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Guide | Install Custom Recovery In Any Sony Xperia Device Run Android 7.0 Nougat

Guide | Install Custom Recovery In Any Sony Xperia Device Run Android 7.0 Nougat

Guide | Install Custom Recovery In Any Sony Xperia Device Run Android 7.0 Nougat.

Install Custom Recovery Sony Xperia. Each Android device has a different way to install a custom recovery on it. Depending on the brand and type of operating system used by the current device. So also with Sony Xperia, There are many series that runs on different operating systems. So that each device has a different way to install a custom recovery. Starting from the reason, in this guide I will show you how to custom install recovery In Any Sony Xperia Device Run Android 7.0 Nougat. This guide is for Xperia devices running on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system only. So if your Sony Xperia device runs on an operating system other than Android 7.0 Nougat, please leave this guide.

Android 7.0 Nougat Only available on the new Android device released around 2017. So, this trick doesn't work at the previous operating system. Now, let we start this guide.

Unlock Bootloader.

The first time you need before installing custom recovery in Sony Xperia device is unlocked the bootloader. The active bootloader will prevent unauthorized user to access your personal data. Once your Sony Xperia bootloader is unlocked, you will lose all personal data stored on phone internal memory. For detail information and a tutorial guide, you can follow this link below to unlock the bootloader on your Sony Xperia phone.
http://guidebelajar.blogspot.com/2017/07/guide-unlock-bootloader-sony-xperia-xz-and-xz-premium.html

Prerequisite.

  1. Download and install Flash Tool for Xperia device on your windows computer.
  2. https://developer.sonymobile.com/downloads/tool/flash-tool-for-xperia-devices/
  3. Download a custom recovery.
    • TWRP recovery.
    • https://twrp.me/Devices/

Flashing Custom Recovery.

  1. Once Flash tool for Xperia device successfully installed on your computer, now run it by double click the program icon located on the desktop.
  2. Then, click the Lightning Button on Flash tool app.
    lightning button - xperia flash tool
    lightning button - Xperia flash tool
  3. On the next step, you will see a pop-up window to choose a boot mode. Therefore you must click fastboot mode, and then click OK.
  4. fastboot mode - bootmode chooser
    fastboot mode - bootmode chooser
  5. Then it will open fastboot toolbox, on this window you must click Select Kernel to Flash.
    fastboot toolbox - xperia flashtool
    fastboot toolbox - xperia flashtool
  6. Then you will see a pop-up window wait for fastboot mode.
    wait for fastboot mode
    wait for fastboot mode
  7. At this step, you must do the following task.
    • Unplug your Sony Xperia device.
    • Power off your Sony Xperia
    • Then, Press the volume down button.
    • Plug the USB cable.
  8. Once it ready, Xperia flash tool will automatically ask you to browse where you put the kernel or custom recovery. Once the custom recovery or kernel found, you can click Open.
  9. Now, close the fastboot toolbox window.
  10. Then back to the Xperia flashtool main window, you should see the status as the following image.
    xperia flashtool status
    xperia flashtool status
  11. Finish, now you have successfully installed custom recovery In Any Sony Xperia Device Run Android 7.0 Nougat.
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Guide | Unlock Bootloader Sony Xperia XZ and XZ Premium (Official Method)

Guide | Unlock Bootloader Sony Xperia XZ and XZ Premium (Official Method)

Guide | Unlock Bootloader Sony Xperia XZ and XZ Premium (Official Method).

Unlock Bootloader Xperia XZ. The following guide will show you how to unlock bootloader Sony Xperia XZ, also it works on Sony Xperia XZ Premium. For Sony Xperia XZ Premium you can select Sony Xperia XZ from the list. By unlocking the bootloader on your Sony Xperia XZ device, it possible to install a new custom ROM's or custom recovery. If you'are a standard user, we don't recommend to follow this guide. Only follow this guide if you understand what will you do.

Unlocking the bootloader will delete everything stored in the phone internal memory, and you may void the warranty from the operator. Also, by doing unlock the bootloader the Sony manufacturer can't give a guarantee and responsible the full functionality of your Sony Xperia device. If you are not lucky, your Sony Xperia device will be damaged, for example, due to the device overheating.

