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In this year, Sony has added numerous new members to the Xperia family but no one taste the Jelly Bean love, on the other hand other manufactures has scheduled their devices to receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean even some of their devices comes with Jelly Bean out of the box and some of them has received Jelly Bean update, today Sony has also broken the silence and has provided us the official Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Xperia devices list.
Not a while ago Sony announced the Xperia T, Xperia TX and Xperia V, these are three lucky devices that will receive the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update soon in mid of 2013’s first quarter, some other devices Xperia J, Xperia S, Xperia acro S, Xperia Ion, Xpeira P and Xperia Go will also receive the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, however Sony hasn’t mentioned the release date for them yet. Here’s a bad news for those of you have purchased Xperia devices that announced in 2012, owners of 2011 Xperia devices will not receive the update, they’ll remain on the Ice Cream Sandwich such as the Xperia Arc, Xperia Play and Xperia Neo, they have to use custom ROMs to taste Jelly Bean sweetness.
If you love to apply hacks on your Sony Xperia Play, its bootloader should be unlocked but bootloader unlocking is bit tricky. Thanks to senior XDA developer member fma965 who make a easy method to unlock the bootloader of Xperia Play. Before you unlock bootloader first bear in mind that it will void the warranty of your device, so if you can’t afford this lose, stay away from bootloader unlocking.
If you’re interested first confirm that your device bootloader can be unlocked or not, to do so, open phone dialer app, tap *#*#7378423#*#* a service menu will appear, then tap on Service info > Configuration > Rooting Status, if it says bootloader unlocked allowed, you’re able you unlock the bootloader of the device by following below guide, otherwise you can’t. Charge the device battery and make a backup of your device data such as SMS, internet setting, contacts music files etc because the below procedure may wipe data, you can sync your contacts with Gmail account and for messages use SMS apps, lastly use file expert app to backup apps.
What you should do with your newly purchased Sony Ericsson Xperia Play? Yes, if you like to customize your device, you’ll have to root the device, rooting will void the every limitation of Sony Ericsson on your Xperia Play and enables you to install every non-Google Play application on your device too.
XDA developer member CrimsonKnight13 has found two methods to root your Xperia Play, one is SuperOneClick that root the device in one click and another is DooMLoRD’s toolkit. Here’s instruction for both methods to root the device. But keep in mind that these methods are just for Sony Ericsson Xperia Play model number R800x running Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread or lower version than Android 2.3.3. If you want to know about the detail of your smartphone, on your device, go Setting>About Phone, there you’ll complete detail about your device.
Good news for the owners of Sony Xperia Play, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich beta version has been released for their device, so many basic functions are working, however it’s not final version for that you can expect some bugs and it may not stable. If you’re interested first note that don’t try it if.
As we know well about Sony Xperia S theme, a stylish and attractive theme, and it’s available for Sony Xperia Play too, if you’ve Sony Xperia Play, just install this theme and bring a Sony Xperia S look and feel on your Xperia Play, an XDA developer jjkkyu released it for you, this theme has.
If you are using Sony Ericson Xperia Play and want to install the Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich you are on a right place below you can see a guide for this purpose. Before you get started make sure that you have manage your back-up because below steps can damage your valued data and for this purpose you also need your device’s battery charge at least 60%. For this purpose you need a Rooted Device with Clockworkmod Recovery installed.
Turn on USB Debugging, on your homescreen tap Menu> Settings> Application> Development. Then, make sure that USB debugging is checked.
Do you want to unlock bootloader of your Sony Ericsson Xperia? Well! Here’s a guide for your Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc/Neo/Pro/Play. But keep in mind that if you unlock the bootloader of your Xperia phone, it will void its warranty, however if you can afford this lose, just see below guide to unlock. ( Note:.
If you are using an Android os Phone and want to make video call and you don’t know that how you can do it. Here you’ll learn that how you can do video call using Android but here I’ll than to Android Advices.com for this extra ordinary effort. Below you can see detailed steps…