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Xperia Z1 freezes and reboots

I know that this is bug in Stock Lolipop 5.1.1, still i haven't collected any kernel logs because when i need root i just use custom roms, because they are more flexible and there i don't have that ...
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how to uninstall apps installed on non existing sdcard

I've moved some apps on my lollipop to sdcard after I formated the sdcard I cannot uninstall those apps from the device they appears like this :
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access xperia z1 compact with broken screen?

My Xperia Z1 compact runs CM12. Unfortunately it has fallen on its bottom left corner and the touch screen is completely unresponsive. The cost of a replacement screen is more than a new phone with ...
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What is the difference between generic and branded flashtoolfirmwarefiles (.ftf)?

I want to root my phone a Sony Xperia Z1 C6903 and followed this guide to downgrade it to Android 4.4.4 KitKat 14.4.A.0.108 Firmware first. Because the link to the provided firmware is dead I ...
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which APK for Google play services?

On my Sony Xperia Z1 Compact running CyanogenMod, I had the Google Play Services installed as an APK. At the time I must have thought that this was better than installing GApps - for being able to ...
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How do i recover data from internal memory on a dead Xperia Z1?

I have a Xperia Z1 and when i try turning it on nothig happens. When i plug it in i get a flashing red LED. I have important photos on the internal memory inside it so i wonder if i can in some way ...
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Xperia Z1 camera problem

I need someone who knows about flashing, bootloader unlocking and related topics for this problem: My Xperia Z1 doesn't take photos when the app tries to focus. With no focus enabled it goes ...
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Recovery messed up after phone discharging with no os

I was trying to install CM12 on my Xperia Z1. The zip didn't appear in the SD card in recovery. I accidentally erased the OS thinking that I needed to remove it, then the phone discharged and now its ...
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theme chooser for cm 12 broken/disappeared after update?

On my Xperia Z1 compact and cm 12 I used the Dark Material theme. Then after a recent update it was disabled 'after too many app crashes'. I tried to set it again but now every time I go to settings->...
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Sony Xperia Z1 will not boot up

A month ago, i used Kingroot to root my Sony Xperia Z1 running lollipop . Today, my dad called me on the phone and i picked up. 5 minutes later, the phone will not boot up. I thought that the battery ...
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Silent mode on Z1 Compact Lollipop 5.1?

I have a Sony Z1 Compact. Android 5.0 had a beautiful silent mode. Pushing the power button the screen went on, locked, and when you pressed the volume button you could set it to silent, optionally ...
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CyanogenMod on Xperia Z1 compact: Amami or Yuga

I have in stalled CyanogenMod (CM) 12.1 on my Sony Xperia Z1 compact -- according to the CM website the name for that device is amami. The OS (Cyanogenmod version) that it runs, very much to my ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 randomly rebooted and when it came back up, apps on the SD card read “Application not found”

Just last night I was moving apps to my SD card and the phone (Sony Xperia Z1) randomly restarted. When it came back up, all the apps on my SD card no longer worked. Their icons became generic with a ...
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App notifications block setting not set after phone restart

I updated my Sony Xperia Z1's Android to Lollipop (official update from Sony) a few days ago, and just noticed that the applications having their notifications blocked reset back when my phone is ...
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my phone's display is damaged and i need to transfer all the data from the phone but it has a screen lock, what can be done? [duplicate]

my phone's display is damaged and there's a crack on it's screen too. before getting the phone repaired i need to transfer all the data from the phone to my mac but i am facing a problem while doing ...
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How do I install CyanogenMod on Sony Xperia Z1 Compact?

I have rooted my compact device, but I'm not able to use ROM Manager because the app says my device isn't supported. I am trying to download CyanogenMod on my Z1 Compact. Since ROM Manager doesn't ...
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Unable to copy anything to internal storage

my phone is a Xperia Z1 Compact, with Android version 4.4.4 and no SD card in. It's supposed to have around 1 Gb of free storage left, but when i connect it via USB to my pc i cannot copy any file to ...
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Quickly turn on / off lock screen?

Is there someway to quickly turn on / off the lock screen without delving into the settings? Most of the time I want the lock screen, but when using the device to play music / the radio I'd like ...
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sony xperia z1 whatsapp sound notification problem

Hi I have the following problem. I get whatsapp notification on the top of my screen when receiving new whatsapp message but I dont want any sound with it. I tried to look in whatsapp settings - ...
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Sony Z1 Compact: will encrypting my phone disable the camera button?

I just bought a Sony Z1 Compact with Android 4.4. It has a special camera button on the side. When the phone is off, you can press this button for a longer time, and the camera apps opens directly, ...
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Can I use Titanium Backup to migrate from a Galaxy S2 with custom rom to a new Sony Z1 Compact?

Next weekend I plan to buy a Sony Z1 Compact. Right now I have a rooted SGS2 with Android 4.3, custom rom (Avatarrom). I use Titanium Backup and this has always been great for restoring apps including ...
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Install WinXP/7/8 on Android Device

I know that it's possible to install WinXP or other Windows versions to an Android device, but I don't know how. I tried BOCHS but it doesn't work on my Xperia Z1 or I don't know how to set it up ...
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Is there any way to check the phone before buying a new device

My friend is buying xperia Z1. The actual price of the phone is around 40000 INR but he is getting it around 25000 INR. It has 1 year seller warranty with all accessories.He said the phone is imported....
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Apple Earpod one-click/Double-Click not working on Sony Xperia Z1, Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

I have Sony Xperia Z1 loaded with Android 4.4.2 Kitkat. My Apple earpods were working fine on Android Jelly Bean ie one-click will pause/play & double-click will play next song (Volume controls ...
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Disable calls and SMS and use only mobile data with active SIM card

I have a Sony Xperia Z1 packed with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. I'm interested if it's possible to setup my phone to not receive any phone calls or SMS. I would like to use my Internet connection only, ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 status bar issue

I have a Sony Xperia Z1 that suddenly decided not to react when I pull down the status bar. I restarted my mobile and also tried to use the developer options to show touches, but it still didn't work....
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Is xperia Ultra charger dock compatible with xperia Z?

There's a low cost generic charger for Ultra but not for Z1. Is xperia Ultra charger dock compatible with xperia Z1? http://dx.com/p/portable-cell-phone-usb-charging-dock-station-for-sony-xperia-z-...
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Is it possible to kill your phone by installing wrong system software? [duplicate]

I asked a question yesterday about my Sony Xperia Z1. It look likes it is completely empty and I don't have the ability to flash anything on it. But my question is: Can you break your motherboard by ...