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  1. nelsoncns

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    Hi, I m Nelson from Malaysia.
    I used to be a Nokia user, having 3 Nokia phones before and now 1st time changing to X8 android..
    I just bought a Black Xperia X8 yesterday as they said this is the best cheapest Android phone now in the market.
    But I am totally stranger for android and even to Sony Ericsson phone.. Never used it before..

    Thus, can I know, anything I can do to made my X8 a better phone?
    Any apps that I should have for the phone?
    Also, can I install Angry Birds in my X8, been downloading the whole day, but still not working..
    Thanks..
     

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    First of all, you should root your phone. Basically root is the same as jailbreak for iPhone.
     
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    What u mean by root the phone? Sorry, not really good in technology..
    How to root? Thanks.. =)
     
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    Also, how about the task manager? Which one is the best?
    Am sorry, really first time user of Android and Sony Ericsson phone here.. =)
    Thanks~
     
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    Advanced Task Manager

    Everyone using it ... i guess .
     
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    Izzit just download from the market? Thanks~ =)
     
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    Yes, it's available there.
     
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    Ok.. Thanks..
    Anything else I should do with my X8 to make it a better phone?
     
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    download the drivers from the superoneclick post
     
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    Ok.. Finally I done rooted my X8..
    Task Manager or Task Killer?
    Anything else should I install in the X8 to make it a cooler device?
    Thanks..
     
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    Ok.. I tried to download Handcent sms in market.. But it's always hang at 44%.. How can i solved this problem?
    Thanks~ =)
     
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    Always? try too reboot your phone. btw why don't you try another sms app. I'm using GO SMS in my X8.
     
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    What u mean by reboot the phone? Sorry, totally stranger to the technology world.. How to reboot? Thanks~ =)
     
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    Hmm the download of my phone tend to pause halfway no matter how many times i redownload.. as for ASTRO, keep pausing on 12% while Handcent sms pausing at 44%..
    Help anyone?
    Thanks~
     
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    In your text input box, long press and select input method and then select HTC_IME.
     
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    hey mate

    dont bother with task killing - its not worth the effort.

    If you want to save battery have a look through this forum - theres a thread dedicated to it.

    Sulhel has many posts which are helpful - have a look through this forum
     
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    Don't really agree with the "no task killing" conspiracy. I'm a "sometimes task kill" adept. You can task kill all you want and eventualy you'll learn to do it the proper way.
     
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    Well, thanks~!! Its finally working now~!!
    Also, Can i ask something to you?
    I dunno why but the download of my phone tend to pause halfway no matter how many times i redownload.. For example ASTRO, keep pausing on 12% while Handcent sms pausing at 44%..
    Any solution for this?
    Thanks~
     
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    Hi guys,

    Sorry I can't help, as I will be in same position. My new X8 arriving tomorrow. I am new to Android as well, so will be following advice on this thread and rooting the phone...

    Andy
     
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    Maybe ur connection. check whether its download status changed to "download paused" or not. hope this helps ;)
     
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    Yeah.. changed to download paused.. Then izzit mean my connection problem?? Thanks~ =)
     
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    I am really sorry for keep asking question as I am totally new first timer to X8 and Android and also an idiot for technology.
    I never used a forum before, thus I hope that you all wont feeling me like spamming.
    I had gone through the forum and I found some threads for my question, but I still not understand about it.
    Therefore, I just wanna seek an answer for my questions in a thread here that I can keep focusing on.
    I am just a geek who watch TV and movies all the time, and never really explore the technology devices before.
    So, I don't really understand the term that you all used, such as 'reboot', 'root', etc..
    So, can anyone help me with the simplest term that I can understand please.
    Here are some questions that I wanna ask.

    1)- What should I do after I rooted my phone? Anything else I should install for it, for example: Root Explorer.. or is there anything else I should do?
    2)- Why should we partition our sd card and how to partition sd card? (p/s: I am using Mac)
    3)- Then to install apps in my sd card, is it I had to install app2sd? Or is there any other way? How?
    4)- As I go through the forum, I saw about this ROM thing. What is ROM? Is it necessary to have it?
    5)- How can i make my X8 a cooler and a better device? I hope I can use the phone as long as I can as I do not want to change other phone for at least several years

    Really a BIG thank you for everyone out there who can help me here.
    And a BIG sorry if I was treated as a spam.
    Thank you very much. :)
     

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