Make sure your Sony Xperia XZ device is possible to unlock bootloader with the following method. 

Check Device Bootloader Status.

  1. Open dialer pad on Sony Xperia XZ device.
  2. Then dial this code.
    • *#*#7378423#*#*
  3. It will access the service menu.
  4. From the service menu screen, tap Service info.
  5. Then tap Configuration.
  6. On Rooting Status, Make sure Bootloader unlock allowed should say Yes
  7. Unlock bootloader SOny XPeria XZ
    Unlock bootloader SOny Xperia XZ

Unlock Bootloader Sony Xperia XZ.

Unlock bootloader also perform hard reset or factory reset on your Sony Xperia device. We highly recommend to backup everything stored at phone internal memory to avoid your personal data is lost. Now see the following guide to start unlocking the bootloader.
  1. Enable developer option on your Sony Xperia XZ or XZ Premium.
    • Go to Settings
    • Tap About phone
    • Then on Build number tap seven (7) times to enable developer options.
  2. Then, Enable OEM Unlocking.
    • Go to Settings, 
    • Go into Developer options and enable OEM unlocking.
  3. Now, Visit Sony mobile developer website, Here 
  4. Then, Scroll down this page until reach the end of the page.
  5. Now, select your device from select your device list. At this case, you must select Xperia XZ. Then click continue button.
    unlock bootloader sony xperia XZ
    unlock bootloader Sony Xperia XZ
  6. At the next page, you must enter your valid email address. Then click the Submit button.
  7. Now open inbox in your Email account. You should have the following message in your inbox. 
    unlock bootloader Sony Xperia XZ
    unlock bootloader Sony Xperia XZ
  8. Then click the available link at the Email content. You should see click here to proceed link. 
  9. At the new windows, Enter your IMEI, IDID or MEID number for your Sony Xperia XZ or XZ Premium at the current form. 
    • To see the IMEI number, you can also open the phone dialer on your device and enter *#06#.
    • Unlock Bootloader Xperia XZ
      Unlock Bootloader Xperia XZ
  10. And then click Submit
    • If you enter a correct IMEI number, you will get your Unlock Code, this code is the same as this picture.
      Unlock Bootloader Xperia XZ
      Unlock Bootloader Xperia XZ

Install the Android SDK and the device drivers.

When you get Unlock Code, now you must install Android SDK on your computer, follow the next step here:
  1. Download and install Android SDK, here 
  2. http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html
  3. If you using windows computer, you need to download and install fastboot driver, Here 
  4. http://dl-developer.sonymobile.com/drivers/downloadinf_v1.01.zip
  5. For OSX or Linux, you are not required to install any additional drivers.
  6. Then on your Sony Xperia XZ or XZ Premium device, turn on USB debugging by :
    • Go to Settings > Developer options and Tap to enable USB debugging.

Enter Sony Xperia XZ or XZ Premium To Fastboot.

  1. Power off your Sony Xperia XZ phone.
  2. Then connect your phone to the computer with USB cable, while press and hold the Volume up button at the same time.
  3. For Windows users, when asked for a driver, point to the usb_driver folder where you placed the android_winusb.inf-file, and select the Android Boot loader Interface-file.
  4. When your device is connected, open a command window on your computer and go to the platform-tools folder within the Android SDK folder.
  5. Now, Enter the following command:
    • fastboot devices
  6. Make sure there's no error message comes up at this step.

Entering Unlock Code.

  1. Once you execute this command, This will not be undone. and your warranty will be lost.
  2. So,  If you still want to unlock the boot loader of your device, enter the following command :
    • fastboot -i 0x0fce oem unlock 0x077C1E5A36F8AEC9
  3. Which the bold number is your unlock code.
  4. Once again, make sure there is no error message on your computer screen.
  5. Done, now you have successfully unlocked bootloader your Sony Xperia XZ or XZ Premium.
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How to Install TWRP on Sony Xperia XZ Premium.

How to Install TWRP on Sony Xperia XZ Premium.

