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How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

Are you using a PIN?



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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

hello .. plzzzz help !

i have xperia z cracked screen and the touch screen doesnt work , i want to get some photos i took it last day >>

how can get i them ? i read a tip : to press on and off button with the upper volume key ... but i didnt undersant it much , p,zz someone xplain it to me or give me another solution ..

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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

You cannot get them if you have a password...



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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

oh theres a pattern Slightly frowning Face 

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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

If the touchscreen is broken,there is no way you could even recover.I am sorry.



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Message 16 of 127

Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen SOLVED

usb-2.0-a-naar-micro-usb-b-usb-otg-adapter-0.11-meter-inclusief-connectors.jpg

if you use a cable like this you can connect a mouse and then unlock your screen. Thats how i did it.

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Message 17 of 127

Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

Hi, exact same problem as jelmer my screen is completly finished i can't see or use it but I desperatly need the pictures off the phone tried the resetting way stated in this thread but no luck got a feeling I'm missing something in the process everytime I do it it still says i need to insert drive has any else found another way? Like I said i really want these photos off the phone of my daughters first few months. I have dropbox and memory card to recover some but there still some on the internal memory of the phone I need to recover
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Message 18 of 127

Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

OMG .. The USB to go saved me .. I bought one and connected my phone to a mouse and used the mouse to unlock my phone .. Thaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaanks

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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

How did you turn it off and on when you can't use the touch screen to confirm switch off! I have the same problem - O2 will repair my phone if I send it off but it will be wiped and I have lots of stuff that I want from it :-(

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Re: How to copy files from a locked XperiaZ with broken screen

if its the same as the Z1 there's a tiny red reset button next to the Sim card holder, press it in it turns the phone off but doesn't restart it