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Why is my Xperia sending emails with my name spelled wrong?

Today I had to send a couple pictures taken on my Xperia to email account on my laptop in order to edit them. When they arrived in my email it said it was from Susing "last name" instead of Susan ...
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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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restore my whatsapp database to my new phone number [duplicate]

I have backed up my database and want to restore them to my new phone number in new device can I do that?
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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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Can't unlock screen lock

I have got my xperia z3 compact a week befor,I have set the screen lock password for lock screen today I try arabic language as soon as I install the language the phone got restarted and now I the ...
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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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Are there differences in connectivity between Belgian, French and UK devices? (advice for Z3C pre-order)

I live in Belgium and I was going to pre-order the Z3 Compact from the Sony website. Unfortunately, Belgium is one of the few European countries where this isn't possible. I'd like to use France or UK ...
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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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Sony Xperia Z won't start up

So I applied custom font (I did it myself) via iFont (the phone is rooted), it prompted for a reboot for the font to be applied, but after that the phone just shows Sony, Xperia, then the wave ...
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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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Streaming sound from laptop to android [duplicate]

I want to listen music from my laptop to My android Phone... is it possible ? Please suggest me a software of any other method. my laptop speakers are damaged
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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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Why can't I upgrade my unlocked Sony Xperia Z (C6616) to Jelly Bean 4.2.2?

I got my Xperia Z not too long ago from craigslist. In Canada this phone is exclusive to Bell (model C6616), but since mine came unlocked I've been using it with Rogers (another carrier). I have ...
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How to stop LED flashing 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 the ...
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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 ...
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Control your smartphone using your laptop

I have a sony xperia z and the screen recently smashed. Touch screen capability has also gone. As such I can't even unlock the phone. Does anyone know of an app or a method for connecting it to my ...
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Sony Xperia Z won't name contacts on incoming calls

Whenever on of my contacts ring my phone, it does not display the caller ID and simply marks them as "Unknown". I don't mean saying the contacts name out loud either- I just mean the caller ID isn't ...
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Sony Xperia Z stuck in a bootloop

My Xperia Z is stuck int a bootloop. It goes up to the colorful waves and then it restarts. It was connected with USB in charging mode. Suddenly, it starts restarting. I thought it might be carrying ...
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How to use Sony Xperia Z's burst mode programatically?

I'm trying to trigger the Xperia Z camera in burst mode based on an event and I'm not sure what the best approach is. So far I've tried this: Installed Tasker and setup a Take Photo Action but ...
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LED on Xperia Z only in operation while charging

Using the LED to know when a notification is available is of great use to me, but my new Sony Xperia Z appears to only turn on the LED notification light while it is on charge. It turns orange to say ...
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Are all Xperia Play Optimized games compatible with the Xperia Z/ZL's native DualShock 3 support?

The Xperia Play is a one-of-a-kind phone that supports a physical keyboard for mobile gaming. Many games on the Play Store have been optimized to take advantage of these inputs. Now, I've seen some ...
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Contact search in Xperia Z doesn't show all contacts

The contacts system on my Xperia Z doesn't search through all my contacts, for some reason. All of the contacts were imported from my Google account, which has no groups or anything special. As an ...