How to Install TWRP on Sony Xperia XZ Premium.

Install TWRP Sony Xperia XZ premium. The following guide will show you how to install TWRP on Sony Xperia XZ Premium device. So, if you have a plan to root your Xperia XZ Premium, you can follow this guide. By installing TWRP recovery to your phone, it will allow you to install custom ROM or flash SuperSU to get root access on your device. Someone at XDA forum (Myself5) has been released a new TWRP recovery for the Sony Xperia XZ Premium device.

The following TWRP is fully touch driven user interface, and no more a power key to mash. Just follow this guide below to install a TWRP recovery on your Sony Xperia XZ Premium.

Prerequisite.

  1. TWRP recovery for Sony Xperia XZ Premium.
  2. https://dl.myself5.de/maple/TWRP/
  3. Sony FlashTool 
  4. http://tinyurl.com/llgv3dt
  5. Sony Xperia XZ Premium Driver.

Step By Step Flash TWRP recovery into Xperia XZ Premium.

  1. Download all prerequisite files above, save it in the computer folder.
  2. To install the custom recovery you must unlock bootloader your Sony Xperia XZ Premium. See the following guide to unlock bootloader your device.
  3. http://guidebelajar.blogspot.com/2017/07/guide-unlock-bootloader-sony-xperia-xz-and-xz-premium.html
  4. Once your Sony Xperia XZ Premium already unlocked, it's time to flash or install a custom recovery to this device. Follow this guide for detail instructions.
  5. http://guidebelajar.blogspot.com/2017/07/guide-install-custom-recovery-in-Xperia-android-nougat.html
  6. Finish.
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Guide | Hard Reset Micromax Canvas 2 New Q4310 to Remove Forgotten Password.

Guide | Hard Reset Micromax Canvas 2 New Q4310 to Remove Forgotten Password.

Guide | Hard Reset Micromax Canvas 2 New Q4310 to Remove Forgotten Password.

Factory Reset Micromax Canvas 2 New Q4310. If you have forgotten the password, security screen lock screen, or PIN on your Micromax Canvas 2 New Q4310 smartphone, You can't use your phone to make any call or send a text message to someone. Your Micromax Canvas 2 New Q4310 will only be stuck at password prompt or security pattern lock screen. You must force to enter a correct password or draw a pattern lock screen. In this state, there is no another way to force your device entering phone menu. The only one method performs a hard reset or factory reset on your Micromax Canvas 2 New Q4310. And now, we will show you how to do it.

The following table is Micromax Canvas 2 New Q4310 Specification.

Specifications
Detail
Product Released - 2017, July
Display - 5.0 inches
- IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
CPU - Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU - Mali-T720
Chipset - Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Operating System
- Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
Memory - 3 GB of RAM
Camera - 13 MP (Main Camera)
- 5 MP (Secondary Camera)
Versions-


Guide To Master Reset Micromax Canvas 2 New Q4310.

  1. To start the hard reset on your Micromax Canvas 2 New Q4310, your battery must be fully charged. Or at least has 78% of battery capacity.
  2. Always make a backup to everything stored at phone internal memory, during the hard reset process all data will be wiped.
  3. Now, turn of your Micromax Canvas 2 New Q4310.
  4. Once your Micromax Canvas 2 New Q4310 completely power off, turn on it again by press and hold the following button located at phone body.
    • Volume Up button + Power Button.
  5. Then release all button.
  6. Now press the Volume Down button.
  7. You will see (powered by android and then green android logo)
  8. At this step, you must press and hold two buttons again.
    • Volume Up button + Power Button.
  9. Release all button, if Android System Recovery comes up at your screen.
  10. At Android System Recovery  you must select wipe data/factory reset  using volume down button. And use Power button to confirm
  11. Then, navigate use volume down again to move down and highlight yes -- delete all user data. and press power button again to confirm.
  12. Just wait the hard reset process on Micromax Canvas 2 New Q4310.
  13. At the final step, highlight reboot system now  to reboot your Micromax Canvas 2 New Q4310.
  14. Finish.
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Hard Reset Micromax Bolt Q338 to Remove Forgotten Security Pattern Lock.

