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2014-09-12 09:56 AM
2012-11-02 11:29 AM
i juz bought my xperia s recently, actually my 1st ever smartphone so i really dun know anything about the software and stuffs, when i go back home i found out that my xperia s is running on an android 4.0.4 baidu version instead of google, so i want to ask anyone who knows the steps to convert it to google version
2012-11-02 01:53 PM
Where did you get your phone was it from a retail outlet or private purchase from for example eBay
I only ask because I'm almost sure that Baidu Roms are a Chinese custom Rom varient,
However if you want to use an official Rom then you may have to manually flash so you will need to decide which firmware version you want and which country if a Rom is available
To flash manually you will need to follow these instructions - Ignore the title debrand it's the process that you need to follow http://www.xperiablog.net/2012/03/26/debrand-your-xperia-s-tutorial/
Or as I have already done for a few members on here I could do this for you by remote networking
2012-11-02 07:06 PM
thommo: I guest u can say that i bought it through private purchase because in my country there are many unofficial retailers selling mobile phones from China with cheaper price, i'll try the steps that u suggested and see how it goes first
2012-11-02 07:15 PM
one more thing i juz found out is that memory card: No file found which is different from the website u showed me where there have serial numbers
2012-11-02 07:21 PM
Do you have a prefered language as default or country as default - IE: Your phone is China orientated but you want the UK, Indian or German etc as for SD card the XS does not have one it's built in and is called External memory but it's built in - Anything on this external memory will not be deleted unless you go into your settings on your phone and choose to wipe your external memory
2014-09-12 10:20 AM
This folder must be created by an app that you have downloaded. I'm afraid i can't say what app that does it but a search on Google indicates ES File Explorer but could also be other apps.
2014-09-12 10:37 AM
I have it too. its not because of 4.4.4 update mine is still 4.4.2
es ex. shows the folder with icons of app belongs to and it seems baidu is not belogs to es ex.
probably of watsapp or viber
by the way it is empty on my ZL.
2014-09-12 06:32 PM - edited 2014-09-12 06:33 PM
Hi! i having the same problem here with this update of firmware.
I try by two way by OTA and SPC, but i had the same results... look like this "baidu" script is on the original firmware (look at the date of folders, weird the date is 04/10/1970 ????) , the phone was wipe/reset hard reset... so i think this can´t be a residual trash...