Category: Tips & Tricks

  • Root your Xperia X10 and X10 mini in one click

    There are many that have still not rooted their Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 handsets mainly due to the perceived complexity involved. Ever since the root for the Xperia X10 was first announced the process has got easier and easier. The recently announced Exploid root method for the X10 mini and X10 mini pro handsets already […]

  • Video guide to Xperia X10 Root

    The Xperia X10 root became publically available yesterday and there are already a number of people who are having difficulties in successfully rooting their device. However, don’t fear, help is at hand from Youtube member gne0n. He has produced a 10 minute video that goes through the full rooting procedure. Use it as a supplement […]

  • X10 mini Debrand Tutorial

    Now that the X10 mini is becoming widely available, many users are looking to debrand their handsets. Just in time, we have a debranding tutorial for the X10 mini that should help ease your woes. The methodology in debranding the handset is essentially the same as that for the Xperia X10. However, we’ve still outlined […]

  • X10 mini gets dissected, marvel at how SE packed everything in

    Those busy bods over at iFixit have released some teardown pics of the 2.55-inch X10 mini, but not only that, they have also released step-by-step instructions on how to disassemble it yourself too. Given how the X10 mini is one of the smallest Android phones around it’s interesting to see how the engineers managed to […]

  • Helix Launcher brings significant battery boost to Xperia X10

    The great thing about Android is that you can pretty much customise any aspect of your phone. One such feature is the Sony Ericsson home screen (i.e. the desktop) that can be replaced by third-party solutions such as HelixLauncher and Zeam. As will as the benefit of additional home screens, these third-party solutions are optimised […]

  • DIY stand for Xperia X10

    Some lucky Xperia X10 owners managed to snag a stand for their handset when they bought the phone, however the majority out there have to make do with just holding the handset when watching video content on that gorgeous 4-inch screen. However, Victor Chen took matters into his own hands and decided to make a […]

  • Xperia X10 Disassembly Guide

    Anyone who is curious about the internals of their Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 will probably be glad to check out this teardown guide. Disassembling the Xperia X10 is a tricky process, but thankfully McKebapp from xda-developers has gone through the hard work detailing the step-by-step process in taking your handset apart. He has kindly allowed […]

  • Rebranding your Xperia X10 [Tutorial]

    Flashing the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 that was originally running X10i firmware to X10a (and vice versa) leads to a problem that means SEUS will not be able to update the phone for future updates. If you have this problem, we have posted a short tutorial below that will get your handset rebranded. If you […]

  • Xperia X10 disassembled in mission to end touchscreen debate

    Enterprising modder McKebapp from the xda-developers forums has done what most wouldn’t dare to. He invalidated his warranty by disassembling his Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, just because he was bored “waiting for root on my mobile.” The whole process sounded relatively straight forward. Once the screws were removed, the case parts were clipped together and […]

  • Debrand your Xperia X10 [Tutorial]

    Those of you with carrier branded Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 handsets need to fret no more. The guide below shows you how to unbrand the handset. Debranding enables you to get the latest updates quicker and hopefully speeds up the handset too. We have attached a quick tutorial and the necessary files to debrand your […]

  • Improving your Xperia X10 battery life

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 handset has now been released in a number of markets and one of the biggest negative points I’m hearing on the handset (apart from the keyboard) is its battery life. There’s no denying that the Xperia X10 does drain its battery quickly, even compared to some other Android handsets, however […]

  • New Xperia X10 support videos cover email setup & media transfer

    Sony Ericsson has released a further four support videos for the Xperia X10 Android smartphone. This follows from the previous four videos that covered getting started, messaging, contacts and web browsing. This time around the support videos concentrate on setting up email accounts, setting up an Exchange account, transferring media and the last video looks […]

  • Xperia X10 wallpaper gallery now available

    We just wanted to flag that we have now added a Wallpaper section to the blog. Our aim is to provide high quality wallpaper for your Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 handset. Instructions on how to download wallpaper is included above. To kick things off, we have a number of images in three categories Abstract, Babes […]

  • Installing the HTC keyboard on the Xperia X10

    One of the biggest gripes I’m hearing on the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 relates to keyboard input. People are having problems with letters needing several touches before being recognised as well as inaccurate text entry. Some say that this is just a function of a capacitive display, but personally I have had no problems with […]

  • Sony Ericsson releases Xperia X10 support videos

    Sony Ericsson has today released a number of support videos for the Xperia X10 handset. This includes a getting started video along with three others that looks at messaging, transferring contacts and web browsing. You can check them all out after the break.