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    [I disabled all alerts] Sony Xperia 5 III XQ-BQ62_61.0.A.15.45 Andoid 11 Root

    I disabled all alerts on my Sony Xperia 5 III XQ-BQ62_61.0.A.15.45 Andoid 11 Root adb reboot disemmcwp < Not sure if this helped, did it anyways. or Temux su reboot disemmcwp I adb disabled the two and then even uninstalled them :/. adb shell pm disable-user --user 0...
  2. lajmonline

    Which brand of Android phones do you think is the best?

    Which brand of Android phones do you think is the best? Samsung, Xiaomi, Huawei, Honor, OnePlus, oppo, vivo, Lenovo, Asus, Google, realme, Redmi, iqoo, Nokia, Motorola, Sony, ZTE
  3. RhinoCan

    Phone doesn't ring on incoming call - sometimes

    I'm trying to help my brother with a problem he's having with his phone. He's experienced some situations where the phone doesn't ring when someone calls. For example, the other day, he happened to have it sitting face up on his desk when a call came in and he noticed the screen change. Another...
  4. Android News

    Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact US pre-orders start April 13

    Available for $799 and $649, respectively.
  5. Android News

    Sony has a hidden 120fps mode on Xperia Phones

    Hidden in Android Kernels on Sony's Xperia models is a 1080p @ 120fps option that would double the frame rate on existing devices. It appears to be for internal testing only, but may be a sign of things to come.
  6. Android News

    Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact are up for pre-order in the US

    Sony's latest flagship smartphones are now up for pre-order in the US, at B&H specifically. The retailer wants $799.99 of your hard earned cash for the XZ2, and $649.99 for the XZ2 Compact.
  7. Android News

    Sony Xperia XA1, XA1 Ultra and XA1 Plus get Oreo update

    The Sony Xperia XA1 trio - XA1, XA1 Plus and XA1 Ultra - is getting the Android 8.0 Oreo update as. The update weighs about 900MB and bumps the Android Nougat Xperias up to Android 8.0 Oreo and brings the February 2018 security patch level.
  8. Android News

    Sony explains why there’s no headphone jack on the Xperia XZ2

    A recent FAQ published by Sony explains that the headphone jack was dropped in order to accommodate the new ‘Ambient Flow’ design, as well as the “major market trend toward wireless headphones”.
  9. Android News

    March security update rolling out to Sony Xperia XZ, XZs and X Performance

    Sony has started pushing out a new update to some of its Xperia X series smartphones (including the Xperia XZ, XZs, and X Performance). Arriving as version 41.3.A.2.99, it's a security update that brings along Android fixes for the month of March.
  10. Android News

    Android Oreo comes to the Xperia R1 and R1 Plus in India

    Sony has started rolling out Android Oreo to the Xperia R1 and R1 Plus in India.
  11. Android News

    Sony’s pass-through 3.5mm dongle for the Xperia XZ2 breaks quick charging

    After being announced at MWC, the Sony Xperia XZ2's accessories are beginning to be sold. The EC270 adapter allows you to charge your phone and use headphones at the same time. However, it seems that the charger is limited to charging at 5V/0.5A.
  12. Android News

    Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact announced: New design

    Sony has announced the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact, bringing a new design, better camera, and enhanced audio.
  13. Android News

    Sony patches Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs and X Performance for "Spectre" and "Meltdown"

    Sony Mobile is rolling a new firmware update for the Xperia XZ, Xperia XZs and Xperia X Performance devices this morning. The new update brings the February 2018 Android security patch to these devices, moving the build number from 41.3.A.2.58 to version 41.3.A.2.75. This latest security patch...
  14. Android News

    Specs and pricing for Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leak

    After an alleged prototype leak recently, now specs for both Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact have leaked. Common specs include Snapdragon 845 SoC, 4GB/64GB memory, Gorilla Glass 5-protected displays with 18:9 aspect ratio, no 3.5mm headphone jack, and rear mounted fingerprint sensor.
  15. Android News

    Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact renders leak

    A purported photo of the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact has leaked. The device is shown with an elegant design. It's said we will learn more about it at Mobile World Congress.
  16. Android News

    After Oreo update, no Sony Xperia phone will have 'night mode' option

    Sony's Xperia XA1 series of phones come with a "Good night actions," feature through which users can reduce the blue light of the display. However, the company has now confirmed that the functionality will be stripped off in the Oreo update.
  17. Android News

    Leak reveals Android 8.1-powered Sony Xperia XZ2 Pro with 18:9 display

    A new Sony smartphone has leaked through an HTML benchmark test. The device carries Xperia XZ2 moniker, runs Android 8.1 Oreo, and the 'screen size' section in the benchmark suggests the phone will feature an aspect ratio of 18:9.
  18. Android News

    Deal: Sony Sony Xperia XZ Premium for $480

    Priced back in the day at $800, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium is currently sold by most US retailers for $600. But B&H has it discounted at $480.
  19. Android News

    Sony announces new 4K HDR Android TVs with Google Assistant built-in

    Sony has announced a new series of 4K HDR TVs that feature Android TV with Google Assistant built-in.
  20. Android News

    Sony Xperia XZ Premium gets patches for "Meltdown" and "Spectre"

    Sony Xperia XZ Premium owners started receiving the latest firmware update for their phones. The build number moves from 47.1.A.12.34 to 47.1.A.12.75 and brings February security update that fixes “Meltdown” and “Spectre” CPU vulnerabilities.
  21. Android News

    Sony Xperia XZ2 accidentally outed by carrier on Twitter

    A curious customer tweeted to Three Ireland, inquiring about the availability of a new Sony Xperia handset. More specifically, Mike was asking about the Xperia XA2. In response, the carrier tweeted back that it would not carry the XA2, but that the XZ2 was coming soon to the carrier. The Xperia...
  22. Android News

    Android Oreo 8.0 rolling out to Sony Xperia X and X Compact

    Sony has started rolling out an update to Android Oreo 8.0 to its Xperia X and Xperia X Compact phones.
  23. Android News

    Android Oreo rolls out to Xperia X and X Compact

    Sony Mobile has begun rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo firmware update for the Xperia X and Xperia X Compact. The new update will move you from build number 34.3.A.0.252 to version 34.4.A.0.364.
  24. Android News

    Sony to replace CEO Kaz Hirai

    Sony has announced that CEO Kaz Hirai will be replaced as of April 1st. While CFO Kenichiro Yoshida is named as his replacement, Hirai will become Chairman.
  25. Android News

    Sony pledges two years of updates for its flagship devices

    A new update to Sony's software policy has revealed the company pledges two years of software updates for their flagship devices.