Now that you have got a rooted Xperia X8, installed xRecovey, JIT and Link2SD, Live Wallpapers and everything is working fine...
What's next? Playing games, using widgets and apps?
SONY Ericsson has officially stop developing Android OS for the Xperia X8.
Eclair 2.1.1. is the last software update.
Wondered what it would be like to run Gingerbread 2.3 on your Xperia X8?
I have been using a "ported" new ROM called GingerDX
This "Gingerbread" Android ROM 2.3 is stable.
GingerDX ROM Features:
Clean stock CM7. Latest Gingerbread 2.3.5.
Fully working Camera
Minimal number of apps are installed.
Lightweight: maximum 99MB of free RAM.
My favorite modules: X8Gesture v007, X8Undervolt v001, X8MDDI v001, AX8 SMARTASS
The usual things with other ROMs: wifi / bluetooth / usb / sensors / 3d / video / fmradio / camera / rooted / jit / zipaligned / app2sd / ...
Smooth. It IS as smooth as CM6 in 2D (menu scrolling/flinging...)
WEP adhoc supported
Dual Recovery and reboot to xRecovery/CWM
CallMeLouder: Louder ringer when the phone is inside bags.
Improved Flipping down mutes ringer
Flipping down snoozes alarm
Disable LED notification in night
Back button ends call
Built-in Transparent Status Bar support
Hide avatar in SMS
Quick Copy / Quick Paste
View.measure() method caching for improved 2D performance
Custom carrier text
Built-in loop ringtone support without OGG editing
Optimized ("smoothened") scrolling/flinging
v018 Update: October 25 v018 - Small Improvements
CM Nightlies Hero 223. CM 7.1.0.
Temporarily removed recent apps on status bar.
Some translations added.
v017 Update: October 02 v017. Fixes
Fixed WiFi with stock kernel.
Fixed DSP Manager FCs
Restored boot sound
Restored Sense ringtone.
- Rooted Xperia X8
- xRecovery installed
- ClockworkMod Recovery*
- Latest kernel and latest baseband xxx015
If you are stuck in a boot loop it's because you have got an old baseband xxx006
Download FlashTool and flash Baseband 015
(A) Make a backup of whatever ROM you are using
1. Restart Xperia X8
2. Multiple click back button when SE logo appears
3. Go to Backup / Restore <click><backup>
4. When backup is complete <reboot> X8
(B) Installation of GingerDX ROM:
1a. Download GingerDX v018 ROM
1b. Download GingerDX v017 ROM
1c. Download GingerDX v013 ROM
2. Copy ROM to sdcard
3. Reboot to ClockworkMod Recovery*
4. Install custom zip
For those who do not have ClockworkMod Recovery
a) download ClockworkMod Recovery
b) flash the ClockworkMod Recovery zip file using xRecovery
c) reboot into ClockworkMod Recovery
(C) Support Files You May Require:
Timescape for GingerDX
Stock Kernel for GingerDX
Other Files You May Require
LauncherPro Plus Unlocker
Android Gingerbread User Manual
SONY Xperia X8 User Guide
SONY Ericsson Support Website
PC Companion, USB Drivers for Xperia X8, SEUS & Media Sync
Don't forget to hit the link and thank Doixanh for the GingerDX ROM. I did not make the ROM I am just a user. All credits for the GingerDX ROM goes to Doixanh. Do hit his link and thank him if you like the GingerDX ROM.
If you need any help... you can post your problems/issues here.