Sailfish OS on Xperia 10 Plus, what is working and what is not

What is also not working most of the time is to shut down the device properly. Sure this bug is in aosp, but it annoyed me so much that the x10+ is a brick for me atm, after not getting lineageos20. I hope the new ubports will land on it, but they also have trouble with volte, so only just for fun…

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This bug is especially annoying when repairing the phone!

I prefer SFOS on it, it’s a fantastic large screen, the largest one for SFOS and better to use than any Android-derivates, i.e. LineageOS.

I changed once screen and battery. For me all works fairly well in this phone, dual-sim + sd-card and fingerprint reader.

The biggest drawback is the relatively short battery life but that’s Sony’s fault releasing such large phone with a tiny battery. I’m planning to replace the battery once again with a larger capacity one. It’s a challenge to open and close this phone properly but I’m experienced.

There is / was a similar issue on the X10 (without plus), there you can shutdown the device by pressing and holding Vol UP + Power buttons until the device vibrates 3 times. This needs abt. 30 seconds. Then release both buttons quickly and then it should stay turned off and not reboot.

Works only if the charger is NOT connected!!


If you put the phone with battery discharged into the charger you’ll get a black but turned on screen and the phone will heat up

It’s normal that the phone shows some symbols on the screen when turned off but charging. But it shouldn’t boot up and ask for unlock code.