Tag: Tips & Tricks

  • Sony Ericsson’s tips to extend Xperia X10 battery life [Video]

    Sony Ericsson released an Xperia X10 support video earlier this week to give some tips to extend battery performance. The timing of the video is somewhat curious, being released 18 months into the phone’s cycle. Most people reading this will already know about most of the tips and we covered much of this and more […]

  • Android 2.3.4 goodies ported to Xperia X10

    Sony Ericsson has started to release the Android 2.3.4 update for its 2011 range of Xperia handsets. If you want to know exactly what this includes, we did a comprehensive feature roundup here. As Xperia X10 owners are unlikely to see any more updates past Android 2.3.3, people have been trying to port the new […]

  • Root your Gingerbread Xperia X10 [Tutorial]

    It has been just over a month since Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread started rolling out on the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. We still get many questions asking us how to root the handset so we thought we’d knock together this quick guide that should cover the process in step-by-step detail. We’ve adopted this method from xda-developer […]

  • Unlock your Xperia in minutes via Xperia Unlocked

    For those of you that may have bought your Sony Ericsson Xperia smartphone locked to a network and are looking to free your phone, then you may want to check out a new website dedicated to permanently unlocking your handset. XperiaUnlocked.com recently launched allowing you to unlock most of the 2010 range of Xperia smartphones […]

  • Xperia X10 Schematics available to download

    Now that the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is over a year old, some of you may start to have problems with the handset as it starts to age. If you’re one of those people that likes to take action in your own hands then we’ve got a couple of PDFs that should help to give […]

  • Guide to removing Timescape and other apps from your X10

    We get many emails from Xperia X10 readers asking how to delete certain applications from their handset. There are a number of apps that will start on boot even if you have no intention in using them. These apps use unnecessary memory and processor power and they can also significantly drain the battery. By removing […]

  • Xperia arc Home Launcher now available for X10

    It was a matter of time before some of the key system files from the Sony Ericsson Xperia arc would be downloaded for all to dissect. Well that time has come, with the system files making an appearance on xda-developers. A number of apps have been extracted, one of the key being the new home […]

  • Boost your Xperia X10 performance – JIT installation guide

    Judging from our last poll, the vast majority of you are running stock Sony Ericsson firmware, despite the various custom ROM options. Well many of you may not be aware that there is an easy way of enhancing your X10 performance by installing a JIT (just-in-time) compiler. JIT compilation is a method to improve the […]

  • Two colour black/white Xperia X10’s look the business

    Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 owners are faced with a matte black or glossy white colour choice when choosing their handset. However, some X10 owners are not satisfied and are starting to mix & match the housing colours to produce some quite striking results. We’ve got some pictures below showing a ‘stormtrooper’ Xperia X10 (the front […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]