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  1. Android News

    More Sony phones being upgraded to Android 7.1.1

    Sony is updating the Xperia Z5 family the Z4 Tablet, and the Z3 Plus to Android 7.1.1 today. The devices have already been enjoying Nougat for quite some time, as they've been on Android 7.0 since February.
  2. Android News

    Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Premium now receiving Android 7.0 Nougat

    Sony is rolling out Android Nougat to the Xperia Z5 family, with the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Premium getting the update now. The Xperia Z5 Compact is expected to follow soon. This new update brings multi-window support, as well as a new home screen and improved battery life.
  3. doctr_zaius

    Help Needed Recovering Deleted Files

    I have been trying to recover some deleted photos/videos with no success. I have tried numerous programs and apps. The closest I have come stops when my device shows that it is not rooted: I have not been able to do so as yet. I was hoping to find a way to create a disk image of the internal...
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    Root New Z5 compact in bad shpe

    Hi all, I got the Z5 compact about 4months ago and it started doing trouble at least 2 months ago, which is super frustrating [emoji16] Sometimes the phone stop responding and frees about 20 sec later but still not 100%. Some apps just won't load or hang, including what's app. The workaround...
  5. Android News

    Sony announces which devices will be receiving Android Nougat

    Sony has taken to its blog to tell everyone which devices will be receiving the update to Android Nougat: - Xperia Z3+ - Xperia Z4 Tablet - Xperia Z5 - Xperia Z5 Compact - Xperia Z5 Premium - Xperia X - Xperia XA - Xperia XA Ultra - Xperia X Performance
  6. Prso9

    Help Photo's

    Hi, When I take a photo with my camera, sometimes the photo saves in the DCIM/100ANDROID folder as a DSC.jpg file, then sometimes it saves in the DCIM/.thumbnails folder as a 13 digit number jpg file. What's the difference between these and why do they save in different locations?
  7. Android News

    Stamina Mode finally returns to the Sony Xperia Z5 series

    We knew that Stamina Mode was coming back to Sony devices thanks to beta versions of the firmware going out to devices last month. This week though, we've started to see the official Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update pushed to the Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact and Z5 Dual. Not only does this update...
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    Notice of incoming message

    Is there a setting that can wake my Z5C up and display that a message has arrived, such that I just need to swipe the screen to read the message? (My old Samsung Galaxy S2 did this for messages. I note that the Z5C does wake up, BUT ONLY FOR INCOMING PHONE CALLS!) :(
  9. Android News

    DEAL: Amazon discounts the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact by $100

    If you thought the Xperia Z5 Compact was too expensive then this latest sale might pique your interest. Amazon has brought the price of both the Black and the White versions of the Xperia Z5 Compact from $500 down to $400.
  10. Android News

    Sony Xperia Z5 Compact is now getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow

    Android 6.0 Marshmallow has already gotten to the Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Premium. Now, Xperia Z5 Compact users are getting the same love today.
  11. Android News

    Sony is rolling out Marshmallow to the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact and Xperia Z5 Premium in Japan

    Sony had previously pushed Marshmallow to the Z5 in Turkey and now it looks like they are expanding into more markets now. The company is in the middle of updating the entire Xperia Z5 series to Marshmallow in Japan. Sony UK had previously said they are targeting a March 7th date to update the...
  12. Android News

    Sony Xperia Z5 series, Z4 Tablet, and Z3+ Marshmallow update scheduled for March 7 in the UK

    Sony Uk is planning to release the Marshmallow update for its Xperia Z5 series, Z4 Tablet, and Z3+ devices starting on March 7. There's no word when other markets will be treated to the same update, but it should be soon.
  13. Android News

    Sony has already discounted the US models of the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact

    Sony took forever to release the Z5 and Z5 Compact into the United States. When they finally released it, they sold it at launch price and even removed the fingerprint scanner. It's unclear if low sales of the Z5 and Z5 Compact influenced this price cut, but the Xperia Z5 is $60 cheaper and the...
  14. Android News

    The Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact are now available in the US

    Sony has officially announced availability of the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact in the United States. The devices are going for $599 and $499, respectively.
  15. Android News

    Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact now available in the US

    Sony has brought their latest creations, the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact to the US. Notably missing from the US variant of these devices is the lack of a fingerprint scanner. With support in Android 6.0 Marshmallow, this is a bit of a confusing omission for these top of the line devices.
  16. Android News

    The Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact will be available in the US on February 7th

    We knew that Sony was bringing the Z5 and Z5 compact to the US, but we didn't exactly know when. It's now been revealed that both of these devices will be available to US customers on February 7th for $599.99(regular Z5) and $499.99(Z5 Compact)
  17. Prso9

    Help Auto Rotate

    Hi, Is there no way you can turn off the auto rotate from the quick settings when in landscape mode? It only seems to do it in portrait
  18. Android News

    US versions of the Sony Xperia Z5 won't have fingerprint scanners

    Sony has clarified that the Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact for the US won't be coming with fingerprint scanners, which is a very odd decision. The fingerprint sensor was problematic due to its small surface area, but we wouldn't say the issue was so bad that it warranted exclusion altogether.
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    Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact Headed for the United States on February 7th

    Sony has announced that they are finally bringing the Z5 and the Z5 Compact into the United States in February. The Z5 Compact will run you $499 and the regular Z5 will be priced at $599 and both will be unlocked and run on GSM networks
  20. Yesevil

    Lag Issues

    Hi all, Just wondering if anyone else has experienced major lag issues with their Z5C? I've had mine a couple of months now and it just seems a lot slower than my old Z3C. Sometimes I can be waiting 10-15 seconds for the phone to respond and an app to open. I'm not a majorly heavy user...
  21. Android News

    Sony Uses Xperia Z5 Compacts to Create the World's First "48K" 360-Degree Video

    Sony recently took 12 different Xperia Z5 Compacts, attached them to a rig and recorded some 4K video from them all at once. The took this footage and spliced together a 360-degree video and posted it up on YouTube to show everyone what they were able to do with the latest from Sony Mobile.
  22. Android News

    Sony confirms Xperia Z5 Compact display issues, plans a fix for next week

    Sony has confirmed that the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact does, indeed, have a touch screen responsiveness issue. Thankfully it seems to be something that's addressable via software, as the company has promised a fix to come next week.