SONY ERICSSON XPERIA ARC Posts on XDA

Xperia Arc, Neo and Ray Receive 15-Button Status Bar

Some of the most underrated modifications that developers make  are the status bar widget modifications. Being able to pull the status bar down and change everything from 2G and 3G (on some phones, even 4G), turning Bluetooth and WiFi on and off and even having a flashlight toggle.XDA Senior Member hansip87 released a modification for the...

Modify Your Xperia Arc With Anywhere From 3 to 11 Home Screens

For most people, being able to change the number of home screens on their Android devices requires getting an aftermarket launcher application, such as ADW.Launcher or LauncherPro. However, some people enjoy the stock launchers that come on their phones, and would rather be able to customize it than replace it entirely. For those carrying the Sony...

Workaround for the Xperia Neo and Xperia Arc 0% Battery Issue

For the unaware, there is a bug for some Sony Ericsson Xperia phones---namely the Xperia Neo and the Xperia Arc---which causes the battery gauge to misread the charge as 0%. Though there is no inherent danger, the bug is still annoying. The bug primarily appears when users downgrade from 2.3.4 to 2.3.2. XDA Senior Member Bazoocaze...

Sony Leading the Android Pack–Official ICS Beta Released for Xperia Models

It looks like ever since the second half of last year, manufacturers have begun approaching us with a lot more interest and with somewhat open arms. We have seen many things ranging from HTC going back on their locked bootloader initiative, to Samsung updating their repo's almost immediately upon new releases are in the wild,...

Full Touch Recovery Released for Some Sony Ericsson, Huawei and Samsung Phones

Choosing your recovery is a big deal. For most people, they're luck enough to get at least one good one and it's usually ClockworkMod Recovery. On other devices, though, users can have two, three up to half a dozen choices for their recoveries. For some select devices, they now even have the option for a...

Tool Gives Xperia Arc Users Ability to Unpack/Repack and Modify Image Files

Sometimes development can be fueled by nothing more than a well made tool or tutorial that gets people started. In most cases, it's some sort of kitchen that takes some of the hard parts of making a ROM and turns it into a simple menu option. In other cases, it's a 10 minute tutorial showing...

Auto Installer for Sony Xperia Line Helps Get ClockworkMod Recovery to Users Easier

Installing a recovery on a phone has the potential to be challenging. On some devices, it's as easy as flashing a kernel. On others, it's knowing how to use ADB in your command prompt (or terminal) to push the recovery to the correct partition and hope you didn't just turn your beautiful device into a...

Sony Ericsson Announces Ice Cream Sandwich For 2011 Models

After Samsung, Sony Ericsson has also announced its plans for Ice Cream Sandwich updates. Also, not unlike Samsung, only its most recent models will get the update, exluding, for example, 2010's Xperia X10.If you've got a 2011 model, however, here's the schedule for the phased rollout: starting in late March, the Xperia arc S, Xperia...

Play With Voltages On Your Xperia Neo and Arc With SetXperia

There are several advantages on having a rooted device. One of them is that it allows you to install apps that would otherwise be barred by the device itself. The other advantage is that this allows you to do other fun things like making your device faster and/or more battery efficient. XDA member inteks has released a...

Reboot Options App For Xperia Variants

For the Xperia X10/X8/X10 mini and X10 mini pro owners out there, you might be aware that XDA forum members DooMLoRD and MrHassell have developed and app to provide some reboot options in a convenient menu.The app currently features:Widget icon Fast power off Reboot command is itself very fast and the device reboots much faster Reboot into recovery...

Bootloader for Sony Xperia Devices to Come Unlocked… Somewhat

Earlier today, we were informed that someone at Sony's management was dropped on his/her head and started reasoning properly about the future of their devices. Well, maybe that is a bit of an exaggeration but the fact still remains the same. For those of you unaware of what went on earlier today, Sony Ericsson announced...

Xperia Arc Launcher Extracted and Working for Most Android Devices!

We always go crazy over new devices for several reasons. Whether it is specs, capabilities, or external looks, we always wonder what the device actually feels like when using it. The UI or launchers have become a distinctive fingerprint for most Android devices as each manufacturer seems to have their own flavor (HTC has Sense,...