Sony Ericsson updated Xperia Play R800i / R800a till Android 4.0 ICS, but no udpdates after that. It is one of the first PlayStation-certified Android devices, but Sony doesn’t seem to release Android 4.1.2 Jelly bean for this phone. CM10 Jelly Bean is now available for the Xperai Play. You can easily install Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean CM10 on Xperia Play R800i / R800a with the tutorial given below. As you continue reading below the tutorial, we will tell you how to update Xperia Play R800i / R800a to CM10 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean firmware with complete steps and instructions. […]
After the official Android 4.0 ICS software update for Sony Ericsson Xperia Play R800i / R800a, we don’t think Sony will bring out Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean now. But not to worry, because you can still get Jelly Bean on your Xperia Play with a custom ROM. You can easily install Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean CM10 on Xperia Play R800i / R800a with the tutorial given below. You need to have ClockworkMod recovery installed from before. In this tutorial, we will tell you how to update Xperia Play R800i / R800a to CM10 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean firmware with complete […]
Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play R800i has already been updated to the official Android 4.0 ICS software update, but if you want to enhance it with more features and tweaks, we recommend installing the just released final version of CM9 Android 4.0.4 ICS. It is based on AOSP adn will give you the pure Android experience on your XPERIA Play R800i. In this tutorial, we will explain and guide you through the process of how to install CM9 Android 4.0.4 ICS on Sony Xperia Play R800i with complete steps and precautionary steps that you should take while installing custom ROMs. Remember, this […]
Sony Xperia Play users are still not sure if their Android phone will be updated to the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean or will be left out to support newer Sony Xperia devices. You can move on to Android 4.0 ICS custom firmware, but still no signs of the official update. Gin2JellyBean is an Android 2.3.4 based custom ROM that brings a Jelly Bean themed ROM for you. In this tutorial, we will explain and guide you through the process of how to install Gin2JellyBean (Android 2.3.4) on Sony Xperia Play with complete steps and precautionary steps that you should […]
Sony Xperia Play was the first phone to sport the PlayStation Suite and allowed you to play PlayStation certified games on your Android phone. Now you can enjoy Android 4.0.3 ICS on XPERIA Play with the help of XDark custom ROM. Remember, this is not an official firmware by Sony, but just a custom ICS ROM for XPERIA Play users. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of installing Android 4.0.3 ICS custom ROM on Sony Xperia Play with complete steps and tips. Let’s get on with the tutorial now below.
Sony Ericsson, or should we now say, Sony Xperia phones have always been one of the last few ones to get software updates. We all saw what happened with the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 software updates. Looks like Sony doesn’t want to stay behind this time and have already released the first teaser of their Android 4.0 ICS software update. Android 4.0 beta is now available for the Sony Xperia Play. This is not the full release, but in fact, just the first beta version for early testers to try and point out any bugs that they find the upcoming […]
Just a while ago we wrote about how you can unlock the bootloader of Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play. We now bring you another full tutorial on how you can root XPERIA Play now. Rooting your Android phone means you can now run all your favourite root apps like the Titanium Backup and gain file system access to modify, tweak or change system files for any extra functionality you want to add to your phone.