Hard Reset Micromax Bolt Q338 to Remove Forgotten Security Pattern Lock.

Hard Reset Micromax Bolt Q338 to Remove Forgotten Security Pattern Lock.

Hard Reset Micromax Bolt Q338. The following guide will show you how to perform the hard reset on Micromax Bolt Q338, Hard reset also known as with Master reset. It will restore all device setting to default factory setting. Your installed applications, data, and a file will be deleted. It will never be undone. Use this guide to fix forgotten password or security pattern lock screen only. The following guide uses the external button to perform a hard reset on Micromax Bolt Q338. 

Information about Micromax Bolt Q338 device.

Specifications
Detail
Product Released - 2015, September
Display - 7.0 inches
- TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
CPU - Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU - Mali-400MP2
Chipset - Spreadtrum SC8830
Operating System
- Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
Memory - 1,5 GB of RAM
Camera - 8 MP (Main Camera)
- 2 MP (Secondary Camera)
Versions-

Step By Step Hard Reset Micromax Bolt Q338.

  1. Make sure to keep your battery at a fully charged, or at least your phone has 80%^ of battery capacity.
  2. Your data will be lost during the hard reset process, try to backup it as soon as possible at the other storage.
  3. Turn off your Micromax Bolt Q338.
  4. Once it completely turns off, turn on it again by a press and hold the following button at the same time.
    • Volume Up + Volume Down + Power Button.
  5. Release all button if you see the following picture on your screen.
    reset Micromax Bolt Q338
    reset Micromax Bolt Q338
  6. On this screen, you can choose what will do on the next step.
    • Select Volume Up button to enter Recovery Mode.
    • Select Volume down button to enter factory mode.
  7. To continue the hard reset process, you can press Volume Up button.
  8. Then, you will see Powered by Android comes up on your phone screen. 
    Android logo
    Android logo
  9. Step 8, above will disappear. And you will see green Android logo with no command comes up.
    Android no command
    Android no command
  10. To enter Android system recovery mode, just press the power button.
    Recovery mode Micromax Bolt Q338
    Recovery mode Micromax Bolt Q338
  11. On this screen, you can use the volume down button to highlight wipe data/factory reset.
  12. Then press the Volume Up button to confirm.
  13. Now you will be taken to confirm wipe all user data screen. Use the volume down to highlight yes --- delete all user data. Then confirm it using Volume Up.
    delete all user data Micromax Bolt Q338
    delete all user data Micromax Bolt Q338
  14. The hard reset process will start automatically. Look at the bottom of the screen to see hard reset process. Once it says Data Wipe complete, just reboot your Micromax Bolt Q338.
  15. Back to Android system recovery mode to highlight reboot system now. And then press the volume Up to reboot Micromax Bolt Q338.
  16. Finish.
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Guide | How to Find Any Blogger Widget Id.

Guide | How to Find Any Blogger Widget Id.

Guide | How to Find Any Blogger Widget Id.

Find Any Blogger Widget Id. The following guidelines will explain how to find any Blogger widget Id on your blogger dashboard. An Id used to identify all widget on the Blogger template. So, if you have more than one of widget installed on your blogger, it will help you to identify them one by one. Generally, people add a gadget or widget via Add a Gadget on Blogger Layout. Then, Blogger will automatically generate an Id for the current widget without any confirmations. There are some methods to find an Id for the widget you look for. Find it inside the blogger HTML template, or find it on the Layout status bar.

Now, just follow this guide below to find your Widget or Gadget Id.

Find any Blogger Widget Id.

