How to Capture Screenshots of Sony Ericsson Xperia X10
The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is upgradable upto Android 2.1 and so far, no application is there for capturing screenshots on phone. But there is an alternate way of doing that. Follow the instructions below and have fun…
At first, you need to download and install the Android SDK and Java SE SDK. You can download them from here:
When you are done with downloading, then follow the following steps.
Extract the Google Android SDK
Install the Java SE SDK
On Sony Ericsson Xperia X10:
Go To Home
Press the Menu button
Check the USB debugging checkbox.
Now you are ready to start the journey…
Connect your Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 to your computer via USB and Windows will install all the drivers
Go To the Android SDK folder where you extracted your Android SDK and run the SDK Setup.exe to start the program
When the program is launched, you will get a window like the image above.
Update its list of operating system SDKs available from Google.
Un-Check the section next to the URL that is shown in the application
You will get a list of Android SDKs and Google APIs
[Select all available packages for maximum compatibility]
After downloading all the files, close the application.
Go to the Tools folder inside the Android SDK folder
Double click on DDMS.BAT and the Dalvik Debug Monitor will be executed
The application will launch with a DOS command window and eventually a Windows based application.
Your phone will be listed on the left hand side
Click on it to select
Click on the Device menu and select Screen Capture or use the CTRL+S keys
The capture now appears on your screen
Click on the Copy button and Paste the screenshot into Paint or Photoshop.
[Because there is a known bug that does not carry over the colors of the actual screenshot inside the capture utility]
Are you expecting something more? You now have an awesome screenshot from the display of your Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. Repeat last 4 steps to capture more screenshots.