sign in, please check if ...
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Speaker is not working during phone calls

I've a Sony Xperia Z smartphone and I recently updated Android from 4.3.x to 4.4.4. Ever since that I'm unable to hear people when making phone calls, except when I enable the free-speech button ...
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Sony Xperia Tablet Z cannot paste into webmail in (Firefox)

Strange problem here... I have COPIED a URL link from the browser and can paste this into Notepad, but when I go to my Hotmail account using Firefox, I cannot get any option to PASTE to appear. Long ...
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Pause audio INSTANTLY on earphones-remote-button instead of holding for 2 seconds?

I have a huge problem and I don't even understand if it's a malfunction or "as designed".. I'm learning language on my android through audiobooks and for my course it's super important that I can ...
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Would updating my rooted Sony Xperia Z brick it?

I updated my phone, rooted it and then realized the current version isn't the latest, so I would like to update it. Is there any chance my Xperia Z would brick? Or do I have to unroot it first?
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Retrieving contacts from Android phone (Sony Xperia Z) [duplicate]

My Xperia Z recently suffered from a broken screen and is now not functional at all. YOu can see the screen, but the touch facility has completely gone. I can't even turn the thing off. I have a ...
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Changed keyboard, now can't enter password

For some reason, I changed my keyboard to Greek, yet my password is in English. I am unable to enter the password to unlock the phone. I can't pair with Bluetooth without unlocking, and there is no ...
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while hide the soft keyboard it leave's white space in the screen

I am using bing map, in which when I hide the soft keyboard it leave's the white space in the Screen.This problem only occurs in Sony Xperia J handset
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Difference between android running on nexus device and non nexus device (HTC ONE, SONY Z1)

I apologize if it is wrong place to ask this question but I believe stackexchange is the best place to discuss. I am new in android world. What is the difference between the android 4.4.2 running on ...
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Batty drain issue on CM10.2.1-yuga / Sony Xperia Z - NFC Service using over 50%

I've recently put CyanogenMod CM10.2.1-yuga on my Xperia Z and I've noticed the NFC server is using an insane amount of the battery. Even after disabling the service in the App section, the ...
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Xperia Z2 Tablet - Is it capable of making phone calls?

In some promo or hands-on videos I see there's a Phone app on announced Xperia Z2 Tablet but nothing about it from the official sources. So is it capable of making ordinary phone calls (GSM cellular ...
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Connecting PS3 controller to Xperia Z

How can I connect my PS3 controller to my Sony Xperia Z for gaming?
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Sony Xperia ZR fastboot driver

I am trying to get the fastboot driver for Sony Xperia ZR (dogo) for Windows 7 x64. I found a page with instructions which pointed me to a Sony site where you can download a android_winusb.inf file ...
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Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition Crash when Uninstalling

I decided to move from Verizon Samsung Note 2 to a T-Mobile Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition. When I logged in to my new phone, all my apps (including Verizon undeletable crapware) synced through my ...
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How to increase speaker volume on tablet

The speaker and headphone volumes on my xperia z tablet are too low. Is there any way to increase the max volume that works in 4.3 ?
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How to update Cyangenmod 10.1 to 10.2?

I have Cyangenmod 10.1.3 installed on my Xperia Z. When I tried to download Cyangenmod 10.2-20131101 nightly build in my phone's settings, no error but it silently failed after some time. I tried ...
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Prevent LED flashing when tablet is on standby

My Xperia Z tablet has a really bright LED that flashes when it is in standby (that is when the screen is blank). In fact, I am not sure it does it all the time, but it is very annoying if it is in ...
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Is it possible to enable bootloader unlocking on C6603 (Yuga/Sony Xperia Z)?

I was following Sony's official guide for unlocking the bootloader. However, upon entering *#*#7378423#*#* into the phone App and navigating to Service Info -> Configuration under the Rooting ...
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Connecting powered off phone to PC

Is it possible to connect (android) phone to PC while it's powered off and browse files on phone? My xperia z doesn't boot, so I may need to flash i,t but I want to have backup from files on internal ...
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Alert Screen after power on Xperia Z

I powered off my xperia z and powered on again. A progress bar with an alert icon has appeared on screen and didn't disappear until now(about 20 min). What's that? If I need to flash the phone, can I ...