thinking of getting one of these what is the battery life like if you dont play games and just use it as a phone for talking and txting ? do you need to charge it up every night
Sean, 25 Nov 2011I have got a brand new white sim free Xperia Play today for £149 from Phones4U.
Could you check something for me if you dont mind.
If you key in *#*#7378423#*#* in the phone dialer.
Then go to 'service info, then 'configuration' then at the bottom, what does it say under 'rooting status' please ?
AnonD-31370, 23 Nov 2011I love the idea of the playstation mode, but seriusly, where would you play with?Only in cases... moreI understand fully what your on about..I am in full agrreement to get back to qwerty because when you use onscreen you loose real screen estate so emails go offscreen if they are long or go behind the onscreen qwerty..I hate this full touchscreen fad and welcome some efforts by company to keep real buttons smartfones either T9,full qwerty etc ..
The trouble is these button smartfones are low quality really and not top spec..The BB 9900,Nokia E6 and HTC desire Z all have poor cameras and video recording.
update to 2.3.4 now... dont know what will happen. some says it 'eat' the battery.. nvm..lets see..
AnonD-1267, 22 Nov 2011If you enter *#*#7378423#*#* as a phone number, then go to service info then dialer. if the to... moreI checked but I already knew that my xplay was fully unlocked and unbranded, this is a great phone, which I will be keeping for a long time
I dont want to make excuse but this smartfone took a long time to produce and they got most of it right.There is one hell of a lot of tech stuffed in this smartfone...Its only one in the world and s/e need to bring out this fone again but streamlined and updated with latest proccessors..Perhaps with Ice Cream Sandwhich on it straight out of box..
I am buying one Monday to try out but wish s/e or Sony now would bring out playstation smartphone 2..
AnonD-27503, 24 Nov 2011URGENT! why i downloaded gammes from android market(for example:Cordy) i can open the game at ... morejust make sure that ur back cover is closed properly as the software does not detect the memory card if the back cover is not closed in the right way as a mean of security !
URGENT! why i downloaded gammes from android market(for example:Cordy) i can open the game at 1st...but after i shut down my phone and open again,my phone cant play the game....(it showed appication not found) anyone know please reply!!
alfonso99,,,,same experience here...ive got loose on slider on my brandnew xperia play..i dont want this phone now...
how to upgrade to 2.3.4? when i click software update its say i hve the latest software....
one more,y i cant download bruce lee?when the download reach 74mb its crash! says error reading file.. huhu.. anybody help..
I love the idea of the playstation mode, but seriusly, where would you play with?Only in cases of large journies.Then it's too large and does not have any QWERTY so i think it's difficult to write texts.It would be finest if it had, i don't know, a 2-slider mode: the QWERTY, and the playstation mode.
dazjp71, 21 Nov 2011I bought my play from http://www.dialaphone.co.uk/aw2/pay-as-you-go/tmobile/sony-ericsson-xper... moreIf you enter *#*#7378423#*#* as a phone number, then go to service info then dialer. if the top value has an x and a number next to it, then it means you have a sim lock restriction.
If the other values next to it have number next to them, it means that the software is updated with your service provider's custom bloatware, and other restrictions etc.
Use watanserver.com to debrand.
Julian, 21 Nov 2011They don't seem to brand the phones these days, just lock the sim.
You could have probably ... more£233 inc postage. It is the white one.
Now, I just discovered that it was o2 branded because I did a software update from 2.3.3. to 2.3.4. and when I switched the phone on and off, it had installed that stupid o2 splash screen.
So to recap, ithe updates to my phone come from o2 and not S.E. direct which means that in the future if there is an update, then O2 has the final say on it :(
However there is a very easy solution for this problem in that I used 'wotanserver.com' to unbrand the phone which will allow me to get my future updates from sony ericsson themselves without having o2's involvement.
It is free and all you need is a laptop/pc and follow the so simple instructions on the site :)
You can confirm weather it works by entering the secret menu dialer code on your phone.
The code is *#*#7378423#*#*
Next goto 'service info' then to 'sim lock'.
before the debranding all the values were five except the top one, now after debranding, they are 0. except for the top one, which is still 4 meaning I just need 02 to allow the use of other sim cards (which they will do).