Tag: Root

  • 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 […]

  • Stock Android 2.3.3 for Xperia X10 now rooted

    We knew it was just a matter of time before a root method for the latest Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread update for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 was discovered. Credit goes to aZuZu from xda-developers who has posted some step-by-step instructions here. If you need something more detailed, DooMLoRD has another guide that also includes pictures. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Root now available for latest Xperia X10 firmware

    Sony Ericsson patched the ability to root an Xperia X10 in the latest firmware update release (2.0.2.A.0.24). The guys over at xda-developers worked around this by releasing pre-rooted versions of the new firmware. However, there is now a fully-working root solution for those who had already upgraded to the latest firmware. The method uses SuperOneClick […]

  • Pre-rooted version of latest X10 update (2.0.2.A.0.24) already available

    One of the major disadvantages of the latest firmware update (2.0.2.A.0.24) for the Xperia X10 family is that you lose the ability to root. This is more than likely to put off a number of you, but fear not as zdzihu from xda-developers has already been hard at work and released a pre-rooted version of […]

  • Xperia X10 Android 2.1 Root confirmed

    One of the sticking points that some people may have had in updating their Xperia X10 or X10 mini to Android 2.1 was the loss of root. Fear not though, as a number of people over at xda-developers have confirmed that they have achieved Root using the SuperOneClick tool. There does seem to be a […]

  • Xperia X8 rooted plus first review pops up

    GSM Arena came out with the first review for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 earlier this week. The handset was praised for its size, balanced features and price tag. However, they felt that in the face of weak competition it doesn’t really have the wow factor. They also felt that Sony Ericsson was shooting itself […]

  • Exploid Root Method for Xperia X10 [Tutorial]

    Despite flagging the one-click root method for the Xperia X10 family over the weekend, there are still users that couldn’t get it to work. To help them out we’ve expanded on the original Exploid tutorial to make it easy for complete newbies to get root on their Xperia X10 handsets. This method will work for […]

  • 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 […]

  • X10 mini and X10 mini pro get root

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini and X10 mini pro handsets have been rooted thanks to kabaldan over at xda-developers. He has posted the full instructions on his website at android.doshaska.net. It seems a much more straightforward process than compared to the Xperia X10. Great news for all X10 mini and X10 mini pro owners. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Xperia X10 Root instructions released!

    Okay, the time has come. The wizards over at xda-developers have publically released the instructions on how to root the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. The process appears to be simple enough and hopefully it will be a brick-free process too. A big thanks to Jerpelea, biktor_gj and Bin4ry over at xda-developers for first obtaining root […]

  • Xperia X10 root details “imminent”

    Okay, we know that the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 root has been achieved, but what we’ve been lacking are the details. However, it appears that the coders from xda-developers are very close to releasing the instructions. Jerpelea says that the root release is “imminent” with instructions to follow shortly. To prepare for root, he says […]

  • Xperia X10 Root gets video proof

    Despite the good news that we brought to you yesterday, regarding the successful Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 root, there are still many detractors who refuse to believe it has been done. To put the issue to bed once and for all, one of the coders (biktor_gj) has released a video that shows this is no […]