  1. Log in to your Blogger account.
  2. Once you have successfully login to your Blogger dashboard, now click Layout menu.
    Blogger Layout menu
    Blogger Layout menu
  3. Then choose desired Widget or Gadget you want to find an Id. For example, we want to find an Id a widget with a My Widget title. 
    Blogger Widget
    Blogger Widget
  4. Then, click a pencil icon or edit link at the current widget. It will open a new widget configuration pop-up window.
    edit widget
    edit widget
  5. You will see an URL of the widget on top of the window. The URL is very long text, just find the text that says HTML and number. (example. HTML1).
    widget configuration windows
    widget configuration windows
  6. Then click maximize (the square icon, located at the top right corner of the windows) on the widget configuration windows. It will view the current windows in full screen.
  7. Now, you can see the URL in full. 
    widget Id
    widget Id
  8. If click to large the picture, you will see complete URL.
    • https://www.blogger.com/rearrange?blogID=9056077562822556047&action=editWidget&sectionId=sidebar_bottom&widgetType=null&widgetId=HTML1
  9. At the end of the URL is the Widget or Gadget Id. It means your Widget Id is HTML1.
  10. Finish.
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Guide | How to Create a Sticky or Floating Widget in Blogger.

Guide | How to Create a Sticky or Floating Widget in Blogger.

Guide | How to Create a Sticky or Floating Widget in Blogger.

Make a Sticky Widget. What is a sticky widget? This is a floating or fixed widget that will stay on your page if visitor scroll down the page to view more blog content. So, your sticky widget will not disappear on your page when the page is scrolled down. So, the visitor's attention will be focused on your sticky widget. Use this widget to display your own content only, or create a clear blog navigation. Don't try to display any ads which prohibit the publisher embed the ads code using the sticky widget. 

The following guidelines only work on Blogger-based web platforms. So, if you want to try applying this guide on the other web based platform it may not be working properly. This is a simple task you can do by yourself, just choose the desired widget on your blog. Selected widget will be visible all the time on your page during the visitor scrolled your blog page. 

This guide applicable on every widget or element that has an Html ID. If you wish to use this trick on your blog page, you can read more instruction below.

Install a Sticky Widget.

  1. Log in to your blog account.
  2. Then, Select the blog you want to create a sticky widget in it.
  3. Click layout menu on your blog dashboard.
  4. Specify where you want to place a sticky widget on your blog page, you can put the widget at sidebar or at the top of your post. 
  5. For example, we will create an HTML or java script widget that will appear in the sidebar. the HTML code is shown below.
  6. <div style="width:300px;height:250px;border:1px solid #3103fb;"><h2>My Widget</h2></div>
  7. If you have successfully created this widget, the widget should look like this.
    sticky widget
    sticky widget
  8. Now, get your HTML ID for the widget. How to do it? See this guide to find a Widget Id
    • For example your widget HTML ID is HTML9
  9. Then copy and paste the following code into your HTML template. Put this code above the </body> tag, 
  10. <script>
    // Sticky widget by Bloggersentral.com
    // Tutorial at http://www.bloggersentral.com/2013/04/how-to-make-any-widget-sticky.html 
    // Free to use or share, but please keep this notice intact.
    //<![CDATA[
    bs_makeSticky("YOUR_WIDGET_ID"); // enter your widget ID here
    function bs_makeSticky(elem) {
        var bs_sticky = document.getElementById(elem);
        var scrollee = document.createElement("div");
        bs_sticky.parentNode.insertBefore(scrollee, bs_sticky);
        var width = bs_sticky.offsetWidth;
        var iniClass = bs_sticky.className + ' bs_sticky';
        window.addEventListener('scroll', bs_sticking, false);
        function bs_sticking() {
            var rect = scrollee.getBoundingClientRect();
            if (rect.top < 0) {
                bs_sticky.className = iniClass + ' bs_sticking';
                bs_sticky.style.width = width + "px";
            } else {
                bs_sticky.className = iniClass;
            }
        }
    }
    //]]>
    </script>
    
    <style>
    .bs_sticking {background:#f2f2f2 !important; position:fixed !important; top:0; z-index:9999; box-shadow:0px 10px 4px -5px rgba(0,0,0,0.3); margin-top: 0; position:relative\9 !important;}
    </style> 
  11. Then replace YOUR_WIDGET_ID with your own HTML ID, now the code will change with; 
    • bs_makeSticky("HTML9");
  12. Than, click save theme in your blog edit template.
  13. Before click back, make sure to preview the result on your blog page.
  14. Finish, good luck to applied a sticky widget on your blog post.

Video Guide.

How to Create a Sticky or Floating Widget in Blogger.

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