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Anonymous(anon)
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Xperia play wont turn on...

i have a r800a xperia play but when i go to turn it on it just vibrates after holding the button down for a while but does not turn on , have tried to reflash it but it is not reconised as a device

Any ideas or input?

Thx

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Dr_Chris
Posts: 7,503
Registered: ‎2010-08-16

Re: Xperia play wont turn on...

Have you tried doing this both with PC companion and the update service?

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slimshaddy
Posts: 6,623
Registered: ‎2011-06-28

Re: Xperia play wont turn on...

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uliwooly-wooly
Posts: 7,347
Registered: ‎2011-09-08

Re: Xperia play wont turn on...

And once it's working make sure you backup everything

This is how to backup

Settings -> privacy -> Back up my data and Automatic restore should be selected

and also

Use one of these links to download the

Backup & Restore app

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1193802

or

http://www.elita-clan.com/downloads/backup_and_restore_v010935.apk

http://www.elita-clan.com/downloads/backup_and_restore_v010935.apkor
http://www.mediafire.com/?1n07llajeaoo03y

How to install it

You need to

go to settings -> applications -> check unknown sources

download IO File Manager

https://market.android.com/details?id=org.openintents.filemanager&feature=search_result

download the backup & restore app, transfer it to your SD card, use OI file manager to find it -> tap on it -> install it

Contacts

just to play it safe sync your contacts w/ google if you haven't already

open your phonebook

press MENU button -> tap on Send Contacts -> select all -> send it to your email

on your computer

-> download the file -> go to your gmail -> click on contacts -> click on more actions -> on the drop down menu click on "import" -> choose the file -> and click import

Apps

Don't worry so much about backing up your apps

on your computer go to

market.android.com -> log in -> click on My Library -> and send all your apps to your phone

market my library.JPGmarket my library 02.JPGmarket my library 03.JPGmarket my library 04.JPG

SMS/MMS

if you don't want to use the backup & restore app then

Install "backup SMS" to back up your SMS and MMS to your Gmail

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.zegoggles.smssync&feature=search_result

or your SMS use

"backup & restore SMS"

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.riteshsahu.SMSBackupRestore&feature=search_result

or for your MMS use "Save MMS"

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.schwimmer.android.mmsextract&feature=search_result

Call Logs

And for call logs this is great

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.yang.android.ansta