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Former Writer · Sep 16, 2012

Increase Internal Storage on the Sony Xperia X8

Devices that ship nowadays have massive quantities of internal storage. Anywhere from 16GB to 96GB (32GB internal + 64GB external SD) depending on which device you own. While this is fantastic for anyone who keeps a lot of data stored on their devices, there are still users running older devices that don't have so much as 1GB of internal data for things like applications. Thankfully, there are new ways every day of increasing that storage, and Sony Xperia X8 owners...

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Former Writer · Mar 2, 2012

Media Profile Modification for the Xperia X8 Brings Lag Free Video

Collaborations make XDA go round. Without them we wouldn't have CyanogenMod on 50+ phones, root for most devices, or fixes to literally thousands of problems. For those carrying the Sony Ericsson Xperia X8, collaboration has brought even more fixes. XDA Senior Member CKKnot posted a thread aimed at fixing a variety of video-related problems including: 1. No lag during recording, delay, stuck, Video/Audio interleave (Video and audio does not match each other). 2. Can be played on our x8 stock...

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Conan Troutman · Mar 2, 2012

Ice Cream Sandwich Running on Sony X8, X10 Mini & X10 Mini Pro

Sony's Xperia range of devices are incredibly popular. While some of them may be considered as older devices, they still see a good amount of development activity. Since the launch of Ice Cream Sandwich, users have been patiently awaiting the delivery of stable ROMs suitable for daily use. Enter XDA Senior Member paul-xxx, who has managed to port CM9 to the X8, X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro. Although the X10 Mini has already been graced with Android 4.0 in...

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Will Verduzco · Sep 11, 2011

XPERIA X8 and X10 Bootloaders Unlocked

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X8 and X10 users, prepare for the onslaught of hacking goodness. Thanks to the work by XDA forum member the_laser, we now have a method to unlock the bootloaders of both of these Sony devices. In fact, this method works on all of the SE 2010 phone lineup. In case you may be wondering why this is relevant, an unlocked bootloader enables you to do things far beyond simply having root access. An unlocked bootloader is required...

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mic_888 · Jun 20, 2011

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 or custom kernel The XDA member states that the plan is to make an Arc/Play/Neo compatible version which will only...

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egzthunder1 · Mar 18, 2011

CM7 Gingerbread Available For the Sony Xperia X8

Most manufacturers will likely not offer a Gingerbread update for their devices (with a few high-end device exceptions), and Sony is not the exception. This is the motivation for people like XDA member jerpelea, to start looking into porting the OS onto other devices. In this case, the dev managed to get a rather good and stable build of CM7 running on the Sony Xperia X8. Of course, as with any ports, there are things that are still being worked...

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mic_888 · Jan 31, 2011

Change Fonts On Your Xperia X8

If you're bored of the standard font on your Xperia X8, XDA forum member suhel28 has helpfully provided a script to enable you to swap out the system font to another of your choice. You'll need to create a new FONTS folder on your SD card, placing any font (.ttf) file in the folder. Note that you must only place one font in the folder at any one time). Then, you just need to download and extract the script on...

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egzthunder1 · Nov 18, 2010

Attention Sony Fans… Xperia X8 Forums Added

You guys asked for it and after much deliberation, we finally decided to give Sony's latest family member a home on the XDA forum. The Xperia X8 is a mid range Android phone, which entered the mobile device market back in October. It seemed pretty obvious from the numerous requests that the device was gaining popularity, so we gave it a place were owners can talk and discuss a bit regarding some of its key advantages, weaknesses, and most importantly,...

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