7/4/12

[Guide]Rooting Xperia S ICS and GB (Locked Bootloaders)


This tutorial will show you how to root your xperia s

Make Sure You are on gingerbread stock rom

ROOT TOOLKIT 1.0.1 http://www.mediafire.com/?nrq4t17p98wwn8z

(1) Application Settings: [Unknown sources] checked {Allowed}
(2) Application Settings: Development [USB debugging] checked {Allowed}
(3) Application Settings: Development [Stay awake] checked {Allowed}
(4) Settings -> Display settings [Screen timeout] Set to 30 minutes
*If your screen goes off just once then you won’t be able to return to the installation properly. Very important!!
Please think about your battery and try to keep the display brightness to a minimum.
(5) Please use a regular picture for the background. Do not use the default live wallpaper.
(6) Charge the Xperia S’s battery to 80%.
(7) Use the Generic CH (1257-3740) XPERIA S LT26i ROM (6.1.A.0.452).
Can be found here along with the latest FLASTOOL link: http://www.xdafileserver.nl/index.ph...9%2FSTOCK+ROMS
(8) Net framework 3.5 or later

[Installation Process]

(1) Connect device to PC via USB cable and execute step1.bat

(2) Power down the device and flash LT26i ROM (6.1.A.0.452) with Flashtool
Wipe: (Uncheck the following) *See attached picture*
・Wipe data
・Wipe cache
・Wipe apps log
Exclude: (Uncheck all in the exclude section)
・Exclude partition *When available*
Misc: No final verification (Checked)

*Close Flashtool every time after you finish using it.
*If Flashtool is not closed properly then adb will not function correctly.

(3) Power on the device and execute step2.bat.
*During this step your device will not charge even if connected via the USB cable.
*Please be aware that if your device powers off due to low battery there is a chance of the phone bricking.

(4) Power down the device and flash Xperia S Gingerbread or ICS ROM which ever you prefer with Flashtool.
Wipe: (Uncheck the following) *See attached picture*
・Wipe data
・Wipe cache
・Wipe apps log
Exclude: (Uncheck all in the exclude section)
・Exclude partition *When available*
Misc: No final verification (Checked)

*Close Flashtool every time after you finish using it.
*If Flashtool is not closed properly then adb will not function correctly.


After your boot set up is complete you will see ‘acore process closed (stopped working) unexpectedly’, just close the dialog box and wait for the phone to settle.


Connect the device to the PC via USB and execute step3.bat.
If the process doesn’t execute or connect correctly, stop the batch process and execute again.
Wait for the batch process to complete. (You are waiting for the ADBD to finish)
*Please be careful not to have your screen go off here. You’ll have trouble returning the installation process.

(6) Execute step4.bat (Your phone might reboot after this process)
Continue with the execution of step5.bat.

(7) Power down the device and Xperia s whichever you have GB or ICS ROM with Flashtool.
Wipe: (check the following) *See attached picture*
・Wipe data
・Wipe cache
・Wipe apps log
Exclude: (check all in the exclude section)
Misc: No final verification (Checked)

*Close Flashtool every time after you finish using it.
*If Flashtool is not closed properly then adb will not function correctly.

(8) Power on the device and install SuperUser from the Google PLAY store. Titanium Backup is optional.

Complete


[Credits]

Ver1.0.1 docomo SO-03D both acro HD models and xperia s succefully compatible

Referenced material from:
TwitterID: lizan -san
TwitterID: piccoro28 -san
TwitterID: yuucyarisu -san

Thank you.
Japanese version originally posted byふーか (HUHKA)


This guide is originally intended for the Japanese Sony Xperia acro HD docomo SO-3D and KDDI IS12S models.

*Please use precaution*
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THANKS:

puriketsuangel TwitterID: yuucyarisu
huhka_com http://arrowstab-f01d.blogspot.fr/
Kreeckmann For being the first to point out how to remove .txt errors
tommyrumbler For workaround due to .txt errors

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1742992

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