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If it doesn't work out of the box, which is the case with many Android phones, then you have a few different options: A launcher replacement which adds this feature (may not work with all ROMs) A custom ROM like cyanogen mod, which has this feature built in. You can read more about custom ROMs here Wait for an official update which adds this feature. ...


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According to How to install ClockworkMOD Recovery on Sony Xperia Neo V this should be possible using UnlockRoot (download), which requires a Windows (XP/VISTA/7) computer. The process is described at How To Root Android Devices Using Unlock Root Tool, basically as follows: You should have a backup of your data (for safety reasons) Your device should be ...


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The boot loader is unlocked yes? If it is, I am not certain if it can be re-locked again for the OTA update to proceed. Do not accept OTA updates if the bootloader is unlocked! Best bet would be to use the Sony's companion phone software under Windows and let that update it manually instead :) Do not try that in a virtual machine/virtual box/vmware! ...


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I also had this problem with Lux, always light reported -1, which I don't know it's a problem either from phone, sensor, Android, or Lux itself! BTW, I solved it by using front camera instead of light sensor. here is how: go to Lux settings click on Sample Collection click on Light reading modes select Camera instead of Light sensor select Front camera ...


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Plug in your phone and drag the APK file onto the SD card. Then go on the phone and download a file manager (ASTRO File Manager is my favorite) from the Play Store. Then in the file manager find your apk file (it should be in /sdcard or /mnt/sdcard). Tap on the APK file and an installer should show up.


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Maybe this is not the best soultion but you can also install application directly to your Android device from PC using Android SDK. Run this command in command line to install .apk: adb install /path/to/file.apk


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Try calibrating your battery, it helped me a lot. I had the same issue, 100%, immediately to low 7% again 70%, like that. Calibration means, it just removes battery_stats.bin from your /system/ and OS will regenerate another one. This will remove any miscalculations. After calibrating, it's recommended to drain your phone to the fullest and charge them back ...


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I think there's a reason you're having a hard time finding information about how to relock the bootloader and install the OTA: according to this thread you might brick your phone with the OTA update. Why do you want the OTA instead of some custom ROM to begin with? Are there any unique features? I'd play it safe if I were you and just go with custom ROMs in ...



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