Monday, June 27, 2011

How to install xRecovery to Xperia X8

This is a method of installing xRecovery to Xperia X8

DISCLAIMER: Please use the info below at your own risk with no warranty of any kind.

Xperia X8 must be E15i NOT E15a
Xperia X8 must have the latest firmware: Eclair 2.1.1.A.0.6
Xperia X8 must be ROOTED - use SuperOneClick
Xperia X8 must have Busybox 1.1.7 installed (from Android Market - it's free)

IMPORTANT Note for BusyBox
What you have downloaded from Android Market is the [B][COLOR="Blue"]BusyBox Installer[/COLOR][/B]
After you get the app from the Android Market you still need to <launch> and <install> BusyBox

E15a has UMTS/HSPA 850/1900/2100 
E15i has UMTS/HSPA 900/2100 
If you have E15a and use <xRecovery_E15i_installer.apk> you will lose 3G/GPS/GSM services.


Step 1: Download, unzip, copy to SD Card and install <xRecovery_E15i_installer.apk>
Step 2: Reboot and when the words Sony Ericsson appears on startup <multiple click> the back button.

xRecovery USAGE:
Select Buttons = Volume Up & Volume Down Buttons
Enter Button = Home Button
Back Button = Back Button

To BACKUP your Xpedia X8's current ROM
select <backup and restore><backup> from the menu

This will create a backup file in your SD Card <SD/xRecovery/backup> 
You can copy this backup file to your PC for safe keeping and at a later date copy it back to your SD card </xRecovery/backup> to restore

To RESTORE from a backup of your current ROM
select <backup and restore><restore> from menu & select the <file_name>

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