Sony Xperia S/P/U/Sola/GO Thread

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones' started by comp@ddict, Aug 21, 2012.

  1. sam9953

    sam9953 Active Member
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    I don't understand. Is there anything wrong with most of the RAM getting used, the case with my N900 was different. The more used, the better.
     
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  2. Xavier

    Xavier Well-Known Member
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    It is and it isn't. Over a year ago, there were several posts doing the rounds where it was mentioned that in Android, free RAM is wasted RAM. I believe, Android Central had a very popular article on this. Having used 5 iterations of Android, my (unverified) opinion is that this was true only up to Gingerbread. Since ICS, Google has somehow changed its RAM management on Android. While I can't prove this, I would be daft to not admit that my 3 android devices get considerably faster once I free up some RAM.

    Having said that, I have also noticed that lagginess occurs only after the free RAM has fallen below a certain threshold. For instance, on my S2, I find no difference in performance whether I have 450MB or 250MB free RAM. However, below 250MB, I can definitely notice the dip in performance. I do not use task killers simply because they are battery killers as the apps and their processes/services simply restart, thereby causing additional CPU cycles and a strain on the battery. Rogue apps should be detected and uninstalled/frozen rather than frequently killed using task killers.
     
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  3. shadow747

    shadow747 Active Member
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    its a video player name(bs player free)..it has pop up video mode like galaxy s3..was trying it so found this issue..
     
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  4. sam9953

    sam9953 Active Member
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    I don't experience any lag even though I have just 200 MB of RAM free.
    I use dice player and it is the best.
     
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  5. shadow747

    shadow747 Active Member
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    ^^ok will try this player out..And. I agree xperia s is managing ram ok smooth as even with free ram in around 250 range..
     
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  6. randomuser111

    randomuser111 Active Member
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    Sorry to be bringing bad news but there is some major change going on at Sony Mobile with regards to software updates, so all updates have been delayed till Q1 2013 now. No Sony device will get JB this year.

    Really strange decision I must say considering the fact that JB is ready for most Xperia phones.
     
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  7. pauldmps

    pauldmps Well-Known Member
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    So the phone needs to be rooted for most important features of any anti-theft app to work. So i want to how to both root & unroot my xperia u(in case a visit to the service center is needed).
     
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  8. randomuser111

    randomuser111 Active Member
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    Download Flashtool from here

    www.mediafire.com/?wrig0y1309o7sef

    113mb

    Then connect your phone to PC via USB. Then open Flashtool x64 (if you have x64 system) or Flashtool (for x86). Click on Tools - Root - Force ADB Restore hack. Your phone will be rooted.

    To unroot click on Tools - Root - Unroot Device.

    This works for ICS, not sure about GB
     
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  9. sam9953

    sam9953 Active Member
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    Well, its really sad news. I was hoping for JB to come soon for the Xperia S.
     
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  10. YKW

    YKW Active Member
    Disciple

    Hey I got some error while rooting my Xperia U using Flashtool
    Flashtool.jpg

    Please help me out...

    Do I need my bootloader to be unlocked for this method?

    Edit : It seems the image is unclear
    The error message says :
    28/029/2012 15:29:55 - ERROR - Cleaning rootit files
    Mounting /system R/W
    FTError
     
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  11. randomuser111

    randomuser111 Active Member
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    Was USB Debugging option checked when you connected your phone ?
     
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  12. YKW

    YKW Active Member
    Disciple

    Yes it was checked
     
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  13. pauldmps

    pauldmps Well-Known Member
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    @randomuser111

    Thanks. rooted! Now avast AT works with full features.
     
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  14. comp@ddict

    comp@ddict Well-Known Member
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    FXP144a released (CM10 right?)

    AOKP Xperia Released.


    awesomeness!
     
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  15. YKW

    YKW Active Member
    Disciple

    Yay...rooted my XU. Actually I was using some old version of flashtool, downloaded and installled the one provided above and it worked!
    Thanks randomuser! :bigok:
     
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  16. pauldmps

    pauldmps Well-Known Member
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    How come my XU cannot handle 1080p videos despite being dual-core ??
     
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  17. sam9953

    sam9953 Active Member
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    ^ In my XS 1080P are amazing.
     
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  18. damn

    damn Active Member
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    For all of 2012 line up or for some particular model? Atleast for the S, I think the camera does not work.
     
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  19. comp@ddict

    comp@ddict Well-Known Member
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    FXP 145 released for Xperua U/Go/Sola and Ion/S/Acro S/T



    freexperia - FreeXperia - Google Project Hosting
     
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  20. rajeshjsl

    rajeshjsl Active Member
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    guys help me ,

    my any kind of tethering doesn't provides me internet access to my computer (tethering gets connected)
    while on mobile the inernet works fine ..
    the apn settings dont have any proxy that will be required on computer .

    while my old n70 can provide dial up connection and i can use internet on computer
    my xperia sola ics is not providing me internet access ..

    after connection i try to ping any ip and it says
    192.168.xx.xx : destinantion net unreachable ..

    HELP ME !!
     
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