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Is there a way to manually install Google Play store on a factory reset Xperia Play?

I factory reset my Sony Xperia Play because unfortunately it had become unusable. I factory reset it again and cleared the data after leaving the Market app to update itself didn't work. The Xperia ...
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My mobile doesn't read my sd card

My Sony Xperia Play doesn't read the memory card. It only says unavailable. Trying to format it didn't help either. I have tried many methods but the same problem occurs, so what to do?
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Meaning of purple blinking on Sony Ericsson Play (R800)?

The phone went off and I cannot turn it on. I tried pulling battery out, but it did not help. Cannot also connect it to SEUS since it does not detect a mobile connected. Now, when I connect a mobile ...
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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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Xperia Play (R800a) stuck at Sony Ericcson logo on boot

OK then: Recently, the Xperia Play's screen has been broke. I just put in the new flex cable and THAT seems to work... except now: I can only start the phone on USB power, otherwise it freezes at the ...
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Sony Xperia Play CDMA to GSM

I have an Xperia Play that was originally with Verizon and therefore using CDMA. I want to use it with the Rogers network now. I've read that the Qualcomm chip inside supports both types of networks ...
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Xperia Play MTP driver fails to install

When trying to update my Xperia Play with PC Companion, it fails to install the drivers for my device. I plug it in, it tries up until it says a problem has occured installing the hardware. My screen ...
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Get original xperia play content back on device after removing it

I've rooted my phone a while ago, deleted random apps I didn't really need that were pre installed. But now there's a potential buyer so I'd like to restore to the way it was the second I've brought ...
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Rooting Xperia Play 2.3.4 without unlocking bootloader

After reading many forums, just came across this site. I may sound outdated, but I want to root my Xperia play. After reading many forums. I am confused. I have an unlocked Xperia Play 2.3.4 build 4....
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Will installing CM9 on Xperia PLAY, lose its Playstation power?

I want to know that if I install CM9 on my Xperia PLAY will it lose its ability to play Playstation games or the games which uses D-pad controls & X,O controls? How will it affect performance? ...
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Where is the SMS "Drafts" folder on the Xperia Play?

The manual says when typing a text, if you stop to answer a call, whatever you were typing is placed into a "Draft" folder or is saved as a draft. The thing is, that I have never seen or found any "...
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How do I unlock my bootloader with Omnius?

I want to unlock the bootloader of my Carrier Locked O2-UK Xperia Play. When I go into the service menu and check if my bootloader can be unlocked it says "allowed:no". After further research I found ...
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USB drivers on the xperia play

I'm helping out a friend with rooting Xperia play, I spent 5 hours trying to root it yesterday with him and we couldn't. We tried gingerbreak and z4mod but they did not work, so we tried the fastboot ...
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Xperia play bootloader locked?

Hi guys i've been trying for quite a while to unlock the bootloader of the phone i've bought. It's from hong kong and branded to vodafone it's not sim locked as I tried an optus sim and it worked. I ...
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